Fujairah Collage

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Johnny Rodgers Band Performing in Fujairah

You’re Invited

You are invited to a public performance by the Johnny Rodgers Band in Fujairah on Tuesday, 27 September 2011 commencing at 8.30pm.


This evening of American jazz and rock music is being held in the performance theatre of the Higher Colleges of Technology-Fujairah Women’s College.


This is a free performance and bookings are not essential.

The event is being held under the patronage of His Highness, Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Chairman of the Fujairah Culture and Media Authority (FCMA).

It is being staged by the FCMA in collaboration with the US Consulate General of Dubai and the HCT-Fujairah.

Cultural Exchange

The evening will recognize and promote 40 years of friendship between the UAE and the USA.

The Fujairah event is part of a tour by the New York-based Johnny Rodgers Band of six countries in the Middle East—Jordan, Djibouti, UAE, Sudan, Bahrain and Egypt. Check out their tour blog at this link.

In many locations, their public concerts will be accompanied by master classes, lecture demonstrations, workshops and jam sessions.

Johnny Rodgers Band

The Johnny Rodgers Band is led by Johnny Rodgers on piano and vocals, Brian Glassman on bass, Joe Ravo on guitar and Danny Mallon on drums, percussion and vocals.

The band was formed in New York in 2003. Their style ranges from pop to jazz to classic. Johnny Rodgers, the leader of the band, is an award-winning singer-songwriter and pianist. New York Times writer, Stephen Holden, describes Rodgers as having fused elements of Billy Joel, Peter Allen and Johnny Mercer.

Eclectic Style

A usual song list for a performance contains a mix of Johnny Rodgers award-winning originals and American music classics that have been part of the repertoire of James Taylor, Ray Charles, Johnny Mercer and Randy Newman.

Further Information

Johnny Rodgers Band website.

Johnny Rodgers Band Press Kit with Bio is downloadable at this link.

Take a Listen

Further Details

For more information contact:

HCT-Fujairah Women’s College

056 8677868

Geoff Pound

More Fujairah news, info, resources and photos are posted on the Fujairah in Focus Facebook Page.

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