ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY CAMP
DECEMBER 2nd (THURS) – DECEMBER 5th 2021 (SUN)
ROCK 'N' ROLL FANTASY CAMP IS PROUD AND HONORED TO PRESENT JOE PERRY OF THE LEGENDARY ROCK BAND, AEROSMITH...TICO TORRES OF BON JOVI... PLUS Vernon Reid of Living Colour.
About JOE PERRY:
Joe Perry is known around the world as the lead guitarist of the Boston Band Aerosmith. Formed in 1970, the group went on to be one of the most popular groups of the Seventies with a string of rock classics including “Sweet Emotion,” “Same Old Song And Dance” and “Dream On.” Aerosmith saw a resurgence in popularity in the 1980s after teaming up with hip-hip icons RUN DMC for a remake of Aerosmith’s own song “Walk This Way.” The new version went on to be a smash on radio and MTV. They followed that up with another undeniable tune 1987’s “Dude (Looks Like A Lady).” The band’s third act in the 1990s was even more impressive with a string of hits including: “Cryin’,” “Livin’ On The Edge,” “Janie’s Got A Gun,” “Angel” and the #1 “I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing.” To date Aerosmith has sold over 150 Million Albums and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2001. Away from Aerosmith Perry had his own band The Joe Perry Project and is a member of the super group Hollywood Vampires with Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp. His autobiography “Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith” in 2014
About TICO TORRES:
Tico Torres is the drummer and a founding member of the New Jersey Rock and Roll hit machine known as Bon Jovi. The band has sold over 120 million albums worldwide and had seven #1 singles: “Bad Medicine,” “Livin’ On A Prayer,” “You Give Love A Bad Name,” “I’ll Be There For You,” “Born To Be My Baby,” “Always” and “Wanted Dead Of Alive.”
Before Bon Jovi, Tico Torres was an in-demand studio drummer having played with everyone from Stevie Nicks to Chuck Berry to Pat Benatar to Cher and Alice Cooper. As part of Bon Jovi, Tico Torres was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2014. Bon Jovi continues to record and tour, and a highlight of their live shows remains the powerful and enthusiastic playing of Tico Torres.
About VERNON REID:
Vernon Reid is the versatile guitarist best known for his work in the groundbreaking band Living Colour. The band’s 1987 debut album “Vivid” shifted perceptions and went on to sell 2 million copies. It featured the powerful anthem "Cult of Personality", which won a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance. MTV named the band Best New Artist at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards. The band’s sophomore album “Times Up” went gold and snagged them their second Grammy Award. Living Colour broke up in 1995 but thankfully reformed in 2002 and has since released three albums. Away from the band Vernon Reid’s ability to switch up and shift guitar playing styles has seen him play with a varied group of artists including Mick Jagger, The Roots, Janet Jackson, Public Enemy, Rollins Band and Mariah Carey. To name a few. Vernon Reid is the cofounder of Black Rock Coalition, an organization dedicated to creating an atmosphere conducive to the maximum development, exposure, and acceptance of Black alternative music.