The Roadhouse Doors Show is a complete tribute that recreates the look and feel and sound of a live 1960s Doors concert as closely as possible. This gig is a must-see for anyone who enjoys good live music, and not just Doors fans. The set spans the very best of the Doors repertoire, focusing mainly on the Jim Morrison years.
To get that edgy, authentic 1960s Doors sound, the band use genuine vintage equipment – the same ones that The Doors themselves used, including Vox Continental and Hammond organs, Rhodes electric piano, and Gibson SG guitars.
The Doors wrote and released an incredible amount of top quality songs, creating one of the defining sounds of 1960s Los Angeles and California. At the same time they had a very unique and distinct sound and a knack for writing catchy, bluesy, and sometimes psychedelic melodies, combined with the powerful, lyrical genius of Jim.
The Roadhouse Doors Show includes some of the very best Doors songs, including the big hits such as ‘Roadhouse Blues’, ‘Riders On The Storm’, ‘Light My Fire’, ‘The End’, ‘Peace Frog’, ‘When The Music’s Over’, ‘Break On Through’, ‘Love Me Two Times’, and more. To recreate the whole 1960s feel, the band have also assembled some pre-show nostalgic audio montages from the 1960s LA scene.
Frontman Peter, who recently joined the band, has a strikingly similar voice to Jim Morrison and a fantastic vocal range, as well as being an accomplished guitar player, songwriter, and actor.
Henrik, who takes on the the role of Ray Manzarek on keyboards, has played in numerous bands including two Pink Floyd tributes, a Supremes/ Diana Ross tribute, an Abba tribute, a 50s rockabilly/ rock ‘n’ roll band, and several covers bands.
Joe, on guitars, has played for over 20 years in numerous covers bands. Joe recreates Rob Krieger’s playing style, tone, and weaving solos very tastefully, using Gibson SG and Fender stratocaster guitars, Marshall and Fender amps, and Boss effects.
Brian, on drums, has played in countless bands such as The Memories, Slam, and Chips. His style ranges from blues to jazz and swing, and is capable of lashing out any hard hittin’ numbers you could possibly mention.
See them on Saturday August 27 in Suede Bar, Athlone. Doors are at 9pm, and admission is €7. See www.suedebar.ie