“Headlines” chosen as “Coolest Song in the World” by Little Steven!
We’ve got some great things in works here at KR & The DG’s headquarters! “Headlines” has been chosen as “Coolest Song in the World” by Little Steven Van Vandt(Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band/Sopranos/Lilyhammer) for Sirius/XM radio’s Little Steven’s Underground Garage for the week of November 9th! Hear me chatting with the Mighty Manfred of The Woggles, too! Channel 21!
If you missed the CD release party last Friday in Portland have not fear! We’ve got a short video of us doing the Diamond Dog’s rock n roll classic, “Every Little Crack”!
It’s finally out! Hope you enjoy the new album as much as The Dirty Gems and I enjoyed creating it. Many thanks to everyone involved! Album credits on the bandcamp album page. You can also check it out on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, etc. Don’t forget to check out our CD Release show at Empire in Portland this Friday October 10th! 9pm only $6 with some other killer talent from around the northeast. We’ll be joined by Kalen & The Sky Thieves from NY, NY and Scott Girouard.
Really excited to announce the release party for my new album, Headlines. The Dirty Gems and I will be joined by Brooklyn based Kalen and The Sky Thieves for a night of rock n roll at Portland, ME’s Empire Dine and Dance on Friday, October 10th. Here’s “Leaving Town”, a sneak peak from the new album!
Thanks everyone for coming out to the release party this past Friday night at The Theater of Awesome. It was a great evening and I’m glad to finally get this album out to share with you!
I’m really excite that The Connection was asked to come out to Cleveland and play at the Cleveland Auditorium for the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame’s annual “It’s Only Rock n Roll” spring benefit. Here’s a bit of the press release:
The Connection, New England’s Newest Hit Makers and 4-time “Coolest Song In The World” honorees at Little Steven Van Zandt’s Underground Garage, will perform their original, British Invasion-influenced, stripped down rock ‘n roll for an exclusive audience of 1,000 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum VIPs on May 10th at Cleveland’s historic Public Hall.
Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 11, 2014
The Connection, an independent, stripped down rock ‘n roll band from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is pleased to announce its selection by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to perform at the 11th annual “It’s Only Rock and Roll” Spring Benefit. The event, which has been dubbed Cleveland’s “Party of the Year,” will be held on Saturday, May 10th at Cleveland’s historic Public Hall, with proceeds going to support the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s educational activities.The Connection has been engaged to play its original, British Invasion-influenced, rock ‘n roll/power pop songs for an exclusive audience of 1,000 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum VIPS between 6PM and 8PM.
Steven Van Zandt, who will be inducted this April into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a co-founding member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, has championed The Connection to a nationwide audience on his Sirius XM radio station, Underground Garage, and to a world-wide audience on his syndicated terrestrial radio show, Little Steven’s Underground Garage. Van Zandt named four of the band’s driving, hook and harmony-laden songs “The Coolest Song In The World” in a recent 13-month period, and has put two other Connection rockers into heavy rotation.
For more information please visit the original PR here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/03/prweb11629526.htm
Excited to announce a new show at Geno’s Rock Club in Portland, ME with my friends The Connection and former Capitol recording artist, The Figgs! Check the “shows” tab for more info! To celebrate the show I’m releasing a special preview from my new album, “Headlines”, due out this spring. RnR!
Tapas Vol. 1 is now available! Get this limited edition compilation of both new and old Kris Rodgers songs. Featuring songs off of 2014′s “Whiskey and Soda” and “Headlines” as well as the Christmas favorite “Can’t Spend Another Christmas(Without You Baby)! Head over to http://krisrodgersmusic.bandcamp.com for more ordering info!