The Pretenders (August 02, 2006)

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Show:8:00 PM
Doors:6:00 PM
Age:18+
General Admission Show
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Featuring:

CHRISSIE HYNDE - Lead vocals, Guitar

ADAM SEYMOUR - Lead Guitar, Backing vocals

MARTIN CHAMBERS - Drums

ANDY HOBSON - Bass


Touring in support of their newly released box set, the Pretenders will make their debut performance at the Casino Ballroom this summer.
Over the years, the Pretenders became a vehicle for guitarist/vocalist Chrissie Hynde's songwriting, yet it was a full-fledged band when it was formed in the late '70s. With their initial records, the group crossed the bridge between punk/new wave and Top 40 pop more than any other band, recording a series of hard, spiky singles that were also melodic and immediately accessible. Hynde was an invigorating, sexy singer who bent the traditional male roles of rock & roll to her own liking, while guitarist James Honeyman-Scott created a sonic palate filled with suspended chords, effects pedals, and syncopated rhythms that proved remarkably influential over the next two decades. After Honeyman-Scott's death, the Pretenders became a more straightforward rock band, yet Hynde's semi-autobiographical songwriting and bracing determination meant that the group never became just another rock band, even when their music became smoother and more pop-oriented.
Having just been inducted to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, Chrisse and CO are on top of their game, playing all the songs their legions of fans have lived through over the last four decades.



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