It’s Tattoos & Tequila when Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe plays at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, January 19, at 8 p.m. With his first solo studio album in 15 years, Neil will showcase the catalog of Mötley Crüe tunes which includes “Home Sweet Home”, “Wild Side”, “Don’t Go Away Mad”, “Looks That Kill” in addition to his new covers. Special guest is Station and Whiskey Preacher. A tequila and beer tasting will take place in the lobby at 7 p.m. For tickets ($80), call or visit the box office at The Ridgefield Playhouse, (203) 438-5795, or order online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
What would a show called Tattoos & Tequila be without a tequila tasting in the lobby before the show!! That, along with a beer tasting and lots of great rock and roll with Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil, will be happening at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, January 19, at 8 p.m. with the beer and tequila tasting starting at 7 p.m. In addition to hearing all of the Crüe hits such as “Home Sweet Home”, “Wild Side”, “Don’t Go Away Mad”, “Looks That Kill” and more, rock aficionados will also get to hear music from Neil’s first solo studio album in 15 years. Kicking off the night are special guests Station, a New York City band whose genre spans classic rock, heavy metal and modern rock, and Whiskey Preacher, an acoustic rock and roll band featuring Ridgefield police officer Tom Dardis. There will be a free Guinness Black Lager tasting in the lobby at 7 p.m. This show is partially underwritten by Route 7 Music, Brookfield, with media sponsor WPLR 99.1fm and is part of the Guinness Black Lager Rock Series.
Vince Neil plays guitar and harmonica and is best known as lead vocalist for the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. The cuts on his new Tattoos & Tequila album include nine hand-picked, influential covers including “No Feelings” (Sex Pistols), “ Nobody’s Fault” (Aerosmith), “ Bitch Is Back” (Elton John), “Viva Las Vegas” (Elvis Presley), “ He’s A Whore” (Cheap Trick), “ Long Cool Woman” (The Hollies), “Another Piece of Meat” (Scorpions), “ Who’ll Stop the Rain” (Creedence Clearwater Revival) and “AC/DC” ‘s The Sweet.
In 1998, Mötley Crüe was VH1’s most highly rated episode in the Behind the Music series. Neil was honored at the August 2011 Vegas Rocks! Magazine Awards when he received the Rock and Roll Lifetime Achievement Award.
For tickets ($80), call or visit the box office at The Ridgefield Playhouse, (203) 438-5795, or order online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT.