George Thorogood, Kids In The Hall, Dana Carvey

What a week at the Red Robinson Show Theatre! Wednesday and Thursday (May 14-15) George Thorogood and the Destroyers brought the house to its knees.  The all out rocker is a professional all the way.  It was interesting to see the band  just before going on stage gathering around backstage like a football team and…

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Britannia Interview/Video

Britannia grad Bill Reiter and Brit teacher Bob Fitzpatrick dropped by Red Rock Diner to tell us about the Centennial celebrations at the school. The interview plays in the background of this amazing YouTube video featuring images from the school:…

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Longtime Listener

Hi Red I just wanted to let you know that I am enjoying your Saturday night Red Rock Diner. I have been listening to you on the radio for at least 50 years! I remember sitting and doing my homework when you were pumping out the hits on CKWX 1130 a number of decades ago…

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Red Around Town: May 17

Country singer Blake Shelton has recorded Michael Bublé‘s Home, a song that took Michael to the top of the charts in 2005. Shelton’s country version is climbing the Hot Country charts. The country crooner said he found the song on his iPod and put it on his album. Any artist who travels a lot can…

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George Barris – Classic Car and Custom Show

This photo was taken with George Barris, the King of the Kustomizers, during the recent Classic Car and Custom Show at the Tradex in Abbotsford. We are sitting with two unidentified ladies just before the trophy presentations took place. George is legendary around the world. He designed the Batmobile, the Beverly Hillbillies jalopy, and KITT…

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BC Government Supports C.H.I.L.D.

Linda C. photo On May 12th at the Children’s Hospital British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell announced that the Government of British Columbia was going to support the C.H.I.L.D. Foundation, my pet charity, with a grant of $12 million to help with research into Crohn’s Disease, liver disease and other intestinal disorders. This money is to…

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Anne Murray

We should have declared it Anne Murray Week in Vancouver (May 5 to 10). Canada’s first lady of song played Monday night to a full house at the 3000-seat Queen Elizabeth Theatre. I was asked to emcee the opening and told the crowd that I had discovered that during this, her final coast-to-coast tour, the…

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Red Around Town: May 10

It was a treat to meet Clara Ann Fowler, better known as Patti Page, backstage at the Bell Centre in Surrey. It was amazing to hear the singer who is now 80 years of age. With few exceptions, she is still able to hit the notes. She didn’t disappoint when it came to her list…

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A New Look

Welcome to the NEW redrobinson.com! I’ve moved to the popular “blog” format so you can interact with me and my website. Drop by, spend some time and feel free to leave comments. I’ve broken the site up into sections to make things easier to find. Lots of new stuff is coming, including video, so keep…

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