Buddy Guy At The “Red”

“Buddy Guy the Blues Guy” came to the Red Robinson Show Theatre and proved his prowess on the guitar once again. Buddy also displayed his incredible sense of show business — he engaged the audience and moved with his guitar into the theatre crowd. He brought 14 year old child prodigy Quinn Sullivan with him…

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Craig Ferguson At The “Red”

Craig Ferguson played two nights at the Red Robinson Show Theatre and as usual he was great fun. We talked about the time Regis Philbin was a guest on his show and mentioned that he was coming to the “Red”. Craig said “He is a real person and you will meet him when you go…

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Whitesnake At The “Red”

They came, they saw and they conquered. When the British rock band Whitesnake took to the stage of the Red Robinson Show Theatre they performed to a sold-out eager crowd of mostly head-bangers.  The show was lively and did not disappoint. Whitesnake was formed by David Coverdale back in 1978 shortly after leaving the band…

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Kris Kristofferson At The “Red”

Saturday July 13 was a special night at the Red Robinson Show Theatre with the appearance of Kris Kristofferson. Kris is a poet like Bob Dylan — singing is not his strong suit but it matters not. Here is the man who created some  wonderful songs: Johnny Cash’s Sunday Morning Coming Down, Help Me Make…

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Tony Bennett, Boz Scaggs At The “Red”

Another incredible weekend at the Red Robinson Show Theatre. The Friday night show was a total delight with a true icon in pop music, Mr. Tony Bennett. His show was seamless and his daughter was much improved as a singer since I last saw her. Tony did all the usual standards and sprinkled in some…

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April Wine At The “Red”

Two years ago New Year’s Eve April Wine first appeared at the Red Robinson Show Theatre. The guys have not lost any of their style. A most pleasant group  and so down-to-earth. Well, what can you expect from true talent from the Maritimes? I have always enjoyed their music and in particular Just Between You…

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Gordon Lightfoot At The “Red”

It was indeed a night to remember with Canadian music icon Gordon Lightfoot at the Red Robinson Show Theatre. I hadn’t seen Gordon for years. I reminded him of our first meeting in Toronto back in 1957 on the CBC-TV show Cross Canada Hit Parade. In those days the corporation would bring in deejays from…

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Engelbert, Leann Rimes and Paul Revere At The “Red”

For a guy who is in his seventies Engelbert Humperdinck‘s voice is still resonant and strong. He sang his songbook to the delight of the ladies in the audience. Engelbert performed two shows during this tour, one at the River Rock and one at the “Red”. Both shows were sold out. This is one artist who…

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