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The Moshville Times

Raiding the Rock Vault announce London shows

November 2017 saw Raiding The Rock Vault, the ultimate rock experience, celebrate its 1,000th show in Las Vegas. December 2019 will see the award-winning show playing in the UK for the first time by playing three nights in London.

Raiding the Rock Vault brings the history of rock and roll to life, featuring classic anthems by the biggest acts in music including The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Free, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Boston, Kansas, Aerosmith, Van Halen, AC/DC, Pat Benatar, Foreigner, Heart, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Survivor and many more. The show is performed by some of the best performers of their generation – artists with a who’s who of credits.

The show is a fully immersive experience – backed with projections relating to the iconic songs the band will be performing – as the band deliver a journey through the history of rock music.

Raiding The Rock Vault debuted at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles on November 29, 2012. Since then the show has played over 1,300 times to consistently sold out audiences.

The show is multi award-winning. Voted “Best Tribute Show” in Las Vegas Review-Journal’s 2018 Best of Las Vegas Awards. This award marks the fifth consecutive win for the rock show after being awarded “Best Musical” (2014, 2015) and “Best Tribute Show” (2016, 2017, 2018).

The show was also awarded “Best Limited Engagement Show 2017” by the Branson Show Awards.

For the UK shows in December 2019 the band will include the following artists:

  • Howard Leese – guitars (Heart / Bad Company)
  • Rowan Robertson – guitars (Dio)
  • Jay Schellen – drums (Yes / Asia)
  • Michael T Ross – keyboards (Missing Persons / Lita Ford)
  • Tony Franklin – bass (The Firm / Whitesnake)
  • Todd Kerns – vocals (Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators / Age of Electric / Static in Stereo / Sin City Sinners)
  • Robin McAuley – vocals (MSG / Survivor)
  • Paul Shortino – vocals (Quiet Riot / Rough Cut)
  • Megan Ruger – female vocals (The Voice USA)

Raiding The Rock Vault UK dates so far announced are below:

  • Thursday 5th December 2019 – Subterania, Ladbroke Grove, London
  • Friday 6th December 2019 – Subterania, Ladbroke Grove, London
  • Saturday 7th December 2019 – Subterania, Ladbroke Grove, London

Tickets go onsale at 9am GMT Friday 26th July 2019 and are priced between £35 and £65 and will be available from See Tickets.

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It’s a great show and they’re bringing a solid line-up. Leese, Schellen, Ross, McCauley, and Shortino are from the original cast. Franklin is a great fill-in for Hugh McDonald and the original bass player John Payne. Rowan Robertson is a good guitarist, but London may have preferred original co-lead guitar Traci Gunns or fan-favorite Doug Aldrich. The show originally was about two hours and had a story with cast members acting between some of the songs. The updated stripped-down show is straight music which some may prefer. You’ll know every single song in the set and will be singing and… Read more »