Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen – Blues, Rock & Country Invasion
Bona Fide Rock Legend, Commander Cody takes charge over the Listening Lounge for a rock ‘n roll night. Touted as “Gonzo and country-rocker, western swing revivalist, and boogie-woogie pianist,” Rock legend from the class of ’67, rock music’s most innovative year, Commander Cody will deliver a performance presented by Music Appreciation Sociey in Baur’s historic space at the helm of Baur’s Steinway – the “Peoples Piano”.
Today the Lost Planet Airmen – are led by George “Commander Cody” Frayne IV on piano, Steve Barbuto on drums; Mark Emerick on guitars and vocals, and Randy Bramwell on bass. These accomplished players have toured nationally, and each brings a unique blend of influences to compliment the Commander Cody Band musical essence today. The band is known for marathon live shows and the fun atmosphere that their music guarantees.
Originally founded in 1967, in Ann Arbor MI. Commander Cody has made more than 25 albums since 1971 with the “Lost Planet Airmen” solo and with other bands. Hits such as “Hot Rod Lincoln” , “Beat Me Daddy 8 To The Bar” “Smoke Smoke Smoke” endure as rock and roll favorites. On Blind Pig records the Commander released, Dopers, Drunks and Everyday Losers in 2009 which combines both new songs and well-loved Cody classics.
This show is sure to please fans of good time music and authentic rock and blues.
Wednesday, Sept. 2nd :: 8:00pm
Baur’s Listening Lounge
Commander Cody Band Commands Baur’s
$25 General Admission, $30 Day of Show
Dinner reservations 303-615-4000
1512 Curtis Street
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“This is the ultimate driving-around song and it makes me think of those summer days with my buddies”
— Frankie Ballard About “Hot Rod Lincoln”
“Yes its true Hunter S. Thompson once threw a bomb into my room”
— George “Commander Cody” Frayne