Commander Cody

Ever since his wild early days as a front man for The Lost Planet Airmen, Commander Cody has plowed his own path through the fields of the American music scene as one of its few truly unique and iconoclastic figures. His special blend of old-time rock 'n' roll, redneck country, boogie woogie and swing has virtually defined American roots music.

Cody's first studio release in nearly twenty years, Dopers, Drunks, and Everyday Losers on Blind Pig records, has enjoyed recent national coverage in such publications as Goldmine, Relix, Elmore, and Hittin' the Note, as well as airplay on over 300 radio stations, hitting the #2 spot on the "Roots Country Chart" of the Roots Music Report. Commander Cody was the subject of an hour-long feature on NPR's nationally syndicated "American Routes" radio show.

Look in any book on the History of Rock and Roll and you will find Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen. The band's founder, leader, pianist and vocalist, George Frayne, took the stage name Commander Cody from the 1950s Sci-Fi film serials. The band's album Deep in the Heart of Texas made Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the "top 100 albums of all time."

The current version of the Commander Cody Band features Mark Emerick on guitar, Steve Barbuto on drums, Randy Bramwell on bass, and Cody, still pounding his piano into submission. Cody and his group continue to wow crowds at festivals, biker conventions and college concerts in the U.S. and Europe, as well as sleazy, down home, uptown and/or very posh roadhouses and bars.

$27.50 adv / $32.50 door

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