Straight On: A Tribute to the Music of Heart & The Fleetwood Mac Experience

Straight On: A Tribute to the Music of Heart

Straight On is a band comprised with some of Northeast Ohio's most talented musicians who have a deep rooted love, passion & respect for the music of Heart & aspire to recreate the music as accurately & precisely as possible. Straight On is dedicated to creating an unforgettable experience for the audience by reliving the music of Heart through all the hit songs that span the decades. From the 70's era with hits like Barracuda, Magic Man, Crazy On You, including acoustic favorites like Dog & Butterfly, to the big 80's era hits like Alone, These Dreams & What About Love & even into the 90's era hits. Straight On is even known for paying their homage to the Led Zeppelin covers that Heart is known for..



With their outstanding spot on vocals, to their musical versatility, they personify the richness & dynamics of Heart at their very best. Straight On is for the ultimate Heart fans.... Close your eyes & you'd swear that you're listening to the real thing!

The Straight On Story....

Straight On is the dream child of the talented vocalist Monique Orban (Lead Vocals). She has spent years persistently & patiently searching for the right musicians to successfully recreate the music of the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers “Heart”. In 2006, a talented guitarist Kevin Bennett (Lead Guitar & Vocals) answered Monique’s flyer in a local music store looking to form a “Heart Tribute Band”. The classic musical bond of lead vocalist & lead guitarist was immediately formed, but it proved to be a difficult challenge to find the right mix of people for the project. Over the years they continued to work together in several different classic rock cover bands, including their roles in a local area Pink Floyd tribute band as well as writing their own music, but they always had the long term goal to perform together in a Heart tribute band. Eventually, circumstances forced the duo to go separate ways for a short period of time.



Fast forward to 2012: It was still Monique’s dream to form a Heart tribute band & after several months searching for the right mix of musicians, Kevin & Monique were re-united once again to continue the project. Straight On needed someone to do the challenging role of Nancy Wilson which requires a woman with a great voice & skill on guitar. Lori Davis answered the call & the nucleus of the band, fronted with two talented women, was formed. Add in three more incredibly talented musicians, Scott Summers (keys, guitar & vocals), Jerry Olinger (bass) & Drew Sodee (drums) and Straight On was finally formed.



In 2013, Scott left Straight On & in jumped Greg Petrusky to fill the position. In the winter of 2015, Lori Davis & Greg Petrusky retired from Straight On & the band introduced 2 new talented musicians to the line-up, Patrick Greishammer (Keys, Guitar & Vocals) & Sarah D. (Vocals, Keys & Guitar) taking on the role of Nancy. Sarah parted from Straight On in 2016 & in stepped the lovely & incredibly talented Karen Bright into the Nancy position. Patrick departed from Straight On in the fall of 2017, Ron Abrahamsen then came on board on keys in early 2018.



Straight On has been faithfully bringing the music & spirit of Heart to fans since 2012!

The Fleetwood Mac Experience

Rumourz is now known as, “The Fleetwood Mac Experience”, two time winner of the Buffalo Night Life Music Award for Best Tribute Band plays the very best of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks throughout the USA and Canada. With Fleetwood Mac recently touring, their music has been widespread with radio airplay bringing new life to these classic songs. The members of FMX bring many years of friendship and musical chemistry to each song portraying the essence and emotion that Fleetwood Mac has been able to maintain for decades. An evening with The Fleetwood Mac Experience brings you back to that classic concert era when rock ruled the stage and left the crowds wanting more!

$15 - $40

Tickets

All Ages Event. Anyone under 16 must be with an adult 18+

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https://www.rapidstheatre.com/straight-on

 

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