Raspberries Tribute by The Razzz

Friday
19
Apr

Raspberries Hits & Other Rock Gems

Why you should see this show…

Covering British invasion bands such as the Beatles, Small Faces, as well as American acts like the Byrds and Todd Rundgren who also shared these influences. Of course, The Razzz will play plenty of Raspberry hits and other hidden gems. Experiencing a Razzz concert will take you back to a time when this wave of music was fresh and new. Come out and enjoy the ride!
 

 

The Razzz Bio
In 2019 Ed Brown, Bill March and Steve Jochum formed The Razz and they are now actively sharing their love of the Power Pop music from the early ’70s.

Bill March is a singer-songwriter from Cleveland, Ohio whose original songs have received airplay on radio stations/streaming platforms such as Spotify and Apple Music. He has performed solo and with a countless number of bands, in a career spanning over three decades. Bill has played with Jonah Koslen and the Heroes, Wally Bryson of the Raspberries and is a founding member of Amherst Records recording artists, Beau Coup.

Steve is a working professional singer-songwriter-musician, from the Cleveland, Ohio area. He sang, played guitar, and wrote the hit song “Funky Poodle” as a member of The Wild Horses. “Funky Poodle” is on the soundtrack of the movie You, Me and Dupree starring Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson, Matt Dillon, and Michael Douglas. The song was a “heat seeker” on the Billboard Charts, and went on to be the biggest N.E. Ohio hits, receiving airplay on 101.7 WMMS, as well as 106.5, and KROC in L.A., and was included in a compilation CD on Oglio Records, as well as Esquire Records.

As a member of Wild Horses, Steve and the band were voted the Number 1 band for 5 years in the Cleveland Area, due mostly to Steve’s writing, singing, and performing ability. Steve has written hundreds of songs, and recorded 2 albums while with the Wild Horses, writing most of the tunes.

Ed Brown is a veteran of the Cleveland music scene who has performed with countless bands and muscians in a career spanning over five decades. Ed has played with The Sittin Ducks, Wally Bryson Band, Easy Crossin, Satellite, and is now a founding member of The Razzz.

Chris deHaas has been playing guitar, bass, and keyboards in various Cleveland bands for over four decades. He played guitar and bass in The Country show at Busch Gardens theme park in Virginia, performing over 350 shows in 1987. He was the bassist for local original folk/rock band Odd Girl Odd which played throughout the Midwest in the early ’90s and opened concerts for many national artists including Sheryl Crow, Sarah McLaughlin, Joan Armatrading, Steve Chapin, Livingston Taylor, The Mammas and the Pappas, The Guess Who, and Robyn Hitchcock. Chris was also the bassist for TJ and the Northcoast band, which opened for The Oak Ridge Boys and Reba McEntire. He has played in many high school and community musical productions and has played on releases by several Cleveland musicians including Steve Jochum and Alexis Antes. Chris is the newest member added to The Razzz lineup bringing with him his expertise on both guitars and keyboards.

Special guest George Sipl is an award-winning musician and audio engineer who has performed and toured with Eric Carmen, received gold and and platinum albums for his work including the songs “All By Myself” and “Hungry Eyes” from the movie Dirty Dancing. He also has multiple Emmy, Telly, and Addy Awards to show for his creative work in documentaries, television series, and national commercials like 1 800 GENERAL and the I-X Indoor Amusement Park.

 

Dining Option

Our Concert Hall menu is fast to the table and allows you to dine right in your ticketed seat. Tableside food service will start 2 hours before showtime and the kitchen will close approximately halfway through the show. Tableside beverage service will continue throughout the concert.

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