Covered Bridge Jams – Resurrection: A Journey Tribute

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Covered Bridge Jams – Resurrection: A Journey Tribute

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

How our “Journey” Began…
Keyboardist, Vic White, first heard “the Voice” of Ryan Christopher while they performed with a popular Nashville-based 80’s act in 2011. “Ryan knew one of the guys in the band, and he had been invited to sit in that night to sing Separate Ways and Lights with us”, explains Vic. “The moment Ryan took the stage, my jaw hit the floor from watching his precise Steve Perry mannerisms and hearing his spot-on rendition of Perry’s voice! Since I grew up a big Journey fan during the ’80’s, that was the most fun I had experienced on stage in quite some time.”
Although the two exchanged contact information that night, Vic and Ryan were active with other bands; therefore, some time passed before destiny caught up with them. In the fall of 2013, Ryan reached out to Vic, expressing frustration with the stagnancy of his current band. “Ryan told me he needed a guitarist and a keyboardist to cover two remaining dates on his calendar and asked for the contact info of a talented guitarist I knew. The whole time Ryan’s talking, I’m thinking, ‘You said you needed a keyboardist, too…dude, what am I? Chopped liver’?” Ryan confessed, “I knew Vic was perfect for the gigs, but I didn’t want to come between him and the band he was currently playing with. I sort of danced around the issue thinking if Vic was interested, he would see the opening.” Fortunately, by the end of the conversation, Vic was invited to help assemble players for the two remaining gigs Ryan had on his books and perhaps resurrect Ryan’s project in the process. Ryan recalls, “That night, while listening to Journey’s latest album, Revelation, Vic and I came up with the name, ‘Journey Resurrection’, which later became ‘Resurrection – A Journey Tribute’.” Over the next 6 months, they put together what Journey fans would consider an all-star roster of musicians for the ultimate Journey tribute.

Covered Bridge Jams is an outdoor concert series. Presented each Saturday night from June – August at Covered Bridge Park.