ASIA featuring John Payne

Batavia Downs Presents: ASIA Featuring John Payne

ASIA featuring John Payne

Rumours - The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show, Steelhorse, Rough Stock

Fri ยท July 20, 2018

Doors: 4:00 pm / Show: 5:30 pm (event ends at 10:00 pm)

$10.00 - $25.00

This event is all ages

Please be advised The Rockin' the Downs Concert Series will take place outside on the Racetrack.

ASIA featuring John Payne
ASIA featuring John Payne
John Payne became the frontman of the supergroup ASIA in 1992 at the invitation of keyboardist Geoff Downes, replacing vocalist/bassist John Wetton. ASIA extensively toured the world for the next 14 years performing new classics and old favorites.

With John Payne fronting the band, ASIA released 8 stunning studio albums and several live recordings. In 2006, Geoff Downes left the band to reform the 1982 line up for their 25th anniversary.

On the 9th of May 2006, John Payne, Geoff Downes, John Wetton, Carl Palmer and Steve Howe contractually agreed that John Payne would continue his 14 year legacy with ASIA as "ASIA Featuring John Payne".

ASIA Featuring John Payne have been touring in North America since 2008.
Rumours - The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show
Rumours - The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show
Rumours has meticulously put together a show that spares no detail. Recreating the band's legendary persona, in all its youthful glory from 1975-1987.From period accurate equipment and costumes to spot on characterizations and musical performances, Rumours takes you back to a time when music was still an unbridled cultural experience and bands weren't afraid to put on a show. Relive the rock and roll magic with Rumours. The band is comprised of Jesika Miller as Stevie Nicks, Rebecca Fishman as Christine McVie, Ned Brower as Mick Fleetwood (Rooney), Taylor Locke as Lindsey Buckingham Rooney), Nic Johns (The Motels & Ben Lee)
STEELHORSE formed in 2009, infecting and gaining fans everywhere. Local success prompted these four men to form the monstrous southern/classic rock band STEELHORSE. Over the past couple of years, they have decided to put the wild horse in motion and take it to the riders. You don't want to miss an opportunity to check out a show!

Richie Fountain - leading the band with his southern rock vocals and amazing guitar leads, comes from a long list of bands from blues, country and Rock. A self-taught musician at the school of hard knocks, Richie enjoys being the front man, and interacts very well with a crowd. He is the winner of two All WNY Music Awards in 2013 for best vocals and best classic rock band.

Brian Best - drummer. He comes from various musical backgrounds, and is no stranger to playing venues of all sizes. Brian is the winner of two awards - one for portrayal of the rock icon legend of the 50's (Buddy Holly) and one award for his own music. Brian is on a mission to entertain people on every level.

Gary Pokrzyk - rhythm guitar. He has earned his place rounding out the southern based Steelhorse sound. Dedication to Gary is no stranger with his hard driving guitar and his constant effort to make Steelhorse the best! He has received an All WNY Music Award in 2013 for best classic rock.

Tony Laforte - bass guitar. His background includes both live performances and studio recordings. Hard driving rock, jazz and progressive rock serve as the framework of Tony's style, giving him a sound with an aggressive edge. Tony has been nominated for and received various Buffalo Music Awards.
Venue Information:
Batavia Downs Gaming
8315 Park Road
Batavia, NY, 14020