An upcoming Langley concert promises to be a trip down memory lane for fans of the late Roy Orbison.
The Lonely — a tribute to the music of Roy Orbison — is a collection of songwriters who have played in a variety of original music projects. Their love of Orbison starts with their appreciation of his songwriting.
The Lonely is comprised of Mike Demers — vocals/guitar; Benji Coey — drums; Jack Weyler — keys; Amber Bosma — vocals; Melanie Wittar — vocals; Stephan Bozenich — bass/vocals; Chris Lloyd — guitar/vocals.
Orbison, also known as The Big O, was unmistakable with his trademark sunglasses, his distinctive, powerful voice, his complex compositions and dark emotional ballads — including Only The Lonely, “Crying, and Oh, Pretty Woman.
The Lonely — a Tribute to Roy Orbison will perform Thursday, March 26 at the Cascades Casino Summit Theatre. Tickets are available for $32.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at Casino Guest Services. Call 604-530-2211or visit www.ticketweb.ca. Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 8 p.m. For more information, visit a www.facebook.com/thisisthelonely.