Comprised of seasoned musicians and veterans of some of Vancouver’s biggest stages, corporate events and festivals, The Roxy’s newest high-octane house band is guaranteed to get you dancing, playing new and classic rock hits that will keep your party going late into the night.
Meet the Band:
Joey Richards (Lead Vocals & Guitar)
Having toured Canada and the US extensively in the early 90’s before settling down in Vancouver, Joey was the frontman for The Roxy’s legendary house bands Joe’s Garage and Midnight Cowboys for over 16 years.
Dave Padden (Guitar & Vocals)
Dave brings over 28 years’ experience on guitar and 13 years singing professional vocals. He toured internationally for 13 years, including a short stint in Theory of a Deadman and 12 years fronting Annihilator (#1 selling Canadian metal band of all time). In addition, Dave has headlined many large festivals including Wacken, Graspop, Hellfest and Sweden Rock, playing alongside such bands as Iron Maiden, Slayer, and Kiss.
Jason Bonnell (Bass Guitar & Vocals)
Jason has over 20 years’ experience onstage performing in a variety of original and cover bands—everything from Led Zeppelin to Melissa Etheridge. Jason has opened for popular bands such as Edwin, Finger Eleven, Sum 41, Kim Mitchell, and April Wine.
Alexander James Glassford (Drums)
Aside from performing in Tattoo Alibi, Alexander has made a living both as a freelance drummer in Vancouver for the past 12 years and as a session drummer for 604 Records. Alexander’s experience includes recording, touring and performing with local acts such as Daniel Wesley, Factories and Alleyways, Anami Vice, Exit This Side, The Turn, Simpson Brothers, Cat Thompson, and Jeremy Allingham.
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Smokin' Soul Experience
This 6-piece Funk, Soul, and R&B band was formed early in 2015. Comprised primarily of members of Smokin' Section and Soulstream, these world-class players specialize in high energy funk music including classic Soul, Pop, Hip Hop, Rap and EDM. Their infectious, raw energy draws in crowds by the hundreds every Friday night at The Belmont Bar, where rotating guest vocals by some of Vancouver’s best artists keep them fresh and exciting. Featured artists include: Claire Mortifee, Krystle dos Santos, and Ashleigh Eymann, to name a few. Booking options include trio, six-piece, or ten-piece band including full horn section.
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The Bulge is a band with a soul purpose of having fun.
Created over 8 years ago, the Bulge originally worked at the popular GEG property, The Cellar. Recently moving to The Roxy Cabaret, this band is a crowd pleasing favourite adding a new edgy vibe to their resident night at the venue.
The Bulge is comprised of musicians with unique musical backgrounds: Dave Padden former sing of metal band Annilator; Sam Cartwright, a Capilano College Graduate with a love of Jazz; Chris Witowski, a gritty singer with a 90’s edge; Rick Backer, a strong keyboardist and employee at Net Werk Records; and Jason Bonnell, a seasoned Vancouver artists who graduated from Humber College for music.
Never taking themselves too seriously, the group plays everything from dance to hard rock and will create custom set lists to suit any gig.
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Troys features some of Vancouver’s finest musicians, including members of The Roxy’s legendary original house band, Dr. Strangelove. Troys’ energetic ambiance and wide array of music will have you up and dancing, no matter the day of the week. Available for private and corporate bookings, they play every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night at The Roxy.
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DJ J.T. James
A fixture in the Vancouver and Whistler music scenes for over a decade, J.T. James has played thousands of shows across Canada. Honing his skills in Vancouver's Hip Hop and Rave scenes of the late 90’s, JT is currently The Roxy’s resident DJ, known for his seamless blends of up-tempo Rock, Pop and Soul. He’s a veteran performer with extensive experience working corporate events, nightclubs, theatres, and festivals year round. A consummate professional and engaging entertainer, J.T.'s versatility and extensive knowledge ensure a dynamic musical experience every night.
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DJ Nathalie Morel
Nathalie started her DJ career in London, England in 2006, where she lived, modeled and DJ’ed for 8-years. Nathalie has performed at some of Europe’s most coveted events like: The Brit Awards Official After-Party & The RedBull Cliff Diving Event, plus exclusive film-parties for movie stars like Gerard Butler (@ Chinawhite Nightclub in London, England), and the most popular nightclubs in Ibiza (Amnesia) and all over Europe. Her love of music and exceptional turntable skills, have taken her across the globe! She moved to Vancouver in 2014 and has become a very sought-after DJ.
DJ Nathalie Morel spins all genres of music for Weddings, Corporate Events, Fashion Shows, Cocktail Engagements, Charity Fundraisers, Wine Tasting Events, Nightclubs and Lounges. Nathalie’s boundless energy, outgoing and positive personality, beauty (inside & out) and fashion-sense make her one of Vancouver’s top DJs.
Genres she spins: Every genre! It all depends on the event…she will cater the music to each client. Top 40, Hip Hop, Swing, Lounge, EDM, Jazz, Motown, Soul, Disco, Retro, Classic Rock, Lounge, House, Trap, Country, Reggae, etc
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Morgan Lily (aka MYNXY) is a DJ, singer, songwriter, producer and one of Vancouver’s most exciting up-and-coming artists. A graduate of the accredited Nimbus School of Recording Arts with a Diploma in Sound-Engineering, Production and Urban Beat Production, Morgan loves to play to a crowd and knows how to get people dancing. With a roster filled with classic old school hits and the most up-to-date chart toppers, she can accommodate and play to any crowd, including those looking for Top 40 & Pop, Deep House, Retro, Motown, Oldies, Classic Rock, 80’s, 90’s 2000’s, Indie, Jazz, Chill, Progressive House, Dubstep, Drum & Bass, Funk, Nu-Disco, Hip-Hop, R&B, and Electro Swing. In addition, Morgan offers a unique entertainment experience as she specializes in mixing original house tracks alongside her own live vocals.
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