Jeff Pevar, Inger Nova Jorgensen, Paul Turnipseed, Matthew Kriemelman & Nick Kirby: ZEPDRIX is a powerful homage to the music of Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix.
Opener: THE FRET DRIFTERS: Nick Garrett-Powell & Andy Casad.
Dance floor, theater seating & full bar! The Historic Rogue Theater, Grants Pass: Sat Dec 15, 8pm. $20 advance/$25 at the door
This project is an infectious, engaging celebration of Rock & Roll, a combination of a high-energy dance party and a tribute to some of the world’s most timeless, influential Rock artists. ZEPDRIX “tips the hat” to this iconic music while the band gives it their own flavor.
Renowned Guitarist, & Multi-instrumentalist, Producer, Songwriter, & Engineer and Session Musician, Jeff Pevar, originally from the East Coast, lived in Manhattan for 10 years, then moved to the the LA area, now lives in the Rogue Valley where he continues to work steadily as an innovative Guitarist, Producer & Session Musician. Pevar who was inducted into the NY Blues Hall Of Fame, has toured extensively with many greats over his career such as Ray Charles, Bette Midler, Joe Cocker, Crosby Stills & Nash, Rickie Lee Jones, Marc Cohn, Phil Lesh, & many more. His musical contributions can be found on hundreds of albums of different genres from some of the most accredited names in the music business. Pevar has a home studio where he produces many artists throughout the world and where he also completed his debut solo album called “From the Core”, along with many film and television soundtracks.
Inger Jorgensen is the lead vocalist and co-founder the band ZEPDRIX, and she sings all the Zeppelin material. She is a professional artist who has also worked as a vocalist and songwriter or over 20 years, performing with multiple projects throughout Northern California and Oregon as a leading and back-up vocalist and harmony singer. Jorgensen has a soulful voice and sings in many styles including Blues, Rock, Folk, R&B and Funk. She founded the Oregon Funk project, LOVEBITE. She co-writes with Jeff Pevar in their original music project playing theaters, clubs and festivals throughout the Pacific Northwest and East Coast as well as multiple trips touring Italy, Germany and The Netherlands.
After Jeff Pevar’s 6-week tour in Europe with David Crosby this summer, Jeff & Inger performed in Italy for their own 2-week duet tour, playing in Florence, Milan, Rome, & Venice.
Guitarist Paul Turnipseed’s musical career started with his father’s extensive record collection of rock, jazz, blues, and soul music. Returning to his native New Orleans in his early 20’s after playing in mostly rock and blues bands, he immersed himself in the New Orleans scene, studying and performing with hundreds of the areas top musicians, such as Ellis Marsalis, Stanton Moore, Tommy Ridgely, Steve Masakowski, Victor Goines, just to name a few. Paul moved to Southern Oregon in 2011 where he quickly became one of the valley’s most sought after musicians.
Matthew Kriemelman is most prominently known as a 12-year veteran drummer for the Blue Man Group, beginning in 2000, where he’s performed in New York, Chicago & Vegas. Kriemelman honed his chops in NYC’s downtown club scene for ten years, as well as touring internationally as a Road Runner Recording Artist in fifteen different countries.
Kriemelman studied briefly at the Drummers Collective in NYC, and had the good fortune of experiencing and performing with many great players during that time. He has appeared on The Carson Daily show, and The Jay Leno Show performing with Blue Man, has worked with many performers from a variety of Cirque De Sole Shows, as well as playing with members of Chaka Khan, Steely Dan, Santana, Barry Manilo, and Wayne Newton, to name a few. In addition to his many years as a live performer, Kriemelman is also an accomplished session musician and collaborator.
Bassist Nick Kirby is a multi-instrumentalist, Producer & Engineer who plays for multiple projects throughout the Rogue Valley and working with renown Producer, Sylvia Massey as an audio engineer.