Desert Dragon pictured from a recent show at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills where they performed with Jack Russell’s Great White. The band also plays the Canyon Club as direct support for James Durbin on January 11, 2015. (Photo by Deja Cross)
DESERT DRAGON INTERVIEWED WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17 ON DAVID RAY GLOBAL ROCK SHOW; BAND ALSO ON THE BILL WITH JAMES DURBIN AT THE CANYON CLUB IN AGOURA HILLS – SUNDAY, JAN. 11TH
(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) – Listen in Wednesday, December 17 at 2:15 p.m. PST as members of Desert Dragon are interviewed live, along with some other top rock bands from around the world, on the David Ray Global Rock Show, during their White Trash Christmas show. Listen live here: davidrayrock.listen2myradio.com.
Desert Dragon guitarist, Greg Patnode. (Photo by Deja Cross)
DESERT DRAGON ANNOUNCES CANYON CLUB CONCERT/SUN., JAN. 11
(Agoura Hills, Calif.) – On Sunday, January 11 at 8 p.m., Desert Dragon returns to one of their favorite venues, the Canyon Club, as direct support for James Durbin of American Idol fame. Tickets $20./$25. plus applicable fees. 28912 Roadside Drive. Info: (818) 879-5016. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.ca/Desert-Dragon-tickets/artist/1583916?tm_link=artist_act_2_name.
Noted journalist Joe Dolan attended Desert Dragon’s Canyon Club show this past September and shot some excellent live performance footage: screamermagazine.com/reviews/desert-dragon-comes-canyon-club. The September show also marked the debut of new Desert Dragon lead vocalist, Joseph Michael, best known as lead vocalist in the Los Angeles-based metal band White Wizzard on their 2013 release The Devils Cut (Century Media/Earache Records Ltd). Michael also joins Desert Dragon in recording their upcoming studio album in L.A. being mixed by James “Jimbo” Barton (Eric Clapton, Queensryche, Rush, 30 Seconds To Mars).
Desert Dragon performance at the Canyon Club – Photo by Deja Cross
HERE ARE THE 2014 DESERT DRAGON HIGHLIGHTS
- Kicked off 2014 by opening for iconic rock band Blue Oyster Cult, to rave reviews
- South By Southwest Tour last spring, accompanied by keyboardist Jenn Stone (Kesha), also played special SXSW Showcase event in Austin
- Headlined special rooftop concert event in Las Vegas last May at the new, posh Downtown Grand Hotel-Casino
- Played L.A.’s House of Blues Main Stage (Surge Events showcase)
- Announced signing of new lead vocalist, Joseph Michael ex-White Wizzard)
- Opened for Jack Russell’s Great White last September at Canyon Club with new vocalist, Joseph Michael
- Live performance on Buddhaman’s International Experience radio show
- DDB selected as Spotlight Artist with worldwide airplay on American Veterans Radio this past February
- Live performance on Hollywood-based radio program “The In Show”, playing two songs from as-yet-unreleased new album
- Positive live show and CD reviews in Vintage Rock, Music Connection, L.A. Music Examiner and National Rock Review, among others
Vintage Rock – Live Show Review
Rockwired Magazine – Feature
All Access Magazine – Interview
National Rock Review – Desolation EP Review