Buck Ormsby memorial = March 26 in Tacoma

A date has been announced for the Buck Ormsby memorial – Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Temple Theatre in Tacoma, Washington.

Tacoma Weekly shared some specifics:

Details have emerged for a tribute concert for fallen Tacoma rock icon John “Buck” Ormsby. “Buck’s House Party” will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. March 26 at the Temple Theatre with a lineup that will include Little Bill & The Bluenotes; the Fab Wailers, featuring members of the Fabulous Wailers‘ most recent lineup and Gail Harris, who sang with the band in the 1960s; “Angel in the Morning” singer Merrilee Rush; The Ad Ventures, featuring Don Wilson and Nokie Edwards of Tacoma’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted Ventures; The Kingsmen; City Zu; Jim Valley; The Daily Flash; Billy Mac; The Galaxies; and Tacoma guitar hero Jerry Miller, of Moby Grape fame.

Promoter Mike Mitchell said there will be no cover charge for the event, but there will be an auction of signed rock memorabilia, and donations will be accepted to help cover costs.

http://www.tacomaweekly.com/citylife/article/tribute-for-fabulous-wailers-bassist-buck-ormsby-to-be-held-next-month

For more information on Buck Ormsby, click HERE.

1 comment to Buck Ormsby memorial = March 26 in Tacoma

  • Sluggo

    I first saw the Fabulous Wailers at the D Street Corral in the summer of 1964?
    The Fabulous Wailers were all wearing sharkskin suits, pointy toed shoes and looking so cool.
    Buck playing that now so ancient P bass w thumb pick
    Right then and there, I decided to play bass!!!
    Thank you so much Buck- you nailed it!!

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