All Press Releases for 04/23/2005


Roy Rogers, The Master Slide Guitarist, Launches The New Slide Zone Website



The new Web site of master slide guitarist Roy Rogers and The Delta Rhythm Kings is now online, having been successfully re-launched in anticipation of Rogers’ upcoming performances at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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SANTA ROSA, California / PR FREE / Apr 23 2005 --
The Web site now provides streamlined navigation through Roy Rogers’ latest projects. It includes performance dates, press clippings, reviews and information for the media and provides insight into Rogers’ history. There are also updates in the easy-to-use music store and information on all of Rogers’ 13 releases.

Visitors can check out the latest information on the public television series Sierra Center Stage episode. The series featured Rogers on over 170 broadcasts on public television last summer, after being aired on over 50 stations and hitting more than 32 million households, according to Go Public, the program's public television firm. Sierra Center Stage is now taping 13 shows and will re-launch in 2006. (information is available at sierranevada.com/sierracenterstage).

In addition, the site provides information on Rogers’ third nomination for a W.C. Handy Award as Best Blues Guitarist in the Instrumentalist category for 2005 - results will be available May 5. Drawing on inspiration and material from a career that spans decades of performing behind him, Roy Rogers is considered one of the world’s leading players of modern slide guitar. Now with this nomination, Rogers is once-more recognized as a weighty contributor to the Blues community.

The new roy-rogers.com, designed by Steve Pennington of QuadraMedia, will provide detailed information on his continued support for Sierra Center Stage, his new album "Live! From the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company’s Big Room," and his radio program “Under The Influence”, which airs every Saturday morning on KRSH FM radio in Sonoma County and the North Bay and will be syndicated later this year. A DVD release is in the works for release during the holidays 2005.

Web design information is available by contacting Steve Pennington at stevep@quadramedia.com.


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