Liz Gherna headlined at The Viper Room June 29, 2017, going on at 9 pm and playing to a packed house. The event was dedicated to Tracy Baker, a friend battling cancer, and proceeds went to the Tracy Baker Recovery Fund.
Gregory Dean was on guitar, Mike Yurko on bass, and Lou Hinzo on drums, on the premier Los Angeles sound stage, The Viper Room. Liz Gherna’s performance was featured in LA Weekly.
Since opening in 1993, the world-famous Viper Room (also known as Johnny Depp’s joint) has hosted the likes of Johnny Cash, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Oasis, Elvis Costello, and Lenny Kravitz. It is situated in the heart of the world famous Sunset Strip.
Liz Gherna played all originals, opening with Bossa Nova and Good Love. Next came My Life on Fire, Tears of My Own, I’m Not Happy I’m Gay, I Just Wanna Belong, and I’m Wrong. A powerful closing included My Stew Blues and Good for Me.
Social Media buzz was fed by a live stream of the full show on Facebook, which was viewed over 400 times, with comments and reactions during the show adding the to festivity. To view the livestream go to Liz Gherna Music on Facebook.
Rita Wright posted photos with Pauline Thomke and Neal Shelton, and Cheryl Waltz posted “What a great performance last night at The Viper Room thank you!!!!! Love and aloha.”
Danny Roaque, Bobby Cuff, Margaret Heiwegen, and Timothy Herrera posted pictures and comments, and Tracy Baker participated in social media and many, many friends supported her.
Many thanks to all who came out for a fabulously exciting and amazing evening!