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Thursday, April 20, 2017

This Sunday @1pm: Monty Warren & The Friggin' Whatevers Rock Out at Hooligan's (West Palm Beach, FL)

Event: Rock & Roll, BBQ Ribs & NASCAR Party
When: April 23 @1-6pm EST 
Where: Hooligans 
8344 Garden Road
West Palm Beach, Florida 33404
Phone: (561) 842-0336

(West Palm Beach, Fla.) This Sunday, starting at 1 p.m., roots rockers Monty Warren and The Friggin' Whatevers will be featured in the entertainment lineup for Hooligans' "BBQ and NASCAR Party." 

"We'll be playing our own stuff," said Warren. "And some heartfelt tributes to Chuck Berry, the Stones and Beatles." 

With the exception of Warren (who writes and sings the roots rock-inspired original tunes, and plays rhythm guitar) the "Whatevers" tend to be...whatever. This time around, the lineup will include East Coast music scene veterans William Meredith on drums, lead guitarist Roderick Kohn, and Ron DeSaram on bass. 

The group has produced three successful albums: “Far Out Close Up,” “Trailer Park Angel,” and “Let’s Go to Therapy.” All three have been named to The Palm Beach Post’s annual Best Music List.

“I always look forward to these gigs with Monty,” said Ron DeSaram, who played in the CBGB House Band, Crossfire Choir, in New York during the '80s and '90s. “He stays true to his rock roots while continuing to reach for new ground.” DeSaram also plays lead guitar with his main group, The Cravens, in the Palm Beach, Fla. area.

“Indy Week” stated that Monty Warren & The Friggin' Whatevers "retroactively bridge the gap between '70s pub rock/power pop and the arrivals of Tom Petty, Graham Parker and Elvis Costello."

“Putting together albums has its own rewards,” said Warren. “But nothing can take the place of the high-octane giving-out and giving-back that happens with a live audience.” 

Not content to rest on its laurels, the group is hard at work on a new album.

"I'm collaborating right now with Phil Wolff," Warren said. "He'll be coming over from Spain to record with me." Wolff is the popular singer-songwriter with We R Comin' in Mallorca, Spain.

And if rocking to the beat of Monty and the Friggin' Whatevers is not incentive enough, Warren adds:

"Hooligans will have some seriously killer barbecue."

For more info:

Twitter: @montymonty60
Facebook: Monty Warren & The Friggin’ Whatevers Music

All Monty Warren & The Friggin' Whatever albums are available on iTunes, Spotify, CD Baby, Sound Cloud and Amazon.

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