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Sunday, October 20, 2013

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Backstage Pass from New Bedford, MA - October 20, 2013 


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What a setting tonight for Roger's show in New Bedford, MA! The historical Zeiterion Theatre, built in 1923, has gone through many phases over the decades from being a vaudeville venue to a silent movie house for many years. At one point, the theatre was almost torn down to make way for a parking lot and the local historical society stepped in brought life back to this magnificent theatre. The movie screens were removed to reveal the most beautiful hand painted murals and ornate artwork.

Veteran broadcaster, Phil Paleologos, from WBSM, introduced Roger tonight and set the tone for a relaxing, intimate evening. Phil spoke of Roger's life-altering 1987 accident where he shattered both his wrists and was told by doctors that he would never play instruments again. Through shear determination, physical therapy, and prayer, Roger willed himself to make a full recovery and did so within 18 months. Phil expressed that this experience that Roger went through inspired him to realize that anything is possible if you set your heart and mind to it. This is proven by the fact that today Roger is giving of himself by playing his songs live for fans around the world night after night. 

Roger's performances tonight of The More I Look and Rosie Had Everything Planned received heartwarming applause. The audience really appreciated Roger's laid back, comfortable demeanor and many said they are planning to come to some of the other shows in NY and NJ later in the week. We hope to see you during the next few days, too!

Linda

See Roger this week in NY and NJ!
Oct 22 Albany, NY The Egg Performing Arts Center
Oct 24 Verona, NY Turning Stone Resort Casino
Oct 25 Englewood, NJ bergenPAC (Bergen Performing Arts Center)
Oct 26 Westbury, NY NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Oct 27 Collingswood, NJ Scottish Rite Auditorium

See additional details for these dates, as well as for shows in Canada and Mexico, athttps://www.Facebook.com/RogerHodgson/events.




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