Little compares to the energy and dance-ability of classic rock. Which is why a nite with Crosstown Bus promises a packed dance floor and a not-to-be forgotten party. The Bus, one of
Originally formed in Nelson B.C., the band signed an exclusive management contract with super-manager Bruce Allen which led to a recording contract with M.C.A. Records. Their first album, “High Grass”, produced by David Foster and Tom Northcott, was released in 1972 and featured two singles, “
The Bus, successfully toured the club and concert circuits throughout
In 1974, with the music scene undergoing enormous change and live venues disappearing, the band decided it was time to pursue other careers and announced their break-up.
…….. Fast forward thirty years to October 2004 when original Crosstown Bus members Jeff Boyne and Brian Anderson re-connected with former Mark IV band-mate and rock drummer
Following a get re-aquainted dinner, the group slipped out to
Seven months of rehearsals honed the Bus’ legendary soaring vocals, intricate harmonies and driving rock and roll sound. And not just for a trip down memory lane. Crosstown Bus, true to it’s tradition, is determined to keep things cutting edge. The group re-works classic rock songs from the 60’s and 70’s, performs current rock classics.
In April 2005 Crosstown Bus went “live” for the first time in over thirty years. It’s been going non-stop playing to packed venues ever since and is diligently recording it’s new original material as well as some older favorites, done as only Crosstown Bus can do them.
With its universal sound, Crosstown Bus has broad appeal. People young and old hit the dance floor from the first note, sing along with the classics, and yes, dance ‘til the lights go up.
Crosstown Bus, adaptable to large and small venues is a highly professional rock band that delivers chilling harmonies, memory–stirring sets and infectious dance tunes. For a memorable event Crosstown Bus is without compare.
Brian Anderson bass guitar, vocals
Jeff Boyne lead guitar, lead vocals
Deidre La Croix keyboards, hammond organ, lead vocals
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