An unforgettable evening is set to hit the Chilliwack Cultural Centre stage as Zachary Stevenson modernizes classic songs from Buddy Holly, Hank Williams and Jerry Lee Lewis, and turns them into Smashed Hits.
Channeling the spirit and sounds of the past in a dynamic performance that is uniquely his own, Stevenson delivers an incredible rock ’n’ roll show on Nov. 9.
Best known for his acclaimed portrayal of Buddy Holly, Vancouver Island native Stevenson has transcended the generation gap, energizing and connecting with the audiences wherever he goes. Using his incredibly smooth voice, which is backed up by guitar, piano and sax, he has modernized classic rock music, while still maintaining the old school sound of the originals.
He has produced two albums of 50s rock and roll, Smashed Hits Volume I and II, as well as an original album with his band the Human Statues.
“The demand for such a record became too much to ignore. Thanks to the musicianship of Jeremy Holmes, Scott Smith, Todd Biffard, Ben Kunder and the mix-mastership and production of Ried Hendry we’ve managed to stay true to the essence of those classic 50s recordings while putting our own unique stamp on it. I’m very proud of Smashed Hits,” says Stevenson.
Smashed Hits is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35/adults, $32/seniors and $30/youth, and can be purchased at the Centre Box Office, online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469).