TAMPA - Wyatt is the President of Jamestown Entertainment. “It’s a cross-over between people who actually work the convention, so it can be guys 21 or 22 years old, just starting in their political process, all the way to people who are senators and congressmen.”
Wyatt’s company will put on a number of parties for both the Republican and Democratic conventions. The decor is high-life New York. The featured acts are big-time talent like Billy Morrison.
Most of you who are of a certain age will recognize Billy. He plays with Billy Idol, used to rock with The Cult and plays around with a mish-mash of other famous rockers in the band Camp Freddy. Morrison says the band “consists of Matt Sorum of Guns N Roses and Velvet Revolver on the drums. We have Chris Chaney on guitar from Alanis Morissette. We have Dave Navarro from Jane's Addiction and many TV shows on guitar and Donavon Leitch who is our MC and sings a few songs. He’s the son of the legendary Donovan. And myself.”
I asked Billy why play political conventions? The political crowd must be much different from the crowd that rocked out at The Cult concerts. His answer, “Well actually, I think they are the same crowd. Everyone has a little rock n roll in them.”
They'll play a hit list of songs most of us love and remember.
Morrison wanted to be clear the band is bipartisan and will play at both conventions. He says the band just wants to say to kids: “You have a right to vote. Don’t waste it.”
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