Garden Community Church sponsors Sky Daddy concert

Sky Daddy & the Pop Rocks, a Christian '50s band from Prescott Valley, perform at The Gathering cafe outreach on Nov. 6. The Gathering is at the corner of Mingus and Main, across from Circle K.

Sky Daddy & the Pop Rocks, a Christian '50s band from Prescott Valley, perform at The Gathering cafe outreach on Nov. 6. The Gathering is at the corner of Mingus and Main, across from Circle K.

Cuff your pant legs, put on your bobby socks and be-bop the night away with '50s and '60s rock 'n' roll from Sky Daddy & the Pop Rocks performing Nov. 6 at The Gathering in Cottonwood.

Sky Daddy & the Pop Rocks play invigorating rock 'n' roll, surf, and rockabilly music of the 1950s and early 1960s. But there is so much more to the band than the great nostalgic music they perform. For one, each of these cool cats appears to be oblivious to what decade they're living in.

They dress, act and talk as if it is still 1958. The band features smiling, bubble-gum chewing, poodle skirt wearing, dancing and singing doo wop girls. And the Pop Rocks refuse to just stand and play their songs. A Pop Rocks event is one in which everybody must have fun. What starts out as a concert frequently becomes an audience free-for-all dance and performance, with the band inviting audience members up on stage to perform with them.

And there are always more surprises in store from this unpredictable ensemble whose enthusiasm becomes contagious to all who are fortunate enough to witness their over-the-top performance.

Comprising the band are Sky Conwell, Brandon Sparks, Lee Marier, Emily Hamilton, Kristy McKune, Ofer Harel and Scott Hovelsrud

The Gathering is a new family-friendly entertainment/café venue located on the corner of Mingus and Main in Cottonwood, sponsored by The Garden Community Church. It offers not only 3 hours of live entertainment every Friday night from 6 to 9 p.m., but also great food, gourmet coffees and deserts. Entertainment alternates from week to week and includes karaoke, big screen video games, country line dancing and more. In addition to headliners on the Main Stage, there is a second stage in the cafe that keeps the entertainment going in between Main Stage acts. It's Cottonwood's newest hot spot for a Friday night on the town that is family-safe and family-friendly. A $3 donation at the door covers the entire evening of entertainment. So if you are ready to roll with your rock, cruise on over to The Gathering at 1 S. Main St. on Nov. 6. Experience the '50s like you never have before with Sky Daddy & the Pop Rocks. For information call (928) 649-2289

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