Ad Spot

The Cadillacs Band to bring mid-century music at gazebo concert

(CONTRIBUTED)
(CONTRIBUTED)

MADISON – Is that Elvis in the back seat of the pink Cadillac?

Concertgoers will see for themselves when The Cadillacs Band cruises in with its vintage convertible and classy nostalgia of the 1950s and 1960s at the Madison Gazebo Concert on June 6.

Madison Arts Council sponsors the annual gazebo concerts.

The Cadillacs Band’s music catalog has country hits like “Yakety Sax,” “Louisiana Saturday Night” and “Folsom Prison Blues.” The Cadillacs let it roll with rockabilly on tunes like “Great Balls of Fire,” “Honky Tonk,” “Blueberry Hill” and “Run Around Sue.

The Cadillacs Band will appear at the Madison Gazebo Concert on June 6. (CONTRIBUTED)
The Cadillacs Band will appear at the Madison Gazebo Concert on June 6. (CONTRIBUTED)

For the blues fans in the audience, the band will offer their renditions of “Blue Bayou,” “What’d I Say?” and “Mean Woman Blues.”

The band also accepts audience requests from artists like Sam Cooke, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Ventures … and, of course, the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley.

“We have a very pleasing-to-the-ear repertoire, with a long list of songs we can perform, including many of the real hits heard during the era,” band member Dennis Odem said. Odem plays bass, emcees their show and sings vocals and harmony.

In addition to his music, Odem has practiced law for 35 years in Florence. He and his wife Carolyn have converted a room in their house for rehearsals, recording sessions for The Cadillacs and even jam sessions with musicians.

Ernie Norton of Muscle Shoals retired as an electrical engineer from Pfizer Corporation. Norton is the band’s lead vocalist, lead guitar and arranges their music charts.

Tom ‘Sax Man’ Pallardy lives near Nashville and also plays keyboard and sings. Pallardy has performed with music legends, ranging from George Jones to Percy Sledge. Ray Wix of Leoma, Tenn. masters the guitar for The Cadillacs Band and has been compared to Chet Atkins.

For more information, visit thecadillacsband.com. For information about gazebo concerts, call MAC member Laura Pope at 256-527-7802 or email to lhp925@knology.net.

James Clemens High School

Massachusetts Institute of Technology selects Yewon Lee for institute

Madison

Elementary students excel in play at State Scholastic Chess Championship

Harvest

Groups can apply for Master Gardeners grant for horticulture projects

James Clemens High School

Madison teens’ yearlong practice culminates in 2021 State Scholastic Chess Championship

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Alabama State Games Offer Academic Scholarships

Bob Jones High School

Exploravision regional win goes to James Clemens

Bob Jones High School

Alabama State Games To Offer Academic Scholarships During Opening Ceremony

James Clemens High School

James Clemens shows its tech savvy in Science Olympiad

James Clemens High School

James Clemens Jets Press rates first at All American High School Film Festival

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – April 7, 2021

Bob Jones High School

Sam Uchitel at Bob Jones founds business for Madison CEO

Madison

City Chess Blitz Championship to decide victor on April 24

Bob Jones High School

Senior boys can apply for Alabama Boys State

Madison

VBC says scams targeting ticket seekers increasing, explains how to avoid them

Madison

State open records bill clears Senate committee

Madison

‘Essential business’ bill goes to governor

Madison

EDITORIAL: Fighting COVID-19 will require personal responsibility when mask mandate expires

Madison

Huntsville Ballet Company is back with Peter and the Wolf – April 16-18

Madison

Hubert Family Farms finding success with area’s first “pick your own tulip” experience

Madison

Community tips lead police to Harvest man accused of sexual abuse of a child

Madison

State Senate bill could send over $3.2 million to Madison City Schools

Madison

State health officials ‘encouraged’ by improving COVID-19 numbers

Madison

Digital version of The Madison Record – March 31, 2021

Madison

Tornado relief supply drive continues at Liberty, Madison County District 2 office

x