Red has been the emcee for countless historical events. For example, 1957 he was the emcee for the Elvis Presley show, and in 1964 for The Beatles concert, both at Vancouver ’s Empire Stadium. He promoted “The Legends of Rock ‘n Roll” at Expo 86, presenting dozens of Rock and Roll giants at the Expo Theatre, including Ray Charles, Roy Orbison, and Fats Domino. He has been the host of countless other showcases, festivals, and concerts across Vancouver and British Columbia .
Red's accolades have been many; he was elected into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame in 1994, the Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame in 1997, and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in 2000. As well, in his honour, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation opened the 1100-seat Red Robinson Show Theatre at Coquitlam’s Bo ulevard Casino in September 2006.
Red Robinson is available in a number of different contexts including:
Public Speaker - Red Robinson speaks of his years in the advertising business, in the media, as a DJ and as a concert promoter.
MC - Red is available to MC your corporate, private or public event.
The Red Robinson Legends of Rock ‘n Roll Show - Red will talk about working with Elvis, The Beatles, Ray Charles, Roy Orbison and many more. Interspersed with Red’s talk will be still and video images from Red’s enormous archive! Visuals presented with live band accompaniment. After the presentation, the live band will continue playing music of the 50s and 60s and Red will be on hand to talk and reminisce.
Please check out http://www.turnerentertainmentgroup.com/redrobinson.html for more information and video for Red Robinson.
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