“It Ain’t Christmas Without You” featured on Netherlands blog Christmas A Go Go

“It Ain’t Christmas Without You” featured on Netherlands blog Christmas A Go Go

Many thanks to Netherlands-based blog Christmas A Go Go for featuring our song (and video) “It Ain’t Christmas Without You” yesterday. Their take on it:

Former Texas punk rock singer turns blue eyed soul boy, that’s the story of Taye Cannon, leadsinger for Roxy Roca. He grew up with the classic rhythm and blues records of this dad (Jackie Wilson, Marvin Gaye, Jaaaaames Brown), his original Christmas song sounds like a more relaxed Mitch Ryder. Cool stuff…

Check out the full article here: ROXY ROCA on Christmas A Go Go.

ROXY ROCA Interview on Z98.5 in Tupelo, MS

ROXY ROCA Interview on Z98.5 in Tupelo, MS

We’ll be sitting down for an interview during the 6pm hour (Central Time) with Dodson on Z98.5 FM radio in Tupelo, MS for an interview before tonight’s show at The Blue Canoe. If you’re not in their listening area, you can tune in online: Listen Live to Z98.5.

ROXY ROCA at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club in Mobile, AL Fri 12/12

ROXY ROCA at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club in Mobile, AL Fri 12/12

After two very warm welcomes at BayFest (2013 and 2014) we are always excited for a chance to visit Mobile. We’ll be making our debut at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club on Friday, December 12. ROXY ROCA plays 8pm-10:30pm, $8 cover, 21+ (under 21 allowed with parent/guardian). Spread the word: RSVP on Facebook.

Get all the most up-to-date show info here: SHOWS.

“Try My Love” Featured on London-based Soul Legends Radio

“Try My Love” Featured on London-based Soul Legends Radio

Many thanks to London-based Soul Legends Radio (and particularly, DJ Neil Greaves) for spinning our song “Try My Love.” We’re excited to get the chance to reach so many new music lovers in the UK!

Tune in to Soul Legends Radio online here: Soul Legends Radio.

ROXY ROCA CD Single Christmas Card Available Now

ROXY ROCA CD Single Christmas Card Available Now

We are thrilled to announce the release of our new CD Single Christmas Card, “It Ain’t Christmas Without You.” This new CD single features ROXY ROCA’s original song “It Ain’t Christmas Without You” (the nice side) along with our newly recorded version of “Back Door Santa” (the naughty side).

Give the gift of Dynamite Texas Soul this holiday season! “It Ain’t Christmas Without You” is more than a CD single — it’s also a Christmas card! Just address the back, put a stamp on it, and drop it in the mail. We’ve priced it low and we’re offering quantity discounts so it’s easy and affordable to send a gift they’ll remember all year. Perfect for friends, family, co-workers, and more. Buy in bulk and send one to everybody on your Christmas list!

Order now: Order “It Ain’t Christmas Without You” now on the ROXY ROCA web store.

While you’re waiting for your CDs to arrive, you can watch the video for “It Ain’t Christmas Without You” right now.

More Photos from Artinfusion Halloween in the Hollow at Crystal Bridges in Bentonville, AR 2014-10-31

More Photos from Artinfusion Halloween in the Hollow at Crystal Bridges in Bentonville, AR 2014-10-31

Last month we had the opportunity to play at artinfusion’s annual Halloween in the Hollow party at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR. The capacity crowd of  600+ costumed partiers came ready to dance! Here’s another awesome gallery of photos from the party.

Photos from Halloween Weekend Party at LUNA in San Antonio 2014-11-01

Photos from Halloween Weekend Party at LUNA in San Antonio 2014-11-01

It was great to wrap up a killer week on the road with a Texas-style homecoming and our Halloween Weekend Party at LUNA in San Antonio on Saturday, November 1 did not disappoint! Many thanks to our good friend Stephan Pendarvis for sharing this awesome gallery of photos from the show.

ROXY ROCA at Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, LA Sat 12/13

ROXY ROCA at Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, LA Sat 12/13

We can’t wait to make a return trip to our favorite Lafayette venue, The Blue Moon Saloon, on Saturday, December 13! ROXY ROCA hits the stage at 10:30pm and plays ’til we can’t play no mo’. A DJ will be spinning some great funk and soul before and after our set(s), so come early and wear your dancing shoes. $10 cover, 18+. Spread the word: RSVP on Facebook.

Get all the most up-to-date show info here: SHOWS.

ROXY ROCA November Road Trip

ROXY ROCA November Road Trip

Fall is here (or did we miss fall this year?) and it’s time for a little pre-Thanksgiving road trip! If you are in Alabama or Mississippi, or know anybody who is, please spread the word. We hope to see you soon! Texas friends: don’t worry, we’ll be right back — we’ll be at C-Boy’s Heart & Soul in Austin on Wednesday, November 26 for a Thanksgiving-eve party.

Wed 11/19 – Zydeco – Birmingham, AL
Thu 11/20 – Blue Canoe – Tupelo, MS
Fri 11/21 – Innisfree – Tuscaloosa, AL
Sat 11/22 - Saugahatchee Country Club (private event) – Auburn, AL

Get full details and all the most up-to-date show info here: SHOWS.