Posted on | August 13, 2010 | No Comments
We now have clips from the CD!
Take a listen! : Click one of the links below (hit your back button to return to this page):
Order it here!
8,000 Sold (so far)
Posted on | November 1, 2013 | No Comments
Friday, November 8 at 7pm! Come by When Pigs Fly BBQ & Wings in the Lowes Foods Plaza in West Jefferson
Sonny Says! Come by for the best wings in town!
247-1 Mt Jefferson Rd, West Jefferson, North Carolina
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Posted on | May 4, 2013 | No Comments
Starting May 7, Tuesday nights from 5 to 7pm,
Enjoy live music with Sonny at Thompson’s Seafood on Old Hwy 421 in Deep Gap, NC
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Posted on | November 19, 2012 | No Comments
The seventh annual Salute to Veterans was held at The Record Park in North Wilkesboro on Saturday, Nov 7. Music and fellowship were the highlight of the event, designed to honor veterans. Many veterans turned out, and were fed lunch, courtesy of The Record, which hosted the event.
Singer, guitarist Sony Remington, accompanied by Shaun Sparks, lead guitar; Michael Earp on bass and Larry Skipper on percussions, opened the day of music on the Sammy Lankford Stage with a set of 60’s – 70’s era acoustic rock songs.
See the full story here. More pictures below:
Posted on | June 25, 2012 | No Comments
Friday, June 22 at Murphy’s in downtown Boone, NC:
A thundershower occurred, but after a brief intermission, music resumed on the Back Porch, and spirits were undampened!
Posted on | September 22, 2011 | No Comments
Now Available! Show your cool with a Sonny & The Strangers logo-emblazoned T-shirt! Contact Sonny to find out how to get yours.
Available in Black on White, and White on Black
for $19.99 including shipping!
Available in Black on White, and White on Black
for $24.99 including shipping!
Posted on | August 22, 2011 | No Comments
Rhythm and Blues on the Backstreet, West Jefferson August 26!
Sponsored by the Ashe County Arts Council and the West Jefferson Community Fellowship,
The 5th Annual Backstreet Park Summer Concert Series features Sonny and the Strangers. The concert runs from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, on Friday, August 26. Come by and enjoy this free concert in downtown West Jefferson, NC.
Posted on | July 29, 2011 | No Comments
Historic Downtown Wilkesboro’s Open Air Market’s focus is on supporting and sustaining the local farm and artisan community. The market is held every Friday from 4-8 pm, from May 20th – October 21. Admission is free. Once a month, an expanded version of the Open Air Market will be offered, known as the Third Friday event series. The Third Friday events will feature juried art, children’s activities, informational booths, food, beverages, wine & beer, and the Open Air Market that will offer “fresh from the farm” fruits, vegetables, plants, and crafts. Admission to the Third Friday event series is also free.
The planned themes for September 16: Overmountain Victory Trail Celebration
Posted on | June 3, 2011 | No Comments
Sonny and the Strangers brought their music down the mountain to Wilkesboro NC’s Chickenfest Celebration.
“A Tribute to Drake Walsh was held Saturday evening during the sixth annual ChickenFest. The festival drew the largest attendance ever.
A standing room only crowd came to The Record Park for the tribute that was the finale of Saturday’s music.”
(–JERRY LANKFORD, Record Editor)
Posted on | May 2, 2011 | No Comments
Here’s a little biographical information on a couple of the Strangers:
Michael Earp, Bass Guitar and Vocals
Along with Sonny and the Strangers, Michael plays full-time at Oak Level Baptist Church. He also plays with the Four Wheel Drive Band, playing classic rock/country/blues. He played seven years with Skipper’s Wheel, playing Americana/country. They played at the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival and MerleFest in 2007. In 2004, he played with Jimmie W. Johnson and the Spirit of Elvis Show at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, NC. Michael played thirteen years with the STA Band, a top 40/beach band, and seven years with the Southern Taste Band, playing southern rock. After being “on the road” for 20 years, he has settled down in the Foothills of North Carolina, still pursuing his passion for music on stage and in the studio.
Sonny has been a musician since his high school days. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force and served in Vietnam in 1966. Sonny performs at venues in and around the High Country; he’s often found at Frasers Restaurant, and has performed at various ‘fests including Oliver and Chicken with his signature blend of classic rock and folk.
Sonny and the Strangers is also the name of a CD that he has recorded recently. As a 6 year cancer survivor of stage 4 cancer, Sonny has dedicated the music on this CD to all Vietnam veterans and to cancer survivors. A portion of sale proceeds will benefit these persons. Check sonnyremington.com for more information.
Posted on | November 20, 2010 | No Comments