In an interview after their concert performance at the Tempe Center for the Arts Tuesday Night, Paul McDermand and Terry Anderson reiterated their love of Rocky Point, not just to this writer, but to the crowd of attendees who grouped around them after their show. Paul had mentioned the beauty of the beach and the people while telling the story of the winds that had cancelled the St. Patrick’s Day concert in Rocky Point over the past weekend.
Beginning, as all the headlining musicians on the stage tonight have, with an early exposure to a musical instrument, since toddlerhood in Steve McCarty’s case, followed up with proper and timely formal training to enhance his natural aptitude, and his own early passion to become a part of the overall creative process through which the music industry was passing, Steve was able to reach the highest level attainable in the industry—and at a comparatively young age.
Before he was 20 years old, Curly had played with local bands throughout Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma until he was discovered by an Asylum Records-signed rock band newly forming by the name of Jo Jo Gunne. Two of the members had just come over from the recently dissolved rock band Spirit. From their eponymous debut album, a #10 hit in England, “Run, Run, Run” was spawned. That record peaked #27 in the U.S. Jo Jo Gunne toured the U.S. and Europe several times and released three more albums before breaking up in 1974.
There are hundreds of new entries and growing every day. So many reasons to love Rocky Point are popping up on our contest site each day. If you haven’t entered yet, remember, it is Free! And anyone can vote whether you enter a photo in the contest or not. Just go to www.sonoranresorts.mx or www.whyiloverockypoint.com and read the rules. The contest will run until February 29th for entries and you can vote, even on your own photo, until March 7th. Join the fun! Good Luck!
You may remember our first announcement on December the 9th about the new Sonoran Resorts “Why I Love Rocky Point” Photo Contest and that it would begin today, Monday January 2nd to kick off 2012 with excitement. Well, fellow clickers and snappers, just visit www.sonoranresorts.mx or www.whyiloverockypoint.com where you can find all the detailed rules […]
Chico moved to Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico in 1997 and worked as an auto mechanic for 10 years before opening his own shop in Rocky Point in 2007. He named it Autoservicios y Refacciones Arizona (Arizona Auto Service and Repairs). The name is no accident. He targeted the American tourists, especially those from Arizona, and residents in Rocky Point and set out to gain their trust, which he did very quickly.
Right down to their famous Christmas Train and Snow Village display, Mike Riggs and his wife, Cindy Hall have always included children when considering the atmosphere they wanted to create in the Latitude 31 Restaurant and Bar in Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico.
Ramon Ramos is one of those kinds of human beings who have taken advantage of every situation, especially with regard to his career, to learn as much as he can no matter how small or unrelated it might seem to others. Within moments of talking to Ramon, you notice something unique about how he approaches […]
One only has to visit the home page of Luxury Villa Photography’s web site to see, indeed, even feel the dramatic, impactful imagery that Christopher Bowden, a highly sought after architectural and interior design photographer, is able to bring out of an already luxurious villa setting. His wife, Rhea, is no small part of what makes […]
Last Saturday’s annual arts and crafts show at Fiesta Park in Las Conchas was attended by many more visitors than expected this year, according to Lori Ramirez of the Las Conchas Homeowners Association Community Relations Committee who organized this charity event. There were more arts and crafts exhibits as well. Live music all day long […]