Resurrection: A Journey Tribute brings classic sounds to The Clyde


Fans of Journey have a chance to hear the sounds of the San Francisco-based rock band in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Resurrection: A Journey Tribute is scheduled to play The Clyde Theatre March 21, 2020. The Clyde is located at 1801 Bluffton Rd., Fort Wayne.

About Resurrection: A Journey Tribute

Resurrection: A Journey Tribute takes on the sound and vibe of 1980s Journey. Critics have applauded the band’s ability to play Journey’s songs with authenticity. Some have made mention of lead singer Ryan Christopher’s likeness to Steve Perry.

Resurrection is a Nashville, Tenn.-based band comprised of professional musicians. The band started in 2014, and played their first show at Gray’s on Main in Franklin, Tenn. The immediate response to the band provided validation that they had achieved what they set out to.

The musicians have played with some of the biggest names in the music industry, including Steve Perry and Journey. Thus, it seems as though they have earned their reputation as stellar musicians. And, Resurrection has played an array of venues including bowl games, Royal Caribbean International cruises, AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants and US Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, Fraze Pavilion, and Hard Rock Casino and Hotel.

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Why Resurrection: A Journey Tribute makes a show worth seeing

Anyone who has been paying attention to music during the past 10 to 20 years or more has seen and heard changes in the music industry. Except when they are re-created, the feel and sound of arena rock are gone. Journey was one of the most popular bands of this era of big sound. Perry in particular, had a unique vocal style that involves power and dynamics. Capturing this way of singing for modern audiences, even if just for one night, teaches people what Journey offered to rock music overall, and what arena rock meant to fans of the genre.

Arena rock involves high energy, usually anthem-like songs, that were fully capable of inspiring thousands of people packed into the arena, into singing along. For those who were not present, the songs became radio-friendly tunes that made their way into popular culture. Several years ago, Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin'” was featured prominently in the movie musical, “Rock of Ages” starring Tom Cruise.

Journey’s brand of arena rock appeals to people because of its universal truths. When “Faithfully” tells its story of a musician struggling to keep his family life together while working as a traveling performer, the specifics translate to anyone with long hours that are not conducive to work-life balance who needs to communicate that he or she is still a willing partner in a relationship. Similarly, people can understand the sentiments of “Strung Out,” “Stone In Love,” and “Ask the Lonely” without any interpretation. Resurrection’s re-creation of the sound and feel of Journey’s works is a feat that must be experienced.

Resurrection: A Journey Tribute’s tickets are $15 each. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, visit:

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Dodie Miller-Gould is a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana who lives in New York City where she studies creative nonfiction at Columbia University. She has BA and MA degrees in English from Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, and an MFA in Fiction from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Her research interests include popular music and culture, 1920s jazz, and blues, confessional poetry, and the rhetoric of fiction. She has presented at numerous conferences in rhetoric and composition, and creative writing. Her creative works have appeared in Tenth Muse, Apostrophe, The Flying Island, Scavenger's Newsletter and elsewhere. She has won university-based awards for creative work and literary criticism.

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