Jeff Scott Soto Plays The Chance Saturday
Jeff Scott Soto brings his band SOTO to The Chance in Poughkeepsie this Saturday night, Feb. 13. The singer is best known for his work with Yngwie Malmsteen and as a one time frontman for Journey. He also sang for Swedish hard rock band Talisman from 1990-2007.
Soto played on Yngwie Malmsteen's first two albums and sang for Journey on their 2006-2007 tours after Steve Augeri had to leave the band due to an acute throat infection. His vocal style ranges from hard rock to heavy/power metal with musical influences ranging from the soul sounds of Sam Cooke to original Journey singer Steve Perry and Queen's Freddie Mercury.
Jeff Scott Soto has sang background vocals on several albums from many hard rock/metal artists like Lita Ford, Steelheart, House of Lords, Stryper, Saigon Kick and others. He's also released several solo albums. Soto also sang for the fictional band Steel Dragon in the movie Rock Star. Steel Dragon also featured Zakk Wylde, Jeff Pilson, and Jason Bonham on the Rock Star movie soundtrack along with Michael Matijevic of Steelheart. His latest project is his own band Soto. Soto plays The Chance this Saturday night with guests: Mama Doom and Maxx Explosion. Showtime 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale and available through The Chance box office at 845-471-1966 and ticketweb.com