WPDH Presents Rick Derringer with Derek St. Holmes and Richie Scarlet this Friday, April 6 at The Chance. Showtime 7pm.

Singer, guitarist Rick Derringer got started in the 1960's with the band The McCoys who had a number one hit with 'Hang on Sloopy'. He eventually turned to blues rock and had a hit with 'Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo' in 1974 with the album All American Boy. AllMusic called All American Boy "Rick Derringer's most focused and cohesive album, a marvelous blend of rockers, ballads, and atmospheric instrumentals." They also called it "one of the great albums of the 70's that fell between the cracks." In addition to Rick Derringer, the show Friday night at The Chance will also feature Derek St. Holmes (original singer for Ted Nugent's band), "The Emperor of Rock n Roll" Richie Scarlet (guitarist for Ace Frehley band) plus Direct Drive Band (Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute). This is gonna be a great night of rock n roll not to be missed!

Tickets for Rick Derringer are $30 for general admission, $40 for balcony seating, and $75 for VIP seating plus meet n greet and can be purchased through and the Chance box office in Poughkeepsie at 845-471-1966.