RSO: Richie Sambora and Orianthi @ NAMM -01/19/2017
Kicking off the outdoor night time music on the Grand Plaza Stage Thursday night, January 19 at the 2017 NAMM convention was rock duo RSO: Richie Sambora and Orianthi Panagaris. Each a respected guitarist in their own right, Sambora and Orianthi displayed a captivating stage presence, marking the duo’s first NAMM performance together.
Each artist have garnered fame prior to getting together, Sambora with Bon Jovi and Orianthi as a touring artist for the likes of Michael Jackson and Alice Cooper, have put together an electrifying performance that consisted of cover songs, Orianthi material and two new songs performed live for the first time ever. The pair have spent the past year touring the globe and ended their touring cycle in Anaheim for the NAMM show.
RSO: Richie Sambora and Orianthi Setlist:
When Love Comes to Town (U2 cover) | I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon cover) | Heaven in This Hell (Orianthi song) | Lay Your Hands on Me (Bon Jovi cover) | Making History (New RSO song) | Stranger in This Town (Richie Sambora song) | Think Like a Man (Orianthi song) | How Do You Sleep? (Orianthi song) | Truth (New RSO song) | Livin’ on a Prayer (Bon Jovi cover) | According to You (Orianthi song) | Wanted Dead or Alive (Bon Jovi cover with “Midnight Rider” intro)