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Jeff Beck, Johnny Depp Play to Sold-Out Crowd at The Paramount in Support of Joint Album 18

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While some may have raised an eyebrow at the prospect of a Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp musical collaboration, it’s safe to say any lingering doubt was erased the moment the guitar legend was joined onstage by the film icon and co-founder of rock supergroup The Hollywood Vampires at The Paramount in Huntington on Oct. 14 and 15. The duo is touring in support of the recently released album 18 following a successful summer run in Europe, culminating in an appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival.

DSCF7938a 1 scaledJeff Beck performs at the Paramount, Oct. 15, 2022. Photo by Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com ©2022

Beck, Johnny Depp Take the Stage at the Paramount

The Oct. 15 gig opened with a set from Desure, a Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter fortuitously discovered by Depp while working at a tattoo parlor. Desure shared the story of strumming songs for the actor/musician/pirate while he got inked—an unwitting audition leading to his stellar, heartfelt performance of several acoustic numbers from his new record “Still Blue” before a raucous Long Island crowd.

The first half of the show was a master class by Beck, with the two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee blazing through original classics including “Freeway Jam” and newer covers ranging from Davy Spillane’s “Midnight Walker” to a haunting rendition of Brian Wilson’s “Caroline, No.” Sporting his trademark black vest, white T-shirt and tinted shades, Beck seldom interacted with the crowd, preferring to let his lyrical, intricate guitar licks do most of the talking, and graciously ceding the spotlight multiple times to his bandmates: bassist Rhonda Smith, drummer Anika Nilles, and keyboardist Robert Stevenson.

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johnny deppJohnny Depp performs at the Paramount, Oct. 15, 2022. Photo by Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com ©2022

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Once Depp strolled onstage, rolled cigarette in hand, during the opening notes of “Rumble”—a Link Wray & His Raymen cover—the packed house rose to its feet, showering the notoriously shy star with applause and squeals of “I love you Johnny!” Donning his trademark fedora, bandana, and well-worn shoes, Depp was decked out in his usual array of eclectic jewels—his hair falling in loose waves to his shoulders as he and Beck playfully traded guitar riffs. A large, mysterious “X” of neon tape on the back of his blazer and similar “P” on the back of his shirt sparked references among the crowd to his classic role as pirate Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Dangling from a gold chain at his waist was his infamously “cursed” Aztec gold medallion—a classic token of Captain Jack, and something Depp has been spotted wearing on nearly every stop of the tour.

The guitar duo then kicked off a lengthy set from 18, beginning with the Depp original “This Is a Song for Miss Hedy Lamarr,” during which he showed off his resonant vocals before stepping into the shadows to take in Beck’s masterful solo. This was followed in short order by soaring renditions of John Lennon’s “Isolation” and Dennis Wilson’s “Time,” both performed on a recently gifted, custom-crafted Telecaster-style “Shipwreck” guitar from luthier David Petillo—inspired by the swashbuckling films. He then switched gears to the low growl of The Velvet Underground’s “Venus in Furs,” a number which sent the crowd into more shrieks of ecstasy. Closing out the main set, a stellar instrumental rendition of The Beatles’ “A Day in the Life,” during which Depp removed his sunglasses and lit another cigarette while humbly tipping his hat in gracious appreciation to the enraptured crowd.

DSCF7867ba scaledDrummer Anika Nilles performs at the Paramount, Oct. 15, 2022. Photo by Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com ©2022

The encore featured Jeff and his band slaying a cover of “Little Wing” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, before Depp rejoined for the grand finale, Killing Joke’s “The Death & Resurrection Show,” a clear crowd favorite, given their deafening roars. As the two shared an embrace, the applause rained down from all corners of the venue, along with tokens from fans that included a silk scarf, assorted flowers, and other mementoes.

Outside the theater, the mood remained high, as about 100 fans gathered by a back door hoping for one last glimpse of the stars—a true curtain call to an incredible performance if ever there was one—with many devotees lingering well into the wee hours of the morning to witness the procession of tour buses departing for their next stop.

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Why Johnny Depp’s Great Nightmare On Elm Street Return Never happened

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Johnny Depp got his launch in Wes Craven’s classic slasher Agony On Elm Street, but unfortunately observers missed out on his New Agony return.

While Johnny Depp was willing to duplication his part for a Agony On Elm Street effect, unfortunately, observers missed out on this gem due to an doubtful issue.

As a director, Wes Craven was noway short of whim-whams. The horror legend made his mark in the kidney with Last House on the Left and The Hills Have Eyes, a brace of bleak, unstinting 70s exploitation pictures that hid sharp social commentary under a lot of tense set- pieces, horrible spear, and hopelessly dark plot twists.

Over the decades, Craven continued to review the horror kidney with ballot- spawning slasher masterpieces like Scream and Agony On Elm Street as well as further outré chow similar as The Serpent and the Rainbow and My Soul to Take. still, Craven’s unerring whim-whams was shaken at one unanticipated point in his outstanding career.

Luckily, this did n’t deprive observers of a horror classic. still, Craven’s query did mean that horror suckers missed out on a potentially memorable scene that noway made it into the Agony On Elm Street series despite the director’s ambitious plans.

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Jenna Ortega’s Biggest Regret? Wednesday Scene Fans Can’t Stop Talking About

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Despite the ultimate fan love she received for the viral Wednesday dance, the actress seems to think she could have done better.

Quickly becoming one of Netflix‘s biggest hits ever, Wednesday is marching through Twitter threads, TikTok videos, and Instagram reels and garnering views and likes months after the premiere. All of this thanks to the show’s most popular scene — the Wednesday dance to The Cramps’ Goo Goo Muck at the school disco at Nevermore.

However, speaking with Entertainment Tonightat the Golden Globes ceremony, the show’s main star Jenna Ortega revealed that she isn’t fully satisfied with the final result.

“There was so much I could have done and should have done. So, the fact that anyone has shown any appreciation or even tried it themselves is unfathomable to me,” the actress said, commenting on the Wednesday dance’s viral popularity.

Ortega choreographed the dance herself, somehow managing to combine improvisation and old goth moves. Besides, she also revealed that she had to film the scene while having coronavirus — something that the actress and the production were heavily criticized for.

Still, despite Ortega’s apparent regrets, the dance scene is probably the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Netflix’s Wednesday. This all started with a TikTok edit that popularized the dance, but with a high-pitched remix of Lady Gaga‘s Bloody Mary instead of the original soundtrack.

Now, Netflix has greenlit Wednesday for a second season — and even used Bloody Mary to promote the upcoming sequel, apparently nodding to the viral song choice. The premiere date for Wednesday season 2 is yet to be announced.

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Jenna Ortega’s love life: Is the ‘Wednesday’ star dating anyone?

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After the enormous success of ‘Wednesday’, everybody wants to know everything about its star Jenna Ortega.The 20-year-old actress has increased her popularity, and with that, it usually comes curiosity about her personal life, especially if she is dating anyone.

In the series, Ortega’s character is in the middle of a love-triangle between Tyler and Xavier, and fans also wish to see a relationship between Wednesday and Enid. However, while Ortega has grown up in the public eye, she has been very protective of her personal life.

As she is set to appear in a romantic comedy with her co-star Percy Hynes White, who recently has been accused by several women of abuse on Twitter (neither the actor or Netflix has addressed them so far), many wonder if they’re romantically involved. Check out what we know.

Does Jenna Ortega have a boyfriend?

As far as we know, Ortega isn’t dating anyone at the moment. However, fans have speculated that Ortega and Hyne White could be an item because she invited him as her date for the Golden Globes. However, anything is confirmed and they can just be friends.

On the other hand, per Netflix Life, J-14 magazine reported that Ortega left the Globes after-party with ‘The Fabelmans’ star Gabriel LaBelle. Certainly, that doesn’t mean anything either but it’s another rumor that is around.

Also, as we said before, Ortega has always been private about her love life. In the past, she has been linked with actor Asher Angel and singer Jacob Sartorius. But, per Capital FM, Ortega denied that she dated any of the guys she has been linked to online during a podcast appearance in 2019.

Per the source, when asked what the craziest thing she ever heard about herself was, she said: “Probably relationships. According to the internet, I dated like six guys, [but I] dated none of them.”

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