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Feb 022017
 
The Weight Band

Performing songs of The Band, THE WEIGHT BAND is keeping the spirit and the music alive that helped define an era.  Members of THE WEIGHT were either actual members in The Band, or are directly and deeply connected to their legacy.  The group features Jim Weider from The Band, Brian Mitchell of the Levon Helm Band, Marty Grebb, who wrote for The Band and worked with Rick Danko and Richard Manuel, Albert Rogers from the Jim Weider Band and frequent performer at The Barn’s Midnight Rambles.  Michael Bram, the newest member of THE WEIGHT, played with Jason Mraz.

Prepare for an unforgettable performance and enjoy timeless hits like “The Weight”, “Up On Cripple Creek”, “Ophelia”, “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”, “Rag Mama Rag” and so many others.  Hear the most authentic presentation of The Band’s music performed on stage, and see why the Chicago Sun Times proclaimed “THE WEIGHT carries on where THE BAND left off.”  Come and take a load off.

Upcoming concert dates:

02/09 Bull Run, Shirley MA

02/10 The Warehouse at Fairfield Theatre Company, Fairfield CT

02/11 Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn NY

03/01 Crest Theater, Delray Beach FL

03/02 Emerson Center, Vero Beach FL

03/03 Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, Ponte Vedra Beach FL

03/04 Amaturo Theatre, Fort Lauderdale FL

03/24 The Flying Monkey, Plymouth NH

03/25 Cabot Theatre, Beverly MA

04/13 Sellersville Theater, Sellersville PA

04/14 The Hamilton Live, Washington DC

04/15 Avalon Theatre, Easton MD

05/12 Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown NY

05/13 South Orange Performing Arts Center, South Orange NJ

06/30 NYCB Theatre at Westbury (w. Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes), Westbury NY

08/05 Mt Baker Rhythm & Blues Fest, Bellingham WA

08/21 – 25  Camp Cripple Creek, Full Moon Resort, Indian River NY

For more information, visit the band’s website:   www.theweightband.com

 February 2, 2017  Posted by  Weekend Blog