The acclaimed group The THE BAND Band is without a doubt the most musically satisfying tribute to The Band on the scene today. While The Band may be long gone from the stage, The THE BAND Band is keeping their sound and spirit alive and well with authentic, true-to-form renditions of their legendary repertoire.This group of veteran musicians showcases the astounding breadth and depth of The Band's distinctively original Americana music with classics such as Up on Cripple Creek, The Weight and The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, as well as deeper cuts from The Band's vast catalog. For this special show, they will also honor the historic relationship between The Band and Bob Dylan by performing some of Dylan's classics as well.
This is not your ordinary tribute band. The THE BAND Band brings the songs to life again with the energy and excitement of The Band's legendary concerts, earning the praise of critics and audiences alike. Rex Fowler of renowned folk-rock duo Aztec Two-Step states, "Sadly we'll never see or hear The Band perform live again, but if you want a close second and want to be transformed by the magic and spirit of The Band's music....The THE BAND Band...delivers BIG TIME."
The THE BAND Band has shared the stage with notables Richie Havens, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Aztec Two-Step, Marshall Crenshaw and more. The individual band members have performed or toured with original Band members Rick Danko and Levon Helm, as well as Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Berry, John Hall, Patti Smith, Keith Richards, Steve Forbert, Paul Butterfield, Mike Bloomfield, Roy Rogers, Roger McGuinn, Robbie Dupree, Max Weinberg, Clarence Clemons, Willie Nile, Maria Muldaur, Genya Ravan, Jimmy Vivino, The Shirelles, and many others.
The THE BAND Band players:
Gary Solomon (bass, vocals) - has performed with Steve Forbert, John Hall (Orleans), Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Maria Muldaur, Jimmy Vivino, and others.
Jack Kraft (keyboards, accordion, mandolin, vocals) - performed with some of rock's legendary icons, including Chuck Berry and Roy Rogers.
Loren Korevec - (piano, mandolin, vocals) - house pianist for 12 years at the famous New York City restaurant Elaine's, and former member of The Tokens.
Vinny Nicosia - (drums, vocals) - a part of the New York music scene for over four decades, playing rock & roll, country, blues, jazz, and off-Broadway.
Josh Radin (guitar, vocals) - founding member of the Sylvester Brothers, has performed with Genya Ravan, and is featured on Genya Ravan Live at CBGB's.
7pm doors | 8pm show | $23 adv. | $28 day of