Abe is a great musician and covers the bass for me, and whatever else I need.
Washington, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2008
Over the last four decades Arlo has toured throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia winning a broad and dedicated following. In addition to being an accomplished musician--playing the piano, six and twelve-string guitar, harmonica and a dozen other instruments--Arlo is a natural-born storyteller whose hilarious tales and timeless anecdotes are woven seamlessly into his performances.
If you've been to an Arlo Guthrie concert in the past 20 years it's likely you've seen Abe's great smile, heard his adept and tasteful keyboard accompaniment along with his powerful supporting vocals. In a recent interview Arlo was quoted: "Abe is a great musician and covers the bass for me, and whatever else I need." Abe started performing professionally with his father in the early 80's.
The three Burns sisters -- Annie, Marie, and Jeannie, have been singing together all their lives, at times others of their siblings joined in. Their mother Teresa, who sang in the church choir, taught them and so it began. Wild Bouquet is the eighth Burns Sisters Band album. It's an album of love, grace and understanding. It's also an album with songs that fit our times. They met Arlo Guthrie in 2004 at the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Woody's hometown of Okemah, Oklahoma. This meeting sent them on a train ride with "Arlo Guthrie and Friends Ridin' on the City of New Orleans -- Benefiting Victims of Katrina" appropriately.
Terry "A La Berry" Hall has been performing professionally since age 13. He toured the world for 14 years as drummer for Arlo Guthrie. He appears on 10 of Arlo's CDs and played at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The White House, The Today Show and shared the stage with Bonnie Raitt, Carly Simon, Joe Cocker, John Denver, Willie Nelson and Pete Seeger to name a few. Terry A La Berry has been entertaining kids around the country for the past 18 years as part of David Grover and the Big Bear Band. When not busy with David Grover he tours and performs his own music and his new CD Never Be As Big As Hannah Montana, has been recently released.
As a Berkshire native and sixth-generation musician, Bobby Sweet began performing at age 7 in his father's band. A sought-after lead guitarist, he has played shows with Vince Gill, George Jones, Asleep at the Wheel, Willie Nelson, The Bellamy Brothers, Waylon Jennings, and many others. He has written songs that have aired on many hit television series such as Touched By An Angel, Walker Texas Ranger, Judging Amy, and Soul Food, among others. The singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has recently released his fifth solo album Days Roll By to critical acclaim.
Another Berkshire native, bassist Jody Lampro has played with both Arlo and Bobby in the past. In 2007 Jody teamed with Ben Hillman to work on a tune for a film about the creation of the hydrogen bomb called Bomb Squad.
Arlo starts out The Lost World Tour traveling across The United States and Canada in October 2008. Guthrie will be playing new songs, along with a few classics. The Burns Sisters will be singing back-up. Abe will join them onstage, playing the keyboards. Terry comes back as the drummer, while Bobby is the lead guitar, and Jody is the bassist.
Arlo Guthrie - The Lost World Tour dates:
Oct. 10-12-The Church, Housatonic, MA
Oct. 16-The Stoughton Opera House, Stoughton, WI
Oct. 17-The South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center,Milwaukee, WI
Oct. 18-The Raue Center, Crystal Lake, IL
Oct. 22-Brock University- Center For the Arts,St Catherine's. Ontario, Can.
Oct. 23-Showplace, Peterborough, Ontario, Can.
Oct. 24-Oakville Center For the Performing Arts, Oakville, Ontario, Can.
Oct. 25-Gryphon Theatre, Barrie, Ontario, Can.
Oct. 27-Markham Theatre For the Performing Arts, Markham, Ontario, Can.
Oct. 28-New Life Brethren Church, Collingwood, Ontario, Can.
Nov. 1-The Kentucky Theatre, Louisville, KY
Nov. 7-Strathmore Hall, Bethesda, MD
Nov. 8-The Keswick Theatre, Glenside, PA
Nov. 9-The Sherman Theatre, Stroudsburg, PA
Nov. 10-The Sunoco Theatre, Harrisburg, PA
Nov 12&13-Stone Mountain Arts Center , Brownfield, ME
Nov. 14-Capitol Center for the Performing Arts, Concord, NH
Nov. 16-Melrose Memorial Hall, Melrose, MA
Nov. 20-The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield, MA
Nov. 21-The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH
Nov. 22-Zeiterion, New Bedford, MA
Nov. 29-Carnegie Hall, NYC, NY
(Not Part of Tour. Guthrie's and Seeger's in Concert)
Feb. 12&13-The American Theatre, Hampton, VA
Feb. 14-The Carolina Theatre , Durham, NC
Feb. 15-The Newberry Opera House, Newberry, SC
Feb. 26-The Florida Theatre, Jacksonville, FL
Feb. 27-Curtis M. Phillips Center For the Performing Arts, Gainesville, FL
Feb. 28-CHBS Fieldhouse, Mount Dora, FL
Mar. 1-Broward Center-Parker Playhouse, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Mar. 3&4-The Lyric Theatre, Stuart, FL
Mar. 5-The King Center, Melbourne, FL
Mar. 7-The Tampa Theatre, Tampa, FL
Mar. 9-The Gertrude C. Ford CPA, Oxford, MS
Mar. 11&12-The Manship Theater, Baton Rouge, LA
Mar. 13-FG Bulber Auditorium, Lake Charles, LA
Mar. 27&28-Cache Center For the Arts, Logan, UT
Mar. 29-Kingsbury Hall, Salt Lake City, UT
April 4-Jewish Community Center, San Francisco, Ca
April 5-The Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, CA
April 7-Livermore Valley PAC, Livermore, CA
April 8-The Crest Theatre, Sacramento, CA
April 11-The Vilar Center , Vail- Beaver Creek, CO
April 12-The Boulder Theatre, Boulder, CO
April 15-The Orpheum Theatre, Wichita, KS
April 18-Carnegie Library Music Hall, Homestead, PA
May 6-PAC at Rockwell Hall, Buffalo, NY
May 8-The Rose Theatre, Brampton, ONT, Canada
May 9-The Charles W Stockey CPA, Parry Sound, ONT, Canada
May 10-The Grand Theatre, Kingston, ONT, Canada
May 11-The Richmond Hill CPA, Richmond Hill, ONT, Canada
May 14&15-The Ark, Ann Arbor, MI