Marshall Tucker Band at the Uptown Theatre Napa on 3/17

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In the early fall of 1973 Marshall Tucker Band was still a young and hungry group out to prove themselves every time they hit the stage. Their debut album had already spawned numerous hits including “Can’t You See” and “Heard It In A Love Song.” “Way Out West!”-Live from San Francisco 1973, their latest CD is a time capsule from that period.

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"We were a bunch of young guys who didn’t know any boundaries” says founding member and longtime lead singer Doug Gray.

“We were a bunch of young guys who didn’t know any boundaries” says founding member and longtime lead singer Doug Gray. As it turned out, the collective talents of the Marshall Tucker Band took them very far indeed. More than three decades later this galvanizing San Francisco performance reminds us how it all began. Don’t miss Marshall Tucker Band with Lansdale Station on Saturday, March 17 2012 at the Uptown Theatre. Doors open at 7:00pm, show starts at 8:00 pm. A special St. Patrick’s Day menu will be sold in the theatre’s Courtyard Café.

Still led today by founding member and lead singer Doug Gray, they represent a time and place in music that will never be duplicated. Gray is quick to credit the band’s current dynamic members with carrying on the timeless essence of the Marshall Tucker Band sound. Current members include slide guitarist Stuart Swanlund who joined the band in 1989, the highly respected drummer B.B. Borden, a former member of both Mother’s Finest and The Outlaws, multi instrumentalist Marcus Henderson of Macon, Georgia, plays flute, saxophone and keyboards in addition to lead and background vocals, Pat Elwood on bass guitar, and Rick Willis on lead guitar and vocals, both of Spartanburg SC, are disciples of the Caldwell Brothers. Together they present a powerful stage presence as they continue to tour the country and continue to be powerful force in the world of music.

Tickets for Marshall Tucker Band are $35/40. They are on sale now and can be purchased through the theatre website at http://www.uptowntheatrenapa.com, at Ticketmaster (http://www.ticketmaster.com) or at the theatre box office (please call 707.259.0123 ext. 6 for hours). To find out more, please visit http://www.uptowntheatrenapa.com or contact Marketing Director, Mindi Levine 707-253-0123 ext. 2.

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