Collinsville, CT (PRWEB) March 31, 2014
Music in Common and the Rev Tor Band announce a special live performance of the Band’s classic 1978 concert film The Last Waltz on Friday, April 4 at 8PM at Bridge Street Live in Collinsville, CT. The concert features renditions of all the hits by the Band featured in the film, such as “The Weight,” “Up On Cripple Creek,” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” as well as songs by Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric Clapton and many more. Musicians from the local music scene perform the songs of the film’s original special guests. The full line up of artists includes the Rev Tor Band, Mark Mercier of Max Creek, Brett Connors and Mike Sherman of Flipper Dave, Jeff Martinson of Shakedown, the Joint Chiefs, Jen Jensen, Eric Herbst of Dizzy Fish, Carrie Johnson, Gabriel Gustafson, Todd Mack, Roxy Perry, Johnny Boots, Billy Keane, and Jennifer Moreau.
Tickets are on sale now. For sponsorship & playbill advertising opportunities, contact Emily Edelman at emily(at)musicincommon(dot)org / 413-591-8234.
Since 1996 the Rev Tor Band has maintained a powerful presence on the east coast club and festival circuits, performing in venues from Maine to Key West, Florida. In their home stomping grounds of New England, they keep a heavy performance schedule enthusiastically supported by a large following of dedicated fans.
The Last Waltz LIVE is a benefit for Music In Common, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen, empower, and educate communities through the universal language of music. Music in Common (MiC) produces free, publicly accessible concerts, school programs, and multimedia productions with an interest in underserved areas and communities where there is a history of conflict, providing a platform for the exchange of ideas and collaborations that can lead to positive social change. Based in Sheffield, MA, MiC has toured to more than 100 communities across the US, Middle East, and Far East, and operates multiple programs locally, nationally, and internationally.
For more information, images, or to arrange for an interview with Last Waltz LIVE musical director Tor Krautter or Music in Common executive director Todd Mack, please contact Melissa Zeigler: melissa(at)powderfingerpromo(dot)com or Emily Edelman at emily(at)musicincommon(dot)org / 413-591-8234