Tonight - Rev Tor Band and Music in Common join forces to re-create The Band’s classic concert film The Last Waltz, live at the Dorset Theatre Festival in Dorset, VT.
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Dorset, VT (PRWEB) September 20, 2013
Rev Tor Band and Music in Common join forces to re-create The Band’s classic concert film The Last Waltz, live at the Dorset Theatre Festival in Dorset, VT on Friday, September 20, 2013.
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, September 20 at 7:30PM at the Dorset Theatre Festival in Dorset, VT. 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; Rick Redington; the Kind Buds; Cara White, Eoin Noonan, and Jeremy Woods of Split Tongue Crow; Phil Henry; Bernice Lewis; Todd Mack; Bob Stannard; Gina Coleman of Misty Blues; Greg Bird; Carol Ann Jones; Andrew Stearns and Will Mosheim of Gold Town; Laura Molinelli; and Rob Beaulieu of the Stone Revival Band; and others to be announced.
Vermont groovegrass favorite Jatoba will play a pre-show set in the lobby of the Dorset Theatre Festival beginning at 6PM. There will also be a WhistlePig whiskey tasting during the entire event.
Tickets are on sale here and through the Dorset Theatre Festival box office at (802) 867-2223.
Since 1996 the Rev Tor Band has maintained a powerful presence on the east coast club and festival circuit, 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 nonprofit 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 the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, 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 Last Waltz LIVE producer and 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.