An all-star Canadian cast of award-winning blues and roots musicians, under the direction of Juno award winning producer and musical director, Lance Anderson, will be appearing at the Historic Gayety Theatre in Collingwood on Thursday March 3rd, 2016. 7pm.
As part of their 40th Anniversary tour celebrating THE BAND’s last concert in 1976. The LAST WALTZ - a Musical Celebration of THE BAND - Live’ is a crowd pleasing show, which has thrilled audiences at the acrossCanada.
This is an all-star line-up, featuring Juno and Maple Blues Lifetime Achievement award winner Chuck Jackson (lead singer of the Downchild Blues Band), Jerome Levon Avis(Levon Helm’s godson) Kitchener’s sensational Matt Weidinger, the always entertaining Johnny Max, and other special guests. The performance will recreate the atmosphere of The Band’s final concert, which was captured in Martin Scorcese's award-winning concert film, The Last Waltz. The Band is a Canadian national treasure, with four members of the legendary roots music group originally from southern Ontario. In the 1960s, they were initially brought together as “The Hawks” by Ronnie Hawkins and later gained international recognition as Bob Dylan’s band on his groundbreaking electric tours. This two hour tribute performance of The Last Waltz includes a wide selection of fan favourites, such as The Band’s ‘The Weight’, ’The Night They Drove Ol’ Dixie Down’, ‘Up On Cripple Creek & Life is a Carnival’, ‘The Shape I’m In’, ‘Rag Mama Rag’, ‘It Makes No Difference & Ophelia' and many more
Don’t miss this opportunity to join in our celebration of the music of this legendary group on the 40th anniversary of The Last Waltz.
Tickets; $35. Advance $40. at Door
Online -Click HERE
Collingwood - Mad Dog’s Vinyl Cafe, 203 Hurontario St. 705-606-1924
Thornbury/Clarksburg - Matilda Swanson Gallery, 185 Marsh St, 226-665-0401
Wasaga Beach - Beach Booster- 1383 Mosley St., 705-241-9762
Please Note: Tickets will be held at the door and available 1 hr prior to show.
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