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Music of The Band and More with Professor Louie & The Crowmatix and special guest John Simon

  • Presented By: The Egg Location: The Egg Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12223 Albany, NY 12223
  • Dates: July 6, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Price: $25
  • Overview

    Professor Louie & The Crowmatix celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of one of the most influential recordings in American music – “Music From Big Pink,” the 25th anniversary The Band’s reunion album “Jericho” as well the recently discovered “Lost Band Tracks.” Accompanied by the Woodstock Horns, Professor Louie – who produced the latter recordings and performed with members of The Band – will play highlights from all three recordings as well as other classics by The Band and Crowmatix originals steeped in Rock n Roll, Blues, and American Roots Music. Legendary album producer John Simon, who worked on both albums will provide insight into working with The Band on these recordings – and other stories from his new book “”Truth, Lies and Hearsay — A memoir of a Musical Life In and Out of Rock ‘n Roll.”    This concert is a fund raiser for radio station WEXT on the occasion of its 11th birthday