The Paramount Tribute Series Presents:

Grateful Overkill – A Tribute to The Grateful Dead Featuring: Reckoning, The Electrix & Driftwood Kin

Thursday, March 23rd 2017

ARTIST BIO

Reckoning reflects the songs of the Grateful Dead by exploring new musical innovations. Each show is unique and performed with passion, joy, sadness and bliss. They express emotions through improvisation while breathing new life into timeless classics. Reckoning began in 1990 on Long Island, NY and has played over 2000 shows at festivals, theatres and clubs in the Northeast area. Expanding the mind, body and spirit are members – Charlie Mirro Guitar, Guitar Synth & Vocals, Bob Laino Guitar & Vocals, Rich Hutchinson Keys & Vocals, Jeff Goldstein Bass, William “Buzz” Abelson Drums.

The Electrix is a group of accomplished musicians, each with a lifetime of diverse experience in the music field. The Electrix are known as one of the leading jam bands in New York, covering all of Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens, NYC and more, performing their renditions of the Grateful Dead and Allman Brothers classics, other related genres of music, and original compositions. The Electrix weave in and out of intense jams with an incredible amount of enthusiasm and feeling, adding their own interpretation and style. The Electrix have had the opportunity to share the stage and perform together with such notables as the late drummer Levon Helm {The Band}, the late fiddle player Vassar Clements {Old & in the Way}, pedal steel guitarist Buddy Cage {The New Riders of the Purple Sage}. The Electrix have opened for The New Riders of the Purple Sage, The David Nelson Band, Railroad Earth, The Robbie Krieger Band, Commander Cody and have been involved in shows with Jorma Kaukonen, Peter Rowan, Umphry’s McGee, David Gans and the late Dick Latvala. Formed in 1995, The Electrix have established themselves with repeat performances in some of the most popular and biggest festivals such as The Great South Bay Music Festival, The Oysterfest, The Riverhead Blues Festival, Bradstock, Cedar Beach Music Festival, Dead Of Winter Show, Jerry Jam, Alive after Five and have played in a wide variety of venues – 89 North, Brickhouse Brewery, Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, BB King’s, Sunset Grill, KJ Farrell’s, Teddy’s, Sullivan Hall, Uncle Mike’s, Bitter End, Grand Victory, Knitting Factory, American Beauty, Arlene’s Grocery and many more all over the Long Island and NYC areas, and Mexicali Live in New Jersey.