“Rock of Ages” performed by THE WEIGHT BAND with The King Harvest Horns

Saturday, December 17th 2016

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Celebrate The Band’s 1971 historic concert Rock of Ages with a special performance by THE WEIGHT BAND with The King Harvest Horns. THE WEIGHT are five musical brothers based in Woodstock, NY featuring members of The Band, the Levon Helm Band, and Rick Danko Group.  They have been performing The Band’s treasured songs to fans around the country.  To complete the Rock of Ages show, THE WEIGHT will be joined on stage by special guests The King Harvest Horns lead by the talented Clark Gayton and featuring the impressive original horn arrangements by the late Allen Toussaint.  THE WEIGHT BAND consists of Jim Weider and Randy Ciarlante, both former members of The Band, Brian Mitchell of the Levon Helm Band, Marty Grebb, who wrote for The Band and also worked with Band members Rick Danko and Richard Manuel, plus Albert Rogers who played with both Levon Helm and Garth Hudson.   The spotlight now shines on THE WEIGHT BAND as they recapture the momentous live concert and arguably rock’s greatest live album of all time.  This will be an event you won’t want miss.  Get ready to dance and sing along to the beloved mega hits like “The Weight”, “Up On Cripple Creek”, “Rag Mama Rag”, “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”, and so many others.  Hear why the Chicago Sun Times declared “THE WEIGHT carries on where THE BAND left off”.

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