Huntington, NY (December 7, 2015) – The Paramount in downtown Huntington, Long Island, N.Y. is pleased to announce The Weight on May 7th at 8 pm. Created by Jim Weider and Randy Ciarlante, former members of The Band, The Weight is dedicated to keeping The Band’s music alive. The Band is responsible for the modern era of American Rock and Roll with music that continues to mark time in the lives of baby boomers and is now being rediscovered by today’s youth. The Weight has effortlessly captured the essence of The Band; uniting yesterday’s generations with todays.
Tickets for The Weight will go on sale to the general public starting @ 10am on Friday, December 11th through Ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone @ 800-745-3000 or The Paramount Box Office (open daily from 12 noon – 6 pm). Paramount Fan Club members may purchase tickets before the general public during the two-day, online-only, Ticketmaster pre-sale starting at 10 am on Wednesday, December 9th through Thursday, December 10th at 10pm with password “PULSE”. To receive future pre-sale codes and event news for The Paramount, simply sign up on our website for our FREE e-newsletter today.
Although it is difficult to follow in The Band’s footsteps the New York Times claims, “The [Weight] performances have inspired dancing in the aisles, reflecting the continued appeal of favorites like ‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,’ ‘Up on Cripple Creek’ and ‘The Weight.’” The Paramount anxiously awaits the arrival of The Weight on May 7th as it is a family-friendly show all of Long Island can enjoy.