Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The Band's "Last Waltz" LIVE April 5th

Last Dance Productions announces a special live performance of the Band’s classic 1978 concert film The Last Waltz on Saturday, April 5 at 8PM at Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA. The concert features renditions of all the hits by the Band featured in the film, such as “The Weight,” “Up On Cripple Creek,” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” as well as songs by Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric Clapton and many more. Musicians from the local music scene perform the songs of the film’s original special guests. The line-up of artists includes the Rev Tor Band, Gary Backstrom of Jiggle the Handle, Vance Gilbert, Chris Fitz, Jim Infantino of Jim’s Big Ego, Chris Nemitz and Charlie Carrazzo of Sun Jones, Regie Gibson, Adam Michael Rothberg, Emily Grogan, Todd Mack, Marina Evans, Vinny Serino of Boston Baked Blues, Nikki Howard, Les Sampou, Vykki Vox, and Richard Cambridge.

Tickets are on sale now. For sponsorship & playbill advertising opportunities, contact Brian Quinn at brian@lastdanceproductions.com or (508) 789-7611.

Since 1996 the Rev Tor Band has maintained a powerful presence on the east coast club and festival circuit, performing in venues from Maine to Key West, Florida. In their home stomping grounds of New England, they keep a heavy performance schedule enthusiastically supported by a large following of dedicated fans.

The Last Waltz LIVE is a benefit for Music In Common, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen, empower, and educate communities through the universal language of music. Music in Common (MiC) produces free, publicly accessible concerts, school programs, and multimedia productions with an interest in underserved areas and communities where there is a history of conflict, providing a platform for the exchange of ideas and collaborations that can lead to positive social change. Based in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, MiC has toured to more than 100 communities across the United States, Middle East, and Far East, and operates multiple programs locally, nationally, and internationally.

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