Professor Louie and the Crowmatix at Delta Blue

Professor Louie and the Crowmatix
(Photo provided)

Professor Louie and the Crowmatix (Photo provided)

LAKE PLACID — Professor Louie and the Crowmatix will take the Delta Blue stage from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10.

Professor Louie & Crowmatix began as the studio backing band for Aaron “Professor Louie’s” musical productions for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, The Band.

Rick Danko christened him Professor Louie due to his work and friendship with The Band.

This GRAMMY-nominated Woodstock group plays 150 shows a year in the U.S. and worldwide. They have performed at the Thunder Bay, London, Windsor, Tondor, Falcon Ridge Festivals, Sellersville Theater, BB Kings, New York City, House Of Blues, LA.

Professor Louie has performed twice on The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise.

Professor Louie and The Crowmatix repertoire is steeped in rock ‘n’ roll, blues, Gospel and American roots music, they have 12 studio CDs on The Woodstock Records label. Their latest 2017 recording, “Crowin’ The Blues” has been on The National Contemporary Blues Music Reports Charts in the top 20 for the first quarter. Their CD, Music From Hurley Mountain, was voted best concept record & group by Radio Crystal Blue in 2016. PL&C have been inducted into Blues Hall Of Fame, New York Chapter and hold a permanent place in the Canada South Blues Museum.

Professor Louie on keys-accordion and vocals, has collaborated with Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame group The Band for more than 16 years, and played and produced their hit “Atlantic City.”

John Platania, on guitar and vocals, is known for his performances with Van Morrison for more than 30 years and has collaborated with Van creating some top hits such as “Domino.”

Gary Burke on drums has performed with Bob Dylan’s The Rolling Thunder Review recorded and toured extensively with Joe Jackson.

Miss Marie on vocals-percussion and keys has preformed and recorded with Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson an integral part of Mercury Rev’s Gold Album Deserters Song.

Frank Campbell on bass and vocals was music director with the Woodstock All-stars touring the U.S., as well as performed and recorded with Steve Forbert on tour.

For more information about Professor Louie and the Crowmatix, visit professorlouie.com.

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