Professor Louie and the Crowmatix take the Delta Blue stage this weekend

Professor Louie and the Crowmatix (Photo provided)

LAKE PLACID – Professor Louie and the Crowmatix will take the Delta Blue stage Friday, Jan 5 and Saturday, Jan. 6 from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Professor Louie and 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’s repertoire is steeped in rock ‘n’ roll, blues, Gospel and American roots music, they have 12 studio CDs on The Woodstock Records label.

Professor Louie (keys-accordion,vocals) collaborated with Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall Of Fame group The Band for over 16 years. Played and produced their hit Atlantic City.

John Platania (guitar-vocals) known for his great performances with Van Morrison for over thirty years and collaborated with Van creating some top hits such as Domino.

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

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

Frank Campbell (bass-vocals) Levon Helm’s music director with the Woodstock All-stars touring the USA, performed and recorded with Steve Forbert on tour.

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Delta Blue is located in Lake Placid at the Historic Hotel North Woods at 2520 Main St.