LAKE PLACID - Rev Tor Band and Music in Common join forces to re-create The Band's classic concert film "The Last Waltz," at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18 at Lake Placid Center for the Arts in Lake Placid.
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, Kevin Sabourin and Lowell Wurster of Lucid, Sarah Curtis and Shamim Allen of Crackin' Foxy, George Wurster, Theresa Hartford, Jason Brill, Russ Cook and Brad Hurlburt of Roadside Mystic, Fred Gillen, Jr., and more to be announced.
Tickets are on sale now at www.lakeplacidarts.org/Box-Office.html.
Tor Krautter, pictured, brings his axe, to the stage July 18.
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 U.S., Middle East and Far East and operates multiple programs locally, nationally, and internationally.