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    The Weight: Performing songs of The Band

    Presented by at The Center for Arts in Natick

    May 3, 2014


    The Weight: Performing songs of The Band

    THE WEIGHT performing songs of The Band, featuring members of The Band, Levon Helm Band and Bonnie Raitt Jim Weider and Randy Ciarlante, long-time members of The Band, are joined by Marty Grebb (Bonnie Raitt, The Fabulous Rhinestones), Byron Isaacs, and Brian Mitchell (Levon Helm Band) to revisit the radio hits and deep tracks from one of America?s most loved and revered musical institutions. Jim Weider is a former member of the legendary group The Band, writing songs and performing on their three studio albums, Jericho, High on the Hog and Jubilation. He toured at home and internationally with original members Levon Helm, Garth Hudson and Rick Danko for fifteen years and was featured with them on numerous albums, films, videos and television appearances. Weider is a current member of Levon Helm?s Midnight Ramble Band and his group ProJECT Percolator. Randy Ciarlante was a member of the second incarnation of The Band. Up until Levon?s passing, Ciarlante double-drummed in The Levon Helm Band, playing drums alongside Levon and singing on the albums Jubilation and High On The Hog. Randy also leads his own amazing band, CKS. Brian Mitchell is a current member of Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble Band and is well-known within the circles of the music industry and beyond for his solo career and high-profile collaborations. He has recorded and performed with some of music's most respected artists, such as Levon Helm, Bob Dylan, Al Green, B.B. King, and countless others. Byron Isaacs is a current member of Levon Helm's MIdnight Ramble Band, Dirt Farmer Band, and Ollabelle. Byron is a well-respected singer-songwriter and has written songs that appear on Levon?s Grammy-winning CDs, Dirt Farmer and Electric Dirt. Marty Grebb is a former member of the Fabulous Rhinestones and has played with The Rick Danko Band, Eric Clapton, Leon Russell, Bonnie Raitt, Etta James, Greg Allman and Bonnie Bramlett. Marty also wrote songs for The Band?s CD Jericho.

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