The folks at The Egg have announced two new concerts for its summertime American Roots & Branches concert series. Tickets for the pair of shows are currently available to members of The Egg exclusivelt; tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, May 30.
TUESDAY, JULY 30, 8pm
$34.50 & $44.50
Todd Rundgren is a true original in contemporary music. A highly creative and diverse musician, his work has earned him a vast and loyal global following and immense respect from his musical peers. As a songwriter, video pioneer, producer, recording artist, computer software developer, conceptualist and interactive artist, Todd has made a lasting impact on both the form and content of popular music and will perform a 40-year retrospective of his career, from his classic hits “Hello, It’s Me” and “I Saw the Light” through his brand new 2013 album State. He will be joined by guitarist Jesse Gress, bassist Kasim Sulton, drummer Prairie Prince and keyboardist-guitarist John Ferenzik.
THE JIM KWESKIN JUG BAND REUNION
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 7:30pm
Jim Kweskin and the Jug Band – the original “Americana” band – featuring Maria Muldaur on vocals, Geoff Muldaur on guitar and Bill Keith on banjo – reunites for a 50th anniversary tour! Playing everything from classic blues to hillbilly country, ragtime, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll – they will unearth their unique blend of tight musicianship, loose camaraderie, infectious swing and good humor enhanced by the Barbecue Orchestra featuring Doc Stein (Dobro), Turtle VanDemarr (guitar), Spud Siegel (mandolin), Stew Dodge (fiddle) and Sam Bevan (bass).