Professor Louie & The Crowmatix Set to Celebrate Rick Danko’s Birthday at Colony Dec 28th
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix with The Woodstock Horns are set to host a Rick Danko Birthday Celebration at The Colony in Woodstock NY on Saturday, December 28th. The music starts at 8, with doors at 7 pm.
This show will feature songs from Rick Danko’s solo records, Rick’s hits with The Band and Professor Louie & The Crowmatix original tunes, some which were co-written with Rick Danko. Come out for a rockin’, stompin’ good time!
Professor Louie has emerged over his five decades in the music industry as the torch bearer of the true spirit of American Roots music, capturing the talents of some of the world’s most highly acclaimed musicians, most notably The Band, collaborating with them for over 16 years.
Grammy Nominated Professor Louie & The Crowmatix with The Woodstock Horns will host a concert honoring the late great Rick Danko, bassist & vocalist from The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Group, The Band, celebrating his music and Birthday.
Rick & Professor Louie traveled the world playing concerts & recording and became best friends. Noting Louie’s musical talents, Rick gave him the moniker “Professor Louie.” In the 90’s, Louie performed on and produced 3 CD’s for The Band and three solo CD’s by Rick Danko. Professor Louie & The Crowmatix became Rick Danko’s backup band for many shows and recordings.
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix have 14 CDs released on The Woodstock Records label and maintain a steady performance schedule of over 150 live dates a year.
Prof. Louie (The Band-Rick Danko) – vocals, keyboards, accordion
Miss Marie (Rick Danko Band) – vocals, percussion, keyboards
Gary Burke (Bob Dylan) – drums
Frank Campbell (Levon Helm Band) – bass, bkg. vocals
John Platania (Van Morison) – guitar, vocals
The Woodstock Horns with arrangements by Allen Tousaint -Tom Bones Malone Gary Burke – Howard Johnson – Professor Louie
“Roots Music Royalty” – playing the fabric of American Music Bill Hurley – Extended Play Sessions
Tickets are on sale here.