Premium $30, Adult $25, Senior $20, Youth/College ID $15, Groups $15, PSU Students Free
Silver Series: John McEuen and his String Wizards present: “Will The Circle Be Unbroken”
John McEuen of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band & his String Wizards “Will the Circle be Unbroken” comes to Silver Center for the Arts on Friday, November 3rd at 7pm. Tickets will go on sale August 30th at 11am.
McEuen has assembled a unique cast for a special night to share the music and memories of the landmark Will the Circle Be Unbroken platinum album and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s incredible career. John will bring his multi-media show with archival photographs, film, Circle session photos, narrative and music of early NGDB (including 8mm footage from 1967. With his String Wizard players, he takes us on their incredible journey – interwoven with Dirt Band favorites, hot bluegrass, rare early NGDB music.
A unique part of the show covers NGDB’s 1977 Russia trip, and what happened behind the Iron Curtain for the first American band to tour there. The String Wizards, all stellar musicians in their own right, include:
Les Thompson – bass, vocals, bouzouki, an original NGDB founding member
John Cable – guitar/vocals, also toured Russia as NGDB member
Matt Cartsonis – vocals/mandola/guitar /bass, 25 year music partner with John