March 28, 2014
DescriptionJAMES MONTGOMERY BAND
Legendary harmonica man and perennial favorite James Montgomery will perform his own brand of rockin’ blues as he and his band return to the Monkey! James has performed with dozens of chart topping acts across the globe including Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Gregg Allman, Mick Jagger and B.B. King to name a few. While growing up in Detroit, Montgomery learned first-hand from the masters - James Cotton, John Lee Hooker, and Jr. Wells - at the legendary "Chessmate." He continues to be a vital presence in Blues as one of its most dynamic performers.
WATCH VIDEO: James @ House of Blues
As a former member of the multi-platinum selling band BOSTON, Barry played on their first two albums, Boston, and Don’t Look Back. When released, Boston, was the fastest selling debut album of all time. Both albums landed on the top of the, Billboard POP Charts, with Boston, reaching #3 and Don’t Look Back, reaching #1. Barry’s musical career continued after BOSTON, going on to form Orion the Hunter, RTZ, and releasing two records with Brad Delp. This guitar virtuoso will heat up the stage and bring back the good old days when he played with one of the biggest rock bands ever to come out of Boston, becoming a staple on every classic rock radio station out there.
WATCH VIDEO: Barry Rockin some BOSTON Classics
George McCann has been playing the New England circuit for decades and is considered one of the best guitarists on the scene. He's done everything from playing with Steven Tyler to sitting in on many occasions with Dan Ackroyd and Jim Belushi's Blues Brothers.
BROOKS YOUNG BAND
The Brooks Young Band, fronted by Fender Artist Brooks Young, has a Rock and Roll, guitar driven energy, with a heart of blues. The band excites their audiences with powerful, innovative tracks that are the perfect combination of rock, pop, and blues. They have played in numerous venues from Boston to New York City and Nashville and beyond. The band has played with legendary Grammy winner BB King, Robert Randolph, Huey Lewis and the News, Pat Benatar, Rick Derringer, and many more. Brooks Young is nothing short of a young guitar virtuoso, whose star is rising, and has received standing ovations form appreciative sold-out Monkey crowds in the past.
WATCH VIDEO: jammin w/ Boyd Tinsley of D.M.B.
Presented by M.E. Productions
39 South Main Street
Tickets start at $29