WHERE: Donald L. Oat Theater, 62 Broadway, Norwich CT 06360
WHEN: Friday, March 2, 2012 at 8:00pm, doors open at 7:30pm
The Norwich Arts Center presents Nick Anderson and Shady Creek on Friday, March 2 at the Donald L. Oat Theater at 8:00pm. Part of NAC’s First Friday Live Sounds series of music performances, Anderson and his band return to the Oat stage with their soulful bluegrass sound, performing some classic favorites and some original songs.
Entertaining audiences with their “high lonesome sound” has been a passion for Anderson and his band for their 25-year career. Delivering that traditional bluegrass sound to their audiences, Shady Creek have played festivals, fairs and concert venues around New England and into Canada. The band features Anderson singing most of the lead melodies and provides rhythm guitar for the band. The band also features: Monty McClanahan, who plays mandolin and provides tenor vocals; Danny Menzoni, international award-winning banjo player (Charlton, MA International Songwriters 1st place); and James Aston on bass.
Together, the members of Shady Creek bring their own unique resonance to the tradition of bluegrass music.
First Friday Live Sounds runs through June and offers a different artist every month. Events are BYOB but refreshments are also available at reasonable prices. Tables seat up to eight people, and ticket prices for this event are $20 per person. To purchase tickets, call the Norwich Arts Center / Donald L. Oat Theater Box Office at 860-887-2789, or tickets can be purchased through their web site at www.norwicharts.org.
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