Enjoy a night of rompin’ stompin’ roots rock, roadhouse blues, sweet ballads and original tunes at the Opera House at Boothbay Harbor when Professor Louie and The Crowmatix with the Woodstock Horns, come to town July 19.
Professor Louie has emerged in the music industry as the torchbearer of the true spirit of American Roots music. Seasoned live performer, prolific recording artist and versatile multi-instrumentalist Professor Louie also wears the hat of award-winning recording producer and engineer, capturing the talents of some of the world’s most highly acclaimed musicians, most notably, The Band.
Grammy nominated Professor Louie & The Crowmatix began as the studio backing band for Aaron “Professor Louie’s” musical productions for Rock ‘n Roll Hall Of Fame group The Band. Louie collaborated with them for over 17 years and bass player/singer Rick Danko of The Band christened him “Professor Louie.”
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix will play highlights from their recordings as well as other classics by The Band and Crowmatix originals which are steeped in Rock n Roll, Blues, and American Roots Music. The group have released 14 CDs and maintain a steady recording schedule and perform over 150 live dates a year.
The Crowmatix are: Professor Louie (keys-accordion,vocals), John Platania (guitar-vocals) known for his great performances with Van Morrison, Gary Burke (drums) performed with Bob Dylan’s The Rolling Thunder Review, Miss Marie (vocals-percussionist-keys) performed and recorded with Levon Helm, Rick Danko and Garth Hudson, and Frank Campbell (bass-vocals) Levon Helm’s music director with the Woodstock All-Stars tour.
Their new CD “Songs Of Inspiration,” on The Woodstock Records label, will be available in stores or you can pick one up at the show. For more info on the band, visit www.professorlouie.com
Advance tickets for this 7:30 p.m. show are $25 through the box office - 86 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor - or by calling 633-5159. They are available online for $30 at https://boothbayoperahouse.com and at the door.