Ricky Gordon Sextet
Belleayre Music Festival
- Date: 07/15/2017
- Introduction: Ricky Gordon (a/k/a “Dirty Red”) is a drummer and percussionist extraordinaire.
RICKY GORDON SEXTET- July 15th @ 8PM
Ricky Gordon (a.k.a “Dirty Red”) is a drummer and percussionist extraordinaire who rubs elbows with the likes of Wynton Marsalis and Carolina Slim, just to name a few. He always lights up the stage with his unique repertoire of instruments, most notably his electrifying washboard. He and his jazz ensemble are sure to set the tone for a dazzling evening.
The pre-concert festivities on the Discovery Deck will begin 90 minutes before the show and concertgoers can enjoy live local music, dinner with and drinks. Dinner will consist of food from our one of a kind smoker. Our smoker measures over 9' long and 6' tall and was custom made by our on mountain staff.
OPENING ACT - WIOX Discovery Deck
Blues Blues Maneuver - July 15 @ 6:30PMThe Blues Maneuver has been one of the Catskill region’s most dynamic special event bands for more than 20 years. Based in the heart of the Catskills, the seven-piece band specializes in old-school R&B, including many gems from the Motown and Stax songbooks. The group features top-notch musicians like Jesse Cohen (guitar) and John Heney (bass and vocals), both veterans of the New York City music scene, and The Mighty Mighty Catskill Horns, led by our Sax Goddesses, Rebecca Harrington and Kristina Johnson.
For more information about the concert series visit www.belleayremusic.org