Wall Street Theater Presents Rock Icon Revivals
From the Marshall Tucker Band and the Music of Cream to Deep Purple Live and the Garcia Project
By: Wall Street Theater
GHOSTFACE KILLAH, Saturday, February 22
Ghostface Killah first made a name for himself as part of the hip-hop group, Wu-Tang Clan in 1993 with the hit "Enter The Wu-Tang," which catapulted him into numerous collaborations including Raekwon's "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx." Ghostface released his first solo album, "Ironman," in 1996, which experienced success both in the underground and mainstream, debuting at #2 on the pop charts. His second album, "Supreme Clientele," was listed on VIBE magazine's Top-10 albums of all time and included one of his most popular joints, "Cherchez La Ghost." Ghostface signed with Def Jam Records in 2003 and subsequently released "The Pretty Toney Album," which featured Missy Elliot, Jadakiss, and Jackie-O.
THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND, Saturday, March 16
The Marshall Tucker Band got its start in Spartanburg, S.C. when founding member Doug Gray teamed up with Tommy Caldwell, Paul T. Riddle, George McCorkle, and Jerry Eubanks. In 1972, they signed with Capricorn Records and began opening shows for The Allman Brothers and by 1973 began headlining their own shows with such hits as "Heard It In a Love Song," "Fire On The Mountain," "Can't You See," and "Take The Highway." Today, the "new" band, led by Gray, continues to release new and previously unreleased material. Current members include; drummer B.B. Borden, a former member of both Mother's Finest and The Outlaws; multi-instrumentalist Marcus Henderson; Pat Elwood on bass guitar; and Rick Willis on lead guitar and vocals; Acclaimed lead guitarist and vocalist Chris Hicks recently rejoined the band after a two-year absence. Together, they present a powerful stage presence as they continue to tour the country and continue to be powerful force in the world of music.
THE MUSIC OF CREAM, Saturday, March 23
50TH ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR – Cream was a chemical explosion like no other. Fifty years since their earth-shaking debut album, the bloodlines of that hallowed trilogy come together to pay tribute to Cream's legendary four-album reign over the psychedelic frontier of the late 1960s. Kofi Baker (son of Ginger) and Malcolm Bruce (son of Jack) unite with Will Johns (Eric's nephew by Marriage and son of Zeppelin/ Stones/ Hendrix engineer Andy) to unleash the lightning that electrified a generation. Feel the fire and the freedom of "Spoonful", "Strange Brew", "Sunshine of Your Love", "White Room", "Crossroads"
ADRIAN BELEW with Saul Zonana, Thursday, April 11
Adrian first appeared on the guitar-world radar when he toured with Frank Zappa who later said, "Adrian reinvented electric guitar". He was guitarist, songwriter, and frontman for progressive rock powerhouse King Crimson for over 30 years. "Discipline"
THE GARCIA PROJECT, Saturday, April 20
The Garcia Project's performances are recreations of full, classic Jerry Garcia Band setlists from 1976-1995. More than just a Jerry Garcia Tribute Band, using thoughtful arrangements and the proper instrumentation and feel, The Garcia Project faithfully channels and projects the feelings, emotions, and music that propelled the Jerry Garcia Band and their fans through the years.
CLASSIC DEEP PURPLE LIVE PERFORMED BY GLENN HUGHES, Wednesday, April 24
Glenn Hughes, former bassist, and singer of Deep Purple, known to millions as the 'Voice of Rock', Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and the current front man for rock supergroup Black Country Communion, heads back to his Deep Purple roots - one of music history's most seminal and influential rock and roll groups. Glenn Hughes Performs Classic Deep Purple Live is the first time Glenn has performed a show solely of Deep Purple material since his last show with Purple at the Liverpool Empire on March 15th, 1976. Not one wallow in nostalgia, hence his extensive and varied career post-Purple, Glenn feels the time is right to acknowledge and pay homage to his past, his musical legacy, and, most importantly, to one of rock and roll's most acclaimed, influential and successful rock bands.
THE MUSICAL BOX: A GENESIS EXTRAVAGANZA, Friday, May 31
An all-out performance of live visual signature stunts, a museum-worthy array of vintage instruments and a dizzying pace of iconic tracks and stage rarities, THE MUSICAL BOX indulges for the first time in its 25-year existence an intense trip into the world of early GENESIS. From its unique perspective as the only band ever licensed and supported by Genesis and Peter Gabriel, TMB presents a new, never performed show featuring the music of Trespass, Nursery Cryme, Foxtrot, Selling England by the Pound, The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, A Trick of the Tail and Wind & Wuthering.
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