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Aug 09

THE WEIGHT BAND featuring members of The Band

Friday, August 9 –

Event Time: 7:30pm

Strand Theatre
345 Main St., Rockland

The Weight Band has been keeping the spirit and music alive that defined an era. Touring nationally for the past four years, the group features members of The Band and the Levon Helm Band. After years of touring, The Weight Band released a new album of original material, packaged for today’s vibrant Americana base and capturing The Band’s rich musical tradition. Released in February 2018, "World Gone Mad" is an Americana/Roots Rock masterpiece of the Woodstock sound. Members of The Weight Band are: Jim Weider (guitar, mandolin & vocals), a former member of the legendary group, The Band. From 1985 to 2000, Jim replaced Robbie Robertson as their lead guitarist, writing songs and performing on their three studio albums. Michael Bram (drums & vocals) is soulful singer and multi-instrumentalist. Michael “Leroy” Bram most recently toured with Jason Mraz for seven years. Brian Mitchell (keyboards & vocals) is a current member of Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble Band and is well-known for his solo career and his high-profile collaborations. Matt Zeiner (keyboard & vocals) began his career with Hartford’s Street Temperature band, then hit the road with Matt “Guitar” Murphy of Blues Brothers fame. Albert Rogers plays bass and shares vocal duties as a member of The Weight Band. Tickets: $28/Adv, $32/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars open. Tickets and info available at RocklandStrand.com or 594-0070.
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About Strand Theatre

345 Main St., P.O. Box 433,
Rockland, ME 04841
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207-594-0070


Beautifully restored classic movie house and performing arts center is open year round, and offers a regular schedule of film, concerts, and special events. Fully equipped modern facility available for rent. On the National Register of Historic Places.


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