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.