With Special Guest Brian Mitchell.
A Newtown Savings Bank Signature Event.
For years, Larry Campbell
has been one of the most in-demand musicians and producers in roots-rock,
backing up Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, Paul Simon, Willie Nelson and many more.
His wife, country and blues singer Teresa Williams, has worked with Emmylou
Harris and Mavis Staples. The couple now moves from the background into the
“Campbell is a genius at
songwriting, playing, arranging and producing … when it comes to singing,
Williams carries the day.”- American
“For richer, for poorer. In sickness and in health. In good songs and bad. Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams have taken the latter to heart over 30 years of marriage and a musical partnership stretching out even longer. Yet the world only got turned on to the explosive powers of their combined talents in 2015 with the release of an eponymous debut that melded Campbell’s New York upbringing with Williams’ Southern roots. Before that, he spent eight years on the road with Bob Dylan as the Nobel laureate’s master of strings while she sang with the likes of Mavis Staples and Emmylou Harris. Later the duo collaborated extensively with the late Levon Helm as touring members of his band and Campbell taking a leadership role in the writing and recording of Helm’s late-in-life landmark offerings (2007’s “Dirt Farmer” and 2009’s “Electric Dirt”) and acting as musical director for the group during the legendary Midnight Ramble concerts held on Saturday nights at Helm’s barn in Woodstock, N.Y.” – Chicago Tribune
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