The popular Tom Humphrey Music Series, now in its seventh year, will begin on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 8 p.m. with a performance by Steve Katz, founding member of Blood, Sweat and Tears. Five additional concerts will take place over the course of several months culminating with a performance on April 19, 2014, at 8 p.m. by singer songwriter Charlie Mars (pictured). All six concerts will be held at the Lobby at the Ritz located at the Ritz Theater, 107 Broadway in Newburgh, New York. Tickets are $25 each and may be purchased by calling the Ritz Theater Box Office at (845) 784-1199.
For your convenience, all major credit cards are accepted. Tickets may also be purchased via TicketWeb by calling (866) 468-7619 or online at ticketweb.com.
All tickets are general admission and include a reception with the musicians immediately following the concert. Purchase tickets to all six shows and receive priority seating in the first four rows. Seating is limited. The box office opens at 7 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m., and concerts begin at 8 p.m.
The complete lineup is as follows:
Saturday, October 12, 2013, 8 p.m.
Founding member of Blood, Sweat, and Tears and formerly of the Blues Project, Steve Katz is a master of acoustic, folk, jazz, blues, R&B, and hard rock.
Rebecca Martin featuring Larry Grenadier
Saturday, November 2, 2013, 8 p.m.
A highly accomplished husband and wife team, singer songwriter Rebecca Martin and bassist Larry Grenadier earn praise for their live performances that showcase their earnest unaffected style and folksy ambiance.
Saturday, March 15, 2014, 8 p.m.
Singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist Henry Gross is best known as a founding member of the rock & roll revival group Sha Na Na and his chart topping song Shannon. Recorded by some of the world’s most prominent singers, Mr. Gross’s music can be described as good, old-fashioned pop with a rock & roll beat.
Arturo O’Farrill Family Band
Saturday, March 29, 2014, 8 p.m.
World-renowned, Grammy award-winning pianist, composer and founder of the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Arturo O’Farrill brings vital musical traditions to a wider audience and reaches the heart and soul with his sharp, splashy, driving music.
Howard Fishman Quartet
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 8 p.m.
Critically-acclaimed singer, guitarist, composer and band leader Howard Fishman’s exuberant music has made him a favorite of audiences and critics alike. Fishman’s influences include jazz, soul, country, blues and gospel.
Saturday, April 19, 2014, 8 p.m.
Singer songwriter Charlie Mars’s unique style can be described as a distillation of folk, rock and smooth acoustic soul, that seems to bubble up from his soul.
The Tom Humphrey Music Series is presented by Safe Harbors of the Hudson Ritz Theater, Newburgh Veterinary Hospital and the New York State Council on the Arts in association with the Bardavon.
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