Two of Grateful Dead’s landmark albums, American Beauty and Workingman’s Dead will each be honored with its own evening showcase next January in New York City.
Arts>World Financial Center–the leading showcase in Lower Manhattan for visual and performing art–presents The American Beauty Project, free in their Winter Garden at 220 Vesey Street.
Performing their own arrangements of songs from the two albums are Jorma Kaukonen, Ollabelle, Toshi Reagon, The Holmes Brothers, Jen Chapin, Dar Williams, The Klezmatics, Tim O’Reagan, Mark Eitzel, Larry Campbell, Catherine Russell, Jim Lauderdale, Andy Statman, Tony Trischka, and more to be announced.
Artistic Director and Producer David Spelman, who was responsible for similar tributes to Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, is the man responsible for this new live testament to classic works.
[via Madison House Publicity]