Rev Tor’s Dead of Winter Party pays tribute to The Grateful Dead on Wednesday February 6 at 8pm in The Garage inside The Colonial Theatre. This show will be a mid-winter celebration of the music of The Grateful Dead featuring a multitude of guest artists.
Since its conception in the mid-90s, The Rev Tor Band, led by singer and lead guitarist Tor Krautter, has become one of the most compelling and exciting acts on the blues and jam-band circuit. Pulling inspiration from a variety of influences, Tor and his band have shared the stage with members of The Grateful Dead, Phish, The Allman Brothers and The New Riders of the Purple Sage.
Guest appearances will be made by Pete Adams, Steven Bilodeau, Dave Brown, Gina Coleman, Randy Cormier, Billy Keane, Beth Maturevich, Dave Reed, Rob Sanzone and Ward Woolverton.
Tickets $10 in advance and $12 on the show date. Contact The Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street, Pittsfield by calling 413-997-4444. Tickets can also be bought online at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org. The Ticket Office is open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturdays 10am-2pm or on any performance day from 10am until curtain.
Strangers Helping Strangers will conduct a food drive of non-perishable food items at this event, to be donated to a local food pantry in need. Audience members are asked to pleased bring any non-perishable food donations. A portion of the proceeds will also go towards buying additional food.
For more information about the performance, please visit the Berkshire Theatre Group website at www.BerkshireTheatreGroup.org.
About Berkshire Theatre Group
The Colonial Theatre, founded in 1903, and Berkshire Theatre Festival, founded in 1928, are two of the oldest cultural organizations in the Berkshires. Having united in November of 2010 under the leadership of Artistic Director and CEO Kate Maguire, these two institutions are providing the Berkshires and beyond with the finest in live theatre, music, dance and the visual arts on five stages in Stockbridge, MA, Pittsfield, MA and Lenox, MA. The Fitzpatrick Main Stage (400 seats), cataloged by the National Register of Historic Places, was originally designed and built by Stanford White as the Stockbridge Casino in 1888. The intimate Unicorn Theatre (122 seats) is a home for emerging artists and new theatrical ideas. The Colonial in Pittsfield (780 seats) re-opened in August of 2006, following a $21 million restoration, and boasts pristine acoustics, classic gilded age architecture and state-of-the-art technical systems. BTG also performs at the newly built outdoor Neil Ellenoff stage at the Mount and at The Garage, a music venue located in the lobby of The Colonial. Together they serve over 100,000 patrons per year and reach over 17,000 students through their educational and outreach programs. For more information on BTF call 413-298-5536 and on The Colonial call 413-448-8084. To purchase tickets, call 413-997-4444 or 413-298-5576 or go online to www.BerkshireTheatreGroup.org.