• 149 WESTCHESTER AVENUE, PORT CHESTER, NY 10573-4549 · (914) 937-4126

  • Deadgrass



    Wed, June 20, 2018

    Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

    Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre

    Port Chester, NY


    This event is 21 and over


    Multi-instrumentalist Matt Turk and Grammy award winner C Lanzbom have joined
    forces to form Deadgrass, an acoustic five piece band that celebrates the music of Jerry
    Web music authority All Music Guide, calls Matt Turk "...an artist to be reckoned
    with." Matt is a seasoned recording artist, multi-instrumentalist, eternal idealist
    and compassionate peace loving realist. Based out of Hastings-on-Hudson, New
    York, Matt is a veteran performer who has engaged audiences around the world.
    He has shared the stage with Pete Seeger and opened for Judy Collins, The
    Doobie Brothers, Fiona Apple, the Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart and more. He
    has performed throughout the USA, Europe, Israel and the Caribbean, appearing
    at festivals including Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival, Gathering of the
    Vibes, Atlanta's Music Midtown, Jazz at Lincoln Center and venues including The
    Beacon Theatre and Brooklyn Bowl.
    Grammy award winner C Lanzbom has spent years as a studio and touring
    guitarist. Well traveled in the Middle East, C absorbed Israel-Arabic musical
    rhythms of the region, fusing these ancient tones with the rock and roll he grew
    up with along the Jersey shore. C's performing, writing, engineering and
    producing credits include his own internationally acclaimed band Soulfarm,
    American Idol finalist Crystal Bowersox, Shlomo Carlbach, and Pete Seeger with
    Bruce Springsteen. C also has numerous television and film song placements.
    When not touring, C runs and owns Sherwood Ridge Studio, a state-of-the-art
    recording facility just north of New York City. C brings his unique sound around
    the world and his affection and passion for Jerry Garcia's music has been a
    major influence.
    Fiddler Clarence Ferrari is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and music educator
    who has toured extensively throughout North America and Europe, including
    appearances at the Kennedy Center and Chicago Symphony Space, specializing
    in Celtic and Bluegrass fiddle. Clarence has performed on dozens of records,
    television shows and films including “The Astronaut Farmer” and appeared
    alongside many well-known performers including Pete Seeger, Roland White and
    Rosanne Cash.
    Bassist Dave Richards has recorded and performed with The Indigo Girls,
    Rosanne Cash, Marshall Crenshaw, Buster Poindexter, Madeline Peyroux,
    Jewel, Richie Havens and others. He has toured throughout Europe, Canada and
    the US, appearing at Ottawa Jazz, Toronto Blues festival and Austin City Limits
    festivals. Born in Palo Alto, California, at the age of 17 he was playing jazz five
    nights a week in Orlando, Florida with Billy Peebles, the drummer for Ray

    Charles on many classic Atlantic recordings. Dave lives with his wife, singer-
    songwriter, Jane Kelly Williams and daughter in Northern NJ .

    Banjo player Russell Gottlieb brings a wistful and propulsive sound to the banjo
    by drawing on influences ranging from rock to jazz and bluegrass to minimalism,
    without adhering too closely to stereotypes. Russell has toured extensively in the
    US as a founding member of the New Jersey based The Brummy Brothers,
    appearing at the Gathering of the Vibes, Catskill Chill, Philadelphia Folk Festival,
    Brooklyn Bowl, Nectar's, and World Cafe Live, opening for Melvin Seals and
    JGB, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, and Leftover Salmon, to name a few.
    Additionally, Russell has worked on several studio recordings as a leader and
    sideman and continues to perform with various groups in the greater NYC and
    Philadelphia areas.
    Venue Information:
    Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre
    145 Westchester Avenue
    Port Chester, NY, 10573