Butch Trucks, founding member of Allman Brothers Band, to perform at Homer Center for the Arts


Butch Trucks and The Freight Train Band will swing into The Center for the Arts in Homer, New York on Thursday, November 17 at 8:00pm. Tickets range from $28-$32. For tickets call: 877-749-ARTS (2787) or visit Center4Art.org.

Founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, drummer Butch Trucks is joined on stage by world renowned blues guitar slinger Damon Fowler, who brings his highly acclaimed playing and unique vocals to the Freight Train stage and music. Damon has recently released his fifth full length album to the delight of worldwide audiences.

Keyboard master, Bruce Katz, who has appeared on over 72 albums, joins The Freight Train directly from his recent touring duties with The Gregg Allman Band. Florida based, percussionist Garrett Dawson, of The Dickey Betts Band adds his unique percussion style and rhythms to the musical mix. The newest addition to the band, is renown blues hall of famer, guitarist Chris Vitarello. Chris has performed with iconic musicians Bernard Purdie, John Hammond and Jimmy McGriff to name just a few. Rounding out the band is the young and very talented Heather Gillis, whose vocals, guitar playing, and performance tie together this amazing representation of the past, present and future of Roots Rock and the Blues.

All aboard for Butch Trucks and The Freight Train!

Butch Trucks & The Freight Train Band
Thursday, November 17
Doors open at 7:00pm with a special preshow performance by Digger Jones.
Call: 877-749-ARTS (2787)

The Center for the Arts, located in Homer, New York is a 501c3 not-for-profit, cross-discipline arts and events center. The Center's 400-seat theater, located in a refurbished church built in 1893, with its outstanding acoustics and diverse series of main stage programs, attracts and thrills audiences from Canada, the Mid-Atlantic, and from across New York State.