This Friday at Newport Music Hall is the 5th annual tribute to The Last Waltz. The Last Waltz was a concert that took place on Thanksgiving Day 1976 which was billed as The Band's Farewell Performance.
The Last Waltz Tribute features James Wooster, with a core band consisting of Wib Shneider, Ryan Paradise, David Freeman, Michael Brokamp, and Benny Coleman. They have also recruited an arsenal of Columbusʼs finest musicians to recreate the spirit & the music of The Last Waltz.
The Last Waltz concert was meant as a fairwell to the group The Band and included performances by their friends and musical inspirations; Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and many more. James Wooster and this group of Columbus musicians do a phenomenol job every year paying tribute to this show.