Wild Honey Celebrates The Band With Autism Benefit At Glendale's Alex Theatre
March 16, 2017 at 12:55 PM (PT)
The WILD HONEY FOUNDATION, known for their benefit tributes to the music of THE BEATLES, THE BEACH BOYS and BIG STAR, among others, will present the next installment intheir series, recreating THE BAND's first two albums, "Music From Big Pinki" and "The BAND," plus bonus songs by a star-studded house band, including founding member of THE BAND, GARTH HUDSON. The event, which benefits the AUTISM THINK TANK, takes place SATURDAY, MARCH 25th at 8p (PT) at the historic ALEX THEATRE in downtown GLENDALE, CA.
Led by musical director ROB LAUFER, the WILD HONEY ORCHESTRA (whose credits include George Martin’s Hollywood Bowl tribute to Sgt. Pepper), the Wild Honey Orchestra, in collaboration with HUDSON, his partner SISTER MAUD and friends, will tackle the two albums in their entirety/"
Guest performers include JACKSON BROWNE, VAN DYKE PARKS, CARLENE CARTER, TERRY REID, THE CONTINENTAL DRIFTERS, PETER CASE, PETE THOMAS, BRENDAY HOLLOWAY, SYD STRAW, CAIT O'RIORDAN, DAVID BAERWALD, VICTORIA WILLIAMS, LOUISE GOFFIN, LUTHER RUSSELL, among many other luminaries.
The AUTISM THINK TANK is a non-profit organization that brings together a team of top autism specialists, via an Internet medical conference, to tackle the medical and psychological problems faced by children and young adults with autism like WILD HONEY co-organizer PAUL ROCK’s 13-year-old son JAKE, whose own issues have improved since his involvement with the organization.