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City of Worcester: Music, Theatre, & Dance - New

Worcester Rocks for Autism Speaks

Health - Fund Raiser

Friday, September 15, 2017
7:30 PM-11:30 PM

Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
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Join us at Worcesters historic concert hall for an unforgettable evening of live music by Mike Girard's Big Swinging Thing and a silent auction, while helping to raise money for Autism Speaks.

Beverages and light refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the evening.

The scintillating lead singer of The Fools is now fronting Mike Girards Big Swinging Thing. Not your typical big band, this band is Rock n Roll with Hornsa ton of them! The brain child of Mike Gerard and saxophonist Steve LeClaire (Valvatross, Tornado Alley), Big Swinging Thing brings explosive sound that is guaranteed danceable and wildly entertaining! Expect to hear diverse covers of the Stones, AC/DC, The Animals, the Doobie Brothers, Billy Idol, Roy Orbison and Tom Jonesplus, come great FOOLS classics! Performers include guitarist and founding member of the FOOLS, Rich Bartlett, former FOOLS bassist Joe Holaday and drummer Jim Taft  then stir in Steve LeClaire and the Tornado Alley Horns and a dozen or so of the best and zaniest horn players in New England, AND the beautiful backup singers The Jewels! Youre in for a fabulous fun time to benefit Autism Speaks. www.autismspeaks.org

Cost: $25 & $40

Suggested Audiences:Elders, Adult, College

Website: http://www.mechanicshall.org/tickets/concertdetail/autism09152017.html
Phone: 508-752-0888

Last Modified: May 4, 2017 at 12:21 PM

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