Friday, January 17, 2020

CENTENARY STAGE COMPANY CLOSES OUT ITS 2020 JANUARY THAW MUSIC FESTIVAL

Sam Reider and the Human Hands

WHEN: Saturday, January 25th @ 8:00 pm
WHERE
: Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown
TICKETS: $27.50 for adults and $17.50 for students and children under 12 in advance. As with all concerts, jazz and special programs, ticket prices increase $5.00 on the day of the event.
For more information or to purchase tickets visit centenarystageco.org or call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979 – 0900. The box office is located in the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ on the campus of Centenary University. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 1 – 5PM and two hours prior to every event.

A jazz pianist turned folk musician, Sam Reider has spent the last eight years redefining American roots music on the accordion. He is an award-winning composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer that is making waves at the intersection of the jazz and Americana worlds. Reider was awarded "Best Americana Album" by the Independent Music Awards for his work with Silver City Bound and has toured as a musical ambassador for the U.S. Department of State in eight countries overseas.

The Human Hands are a collective of virtuoso acoustic musicians based in New York City who have developed a cultish following and a reputation for mind-bending sets of high-energy, improvised music. This groups includes some of the finest artists in American roots music: Violinist Alex Hargreaves (Turtle Island Quartet, Sarah Jarosz, Béla Fleck), saxophonist Eddie Barbash (Late Night with Stephen Colbert, Jon Batiste and Stay Human), guitarist Grant Gordy (David Grisman, Darol Anger, Aoife O'Donovan), mandolinist Dominick Leslie (Michael Daves, Tony Trischka, Deadly Gentleman), guitarist Roy Williams (Stephane Wrembel), and bassist Dave Speranza (Jim Campilongo).



The January Thaw Music Festival is an annual music series produced by Centenary Stage Company, a professional not-for-profit performing arts organization in residence at Centenary University. The 2019-2020 festival also featured Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Bass and Diego Figueiredo & Ken Peplowski: The Bossa Nova Wave. This year’s festival was sponsored in part by Fulton Bank and our season sponsors, The House of the Good Shepard and Health Village Retirement Community.

The 2019-2020 season of Centenary Stage Company’s performing arts events is made possible through the generous support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Shubert Foundation, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the Sandra Kupperman Foundation, and CSC corporate sponsors, including our Season Sponsors the House of the Good Shepard, Heath Village Retirement Community, Hackettstown Medical Center Atlantic Health System, Home Instead Senior Care (Washington), Fulton Bank and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters.