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Legendary multi-instrumentalist EDGAR WINTER will perform with his band at The Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino on Saturday, December 5th with Eric Burdon & The Animals. TIckets are $20.00 and $45.00. Patrons under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. The venue is located at 777 Seneca Allegany Blvd, Salamanca, NY. For more information call 716-244-5105 or visit http://www.senecaalleganycasino.com/.
Winter’s band includes: Edgar Winter, guitar, sax, keyboards, vocals; Doug Rappoport, guitar; Koko Powell, bass; and Jason Carpenter, drums.
Edgar is best known for his # 1 charting hit single “Frankenstein” and the ever popular “Free Ride” from his 1973 release They Only Come Out at Night, which stayed on the Billboard Hot 200 chart for an impressive 80 weeks peaking at # 3. It was certified double platinum in November 1986.
Edgar Winter, along with his brother Johnny, was one of the most popular, recognizable recording artists of the ’70s. Technically proficient in every aspect of music, a prolific songwriter, and a master at stretching his skill and imagination, Edgar’s music encompassed many genres of music, including rock, jazz, blues, and pop, that appealed to a wide range of music fans.
Edgar invented the keyboard body strap early in his career, an innovation that allows him the freedom to move around on stage during his multi-instrument high-energy performances. He was also the first artist to feature a synthesizer as the main instrument in a song. “Frankenstein” revolutionized rock and roll and opened up a whole new world of possibilities with experimentation and sound.
With over 20 albums and numerous collaborative efforts to his credit, Edgar has made a lasting mark in the history of American recording artists. His music can be heard in no fewer than fifteen film and television projects, including: “Netherworld,” Air America,” “My Cousin Vinny,” “Wag the Dog,” “The Simpsons,” “Queer as Folk, “Tupac Resurrection” and more. Edgar has also made frequent television and film appearances including: “Late Night With David Letterman,” “Netherworld,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and “Politically Incorrect.” He has toured as a member of Ringo Starr’s All Starr Band.
Edgar Winter’s live shows consistently receive rave reviews as he continues to tour the U.S. and Europe thrilling audiences by remaining on the cutting edge of music and style. Edgar is now at the very top of his game, and his future looks even brighter than his past.
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