Autumnfest Steering Committee P.O Box 574 Woonsocket, RI 02895
THE BLUES BROTHERS & EMILY LUTHER TO HEADLINE AUTUMNFEST ENTERTAINMENT
Woonsocket - Dan Aykroyd, Judith Belushi and Musical Director Paul Shaffer Present The Official Blues Brothers™ Revue as the Headline Act at Autumnfest on Saturday October 6, 2018 at 7:30 PM. Plus, Woonsocket’s own,Emily Luther will Headline on Sunday October 7, 2018 at 7:00 PM.
The duo, comprised of Kieron (Elwood Blues) Lafferty and Wayne (Jake Blues) Catania, were hand-picked by Dan Aykroyd, Judith Belushi and original Blues Brothers Musical Director, Paul Shaffer. Backed by the all star Intercontinental Rhythm & Blues Band, The Official Blues Brothers Revue is an interactive experience showcasing their undeniable talent in songs that comprise a virtual encyclopedia of rock, blues and soul. Audiences of all ages have been on their feet as the duo delivers classics such as “Soul Man,”, “Gimme Some Lovin,” , “Sweet Home Chicago” and “Shout.”
Here is what people are saying about The Official Blues Brothers™ Revue.
“This show was off the hook! Everyone had a great time from 8-to-88 years old!” – Sheila Martin/CEO, Dunn Center for the Performing Arts
“A hand-clappin’, foot-stompin’, good time!” – Chicago Theatre Look
Woonsocket born and raised, Luther started a career in music at the age of nine. After high school, she attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music majoring in Vocal Performance & Music Therapy. Her career then blossomed as a professional singer, model and actress. Talk show mogul Ellen Degeneres invited Luther to perform on her syndicated TV show. After a surprise signing to her record label, eleveneleven, Luther also signed a publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing Group. Next, Luther auditioned for the NBC hit, "The Voice." After a soulful performance of the classic, "Summertime," Luther managed to get a three chair turn and began her journey with Team Adam Levine. Her success on the show has given Luther to opportunity to continue sharing her unique sound and has created an enthusiastic buzz world-wide as an artist moving her way down a "classic, sophisticated, yet fresh sound."
Autumnfest is excited to host 2 fantastic headline acts this year on the Autumnfest Rotary Main Stage, free of charge.
Autumnfest is a Family-Friendly Celebration now entering its 40th year. Autumnfest is held every Columbus Day weekend (October 6-8, 2018) at World War II Veterans Memorial Park off Social Street in Woonsocket, RI. Please visit our website at www.autumnfest.org and like us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/RIAutumnfest)