Flying Monkey Concert Lineup Keeps Groovin’

The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center in Plymouth has been hosting fabulous performing artists year-round since 2010, and it seems the shows keep getting better and better! “The Monkey” features a flying film series, well-known comedy acts, community theater productions, and nationally and internationally recognized bands and solo artists. The concert lineup for the rest of this winter will keep you hopping and warm you up from the inside out!

Jonathan Edwards with Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett of Little Feat – February 25, 7:30pm – “Warm as summer sunshine, real as the truth, intimate as a long overdue visit between old friends … such is a Jonathan Edwards concert.” Four decades into a stellar career, the artist delivers songs of passion, insight, and humor, all rendered in that pure and powerful tenor, which has only grown sweeter with age. In this special performance, Edwards joins with Paul Barrère and Fred Tackett, who have both played with Little Feat for many years and are now considered an important part of the Little Feat sound. Don’t miss this rare treat!

The Victor Wooten Trio Featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franceschini – February 26, 6:30pm – The youngest of five boys, Victor Lemonte Wooten began learning to play music at the tender age of two. He started performing in nightclubs and theaters as the bassist with the family band at age five, and at age six was on tour with The Wooten Brothers, opening shows for legendary soul artist Curtis Mayfield. Wooten is a 5-time Grammy Winner, a founding member of the Grammy award-winning band Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, the only multiple winner of Bass Player Magazine’s reader’s poll (3 times), and was voted one of the top ten bassists of all time by Rolling Stone Magazine. Wooten is now a faculty member at Berklee College of Music and is the co-director of the Victor Wooten/Berklee Summer Bass Program, which runs every summer. The Flying Monkey is excited to have this premiere musician return to their intimate venue!

Melvin Seals and JGB (Jerry Garcia Band) – March 2, 7:30pm – Melvin Seals has been a powerful presence in the music industry for over 30 years with a long-established reputation as a performer, recording artist and producer. Melvin is most revered for his powerful, high-spirited, Hammond B-3 organ and keyboards in the Jerry Garcia Band. With his contributions in the JGB for over 18 years, he helped pioneer and define what has now become “Jam Band Music.” From blues to funk to rock to jazz, Melvin Seals serves up a tasty mix with a little R&B and gospel thrown in to spice things up!

Imagination Movers – March 4, 2:00pm – The coolest kid’s rock band in the world is coming to The Flying Monkey! The Emmy-winning New Orleans-based Movers (Rich Collins, Scott Durbin, Dave Poche and Scott “Smitty” Smith) are known around the world for their hit preschool TV series seen on the Disney Junior cable channel. The Movers deliver a highly exhilarating and exciting rock concert experience where kids and grownups alike will sing along with the Movers’ catchy choruses, learn ridiculous dances, and have a blast doing it! After the show, VIP ticket holders will be treated to a special Meet & Greet party, where folks can chat with Rich, Scott, Dave, and Smitty, take pics, and get autographs. “Reach high, think big, work hard, have fun!” That’s the Imagination Movers motto!

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes – March 11, 7:30pm – For Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, ‘comfortable’ has never been a word associated with their brand of raucous, roots-tinged rock and bluesy reverie. The Jukes have more than 30 albums on their resume, thousands of acclaimed live performances across the globe, and a vibrant legacy of classic songs that have become “hits” to their large and dedicated fan base. Southside’s first three albums were produced by Steven Van Zandt (E Street Band, The Sopranos), and feature songs written by Van Zandt and Springsteen. With a decades-long successful career, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes continue to deliver their soul-searing blend of gritty rock and roll, blues and R&B in their legendary high-energy live performances.

Enjoy dinner and a show! The Flying Monkey also features in-theater dining and beverage service for most shows and events. Simply book your seats at one of their premium tables and secure a reservation time either online or by calling the box office. All premium table seats are provided with food and beverage service (menu subject to change per show).

Tickets to these concerts are selling quickly, so get yours soon! For more information and tickets, please visit www.flyingmonkeynh.com or call 603-536-2551. While you’re there, check the Monkey’s diverse schedule for upcoming shows through this coming spring!

Carrie Reed
The Mill Falls Blogging Team

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