Bergson returns to VAE with Jeff Hanley on bass and Tony Leone on drums, joined by Matt Ray on Wurlitzer. The Chris Bergson Band has previously headlined at such renowned New York City venues as Joe’s Pub, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Blue Note, The Living Room, and Jazz Standard.
Bergson has performed with many leading names in blues and roots music including Levon Helm, Norah Jones, Little Sammy Davis, Ollabelle and Larry Campbell, as well as jazz legends Annie Ross and Al Foster. Bergson has appeared twice at the Cape May Jazz Festival in tributes to Ray Charles and Wes Montgomery, and opened for Etta James, Helm, Mose Allison, the Average White Band, and Dr. Lonnie Smith. He has also performed at B.B. King’s Blues Club in New York City; the Regattabar in Cambridge, MA.; the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC; the Highway 99 Blues Club in Seattle; and the 600 Club in London.
For more information about the Chris Bergson Band visit chrisbergson.com.
Tickets for this Basement Music Series concert are $18 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets at brownpapertickets.com or by calling (800) 838-3006; price includes service fee.
Tickets are $20 at the door on the day of show on a first come, first served basis.