NEW YEARS EVE PARTY with Marcel Anton, Rhoda Weaver and more Mon Dec 31st 2018 at 9pm



Tickets  
$22 in advance 
$25 at the door



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RING IN THE NEW YEAR 
WITH A ROCKIN 
ZYDECO AND SOUL 
CELEBRATION !!!!
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Featuring

Marcel Anton 
Rhoda Weaver 
Michael Fillipone 
plus
Bellydancer
Clalire Dima 
and 
Burlesque Artist
Queen April

An Lively Evening of Music, Fun, and Dance
plus a free Champagne Toast at Midnight !!!




The New Orleans gumbo of European, Afro-Caribbean and Native American influences is present in every note played by Big Easy transplant Marcel Anton. The music of guitarist and vocalist Anton was shaped and nurtured by the city in all its quirky glory, but the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina ultimately led him to Asheville, where he’s established himself as a dynamic and versatile performer steeped in the many styles he’s made his own during his musical journey.


Of Native American and Creole descent, Anton’s heritage is as eclectic as his music. Music, healing and a vision rooted in his sense of place along with exposure to Jewish, Christian and Native American mysticism helped shape his world view from an early age. Raised by show business parents (Mom was a Rockette, Dad on the business side), he had a peripatetic childhood, but life centered around New Orleans. Anton originally planned to be a scientist, but the arts called more strongly, and he went on to study with musical giants like Gil Evans, Henry Mancini, Lalo Schiffrin, and guitarists Larry Coryell, Joe Pass and Pat Martino. Charlie Allen of the classic rock band Pacific Gas and Electric heard Marcel’s work and brought him to California where he gained experience with PG&E, later working with major artists as diverse as blues greats Albert and Freddie King, Boz Scaggs, Van Morrison, the Jazz Crusaders, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dr. John and many more. His performances of originals and covers are flamboyant, theatrical, and larger than life, catching up audiences in their celebratory intensity.


Vocalist Rhoda Weaver’s resumé reads a bit like a movie script. Urged to sing in public by appreciative friends, she performed on downtown Asheville streets, becoming a popular busker with her strong, heartfelt, and emotionally true renditions of songs from the American songbook. Her career progressed steadily to club, concert and festival dates, where she often appears with her band,The Soul Mates. From soul to pop, jazz to gospel, Rhoda Weaver unflappable navigates it all, earning legions of admiring fans along the way.


Rounding out the All-Star band will be veteran bassist Mike Filippone
Michael Hails from New York’s Long Island, coming from a very musical family. He is one with his upright bass and electric bass, having been on stage with the likes of Johnny Winter in the past. In the early 80’s, he had a band called Flasher with Eric Carr, who went on to play drums with Kiss for 10 years. Michael plays everything from jazz and blues to rock and country and is an accomplished vocalist, fronting his 3 COOL CATS band. He has over 30 years of experience playing concerts and touring Long Island and the U.S. performing with various dance/show bands.



and to liven things up even more !!!!!


Bellydancer
Clalire Dima 
and 
Burlesque Artist
Queen April