Saturday Feb 25th, 2023 @ 08:00 PM

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix

Ticket Price: $22.50, advance; $27.50, day of event


Professor Louie & The Crowmatix latest recording Strike Up The Band released in 2022 on The Woodstock Records Label has received fantastic reviews and has been on The Roots Music Radio Charts in the top 30 since its release. Their single Work It Out has been # 1 on the NY State Radio charts. PL&C have released sixteen studio CD’s, an LP and three DVD’s on Woodstock Records.
Killer Americana to the Max – Midwest Record

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix repertoire is steeped in Rock, Blues, Gospel and American Roots music. PL&C began as the studio backing band for Aaron Professor Louie’s musical productions for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, The Band.

This Grammy Nominated Woodstock, NY group has performed at the Thunder Bay, London & Windsor Festivals in Canada, The Tondor Festival, Falcon Ridge Festival, The Sellersville Theater, PA – BB Kings in NYC – The House Of Blues in LA – The Sportsmen’s Tavern, Buffalo, NY – The Bearsville Theater, Woodstock, NY and many more venues. Professor Louie & Miss Marie have performed many times on The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise.

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix have been inducted into Blues Hall Of Fame, New York Chapter and hold a permanent place in the Canada South Blues Museum.

Professor Louie: Vocals, Piano, Hammond Organ, Accordion
Miss Marie: Vocals, Percussion, Piano
Gary Burke: Drums, Percussion
John Platania: Acoustic & Electric Guitar, Vocals
Frank Campbell: Bass, Vocals

Professor Louie has emerged over his five decades in the music industry as the torchbearer of the true spirit of American Roots music. Seasoned live performer, prolific recording artist and versatile multi-instrumentalist, Professor Louie also wears the hat of award-winning Recording Producer and Engineer, capturing the talents of some of the worlds most highly acclaimed musicians, most notably, Rock’n’Roll Hall Of Fame group The Band. Professor Louie worked with The band for over 16 years and produced their 3 comeback CD’s in the 90’s – Jericho, High On The Hog and Jubilation. Prof. Louie played on and produced their hit song Atlantic City.

Rick Danko christened him Professor Louie due to his work and friendship with The Band.

Prof. Louie has also produced and performed with Graham Parker, Commander Cody, Guy Davis, Buckwheat Zydeco, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Jesse McReynolds, Four Men & A Dog and many more well known artists.

Miss Marie (Vocals-Percussionist-Keys) has written many songs for The Crowmatix. Marie performed and recorded with Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson and The Commander Cody Band and was an integral part of Mercury Rev’s Gold Album Deserters Song.

Gary Burke (Drums) Drummer and percussionist with The Radio City Music Hall Orchestra, he recorded and played with many artists
and performed with Bob Dylan’s The Rolling Thunder Review. Gary also recorded and toured extensively with Joe Jackson.

John Platania (Guitar-Vocals) Session musician, guitarist and record producer known for his great performances with Van Morrison
for over thirty years beginning on “Moondance”. John collaborated with Van creating some top hits such as the hit song Domino.
John performed with many artists and played on numerous CD’s with Chip Taylor, Randy Newman, Bonnie Raiit, Natalie Merchant,
Don Mc Lean, Judy Collins and more…

Frank Campbell (Bass-Vocals) Levon Helm’s Music Director with the Woodstock All-Stars touring the USA, performed & recorded with Steve Forbert on tour.

“All the best parts of great music are on display with Professor Louie & The Crowmatix. It’s clear these folks are driven to match the all time greats”. – Cash Box Magazine.


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