Masters of the Telecaster


Sat, Mar 30, 2024    
8:00 pm


Bearsville Theater
291 Tinker St, Woodstock, New York

Event Type

Get ready for an electrifying night of Blues & Roots Rock & Roll featuring three of the most prolific rock guitarists in the world—Jim Weider (The Band), GE Smith (SNL/Roger Waters band), and Larry Campbell (Bob Dylan/Levon Helm band)! This promises to be a historic night filled with pulsating tunes from Roy Buchanan, Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Stevie Winwood, Bo Diddley, to the Rolling Stones, and more!
Joined by the phenomenal Lincoln Schleifer & Josh Dion, these three Masters create a righteous band that’s sure to set the stage ablaze. Jim Weider, renowned for his rock and blues-based signature sound and an endorsement from Fender, brings three decades of respect and acclaim from global audiences. Born and raised in Woodstock, NY, Jim earned great acclaim during his tenure as lead guitarist for Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame inductees, The Band.
Highlights from Jim’s illustrious career include performances at The Berlin Wall concert produced by Roger Waters, cable TV specials like”The Bob Dylan Tribute,” and appearances at major events like the Woodstock ’94 Festival. His versatility extends to collaborations with Scotty Moore, Keith Richards, Los Lobos, and more.
GE Smith, former SNL band leader for 10 years and Bob Dylan’s touring companion, is a sought-after musician who contributed to major recordings with artists like Mick Jagger and David Bowie. Recently concluding a three-year run with Roger Waters’ WALL LIVE worldwide tour, GE Smith’s musical journey is nothing short of legendary.
Larry Campbell, a three-time Grammy-winning producer and multi-instrumentalist, is a New York City native who served as the music director for the Levon Helm Band. Awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for instrumentalist by the Americana Music Association, Larry’s musical prowess extends collaborations with Bob Dylan, Phil Lesh and Friends, Hot Tuna, and many more.
Bearsville Theater is accessible to customers with disabilities. The Orchestra (ground) floor is accessible by wheelchair and has ADA accessible restrooms. Tickets can be purchased over the phone or at the Box Office.