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Back to the Garden 1969

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Back to the GardenBack to the Garden 1969 concert celebrating the music and spirit of the Woodstock Music Festival.

Back to the Garden 1969 is a group of professional musicians who have performed together in various combinations over the years, and have now come together to celebrate the music, and spirit, of the Woodstock Era.

The band, founded in 2009 by Gary Adamson, presents the great variety of classic sounds associated with Woodstock, including acoustic and electric rock, acid rock, soul music, folk and much more.

The musical performances are a tribute to the artists who made Woodstock great, and are authentically performed in the style of those artists. The band also appears in 60’s period fashion, and uses sound clips and lighting to recreate the mood of the festival.

Back to the Garden 1969 will play with friends Fred Walcott on percussion and The “Sock it to Me” horns, plus special artists Chris Brown at White Plains Performing Arts Center, Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m.

Richard Cirulli, founder and CEO of Kymar Ltd., which has promoted music and comedy with WPPAC in the past, said he had seen Back to the Garden 1969 when they had played as a cover band. “I was so blown away by their performance that I thought they’d be great in White Plains,” Cirulli said. He brought the idea to WPPAC and the show was put on the schedule.

Tickets are $27 in advance, $32 at the door. WPPAC is located on the third level of the City Center in White Plains.

For information and reservations visit or call 914-328-1600.

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