All Star Band show to benefit Troopers Association

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WOODSTOCK — American Vinyl All Star Band will take the stage on Saturday, July 14 at the Woodstock Town Hall Theater to benefit the Vermont Troopers' Association, which provides assistance to families of fallen officers.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with Nashville recording artist Jamie Lee Thurston opening at 7:30 p.m.

When you hear the term "All Star Band," one question comes to mind: Who's in it? The American Vinyl All Star Band is made up of members of rock 'n' roll bands that are together responsible for over 100 million records sold.

This international line-up of musicians includes:

- Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, founding member of Steely Dan and guitarist from the Doobie Brothers. Skunk is unquestionably one of the rock/pop world's leading guitarists.

- Barry Goudreau and Fran Sheehan, guitarist and bass player formerly of the band Boston.

- Leroy "LSR" Romans, keyboardist of the Wailers and Third World.

- Robert "Mousey" Thompson, drummer from the James Brown Band.

- Danny Beissel, lead vocalist of Fosterchild.

- Special guest Phil Stokes, bass player from the country rock band Pure Prairie League.

Baxter and Bill Johnson, manager, started the group as a way of giving back to charities, and have been doing so for many years officially calling the group the American Vinyl All Star Band.

This critically acclaimed group has appeared at venues and arenas across the country, performing classic rock hits from the bands in which they once played. Their years of experience performing with some of the most recognized bands in the industry make them one of the most sought-after groups today.

A special guest performance to open this exclusive show will be Nashville recording artist Jamie Lee Thurston, a Vermont native. Thurston has enjoyed tremendous success with top 40 hits, and his new record "The Window" debuted recently at number 17 on iTunes album charts and charted number 7 on Billboard Heatseekers.

Tickets are $49.50 general admission, $100 Gold Circle, and an additional $50 for a meet and greet.

Tickets are available at https:pentanglearts.org. For more information, contact producer Bill Henne at 802-484-1278, or billyhenne@yahoo.com.

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