BTG to present Berkshire Blues & Brews Fest
Enjoy a special evening of top-notch blues music and tasty craft beers at the Berkshire Blues & Brews Fest. Audiences will hear modern and classical blues in two spaces, outside under the large tent and inside the historic Colonial Theater. Headlining the night is the legendary Roomful of Blues, which has entertained audiences since the late 1960s. Also featured is the local favorite Misty Blues and more!
A diverse sampling of microbreweries, including Big Elm Brewery, Shire Breu-Hous, Berkshire Brewing Company, will be on display under The Big Tent outside the Colonial from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for patrons to taste and sample. Snacks will be available for purchase from BB’s Hot Spot food truck.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.BerkshireTheatreGroup.org or by calling (413) 997-4444. BTG offers a 10% discount on tickets for all frontline workers. All parts, times, cast and prices are subject to change. The opening hours of the box office are Tuesday to Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., or any performance day from 12 p.m. to the curtain.
BTG’s Pittsfield Campus is located at 111 South Street, (Colonial Theater / Colonial Big Tent) Pittsfield, MA. BTG’s Berkshire Theater Festival / Campus Stockbridge is located at 6 East Street, (Unicorn Theater / Outside on the Great Lawn) Stockbridge, MA.
At the Colonial Theater in Pittsfield
Berkshire Blues & Brews Fest with Roomful of Blues
With Misty Blues, Waterloo Clyde and Robin O’Herin
at the Colonial Theater
Saturday October 2 at 4 p.m.
Tickets: $ 35 • 21 and over only
Festival schedule *
4 pm-6pm – Tasting of craft beers (outside)
4-5 p.m. – Robin O’Herin Solo (Outdoor stage)
5-6 p.m. – Waterloo Clyde (Outdoor stage)
6 pm-7pm – Misty Blues (Colonial Scene)
7 pm-7.30pm – Robin O’Herin Solo (Outdoor stage)
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – Roomful of Blues (Colonial Stage)
Full of blues
During their decades of existence, Roomful of Blues has effectively grown into a franchise in its own right, establishing a sound that has endured despite almost constant changes in their lineup. Over 45 musicians have been part of Roomful of Blues since their formation in the late 1960s, and a number have gone on to pursue their own careers, including guitarists Duke Robillard and Ronnie Earl and drummer Fran Christina (later of the Fabulous Thunderbirds ). As Roomful of Blues began to play the blues with a strong rock influence, they evolved into modern providers of jump blues, with a powerful brass section as well as guitars, bass, keyboards, drums and music. powerful voice. Almost half a century later, they still have their ability to work a crowd, still giving their audience an incredible performance.
Misty Blues pays homage to the older blues made popular by the bold, daring women of her time, while respecting classic male artists of the 20s, 30s and 40s. Even after producing ten albums, the band did not completely give up. his musical roots; they are known for performing classic rock and folk tunes infused with a healthy dose of blues.
Waterloo Clyde is a dynamic, jammy and bluesy power trio featuring the guitar jams of Capital District virtuoso Jeremy Walz with a rhythm section that moves your body and soul.
Robin O’Herin is a touring blues and gospel musician specializing in history-rich, often interactive concerts that include original and traditional American music.
Currently, proof of vaccination is required for all indoor events. Customers must present a photograph or physical vaccination card upon arrival at their performances. This policy will be evaluated as recommendations are made by the CDC. If this policy changes, customers will be notified. Masks are mandatory for all indoor events for all clients regardless of age (unless eating or drinking in specified areas). Guests are strongly encouraged to wear masks for all outdoor events. The distance between the parties is limited. Contactless ticket scanning stations will be at the entry point. Autonomous hand disinfection stations will be placed at various locations in the spaces. Seats and surfaces are frequently disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer. Theaters have upgraded HVAC filters, added ozone-free NPB ionization, and otherwise comply with all local and national safety requirements. A doctor / nurse will be on call for all performances. Customers who are not feeling well should contact the BTG ticket office to discuss rescheduling options.