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Free Form Music Series: Danny Louis with Tony Garnier & Ben Perowsky
July 31, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE FORM MUSIC SERIES curated by Grammy and Tony Award winning musician Ben Perowsky presents Danny Louis.
Danny Louis was born and raised in the Hudson Valley. He’s a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, and since 2002 – member of the internationally acclaimed rock band Gov’t Mule, where he is featured on keyboards, guitar and brass. Danny was a founding member of The Cars, and has performed and recorded with countless major artists including: Joe Cocker, UB-40, The Kinks, Cheap Trick, The Allman Brothers, Greg Allman, Levon Helm, Eric Clapton, and Rosanne Cash just to name a few. Tony Garnier is Bob Dylan’s longest-running sideman, and has sometimes been characterized as his “musical director” as well. In addition to his work with Dylan, Garnier has recorded with Tom Waits, Loudon Wainwright III, Paul Simon, Marc Ribot, Eric Andersen and Chris O’Connell, former female singer of Asleep at the Wheel, Western swing band with whom he also played and recorded from 1976 to 1978, and The Lounge Lizards. He also played with Robert Gordon in the early 1980s. He was also a long-time sideman for David Johansen in his Buster Poindexter persona, and was also briefly a member of the Saturday Night Live house band. Garnier appeared in Bob Dylan’s 2003 film Masked and Anonymous.