In 1973 over 600,000 fans flocked to Watkins Glen for the largest rock concert in history. In celebration of this momentous occasion Villain and Saint in Bethesda, MD will be presenting an entire day of music showcasing the exact setlist performed by the Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers, and The Band at Watkins Glen.
The day will kick off with a pre-show party next door to Villain & Sant with BBQ, Oysters, Pig Pickin,’ and Food Trucks featuring live music from Beggars Tomb, Too Much For Todd, & the Oxymorons.
At 6:00pm the main show will kick off inside Villain & Saint and continue throughout the night with Better off Dead, The Next Step Band, and Forty Dollar Fine.
Tickets are now available for purchase here.
Better Off Dead – Covering the Grateful Dead
Founded in 2012, Better off Dead is inspired to bring an exceptional energetic experience to those fans who are touched by this music as much as we are. “The connection between the band members themselves as well as their fans is as undeniable as is their talent and dedication to the music that they play.” We are dedicated to pushing the envelop of improvisation and create unique and mind blowing shows for our fans. “Take our advice,” and come ride on the Better Off Dead train!
The Next Step Band – Covering the Allman Brothers
The group will be performing the Allman Brother’s classic Watkins Glen set from start to finish. This group consists of several notable local musicians Larry Joseloff (John K. Band, DC Mystery Cats, Ten Feet Tall), Tony Morse (the Next step,On the Bus), Murph (the Next step,Disciples of Sabbath), Charles Mitchell jr. (Solar Circus,Tumbled down shack), and Darrell Bailey (On the Bus, Unfortunate Sons).
Forty Dollar Fine – Covering The Band
40 Dollar Fine was formed in 2005, and by the end of 2007 found the current lineup that runs like a well-tuned V-8 engine. The group comes from diverse backgrounds, with lengthy resumés in the local DC music scene, a fanatical dedication to serious groove, strong 3 and 4 part vocals and a commitment to communicating with you, the loving public. And every song is different!