Scranton Cultural Center presents

Masters of the Telecaster featuring GE Smith, Jim Weider and Tom Principato

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NEPA native and legendary band leader from Saturday Night Live and Live Aid, GE Smith has also played guitar for Hall & Oates, Bob Dylan, and just completed the Roger Waters – The Wall Live World Tour.  He’s among rock royalty and also played with David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Hot Tuna and Tina Turner.

Jim Weider, who is best known for The Band, Levon Helm Band and The Weight Band, is a master of classic telecaster and traditional blues slide guitar techniques.  A Woodstock NY native, he’s one of a select group of musicians to have an endorsement from Fender, and has built an international reputation among fellow musicians worldwide.

DC–based Blues King and Powerhouse front man, Tom Principato has been setting the telecaster on fire all across the globe with some of the finest performers for over 25 years. With twenty albums under his belt, he’s had endorsement deals with Fender, Seymour Duncan pick ups and Roger Mayer guitar effects pedals.

Don’t miss this historic night of blues & roots rock & roll, playing tunes from Roy Buchanan, Little Richard, Bo Diddley, Sam Cooke and more!   The three Masters will be joined by Randy Ciarante (drums & vocals) and Lincoln Schleife (bass, vocals) to complete this most righteous and rockin’ band.

Masters of the Telecaster is sponsored by United Gilsonite LaboratoriesMedico IndustriesCourtyard by Marriott Scranton Wilkes-Barre and LT Verrastro.  Supported by Lackawanna County and the PA Council on the Arts.

General Admission, first-come first-served, cabaret-style seating in the SCC Grand Ballroom.
Cash bar with light fare available for purchase.