Bacon Brothers – Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at 7 p.m.
Fiercely devoted to making music, even from an early age, the Bacon Brothers share a singular body of work that’s found them spending more than 20 years of working the road and paying their dues. The result is eight albums: Forosoco (1997), Getting There (1999), Can’t Complain (2001),Live: The No Food Jokes Tour (2003), White Knuckles (2005), New Year’s Day(2009), Philadelphia Road (2011) 36 Cents (2014), and The Bacon Brothers (2018). Never content to be typecast, they are fiercely devoted to the cause of making music, undeterred by fame, fortune or the pitfalls that frequently obstruct the path to success.
Kevin Bacon is an award-winning actor with 80 films and dozens of television and stage credits to his name, resulting in numerous Emmy and Screen Actor’s Guild nominations. Older brother Michael initially began making music in their native Philadelphia before moving to Nashville where his songwriting career blossomed by leaps and bounds. An Emmy-winning composer most recently scored the documentary "That Way Madness Lies" currently on the festival circuit. Other recent works include the audiobook:"You Do not Look Your Age…moreover, Other Fairytales" and the HBO documentary "RX: Early Detection with Sandra Lee” which premiered atSundance this year.
While casual observers may be awed by their Hollywood credentials, critics have been quick to note that the brothers eschew any hint of glitz and glamour in favor of an ethic gleaned from the hard lessons that come as a result of determination and drive. The band includes Michael on vocals, guitar and cello and Kevin on vocals, guitar, and percussion. With them on stage are the musicians that have been with them since the beginning - Paul Guzzone (bass, backing vocals), Joe Mennonna (keyboards, accordion), Ira Siegel (lead guitar, mandolin, and backing vocals) and FrankVilardi (drums).
Tickets for The BaconBrothers are $35 for adults, $17.50 for students, plus fees.