Reock & Roll Revue, led by keyboard player Tom Reock, will be recreating the 1971 “Concert for Bangladesh” and subsequent album of the same name at Mercer County Community College’s Kelsey Theatre on Saturday March 7 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 8 at 2 p.m.
The concert will feature music from artists including George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Billy Preston and Leon Russell.
The concert bring together 12 performers including Mario DiBartolo and Jerry Steele on electric guitars, Michael White and Marty Paglione on drums and percussion, Brian T. Leahy, Tom Reock and Bud Belviso on keyboards, Lisa Bouchelle and Sandy Zio on backup vocals, Hal Jordan Ketofsky on bass guitar and Joe Grillo and Eddie Mendez on horns. An opening set of Indian music will feature Sitar music from Raghu Rao.
The performance will be augmented with historical details and short video clips about the original concert and those who made it happen.
Reock & Roll Revue has been presenting classic album performances at Kelsey Theatre since 2008, including The Beatles’ “White Album,” The Who’s “Quadrophenia,” Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young’s “Déjà vu,” The Allman Brothers’ “Eat a Peach,” The Band’s “Music from Big Pink” and Eric Clapton’s “Journeyman.”
Tickets are $25.
Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC’s West Windsor campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road.
More information is online at kelseytheatre.net.