The SIDEMEN

featuring THE LEGENDARY UPTOWN HORNS
( http://www.therealsidemen.com/ )

The SideMen featuring The UpTown Horns are composed of a host of the most well respected & sought after musicians. We will be performing high-energy tributes to the musical heroes that we have had the pleasure of working with in the studio as well as in live performance all over the world, such as THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND, THE ROLLING STONES, THE JIMI HENDRIX TRIBUTE SHOW, DICKEY BETTS, and JOHNNY WINTER, and feature a show built from an in-depth set list of the greatest Rock, Soul, Blues, Funk, R&B, and Classic Rock tunes of all time.

"We Love when our musician friends show up and join the fun!!”
   You never know who will show up and Play!

THE SIDEMEN are an 11-piece band featuring New York’s premiere musicians, including:
ANDY ALEDORT (DICKEY BETTS, JIMI HENDRIX TRIBUTE TOUR, DOUBLE TROUBLE)
THE UPTOWN HORNS (THE ROLLING STONES, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN)
PAUL NELSON (JOHNNY WINTER)
MIKE DIMEO (DEEP PURPLE, TOMMY JAMES)
JIM KELLER (TOMMY TWOTONE/”867-5309”)
JP PATRICK (VOCALS)
CRAIG PRIVETT (BASS)
RICHARD ROSCH (DRUMS)
& SPECIAL GUESTS!

Andy Aledort has played with Dickey Betts of the Allman Brothers for the last 11 years and has toured and recorded with Jimi Hendrix’s original band mates Mitch Mitchell and Billy Cox and Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Double Trouble. He has also sold over one million guitar-based instructional DVDs and performs regularly in the NYC area with his band The Groove Kings. <http://andyaledort.com/>
Paul Nelson <http://www.paulnelsonguitar.com/> is a Grammy winning American guitarist, record producer, and songwriter. He was guitarist in the blues rock band of legendary guitarist and singer Johnny Winter. He produced and played on several of Winter's albums, including Step Back, which won Nelson a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Blues Album of the year, debuted at #1 on the Billboard chart for Blues Albums and Independent Albums, and won a BMA - Blues Music Award for Best Rock Blues Album. Nelson was inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame and received the Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA) award from the Blues Foundation.
The Uptown Horns (Arno Hecht, Crispin Cioe, Bob Funk and recent recruit Larry Etkin) are Ray-Ban wearing, horn carrying professionals whose credits read like a who's who of music. Their signature horn riffs can be heard on the turntables of America on chart toppers including Grammy-award winning James Brown's "Living in America," the B-52's "Love Shack," Buster Poindexter's "Hot Hot Hot”, "Joe Cocker's "Unchain My Heart," Tom Waits' "Rain Dogs" LP, and Billy Joel's "River of Dreams" LP, among numerous others. Hundreds of additional recordings and touring credits include names such as the Rolling Stones, B.B. King, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant, Aretha Franklin, REM and the B-52's, to name a few! <https://www.facebook.com/The-Uptown-Horns-116960228397576/>

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2016 Schedule

Friday, July 1
The Patriot Brass Ensemble

Friday, July 8
The Sidemen Featuring The Uptown Horns

Friday, July 15

Desert Highway

Friday, July 22
The Stanton Anderson Band

Friday, July 29
Rock the Cove

Friday, August 5
Marvin Floyd and Friends

Friday, August 12
Richie Cannata with The Lords of 52nd St.

Friday, August 19
Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra

Friday, August 26
Soul Sound Revue

Downtown Sounds 2016 Host Joseph Manfredi

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