ALBANY -- “The Last Waltz 40 Tour: A Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of The Last Waltz” will come to the Palace Theatre at 8 p.m. on Feb. 2, it was announced this morning. Appearing will be Warren Haynes, Michael McDonald, Jamey Johnson, John Medeski, Don Was, Terence Higgins and other musicians to be announced.
Tickets, ranging from $49.50 to $125.50, go on sale at 9 a.m. Saturday.
The show is a touring version of the concert in New Orleans held earlier this year celebrating the music of The Band and its final concert.
“I’ll never forget the experience of playing these songs with this group of musicians in New Orleans earlier this year. We are celebrating something truly special and I’m honored to be a part of it.” said Michael McDonald.
“ 'The Last Waltz' is a true piece of rock n’ roll history. The music is as soulful, relevant and powerful today as it was 40 years ago. We can’t wait to carry on the legacy of these songs for fans.” said Warren Haynes