Savannah Salute to the music of Paul Simon

30aug7:00 pmSavannah Salute to the music of Paul Simon

Event Details

Join us August 30th at Victory North for a special Savannah Salute to the music of Paul Simon.

Presented by Cockspur Productions + Matt Eckstine + Eric Jones TrioThank you to our local Savannah Sponsors who make these kinds of events possible! Cockspur Productions, New Arts Ensembles, Back River Brewery, Lone Wolf Lounge

Matt Eckstine, a seasoned musician and vocalist with a deep appreciation for Paul Simon’s work is teaming up with the highly regarded Eric Jones Trio, and an all-star cast of local talent to present a night of heartfelt music dedicated to the iconic songs of Paul Simon live at Victory North.

The music performed will be career spanning, including his early work with Simon & Garfunkel, and a mix of his most popular solo material, including several songs from the “Graceland” album and “Live at Central Park” album.Friday, August 30th at Victory North – Savannah, GADoors @ 7:00 pmShow @ 8:00 pmAll ages welcome!

Matt Eckstine is well known as the frontman of The Accomplices Band, a Savannah staple and a Producer / Co-Producer of events such as “A Tribute to the music of John Prine”, “Homegrown Holiday Hoedown”, “Life is a Carnival, a Tribute to The Band”, “A Dreamer of Pictures, A Tribute to Neil Young”, and “Homegrown Summer Jam”Voted Best Local Americana/Folk/Roots Band/Artist – 2022 (Connect Savannah)The Accomplices—Voted Best Band In Savannah – 2015, 2016 (Savannah Magazine)

The Eric Jones Trio (Eric Jones, piano; Marc Chesanow, bass; Robert Saunders, drums) is one of the premier trios in the Southeastern United States. Capable of playing virtually any genre of music, they have backed some of the greatest legends of jazz including Wycliffe Gordon, Scotty Barnhart, Fred Wesley, Carmen Bradford, Alphonso Horne as well as being featured performers with the Savannah Philharmonic.

The House Band :

Matt Eckstine – guitar + vocals
Marc Chesanow – bass + musical director

Eric Jones – keys

Robert Saunders – drums

Evan Rose – guitar + mandolin + vocals

Ben Keiser – lead guitar

Calvin Barnes – saxophone

Kirk Lee – trumpet

Special Guests:Trae Gurley – vocalsMore to be announced soon!