Uppercut, a musical ensemble known for their tributes to famous horn-led ensembles, performs an evening of rock and funk at the Dix Hills Performing Arts Center (DHPAC) on Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and $25.
Uppercut is a nine piece “high-energy funk, rock and rhythm and blues band” recreating the sounds of the greatest horn-driven bands of the last forty years: hit makers like Tower of Power; Earth, Wind and Fire; Blood, Sweat and Tears; Chicago; and Steely Dan. While Uppercut is known for their tribute work, the band also includes a number of original compositions in their performances.
The band consists of Fred Wadlington on lead vocals, Chris Carbery on guitar and vocals, Karl Schwarz on keyboards and vocals, John Pandolfo on bass and vocals, Frank Bellucci on drums, Jeff Lange on baritone and alto saxophone, Chuck Foell on trumpet, Chris Done on tenor saxophone, Tim Cassera on trombone and Carl Greiner on baritone/alto saxophone.
“It is always a pleasure to welcome Uppercut to our venue. It is one of the most high-energy shows in our line-up that is always well received.” – Sandy Hinden, director of DHPAC
Located just five minutes from the Long Island Expressway on the campus of Five Towns College (FTC, the 500-seat theatre-style venue has roomy seats, wide aisles, and good acoustics. DHPAC is easily accessible from anywhere on Long Island, and the ticket prices are a remarkable value for the quality of entertainment.
The Dix Hills Performing Arts Center (DHPAC) is located at 305 North Service Road, Dix Hills, New York, 11746-5857. For more information and ticket sales, please contact the online Dix Hills Performing Arts Center box office or contact them by phone at (631) 656-2148.
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