Charlie Lagond & Friends: Songs & Grooves That Move (2021)


Friday, July 23, 2021, 8pm


HRM Amphitheater


World-class musician and woodwind player Charlie Lagond expresses an extraordinary personal artistry through his original arrangements, his instrument virtuosity, and his ability to bring it all together into an exciting live show. Charlie has worked professionally for over 35 years, performing around the world with his own bands as well as alongside renowned artists Chet Baker, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Bernard Purdie, Chuck Mangione, The Jackson Five, the Temptations, Natalie Cole, and Kid Creole & the Coconuts, with whom he has performed at several presidential inaugural balls and a command performance by request of Princess Diana.

Join Charlie & Friends for an evening of soulful arrangements of timeless classics—past and present—by Joe Jackson, The Talking Heads, The Temptations, Madison Cunningham, The Doobie Brothers, and The Bee Gees. Aiming to touch your emotions and move your soul, the Friends are: Josh Dion—drums, Anthony Almonte—percussion, Dave Anderson—bass, Nicky Barbato—guitar, and Jon Swift—keyboards.

Doors open at 7:30pm. No reservations required. Capacity is currently capped at 150 attendees per performance; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Free parking is available.

This program was part of the 2021 Summer Amphitheater Series. Learn more about the free series here.


Sponsored by Palmer Economic Development, Inc.