LACONIA — Two musical groups will perform at Pitman's Freight Room this week.
On Thursday the Gerry Beaudoin Jazz Quartet will perform at 8 p.m., and on Friday Pitman's will host a return performance of the Racky Thomas Blues Band, also at 8 p.m.
The Gerry Beaudoin Jazz Quartet features Beaudoin's son Gerard on the Vibraphone, Phil McGowan on drums and Justin Meyer on bass. During his music career Beaudoin has played with J. Geils, blues artist Duke Robillard and jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli.
In their performance Thursday the Beaudoin Quartet will play many standards along with and some original jazz.
Admission is $10, doors open at 7:15 p.m.
The Racky Thomas Band began in 1995, when Racky Thomas collaborated with bassist Todd Carson, guitarist Nick Adams, and drummer Ted Larkin to make a demo CD, and do some gigs around the Boston area. Racky Thomas' repertoire includes blues from world-class bluesmen, plantation gospel (the original blues), rocking electric blues, classic and obscure blues, and Racky Thomas' own brand of blues.
Admission is $15, doors open at 7:15 pm and we are a BYO Venue!
Pitman's is a BYO Venue. More information is available at www.pitmansfreightroom.com