Sweet Baby James, James Taylor’s number one tribute band nationwide, arrives at Connecticut’s Ridgefield Playhouse on May 7

Sweet baby Jamesthe most authentic sound James Taylor tribute band in the country, comes to the Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday May 7, 2022 at 8 p.m. as part of the Pepsi Rock Series Drive-by North American Motor Car and 068 Magazine Singer Songwriter series.

Sweet Baby James will give James Taylor fans a tour through his beloved greatest hits and deep cuts, from “Fire And Rain” to “You’ve Got A Friend” to “Carolina On My Mind” and beyond. of the. Destined to be a memorable evening, spectators will also have the opportunity to make a difference. Any additional donations made at checkout will go directly to Ridgefield Responds-Ukraine. This community mobilization effort aims to provide relief to refugees or other victims of the Ukraine crisis, including items such as water, food, shelter, medicine and clothing. All donations are tax deductible.

Griese learned to play guitar the summer after high school in 1998 and was heavily influenced by the sounds and styles of artists like Crosby, Stills & Nash, Carole King, Paul Simon and James Taylor. He decided to pursue a career as a singer and songwriter, moved to Nashville and immediately found his voice… which had amazing similarities to James Taylor.

“There was never a time when I was playing a show in public, never a show,” Griese explained, that someone hadn’t come up to him and said, “You sound exactly like James Taylor. ” It wasn’t long before the artist decided to embrace this similarity to Taylor’s sound and guitar skills and explore the possibility of putting on a tribute show. Needless to say, the crowd wanted more. It was then that the Sweet Baby James tribute band was formed and became the #1 James Taylor Tribute band in the country.

Nashville-based frontman Bill Griese (aka “Sweet Baby James”) is so vocally and musically compelling in his portrayal of James Taylor’s guitar sound and style that fans repeatedly say they feel to listen to the artist himself. Judge for yourself and join the Ridgefield Playhouse for a special evening of this authentic tribute performance!

For more information or to purchase a contactless print-at-home ticket ($30-35), go online to www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org or, you can visit or call the box office (203) 438-5795. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a non-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT and is committed to keeping the arts alive and accessible to all.

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