First Night ~ December 31st

Spend First Night with WHS and Bluespower
4:30-7:00 pm, Light Refreshments
Mark Naftalin and Barry Urich perform

Westport Historical Society First Night Blues pianist Mark Naftalin, who was the original keyboardist in the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, has recorded and concertized with John Lee Hooker, Etta James, Percy Mayfield, Buddy Guy, Van Morrison, and many other blues and rock greats.  Mark will be accompanied by longtime Fairfield-County percussionist Barry Urich, who has backed Jose Feliciano and Lester Chambers (of the Chambers brothers) , and who is known for his many performances with area favorites Blue In The Face and The Twinkies.