Weekend of music at Wolcott
WOLCOTT – Today is your last chance to soak up the sun downvalley at Wolcott Yacht Club’s Friday Afternoon Club party.Former guitarist with the Allman Brothers Mark May will perform from 5-9 p.m. Former lead guitarman for the Allman Brothers Dickey Betts has called May “one of the best new blues-rock artists to come along in years.””Mark May is the best guitarist you’ve never heard of, and arguably the most versatile talent working the blues today. He lets fly on his third album, ‘Doll Maker,’ the follow-up to 1997’s brilliant ‘Telephone Road,'” said Bill Kolter, president of Chaindawg Records, in a press release.Mark is now focusing his career on Mark May and the Agitators. Original Agitator guitarist Kirk McKim has also rejoined the band. According to Mark on his Web site, “I want to offer special thanks to Dickey Betts for the opportunity to play together and learn from him, as well as his help getting my career started. Rita and I also want to thank Donna Betts for everything. She’s a very gracious lady.”Saturday, Sunday and Monday, guests can purchase a $15 bracelet at the Wolcott Yacht Club that buys them unlimited draft beers and well drinks. The Happy Hour menu will also be available all day.Members of Flux 5 and Little Hercules join forces to create GoGo Juice Saturday, performing a funky set from 2-6 p.m. All Strung Out will play Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., and Monday you can listen to local favorites Laughing Bones from noon to 6 p.m.The Patio Bar at the Wolcott Yacht Club will be open throughout September with a limited menu from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.