A Pretty Purdie
Dec. 15 & 16 at 7:30pm
Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie is the most recorded drummer in the world. Chances are any hit songs you've fallen in love with or have heard over the past 60 plus years - he's the drummer playing your favorite song! Bernard has played and recorded hit songs for and with artists such as: James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Steely Dan, Hall and Oates, Al Green, Cissy Houston, BB King, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker, Michael Bolton, Bette Midler, Roberta Flack, Donny Hathaway, Louis Armstrong, King Curtis, Nina Simone, and more. The originator of the heavily sampled, world renowned The Purdie Shuffle is bringing a Christmas event to New Bern like no other. Come experience an unforgettable encounter and musical magic of the season with one of Popular Music's most dynamic AND IMPACTFUL Legends of all time here on The Athens main stage.
Buy tickets here for A Pretty Purdie Christmas
(A seperate event)
Buy Tickets here for the Drum Clinic