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Jesse Colin Young

Infinity Hartford


Fri, November 09, 2018
Hartford, CT
Show: 8:30 PM

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Price: $39 - $54
On Sale: Aug 9, 2018

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Jesse Colin Young

Come on people now, smile on your brother, everybody get together” and come witness rock royalty, Jesse Colin Young’s triumphant return to our Infinity Hall stage!! This time he stops in Hartford stronger than ever and with a full 8-piece band. Come hear the lead singer and founding member to the legendary Youngbloods play “Come Together,” “Darkness, Darkness,” “Ridgetop,” “Miss Hesitation,” and many more of your favorite hits from his storied recording career.

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Artist Bio

Jesse Colin Young, critically acclaimed solo artist and lead singer of the legendary classic rock band, The Youngbloods, took the nation by storm when The Youngblood's single Get Together became a worldwide Top 10 hit and a prominent soundtrack for peace. After seven group releases, Young began the production of more than 15 acclaimed solo albums including Song for Juli, Light Shine, Songbird and a live album with his great touring band titled On the Road. In 2005 he released the most comprehensive collection of his music to date—The Very Best of Jesse Colin Young. For the first-time ever, songs from his solo career as well as hits from The Youngbloods were placed in two CD package.

Jesse was born and raised in Queens, New York in 1941, with his earliest family memories being filled with the joy of music and celebration. His mother was a violinist with a beautiful singing voice and perfect pitch. His father was a Harvard educated accountant with a passion for classical music. Along with his older sister, the family spent evenings gathered around the piano singing Harvard fight songs and other lively tunes. In 1959 the talented student won a scholarship to Phillips Andover. The rigorous curriculum and strict discipline the school required ultimately resulted in Jesse being kicked out of the exclusive academy—an event which forever changed the course of his life.

The blues were calling his name and the next few years were spent exploring the music of T-Bone Walker, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters for inspiration and consolation.

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