Date: November 26th 2010

Hi Everybody!

Chris and Bridget are proud to announce that renowned bassist, and long time friend and producer Tony Markellis will be joining them and John Kirk, Kevin McKrell, and Brian Melick for the 2010 rendition of Mountain Snow and Mistletoe at the Egg in Albany on Saturday December 11 at 8 PM, and Sunday December 12 at 2 PM!

Tony Markellis is a bassist and record producer from Helena, Montana, now residing in Saratoga Springs, New York. His career spans over thirty-five years, playing blues, folk, jazz, rock and country music with such diverse artists as Trey Anastasio, Paul Butterfield, The Mamas & the Papas, Johnny Shines, David Bromberg, David Amram, The Unknown Blues Band featuring Big Joe Burrell, Paul Siebel, Rosalie Sorrels, Eric Von Schmidt, Ellen McIlwaine, Esther Satterfield, Mary McCaslin, Rosanne Raneri, Sarah Pedinotti and Jo Henley. In the late 1990s, Markellis rose to national prominence as an original member of the first solo band of Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio, forming the rhythm section with drummer Russ Lawton. Including his work with Anastasio, Markellis has appeared on over one hundred albums. In addition to occasional tours with Trey and the band, he is currently working with the acoustic blues power trio No Outlet, groundbreaking jazz fusion quartet Kilimanjaro, vocal tr
io The Burns Sisters and singer/songwriters Michael Jerling and Bob Warren. On June 20, 2010 (Fathers Day), Tony was invited on stage at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) to play bass w/ Phish on "Gotta Jibboo" (one of the songs he cowrote with Trey and Russ Lawton for the Trey Anastasio Band). Tony co produced Chris' album "Been to Town and Back Again", Bridget's album "Bricks and Windows", and the couples album "Songs from the Big Front Porch".

For tickets and information on this year's show, just click on the link below!

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