(Newton, NJ) -- Kashmir, the nation's #1 Led Zeppelin tribute show, will return to the Newton Theatre on Saturday, February 8th, 2014.
Kashmir is the most authentic
representation of Led Zeppelin on the national touring scene, as each of
the four band members assume their individual roles with pinpoint
accuracy. Kashmir recreates the sound and energy of a classic Led
Zeppelin stage show in an explosive rock n' roll experience unparalleled
since Robert Plant and Jimmy Page shared the stage in their iconic
With playlist staples of every classic rock station and the
most identifiable voice in rock history, Kashmir's show features Page's
iconic double-neck guitar, Bonham's drum solo, the stage show of the
era, and most importantly, the greatest hits of rock history.
was started in 2002 by lead singer, Jean Violet. Jean decided early on
that if he was going to form a tribute band, he was going to go all out.
His goal was to recreate the music and visual experience of Led
Zeppelin. It wasn't easy finding the right people but, after playing
steadily through personnel changes for several years, Jean feels he
finally has the perfect combination of talented musicians. With vocalist
Jean on harp, Andy Urban on guitar and theremin, Paul Cooper on drums
and Felix Hanemann, formerly of the multi-platinum band Zebra, on bass
and keyboards Kashmir has evolved into the "well-oiled machine" that
Violet was hoping to create.
Urban, wearing Jimmy Page's
signature dragon suit, dazzles with a bow solo in Dazed and Confused and
the hypnotic use of the Theramin during Whole Lotta Love. Paul Cooper
hammers out drummer John Bonham's familiar rhythms including an
authentic version of Moby Dick. Jean Violet's dynamic vocal range and
uncanny resemblance to Robert Plant completes the experience. Singing
hits such as Rock n Roll, Ramble On and Stairway To Heaven, Jean
demonstrates his vocal versatility with the same strength and subtleties
that set Robert Plant and Led Zeppelin as the standard for bands to
The two comments the band receives most often are, "I never
got to see Led Zeppelin and now I feel like I have," and "I saw Led
Zeppelin in the 70's and Kashmir helped me relive the experience". These
comments are a testament to the band and the legacy of Led Zeppelin,
which Kashmir is proud to recreate. For those who dream and wish to
experience a live Led Zeppelin show, dream no moreKashmir will fit the
bill, hitting every stop along the way, leaving you thirstyfor more!
for Kashmir are $37.00 for Premium seating, $32.00 for the Orchestra
and $27.00 for the Balcony. Purchase tickets by visiting www.thenewtontheatre.com or contact the Box Office at 973-383-3700.
historic Newton Theatre, located at 234 Spring Street in Newton, NJ,
was founded in 1924. Revitalized and fully renovated, Sussex County's
premier entertainment venue reopened in 2011 as a 605 seat capacity live
performing arts center. With it's rich history and diverse programming
The Newton Theatre is essential to the buoyancy of New Jersey's Skylands
region. More information about The Newton Theatre may be found by
calling 973-383-3700 or by visiting its website at www.TheNewtonTheatre.com .