The Island Manor of Chincoteague

Spend New Year’s Eve on Chincoteage Island!

December 9th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

Why spend New Year’s Eve on Chincoteage Island? Chincoteage Island is always a fun place to be and New Year’s Eve is no exception.

This year, legendary musician Bill Toms and blues guitarist Chaz DePaolo will once again be performing at the Island Theatre on New Year’s Eve.

Bill Toms will be at the Island Theatre on New Year's Eve on Chincoteage Island

Bill Toms performing with The Boss, Bruce Springsteen

During his 19 years playing lead guitar and singing back-up vocals for Pittsburgh’s Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers, Bill Toms toured the US and Europe repeatedly, opening for the likes of The Band, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Little Feat, and Stevie Ray Vaughn.

Toms’ has recorded 7 studio albums under his belt and one live concert album. One, the acclaimed “American Babylon” from 1995, was recorded and produced by Bruce Springsteen. His latest, 2011’s “Memphis,” has been widely lauded and demonstrates guitarist’s evolution intoone of the best orators in the music world today. Toms deep connection with the roots of rhythm and blues, soul, folk, and rock and roll, combined with his natural storytelling gift are a real treat to witness.

Chaz DePaolo will be at the Island Theatre on New Year's Eve on Chincoteage Island

Blues guitarist Chaz DePaolo

Internationally acclaimed, NY area, rock and blues guitarist Chaz DePaolo has toured extensively in the US, Canada, and Europe and has performed on stage with Buddy Miles, Jose Feliciano, Commander Cody, among others. He brings a visceral passion to his music that will have you up and moving.

The Island Theatre opens its doors at 7:30pm and the show starts at 8. Beer and wine will be sold at the event to those with valid ID. For those hoping to attend the Pony Island Horseshoe Drop, the show ends at 11:30pm, giving you plenty of time to head over to catch the revelers at the Costume Promenade and the drop of the horseshoe at midnight.

Proceeds from the ticket sales go towards preservation of the Island Theatre. Come on out for New Year’s Eve on Chincoteage Island and to support the Island Theatre.

The Legendary Bill Toms and
The Acclaimed Chaz DePaulo
New Year’s Eve at the Island Theatre
7:30pm to 11:30pm

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