Guitarists Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big) and Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper) play The Chance this Saturday, June 8 at 7:30pm.
Paul Gilbert is best known for his work with the band Mr. Big (the supergroup featuring Gilbert along with singer Eric Martin, bassist Billy Sheehan and the late Pat Torpey on drums). Mr. Big saw huge success with their breakthrough album, 1991's Lean Into It featuring the smash hit "To Be With You". In addition to Mr. Big, Gilbert plays with the metal band Racer X and has maintained a successful solo career. Nita Strauss has been performing as one of Alice Cooper's touring guitarists since 2014 and is also known for her time with the all-female Iron Maiden tribute band The Iron Maidens. She released a solo album called Controlled Chaos in 2018. Hudson Valley guitarist Joe Gareri will open the show Saturday.
Tickets for Paul Gilbert, Nita Strauss and Joe Gareri are on sale ans available through ticketweb.com and the Chance box office at 845-471-1966.