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Rusted Root’s Michael Glabicki and Dirk Miller make their only Connecticut tour stop at The Ridgefield Playhouse on May 8

Rusted Root frontman Michael Glabicki is teaming up with bandmate Dirk Miller for an outdoor show at The Ridgefield Playhouse!  The duo will make their only Connecticut tour stop on Saturday, May 8 at 7:30pm as part of the Pepsi Rock Series Powered by Xfinity. 

Purchase your tickets HERE.

Fans can enjoy this night of Rusted Root hits, deep cuts and new music with this outdoor show, socially distanced under the tent at The Playhouse.  Livestream tickets are also available for those who want to watch from home.  Just in time for Mother’s Day – all ticket holders will be entered to win beautiful tri-color necklace and gift certificate from Silver Ribbon Jewelry of Westport!  Award-winning, mixologist created, natural Ready To Serve cocktails will be available for purchase at the bar from our sponsor On The Rocks Premium Cocktails 

Rusted Root is best known for their Platinum-selling album, “When I Woke,” which produced the hit song “Send Me On My Way,” and launched the band into international stardom. Alongside acts like Blues Traveler, Dave Matthews Band and Widespread Panic, Rusted Root toured relentlessly and recorded major label albums for years to come.  

Glabicki is now bringing his distinct vocals and blend of acoustic folk, rock and world music into stripped-down performances with the help of Dirk Miller.  A multi-faceted musician, producer and songwriter, Glabicki’s duo shows feature your favorite Rusted Root tunes, Deep Cuts, & New Material!  Make it a great night out with dinner and a show – visit Bareburger (38 Danbury Road, Ridgefield) before the show and enjoy a complimentary glass of house wine or draft beer with your entrée when you show your ticket! Rusted Root is a featured artist of media sponsor 95.9fm The Fox.

Rusted Root evolved around Glabicki’s distinct sound and grew into a musical entity that has thrived in a non-genre-specific category all its own. Rusted Root built their career around dramatic performances; their polyrhythmic, multicultural rock and soul picked up fans like a junkyard magnet as they swept across the nation on tour. Their latest album, 2012’s “The Movement,” continues to maintain a strong foothold in world/jam/rock music.

In many ways, Glabicki is starting this process all over again. He is challenging himself to write in completely new and different ways to create an entirely new soundscape as a solo artist. He takes all the new songs and old favorites Rusted Root has been performing and plays re-envisioned versions of them in more intimate settings. He has toured nationally as a solo act and as a duo; although he maintains his roots with Rusted Root, the sound is very different. Live, both Glabicki and Miller play acoustic and electric, and Glabicki often adds rhythm with a kick drum, creating a much fuller sound and energy than a traditional duo.

For more information or to purchase touchless print at home ticket ($39.50, Livestream $25) go online at www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org or, you can visit or call the box office (203) 438-5795.  The Playhouse is currently doing socially distanced, limited capacity seating. Concession/bar can be ordered via our mobile site so that you can pick it up on the way in, or get notified when it is ready for you to pick up once in the theater.  The Ridgefield Playhouse is a non-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT and is committed to keeping the arts alive and available to all.

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