Live Gigs

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Dusty's Crafty Cassoulet Crew

12th ANNUAL CASSOULET COOKOFF Biba of Williamsburg, 110 Kent Avenue at North 8th street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Join Dusty Wright's Nomads at this amazing food & drinks event in Willamsburg, Brooklyn! Join host Jimmy Carbone of Food Karma for this all-inclusive event where you can sample 10 styles of cassoulet plus craft beer, spirits, cider and more! Cassoulet is the ultimate winter dish -- French traditions meet New England baked beans, Texas BBQ brisket burnt ends and beans, California vegetarian beans casserole, and many other chef-driven styles. Purchase tickets here.

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Dusty Wright's Nomads New Decade Gig

SHRINE WORLD MUSIC VENUE 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd New York, NY 10030

First gig of the new year and new decade! "Maximum Americana" is alive and well at the Nomad's favorite uptown venue in NYC. Join vocalist/guitarist Dusty, lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis, bassist Kevin Mackall, drummer Phil Ligori, and vocalist Caitlin Bement.

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Dusty Wright's Nomads in Harlem

SHRINE WORLD MUSIC VENUE 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd New York, NY 10030

"Maximum Americana" is alive and well at the Nomad's favorite uptown venue in NYC. Join vocalist/guitarist Dusty, lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis, bassist Kevin Mackall, drummer Phil Ligori, and vocalist Caitlin Bement.

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Dusty Wright's Nomads Invade Akron, Pt. 2

MUSICA 51 E. Market Street, Akron, OH 44308 

Dusty Wright's Nomads -- Dusty on vocals/guitar/harmonica, Jonathan K. Bendis on guitar, Kevin Mackall on bass, Phil Ligori on drums -- invade Dusty's hometown.

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Dusty Wright's Nomads in Harlem

SHRINE WORLD MUSIC VENUE 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd New York, NY 10030

They're back at their favorite uptown venue in NYC. Join vocalist/guitarist Dusty Wright, lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis, bassist Kevin Mackall, drummer Phil Ligori, and vocalist Caitlin Bement for a rousing set of "Maximum Americana."

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Dusty Wright's Nomads in Harlem

SHRINE WORLD MUSIC VENUE 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd New York, NY 10030

"Maximum Americana" with Dusty Wright's Nomads -- singer-songwriter Dusty, lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis, bassist Kevin Mackall, vocalist Caitlin Bement, and drummer Phil Ligori.

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Pig Island 2019

PIG ISLAND 2019 Erie Basin Park, next to the Ikea Parking Lot in Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Dusty Wright & The Bush Hogs (Jonathan K. Bendis, Kevin Mackall, Phil Ligori, Caitlin Bement) are the featured performers at this annual pork fest. Some tickets remainl available on the Pig Island website.

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Dusty Wright's Nomads Back in Harlem

SHRINE WORLD MUSIC VENUE 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd New York, NY 10030

"Maximum Americana" with Dusty Wright's Nomads -- singer-songwriter Dusty, lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis, bassist Kevin Mackall, drummer and Phil Ligori.

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Dusty Wright's Nomads Hit Steel City

WEXFORD ALE HOUSE 10501 Perry Highway, Wexford, PA 15090

Dusty Wright's Nomads -- Dusty on vocals/guitar/harmonica, Jonathan K. Bendis on guitar, Kevin Mackall on bass -- will be playing at this hipster brew pub.

 

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Dusty Wright's Nomads Invade The Windy City

SOUTHPORT ART FEST W. Waveland Ave. & N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 

Dusty Wright's Nomads -- Dusty on vocals/guitar/harmonica, Jonathan K. Bendis on guitar, Kevin Mackall on bass -- will be playing at this yearly Art & Music Street Fest in Chicago. Admission is free. Look for us on the music stage at Southport & Grace.

 

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Dusty Wright's Nomads in the Rubber City

UNCORKED 22 High Street, Akron, Ohio 44308

Dusty Wright's Nomads -- Dusty on vocals/guitar/harmonica, Jonathan K. Bendis on guitar, Kevin Mackall on bass -- will be playing in Dusty's hometown.

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Make Music Day 2019

CENTRAL PARK DANA DISCOVERY PLAZA In Central Park, off of Central Park North & Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 

Dusty Wright's Nomads will be playing at the very popular public park space Dana Discovery Plaza in Central Park off of Central Park North & just west of Fifth Avenue; at the northeast corner of the Harlem Meer and features the park's only environmental education center. Make Music is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 800 cities in 120 countries. This is the third year Dusty will be participating. 

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The Dusty Wright Five

SHRINE WORLD MUSIC VENUE 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd New York, NY 10030

"Maximum Americana" with The Dusty Wright 5 -- singer-songwriter Dusty, lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis, bassist Kevin Mackall, drummer Pete DeMeo, and vocalist Caitlin Bement. 

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The Dusty Wright Five

RIB KING NYC 2019 Biba of Williamsburg, 110 Kent Avenue at North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Dusty & His Porsksters join forces with foodie guru Jimmy Carbone, creator of Brisket King NYC and Pig Island NYC, and other pitmasters and chefs in the NYC area, for a celebration of ribs at Rib King NYC 2019. This year’s event is produced by Food Karma Projects and curated by NYC BBQ, the best resource for all things barbecue in NYC. The all-inclusive event features live music, ribs, beer, cider, spirits, and much more. Get tickets here.

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Dusty & Friends

TRIAD THEATRE 158 W. 72nd Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10023 

Dusty Wright & his musical pals (Jonathan K. Bendis, Matt Goeke, Caitlin Bement, Peter Hamilton, Yael Shacham, Kevin Mackall, Mina Dylan) perform original songs and the cover songs that inspired them. Also performing will be Evie Dolan (School of Rock Broadway musical) with Ellie Adams. Plus special guest vocalist Dana Fuchs. Purchase tickets here.

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Dusty In Harlem

SHRINE WORLD MUSIC VENUE 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd New York, NY 10030

"Maximum Americana" with The Dusty Wright Quintet -- vocalist/guitarist Dusty, lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis, bassist Kevin Mackall, drummer Pete DeMeo, and vocalist Caitlin Bement. 

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The Dusty Wright Trio

CONEY ISLAND BABY 169 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009

"Maximum Americana" with The Dusty Wright Trio -- vocalist/guitarist Dusty, lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis, and bassist Kevin Mackall. Purchase tickets here.

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The Dusty Wright Five

11th ANNUAL CASSOULET COOKOFF Biba of Williamsburg, 110 Kent Avenue at North 8th street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

This year's event is at a larger venue with more food, craft beer, cider, wine, and spirits. Co-hosted by writer Lew Bryson, author of Tasting Whiskey, who will curate the whiskeys and spirits, and celebrity media judges including festival founder Jimmy Carbone. Purchase tickets here.

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Dusty In Harlem

SHRINE WORLD MUSIC VENUE 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York, NY 10030

"Maximum Americana" with vocalist/guitarist Dusty, lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis, bassist Anton Oppenheimer, drummer Phil Ligori, and vocalist Caitlin Bement. 

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Dusty & Friends

TRIAD THEATRE 158 W. 72nd Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10023

Dusty will joined by his favorite music comrades as he plays selections from his catalog as well as tunes from his forthcoming 7th album Gliding Towards Oblivion. Purchase tickets here.

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Dusty In Harlem

SHRINE WORLD MUSIC VENUE 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York, NY 10030 

Joining vocalist/guitarist Dusty Wright will be lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis, bassist Peter Hamilton, and drummer Pete DeMeo.

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Make Music Day 2018

ANITA'S WAY 135 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036 

The Dusty Wright Quintet will be playing at the very popular public art space Anita's Way at Times Square. Make Music is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 800 cities in 120 countries. This is the second year Dusty will be participating. 

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Dusty Waters

SHRINE WORLD MUSIC VENUE 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, New York, NY 10030 

Dusty Wright and David Lee Waters lead their new side project quartet into the frays of roots-rock and jamband wonder.

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Dusty In Harlem

SHRINE WORLD MUSIC VENUE 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York, NY 10030 

The Dusty Wright Quintet with vocalist/guitarist Dusty Wright, lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis, vocalist Caitlin Bement, bassist Anton Oppenheimer, and drummer Ira Zadikow.

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Youth Shall Be Served Show

TRIAD THEATRE 158 West 72nd Street, New York, NY 10023

A musical b-day celebration for Dusty's lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis. Joining us will be special guest star actress/singer Evie Dolan (School of Rock) performing some wonderful music along with cool cover songs from Steve Martin, Dylan, Buffalo Springfield, Lou Reed, and other guest performers and surprises.

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Dusty In Nashville Showcase

THE MUSIC LOFT 219 2nd Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37201

Dusty Wright and his band plays this invitation-only showcase in Nashville on Wednesday, 5/16 at 6:30pm at the stunning Music Loft.