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3 Women • 3 Lives • 13 Stories Lucky 13 opens for Vance Gilbert again-this time at the famous Katherine Hepburn Cultural Center!

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Old Saybrook, CT…. Saturday, April 3, 2010... By now the name Lucky 13 sounds familiar to most from the area. After a tumultuous first year that ended in one of it’s core members leaving, the trio launched it’s second year with the addition of legendary back up vocalist Diane Garisto who is now not only a lead singer, but contributing percussion and her well crafted songs to round out the repertoire.

Lucky 13 unites the talents of Connecticut native Cathy Kreger, Marci Geller & Diane Garisto whose solo credits prior to the project include: opening for Bonnie Raitt and Taj Mahal (Kreger), Performing on Live! With Regis & being named one of the Top 10 Best Singer/Songwriters by Performing Songwriter Magazine (Geller) and touring with Laura Nyro, Steely Dan and singing on Graceland and River of Dreams (Garisto). “We have all experienced success on our own, but at this age, it’s nice to have some company on the road…that and it sure helps having extra hands to lug equipment!” teases founding member Marci Geller. Together they have a synergistic blend of folk, jazz and blues woven together by warm and rich harmonies.

In the short time the trio has been together, Lucky 13 has garnered airplay and in-studios at radio stations across the Northeast including: WFUV, WSHU, WPKN, WUSB, WOR, WHUD, WLIU to name a few. They were a featured performer on the Fox Morning Show, WLNY TV and a feature article in the New York Times sang their praises. This will be there second time opening for national touring artist Vance Gilbert and have also opened for notables John Flynn, Jack Hardy & KJ Denhert. They recently song swapped in an invitation only showcase with Buskin & Batteau, Pete Kennedy and Kevin So at the 2009 NERFA convention.

"Their chemistry is really kind of magical,” -John Platt, WFUV 90.7 FM

After successfully touring the northeast and becoming a well loved “buzz” band, they are now continuing to broaden their audience with the recording of their second CD to be released by Sonic Underground in 2010. The future is looking bright for this trio of feisty, talented women. “I think the real true beauty of this group is that we are each at an age where we’ve stopped pursuing the elusive brass ring and have put our energy into the music. We each have something to say because of the lives we’ve lived, and that comes across in our music.” explains Geller. Catch them April 3rd at the Katherine Hepburn Cultural Center for an evening that celebrates the human spirit as the set the stage for the amazing Vance Gilbert.

The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Center is located at 300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475, Phone: 860-510-0473. Show time is 8:00pm. For more information or

Please include in your calendar listings: Saturday, April 3, 2010, National touring act Lucky 13 featuring Marci Geller, Cathy Kreger & Diane Garisto in concert at The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Center. For more information call: 860-510-0473 or by Internet www. or
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