Professor Louie & the Crowmatix to play benefit in Hurley

Professor Louie & the Crowmatix

The Hurley Heritage Society will present Grammy-nominated Professor Louie & the Crowmatix in concert on Saturday, September 23, with all proceeds to support the mission of the Society. The show will begin at 7 p.m. in the Hurley Reformed Church, located at 11 Main Street in Hurley.

Professor Louie & the Crowmatix are a Woodstock-based American roots musical group led by Aaron Louis Hurwitz, nicknamed Professor Louie by Rick Danko of the Band. Professor Louie has recorded and produced music for many artists in LRS Studios in Hurley for more than 30 years. Located on the farm of John and Anna Kaufman, the studio looks out over the fields that inspired the critically acclaimed 2016 album, Music from Hurley Mountain.

Professor Louie collaborated with the Band for more than 15 years, co-producing the Band’s Jericho, High on the Hog and Jubilation. The Crowmatix are made up of Professor Louie (vocals, keyboards, accordion), Miss Marie (vocals, piano percussion), Gary Burke (drums), Frank Campbell (bass and backing vocals) and John Platania (guitar and backing vocals).


Tickets cost $25 at the show or $20 in advance online at or at the museum at 52 Main Street in Hurley on weekends from 1 to 4 p.m. More information is available by calling (845) 338-7686.