Hair of the Dog plans performance

NORTHVILLE -?The Celtic band Hair of the Dog will perform Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Northville Waterfront Park on Main Street.

The event is sponsored by the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Northville Central School auditorium on Bridge Street.

Hair of the Dog has released 10 CDs, including “At The Parting Glass,” “Let It Flow,” “Donegal” and “Liam Left The Lights On Again,” a news release said.

The band members include Larry Packer, who was a member of Sha Na Na, had a top 10 hit with a Jimi Hendrix-produced band called Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys, and appeared with The Band in Martin Scorsese’s “The Last Waltz,” the news release said.

He also was a guest on the third episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” The episode aired Oct. 25, 1975, the news release said.

Packer’s name appears on albums and playbills from many major acts, including Hall and Oates, Lou Reed, The Band, Phoebe Snow and the New York Rock Ensemble, the news release said.