Music Series & Beer Garden

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Join us each Thursday evening for a free, after-work show in the park featuring inspired performances by innovative musicians from across the region. Meet up with friends new and old, relax in the Trinity Brewhouse and Revival Brewing beer garden and enjoy the park with lawn games and delicious food truck fare. Beer garden is open from 4:30 – 7:30pm with music from 5:30PM – 7pm. Every Thursday, Burnside Park. This is a free, family-friendly event for all ages!

The 2013 season is curated by Jess Powers of WaterFire Providence and the Jes Powers Project, and showcases many of Rhode Islands most talented acts. Don’t miss the first Thursday evening with “The “Funky Autocrats”, one of Rhode Island’s newest & hottest funk group. Formed in 2011, Bloom brought together some of Rhode Island’s funkiest musicians with the sole purpose of playing the classic funk, R&B and soul songs rarely heard nowadays. This band will have you dancing and singing, perfect for enjoying music and the gorgeous summer days of Providence.

PLUS discount Parking at the Biltmore Garage, 51 Washington Street, is available from 5pm to 8pm, tickets will be validated at Burnside Park.

2013 Schedule

July 11: Mark Cutler and the Men of Great Courage; Sara Azriel
http://www.reverbnation.com/markcutler
www.saraazriel.com

July 18: Smith & Weeden
www.smithandweeden.bandcamp.com
Hosted by the Biltmore Garage

July 25: Criss Cross Futu-Futu
www.facebook.com/CrissCrossFutuFutu
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c45D0EiJXmo
Hosted by Gilbane Development

August 1: The Silks
http://thesilksmusic.bandcamp.com/album/down-at-the-heel
Hosted by Nappa Construction

August 8: Boo City
http://www.boocitymusic.com/

August 15: The Parkington Sisters
www.parkingtonsisters.com
Hosted by Citizens Bank

August 22: Tyler-James Kelly + Jess Powers; Roz Raskin and the Rice Cakes
https://www.facebook.com/thejespowersproject
http://www.thericecakes.com/
Hosted by Bank of America

August 29: The ‘Mericans
http://themericans.com/
Hosted by O’Connor Capital Properties

September 5th: The Funky AutoCrats
https://www.facebook.com/FunkyAutocratsHosted by McLaughlin & Moran

The 2013 Season is sponsored by: Citizens Bank, McLaughlin & Moran, Bank of America, Nappa Construction, Biltmore Garage, Gilbane Development, WaterFire Providence, Trinity Brewhouse, Revival Brewing

With additional support from: The Providence Foundation, Biltmore Garage, City of Providence, Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, Department of Parks & Recreation, Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy, 95.5 WBRU, Kidoinfo, Providence Monthly, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts