LEADLIGHTS

Leadlights is a collective of NYC string players who are passionate about sharing both contemporary and classical music with diverse communities through interactive performances and workshops. The talented quartet, comprised of accomplished soloists who have performed at concert halls worldwide, perform a playful program with selections by Debussy, Ravel, Schubert, and NYC composer Jessie Montgomery.

RIVER & BLUES: AMYTHYST KIAH

Rising star Amythyst Kiah’s Tennessee influenced americana roots music showcases her deliciously fluid and powerful voice reminiscent of greats such as Odetta and Tracy Chapman. Her adept banjo and guitar picking skills create unique takes on classics while exhibiting a style all her own. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience this hypnotizing emerging talent.

TARANTELLA

Join Boston based ensemble Newpoli in an exploration of southern Italian tarantella and pizzica! Let yourself be enchanted by their mesmerizing, trance-inducing mix of classics and originals inspired by the cultures of the Mediterranean Sea. Wear your long skirts, wave scarves and learn a few simple steps that will transport you to an Italian village summer festival!

RIVER & BLUES: LOW CUT CONNIE

The contagious joy of a Low Cut Connie show starts onstage and quickly spreads throughout the crowd. The rootsy, soulful sounds explode into high-octane, red-blooded, American rock-and-roll driven by the pounding piano of frontman Adam Weiner. They will be performing songs from five studio albums including their latest release Dirty Pictures (Part 2), which Rolling Stone describes as “a stand-alone triumph of missionary zeal.”