2013 Washington College Riverfront Concert Series
Date: 6:30pm EDT July 11, 2013
The popular Washington College Riverfront Concert Series, hosted by the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, returns this week with the second of three free Thursday evening concerts on the riverfront lawn of the Custom House. This Thursday night the Hula Monsters deliver their signature eclectic mix of swing, rockabilly, Hawaiian, blues, and traditional country/honky tonk tunes. The series concludes on July 25 with Jennifer Cutting’s award-winning Celtic, folk and folk-rock ensemble OCEAN Quartet featuring acclaimed vocalist Lisa Moscatiello.
All the Washington College Riverfront Concert Series events begin at 6:30 PM behind the Custom House, corner of High and Water streets in downtown Chestertown. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets, lawn chairs and picnic dinners. Lemonade and cookies will be provided free of charge. In case of inclement weather, concerts will take place in The Egg, a performance space in Hodson Hall Commons on the main Washington College campus.
Launched by the Starr Center in 2010, the Riverfront Concert Series builds on the Center’s longstanding interest in the musical traditions of the Chesapeake Bay and its rich heritage of storytelling. The series host is the Starr Center’s program manager, Michael Buckley, whose weekly radio program on Annapolis-based WRNR, 103.1 FM (Sundays, 7 to 10 AM) includes the widely acclaimed interview series “Voices of the Chesapeake Bay.”
“We were happy that last summer’s concerts drew such an enthusiastic response from the community,” says Adam Goodheart, Hodson Trust-Griswold Director of the Starr Center. “We’re delighted to be able to provide more opportunities for our friends and neighbors to enjoy great concert events here on the beautiful Chester River waterfront.”
A hui hou!