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C.V. Starr Center for the


Study of the American Experience

Riverfront Gospel Music Concert Tonight!


Date: June 12, 2017
Sponsored by the Starr Center and concluding on Thursday, July 20, the 2017 Riverfront Concert Series highlights America’s diverse musical heritage from traditional folk music to contemporary Latin-influenced guitar, to the enduring sounds of gospel music.

A highlight of summer in Chestertown, Washington College’s Riverfront Concert Series debuts on June 22 at 6:30 p.m. with the Baltimore-based Americana folk duo the Honey Dewdrops. Bring your own picnic, blankets, and chairs, and enjoy a magical evening with friends, family, and neighbors on the shores of the Chester River. The free concerts take place at the Custom House lawn on the corner of High and Water Streets.

 

On Thursday, July 20, local favorites the Gospel Shepherds along with the Mighty Men of Mount Olive A.M.E. Church will conclude the series with “Down by the Riverside: A Glorious Evening of Eastern Shore Community Gospel Music.”

Produced by the Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, the 2017 Riverfront Concert Series highlights America’s diverse musical heritage. At each performance, Starr Center program manager and concert series host Michael Buckley will provide brief commentary and some cultural context. A 20-year veteran of the music world, Buckley’s eclectic weekly radio program on Annapolis-based WRNR, 103.1 FM includes the popular interview series “Voices of the Chesapeake Bay.” 

In case of inclement weather, the Honey Dewdrops will take the stage at the Norman James Theatre, Washington College.

For more information, visit starrcenter.washcoll.edu or contact Michael Buckley, 

410-810-7156. Additional support for the 2017 Riverfront Concert Series is provided by Yerkes Construction.

 

Last modified on Jul. 20th at 9:22am by Michael Buckley.