Summer Sound Series On The Pier 2013
The City Of New Bedford will host FREE summer concerts on the New Bedford Waterfront during the months of July and August!
Bring your chairs and enjoy front row seating to performances by the following bands:
* July 12th – Jeff Gobush & Thom Hiller
This virtuoso guitar and vocal duo has been rocking venues all over the South Coast and beyond for years. Hiller’s masterful upside-down guitar playing combines with Gobush’s rich, soulful voice to cover an extensive and eclectic repertoire some of the best rock and soul music ever written.
* July 19th – Joaquin Santos & Band
The hottest soul music experience around, Joaquin has been performing with the best of the best in New England. Joaquin, a New Bedford native, will feature some of the finest musicians from Boston to showcase a summer soul night on the pier with R & B, funk and some blues!
* July 26th – Ritmo Masacote
A 13 piece Cuban Salsa Orchestra Powerhouse comprised of some of Berklee’s most talented professors/alums/students and NY & Boston’s finest musicians. Many of the members are in their early twenties, but don’t let them fool you. This young, charismatic cast produces commanding presentations full of life, spirit, and contagious energy. The orchestra was created with the purpose to bridge the growing divide between the music and dance genres by making listeners want to move and dancers want to play.
* August 9th – Craig DeMelo The Whiskey Poet
The twenty-eight year old has been playing stages from coast-to-coast since 2002. He’s been to every major club in New England, opening for such National Acts as Howie Day, Hootie and the Blowfish, Matchbox 20, the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Less than Jake, and Griffin House. He’s also had three successful tours in California in 2007, 2008, and 2009. Along the way, he’s written over 80 songs.
* August 16th – Living On A Bad Name
National act Bon Jovi tribute that was born right here in New Bedford in 2010. Since then this rock band has risen to a “blue chip” tribute act, having played in 9 states and in over 120 venues. World renowned guitarist Ethan Brosh and former local radio celebrity Ken Pittman lead this fun filled act and encourage audiences to sing and dance stage side all night long.
* August 23rd – Jammin: A Tribute To Bob Marley
CHRIS WATERS portrays Bob Marley in JAMMIN’: A Tribute To Bob Marley. They are the PREMIERE Bob Marley Tribute worldwide!! You will find NO OTHER band that recreates the sights and sounds of Bob Marley’s 70′s stage performance like JAMMIN’.
*August 30th – The J.Kelley Band
A Rock ’N’ Roll Pop/Rock revelation out of New Bedford, MA. Mixing heartfelt lyrics, sing-a-long choruses, and excellent musicianship with energetic live shows, J.Kelley and the band turn new listeners into instant fans.