Join us at beautiful River Island Art Park in downtown Woonsocket for 3rd of 10 FREE concerts for the Levitt AMP Woonsocket Music Series. Concerts will continue every Friday from June 14-August 23 (skipping July 5).
This double header evening of pop and country features New Jersy twins Nalani & Sarina and Knoxville/Nashfille based Mike Nash & Southern Drawl Band. The evening will offer special recognition for all first responders. Thank you for keeping us safe!
The Levitt AMP Woonsocket Music Series is FREE and open to the public. Come ready to eat, dance, and have a great time! Bring a friend and something to sit on.
5pm – Park Opens to the Public
6pm – Music Begins with Nalani & Sarina
7:00pm – Intermission performance by Dan’s Martial Arts Center
7:30pm – Music Continues with Mike Nash & Southern Drawl Band
See the entire concert schedule at www.levittamp.org/woonsocket
ABOUT NALANI & SARINA
Nalani and Sarina, identical twins sisters from New Jersey, have developed a distinctive blend of traditional soul-rock and modern pop that’s bound to keep their faces in the spotlight for years to come. The sisters’ smart, kinetic live shows—whether performed as a duo or with their band—have made the duo a favorite on the Northeastern club scene. Their most recent album, The Circle (2018), is being digitally distributed worldwide by Kobalt/AWAL Music. Legendary music critic/SiriusXM radio host Dave Marsh has called their material “a splendid melding of ‘classic’ and contemporary styles” and “some of the best music being made today.” In the review of the album’s first single, “Young & Inexperienced,” Billboard raved “Like other great songwriters, Nalani and Sarina are channeling the emotions of their era.” In the review of their album, NJArts.net praised Nalani & Sarina as “one of the best new musical acts to come out of NJ in a long time,” describing their music as “a voice for their generation.”
ABOUT SOUTHERN DRAWL BAND
Sweating out their own brand of country music, Southern Drawl Band has been relentlessly touring the U.S. from coast to coast since the band’s beginnings in 2012, playing over 200 shows a year to sold-out crowds of fiercely loyal fans. The country rock group’s ambitious tour schedule prompts fans to travel hundreds of miles for their shows. “Tirelessly building our grassroots fan base from the ground up is the key to our success,” says Mike Nash, frontman and guitarist for the band. Growing up in Nashville, Nash played music in east Tennessee solely as “Nashville Mike,” but it was a request for an Old Crow Medicine Show song that led him to call former Southern Drawl bandmate Rich Killingsworth. They formed a band and made a name for themselves in the local music scene playing classic country covers in small venues. That eventually brought them opportunities to perform alongside prominent country and rock artists Lynyrd Skynrd, Jimmy Buffett, Aaron Tippin, Neil McMcoy, Blackberry Smoke, Pure Prarie League and Cody Canada.
In 2012, the University of Tennessee debuted the band’s music video for their rock cover of the official Tennessee state song, “Rocky Top” by the Osborne Brothers. The video was played on Neyland Stadium’s Jumbo-tron and watched by a crowd of over 102,000 people during football season. Southern Drawl Band’s cover went on to become one of the famed song’s most popular versions and was even played on NBC’s Sunday Night Football for millions of viewers in celebration of Peyton Manning’s record-breaking touchdown pass in October of 2014. This show will be the group’s third Levitt AMP Music Series performance after wowing Levitt AMP Carson City audiences in 2016 and 2017.
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Concert Location & Parking Info: RIVER ISLAND ART PARK
River Island Art Park is located at 95 Bernon Street, Woonsocket RI. The park offers plenty of open grass for seating and is right along the beautiful Blackstone River.
Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to the open lawn concert setting. All ages are welcome, and admission is FREE.
Free parking is available at municipal lots throughout the city.
For inclement weather updates, check this Facebook page for the latest information.
The Levitt AMP Woonsocket Music Series is made possible by the generous support of Levitt Foundation, NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley, City of Woonsocket, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Downtown Woonsocket Collaborative, Woonsocket Representative Morin, Phillips, and Casey, The Pomodoro, Navigant Credit Union, Soucy Insurance Agency, Santander Bank US, Citizens Bank, The Washington Trust Company, Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, Saint James Baptist Church, Rocky’s Ace Hardware, Woonsocket YMCA, Community Care Alliance, The Tyra Club, O’Hearne Associates, David and Charlene Soucy.
“The Levitt AMP Woonsocket Music Series is supported in part by the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, a private foundation that empowers towns and cities across America to transform underused public spaces into thriving destinations through the power of free, live music. Learn more at levitt.org.