Category Archives: Summer Sounds

Artbits-August 17, 2017

The Big Music Weeks of Summer continue with a huge lineup including the Summer Sounds season finale with Mark Shelton. Chris & Erica, Will Patton and Mark Struhsacker, the Nobby Reed Project twice, Jenni Johnson, Sergio Torres, Cooper and Lavoie, AmerikanaBlue, Frevo, Shake, Donna Thunder and the Storm, Art DeQuasie and Dayve Huckett, Fossil Fuel Band and the MoFo’s, and the Irregulars. There are Laughs For Larry and an Island Arts centennial.
David Winchester and Mike Barkyoumb exhibit. There’s a Paint and Sip, an art workshop, and a $30,000 grant. Continue reading

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Artbits-July 27, 2017

The Big Music Weeks of Summer continue. Mango Jam plays Summer Sounds. The Opera House begins The King and I. The 25th annual Jig in the Valley takes flight. Will Patton and Mark Struhsacker, Arthur James, The Duel, The Buck Hollers, BBP, Nobby Reed, Dana and Susan Robinson, IncaHoots, and the John Lackard Blues Band have gigs. The Fraank Band/Starburst reunite. The Grind hosts Open Mic. Twiggs has Paint Nite. Continue reading

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Artbits-July 20, 2017

The Big Music Weeks of Summer see David Rosane and the Zookeepers in Summer Sounds. Carol Ann Jones shows the Power of Music. Will Patton and Mark Struhsacker, Jenni Johnson, IncaHoots, Sergio Torres, The Duo, Roy and the Wrecks, Justice, the Girls Rock Vermont Showcase, Shake, the Blue Rock Boys, Montana Russell-Greene with Jared Kenyon and Kai Jamil, the Brewster Bros. with Isaac French and the Take Five jazz ensemble perform. Northern Exposure and The Giggles & Jiggles take the stage. NVAA has a show, the Library has an auction and the Grind hosts a workshop. Sidewalk Chalk Day is here. There is a Family Movie Night. Continue reading

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Artbits-July 6, 2017

The 27th year of Summer Sounds concerts at home has Anderson-Gram. R. B. Harper has a solo show at NMC and the A.I.R. features Cristin Dewar, Russell Fellows, Paule Gingras, and Linda Wirts. Pinwheels in the Park spin. Theater Camp at the House. The Nobby Reed Project, Mark LeGrand, Chris & Erica, Fiasco, Lewis Franco & the Missing Cats, the Brown Eyed Girls, No Left Turn and the Sky Blue Boys perform. There’s a Musical Gathering and Northern Exposure. One Writer’s Beginnings is a memorable memoir. Continue reading

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Artbits-August 25, 2016

Summer Sounds is resting up for next year but there is still plenty of music playing as the Big Music Weeks of Summer continue. The Opera House needs stars. Carol Ann Jones, Nobby Reed twice, the Tony Whedon Trio, Chad Hollister, The Duo, Sean Casey, Almost Nowhere, Bruce and Mary, Coon Hill John Band, Donna Thunder and Friends, Rick Norcross, the Austin Piazzolla Quintet, PossumHaw, and A&M plus Northern Exposure, Brews for Rescues, and Vermont’s Music Showcase at the Champlain Valley Fair. Continue reading

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Artbits-August 18, 2016

The Big Music Weeks of Summer continue. Summer Sounds presents the Christopher Dean Band. Barbie-N-Bones, Jenni Johnson, Bob Young, the Smokey Newfield Project, Chris and Erica, Justice, Carol Ann Jones and Will Patton twice, the Nobby Reed Project, Rushmore, the Vermont Fiddle Orchestra, and Comedy For A Cause all take to a stage near you. FCTC celebrates 25. The Opera House needs stars. St. Albans has Chairs and Swanton has Nightmares. Bitter Losses premieres. And there will be Book Butchering! Continue reading

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