Raitt, The Jayhawks play AMERICANAFEST NYC
Monday, July 10, 2017
– The fourth annual AMERICANAFEST NYC is coming to the Big Apple in August with The Jayhawks and Bonnie Raitt playing.
The line-up is:
Traveller, Flaco Jiménez and Amanda Shires on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 2 p.m. at Hearst Plaza
The Jayhawks, A Celebration of Chuck Berry with musical director Vernon Reid and Low Cut Connie on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. at Damrosch Park Bandshell
Bonnie Raitt, Don Bryant, Sunday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. at Damrosch Park Bandshell.
Traveller is the side project of solo artists Jonny Fritz, Robert Ellis, and Cory Chisel. Shires currently has been touring, playing fiddle for husband Jason Isbell, but she has a recording career on her own. Memphis soul man Don Bryant was the songwriter behind Hi Record classics like Ann Peebles' "I Can't Stand the Rain."
All concerts are free.
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