Source: Rite of Summer Music Festival.
The 11th Season of Rite of Summer Music Festival on Governors Island this May through September! Artistic Directors Pam Goldberg and Blair McMillen have programmed a phenomenal season of free concerts featuring Grand Band, violinist Curtis Stewart, The Westerlies, and Sybarite5.
Violinist Curtis Stewart on Saturday, July 16th at 1pm & 3pm
of Love: a follow up to his GRAMMY nominated album OF POWER
Music of Alice Coltrane, Johannes Brahms, Greek Folk Tunes, Duke Ellington, Henry Purcell, The Killers, Bill Withers, JS Bach, Kendrick Lamar & Curtis Stewart
The Westerlies on Saturday, August 20th at 1pm & 3pm
Brass Roots: American Folk Traditions
Music of Woody Guthrie, the Golden Gate Quartet, John Prine, Judee Sill, Duke Ellington & Charles Ives
Sybarite5 on Saturday, September 10th at 1pm & 3pm
The Revolve Tour
Centered around Andy Akiho’s epic work Revolve from their recent album, with new works written for the group by Kamala Sankaram, Jackson Greenberg, Aleksandra Vrebalov, Pedro Giraudo, Jessica Meyer, Shawn Conley, Jobina Tinnemans, alongside music of the Punch Brothers, Komitas & Radiohead