On Thurs. June 7 it’s Jazz, with national act The Grey Sargent Quartet. Guitarist Grey and bassist Marshall Wood, both from the current Tony Bennett Orchestra, bring their own award-winning quartet to the Courthouse for a rare area appearance. Joining them on piano is Tim Ray, musical director for the Lyle Lovett orchestra, and Marty Richards on drums.
Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez - featuring the “Beehive Queen” Christine, lead vocalist for NBC’s Saturday Night Orchestra - will deliver a performance of sweet Soul music on Thurs., Sept. 6. Appearing with Christine on guitar is former Joe Cocker musical director Cliff Goodwin.
Rock stars join the mix on Oct. 4, with former chart-topper Jon Butcher (Jon Butcher Axis), Charlie Farren (Farrenheit)
As a very special season end on Thurs., Nov. 8, Folk revivalists Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur, who first worked together in the 1960s in the Jim Kweskin Jug Band, bring a rare joint appearance and multi-instrumental event to the Courthouse.
Opening for this concert is Josh Schurman, combining strong vocals with deft finger-style guitar playing with a unique blend of blues, country folk and roots.
Series subscribers (4 or 5 shows) get the benefit of reserved priority seating – no line, no wait. Buy five shows and save $15. Tickets are $20 - $25, and are on sale now. Contact the Box Office for tickets, 401-782-1018 ext.3. For more information on the Courthouse Center for the Arts and its programs, visit www.courthousearts.org.