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FREE MUSIC FESTIVAL!!

August 25th, 2019 Sunday 12-6pm


The SIXTH Annual!


Rose Larisa Park

Riverside, Rhode Island

(across from the carousel)

Relax on the lawn and enjoy a FREE music festival!

Bring a lawn chair, a blanket and maybe even a picnic lunch or dinner

There is a parking lot at the park and across the street behind the carousel. 

There will be food trucks and Blount Clam Shack across the street. 

City of East Providence regulations state this is a non-smoking event.

Main Stage Performing Artists To Be Announced Soon!

Performing Artists Booked for the Songcrafter Stage

Allysen Callery

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Songcrafter Stage cohost Allysen Callery is an American folksinger from Bristol , RI, whose delicate, austere sound has been compared to classic British folk artists like Sandy Denny and Nick Drake.

Winner of the Motif Music awards Best Female Vocalist (Americana) 2019.

Lisa Bastoni

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Drawing from a classical education and multi-instrumental background, Kala Farnham presents a hallmark reinvention of the folk tradition, drawing audiences into imaginative re-creations of the familiar world through vivid storytelling and metaphor.

Kala Farnham

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Lisa Bastoni is an award-winning songwriter based in Northampton MA, whose songs have been described as "Americana of the highest order...along the lines of Gretchen Peters or Patty Griffin" (Maverick-UK).

Ric Allendorf

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Ric Allendorf is a native New England singer-songwriter whose intuitively familiar songs reveal a quiet hope that lives behind our challenges; anchoring the listener in themes that draw from folk & blues, classic singer-songwriters, and traditional Celtic and British fingerstyle players.

John Faraone

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John Faraone is a singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist from Pawtucket, RI, who released his first full-length album, Light Upon, in 2018 to high critical acclaim.

Lara Herscovitch

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Lara Herscovitch is a modern American songwriter-poet-performer, creating masterful contemporary folk with blues, pop and jazz influences; former State Troubadour of CT, Sound Waves Magazine described her music as “expertly written prose… songwriting at its best… good for your ears AND your soul.” 

Swimming Bell (Katie Schottland)

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Swimming Bell is the solo project of Brooklyn-based Katie Schottland.  Schottland uses loop pedals and other effects to create expansive harmonies and soundscapes all riding upon strong and catchy melodies.

Bob Kendall

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Songcrafter Stage cohost Bob Kendall is a singer songwriter, producer, and curator living on Aquidneck Island, Rhode Island. He’s also the founding member of the bands Lifeboat, The Blood Oranges & The Brothers Kendall.

Andrew Victor

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Andrew Victor has been releasing albums and touring for sixteen years. He is now based in Westerly.

Seatbelt

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Seatbelt features members from Harvey Garbage & Cherry Pit, are an urban gothfolk duo with raw harmonies.

RI Community Food Bank

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Location of the Festival

Rose Larisa Park - East Providence, RI

This 10.0-acre park is situated between the historic Looff Carousel and the Providence River. The park includes a walking trail, picnic tables, and benches with scenic bay views.

701 Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside, RI