Pridefest acoustic stage, hosted by Tammy Laforest.
noon to 4 pm
South Water Street
Providence, RI 02903
As part of the Locals Covering Locals Series
Performers include Jenny White, Chris Monti, Tammy Laforest, Jacob Haller, Beth Killian, and Jeana Marie.
North Main St
Songwriters in the Round with Dave Provost, Larry Till, and Fred Carvalho. We’ll each perform three songs, one of which has to be on a theme picked by the previous month’s audience. This month’s theme is ‘OUT OF BODY EXPERIENCE’.
Noon to 6pm
Two stages of acts:
The Jen Chapin Trio (daughter of the late, legendary Harry Chapin)
Abby Gardner (of Red Molly)
Dan Lilley and the Keepers with Amy Bedard
Marc Douglas Berardo and Seatrail
Alek K. Redfearn
Johnstone and Walcoff
The 3rd annual PROVIDENCE FOLK FESTIVAL is a FREE music festival featuring some of the finest folk, acoustic and singer-songwriter acts in the RI area on two stages of music.
The Providence Folk Festival will take place on Sunday, August 28th from noon until 6pm at Roger Williams National Memorial in Downtown Providence.
Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, and maybe even a picnic lunch/dinner and relax on the lawn at the beautiful Roger Williams National Memorial and enjoy a FREE music festival! Hear In Rhode Island is a 501(c)(3) organization that presents music events in RI. HIRI has been doing this for over 20 years now starting in 1994 with the Hear In Rhode Island music festival that ran from 1994-2001. HIRI has also worked with the Newport Folk Festival and produced a stage there for nine years. Over the years HIRI has produced many, many music events, CDs and educational workshops. Currently HIRI books the Downtown Sundown Series at Roger Williams Memorial in downtown Providence. Roger Williams National Memorial is the beautiful downtown location of the original
Providence settlement of 1636. www.NPS.GOV/rowi Food trucks will be available on the street side of the park.
Roger Williams National Memorial
282 N Main St
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Brew’d Awakenings Coffeehaus
61 Market St
with Dawn Kenney and Diane Battistello
115 Empire St
with DB Rouse and The Adjuncts
43 Broad St
Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library
100 Tinkham Ln
Rhode Island 02830
free coffee and pastries
Songwriters in the Round Anniversary
open studio with the Killdevils
Shady Lea Guitars
North Kingstown, RI