PUTNEY -- Twilight Music continues its 10th annual Twilight On The Tavern Lawn series of folk, world beat, rock, jazz, zydeco, Celtic, swing, blues and bluegrass summer concerts on Friday with a twin bill featuring Darlingside and Jamie Kent & The Options.
The seven-concert series continues every other Friday through Aug. 24. All concerts begin at 6:30 p.m., on the Putney Tavern lawn (bring a lawn chair or blanket) or at Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill in case of rain.
The series is sponsored by the Town of Putney, Putney Food Co-Op, Putney Paper Company, The Putney Inn, The Stockwell Brothers and many other Putney businesses and organizations. The concerts are free (donations are accepted), and food will be available. For information, visit www.twilightmusic.org or call 802-387-5772.
Northampton, Mass.’ premier "string-rock" quintet, Darlingside creates a seamless, exhilarating sound at the intersection of rock, classical and folk music. Lush five-part harmonies, classical cello-violin duets and compelling break-beats characterize the band’s sound. Darlingside features Sam Kapala (drums, vocals), Don Mitchell (guitar, vocals), Auyon Mukharji (mandolin, violin, vocals), Harris Paseltiner (cello, guitar, vocals) and David Senft (vocals, bass guitar, guitar).
Together only two years, Darlingside has toured internationally and headlined at prestigious venues. The
Folk/pop singer/songwriter Jamie Kent’s trio The Options features a sound with a strong "folk meets funk" influence. In the past year, they have toured extensively across the U.S., playing more than 200 shows throughout 40 states. Additionally, they have received national radio airplay on more 120 stations, and recently signed licensing agreements with MTV, VH1, Bravo and The Discovery Network.
Next up on the 2012 Twilight on the Tavern Lawn concert series schedule is southern Vermont acoustic/electric quartet Electric Fence on Friday, June 29.