Northampton Summer Park Series with Green River Festival: presents Birds of Chicago w/ DJ Hot Foot

Date(s) - Friday, June 28, 2019
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Pulaski Park

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Friday June 28th at 4:00-8pm Green River Festival presents Birds of Chicago
w/ DJ Hot Foot

Birds of Chicago: Led by JT Nero and Allison Russell, Birds of Chicago are known for their seamless combination of rock n roll meets “near perfect Americana” (No Depression). Their most recent album, Love in Wartime is a rock and roll suite with impressive cinematic sweep. NPR praised, “Nero and Russell play folk-rock with impressionistic flourishes and gospel warmth, lent unexpected extravagance by Russell’s singing…” Co-produced by Nero and Luther Dickinson (North Mississippi Allstars), it evokes epic efforts of the 60’s and 70’s, with love as the undeniable through-line, and finds Nero and Russell continuing to create joyously urgent rock songs with deep lyricism, gut-punch singing and fevered musicality.

DJ Hot Foot spins rockabilly and rhythm ‘n blues at 45rpm! From original 50s artists to current revivalists I play the cuts to make you bop, jive, and stroll!

Come out to enjoy long summer nights in Downtown Northampton, with free live music in Pulaski Park! The Northampton Arts Council, in its fourth year of presenting concerts in the Park, continues a long-held musical tradition that dates back to the 1970s. Join us and many of your friends and neighbors for live music in our beautifully renovated Park in the heart of Downtown Northampton.