We’re graced by a slew of music legends around RI as we officially welcome summer this weekend. Rock, blues, country … take your pick! “Six Picks” has all the details.
Buddy Guy and Kenny Wayne Shepard Friday at Bold Point (East Providence)
Sometimes you never know when you’re in the presence of greatness until its too late. Buddy Guy sure isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, but you don’t want to miss him on a beautiful summer evening in your hometown. Guy and fellow blues great Kenny Wayne Shepard along with rising star Samantha Fish play Bold Point Friday. Details here.
Edgar Winter Friday at Greenwich Odeum (East Greenwich)
Another rock and roll legend would be Edgar Winter, know best perhaps for his classic “Frankenstein,” as well as his late great brother Johnny. He’s recorded over 20 albums, has placed numerous songs in TV and movies and continues to sell out to packed halls! Check him out Friday night at the Greenwich Odeum. Complete details here.
Dead & Co. Saturday at Gillette Stadium (Foxboro)
The Dead just keep on Truckin’. 24 years after the death of founding member and musical icon Jerry Garcia, the boys from San Francisco continue to tour, in recent years under the moniker of Dead & Co. Founding Guitarist Bob Weir and original percussionists Billy Kreutzmann and Micky Hart, are joined by John Mayer and crew for the 2019 tour. Tickets and further details here.
Legends Weekend at Narrows Center (Fall River)
Who says there’s no good music around anymore? A trio of legends head to the Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River this weekend. Friday, its NOLA great Aaron Neville (SOLD OUT), and Saturday its guitar great Richard Thompson (SOLD OUT). Sunday, tickets are still available for Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre. Find a way to get to one of these shows! Satisfaction Guaranteed. Details here.
Martina McBride Saturday at Twin River (Lincoln)
Country Music Association Award winner and Grammy nominee Martina McBride returns to Twin River Saturday night. The casino welcomes the country star known for #1 hits including “Independence Day,” “A Broken Wing,” and “This One’s for the Girls.” Further details and tickets here.
Local Show of the Week: Sarah Good Foundation Fundraiser Sunday at Nick-a-Nee’s (Providence)
Sarah Good was an admired RI musician and businesswoman who passed away from breast cancer in 2018. Sunday afternoon, celebrate Sarah’s life while raising money for her Foundation which benefits female artists and entrepreneurs. Bands include Biscuit City, Tanya McIntire and the Professors and the Heidi Nirk Band. Music starts around 1PM and continues all day past midnight! Details here.