FRIDAYS: LIVE AT THE ARCHWAY (DUMBO ARCHWAY)
On Fridays in the Archway, Jan Bell of the Brooklyn Americana Music Festival curates a Happy Hour Concert Series, featuring an eclectic mix of live music.
Free! No registration required.
AUGUST 6. THE WOES | 5 - 7PM
The Woes are led by Osei Essed - a multi-platform artist, performing and writing for screen and stage. Recent film composition credits include the award-winning films Always in Season (2019 Sundance Special Jury Award), Period. End of Sentence (2019 Academy Award winner), TOWER (2018 Emmy winner) and Jim: The James Foley Story (2016 Emmy Winner). Essed performs with the Brooklyn-based bands The Woes and Big Hands Rhythm and Blues Band.
AUGUST 13. PETE AND THE STRAY DOGS | 5 - 7PM
Pete Lanctot (he/his) and Ginger Dolden (she/hers) lead the band Pete and the Stray Dogs. The Stray Dogs play Pete Lanctot's original songs and experimental takes on the Americana, Folk, and Country songs. Lanctot’s narrative songwriting has been likened to artists such as Townes Van Zandt, and Hank Williams, and has been described as “a backwoods Nick Cave,” as he explores the complications of mortality through the lives of his characters.
AUGUST 20. JACKSON LYNCH BAND | 5 - 7PM
Are you ready to dance?! You betcha! New Orleans style band deliver original and rare gems from the deep well of American country blues jazz greatest hits, stylin' grooves, on fire vocals in a not to be missed celebration of the 4th!
Power house singer band leader Jackson Lynch splits his time between Brooklyn, New Orleans and the road - where he is building legions of fans with his magnetic brand of old school tunes. Accompanied by Micah Blaichman, and Izaak Mills brings his baritone sax.
AUGUST 27. THE WILD GOATS | 5 - 7PM
The Wild Goats are a 4 piece band that plays upbeat and unique interpretations of traditional American music as well as original songs. Their performances are a joyful reinterpretation of music from a bygone era that holds the power to delight audiences from all backgrounds.
From upstate NY, Hilary Hawke (banjos, vocals), Long Island, NY, Brian Geltner (drums, percussion), rural Pennsylvania, Jesse Lenat (guitar, vocals), Worthington, Massachusetts, Sam Kulik (tuba, vocals). It is hard to resist the rhythmic groove of the Wild Goats .