WinterJam Concert Series kicks off with a bang

Valdy and Paxton wow the crowd

  • Jan. 15, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Valdy officially opened WinterJam 100

The WinderJam 100 Concert Series officially kicked off with a spectacular Valdy and Tom Paxton twin-bill at the Native Sons Hall, Wednesday evening.

The concerts continue Friday with “WorldBeat Dance with Locarno” at the Best Western Westerly, followed by a must-see for Rock-a-billy fans: Guitar Galore: Rick Vito & Billy Burnett, Saturday at the Native Sons Hall.

The weekend finishes with what promises to be an unforgettable doubleheader: Sunday Soul with Martha Redbone & The Sojourners.

For tickets or more information about all the shows, go to www.islandmusicfest.com

 

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