(6.23) Greater Kennedy Plaza and the Department of Art, Culture and Tourism will be kicking off the summer season with the 1st Annual Summer Solstice Celebration On the Plaza.
A free, all-day celebration in downtown Providence with live painting by local street artists, family activities and performances in the park, fantastic food trucks, the return of the Burnside Park Beer Garden and an evening of fun music with Bird Dog, Boo City, the Extraordinary Rendition Band and more. Skateboarding demonstrations in the rink. Teens and tweens can show off their ollies and kickflips while the beats pump by local spirited DJ’s.
7pm: The Extraordinary Rendition Band herald in a new season in Burnside Park and help welcome Mayor Angel Taveras.
7:30pm: Evening concert in Burnside Park by Bird Dog, a Brooklyn based outfit with a sound that draws on a wide set of roots influences.
9:00pm: Providence’s Boo City caps off the evening with their dynamic meld of black country, soul and rock steady music.
Noon to 10pm, Saturday, June 23, Summer Solstice Celebration, Kennedy Plaza, (fb)