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FREE OUTDOOR SUMMER CONCERT SERIES TO FEATURE MOLLY’S BOYS JUGBAND
July 21, 2023 at 4:30 pmFREE
At 4:30 p.m. this Friday, July 21, the free outdoor summer concert series will feature Molly’s Boys
Jugband on the outdoor stage located on the Central Avenue side of the Deane Center for the Performing Arts building at 104 Main Street in Wellsboro.
If weather becomes an issue, this free concert will be moved into the Coolidge Theatre. Donations are always appreciated.
This three-member group plays blues, folk, rock, and original tunes. With two guitars and a woodwind player they perform their music with feeling and expertise.
Gerry Cavaliere, a songwriter and teacher in the Danville area, helped form the group to play in his classroom as a way to teach teamwork and self-esteem. He retired from teaching last year.
John Sweeney on lead guitar and harmonica loves to share his passion for music. He has played in several blues bands in the Susquehanna Valley, a region that borders the Susquehanna River in the states of New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland. He lives near Bloomsburg.
Dave Driskell of Wellsboro, classically trained on clarinet and saxophone, has toured extensively throughout the Northeast as well as overseas with the Sadie Green Sales Jugband.
“Our name is the result of our first real gig in May 2018 in Lewisburg,” said Driskell. “We played for a little girl named Molly on her third birthday. Ever since, we have been called Molly’s Boys Jugband.”
Together, this trio captivates audiences with their rhythmical, bluesy style and, of course, the ear tickling sounds of musical saw, jug, and washboard.
Audience members are welcome to bring lawn chairs and sit on the grassy area in front of the outdoor stage or on Central Avenue, which will be closed to traffic between Main Street and the Warehouse Theatre from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The other free concerts in the outdoor summer series on Fridays at 6 p.m. are: Scott Turner’s Band of One on July 28; Drowsy Maggie on Aug. 4; Autumn Sun on Aug. 11; Sweats on Aug. 18; Houston Baker on Aug. 25 and Joe Stanky & The Cadets on Sept. 1.�
For more information, visit deanecenter.com, call the Deane Center at 570-724-6220 or email email@example.com.