The Brewster Summer Musical Series in Brewster, NY has announced its lineup for the first annual festival, which will run every Saturday night this summer from June 11 through July 23.
Brewster is a town in southeastern Putnam County incorporated in 1894. It takes its name from Walter Brewster, who invited the New York and Harlem Railroad to build a depot on his property.
famous singer Laura Ann Branigan was born in Brewster. Her single “Gloria”, certified platinum in 1982, stayed on the US Billboard Hot 100 for 36 weeks. It also peaked at number 2, a record for a female artist, and number one in Australia and Canada.
The free outdoor concert series will include many different acts. Fundraising to launch the festival began in 2021, and various community businesses have contributed. Participants are encouraged to bring garden chairs, blankets, picnics, cold drinks, etc. It will take place at the gazebo at the corner of Railroad and Morningthorpe avenues in Brewster.
BREWSTER SUMMER MUSIC SERIES LINEUP
June 11 – light warriors (World Rock, Funk, Reggae)
June 18 – Fat City Rockers (Rockabilly, Surfing, Oldies)
June 25 – Plasma (Exploratory Progressive, Funk, Improvisation)
July 2nd – True Stormin Norman (Latin, New Orleans Jazz, Boogie Woogie, Blues)
July 9 – 1/3 of Sophie (Sweet, Funky, Spacey Arrangements)
July 16 – Pump Attack (Gypsy, Jazz, Hot Swing Sound)
July 23 – far behind the sun (Traditional and original country music)