Where: Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St. Holyoke, MA Description: Seventh edition of a monthly event produced by Mark Sherry that’s held on the first Friday of each month. Five Bands or solo acts are selected from a wide variety of musical genres to compete for several hundred dollars of gift certificates and cash prizes from various local sponsoring businesses. All the monthly winners will compete on September 9 for a headline gig at The Big E, $500 cash, and 20 hours free studio recording time at Northfire Studios in Amherst. Celebrity judges each month include well known musicians, elected officials (mayors, State Senators and Representatives). Suggested Donation $10 (or what you can afford) Who’s Appearing: This months' contestants: Wishbone Zoe (Westfield MA); Malado Music (Springfield MA); Avi Jacobs (Charleston SC/Northampton MA) ; Rebirth(Amherst MA); Reverend Dan and the Dirty Catechism(Western Mass). Rool Bunk(Northampton MA) will appear at 7:30 as a special Youth Division entrant Last month;s winners "Esperanto" (Westfield MA) will open the show.
Presale tickets on sale now!! $20 until April 1st...April 2nd price goes to $30...And Day of will be $40 ( for a weekend of Family friendly camping and music!!)... Day passes will be available day of for $20...Bella's Bartok will be playing Friday night!! Muddy Ruckus on Saturday!! As well as many more music acts and activities TBA! Give us a call at (603)352-3536 to ensure a great price for an absolutely amazing time!! Hope to see you all there!!
Sounds Like: Tom Waits, The Who, Drive-By Truckers, Angry Johnny And The Killbillies, The Hold Steady!
Label: Mega Mustache
Bio: Reverend Dan and the Dirty Catechism are here to save you from yourselves. The Western Mass group sings and shouts songs about life love and sin. They weave their way through a variety of musical styles while performing the musical sermon about the virtues of sin and dirty living. Step right up a...See Full Bio