4-5pm Bella @Stark Park 5:30-6:30pm Brad Tucker @La Choza Car Show 7-8pm Porchlight w/ Noah Maxner @GoGo Jewelry
4:30-5:45pm The Pinkletinks 6-7:15pm The Roundabouts 7:30-9pm The Black-Eyed Susans
4-5pm Jan Hulka @Bowl & Board Plaza 4-5pm Chrysal Parrot and family @Island Music 4:30-5:30pm Amadeo Gjurra & Colby Fess @Tisberry 5-6pm Bella @Island Music 5:30-6:30pm Rob Lytle @Linden Tree Park 6-7pm Remington Pontes @Island Music 7-8pm Rick O’Gorman and Jessie Leaman @GoGo Jewelry/Waterside
4:30-6pm The Convertibles 6:30-8pm The Jelly Roll Horns w/ Sabrina 8-9pm MV Film Fest Presents: This Mountain Life
4-5pm Remington Pontes @Bowl and Board Plaza 4-5:15pm Rico Holley @Island Music 5-6pm Eric Mulhern @Tisberry Plaza 5:30-6:30pm David Wolff @Linden Tree Park 5:30-6pm Bella @Island Music 6-8pm The Convertibles @Island Music 7-8pm Lucy Mayhew @Waterside Market Lawn
4:30-6pm Missis Biskis 6:30-7:30pm Brothers McMahon 7:45-9pm Island Variety Show w/ host DJ Ricky Prime Performances include Jan Hulka, Island Theater Workshop, ACT MV, Era of Good Feelings, and Slammy B and the Electric Snakes
4-5pm Laura Ann @Bowl and Board Plaza 4-5pm The Era of Good Feelings @Island Music 5-6pm Bella @Island Music 5-6pm Rico Holley w/ Nancy Jephcote & Paul Thurlow @Tisberry 5:30-6:30pm Jared Salvatore @Linden Tree Park 6-7pm Becky Williams & Rich Giaimo @Island Music 7-8pm Lydia Fischer @Lawn by Waterside Market/GoGo Jewelry
4:30-5:45pm The Pickpocket Bluegrass Band 6-7:15pm Fort Vine 7:30-9pm The Dock Dance Band
Bella: Bossa Nova, Jazz and Samba with Bella. A significant repertoire with the Brazilian Music of Tom Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, Baden Powell - “Consolação, Luiz Bonfá - Manhã de Carnaval - Black Orpheus ” among others, including Bella’s guitar and cavaquinho, original bossas and sambas.
The Pinkletinks: This family-friendly band performs classic children’s songs in a rock band style. They frequent the island’s libraries with children’s concerts and perform a mixed repertoire at the West Tisbury Farmers Market. In addition to the kids repertoire, the band also performs as Jellybone Rivers and the Maniacs of the Heart, rocking diverse covers and originals. w/ Rob Myers (guitar, lead vocals) Andy Herr (lead guitar, vocals) Anthony Esposito (drums, vocals) and Jeremy Berlin (keys)
Brad Tucker: Brad Tucker was born in West Tisbury into a musical family and was raised on the sounds of legends such as Doc Watson, Blind Willie Mctell, Bill Monroe, assorted Motown, and Chess records artists. Tucker’s early interest in blues morphed into traditional flat picked fiddle tunes, then classic rock, then punk rock, then bluegrass, and then came full rifle to find himself immersed in the raucous, foot stomping, ragtime boogie Wookiee blues musings of Woody Pines and co.
The Roundabouts: Founded by island couple Erik and Cheryl Lowe, this band performs a mix of classics between country, rock, and blues, and can often be heard performing in the Portuguese American Club in Oak Bluffs. w/ Erik Lowe (guitar, vocals) Julius Lowe (guitar, vocals) Cheryl Lowe (bass, vocals) and Chuck Downing (drums, vocals)
Porchlight w/ Noah Maxner: Original music featuring Noah Maxner and Anthony Esposito. A unique collaborative compositional vision pushes the boundaries of sound.
Chrysal Parrot: Chrystal is a singer-songwriter from a family of musicians. She plays everything from the guitar, to the upright bass, viola, violin and Cora. She has a classical music background, and also enjoys performing Celtic and Americana. She often will invite her daughters, Chloe and Emmanuel’s, to perform alongside her.
The Black-Eyed Susans: A blues rock band that plays some great classic blues and mixes in some upbeat rock to get people moving and grooving! w/ Michael “Icey” Baird (lead vocals, harmonica) Delanie Pickering (guitar) Greg Ruszala (keys) Lance Fullin (bass) Andy Vandal (drums)
Jan Hulka: Jan is an island flutist originally from the Czech Republic. He passionately plays from the heart on many varied styles of bamboo flutes from Kiowa Native, Shakuhachi, Arabian, Egyptian... from meditation flutes to penny whistles. The most unique sound comes from Fujara, his homeland’s traditional instrument.
The Convertibles: A Martha’s Vineyard based jazz ensemble performs songs from sub genres that date back nearly a century, as well as some new original material. From blues to bebop, ballads to bossa nova, and fusion to funk, anything is fair game for “The Convertibles”. w/ Becky Williams (piano, vocals) Rich Giaimo (guitar) Jessie Leaman (bass) Mike Alberice (drums)
Amadeo & Colby; Colby Fess (Guitarist and vocalist) is an English and Italian student passionate about music. He's has been playing guitar for 8 years now. Amadeo Gjurra (singer) is a film production and information systems student passionate about film and music. He has performed in several venues on the island including The Atlantic and The Ritz.
Rob Lytle: The first thing you will notice is a voice that is effortlessly powerful and immediately intimate. When combined with songs that move from humor, to wry observation, and to satisfying moments of recognition, Rob has been described as “an irresistible artist, the kind whose vocal tenderness and lyrical honesty compel you to listen.”
The Jelly Roll Horns with Sabrina: The best reggae and funk musicians on MV playing reggae/funk/jam with horns and a party attitude. w/ Sabrina Luening (vocals) Mark (trombone) Brian “King” Nelson (sax)
Rick O’Gorman and Jessie Leaman: This dynamite duo sing a range of soulful country tunes.
Jodie Treloar Sampson: A recent island transplant, Jodie’s sound is singer/songwriter meets indie folk with influences such as Sharon Van Etten, Ryan Adams, Laura Marling, Jason Lytle and Elliot Smith. Her album “Viola” can be bought from Island Music in Vineyard Haven, and on 75orlessrecords.com.
Missis Biskis: Missis Biskis cruises the Americana Highway from Hank to Hendrix, Loretta to Lucinda with many stops along the way w/ Missis Biskis (guitar, vocals) Don Grover (electric guitar, vocals) Taurus the Bull (double bass, vocals) and Buck Shank (mandolin)
David Wolff: David has been finger picking since the age of 15. That was when he heard his first Hot Tuna album and decided he had to learn how to make music himself. It was the music and style of playing of Rock and Roll Hall of famer Jorma Kaukonen of Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna fame that snagged his soul. Over the years he has learned from, taught with and played alongside Jorma, Oteil Burbidge of The Allman Brothers and Dead & Co., David Bromberg and many other accomplished musicians.
Brothers McMahon: Known & beloved throughout the Northeast for their freewheeling marathon sets of classic rock, new wave, soul, and gospel music, the Brothers McMahon marry Irish spirit with pure Americana in an uplifting sonic revival of the soul of rock and roll. w/ Griffin McMahon (keys, vocals) Sean McMahon (guitar, vocals) and Tec MacInnes (drums)
Lucy Mayhew: With a soft yet powerful vocal delivery, Lucy will make you swoon as you listen to her cover a diverse palate including The Smiths and Lana Del Rey, and perform a number of inspired, melancholic originals.
Laura Ann: A musician and educator in many capacities, Laura has formal training in classical/operatic singing, and vocal jazz. She writes original singer-songwriter and folk/country music. Her sound has been compared to that of Jewel, and in addition to originals, she covers a variety of artists on acoustic guitar.
The Pickpocket Bluegrass Band: Pickpocket blends the heart of American roots music with good ol’ fashioned Yankee ingenuity to deliver some of the freshest, toe tappin’ bluegrass-ish music around. w/ Dana Edelman (guitar, lead vocals) Charles Giordano (mandolin, fiddle, banjo, vocals) Andy Herr (banjolele, melodica, vocals) and Brad Tucker (string bass, vocals)
Rico Holley: Rico is a local singer songwriter, political activist and humanitarian. Rico has made a living as a street musician up and down the coast, playing in coffee houses and taverns. He's played at peace rallies, sung labor songs in union halls, and performed at various benefits involving social issues. Rico will be appearing with Nancy Jephcote on fiddle, and Paul Thurlow on bass.
Jared Salvatore: This natural troubadour brings a pop sensibility to the singer-songwriter world, and a lyric-driven introspection to the pop world. Jared has performed previously in several Boston-based bands in a variety of genres like progressive rock and funk, and now resides full-time on the Vineyard.
Fort Vine: Known as one of Manhattan’s best-kept secrets (although people are starting to catch on), Fort Vine is named after a tree fort nestled in a secret corner of abandoned overgrowth on the crowded island. Imagine Fleetwood Mac, Fleet Foxes, and The Beach Boys sitting around a campfire, having a deep conversation about life. Set that to music, and you’ve got Fort Vine. Their music is something everyone can connect to; whether it be their sweeping melodies, rich harmonies, catchy rhythms, or poetic lyrics - there’s a lot to love about Fort Vine. They weave several genres of music together, from Indie-Rock to Folk-Pop, best described as Alternative Art-Rock. w/ Trevor Tunison (guitar, vocals) Nyna Nelson (vocals)
Lydia Fischer: Lydia Fischer grew up on Martha’s Vineyard. She attended Berklee College of Music where she received a degree for Professional Music with a focus in Songwriting and Performance. While at Berklee she studied with Livingston Taylor, Pat Pattison, Kristin Cifelli, Scarlet Keys and Ken Brass. After school she pursued music in Brooklyn, New York for about 4 years before she fell in love with farming and moved back to the Vineyard full time. She now runs a small, first year vegetable farm called The Garden Farm. You can find her with her produce at Saturday West Tisbury Farmer’s Market. Her musical influences include Regina Spektor, Erykah Badu, Tegan and Sara, Janis Joplin and Nanci Griffith.
The Dock Dance Band: Heard throughout the summer at their regular Tuesday evening performance at the memorial wharf in Edgartown that gives this band its name, the Dock Dance Band performs upbeat danceable modern country rock blues and R&B with an emphasis on good vibes! w/ Adam Petkus (vocals, harmonica) John Stanwood (guitar) Niko Ewing (guitar) Alex Karalekas (bass) and Jamie Greene (drums)