Plus, Summit Music Fest, take 2
On FRIDAY (the 24th) welcome rap supercrew LA COKA NOSTRA (sans Everlast) with guests THE PROBLEMADDICTS and DJ ROB SWIFT (of the X-ecutioners) at Lupo's (all ages, 401.272.5876), while Fête presents CAROLINA LIAR (who are currently on tour with the Fray and Kelly Clarkson) with special local guests THE WASHINGTONS and 2012 'BRU Rock Hunt finalists KINGSTON 530; dial 401.383.1112 for the details. SATURDAY (the 25th) is the rain date for the rescheduled SUMMIT MUSIC FESTIVAL at Lippitt Park starting at 1 pm (and free of charge), led by THE STOOGES BRASS BAND along with PVD greats MOGA, SMITH & WEEDEN, and THE MIGHTY GOOD BOYS. Plenty of family fun, as well as Trinity's beer garden and food truck eats on site. The Newport Yachting Center hosts the CELTIC ROCK FESTIVAL, billed as "10 hours of continuous Celtic shenanigans" starting at noontime on Saturday, with live sets from The Screaming Orphans, Eileen Ivers, Gaelic Storm, and more; call 401.846.1600 or hit up newportwaterfrontevents.com. Hard-rock quartet KANERKO is calling it quits, with three shows remaining. Catch them with PISTOL SHOT GYPSY and RED THEORY at the Met on Saturday (401.729.1005). Godspeed, Kanerko. Your Saturday night also includes jamming out with BLIND PILOT and FOXTROT ZULU at the Ocean Mist (401.782.3740), or check out THE BIG LONESOME and locals THE QUAHOGS at the News Café in Pawtucket (401.728.6475). On SUNDAY (the 26th), the RI Songwriters Association presents its SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND series at AS220; $5 at the door, call 401.831.9327. Ahead to WEDNESDAY (the 29th), the Roots Café presents TUBA SKINNY and ORIGINAL JELLY ROLL SOUL; call 401.272.7422 for details. And next THURSDAY (the 30th), a heads-up for 2012 Best Music Poll singer/songwriter ALLYSEN CALLERY & THE NIGHT KITCHEN at Local 121 (401.274.2121) along with JOSEPH AASKOV and Philly folksters A FISTFUL OF SUGAR; the show is all-ages and $7 at the door.
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