Lowell Summer Music Series announces partial 2008 lineup

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Date: March 3, 2008

Lowell Summer Music Series


Boarding House Park

in the heart of the Lowell National Historical Park


FOR RELEASE 2/28/08                                PRESS CONTACT: Peter Aucella  (978-275-1722)


Robert Cray, Lucinda Williams, Arlo Guthrie Coming To Lowell

First six shows announced for summer 2008 concert series

The Lowell Summer Music Series announces its first six shows going on sale on February 15, 2008.  Those shows include blues headliners The Robert Cray Band and the Keb’ Mo’ Band, folksinger/songwriters Arlo Guthrie and Brandi Carlile, Alt. Country star Lucinda Williams, and bluegrass star Jerry Douglas.

The Lowell National Historical Park, the University of Massachusetts   Lowell and the Lowell Festival Foundation will present the 19th Season of the Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park, featuring 24 concert events.  The first announced shows are:

 Lucinda Williams 


Friday, July 18, 2008

$30 in advance/$35 at the gate

Alt. Country/Roots Rock star Lucinda Williams is a three time Grammy Winner

 Jerry Douglas Band


Sunday, July 20, 2008

$16 in advance/$20 at the gate

Twelve-time Grammy Winner dobro virtuoso Jerry Douglas presents a evening of super-charged bluegrass

Brandi Carlile


Friday, August 1, 2008

$26 in advance/$30 at the gate

Up and coming folk-rock singer/songwriter

 Arlo Guthrie


Saturday, August 23, 2008

$21 in advance/$25 at the gate

Folksinger/Songwriter Arlo Guthrie returns with his trademark humor, storytelling and songs.

 Keb’ Mo’ Band


Friday, August 29, 2008

$26 in advance/$30 at the gate

Three-time Grammy Winner Keb’ Mo’ is rooted in the Delta blues but has won fans for his unique original - and often humorous – songs and intricate guitar fretwork

 Robert Cray Band


Saturday, August 30, 2008

$26 in advance/$30 at the gate

Five-time Grammy winner Robert Cray is known for his mix of blues and Stax soul singing with crisp, clean Stratocaster guitar playing

 Advance tickets for these shows are only available for purchase at the Lowell Summer Music Series website, www.lowellsummermusic.orgas of Friday, February 29, 2008. Additional sales outlets will be announced in March when the entire series goes on sale.

All show times are 7:30PM.  Affordable for the whole family, children 12 and under always admitted free to the Lowell Summer Music Series.  Boarding House Park is located at the corner of French and John Streets in downtown Lowell.  In the event of rain, most performances move to the Lowell High School auditorium, across the street from Boarding House Park.  A few will be relocated to the Lowell Memorial Auditorium at 50 East Merrimack Street, just three blocks from the park.  See our website for details.  Event parking is available at the John Street Garage across the street from the park.  

For further information, call our infoline at 978-970-5200 or visit our web site for advance tickets at: www.lowellsummermusic.org   

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