Dumbo Archway Stage - Brooklyn Americana Music Festival
Friday, September 17th Tix $20. The DUMBO Archway a full lineup of six bands with highly anticipated new releases in the spectacular 7,000 square foot cobblestone cathedral-like plaza beneath the Manhattan Bridge. Special Guest MC John Platt (WFUV) Legendary DJ and Music Presenter. 5pm Emerald Rae 5.30pm Bobtown 6.30pm Eleanor Buckland 7pm Crys Matthews and Heather Mae 8pm Mike Younger 9pm Jesse Lenat
Featuring Jesse Lenat (RENT, Willie Nelson's Farm Aid). Mike Younger, whose new release “Burning the Big Top Down'' features Luther Dickinson (North Mississippi All Stars) and the legendary Levon Helm / Eleanor Buckland: one-third of Lula Wiles, the Smithsonian Folkways folk-rock trio / Rising stars from WFUV’s On Your Radar Bobtown, and Emerald Rae kick off the festivities which continue in the Dumbo Archway Saturday September 18th free of charge:: Walter Parks, sideman guitarist to Richie Havens / Maggie Carson, a songwriter, banjo player and member of old-time Americana band Spirit Family Reunion / Samoa Wilson “The essence of unaffected musical storytelling’ Nat Hentoff - sings gospel, blues and honeyed renditions of rare tunes / Emerging Americana artists Edan Archer, and multi award winner UK Americana artist Danni Nicholls.