ArtBeat At Night
Friday, July 15th
Music in Seven Hills Park
6:00 — PM Jef Czekaj
Jef Czekaj, in cat attire, presents a performance based on his latest kid’s book “Cat Secrets.”
6:30 PM — Sam Reid & The Riot Act
Sam Reid & the Riot Act is an American roots and acoustic rock band with a true bluegrass soul; there’s plenty of flatpicking and three-part harmonies punctuated by driving drums and bass sure to get your toes tapping! This band delivers their own brand of super-charged acoustic music influenced and continually inspired by traditional Irish/Scottish/Appalachian fiddle tunes and the rhythms of the vast Caribbean Sea.
7:30 PM — Atlas Soul Atlas Soul is an award-winning band based in Boston performing original music that celebrates Afro-Mediterranean melodies and grooves with Jazz and Funk, creating new powerful genres of music one could describe as Maghrebien-Funk, Rock’n Raï and/or Shaabi-Jazz. Their powerful energetic & tight live performance is guaranteed to move any audience and soon have every one singing, dancing, and sharing the positive energy produced from the stage!
9:00 — PM Mean Creek
Recently named “Best Boston Act” by the readers of The Boston Phoenix and receiving nominations at this year’s Boston Music Awards for “Album of the Year” and “Song of the Year,” Mean Creek is a folk/rock band whose rolling guitars, powerful rhythm, andsoaring melodies create a complex and highly emotional sound.
Fire Sculpture (Main traffic Island, Davis Sq.)
8:00 — 10:00 PM The Burning Bush
Bevan Weissman’s steel sculpture incorporates fire for artistic effect and meaning. Mild and alluring flames emanate from the sculpture’s curved branches.