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Roger Williams Park Dalrymple Boathouse Lawn

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Maple Ave
Providence, RI 02905 United States

September 2021

FirstWorks Live—Music at Roger Williams Park: THEA HOPKINS | RED ROOTS AMERICANA

September 19 @ 5:00 pm
Roger Williams Park Dalrymple Boathouse Lawn, Maple Ave
Providence, RI 02905 United States
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Performing-songwriter Thea Hopkins’ voice sounds like no one else’s. Love is at the essence. Whether telling a story or conjuring a mood, Thea’s songs dig deep. She describes her music as “Red Roots Americana.” A member of the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe of Martha’s Vineyard, her ancestry also includes Iroquois, African-American, Irish, and Portuguese. Thea creates a new kind of Americana, with influences ranging from classic country to contemporary folk. Her song “The Ghost of Emmett Till” won the Grand Prize…

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FirstWorks Live—Music at Roger Williams Park: MUSIC FOR THE SOLE

September 24 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on September 24, 2021 at 8:00pm

Roger Williams Park Dalrymple Boathouse Lawn, Maple Ave
Providence, RI 02905 United States
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Fusing Brazilian music and rhythms with body percussion and tap traditions, Music from the Sole is led by tap dancer Leonardo Sandoval (recently named one of “25 to Watch” in 2021 by Dance Magazine) and bassist-composer Gregory Richardson. The ensemble celebrates tap’s roots in the African diaspora, reflecting choreographic and musical influences from Sandoval’s native Brazil, and Richardson’s talent combining funk, house, jazz, and Afro-Cuban music. Audiences of all ages will be mesmerized—Sandoval “managed to convey the idea that he…

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FirstWorks Live—Music at Roger Williams Park: MUSIC FOR THE SOLE

September 24 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on September 24, 2021 at 8:00pm

Roger Williams Park Dalrymple Boathouse Lawn, Maple Ave
Providence, RI 02905 United States
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Fusing Brazilian music and rhythms with body percussion and tap traditions, Music from the Sole is led by tap dancer Leonardo Sandoval (recently named one of “25 to Watch” in 2021 by Dance Magazine) and bassist-composer Gregory Richardson. The ensemble celebrates tap’s roots in the African diaspora, reflecting choreographic and musical influences from Sandoval’s native Brazil, and Richardson’s talent combining funk, house, jazz, and Afro-Cuban music. Audiences of all ages will be mesmerized—Sandoval “managed to convey the idea that he…

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