Warwick, MA-based True American rock band, rice – an American Band, is teaming up with MetroWest’s DeadBeat and Worcester-based folk duo, Oak & Elm, for a Halloween party at Woo’s newest music venue, the Pavilion at the Worcester Beer Garden. This all-ages concert is $15 in advance, $20 day of show, and begins at 6:30 PM. Buy your tickets at this link and RSVP to the Facebook event here!
DeadBeat is a six-piece Grateful Dead tribute hailing from the MetroWest part of Massachusetts. It consists of seasoned musicians each with three plus decades of experience and with national and international gigging and recording credentials. They have a groovin’ dance vibe with a rock edge and feature strong three-part vocal harmony and instrumental soloists. They perform the original music of the Grateful Dead and its family of bands, as well as music as covered by those groups.
About rice-an American Band
rice – an American Band formed over the last five years from a collection of Pioneer Valley musicians and friends. In that time they have performed at area clubs and festivals including Jerry Jam, Wormtown, Harry’s Hill, StrangeCreek and more. The band plays originals written by Phil Simon over the last 25 years and more recently have begun to write songs together. Added to their set are covers both known and mysterious from bands ranging from Warren Zevon to Cage the Elephant and more. Featuring the vocals of Simon, bassist Lauryn Winiarski, and multi-instrumentalist Steve Benson, plus contributions from every member of the band, rice is striving to produce an evocative and original show, with flair and drive. “We hope that in any show the audience can come away with a good idea of the strengths and unique talents of each band member.”
About Oak & Elm
Oak & Elm is a rare and delicate pairing created by multi-instrumentalists husband and wife duo from New England exploring music spanning from Bluegrass, Country, Old Timey, and Americana to Gospel, Blues and even some psychedelia. The duo features the powerful yet thoughtfully delivered vocal performances from August First’s Nicole D’Amico and Hamburger Midnight’s frontman/multi-instrumentalist and Vocalist, Jay Kelley.
About the Beer Garden
The Beer Garden is Worcester’s newest place to eat, drink, and be hoppy! Featuring live entertainment with the area’s hottest bands and our house DJ who spins themed music every night. Open from spring to fall, their terrace has a beautiful outdoor pergola, seating and communal tables that are perfect for sharing sips and snacks with old friends and making new ones! Our pavilion’s main stage features national musical and comedy acts, as well as Worcester’s hottest dance floor. It’s also the perfect spot to host a private party – big or small. The Beer Garden is Worcester’s new favorite hang-out spot, so grab a friend and a beer, and plan to stay a while!