Say Darling, Sondra Levine perform for Mystic's Blue Monday series

The rigors of life as a touring musician can have strange and perhaps unexpected benefits — as when old friends Celia Woodsmith (vocalist for the Grammy-nominated bluegrass band Della Mae) and Chris Hersch (guitarist of alt-country heroes Girls, Guns & Glory) suddenly found themselves with some free time.

Rather than sleep or hit an all-inclusive Caribbean resort, they teamed up to form the delicious blues experiment called Say Darling — an outfit that gleefully reimagines archival roadhouse boogie and swing through the modern prism of the Radiators and Bonnie Raitt.

See Say Darling when they headline the Blue Monday concert series in Mystic River Park. And don't be late: the excellent Sondra Levine opens the festivities.

Say Darling and Sondra Levine, Blue Monday Concert Series, 6-8 p.m. Monday, Mystic River Park, 28 Cottrell St., Mystic; free, canned goods and/or donations benefitting Stonington Education Fund and Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center Food Bank accepted; see Facebook Blue Monday.

READER COMMENTS

Loading comments...
Hide Comments

MORE STORIES FROM THE DAY

Lark thrills ECSO crowd

The Eastern Connecticut Symphony was on fire Saturday night at the Garde Arts Center, and violin soloist Tessa Lark appeared to be the spark.


How this garish coat ended up making cameos in every Chelsea Players show in Norwich for 20 years

“It’s like Alfred Hitchcock doing cameos in all of his movies."


'I stuck out like a chubby gay thumb': Isaac Mizrahi on his childhood amd escape

Nn warm, witty and conversational prose, the designer shares the trials of growing up in a Syrian-Jewish community in Brooklyn and shows us how he forged his way out to become a widely known name in the world of fashion.


Greg Iles bounced back from a car crash with a monumental trilogy. He's not done.

The re-emergence of Greg Iles was one of the more heartening literary events of recent years.

TOP 5 TRENDING

PODCASTS