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    Wednesday, June 19, 2024

    The United to host its first summer concert series

    Aoife O'Donovan will be in concert at the United> (Submitted)
    Victor Wooten and the Wooten Brothers will perform at the United. (Submitted)

    The inaugural Beatwave Summer Concert Series at The United in Westerly will feature a wide range of styles, with headliners The Wailers, Bob Marley’s band, and Peter Wolf, formerly of the J. Geils Band.

    United Artistic Director Tony Nunes said that the lineup is still growing but it currently includes multi-Grammy winning Victor Wooten and the Wooten Brothers; the Sam Grisman Project celebrating the musical legacy of Sam's legendary father David Grisman and his music with Jerry Garcia; a special July 4th throwdown with Yonder Mountain String Band; Bob Marley's Wailers performing and celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Legend album; an evening with J. Geils Band lead singer Peter Wolf; folk acts Blind Pilot, Aoife O'Donovan with Hawktail, and Sarah Jarosz; and Congolese afropop rockers Jupiter and Okwess.

    For more information, ticket prices, and an updated schedule, go to www.unitedtheatre.org. The United is located at 5 Canal St. in downtown Westerly.

    The Beatwave Summer Concert Series at The United:

    June 13, 7:30 p.m., Victor Wooten and the Wooten Brothers

    June 21, 7:30 p.m., The Sam Grisman Project

    July 4, 8 p.m., Yonder Mountain

    July 11, 8 p.m., The Wailers

    July 13, 7:30 p.m., Peter Wolf

    July 14, 7:30 p.m., Blind Pilot

    July 18, 8 p.m., Aoife O’Donovan with Hawktail

    July 27, 7:30 p.m., The Tom Petty Project

    July 28, 7:30 p.m., Jupiter & Okwess

    Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m., Sarah Jarosz

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