Melody + Word concert series in NYC and Summer on the Plaza series in Denver feature NewSong musicians
Two Free Concert Series Curated by NewSong Music take place throughout July
Satisfy your summer craving for quality live music with two FREE concert series from NewSong Music and Arts Brookfield: Melody + Word in New York City and Summer on the Plaza in Denver, CO. “We’re very excited to once again partner with Arts Brookfield to curate these two summer music series,” says NewSong Music founder Gar Ragland. “Denver’s lineup features some of Colorado’s most beloved rock bands, while New York’s ‘Melody + Word’ series at Grace Plaza, as the name suggests, aims the spotlight on songcraft.”
Full details for Melody + Word and Summer on the Plaza concert series below.
Melody + Word
Melody + Word at the Grace Plaza is a free, lunchtime festival in New York with musical stylings ranging folk-pop to funk. “All four performers were brought to our attention as standouts in our annual, international NewSong Showcase and Competition,” says Ragland. “We’re thrilled to feature last year’s NewSong grand prize winner Rachael Kilgour, along with runner-up finalists Queen Esther and BONOMO.”
Where: Grace Building, Plaza Avenue of the Americas, NYC
Date & Time: Thursdays in July, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm FREE
July 7: Aly Tadros
July 14: Queen Esther
July 21: BONOMO
July 28: Rachel Kilgour
Summer on the Plaza
Denver’s Summer on the Plaza is similarly diverse, with no-frills rock ‘n’ roll from Strange Americans to poly ethnic power pop from Wendy Woo. Listeners can enjoy music from rising stars of the regional music scene and enjoy a bite and a sip at modern steakhouse Guard + Grace within view of the band. Beginning at 4 p.m., KBCO DJ’s will provide entertainment before the bands take the stage at 5 p.m. and play until 6:30 p.m.
Where: 1801 California Street Denver, CO 80202
Date & Time: Wednesdays in July 4:00-6:30 p.m. FREE
July 6: Wendy Woo
July 13: The 14ers
July 20: Petals of Spain
July 27: Strange Americans
About Arts Brookfield
Arts Brookfield presents exciting, world-class cultural experiences to thousands of people for free each year in both indoor and outdoor public spaces at Brookfield’s premier buildings in Denver, New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Toronto, Perth and Sydney. From concerts, theater and dance to film screenings and art exhibitions, Arts Brookfield brings public spaces to life through art.
About NewSong Music
NewSong Music is an independent artist development and music production company headquartered at Asheville, NC’s Echo Mountain Recording Studios. NewSong’s mission is to build and support a community of performers and songwriters across all genres and levels of skill, and to identify the truly exceptional artists to introduce their music to a broader, international audience.
Its programs include a record label (NewSong Recordings), artist management services, concert production and the annual, international NewSong performance and songwriting competition.