This week's Mondays On Blast is a part of The Artistic Explosion Music Festival, a week of musical madness going on in Rhode Island this week to benefit music education in Rhode Island. The festivities last until Saturday April 27th at Firehouse 13 on 41 Central Street in Providence with a 6 band finale. All the proceeds will be going to Girls Rock Rhode Island and The Rhode Island Music Educators Association and this will be definitely be the biggest benefit to ever hit The Ocean State.
Clyde Lawrence: Clyde Lawrence is a musician, songwriter, and native New Yorker. He began playing piano at age four and started writing music soon after. His songs have been featured in films like Miss Congeniality, Music & Lyrics and Did You Hear About the Morgans?. He's a soul/r&b prodigy who is in his sophomore year at Brown University and he's also a semi-finalist in 990WBOB's Battle Of The Bands. Check out his album Homesick at his Bandcamp page for a sneak peek.
Rich Ferri & The Wealth On The Water: Rich Ferri is an indie/folk musician from Rhode Island. In May 2012, he self-released his full-length album titled The Last One Out of This Town which he wrote and recorded in his home studio, performing nearly all of the instrumentation himself. Under the title Rich Ferri & The Wealth on the Water, album drummer Mike Murdock and bassist Denis Murray join Rich on stage to recreate the full-band sound of the album. Check out their website for the music video series that goes along with their full-length album.
Northeast Traffic: One of the best young acts in The Ocean State, Northeast Traffic and their groovy blend of funk, jam and alternative rock is simply exquisite and bound to blow your mind. Check out their Facebook page and give them a listen, us at 990WBOB promise you won't regret it.
Dylan Sevey & The Gentlemen: If you dig the rock & roll styles of Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, The Band, Neil Young and Wilco, then consider Dylan Sevey and his band of Gentlemen to be the next big thing you're looking for. Give their debut album Join The Club a listen on their Bandcamp page and give your ears a euphoric experience.
As with every Monday at The Spot with 990WBOB, a great time is always guaranteed. Check out 990WBOB's Mondays On Blast page or the Mondays On Blast Facebook event page for more information on what bands will be playing in the future at the ultimate destination to kick the week off right.
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