The Brewster Summer Music Series kicks off Wednesday, June 14th at 6:30 PM. Brewster H.S. graduate and long-time resident Genevieve Faivre & the BQE will deliver their Brazilian, R&B Pop sound as they kick off the FREE 7-week series! The third annual series will occur Wednesday nights June 14 - July 26, 2023.
Each show will begin with a 20-minute opening set at 6:30 PM to greet arriving attendees. A Country Kitchen Brewster will be on site delivering pre-ordered meals to go. All you will need to bring is the family and some comfortable seating to enjoy the show. Maybe a few singles towards a raffle or for donation to the show’s presenters, The Cultural Arts Coalition.
With enthusiastic sponsorship from many in the Brewster business community, The Cultural Arts Coalition (CAC) will present a series of seven, 2-hour live music performances under the gazebo at Southeast Veterans Park.
The local businesses that have made this event a reality are; returning Sponsors from the 2022 series, A Country Kitchen Brewster, Cultural Arts Coalition, Fogbank Weather, Jacque’s Spin on Music, Suburban Carting, Tamara Lanza State Farm Insurance and Tompkins Mahopac Bank. Returning as media sponsors, HamletHub Brewster and Hear It There.
Five new businesses are also joining the series this year as sponsors, Curaleaf, Edward Jones Financial, Guardian Veterinary Specialists, Kobacker’s Market and The Shop Print Studio. The Shop Print Studio is providing the series with graphics and marketing support from their offices at 3 Fallsview Lane in Brewster.
Opening Sets at 6:30 and Headlining Sets at 7:00 PM
Jake Wildhorn - singer songwriter
Genevieve Faivre and the BQE - Brazilian /R&B /Pop
George Gierer of Pluck & Rail
Artie Tobia Band - Americana /Roots /Rock
George Mallas - singer/songwriter
1/3 of Sophie - Sweet Funky Spacy Arrangements
Francine Tesler Psychic Medium
Jay Prince & Friends - Classic Rock & Funk
Bob Stanhope - singer/songwriter
North County Band - Americana /Country /Western
Ivan Polanco - singer/songwriter
Santa Barbara Jazz Quartet - Latin /Soul /Jazz
Erik Rabasca - singer/songwriter
The Song Island Band - Acoustic Rock Harmonies
Located at the intersection of Morningthorpe and Railroads Avenue in Brewster, the gazebo is easily accessed via multiple transportation options including a scenic drive along the East Branch Reservoir along Route 22 North or a 10-minute drive from exit 10 along Route 684. Concert attendees may also find convenience traveling via MTA Metro-North’s Hudson Line to the Brewster Station, as the gazebo is a 5-minute walk away. Hartransit runs a shuttle bus service for those traveling between Danbury, CT and the Brewster Train Station.
The Brewster Summer Music Series is made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature as well as through the Putnam Arts Council’s Arts Link Grant Program with public funds provided from Putnam County.
CAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating the community with transformative and inspiring arts experiences. Since its inception in 2010, CAC has operated a cultural arts center at the Southeast Old Town Hall while spearheading efforts to restore this 1896 historic landmark and reopen its exquisite upper floor theater. CAC’s space Studio Around the Corner in the basement of Old Town Hall showcases area artists and hosts a wide variety of cultural events including concerts, plays, and classes for the surrounding communities in Putnam, Westchester, Dutchess, and Fairfield counties. For more information about the organization, visit www.culturalartsco.com.