KILLINGTON—The lineup for the free Cooler in the Mountains summer concert series has been announced. Kicking off July 15 in conjunction with the Killington Wine Festival, the concert series runs for eight consecutive Saturdays and features a variety of national acts that spans diverse musical genres.
The concerts, beginning at 3:30 p.m., will take place at Killington Resort’s Snowshed Adventure Center. The line-up:
July 15, Ryan Montbleau
Ryan Montbleau has been an acclaimed singer, songwriter, and bandleader for more than a decade, but with his new album “I Was Just Leaving,” the New England-based artist has truly arrived.
July 22, Ripe
Ripe is a Funk/Pop band out of Boston, Mass. that was born as a result of its seven members uniting over one belief: with enough passion and honesty, music can still make the earth shake. With one eye looking back to the inception of both funk and psychedelic music, and the other looking forward with a modern concept of what makes people move, Ripe seeks both to honor musical history as well as to make it.
July 29, TBA
Aug. 5, The Elovaters
An original reggae band from Boston, Mass., The Elovaters will not disappoint with their distinctive sound. Playing up and down the East Coast, they will reach Killington and bring youthfulness and summer fun as they introduce songs from their new record “The Cornerstone.”
Aug. 12, Donovan Frankenreiter
Returning to the Killington stage is Donovan Frankenreiter, a local favorite. Frankenreiter is a singer-songwriter with passion for music that will surely excite and move the crowd. He will perform from his new record “The Heart,” to be released Aug. 4.
Aug. 19, Southern Avenue
Southern Avenue is a Memphis street that runs from the easternmost part of the city limits all the way to Soulsville, the original home of Stax Records. Southern Avenue is also the name of a fiery young Memphis quintet that embodies its home city’s soul, blues and gospel traditions, while adding a youthful spirit and dynamic energy all its own.
Aug. 26, Funky Dawgz Brass Band
The Funky Dawgz Brass Band is a premier touring act on the live music scene today. Emerging from Connecticut, these young men have engulfed the spirit and traditions of New Orleans as well as earned the respect from local musicians who grew up and reside in the city. They play a contagious upbeat mix of traditional New Orleans R&B, original music, hip hop, funk, and today’s top hits with a brass twist.
Sept. 2, TBA
For more info vist killington.com.
Photo courtesy of CITM
Donovan Frankenreiter is one of eight acts announced as part of the lineup for the Cooler in the Mountain free summer concert series at Killington Resort.