Aug. 8: Indian Summer Jars

We are so excited to host Indian Summer Jars at the DeSoto Amphitheater for the Performing Arts on Saturday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m.  Rivers will supply opening support. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person, NSCNA members may use coupons for $2 off admission.

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press_ISJ2Honoring styles of folk, blues, bluegrass, and gospel, Indian Summer Jars creates a sound that is unique and upbeat, dynamic and bold. Expect high energy performances with harmonies and vocals reminiscent of Indigo Girls and Natalie Merchant. With creative guitar tunings and strong, earthy rhythms, ISJ brings you uplifting songs inspired by travel, experience, growth and change. There is no doubt this music will stir your soul! Typically seen performing as a quartet, this versatile band can play in configurations anywhere from a solid, striking duo to big, bold 6 piece!

Indian Summer Jars has been playing in the Eastern United States for eight years. Performances on the stages of MusikFest in Bethlehem PA, 30A Songwriters Festival in South Walton FL, The Saint in Asbury Park NJ, The Purple Fiddle in Thomas WV, and The Blockley in Philadelphia PA. ISJ also has had radio airplay and recognition by NPR and Virginia Tech Radio WUVT FM. Sarah Beth’s songwriting has received awards from the Susquehanna Folk Society and Philadelphia Songwriter’s Project. The group has shared stages with great acts such as Vicki Genfan, Joe Stevens (Coyote Grace), Liz Longley, and Nahko and Medicine for the People.

press_rivers1Rivers is a Harrisburg-area all-acoustic trio consisting of lead vocalist, guitarist and banjoist Vincent Yarnell, percussionist Matt Sinkovitz, and upright bassist and vocalist Joe Schaefer. Whether playing in or out on the streets this group changes it up and throws it down with surprising song and sound. Indie meet folk, folk meet pop and pop meet Rivers. More info and samples at http://www.theriversband.com/.