Next Stage Arts is pleased to announce that the Bandwagon Summer Series will kick off on Friday, May 19 at 6pm with a performance by the Brooklyn-based Afrobeat band, Underground System. The concert will take place at Cooper Field in Putney, and will be co-presented with the Stone Church.
“We’re thrilled to have Underground System kick off the Bandwagon Summer Series,” said Next Stage Arts Executive Director Keith Marks. “They’re an incredible band that’s known for their infectious grooves and high-energy performances, and we’re confident that they’ll get the crowd moving and set the tone for what promises to be an amazing series of concerts.”
Underground System is a Brooklyn-based band that draws on a diverse array of influences, including afrobeat, funk, and dance music. Known for their high-energy performances and infectious grooves, the band has toured extensively throughout the United States and Europe, earning a reputation as one of the most exciting live acts on the scene.
The concert will take place at Cooper Field, located on Sand Hill Road in Putney. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, and picnic baskets, and enjoy the music under the open sky. Beer, wine, and Barr Hill cocktails will be sold on site.
Tickets for the Next Stage Bandwagon Summer Series are on sale now and can be purchased online at nextstagearts.org. Most tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the gate; children under 12 get in for free. Series passes and discounted ticket bundles are also available – purchase early in the season for best value!
For more information about this concert and the Bandwagon Summer Series, please visit nextstagearts.org.
Next Stage Arts serves southeastern Vermont as a regional cultural hub, arts producer, and instigator of meaningful cultural experiences. Founded in 2010 as a nonprofit organization, Next Stage Arts is a transformative, community-centered project dedicated to revitalizing Putney’s cultural and economic village center through excellence in arts programming valuing diversity as a springboard for nurturing community.