July 13, 2024
7 - 9 pm
Driving Rte 9

$20 donation - BYOB and picnic -
Outdoor Bistro Style Seating in the Amphitheatre
Rain or shine!

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The musical experience of Driving Route 9, loosely fits the description of modern Folk/Celtic pop, taking their listeners to a place you simply can’t find anywhere else. Featuring the song writing duo of Becca Gripp of Wilmington, DE and Barry O’Doherty of Donegal County, Ireland, with band members Jim David on drums, Paul Emmerling on bass and Geoff Cox, armed with his whistle, this originals band from Southeast Connecticut is creating an experience unlike any other. With an upbeat vibe and a Celtic twist, DR9’s high energy shows bring catchy melodies, beautifully blended harmonies, and a tight musical delivery. “Matter of Time”, DR9’s debut album (put on hold due to the pandemic) is currently being pressed to vinyl record with hopes of release at our June 19th performance at Leif Nilsson’s Concerts in the Garden in Chester CT.

$20 donation - BYOB and picnic -
Outdoor Bistro Style Seating in the Amphitheatre
Rain or shine!

GATES OPEN Half Hour before the show. First come first seated.

Choose your favorite bottle at the Chester Package Store across the street, get your picnic from any of Chester's fine restaurants and grab a growler from the Little House Brewing Company next door.

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Sorry, no pets allowed.

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Chester, Connecticut 06412

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