The Round Square Music Festival to Return to Theatre 82, 5/16-17
The Round Square Festival returns to Theatre 82 in Cranston, RI this year with another stellar lineup. Dedicated to songwriters in New England, the festival will feature some of the area's best in an acoustic setting. Enjoy a weekend of music influenced by Americana and folk.
This year's lineup includes Ian Fitzgerald, Dan Blakeslee, Allysen Callery, Haunt The House, Tracie Potochnik,Matt Borrello, Daphne Lee Martin, G.W. Mercure, Kala Farnham, and Steve Allain. Many of the performers have received nominations or local music awards from publications throughout New England and most have released full length CDs and/or EPs.
The event is hosted again at Theatre 82, the larger secondary venue of Artists' Exchange that just celebrated its one-year anniversary on April 1st. It has played host to a variety of artistic events including theatre productions, comedy, and - of course - music. It is also home to Characters' Cafe? which serves sandwiches, pastries, etc. and an assortment of drinks. Beer and wine cash bar is now also available.
Music will start at 8pm both Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17. Seating is limited so get your tickets early! Advance tickets are $7 per evening or $10 for a weekend pass. At the door, remaining tickets will be sold for $10 (per evening) and $15 (weekend pass). Theatre 82 is located at 82 Rolfe Square in Cranston. For tickets and more information, visit www.artists-exchange.org. You can also find more information on Facebook at www.facebook.com/theroundsquarefestival.
ABOUT ARTISTS? EXCHANGE: Artists' Exchange is a nonprofit arts collaborative whose mission is to create an atmosphere in which creativity, learning, and discovery converge and individuality is celebrated. Artists' Exchange is home to multiple art studios, a gallery, online art boutique, and cafe?, along with secondary venue Theatre 82; a multi-use performance, meeting and instructional space. Year-round classes and summer camps are offered for the community of all ages in art, ceramics, theater, and music. Artists? Exchange is operated by Gateways to Change, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all human beings. For more information, visit www.artists-exchange.org and www.gatewaystochange.org.