Ballard Park Performance Pavilion, on the shores of Lake Champlain - home of the Westport Community Concerts

2017 Westport Community Concerts - Thursday evenings

The 2017 Westport community concert series is being curated by Grammy award-winning trumpeter & Westport resident Taylor Haskins under the name "Soundwaves". Some amazing things are in store for the 2017 season - check back here for updates!.

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Highlights from the 2016 Concert Schedule

July 7, 7:30pm
Camila Meza
Chilean-born vocalist/guitarist/composer CAMILA MEZA is a rarity, a glorious triptych of an artist. She possesses a gift for composing brilliant musical landscapes, a captivating, soulfully pure vocal instrument, and a consummate prowess on guitar, ablaze with irresistible melodies and improvisations.

July 14, 7:30pm
Richard Julian
"One of the best songwriters and record makers I've heard in a long time." - Randy Newman. Vocalist and guitarist Richard Julian is a critically acclaimed songwriter and recording artist who resides in Brooklyn and New Orleans.

July 21, 7:30pm
Robinson Morse's Sound of Mind
Sound of Mind is raw audio bliss and contrast in motion, by turns a lush instrumental tapestry of lyrical melody and intense interlocking parts and improvisation.

July 28, 7:30pm
THE SNAZ
Indie rock from the depths of Brattleboro, Vermont.

August 4, 7:30pm
Sarah Neufeld, The Ridge
Sarah Neufeld is a violinist and composer based in Montréal, Canada. Her new album "The Ridge" employs more emphasis on vocalizations than Neufeld’s previous works; the interplay between Neufeld’s voice and violin has become strongly integrated and narrative.

August 11, 7:30pm
Nir Felder
Called “the next big jazz guitarist” by NPR, hailed by the New York Times as a "whiz kid", and dubbed “incredible” by the Montreal Gazette, Nir Felder is a new voice in jazz guitar.

 

 

Special 2016 Concert:

Meadowmount School of Music
These exceptional young musicians come together in the Adirondacks for summer study and performance.