Oh…and there was music.


Providence, the capital city of economically struggling Rhode Island, is putting its woes aside for a night and celebrating its 375th birthday with fireworks, music and cake for more than 1,000 people.

The city honors its birthday Tuesday with a celebration at the Providence Performance Arts Center. It will feature a performance by Rhode Island-based band Deer Tick, whose new album is called “Divine Providence.”

“Of course we need a party,” said former Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci, who will join Mayor Angel Taveras and three other former mayors for the culminating celebration.

This should be interesting…


As we mentioned in our earlier post Visible Voice will be putting an the unofficial Newport Folk Festival after party Saturday night at the Gaslight with their friends over at Kitchen Sessions. Both blogs focus heavily on live music recordings of the folk persuasion. Therefore, there is no…

We like this too. See you guys at Gaslight!