Gillian Thompson Band & Walking Sticks, Sunday
Aug 04, 2011 11:13PM
● By Anonymous
Gillian Thompson Band and The Walking Sticks Top a Double Header This Sunday
August 7th at SUSAN C. CAMPBELL PARK
Starting at 2:00 P.M.
Though their sounds are wildly different, the talent coming from the two performing goups at Summer at City Dock this week is sure to impress music lovers of all genres. From the soul-filled voice of Gillian Thompson to the mellow, engaging sound of the Walking Sticks and guest singer, Chelsea Lee, there is no question that talent is the order of the day on Sunday, August 7th.
2:00pm Magic with Glen
The fun begins at 2 pm with family-friendly magic tricks provided by Glenn's Magic and free boat rides from Duffy Electric Boats.
3:00pm Gillian Thompson Project w/ Mike McHenry
Then at 3:00 powerhouse singer Gillian Thompson takes center stage with her blusey-deep voice that mesmerizes audiences and will surely have those on the dock dancing.
5:00pm The Walking Sticks w/Chelsea Lee
At 5:00 twin brothers Max and Spencer Ernst, better known now as the Walking Sticks, take over, playing rich harmonies reminiscent of Simon and Garfunkel. The brothers have performed at Washington, DC's 9:30 Club, Virginia's Jammin' Java, NYC's Mercury Lounge, Baltimore's Rams Head Live, and other elite venues up and down the East Coast. With the velvet-voiced Chelsea Lee by their side this Sunday, this team will impress anyone fortunate enough to hear them.
Every Sunday from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, City Dock comes alive from 2:00 to 7:00 pm with family-friendly street performers, and the best in local musical talent, with face painters, magicians, and balloon artists and more filling in throughout the day. Now in its the third year, the series is supported by the City of Annapolis and local businesses who want to bring visitors and residents alike to Annapolis' historic downtown district. Attendees are encouraged to bring down their own lawn chairs. Food is offered at the Dock from series sponsors Jimmy Johns Sandwiches and Chick and Ruth's Delly will be selling their famous crabcakes at the nearby newly opened Market House.
NEXT WEEK IS SPCA DAY featuring Amazing Disc Dogs!
Other performers slated to take to the stage this summer include: Brian, Mary, and Neal, La Unica, Mama Jama, Pressing Strings, Bobby and the Believers, and more, plus a full slate of entertaining street performers. See www.summeratcitydock.com for the full schedule. Susan C. Campbell Park is located at #1 Dock Street in Downtown Annapolis' Historic District.
Attendees are encouraged to park free at the State Garage on Rowe Blvd. or any of the uptown garages off of West Street and call the always-free e-cruiser shuttles to take them down to City Dock. The dispatch number to call for a ride is 443-481-2422.