The 6th Annual Rhythm and Blues Heritage Month Festival Is Coming to The Met

rbDid you know that August is Rhode Island’s official rhythm and blues heritage month? If not, the month is halfway over. You’d better get celebrating!

Lucky for you, the perfect opportunity will present itself on Sunday, August 24, at The Met. From 2 to 5:30pm an all-star line-up of performers will celebrate the 6th annual Rhythm and Blues Heritage Month Festival. Performing will be singer-guitarist-composer Phil Pegg and the R&B Preservation Hall Band, bassist Max Whiting, saxophonist Randy Ashe, guitarists Paul Williams and Dick Willner, organist Lonnie Gasperini, and vocalist Jan Schmidt. The afternoon will close with an R&B jam session. Musically inclined audience members are encouraged to bring their instruments and join the Preservation Hall Band during the closing jam session.

Suggested donation is $5. For ticket and show information, visit

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