New Bedford Ma. Summerfest
July 4th Friday night Greater New Bedford Summerfest kicks off with concert on the Custom House stage beginning at 6:30 p.m. featuring Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul, Lacy Kaplansky and Red Molly. The concert will be followed by the City's fireworks display. The Friday concert is a separate ticket $10 in advance, $15. at the gate.
On Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6, between 11:00 AM and 9:00 PM the Greater New Bedford Summerfest expands to six stages in the National Park that range from the twelve hundred seat "Custom House Stage" to the intimacy of a fifty five seat "Meet the Performer" area. An array of well-known and emerging artists will be featured on these stages all weekend, including Richard Shindell, Chirs Smither and Ramblin Jack Elliot. Complete list of performers
I got a chance to meet the couple riding the tandem. They had ridden the 35 miles from Providence, R.I. to attend the festival. From Florida, the couple had done quite a lot of touring both tandem and single bikes.