THE MUSIC SERIES – MATTHEW BARBER/BOB WISEMAN

Hello friends and lovers.

I want to take this time to start introducing you to the music at this year’s festival. We’ve got an INCREDIBLE line-up. When I say incredible, I mean, INCREDIBLE. Each and every one of these bands were on our “if only we could get <blank>” list at the beginning of the festival. And to our great joy, we’ve had an unprescendented series of “yes” responses, that have resulted in this beautiful line-up. Great credit is due to Evan Newman, who founded the Beaudelaire Label, and whose skills, reputation and respect helped us book most of these bands. The reputation of the SummerWorks Festival is also a major reason that so many of these artists have responded. This is the beginning of something really exciting, and we hope you’ll catch some music at the end of the day.

The first show is Matt Barber and Bob Wiseman. This is an really cool pairing.

Matt Barber is known for his ability to turn a room into a bit of a sanctuary. He’s a great songwriter who’s recently decided to go more intimate, leaving Warner Music for the Outside Music Label.

Starting off the night is Bob Wiseman. Many if not all of you already know Bob Wiseman. He is one-part genius, one-part mad man, one-part show-man. He’s as famous as is he infamous. So much can be said, but nothing can really match the experience of a Bob Wiseman show. He’s a glorious weirdo. You don’t want to miss this.