Sat, Jul 08|
BlackRock Center for the Arts
Sol Roots on the Lawn (Outdoor Concert Series)
Come with friends to drink, socialize, bring a picnic, and enjoy an Outdoor Concert with Blues performed by Sol Roots!
Time & Location
Jul 08, 7:00 PM EDT
BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr, Germantown, MD 20874, USA
About the Event
Welcome to the Outdoor Concert Series: come with friends to drink, socialize, bring a picnic, and enjoy a party with some Blues performed by Sol Roots!
We will see you there on Saturday, July 8th at 7:00 PM at BlackRock Center for the Arts. Don't forget to mark your calendars and spread the word!
Our summer programming is always Rain or Shine! We keep a close eye on the forecast and will relocate indoors in the case of severe weather.
No outside drinks allowed. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, so come hungry and thirsty! Bring your most comfy blanket or lawn chair.
This free community event is made possible through the generosity of our patrons and supporters! Please consider making a financial contribution of any amount to support BlackRock's current and future programming.
Thank you to our summer sponsors Wegmans and FirstEnergy for helping us to bring free programming to our community all summer long!
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
The Sol Roots band performs a mix of raw funk, deep blues, energetic rock, greasy soul, and hypnotic grooves. Sol is a guitarist and vocalist who has toured with many roots, funk, blues and soul legends around the world as a part of Music Maker Revue.
The Sol Roots band has shared the stage with acts such as Jon Cleary, Soulive, Dumpstaphunk, The Wood Brothers, Sonny Landreth, Robert Randolph, Eric Lindell, Roosevelt Collier, Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, Victor Wainwright, Booker T Jones, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Shemekia Copeland, Jackie Greene and many more.
Paying homage to the greats, and with a love of Universal Music as the guiding light, Sol steps out on a path with his own unique, powerful voice and a talented band of musicians.
Sol Roots is an official Home Grown Music Network artist and a "Next Generation" Music Maker Relief Foundation artist. Sol Roots was awarded "Best Blues Act/Group" 2019 by The Wammies / The MusicianShip.
"Sol performs a soulful blend of rock and blues, with a natural stage presence" - Jambase
"He's toured the world with some of the biggest names in funk and blues...He's the fiery guitarist known as Sol, and his influences span the country, and the globe" - On Tap Magazine
"Sol is an exceptional guitarist & a great musician/songwriter..." - Fred Cannon, a Senior Vice President at BMI
"Sol is a fierce guitarist and soulful singer" - Jambase