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Slab Summer Music Series: The Midnight Riders WILCO Pre-Show

Attention Music Lovers! WILCO Pre-show! Knox County Boogie Kings : The Midnight Riders are coming back to Slab Sicilian Street Food in sunny tropical downtown Portland, Maine for a Summer Boogie on Sunday July 30th from 3-6PM! It will also be a pre-show party for the Wilco show that night on The Point. We hope to see all our Southern Maine buddies out for the show and celebrate the chance to play with our buddy Sam Yawdik on Drums! We are excited to bring our high energy music back to a place that likes original Maine music about Maine people & lives.

The Midnight Riders just opened for The Mallett Brothers Band, with a 10 song all original set, on Saturday June 17th at the Rockport Opera House right here in Knox County! And for the 24th annual North Atlantic Blues Festial weekend played the 1st annual North End Block Party (with Brews & BBQ) hosted by HOME Kitchen Cafe on Friday July 14th. And then the new Rock Harbor Bruin Co. debut party at noon & on Oak St. behind FOG Bar for the Saturday night pubcrawl on July 15th of the 2017 North Atlantic Blues Festival for a total of 14 HOURS on stage out of 32 HOURS. We had a blast playing for all you BLUES LOVERS and want to see you at our shows! Featuring Will Neils on Lead Vocals, Emmett Lalor on Guitar, Bass & Vocals, Mike Cole on Bass, Guitar & Vocals, Samuel Bryce Yawdik on Drums, James Taylor on Keyboards &  Jon Vickerman on Sax. All three singers have original songs the band will be performing in their shows.

The Midnight Riders are an exciting live band that will get you dancing to Old Soul, Funk, Americana, Roots & Blues / Rock N Roll. Rockin' numbers you know from The Allmans, Band, Beatles, Cream, Stones, Skynyrd & Little Feat with soulful grooves by Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Meters, Taj Mahal & King Floyd & Blues tunes by Little Walter, Johnny Winter, Freddie King, Paul Butterfield & Bob Dylan. Some aggressive song choices from The Dead Kennedys, Nick Cave, Social Distortion & The Drive-By Truckers. As well as a song selection that also covers Roots Americana songwriters Steve Earle, Bruce Springsteen & Jason Isbell (Townes Van Zandt requests are honored!) while also doing songs by Maine based bands The Mallett Brothers & Waldo Counties own Coloradas!

Earlier Event: July 30
Barre at the Bar: Slab