Wednesdays in the Woods: Jake Speed & The Freddies @ Burnet Woods, Cincinnati [8 August]

Wednesdays in the Woods: Jake Speed & The Freddies


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08
August
19:00 - 21:00

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Burnet Woods
3251 Brookline Dr, Cincinnati 45220
Come celebrate everything great about summer at our spirited series of 10 free weekly concerts, this week featuring the musical stylings of Jake Speed & The Freddies. Good friends, good tunes, good food, good times with a variety of hands-on art making activities for the kids – all at the historic 1911 Burnet Woods bandstand!

This week's food vendors are Quitefranklyllc and Streetpops.
NEW THIS SUMMER: Beer available for purchase from Fifty West Brewing Company courtesy of the Cincinnati Parks Foundation and Fifty West.

Many thanks to our generous sponsors and partners: Louis & Melba Schott Foundation, Fifth Third Bank Trustee, WCPO — 9 On Your Side, Uptown Cincinnati, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Summerfair Cincinnati, ArtsWave, Ohio Arts Council, Cincinnati Parks and Cincinnati Parks Foundation.

This month's Community Partner is Lighthouse Youth & Family Services: kindly bring donations of NEW baby toiletries, clothes, and feeding supplies to benefit local youth and families in need.

Visit our website for the entire Wednesdays in the Woods lineup: https://tinyurl.com/2018-wednesdays-in-the-woods

About the Band: Jake Speed & The Freddies
Jake Speed & The Freddies play a mix of traditional & original folk, country blues, and ragtime tunes that muse on Cincinnati’s unique past & present. Known as the Woody Guthrie of Cincinnati, Jake Speed uses a traditional folksy delivery to compose timely and timeless songs that tell great stories with a bit of a lyrical edge. The band, built out of guitar, mandolin, fiddle, tenor guitar and upright bass (with hints of harmonica, kazoo, and washboard), has been hailed by CityBeat magazine as a “…a fixture of Cincinnati’s traditional Folk scene” since releasing its first of five albums, Queen City Rag, in 2002. Speed’s tongue-in-cheek stories and crowd-engaging antics (such as watering can solos, sing-alongs, and dance moves) keep audiences thoroughly entertained.
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