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CONCERTS IN THE COURTYARD

We are pleased to announce that Bennington Museum has received an anonymous grant once more for 2022, plus additional support from the Golub Foundation. Performances will begin June 3rd and run through September 2nd, 2022, and will be free of charge.

All events take place from 5-7pm.

Please bring your own blankets or lawn chairs!

The Avocado Pit will set up shop in front of the Museum’s gates, serving delicious tacos, beer and wine.

In the event of rain, the event will be cancelled by 2pm on Fridays. Check our facebook page for updates.

Museum educators will provide free children’s activities during Concerts in the Courtyard. Kids of all ages will find a fun makerspace at the picnic tables where they can create art based on art and objects featured in the Museum.

The Outcrops

From the woods of Northern New Jersey, the Outcrops bring original blues-infused rock’n’roll. The four-piece band was formed in 2016 by lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Cassidy Rain & lead guitarist Bryan Schroeder. As a singer, Cassidy has been compared to Bonnie Raitt and Susan Tedeschi but her raw sensibility as front person could as easily bring comparisons to blues legends like Howlin Wolf or Muddy Waters. Bryan’s playing falls somewhere between Duane Allman and Derek Trucks, as many fans have pointed out. Bryan has also noted Jerry Garcia as a major influence. His long flowing lead lines throughout songs intertwine with Cassidy’s vocal phrases to create a very melodic sound that sets the tone for The Outcrops. The rhythm section of the band includes Jason Casanovas on bass and Max Adler on drums. Both Max and Jason bring a funk and soul feel that melds beautifully with Cassidy and Bryan creating the perfect band tag: Rock & Roll, Blues & Soul.