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17th Annual Revels RiverSing

September 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


September 25, 2021
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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80 Mount Auburn Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox with Free Music, Song, and More at the 17h Annual Revels RiverSing, Saturday, September 25th at the Herter Park Amphitheater in Allston, MA!

A FREE Family Celebration of the Autumnal Equinox

Hosted by George Emlen, Revels Music Director
When: Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:30pm
Where: Herter Park Amphitheater, Allston, MA
Learn More: www.revels.org/riversing

Lift your voice in song – and in person – as Revels waves goodbye to summer and welcomes in the fall at the 17th annual Revels RiverSing at the Herter Park Amphitheater in Allston!

Hosted by Revels music director George Emlen, this year’s RiverSing features the dynamic singer, pianist, and song leader Dr. Kathy Bullock, all the way from Berea, Kentucky! Joining Kathy on stage as soloists and song leaders are jazz great Stan Strickland, the multi-talented David Coffin, and the Boston-bred creative jazz vocalist, Claire Dickson.

For the first time, the Stan Strickland RiverSing Jazz Quartet will be our featured band. Stan has graced the RiverSing stage (and Sun-Moon boat!) for many years on soprano saxophone and as a vocal soloist, and we are thrilled to welcome him back this year as bandleader. Ken Field and the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble will fill Herter Park with their joyful sound beginning at 5:00 pm as our family activities begin. Rounding out our roster are the Revels RiverSing Chorus, the Revels RiverSing Children – and YOU! Bring your best voices. Song sheets will be available online and onsite so we can all sing along!

Family Activities provided by Revels and the Charles River Conservatory begin in Herter Park at 5:00 pm. Then join us for a puppet-filled “Parade to the Amp” at 5:45 pm! (Puppets provided by the Puppeteers Cooperative); Singing in the Amphitheater will start at 6:00 pm sharp!

Herter Park offers plenty of FREE PARKING, a pop-up Beer Garden, and a concession stand for food and drink.

Herter Park Amphitheater
is located at 1175 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA, next to the Herter Community Garden. It is at the opposite end of the large parking lot from the Artesani Splash Park & Wading Pool.

Begun as a partnership with the Charles River Conservancy in 2004, Revels RiverSing is a participatory music event filled with music, magic and  songs celebrating the change of seasons and the splendor of the Charles River and its parklands. While puppets and whimsy may abound, the heart of RiverSing is the communal singing and the joyful spirit that comes with it.

Thanks to our Friends and Sponsors! Charles River ConservancyDepartment of Conservation & Recreation (DCR)Friends of Herter Park, Houghton Chemical Corporation, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Become a Revels RiverSing Sponsor! Several sponsorship opportunities are available. Write acasso@revels.org to learn more!

Revels RiverSing is a Rain or Shine event. In the event of unsettled or severe weather, Revels will post updates on its website (www.revels.org).

We can’t wait to sing with you again!  For more information on the 17th annual Revels RiverSing, please visit www.revels.org/riversing