Grammy-Award winning bluegrass queen Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands is set to perform at the next edition of the free Point Richmond Music concert, which is set for Friday evening.
Also performing is folk-rock-R&B-ska-world-fusion ensemble The Mad Maggies at the always festive outdoor concert that runs from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in historic downtown Point Richmond (Park Place between West Richmond and Washington avenues.
Lewis and the Right Hands open at 5:30 p.m., while The Mad Maggies start at 6:45 p.m.
Lewis is an internationally renowned singer, songwriter, fiddler, and bandleader, and her group’s latest album, “The Hazel and Alice Sessions,” was nominated for the 2017 Best Bluegrass Grammy.
The Mad Maggies, meanwhile, are a truly eclectic group, mixing in everything from world rock to Ska, Cajun/Zydeco to R&B, Klezmer to polka, to the high seas and beyond.
Amidst dancing in the street, attendees are encouraged to dine at an equally eclectic array of local restaurants, along with a rotating selection of food trucks that pull up to each concert. Every concert also features an opportunity drawing and arts and crafts booths.
Concert-goers can pair fine food with beverages from Point Richmond Music’s no-host bar, with proceeds directly supporting the free music series.
Festival-style seating is available with a limited number of chairs provided, and concert-goers are encouraged to bring their own festival/lawn chairs.
“Our all-volunteer non-profit organization produces the series in support of our mission to build community through the unifying language of music,” organizers said.
For more information, visit www.pointrichmondmusic.org.