Jazz at Sunset featuring Dwight & Nicole
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Fri, Jul 12, 2019
Venue: The Hanover Theatre
2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, MA 01608Contact:
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WICN Public Radio, in collaboration with The Theatre District Alliance, presents Jazz at Sunset featuring Dwight & Nicole. The area behind the theatre will be transformed into an outdoor, picnic-style concert venue to include food trucks and cash bars. Dwight & Nicole is an American indie-soul band fronted by Dwight Ritcher & Nicole Nelson. Ritcher and Nelson met in Boston when they were both just out of school and cutting their teeth on the local club scene. They discovered a shared love of classic blues greats like Albert King and Lighting Hopkins, covering songs by their vocal heroes Mavis Staples, Jimmy Witherspoon and Etta James. All the while obsessing over writing, and honing their own original music. Dwight & Nicole began performing live as a duo; touring the Northeast and developing a strong fan base. They then self-released two critically acclaimed albums through crowd funding. Over the next few years they would become very well known regionally for their dynamic live shows and well crafted songs; gaining plenty of industry respect with nods for nine Boston Music Awards, seven Boston Pheonix Awards, seven Daysie Awards and six New England Music Awards. Both Ritcher and Nelson posess strong natural voices that stop you dead in your tracks. Whether belting or whispering, their singing commands attention. They are both also captivating performers, multi-instrumentalists and songwriters. This rare mix finds them standing out from the crowd of up and coming East Coast bands. This event is rain or shine. There are no refunds, exchanges or rain dates. We will accommodate as best we can, keeping everyone's safety at the forefront of our minds. Tickets are $20 per person or $140 for VIP stage-front tables that seat four people. The parking lot immediately adjacent, accessed from Federal Street, will be reserved for VIP ticket holders only; one free parking voucher per table. Other parking options include the Federal Plaza Parking Garage at a nominal charge or metered street parking, free after 5 PM in most locations. If you are not in the VIP area, please bring your own chair. In addition, you may also bring your own picnic. Beer and wine bars and food trucks will be available. Please note that alcohol MAY NOT be brought in and must be purchased at the event. Gates open at 5:30 PM. Tickets can be purchased through The Hanover Theatre website, at the box office on Southbridge Street or at the event. Please contact the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information.