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recorded on April 9, 2016

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WUMB and Berklee College of Music Summer Concert Series
August 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd

This summer WUMB and Berklee College of Music will team up to bring you four Saturdays of unforgettable music!

Located at the beautiful boardwalk on Carson Beach, Dorchester, these free concerts will be just the way to spend your Saturday afternoons. Bring a blanket, a picnic basket & your love of music!

Carson Beach
165 William J. Day Boulevard
South Boston, MA
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Concert Line-Up
Selina Elsie

Selina Elsie is a singer-songwriter whose voice lies somewhere between Joni Mitchell and Lauryn Hill. Selina Elsie expresses the depth of her story and her life experiences through her songs. Dedicated to the coexistence of music, art, nature, and holistic living, she is an artist who believes in collaboration, expression, and the connection between mind, body, and soul.

  • Covey
  • Saturday August 8th, 2015 2pm

Covey is an indie folk band fronted by guitarist and vocalist Tom Freeman. With a harmony-driven, group vocal sound and ambient textures, the band formed at Berklee College of Music in February 2013. What makes Covey different? Passion. In high school, Freeman's music teacher told him that he should pursue music not because he was the best player but because he was the most passionate player. With Covey, he has found four other like-minded musicians that share his purpose: Jordan Rich on keys, Dillon Rovere on drums, Mike Kerr on lead guitar, and Michi Tassey with female vocals. The band is expected to release its debut EP, Haggerty (named after Freeman's high school teacher), in the spring of 2015.

A songwriter for nine years, Freeman's musical influences range from Nick Drake to Fleet Foxes to Mumford and Sons. Covey's music has been featured on the Berklee Internet Radio Network (BIRN) and Under the Gun Review, and has won BostInno's song of the week as well as the New England band of the month in Deli Magazine. Covey has opened for artists such as the Last Bison, High as a Kite, Gabriel Kahane, and Hozier.

  • TASH
  • Saturday August 15th, 2015 2pm

Boston-based artist TASH is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter with an old soul. Her music restores bridges between the heart of urbanity and the depth of nature. Her unique folk/pop sound, sung with effortless grace and deep roots to the earth, captures the individuality and freedom that she stands for.

Evelyn Horan

Evelyn Horan was born in Mons, Belgium, city of Vincent Van Gogh. She has lived throughout the world from South Korea to Italy to the United States. Presently, she lives in Boston and attends Berklee College of Music studying professional music. A classically trained flautist, Horan is also a jazz pianist, guitarist, and vocalist. She has performed as a flautist, pianist, and singer-songwriter. By age 14, she was performing solo and singing covers while debuting her own compositions in many venues throughout her adopted central New York. During high school, she accompanied legendary jazz and R&B greats such as Lew Soloff and Ernie Watts on both piano and voice, and Soloff told her, "Don't ever let anyone tell you to sing differently. Keep singing the way you sing."

Horan's own songs are mainly acoustic and folk based with lots of jazz influences. Her musical influences include but are not limited to her mother, Mary Horan, who is a jazz vocalist; Lady Gaga; Lily Allen; Josiah Leming; and the Arctic Monkeys.

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