The Jessica Prouty Band will be playing the Grafton Recreation and Parks Concert Series in on the common on Wednesday, July 18, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Jessica Prouty, vocalist and bassist, and Cody Nilsen, guitarist, both just finished their first year at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Prouty has been playing with Cam Pelkey, drummer, and Andy Covino, keys, for five years with the band.
The show is free and is open to the public. Lawn chairs, blankets, and bug spray are encouraged. If it rains, the concerts will be held at the , 30 Providence Rd. Concerts are sponsored in part by the Grafton Recreation Commission, Grafton Local Cultural Council and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
The Jessica Prouty Band, a four-piece, female-fronted, rock band, has won the John Lennon Educational Tourbus Daddy's Junky Music Rockin' Roland Battle of the Bands, came in 2nd at SchoolJam USA, a nation-wide contest, at NAMM in Downtown Disney in California, where Prouty won best vocalist and Pelky won best drummer, won first place in Children's Hospital Boston Notes for the Cure Battle for Best Song, and received the "Best Band" award at the Limelight Music Awards in Rhode Island this year.
They will tour this summer all over New England performing at summer concert series, club dates, and festivals. For their continually updated schedule, go to www.JessicaProuty.com.