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Dates:Friday, April 28, 2023 - Saturday, April 29, 2023
Ages:Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:Free see below
Category:Music & Concerts

the town and the city festival 2023 photoThe Town and The City Festival announced that an additional 10 acts have been added to the lineup for the two-day music and arts festival set to take place Friday, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th in event spaces, bars, cafes and galleries throughout downtown Lowell, Massachusetts.

Two-Day Passes and Advanced Individual Day Passes are on sale now. Purchase Tickets

Produced by Porter Productions with support from the Greater Merrimack Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau, Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism, and the Lowell Cultural Council. The Town And The City Festival features both locally-based and national touring acts.

Celebrating the adventurous spirit of renowned Lowell native author Jack Kerouac, the Fourth Annual edition of The Town and The City Festival features an eclectic line-up of artists that would make Kerouac proud, featuring Buffalo Tom, Dalton and the Sheriffs, Rhett Miller, John Doe Folk Trio, Ted Leo, Peter Mulvey & Sista Strings, Alisa Amador, Pile, Vapors of Morphine and MUCH more.

Additional acts announced for the Festival include Ali McGuirk, Kaia Kater, Corner House, Jen Kearney, former O Positive front man Dave Herlihy, Robin Lane, Nora Brown (w/Stephanie Coleman), Laney Jones, Senseless Optimism, Kevin Stevenson, Pinto Loco, Justine & the Unclean, oldsoul, Tiffy, Roser, Keyboard Dog, Rusty Mullet, Dyer Holiday, Potholder, BullPup, Squires of Soul, Girl With a Hawk, Justin Arena, Class President, One Stays, StrangeColorSky, Girl Scout Cookies, Solo Artist, Chi Tashi, Cropze, Fee the Evolutionist, Arthur Terembula, Defining Moments: Stories and Poems of Transformation, Derek Johnson, J Faith, DJ Myth, Cornerhouse, Free Soil Arts Collective, and the Cambodian American Literary Arts Association.

In addition, The Town and The City Festival will host a special edition of EARFULL, the popular performance series featuring writers and musicians doing their respective things in an intimate setting. Writers read from their new books, or works-in-progress , or right from their crumpled up notes. Musicians have ranged from harpists to sitarists, from solo songwriters to full-on rock bands.

The festival takes place in event spaces, bars, cafes, and galleries throughout downtown Lowell including Lala Books (for a nod to the literary theme), Zorba Music Hall, Warp & Weft, The Luna Theater (at Mill No. 5), Academic Arts Center, Gallery Z, Smokehouse Tavern, The Old Court, The Purple Carrot Bread Co., The Worthen Cafe, and Brew’d Awakening.

Designed as a walkable event, attendees who purchase single-day or two-day passes will have access to performances across all the participating venues (per any age restrictions and capacity allowance.)

The Town and The City Festival is inspired by the creativity and exploration for which the author was so famously known and will present a diverse mix of musical genres and artistic disciplines to inspire discovery and to celebrate a love of life.

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