About the 2022 Season

We are so excited to welcome the community back for the 25th season of our much-loved Concerts Under the Elms!

The six-week series, hosted on the lawn of the John Brown House Museum on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., will feature a lineup of returning favorites and first-time performers all selected by RIHS stakeholders in celebration of our bicentennial. This year will see the return of food trucks and guests are still welcome to bring their own chairs and coolers.

Concert admission is free for RIHS members and $10 for non-members. Children under 12 are also free. There is NO pre-registration and guests will check-in upon arrival. Please note that dogs are not permitted unless they are a service animal.

The Lineup

June 30

Eight to the Bar

Drawing its musical influences from American roots music — swing, boogie-woogie, and Motown, Eight to the Bar is known for its outstanding instrumentalists and vocal arrangements.

Food Truck: Twisted T’s

Twisted T’s specializes in bread cones, stuffed with a variety of sweet and savory fillings!

July 7

The Leland Baker Trio

Leland Baker is a jazz saxophonist, as well as a music educator; teaching privately, and leading his own project/ lecture series, Bridging Gaps. He lived and spent time honing his craft in New Orleans and New York City.

Food Truck: Saugy Xpress

Saugy Franks are masterfully crafted from an antique family recipe, and are famous for their mouthwatering flavors, appearance, texture, and their Saugy Snap. They’re also completely free of gluten & MSG.

POSTPONED: AUG 18

Atwater-Donnelly with Cathy Clasper-Torch & Erin Lobb Mason

 Atwater-Donnelly provides a unique and thrilling blend of traditional American and Celtic folk music.

July 21

Timeless

Timeless is a teen band based in Rhode Island performing hits from the greatest generations of music, from the 1950s-1980s.

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE EXCESSIVE HEAT THERE WILL NO LONGER BE A FOOD TRUCK AVAILABLE FOR THIS CONCERT

July 28

The Good Living Band

The Good Living Band is a powerhouse quartet from Northern Rhode Island. With a vast catalog of favorites from “Friday I’m In Love” to “Ventura Highway,” The Good Living Band brings bon vivant vibes to any party!

Food Truck: Incred-A-Bowl


A multicultural food company that serves delicious and healthy food with bowled(bold) flavors, like our Cuban chili mango bowl, Spicy kimchi noodles, Liberian bowls, and Korean BBQ beef to name a few.

August 4

The Narrow River Band

The Narrow River Band is a southern RI-based acoustic rock band specializing in a wide range of music, from classic acoustic tunes from the 60s and 70s to inspired songs from emerging musical talent of today.

Food Truck: Trap Box

A modern twist on authentic Latin food featuring cubanos, tacos, burgers, and sandwiches.

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