Crocodile River Music
Crocodile River Music

Next Stage’s Bandwagon Summer Series continues with Crocodile River Music

BRATTLEBORO — Crocodile River Music, a world music ensemble, is set to perform as part of the Next Stage Bandwagon Summer Series on Saturday, May 27, at 6 p.m. The concert will take place at Retreat Farm in Brattleboro.

The Bandwagon Summer Series is an annual event, featuring an eclectic lineup of musicians from around the world.

“West African music is rich in its history and impact to Western musical traditions, and Crocodile River Music does an incredible job showcasing that history and impact,” Keith Marks, executive director of Next Stage Arts, said in a news release.“They're masters of their craft and do so with an authenticity that is infectious.”

Crocodile River Music is known for their unique blend of African and Western music styles, creating a sound that is both original and captivating. The group's performances feature a range of instruments, including the kora, djembe, and balafon, as well as vocals in a variety of African languages.

The Bandwagon Summer Series is a family-friendly outdoor cultural performance series, with more than 20 performances ranging from a diverse group of musical styles, circus arts, dance, and theater that will take place at ballfields, farms, and parks throughout Windham County.

Tickets are available for $20 in advance online or $25 at the gate. Children under 12 are always admitted free, and a dedicated play area will be available at all shows. Refreshments are sold onsite, including the return of Barr Hill cocktails. Attendees are invited to bring a picnic and a blanket or fold-up chair to enjoy our concerts.

The concert is also included in the Bandwagon Series Pass, which provides access to all shows in the series.

For more information about Crocodile River Music and the Bandwagon Summer Series, visit

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