Waterfront Concert: James Montgomery Bluesband
The James Montgomery Blues Band brings rocking blues to Waterfront Park in Newburyport as part of Yankee Homecoming! When blues legend James Montgomery plays the harmonica, he "brings it on home". Whether it's recording with Kid Rock, sitting in with Gregg Allman, or fronting his hot band of thirty years, Montgomery plays with authority.
While growing up in Detroit he learned first-hand from the masters - James Cotton, John Lee Hooker, and Jr. Wells - at the legendary "Chessmate." Over the years, he's carried on in the tradition and continues to be a vital presence in Blues as one of the most dynamic performers on the scene.
All Waterfront Concerts are partially sponsored and FREE to our guests. We will, however, be passing among you to ask for donations to help defray the very high cost of these wonderful bands, sound, lighting, staging, and upkeep of our beautiful park, which the Newburyport Waterfront Trust has so graciously allowed us to use.