Clarence’s own rock n’ roll festival, “Rock the Barn” has recently announced that 10,000 Maniacs will headline the music festival on Friday, July 17, 2015. Highly celebrated blues artist Duke Robillard will be headlining Saturday’s musical lineup on July 18th. “Rock the Barn” is held at the Big Yellow Barn located at 9015 Main Street.
10,000 Maniacs are one of the most successful musicians ever to break out of WNY: over nine million albums sold, numerous large-scale North American tours, appearances on “Saturday Night Live,” “Tonight Show with Johnny Carson,” “David Letterman,” and even play President Bill Clinton inauguration party. They will be releasing their latest album “Twice Told Tales” in early May.
The 11th annual “Rock the Barn 2015” – a benefit, two-day concert for Meals on Wheels of WNY – will take place Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18th. The event has become a Clarence tradition with a weekend full of music, delicious food vendors, children’s craft area and more.
Friday’s music will include: The Observers and Black Rock Zydeco. In addition to Duke Robillard, Saturday’s performers will include: Dave Viterna, Jay Moynihan, Mercury Blues Band, and The Owen Eichensehr Band.
All the information about Rock the Barn can be found here.