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Tuesday, June 15, 2010
First Thursday Concert with Joshua James and Paul Masson
Kick off the Fourth of July weekend by joining thousands of music lovers for the next installment in WTMD's free First Thursday Concert Series at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 1st, in West Mt. Vernon Park.
Joshua Jamesis a rising star on the Americana scene. His 2009 album,Build Me This,landed on numerous year-end, best-of lists on the strength of standout tracks like "Coal War" and "Magazine." James has developed a captivating live show while touring with artists such as John Mayer, David GrayandAni Difranco,and he's coming to perform for you on July 1st.
Baltimore's ownPaul Massonkicks off the show at 5:30 p.m. The singer-songwriter has spent much of 2010 on the road, making a name for himself throughout the northeast. His vocal stylings and intensity have garnered comparisons toRay LaMontagne.And his songwriting harkens back to the era ofNeil Young's Harvest.
Masson shared the bill with Joshua James during a memorable show at the8 x 10in October 2009.