Ed. Note: This is the final season for The Bullpen/Fairgrounds before construction starts for a new development.
From a press release:
“The Bullpen proudly kicks off the 2016 Miller Lite Summer Concert Series on Thursday, March 17 to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Admission is free, and entertainment begins at 5pm with live music featuring The Pietasters with an opening set from Warden. Hailing from Montgomery County, Maryland, Warden warms up the Bullpen stage with grooving rock instrumentals & infectious vocal harmonies. Their energizing altrock ballads will be sure to get the crowd on their feet.
Headlining the stage is The Pietasters, a legendary sevenpiece band inspired by ska, punk, soul. rocksteady, and reggae beats from around the world. Washington, DC natives, The Pietasters have toured alongside many prominent recording artists including No Doubt, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, James Brown, Ozomatli, and the Dropkick Murphy’s. With performances taking place everywhere, from friends’ basements for intimate shows to sprawling crowds during the Vans Warped Tour, The Pietasters’ ability to entertain with spirited rhythms and unstoppable beats make their highlyacclaimed performance an experience not to miss.”