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The Boxcar Lilies
October 4, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Boxcar Lilies have quickly made a name for themselves with their signature mix of folk, country, and bluegrass-tinged Americana music featuring spine-tingling, innovative harmonies and top-notch songwriting. Accompanying themselves on guitar, clawhammer banjo, concert ukulele, bass, and washboard, they have brought their uniquely warm sound and energetic stage presence to venues up and down the Eastern seaboard.
2013 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival attendees voted the trio “Most Wanted to Return” artists following the festival’s annual Emerging Artists Showcase that featured 24 acts. The Boxcar Lilies also secured a coveted official showcase at the 2012 International Folk Alliance Conference in Memphis and a formal showcase at last year’s Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) Conference.
The Boxcar Lilies “bring energy, improvisation and a charming presence to the stage each night. Anyone with an ear for folk or luscious harmonies will enjoy these women.” – Zak Jason, Cape Cod Times
The Oct. 4 First Saturday Concert featuring The Boxcar Lilies is a 2014 Arts Alive LI Arts Month event. A month-long celebration of the many cultural and entertainment attractions Long Island has to offer, Arts Alive LI is presented by the Long Island Arts Alliance and Bethpage Federal Credit Union. Now in its third year, Arts Alive LI will feature special events at more than 40 cultural venues across Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Long Island families and visitors are encouraged to log-on to www.artsaliveli.org for a complete list of events or visit any Bethpage Federal Credit Union branch location on Long Island to pick up a commemorative Arts Alive LI “Passport to the Arts” book that includes ticket coupons, discounts and prize-entry forms.