Nontraditional, Charleston-based Qiet headliner for this weekend's Live on the Levee


    Organizers say this weekend's Auto Moses Group Live on the Levee features headliner Qiet, a Charleston-based band that is known for its nontraditional music. (Burst/Terri Farkas)

    Everyone “working for the weekend” in the Kanawha Valley can look forward to another free night of music down by the river, featuring a Charleston-based band that takes pride in its nontraditional style.

    Qiet – a group known for its unclassified sound that blends rock, jazz, gypsy, funk and more - is the headliner for Moses Auto Group Live on the Levee concert on Friday, June 22.

    The summer free concert series takes place on the Schoenbaum Stage at Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston.

    Opening act Short and Company, a blues and Southern Rock band, will get the music started about 6:30 p.m. Qiet takes the stage about 7:45 p.m.

    Live on the Levee is a free concert series that offers entertainment on 15 Fridays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. This year’s lineup features 20 first-time performers, 10 national touring acts and seven returning favorites.

    Eyewitness News is the exclusive media sponsor of Live on the Levee.

    The concert series serves as a fundraiser for five local charities - Covenant House of West Virginia, Manna Meal, the Religious Coalition for Community Renewal, Roark-Sullivan Lifeway Center and the YWCA of Charleston.

    Every Friday night, representatives from one of these organizations sell tickets for a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds from the raffle are collected throughout the season and divided among the five charities at the end of the year.

    The following is the schedule for the remainder of the Live on the Levee concerts this season:

    June 29

    Shine

    The Soul Doctors

    July 6

    The Carpenter Ants

    John Ingraham and Friends Present: A tribute to Bill Withers, featuring Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., Christian Lopez, Bob Thompson and Larry Groce

    July 13

    Ona

    Ron Gallo

    * WTSQ Night

    July 20

    Voodoo Katz

    Cherry Poppin’ Daddies

    July 27

    The Wild Rumpus

    The Steel Wheels

    * Foodtmad Night

    Aug. 3

    Biscuit Miller and the Mix

    Multi-Fest

    Aug. 10

    The Settlement

    Beggars Clan

    Aug. 17

    The Hobbs Sisters

    Trent Harmon

    * SportsFest

    Aug. 24

    LC Band

    Resurrection – A Journey Tribute

    Aug. 31

    Tony Harrah & The Fly-Over States

    Vanessa Collier

    * Fireworks

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