• Steeple Street area, photo by Jennifer Bedford.
  • Stage and lights, photo by John A. Simonetti
  • Sidy Maiga, photo by Jennifer Bedford.
  • Serious musicians, photo by Maria Bermudez.
  • Ema's Revolution, photo by Jennifer Bedford.

The WaterFire Music Stage on Steeple Street is an initiative to showcase the broad range of creative talents of Rhode Island artists and performers. Located on Steeple Street, at the intersection of Steeple and Canal Streets, the WaterFire Music Stages host a wide variety of artists, everything from latin fusion to contemporary jazz performances.

The 2014 WaterFire Music Stage was supported by GEICO | Local Office and Fat Belly’s Irish Pub.

Steeple Music Stage

2014 Schedule of Performances:

August 23rd, 2014

Featuring Tony Cerbo, a local Rhode Islander and nationally recognized crooner. Be sure to be on the dance floor as this local legend brings the Rat Pack back to life! With a special appearance from the Exult Choir from the Mixed Magic Theatre, formed in 2006, the critically-acclaimed Mixed Magic Exult Choir was brought together in an effort to honor and preserve America’s great gospel music tradition. 

The Exult Choir

August 9th, 2014

Steeple Stage Grupo Sazon

Jesus Andujar & Grupo Sazon is a Latin orchestra based in Rhode Island. Since 2003 Jesus Andujar and his talented musicians have been producing authentic music from the Spanish Caribbean; Salsa, Merengue and Latin Jazz. This great band is usually found in the finest venues throughout New England and New York.

July 12th, 2014

Sidy Maiga (Photo by Duane Brouillette)

Sidy Maiga and his band AfriManding. Sidy Maïga is a master percussionist from Bamako, Mali, West Africa, who specializes in djembe and dun dun.  Though trained in the complex traditional rhythms of Mali, Sidy is also well versed in Caribbean and hip-hop rhythms.

June 28th, 2014

Sultans of Sax (Photo by Emily Gauvin)

The Sultans of Sax performing music from the vaudeville era and early jazz age, considered by many to be the “golden age” of the saxophone.

Ema's Revolution (Photo by Emily Gauvin)

Emma’s Revolution, performing as part of the UUA Love Reaches Out.

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