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DeMasi Brothers to Close Out Music in the City Park Bandshell

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – On Wednesday, August 18, the DeMasi Brothers wind up the 2021 season of Music in the City Park Bandshell at 7:15 pm. Come early and enjoy ice cream floats provided by the Bridges Arts Council prior to the program.

It will also be the conclusion of the recognition each week of those who have been instrumental in the arts and music in Valley City. The final week will be credited to all the music and art teachers/instructors in our schools and area. This includes all those from the past and present, public schools and college. Please come and join the Bridges Arts Council and VCPR and be recognized.

Joseph and John, the DeMasi Bros., began their folk music career in the folk clubs and coffeehouses in and around New York City where they were born and raised. As part of the 80’s folk music revival scene, they appeared and performed regularly at Greenwich Villages famed music club “the Speak Easy” and were featured performers on the “Fast Folk” music series. They shared the stage with such folk legends as Harry and Tom Chapin, Christine Lavin and Oscar Brand and have appeared regularly on NPR radio.

In 1992 they joined forces with their lifelong friend Chris Burke, the award winning actor with Down syndrome best known for his starring role as “Corky” on the hit ABC-TV show “Life Goes On” who they met while working as music counselors at a recreation program for children and adults with disabilities. The trio formed a group and went on to sign a major recording contract with BMG/Kidz. They recorded four CD’s for kids and families, one nationally released and their CD titled “Forever Friends” received a

Article source: https://www.newsdakota.com/2021/08/13/demasi-brothers-to-close-out-music-in-the-city-park-bandshell/

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