Zydeco, Cow Punk & Lobster Blast: Five things you need to know in Burrillville this weekend


Cow Punk

Visit The Island on Friday, Aug. 2 for “cow punk night,” and enjoy from some free music by Jesse Braintree & The Hogge Brothers, Sunshine Riot and Mean Old Firemen from 7 to 10 p.m.

Learn more about the free music series being put on weekly at the lakeside venue by a Burrillville resident here.


On Saturday, Easy Street Bayou, made up of several former members of the band Slippery Sneakers, will play a free concert at the Stillwater Mill Pavilion as part of the Riverwalk Times concert series. Enjoy Cajun, old R & B and swamp pop music out of the bayous, back roads and French Quarter at this outdoor show starting at 6 p.m.

Read more about the free summer concert series here.

Charlie Marie

Also on Saturday, Burrillville-based country singer Charlie Marie will perform at Oakley’s Bar & Grill starting at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy some live music on the patio of the venue at 1950 Broncos Highway.

Got talent?

Sign up now for Burrillville’s Got Talent, an event to be put on as part of the Burrillville Arts & Crafts Festival on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. until the winner is crowned.

Contestants 12 and older are invited to dust off their tutus, tune up their instruments, or warm up their voices for any act that takes less than five minutes. Celebrity judges will watch the event. 

For sign up information, message festival organizers via their Facebook page.

Lobster blast

Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club will host their 4th annual Lobster Blast on Sunday, Aug. 4, with shooting starting at 9 a.m. and a clam bake starting at 3 p.m. Choose from a dinner of steak or lobster plus clamcakes, steamers, salad, strawberry shortcakes and more.

Tickets are $60 for 50 targets and a meal, $45 for just the meal, or $15 for just the targets. For tickets or questions, contact Norm Fontaine at (401) 286-8209 or the club at (401) 568-7171.

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