USNWC’s Labor Day Celebration will feature several activities and music by the soulful rock band Durand Jones and the Indications. The day will begin with the Labor Day 5K and 15K Trail Race followed by another day of outdoor adventure, yoga, and live music, ending with a firework display after sunset to cap off the Labor Day Celebration. As with all of Whitewater’s Festivals, the Labor Day Celebration is free to attend, open to the public, and does not require tickets.
8:00 p.m. – Pass Activities Close
8:00 p.m. – Durand Jones and the Indications
“Durand Jones & the Indications aren’t looking backwards. Helmed by foil vocalists in Durand Jones and drummer Aaron Frazer, the Indications conjure the dynamism of Jackie Wilson, Curtis Mayfield, AND the Impressions. This young band of twenty-somethings are students of soul, including guitarist Blake Rhein, who moonlights doing research for The Numero Group. Even with that background, and an aesthetic steeped in the golden, strings-infused dreaminess of early ‘70s soul, the Indications are planted firmly in the present, with the urgency of this moment in time.
On American Love Call, Durand Jones & the Indications’ soulful sophomore LP, the band reckons with how to balance love and fury of modern day America. A fierce, fully-formed thesis, American Love Call is as grand and cinematic as it is focused on fleeting details.” – Bio