The Midnight Riders will play Saturday, July 2, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the downtown Myrtle Street Tavern, 12 Myrtle St.

The Midnight Riders promise to get the crowd dancing to Americana, old soul, funk, blues and rock ‘n’ roll. The Midnight Riders are Will Neils on lead vocals; Emmett Lalor on guitar and vocals; "The Reverend" Mike Cole on bass and vocals; and Bill Faller on drums. For this show, Jon Vickerman (ex-Rustic Overtones) will be sitting in on sax.

The following day — Sunday, July 3 — Neils and Lalor will perform from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Speakeasy, just a couple of blocks away.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or