Grammy winner singer-songwriter John Cruz has returned to the Vineyard to open his East Coast tour with three evening performances aboard the Black Dog’s Tall Ship Alabama. The first performance took place last night, July 19. He also plays tonight and tomorrow night. The concerts begin at 5 p.m. and cruise the Vineyard Sound for several hours, returning at 8 p.m.

Mr. Cruz lived on the Vineyard for ten years in the 1990s. His song Jo Bo’s Night won the first Grammy ever awarded for Hawaiian Music. He is currently working on a third album.

Tickets are $100.

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