b"2021 GHCC Travel Resource Guide-Final.qxp_Layout 16/17/2110:23 AMPage 18Music &EntertainmentThe downtown music scene isgrowing by leaps and bounds. Fora fun evening out, check out one ConcertNunansof the many venues that has livemusic.All generations can find something to enjoy from blues andjazz to Irish/Celtic to country music. Haverhill continues the tradition of supporting many musicians and styles of music. From pianists, songwriters, composers, vaudeville performers, crooners, jazz bassists, music arrangers, conductors, folk musicians, rappers, and industrial heavy metal.Haverhill Chamber EventBe ImagineHaverhill's native son, John Greenleaf Whittier's poetic inspiration came from his religion and rural life as well as nature. Andre Dubus II was known for his short stories and essays and taught at Bradford College. His son, Andre Dubus III, is a novelist and teaches at UMASS Lowell. Bob Montana created the Archie Comic Book series. Each year Haverhill's John Greenleaf Whittier Andre Dubus II River Bards, a group of local poets, cast a light on the literary arts! The family-friendly event is open to the public featuring readings by published poets and and those starting outLiterary InspirationsBob Momtana18 HaverhillChamber.com | Music, Entertainment & Literary Inspiration"