Kerouac and Cassadys at the Olympia

Photo and text by Tony Sampas

There’s a big event taking place tonight at 7:30 pm at the Olympia Restaurant, 453 Market Street in Lowell.

It’s a 60th Anniversary Celebration of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road with featured performer Kevin Devine, with special guests Will Dailey and Neal Cassady’s daughter, Jami Cassady.

The purpose of the event is to celebrate the spirit of On the Road with acclaimed Indie Rocker Kevin Devine as the featured performer. The evening will open with Jami Cassady, in conversation with Steve Edington, sharing memories of her father Neal, and her “Uncle Jack” Kerouac. A $10.00 donation is requested to support Lowell Celebrates Kerouac. Kevin Devine’s appearance is generously sponsored by the Duncan Family Fund–a Component Fund of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation. This event is being produced by Jim Sampas of Reimagine Music.