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No dampening fest’s soulful performers

Corey Peyton (pictured in Manchester, Tenn., in June) and the Soul Rebels played to the end of a rainy Saturday concert. Corey Peyton (pictured in Manchester, Tenn., in June) and the Soul Rebels played to the end of a rainy Saturday concert. (DAVE MARTIN/AP/file)
By Marc Hirsh
Globe Correspondent / July 30, 2012
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Say what you will about rain pouring down for hours on a free outdoor concert with no roof over the audience: It quickly separates the casual looky-loos from the dedicated attendees. For proof, look no further than the Saturday evening program for the inaugural Boston Summer Arts Weekend. The weather may have chased away the bulk of the crowd by the time the two closing acts took the stage, but a small, committed (and wet) crowd remained in Copley Square to cheer them on.

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Music Review

The Soul Rebels,

with Suzanne Vega

At: Copley Square, Saturday