Eight free summer concerts. Enjoy great food from local food vendors, the bake & book sale.
Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Come on down to the Old Schoolhouse Common gazebo for eight free summer concerts! Enjoy great food from local food vendors, the bake & book sale by the Friends of the Jaquith and bid June 27 Beg, Steal or Borrow was formed in early 2013 with a mission to resurrect the music of the iconic bluegrass band Old and in the Way and have gone on to win three prestigious bluegrass festival band competitions in Maine, Connecticut and New York, being dubbed a “Triple Crown Bluegrass Band” by Bluegrass Today. The band is comprised of Geoff Goodhue, Fran Forim, Roland Clark, Jeremy Sicely and Luke Auriemmo. Food Vendor: Farmers & Foragers
July 4 Will Patton Ensemble deftly blends a rich stew of genres into a seamless whole, focusing on high energy improvisation and group interaction.Their repertoire, featuring fiery Brazilian sambas and folk waltzes, gentle choros and hot Gypsy jazz, takes you on a musical journey from a Parisian bistro to a plaza in the heart of Rio and back home again to your front porch. Will Patton (mandolin), Dono Schabner (guitar), Thal Aylward (violin), Clyde Stats (string bass), Caleb Bronz (percussion). Food Vendor: Mo’s Backyard BBQ
July 11 The Stone Cold Roosters is a band that can strut, swing and rock across decades of American music with style including classic country, swamp-rock, Hillbilly-funk, Blues, Western Swing and Honky-tonk. Colin McCaffrey (lead singer, guitar), Ted Mortimer (lead guitar), Roy Cutler (drummer, vocals), Casey Dennis (bass), Thai Aylward (fiddle), Jim Pitman (dobro, steel guitar), Chuck Eller (keyboard). Food Vendor: Chez Mami
July 18 Dave Keller Band Dave Keller is simply one of the finest soul and blues men of his generation. Famous for his live-wire shows, Dave Keller has become a household name. Come dance like crazy to his deep soul singing, his gritty guitar licks, and his super-tight, super-funky band. Blues Music Award nominee for Best Soul Blues Album of the Year – 2019! Food vendor: Mo’s Backyard BBQ
July 25 Chaque Fois performs Cajun music from Southwest Louisiana. Alec Ellsworth (accordion, fiddle, vocals) and Katie Trautz (fiddle, vocals) weave rhythms, harmonies and melodies together with their instruments and voices. They are joined by Chris Hollis (on guitar and triangle), and Helen Doyle (on Bass). Food vendor: Marshfield Village Store.
August 1 Kava Express plays a mix of eclectic and danceable rock and soul classics, from Stevie Wonder to Little Feat to Prince & U2. They feature catchy melodies, inspired improvisations and infectious grooves. Music that is fit for all ages! Jeff Guerin (keys and vocals), Ryan Case (bass), Pat Lambdin (guitar), Seamus Hannon (drums) and Chris Steller (percussion and vocals). Food vendor: Woodbelly Pizza
August 8 Bella and the Notables presents to you jazz standards with a modern twist. Featuring vocalist Isabella Sances, the group consists of Peter Lind (Harmonica), Thaya Zalewski (Clarinet/Tenor Sax), Preston Murphy (Guitar), Bruno John (Bass) and Eamon Callahan (Drums). Come out for a fun night of high energy music! Food vendor: Vermont Foodie Stand
August 15 Big Hat No Cattle plays old and new songs with a vintage western vibe. Danceable and fun, western swing is a rich melting pot of styles, including swing-era jazz, honky-tonk country, frontier fiddle tunes, cowboy songs, and more. The band is: Kevin Macneil Brown (vocals, steel guitar, guitar), Michael Ricciarelli (Vocals, guitar, fiddle, mandolin), David Blythe (bass, vocals), Danny McHugh (drums). Food vendor: Papagyroson fantastic items in the Silent Auction.