Upper Valley Concerts in the Park 2018
Pull up a chair and enjoy!
If you're looking for music this summer, try these great concerts in the park!
Lebanon has concerts on the green on Mondays and Thursdays at 7 pm. Rain location is at Lebanon First Congregational Church on S. Park St.
June 18 - North Country Chordsmen, Acapella
June 21th -The Point Independent
June 25 - Raqs Salaam Dance Theater Performance & Free Intro to Belly Dancing class to follow
June 28th - Lula Wiles, Bluegrass
July 2 - Upper Valley Community Band, Big Band
July 5th - Michael Vincent Band, Blues/Rock
July 9 - GrooveSum, R&B, Soul
July 12th - Cold Chocolate, Americana
July 16 - Fu'Chunk!, Soul, Funk & Rock
July 19th - Pete Kilpatrick, Singer-Songwriter/Folk Rock
July 23 - UVCB, Big Band
July 26th - The Hunts, Alternative/Indie
July 30 - The Moonlighters, Big Band
August 2nd - Rob Curto's Forro For All, Northeastern Brazilian Music
August 6 - Lyme Town Band, Big Band
August 9th - Acoustic Radio, Rock/Country
August 16th - The Point Independent Radio Concert
Concerts are on Wednesdays. They start at 6:30 on the Quechee Green.
June 20: Moonlighters, Big Band Swing
July 11: Oxford & Clark, Americana, Folk, and Country
July 25: Fu’Chunk, Funk, soul, and original music
Aug. 8: Chad Hollister, Acoustic Rock
White River Junction
Concerts at on Wednesday. They start at 6:30-8:30 pm at Lyman Point Park on Maple Street in WRJ.
June 13: Gerry Grimo, Elegant Swing, Jazz, Blues
June 27: Dan Walker, Acoustic, Americana
July 18: Dave Keller, Blues and Soul
Aug. 1: Road Trash Band, Classic Rock, Country, Cow Punk
Aug. 15: John Lackard, Blues
The American Band and Ed Evensen perform every Tuesday and Thursday from June 28–August 16. Concerts are from 8:00–9:00 pm at Broad Street Park (next to the fire station)
Fridays at 5:30 pm Pentangle Arts will host a Brown Bag Outdoor Concert Series on Woodstock History Center Back Lawn. Bentley’s Restaurant will be selling food and wine.
Concerts are free, but donations are welcome. Pick up a brown bag, fill it and bring it the next week with non-perishables for the local food shelf. Rain location is Woodstock Town Hall Theatre.
Begins Fri. July 13 and ends Aug. 31st.
THURS. June 28th INTERPLAY JAZZ & ART IN THE PARK
July 13: VA ET VIENTQuebecois, Folk
July 20: MARC BERGER and RIDEAmerican Roots
July 27: JOHN O’CONNOR and NAT WILLIAMS Folk
Aug. 3: THE HUNTRESS AND HOLDER OF HANDS Post-Metal, Blues, Americana
Aug. 10: ASHLEY STORROW TRIO Acoustic Folk
Aug. 17: SABOUYOUMA AFRO-FUNK BAND Traditional West African Rhythms, Funk, Reggae, Blues, Jazz
Aug. 24: AMYTHYST KIAH Americana, Southern Roots, Alt-Country, Blues
Aug. 31: THE DUPONT BROTHERSIndie, Folk, Rock
Summer Free for All. Concerts on the Dartmouth Green and movies in Spaulding Auditorium occur on Wednesdays during the summer months. It has been the HOP's successful campaign to make art accessible to all.
July 11 5:30 pm Lakou Mizik. Dance to Haitian music.
July 25 5:30 pm Ginkgoa French American electro-swing.
Aug. 15 5:30 pm Bruce Molsky Band Fiddler of Appalachian and Celtic music
Lyme Town Band is a traditional concert band that began in 1840 and is made up of local musicians. They will be performing concerts on the green in Lyme. Enjoy listening to marches, pop, "Golden Oldies", polkas, and light classics. If it rains the event will take place in Fairlee Community Church of Christ, which is located next to the town common.
July 17 6:30 – 7 pm
July 31 6:30 – 7 pm
Aug. 14 6:30 – 7 pm
Loch Lyme Lodge
Loch Lyme Lodge has two evenings of music every week: Wed. and Sun. Enjoy music food, and water views at a buffet on Sun. starting at 6 pm and a cookout on Wed. starting a 5:30 pm. You can read about pricing and the menu here.
June 24: The Occasional Jug Band
June 27: Guinguette Trio with Ed Eastridge
July 1: Never Too Late
July 4: Joseph Stallsmith and Friends
July 8: Thistledown
July 11: Revels North
July 15: Danny & the Dinosaurs
July 18: James Graham
July 22: Juke Joynt
July 25: Pawley Daley
July 29: Susan Brison
August 1: Boy’s Night Out
August 5: Ed and Dixie Eastridge with Skip Truman
August 8: Derek Burkins
August 12: Out on a Limb
August 15: Lyme Town Band
August 19: Sensible Shoes
August 22: Brian Cook Band
August 26: Carlos Ocasio
August 29: Oxford and Clark
September 2: Rockit Science
Summer Street Music Series is a collection of shows to benefit local artists and share their talent with the community. Shows are by donation and take place on Summer or Main St. See their website for details. https://www.facebook.com/SummerStreetMusicSeries/
Concerts are on Sundays at 2 pm, rain or shine at St. Gauden's National Historic Site. $10 Ages 16+, youth 15 and under are free. Enjoy a picnic on the grass while you listen or bring your favorite lawn chair.
June 24: Hummel and his works.
July 1: Francesca Anderegg (violin and piano)
July 8: American Birthdays and European Tours – The Fischers and the Jennings.
July 15: Dinuk Wijeratne Trio. Classical world and jazz.
July 22: Music of Immigrant countries with Jose Lezcano, Virginia Eskin, August Watters. Guitar, piano, mandolin.
July 29: Homestead band. Folk and Americana with vocal harmonies.
August 5: The Coral Suite: Dana Lyn, Kyle Sanna. Violin and guitar.
August 12: 13th Annual Rosamond Edmondson Memorial Concerts Hirsch-Pinkas Piano Duo.
August 19: Family Picnic Day: Arabiqa.
August 26: Newmont Band: Great music of the town bands
Concerts on the Common, every other Tuesday from 6-7:30. Donations accepted.
June 26: Ted Mortimer
July 10: Dixie D, Ed Eastridge, Skip Truman
July 24: The Whatever Brothers
August 7: Haywire
August 21: Jennings and McComber
September 4: Pillsbury Slow Boys
Fri. July 13 at 7:30 pm: The Twangtown Paramours at the Town House
This looks like fun. A farmer's market with live music every Thursday from June to October from 5:30-8 at Clark Farm. Then there's a campfire jam afterwards for people to play their own instrument and have fun. There are also special events like Fablefest.
June 21: Atlas Key, folk/dance/electronica
June 28: Dana and Susan Robinson,folk/roots
July 5: Mokoomba, Zimbabwean Afro-beat
July 12: Danza-del-Fuego, Romani inspired world music
July 19: Fu’chunk, funk
July 26: Jes Raymond & The Blackberry Bushes, acoustic Americana
August 2: Rebecca Levi and friends, folk of the Americas
August 9: Afro-Yaqui Music Collective, jazz fusion
August 16: Patti Casey & the Wicked Fine Players, folk, bluegrass, Americana
August 23: Break Maids, folk/rock
August 30: Night Tree, new acoustic
September 6: Oliver The Crow, folk
September 13: The Party Crashers, dance/rock
September 20:Jeremiah McLane Owen Marshall and Corey DiMaurio, Celtic trad
September 27: Chaque Fois, Cajun
October 4: Lula Wiles, folk/roots
October 11: Kafari & Jake Hoffman, Old-time Country and blues
October 18: Open Mic/Closing Celebration
Fairlee is having summer of concerts on the green. They will take place on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 pm. If there is rain, the concert will move to Fairlee Community Church on the green. You can learn more about the specific performances listed below here.
July 3: Wyld Nightz
July 10: Phil Henry Acoustic Trio
July 17: Onion River Jazz Band
July 24: The Ticket
July 31: Catamount Crossing
August 7: Lyme Town Band Ice Cream Social
August 14: Mellow Yellow
August 21: The Renegade Grove
August 28: The Party Crashers
Ludlow hosts the Jackson Gore Summer Music Series from 6-9 pm on Fridays at the courtyard in the Jackson Gore Inn at Okemo Mountain Resort. There are other great events and festivals at Okemo this summer like a Blueberry Festival, which you can learn more about here. To learn more about the specific acts below see Okemo's events calendar here. The Adventure Zone is also open for admission while you're there like the Haulback Challenge Course and the Timber Ripper Mountain Coaster and more fun to be had like trampoline bungee jumping.
June 22: Cold Chocolate
June 29: Copilor
July 6: Big Fez and the Surfmatics
July 13: All Come Home Festival . 14: The Detonators
July 20: Deadgrass
July 28: Dojo (with wine tasting event)
August 3: Hops on the Hill with live music
August 10: CK3
August 17: Studio Two Beatles Tribute Band
August 24: 2Adam12
31: The Grift