Upper Valley Concerts in the Park 2018

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If you're looking for music this summer, try these great concerts in the park! 


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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 Radio

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.


All Fridays:

July 13: VA ET VIENTQuebecois, Folk

July 20: MARC BERGER and RIDEAmerican Roots


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

Bradford, VT

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

Strafford, VT

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

Barnard, VT

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, VT

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, VT

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

August 31: The Grift

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