Summer Music Series
The Summer Music Series is a free, public event and it begins in June and happens every Wednesday from 7-8 PM all the way through August.
All shows are outside on the lawn in front of the atrium unless otherwise noted.
Date: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
Band: Jonee Earthquake Band
JONEE EARTHQUAKE BAND is a NH band that started in 1979. They play a wide variety of (mostly original) music ranging from 60’s style surf instrumentals, to alternate country rock, to 50’s style Rockabilly, and to their own brand of Garage Punk. The band consists of JONEE on guitar, vocals and pedal steel guitar, JOE on bass guitar, and HOWIE on Drums and vocals. JONEE is known for his witty lyrics. JONEE often opens the show solo, doing old folk songs on acoustic guitar as well as instrumentals on a squareneck dobro resonator guitar.
Date: Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
Genre: Cello and Piano Duo
Artist: Silver Duo
Noreen Silver has been described by Michael Tumelty in the Glasgow Herald as being “an extraordinarily soulful player” who “demonstrates an uncommon depth of feeling and imagination.”
*This will be inside in the Lecture Hall on the third floor which is accessible by elevator as well as the stairs.
Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Artist: Jump City Social Club
Genre: R&B, Rock, Pop, Country, Jazz, Motown, Swing
Anna Roman - Lead Vocals
David Clarke - Guitar, Vocals
Brian Nadeau - Trumpet
James Winters - Trombone, Percussion
Scott Rapaport - Saxaphone, Flute, Vocals, Percussion
Bob Roman - Bass
Joseph Wainer - Drums
Mike Borja - Drums
Date: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
Artist: The Allison Ames Band
Genre: Country - Rock - Blues - Disco
Allison Ames is well known in central Maine for her powerful country and country-rock performances! She's backed up by a high-energy, professional band that includes Tom Morelli on guitar, Decran Gulesian on drums, Jeff Budge on bass and Jay Lundstrom on keyboards!
Date: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Artist: Six Basin St.
Genre: Dixieland, Swing
Six Basin Street All Women Dixieland Band has been playing together since the winter of 1991 andis still going strong today! With a diverse group of members from all age ranges and backgrounds, we delight in sharing our common love of music, especially a genre not usually heard this far north, with everyone.
Date: Wednesday, August 2nd
PanStorm is a community band made up of students and community members of all ages based in Hermon. Our mission is to spread the feeling of unbridled joy that comes from listening to and playing steel pans. Dancing and frivolity are always encouraged at our concerts.
Date: Wednesday, August 16th
Genre: 50s, 60s, 70's Rock and Roll
They're fun, they're fabulous, they're...sixty-somethings ! The RetroRockerz play the great good-time music of the 50's, 60's, and 70's - the Rolling Stones, Beatles, Creedence Clearwater Revival...It's a great time for everybody.
Date: Wednesday, August 23rd
Artist: October Gold
Genre: folk, indie, acoustic, alternative folk
October Gold, an acoustic alt-folk duo based out of Montreal, is the latest collaboration of singer/songwriter Kit Soden and his partner in music (and life), violinist Aliza Thibodeau. This marriage of Soden's folksy roots and Thibodeau's classical sensibilities has created a unique sound that has been described as "painting your imagination with song."
Date: Wednesday, August 30th