All Concerts begin at 7:00pm Admission is FREE Parking available at Bayside Park
Join us for Colchester's summertime tradition. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic dinner to Lower Bayside Park for our summer concert series on Thursday evenings. Enjoy great music with the beauty of Malletts Bay as your backdrop!
July 13: Satin & Steel
Satin & Steel is a 10-piece R&B horn band based in the Central Vermont Rutland-Killington area. Original formed in 1971 the group evolved into a traveling club group that toured New England for several years and then lay dormant till 1995 when five of the original members decided to “get the band back together”! Since then they have performed regularly covering great horn bands including Tower of Power; Blood, Sweat & Tears; Chicago; Earth, Wind & Fire, and other horn focused music from Santana, the Beatles, Motown and more, as well as a number of powerful originals. A huge sound with 4-part harmonies and a 6-piece horn section on a foundation of guitar, bass, drums, and keyboards, Satin & Steel is the kind of band you rarely see around anymore.
July 20: The Shana Stack Band
As the most recent winner of Live Act of the Year by the Limelight Magazine Awards along with runner up for Male Vocalist of the Year (Ed Leavitt), The Shana Stack Band is one of the leading entertainers in New England. Exciting their audience with their high energy, high impact show, The Shana Stack Band features multi-national award winning vocalist Shana Stack, and Nashville Songwriter’s Association International member, Ed Leavitt, the male vocalist and songwrrter of the group. The group focuses on new Top 40 Country, and original music written by Ed Leavitt. One of Ed’s songs, “Let it Go”, has been featured in the movie Compliance which was released nationwide in the summer of 2012 by Magnolia pictures. The Shana Stack Band has opened for such mega stars as Reba McEntire, Sugarland, The Band Perry, Rascal Flatts, and Chuck Wicks, as well as performing before Travis Tritt. More info at www.shanastack.com.
July 27: The MILES Band
The MILES Band offers up a supremely dance-able mix of classic Funk, Soul and Rock & Roll! Miles has assembled a group of top-flight musicians with years of experience working together in Vermont and throughout New England to form a truly fabulous band. A four-piece group with the harmonies of three lead vocalists, guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and a great horn section, The MILES Band has a lively, bold, exhilarating sound! They also perform in trio, four and five-piece arrangements.
More info at www.milessongs.com
August 3: Dupont Brothers
Two brothers reunite after years of geographical separation by a fortified collaboration in music. Blending the contemplative winters of the northeast with the solitary beauty of southwestern desert, Sam and Zack DuPont are now co-conspirators in a shared passion that runs deep in their family. This Burlington Vermont-made duo has hit the ground running since the formation of the group in March of 2013. The brothers have recently shared the stage with Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Ben Sollee, Gin Wigmore, Chris Thomas King, Langhorne Slim, Howie Day, and The Lone Bellow to name a few. Lush finger-style guitar work is complimented by elegant prose and a vocal blend that could only be matched by blood relation. The sound is Vermont-made Folk-Americana. More info at www.dupontbrothersmusic.com