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 11: SHE WAS RIGHT
She Was Right is a four member band that consists of Colchester residents Jim Neary (percussion, vocals) Stewart Foster (guitar, vocals), CHS grad Cait Hoffmann (vocals) and from Monkton, Otto Funke (bass, vocals). Over the years, the band has played at numerous local venues and private gatherings, and cover acoustic songs from many artists of various decades including James Taylor, The Eagles, Bonnie Raitt, Alison Krauss and many others. With smooth guitar stylings, and Cait’s beautiful voice She Was Right will engage you in an evening of music that will have you tapping your feet and singing along. As the band says, ‘Bring your thirsty ears’!
July 18: INCAHOOTS
“InCahoots” is based out of Plattsburgh, New York and has been providing their audiences with a fresh new look at an American tradition, Entertainment with a smile. A four piece band consisting of John Geno - Fiddle, Guitar, Sax, Keys and Vocals; Kevin Connelly - Guitar, Keys, Harmonica and Vocals, David Long - Drums and Vocals and Ryan Finney – Bass. Playing genre’s of music from Charlie Daniels to AC/DC and everything in-between, InCahoots entertains with airtight harmonies, instrumentation and a beat you can really stomp your feet to. Contact John Geno at 518-578-9483 for availability at your venue today!
July 25: THE DEVON MCGARRY BAND
Comprised of four seasoned musicians with common ambitions, The Devon McGarry Band presents an original music endeavor that can’t be ignored. In the ever-changing world of rock music, they seek to be refreshing yet accessible. The music is rooted in McGarry’s heartfelt lyrics and rhythms, but has been sculpted by his bandmates into a movement of sound. For nearly every catchy hook, Jeff Messina (lead guitar) offers up a blistering guitar solo to follow. Mitch Terricciano (bass guitar) and Rich Armstrong (drums) lock in to provide dynamic rhythms and uplifting grooves. Some songs hearken back to the 90’s alternative scene, while others break the mold and blend genres.
August 1: ALI T BAND
Alison Turner, better known as Ali T, is an indie-pop singer-songwriter based in Vermont. The 90’s-influenced songstress performs original favorites and puts her own spin on popular tunes. Having started writing songs at the age of seven, and picking up the guitar when she was 11, Ali has developed into an introspective songwriter and versatile performer. Vermont’s Seven Days named Ali T “Best Pop Artist” in 2023 and she has been a finalist for Best Vocalist and Best Pop Artist 2018-2022. She was also a nominee in the New England Music Awards for “Rising Star - Vermont” in 2022 and “Pop Act of the Year” in 2023. Ali graduated from Wagner College on Staten Island. Ali has released three albums - “Smoke & Mirrors” (2019) with help from Grammy-winning sound engineer Ed Eastridge,“The Makeover” (2021), which is a remastered collection of original songs from her past, and her latest release - the entirely self-produced, “Pancakes At Midnight” (2023). Visit sheisalit.com for music and more.
August 8: B-TOWN
B-town Is a classic rock-n-roll and rhythm and blues band that appeals to all generations. We are not your standard toe tapping band. We play a variety of favorite classics that will get you up and dancing for a night to remember.