Summer Concert Lineup

Make new traditions with these local music events



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With so many summer concert series this summer, it will be hard to choose which event to go to! Concert series in Stamford, Fairfield, New Canaan and more will provide you with enough choices to switch it up each week. No matter what type of music you like, you will be sure to find something to listen to with your family and friends — whether it is reggae, classic, rock, country or something else! Take a look at the schedule now because your summer days are sure to be filled with music!

Darien Summer Nights:

Nothing to do on a Friday night? Come down to the Grove Street Plaza and see the Darien summer concert series with shows starting at 6 pm. this summer! Whether you prefer jazz, acoustic, local-artists, pop, rock or cover bands, there is something for everyone in your group.

  • June 14 — Mars Project
  • June 21 — The Rick House Reserve
  • June 28 — Matt Criscuolo and the Creeps
  • July 5 — Chasing Day
  • July 12 — John Torres
  • July 19 — P.J. Pacifico
  • July 26 — Whitney Grumhaus
  • August 2 — Gunsmoke
  • August 9 — Doug Allen
  • August 16 — Leslie Costa and Trio
  • August 23 — Twisted Resistor
  • August 30 — The Afterthoughts
  • September 6 — The Spadtastics

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Fairfield Concert Series at the Sherman Green Gazebo:

With so many concerts happening each week this summer, it will be hard not to go the Fairfield summer concert series! To make it even easier, they are located at the center of town at the Sherman Green Gazebo. Most shows start at 7 pm. unless indicated next to the concert listing. Find one out of the many that suits you!

  • June 2 — Jim Royle Steel Drum Ensemble at 3 p.m.
  • June 7 — Fairfield Ludlowe High School Jazz and A Cappella in concert
  • June 16 — The Distractions (Rock, R & B, Pop)
  • June 23 — Goldrush (Country)
  • June 30 — Stanky and the Coal Miners (Polka)
  • July 7 — Steve D’Agostino (Singing and Swinging)
  • July 10 — Gunsmoke (Country)
  • July 11 — Big Beat Oldies
  • July 14 — The Glamour Girls
  • July 17 — Tony Reno
  • July 18 — The Clamdiggers (Dixie)
  • July 21 — An Eagles Experience (Eagles Tribute)
  • July 24 — Three Way Street (Folk)
  • July 25 — Frank Porto (50’s, 60’s and on)
  • July 28 — Fairfield Counts — Big Band
  • July 31 — The Paul King Orchestra
  • August 1 — Yesteryear
  • August 4 — October Fest (German Band)
  • August 7 — Rich Bobinski Orchestra
  • August 8 — Uptown Jazz
  • August 11 — Keltic Kick (Irish, Scottish)
  • August 14 — Alumni Swing
  • August 15 — The Galvanized Jazz Band at 6:30 p.m.
  • August 18 — Southbound at 6:30 p.m. (Country)
  • August 21 — I’Liguri at 6:30 p.m. (Italian, American)
  • August 22 — The Barons at 6:30 p.m. (Doo Wop)
  • August 25 — Easton Banjo Society at 6:30 p.m.
  • August 28 — Coastal Chordsman at 6:30 p.m.
  • August 29 — Vinnie Carr at 6:30 p.m.

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Greenwich Summer Concert Series:

Enjoy the sounds of doo wop, country, swing, jazz and many more while taking in the view of the Westport coast. Sunday concerts start at 7 pm., Wednesday night concerts start at 7:15 pm. and concerts on the sound depart the dock at 4 pm. so there is no choice but to go! With so many different times and locations, there is sure to be one right around the corner in Westport this summer.

Sunday night concerts:

  • July 28 — Sound Beach Community Band at Binney Park
  • August 25 — Sound Beach Community Band at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park

Wednesday night concerts at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park (unless noted):

  • July 10 — The Bob Button Orchestra at Binney Park
  • July 17 — Billy and the Showmen (R & B)
  • July 24 — Gunsmoke (Country)
  • July 31 — Squeaky Clean (50’s Rock and Doo Wop)
  • August 7 — Bearcats (Jazz)
  • August 14 — The Swingaholics (Country Swing)
  • August 21 — Disco Inferno (70’s Disco Dance Fun)

Dixieland Jazz Band Concerts on the Sound on the Island Beach Ferry and Island Beach:

  • July 14 (no rain date)
  • August 11 (rain date August 18)

Byram Park Concert Series:

  • June 8 — Too Blue (Acoustic Quintet Country Blues)
  • July 13 — Kronic (Caribbean Band)
  • August 17 — Al Dimarco (Jazz quartet, Classic, American)

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New Canaan’s Summer Concerts at Waveny Park:

It would be hard to beat this range of musical selections this summer. Come down to New Canaan’s Waveny Park to hear songs of another era, another part of the country or a mix of each. Shows start at 7:30 pm. free of charge.

  • June 12 — Airborne (Contemporary Jazz)
  • June 19 — The Grandsons (Rock Roots Quartet)
  • June 26 — Gunsmoke (Country Western)
  • July 10 — Doug Allen (Singer/Songwriter, Acoustic Pop)
  • July 17 — The Bookends (60’s and 70’s songs)
  • July 24 — Wendy May (Soft Rock, Pop, Country)
  • July 31 — Leslie Costa and the Usual Suspects (Singer/Songwriter, Rock)
  • August 7 — Bill and the Showmen (Motown, Rhythm and Blues)
  • August 14 — Otis and the Hurricanes (New Orleans, Funk, Delta Blues)
  • August 21 — The Frenetix Band (Pop/Rock Trio)
  • August 28 — Fairfield Counts Big Ban (Miller, Dorsey, Goodman, Big Band)

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Rowayton’s Bayley Beach Summer Music Festival:

With shows going into early September, Rowayton’s Bayley Beach concert series is something you shouldn’t miss! There is so much time to get to one that your summer won’t be complete without going to see one!

  • June 23 — Assembly of Dust
  • June 30 — Ryan Montbleau Band
  • July 4 — Mojo (Fireworks)
  • July 14 — Sons of Bill
  • July 21 — The Cadillac Three
  • July 28 — TBA Reggae
  • August 4 — Eric Lindell at Pinkney Park
  • August 18 — Lake Street Drive at Pinkney Park
  • August 25 — James Cotton at Pinkney Park
  • September 1 — Max Creek
  • September 8 — The Lone Bellow

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