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Beatles for Sale

With a repertoire of 150 songs from the Beatles catalog, this award winning tribute band is a must see!

Free Admission, Free Parking

Concerts are held at Southgate Park. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy the sights and sounds of our concerts.

Event Date: 
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 19:00

The Workingman's Band featuring classic rock guitarist/vocalist Tom Yates

Performing Classic Music of the Woodstock Generation. Come and relive the glorious music of the vinyl era.

Tom Yates - guitar & vocals, Rick Maida - bass, Mike Avery - drums.

Pop-rock, psych-rock, surf-rock, folk-rock, country-rock, blues-rock. Beatles, Stones, Kinks, Yardbirds, Hendrix, Clapton, Rivers, Berry, Hollies, Byrds.

The Workingman's Band has held a residency every weekend for twenty years at the Colonial Inn, but that era is coming to a close this month.

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/15/2013 - 20:00

'Out to Lunch' Summer Concert Series Finale - The Nemes

The Nemes have covered everything from MGMT to Taylor Swift. They have three records out on their own and have nothing short of a cult following in the Boston area.

With passionate delivery of relatable and poignant lyrics, The Nemes are the best way to round out the summer on the Worcester Common Oval. For two hours they will captivate and electrify all of Worcester at once!

Come see what all the fuss is about on August 29th, as Nemes takes the stage in the last installment of the 2013 Out to Lunch Concert Series!

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/29/2013 - 12:00

'Out to Lunch' Summer Concert Series - Sweetback Sisters

Country, swing, honky-tonk, and 50’s music converge to make Sweetback Sisters, a four member band that will have you up on your feet! The Sweetback Sisters have it all; featuring two enchanting vocalists in Emily and Zora, alongside melodious guitars, down-south fiddling, the sweet twang of expertly, finger-picked guitar strings, drums, and bass.

August 22nd brings a heavy-hitting week nine to the legendary Out to Lunch Concert Series!

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/22/2013 - 12:00

'Out to Lunch' Summer Concert Series - Grupo Fantasia

Angel Wagner and his band make up one of the most exciting, entertaining groups in Worcester. True masters of their craft, Fantasia Caribbean knows all types of Latin music including merengue, salsa, Latin jazz, cumbia, bachata, and vallenato to get you moving. It’s all the fun of vacationing to Latin America…if only for a few hours.

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/15/2013 - 12:00

'Out to Lunch' Summer Concert Series - SoulFuzion

SoulFuzion & The Soul Assassins bring 40 years of musical experience to the table in their varied and skillfully rejuvenating set. With a list of over 100 songs ranging from R&B, to Soul, to Top 40, Old Skool, Funk and some Hip Hop and Rock & Roll, SoulFuzion is going to rock the Worcester Common so hard we won’t be able to have another concert for a whole week afterwards.

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/08/2013 - 12:00

'Out to Lunch' Summer Concert Series - Shana Stack

Shana Stack is the country act to get you on your feet and dancing! Shana Stack has been nominated for album of the year and band of the year at the Independent Country Music Awards. The Shana Stack Band has opened for Reba and Sugarland and looks forward to a packed house as they open up for Rascal Flatts in August.

The Worcester Common will be buzzing with energy when this high-impact, high-octane show comes to Out to Lunch.

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/01/2013 - 12:00

'Out to Lunch' Summer Concert Series - The Cranks

They say that fortune favors the bold. This young band led by lead vocalist Haley Gowland combines the fast-paced, punk sound of The Pixies with undertones of Sublime. With soulful songwriting and excellent execution,

The Cranks bring youth back to punk. This indie band of youngsters is quickly rising to become New England’s hottest new acts! Come out and watch this free show before they take off.

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/25/2013 - 12:00

'Out to Lunch' Summer Concert Series - Nick’s All Star Orkestra

The Nick’s All Star Orkestra, like so many great bands before them, was formed so a group of excellent musicians who liked seeing each other and sharing music could find an excuse to get together more often.

Focused primarily on the great standards of jazz, Nick’s All Star Orkestra relishes in up-tempo classics that puts a smile on the listeners’ face and get the toes tapping.

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/18/2013 - 12:00

'Out to Lunch' Summer Concert Series - Jukebox Junkies

These four astounding gentlemen have played at the Krazy Horse, Waterfront’s, and the Palladium. They’re known around Massachusetts for their enthusiastic performances and ability to rock out! Playing new rock and pop songs, the Jukebox Junkies are a real asset to the Out to Lunch series.

Coming to the historic Common the week after Independence Day, there’s no better way to keep the July 4th party going than with an afternoon jam session with the Jukebox Junkies.

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/11/2013 - 12:00


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Rockport Music

The 2015 Winter Jazz, Folk and Pop concerts are in full swing!

Performances at
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966