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'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

'Out to Lunch' Summer Concert Series - The Issues

Imagine Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive,” Guns ‘n’ Roses’ “Welcome to the Jungle,” No Doubt’s “Don’t Speak,” and Neon Trees’“1983” all being sung flawlessly on the Worcester Common.

Now imagine the five member rock band The Issues bringing you all of it and more. Nominated for several awards, The Issues are sure to have you packing the Common and jamming out to all of your Top 40 favorites!

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/27/2013 - 12:00

'Out to Lunch' Summer Concert Series - The Soul of a Man

Grammy award winning producer George Massenburg says that, “[Soul of a Man] is what today’s music is missing.”

Front man Demeyer Lauture sings the blues as the eight-piece band continues to captivate audiences around the United States and Canada.

Come to the Worcester Common on June 20th to have Soul of a Man get you swaying to their sweet, sweet blues.

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/20/2013 - 12:00

Jazz Group featuring Jeff Galindo-Trombone, Sean Farias-Bass

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/11/2013 - 20:30
Tue, 06/18/2013 - 20:30

Volturno Pizza

72 Shrewsbury Street
Worcester, MA 01604
Phone: 508.756.8658


Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 4:30pm

Is there really an “epidemic” of obesity in America? What are the social consequences of addressing people’s weight as a health crisis? What do issues of body size and inequality have to do with class, race and gender? Tonight we speak with DR. ABIGAIL C. SAGUY, Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Professor of Gender Studies at UCLA. Her new controversial book WHAT’S WRONG WITH FAT? will change the way you think about weight and obesity. 


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