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Jul
3
Tue
Concert on the Common – Wyld Nightz
Jul 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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The Wyld Nightz Band

Wyld Nightz plays songs to which you know all the words!

The Wyld Nightz Band plays music for all occasions: they have played for The Festival of Fireworks in Jaffrey, New Hampshire; The Battle of Plattsburgh in Plattsburgh, New York; and the Bicentennial Celebration of the Erie Canal in Amsterdam, New York. The Wyld Nightz Band elicits enthusiastic responses from dancers and party-goers at weddings and special events. A special bond develops between those people moving and grooving to the captivating sounds.

The Wyld Nightz Band features rockin’ sax and trumpet, dynamic male vocals, keyboards, guitars, bass and drums. A banjo and penny whistle have been known to make an appearance.The Wyld Nightz band has been entertaining people for over ten years playing an exciting mix of rock and dance music that has kept people of all ages dancing and having a great time!

Visit the Wyld Nightz website

Jul
10
Tue
Concert on the Common – Phil Henry Acoustic Trio
Jul 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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With his newest release, respected singer-songwriter Phil Henry brings to the stage the texture and nuance usually only found in lush studio recordings. The Phil Henry Acoustic Trio – or PHAT, as they’re known by their fans – takes Henry’s award-winning material up a notch, with arrangements that showcase their collective skills, while maintaining the integrity of the songs. Amplified by the talents of percussionist Gary Moon and multi-instrumentalist Jeff Kimball, the trio’s performing synergy has recently been captured for a live album called PHAT LIVE.

Visit the Phil Henry Acoustic Trio website

Jul
17
Tue
Concert on the Common – Onion River Jazz Band
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Onion River Jazz Band photo

The Onion River Jazz Band is a seven-piece traditional dixieland jazz band based in Burlington, Vermont. For over 30 years, the Onion River Jazz Band has been presenting traditional New Orleans Dixieland Jazz which represents the roots and origin of jazz in America. The band has worked to preserve the original sound of jazz with the performance of tunes from such legends and innovators as King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Bix Biederbecke, Lu Watters and Clarence Williams.

The band was formed in 1984 when a group of musicians played for a jazz worship service at the First Congregational Church in Burlington as a part of the Discover Jazz Festival. Currently, the band plays concerts, weddings, worship services, memorial services, grand openings and jazz cruises continuously throughout the New England area.

Jul
24
Tue
Concert on the Common – The Ticket
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Photo of Steve Pro and The Ticket

Steve Pro and the Ticket perform in every sense of the word. Every show is high energy, entertaining musical experience that gets everyone involved. Steve Pro has toured and shared the stage with Joan Jett, Starship, Pat Traverse and Quiet Riot while the band members have performed at the CMAs in Las Vegas and opened for countless nationally known acts. Playing a wide variety of fun multi-generational favorites from Motown to classic rock, from disco to country, from oldies to today’s hits, the group performs throughout New England. Known for their versatility and fun delivery, Steve Pro and the Ticket remains one of the region’s premier event ensembles.

Jul
28
Sat
Grand Re-Opening Celebration
Jul 28 all-day
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Logo for the re-opening of the Town Hall Auditorium

 


The program is still being finalized but we plan to have a rollicking good time celebrating our “new” Town Hall so put it on your calendar now!

The program will include speakers, music, and a ribbon cutting as well as the Lions Club Lobster and Steak Dinner, and a dance afterwards.

Fairlee Community Arts is sponsoring a performance by the Michael Zsoldos Trio during the dinner (5:00-6:30pm).


 

Jul
31
Tue
Concert on the Common – Catamount Crossing
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Photo of Catamount Crossing

Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing, Vermont’s premier traditional bluegrass band, presents a varied program of high octane and entertaining music, featuring stellar harmony vocals, top shelf original and traditional material and exciting instrumentation. Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing’s two most recent CDs, Body & Soul, and Sunrise Blues, have both been awarded “best CD of the Year” awards in the country/bluegrass/acoustic category by the Vermont Times Argus. Singout! magazine has called Bob, “one of the most consistently interesting and intelligent songwriters in American music.” Catamount Crossing includes Bob on banjo and vocals, daughter Sarah Amos on vocals, plus veteran Vermont musicians Freeman Corey on fiddle, Gary Darling on mandolin and vocals, Steve Wright on guitar and vocals, and Chris Cruger on acoustic bass.

Visit Bob Amos’ website

Aug
7
Tue
Concert on the Common – Lyme Town Band
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Photo of the Lyme Town BandEnjoy a concert of traditional concert band music (marches, pop, “Golden Oldies”, polkas, and light classics) performed by the Lyme Town Band. The band has been in existence since 1840 and is comprised of musicians from throughout the upper valley. This evening’s performance is presented in conjunction with the Fairlee Community Church of Christ. They will have ice cream available for sale. Come out and enjoy a great night of community!

Visit the Lyme Town Band website

Aug
14
Tue
Concert on the Common – Mellow Yellow
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Photo of Mellow Yellow band

Mellow Yellow pays tribute to the 60’s and 70’s with truly authentic renditions of some of the genre’s greatest songs. While other tribute bands just play the music, Mellow Yellow goes the extra mile to capture all the hey-man-peace-and-love-grooviness of the songs that helped define a decade. With fanatic attention to detail, the members of Mellow Yellow do all they can to get inside the songs they perform. So c’mon down for a trip back in time! Those days may be over, but thanks to Mellow Yellow, the music — and the spirit — live on.

Visit the Mellow Yellow website

Aug
21
Tue
Concert on the Common – The Renegade Groove
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Photo of The Renegade Groove

The Renegade Groove is a 4 piece funk-rock group that hails from Burlington, Vermont. Powerful and groovy funk is the basis of the band, reminiscent of Parliament Funkadelic, or Prince, with a shreddage factor of 100. Tightly arranged song sections open up to large improvisational sections, where the boys can show their individual chops (see: shreddage factor of 100).

The Renegade Groove calls Nectar’s stage their home base in Burlington, Vt., having played a variety of shows there including a Mardi Gras celebration, a Prince-themed after party, a New Years Eve alien invasion disco party, and their ’90s throwback show, Jock Jams 2K17. The Renegade Groove has offered support to local sensation Kat Wright and the Indomitable Soul band in their sold out show at the Higher Ground ballroom in November 2016. The boys have also shared the stage with such acts as Wild Adriatic, West End Blend, Rumblecat, smalltalker, After Funk, and many others.

In 2017, the band began working with Alan Evans (Soulive, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe) on their debut album, set for release May 5th, 2018.

Visit The Renegade Groove’s Facebook page

Aug
28
Tue
Concert on the Common – The Party Crashers
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Photo of The Party Crashers

Touted as the Upper Valley and central Vermont’s hottest band, this 5 piece, high energy, multi-generational dance band has been playing the New England music scene for 15 years. From Motown to modern pop, the Party Crashers play your favorite songs and pride themselves on their ability to span the generations with their high octane infectious grooves. Hillary shares the stage with Katie on tenor, alto, and soprano sax, Kristin on bass (yup three women!!), Ted on guitar and Tom on drums. Both of these fellas sing too, adding harmonies and variety to this amazing show.

Visit the Party Crashers website

Sep
3
Mon
Workshop/Master Class with Daimh followed by open ceilidh
Sep 3 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Daimh – Gaelic Supergroup and un-challenged champions of straight in the eye Highland music are based around West Lochaber and the Isle of Skye

Daimh – Gaelic Supergroup and un-challenged champions of straight in the eye Highland music are based around West Lochaber and the Isle of Skye

Workshop/Master Class with Daimh with open ceilidh to follow.
Please SAVE THE DATE for this amazing opportunity!!!
Details coming soon!!!
Produced by Catamount Arts. Sponsored by Lake Morey Resort. Supported by Fairlee Community Arts (more to follow).
Details, ticket information, and lodging discounts at the Lake Morey Resort will be announced soon!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTfAfD7i3G0