New London county shows 
New London county bands playing out of town  
Reoccurring weekly/monthly New London county shows 
 Special Events / Parades / Holidays

Click on show to view more details or add to your Google calendar!

To add a show to our calendar, please email
meghan@wailingcity.com
Or tag us on Instagram or Facebook 
@wailingcity

*Please note we only list New London county shows 
or New London county bands playing out of town

'Concerts In The Park' 2022 @ Washington Park June-July (Fridays)


The Friday Night summer concert series is held at Washington Park, Meridian Street in Groton. All concerts start at 6:30 p.m. and are co-sponsored and co-produced by Groton Utilities and the City of Groton Parks and Recreation Department. 

 The concerts are designed to be especially appealing to families for a fun, inexpensive night out. Spectators are encouraged to bring their families and enjoy the food trucks and concession stand. The concert site also has sufficient room on the basketball court for dancing. 

June 17 The Cartells
June 24 Last Licks
July 1 MassConn Fusion
July 8 Red Light
July 15 Pop Rocks
July 22 American Honey
July 29 Wild Nights

For concert information or cancellation notices, 
call  the concert hotline: 860-446-4129

More info:
https://cityofgroton.com/residents/concerts-in-the-park/

Sailfest New London Music Schedule July 8-10

Sailfest New London 2022
Friday July 8 (3-10pm)
Saturday July 9 (10am-11pm)
Sunday July 10 (8am-5pm)
FREE / ALL AGES

Parade Plaza Main Stage
(Please note this is a new location of the Main Stage)
Saturday July 9 (Noon to 9pm)
12pm US Coast Guard Jazz Band
3:05pm Brian Jai
3:15pm Frank Colmenares
5:30pm Midnight Flyers
6:30pm The Unattended
9:00pm Fireworks Extravaganza Sponsored by Mashantucket Pequot Tribal
Sunday (12-5pm)
11:00am TBA
12:30pm Pirate Invaders (dress like a pirate & defend New London)
2:00pm Undivided
3:00pm Red Light

Hygienic Art Park Stage
79 Bank Street
Saturday (12-11pm)
Latin Stage:
2:00pm DJ Nando
4:30pm Salsa Lessons & dance contest Endicott Dance Academy
6:35pm Bachata band - Bachata Versatil
7:35pm Bachata Presentaion - Endicott Dance Academy
7:45pm Reggaeton Singer Kentrick el Codiciado
8:05pm Grupo Impacto
9pm Fireworks
9:45pm DJ
Sunday (12-4pm)
Shoreline Folk Festival:
Hugh Birdsall 
Amy, Chris & Char of String Theory 
Gilead Road 
Ron Barnes 
The Carolans w/ Tom Lambert & Steve Fagin 
Jake Wysoski 
Ian Frenkel 
Maggie’s Guitar

The Social Bar & Kitchen
208 Bank Street
Friday (8-11pm)
Mystic Dead
Saturday (8-11pm)
Fusion  

33
33 Golden Street
Saturday (9:30pm)
$10 / 21+ 
Horns of Ormus
Fatal Film

City Dock Restaurant
Customs House Pier
Saturday
Davey Blues 4-7pm
Bloomer 7-11pm

Summer Concerts 2022 @ Esker Point Beach June-Aug (Thursdays)

Esker Point Beach
900 Groton Long Point Road
Groton
6-8pm

Groton's favorite summer tradition is back for another year of great music and good times at Esker Point Beach! The concert is from 6-8pm weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, call our info line at 860-441-6791 or check out Town of Groton Parks & Rec Facebook Page for updates. Decisions are typically made by 3pm.
Concerts are family-friendly, alcohol-free events. 
Please leave pets are home! 
Concessions are available from various local vendors.
Convenient parking at Esker Point Beach is available for $10/vehicle and $5/motorcycle.

Thu 6/23 Branded
Thu 6/30 Mystic Dead
Thu 7/7 Will Evans
Thu 7/21 Soulshot
Thu 7/29 Sugar
Thu 8/4 Fusion

'Downtown Live' Summer Concert Series 2022 @ Hygienic Art Park July-Aug (Thursdays)

79 Bank Street
New London
6 to 9:30pm Thursday nights
FREE / ALL AGES

The 'Downtown Live!' music concert series kicks off Thursday July 14 and continues into the summer with some of the best in local music!

For more info: 


SCHEDULE:

July 14 - Emma Swift / Dogbite

July 21 - The Silks

July 28 - Twisted Pine / Sweet Mercy! / Kat & Brad

Aug 4 - The Hoolios / The CarLeans

August 11 - Rowan Brothers w/ The Meadows Brothers / Frank Critelli & Muddy Rivers

August 18 - Soulshot / The Hempsteadys

August 25 - Billy Wylder

Summer Concerts @ Waterford Beach June 22-Aug 17 (Wednesdays)


Waterford Beach Park
317 Great Neck Road
Waterford
6pm

Join us for music, dancing and fun at the Waterford Beach Park. Food trucks will be available on-site for dinner or bring your own! Parking after 5:00pm is free.

Wed 6/22 The Original Waterford Community Band
Wed 6/29 Morgan Skelly & The Old Crows
Wed 7/6 Nina et Cetera
Wed 7/13 Branded
Wed 7/20 Daily Planet
Wed 7/27 Soul Sound Revue
Wed 8/3 FrankenPhil
Wed 8/10 Wooden Horse
Wed 8/17 Tim Fioravanti Jazz Orchestra

Bash On The Grass @ Foxwoods July & Aug (Fridays)


Foxwoods Casino
Grand Pequot Tower Lawn
7pm / FREE

Our newest event, Bash On The Grass, will prove to be the chosen spot for your Friday night. Hang out under the stars, grass-side, as you party to the best local bands in the area and cozy up to a fire pit, all while snacking on some good eats and sipping summer cocktails – and if that isn’t enough, we’ve got all the games you can play! Join us each Friday in July and August! 

Fri 7/1 Roc-Kin'-On
Fri 7/8 Souls On Fire
Fri 7/15 24K Funk
Fri 7/22 Billy Pilgrim Band
Fri 7/29 World Premier Band
Fri 8/5 Alter Ego
Fri 8/12 Juicebox
Fri 8/19 Yellow Blackbirds (formerly Bowen)
Fri 8/26 Souls On Fire

Summer Music Lineup @ Saltwater Vineyards

349 Elm Street
Stonington, CT

Summer 2022 MUSIC LINEUP

Mon 5/30 (Memorial Day) Brad Bensko 3-5:30pm
Thu 6/2 Dan Watson 5-7pm
Thu 6/9 Thor Torgersen 5-7pm
Thu 6/16 Nick Bosse 5-7pm
Wed 6/29 Will Evans 6:30-8:30pm
Thu 6/30 Brad Bensko 5-7pm
Thu 7/7 Dave Alves 5-7pm
Thu 7/14 Phil Smith 5-7pm
Thu 7/21 Colin Hallahan 5-7pm
Thu 7/28 Shawn Taylor 5-7pm
Thu 8/4 Colin Hallahan 5-7pm
Sun 8/7 Honey Babe 3-5pm
Thu 8/18 Jeff Lewis 5-7pm
Fri 8/19 Nick Bosse & Northern Roots 6-8pm
Thu 8/25 Nick Bosse 5-8pm
Thu 9/1 Ian Kelly 5-7pm
Mon 9/5 (Labor Day) TBA 3-5pm
Sun 9/11 Brad Bensko 3-5pm


Summer Concerts @ Eastern Point Beach (Sundays)

Eastern Point Beach
Groton
6:30pm
Concert Parking starting at 6pm: 
City resident cars free; non resident cars $5

Sunday June 19 F& Blues Band
Sunday July 17 Andre & Eddie
Sunday August 21 Brad Bensko

Summer Concert Series @ IRONS Mystic Hilton Jul & Aug (Fridays)

IRONS Mystic Hilton
20 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT
Fridays July & August
FREE / Family Friendly
6 to 8pm
https://www.facebook.com/MysticIrons/events/

Our FREE summer concert series returns this summer! Join us Fridays on the patio for our outdoor concerts. Bring the kids to this family friendly evening and end the week with music, fun and dinner on the patio. Food & Beverage available for sale beginning at 5:30pm; concerts are 6-8pm. 

 Please bring your chairs, blankets; no outside food and beverage permitted; credit card and cash purchases for food and beverage; concerts will go on rain or shine - we will move the concert inside if there is inclement weather; ample parking is available at the hotel in any spot; the IRONS restaurant is open to the public on a first come first serve basis - we encourage you to arrive early for dinner or join us on the patio and take advantage of our outside bar and grill beginning at 5:30pm

Summer Concerts @ McCook's Beach Park Niantic July-Sep


McCook's Park Beach
East Lyme / Niantic, CT
Concerts are back at McCook Point Park this summer! We have a fantastic lineup of performers offering a variety of genres set for Wednesday’s on the beach and Friday’s in the bandshell! Support our local eateries by dining in or getting takeout to enjoy at the park while listening to some great tunes.

 Wednesdays: 6-8 PM McCooks Main Beach 
July 6th: Azalea Drive 
July 27th: Boathouse Blues Band 
August 3rd: Roy Dunn Maclean 
August 17th: 5 Bean Row 
August 24th: Second Chance 

Fridays: 7-9 PM (unless noted) McCooks Bandshell 
July 8th: Fusion
Saturday July 16th: The Paul Lussier Band 
July 22nd:(7-10PM) Opener: Sondra LevineThe Rivergods 
July 29th : Katie Perkins 
August 12th: Downtown 6 
August 19th: MassConn Fusion 
August 26th: Branded 
September 2nd: Time and Changes Jazz Orchestra (6:00-7:15 PM)

Summer Music @ Mystic River Park

Mystic River Park
Cottrell Street
Mystic, CT
Mondays 6 to 8pm

All shows are rain or shine; rain location is the 
Mystic German Club 54 Greenmanville Avenue


Intermission: Alex Hatch (SHS student act)

Intermission: Maggie Welch (SHS student act)


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Mystic River Park
Cottrell Street
Mystic, CT
Tuesdays 7pm

The Noank-Mystic Community Band will host the twenty-fifth annual Summer Sounds concert series on Tuesday evenings at 7pm from June 7 to August 9. Admission is free to the public; please bring blankets or lawn chairs. 
Picnics are welcome! 

6/7 Time and Changes Jazz Orchestra 
6/14 As Time Goes By swing band 
6/21 Thames River Big Band 
6/28 Noank-Mystic Community Band 
7/5 Middletown Symphonic Band 
7/12 Waterford Community Band 
 7/19 U.S. Coast Guard Beacons Jazz Nonet 
 7/26 Old Lyme Town Band 
8/2 Westerly Band 
8/9 Noank-Mystic Community Band 

For Information:
call Barbara at 860-271-3388 

Norwich 'Rock The Docks' & 'Rockin The Green' Summer Concert Series @ July & Aug (Wednesdays & Fridays)

Rock The Docks:
Howard Brown Park
Norwich
6-8pm

Wed 7/27 The Cartells
Wed 8/3 Wild Nights
Wed 8/10 Melaena


Rockin' The Green: Acoustics
Norwichtown Town Green
East Town Street
Norwich
6-8pm

Summer Concert Series @ Stonington Vineyards July & August (Fridays)

Stonington Vineyards
523 Taugwonk Road
Stonington

 SUMMER 2022 MUSIC LINEUP

Fri July 1- The Fake Experience
Fri July 8- Wooden Horse 
Fri July 15- Big Dawg Issac 
Fri July 29- Azalea Drive 
Fri Aug 5- Luke & Mike 
Fri Aug 12- Sunday Gravy 
Fri Aug 19- 2 Cat Zoo 
Fri Aug 26- Tony Marshall 

Live Music Wednesdays @ Velvet Mill

Every Third Wednesday
The Velvet Mill Atrium
(near Beer'd Brewing & Whitecrest Eatery)
22 Bayview Avenue
Stonington Burough
5 to 8pm

Join us every third Wednesday at The Velvet Mill for live, local music from 5-8 pm. Bands will be set up in The Atrium of the mill, near Beer'd Brewing Co. and Whitecrest Eatery. 

3/16 Princess Pine w/ A.J. Wright 
4/20 Ben Freiert 
5/18 Rickie Louise Miller Duo 
6/15 John Fazio Jr. 
1/16 Brian Merritt & Dee Jayne
12/21 Catch the Sparrow

'Eat In The Street' Downtown New London May-Sep

Eat in the Street is a monthly event to take place on the first Thursday of every month starting on May and running through September. The City of New London will be holding planned theme nights on Bank Street for its Eat in the Street event. Bank Street will be closed to traffic from 4pm – 10pm each night of the event. Restaurants will be encouraged to have tables in the street available to seat patrons. The street will be decorated according to that month’s theme. There will also be vendors on the street and roaming entertainment to liven up the event. Business/restaurants will have drink and food specials to coincide with the themes. 

Thu May 5 - Cinco De Mayo theme
Komoboloko @ Hygienic Art Park (6-9pm)

Thu June 2nd - Golden Ticket / Candy theme
Shokazoba Funkestra  @ Hygienic Art Park (6-9)

Thu Aug 4th – Locally Sourced theme 

Thu Sep 15 - Latin Heritage theme


More info:

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