Festivals / Concert Series

Local festivals, concert series & organizations that produce live local music:

To add, remove or update your annual festival/event listing:
Email a pic and website link(s) to Meghan (meghan@wailingcity.com)
*For New London county festivals/orgs only.

Festivals / Concert Series

Friday Night Folk @ All Souls

(Monthly Folk Music Concert Series held at All Souls, 19 Jay Street in NL)

River Jam Festival at Mystic Shipyard

(The River Jam Festival is a Music Festival at Mystic Shipyard annually in June; showcasing music from rock to reggae, blues to country)

(SE CT's premiere summertime event - annually the second weekend of July, attracting over 300,000 people over the three-day festival; with a major fireworks display, amusement rides, free entertainment, Tall Ship, and over 100 vendors lining the downtown streets)

Downtown Live!

(A free concert series hosted by NL Music Festivals on Thursdays in the summer months at City Pier Waterfront Park in downtown New London)

Concerts in the Park

(A concert series hosted by City of Groton Parks & Rec and Groton Utilities on Fridays in the summer months at Washington Park in Groton)

Summer Sound Waves

(A concert series hosted by the Town of Groton Parks & rec and Groton Utilities on Thursdays in the summer months at Esker Point Beach in Groton)
Rock the Docks / Rock the Green / Rock the Dodd
(Concert series hosted by the Norwich Chamber at Howard Brown Park Docks, Norwich Town Green and Dodd Stadium during the summer months)

Rock Fix / Hygienic Hootenanny 
(Hygienic Art hosts 'Salon Des Independants' art show annually at the end of January in New London; annual music events such as the 'Hygienic Hootenanny' and the 'Rock Fix' are held in conjunction with the celebration)