Belfast Summer Nights begins June 29

Jun 26, 2017
Photo by: Liz Snider Mostly Brothers, pictured in the Steamboat Landing gazebo, will open Belfast Summer Nights June 29 on the downtown Beaver Street.

Belfast — The Belfast Summer Nights free outdoor concert series starts up for 2017 Thursday, June 29. Every Thursday night from 5:30 to 7:30m p.m., weather permitting, there will be live music at one of a series of rotating locations.

Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets, as appropriate, picnic suppers and dancing shoes. All ages are welcome; dogs, however, cannot be brought into the concert area.

This year’s Belfast Summer Nights begins June 29 on Beaver Street, the diagonal street that runs from Post Office Square to High Street at the Belfast Co-op. The opening concert is by Mostly Brothers, the youthful trio of Camden Hills grads Jamie and Sean Oshima; and Alex Wilder.

Other Belfast Summer Nights locations are Steamboat Landing Park, High Street (between the traffic light and the co-op) and Belfast Common Park. The series will continue weekly through August. FMI: Belfast Summer Nights page on Facebook. Donations welcome. Schedule subject to change: June 29, Mostly Brothers on Beaver Street; July 6, Worksongers (Edith & Bennett; and Shepsi) at Steamboat Landing; July 13, Mondaynite Jazz Orchestra at corner of High and Main; July 20, Gypsy Caravan on Belfast Common; July 27, Long Gone Daddy at Steamboat Landing; Aug. 3, TBA at Steamboat Landing; Aug. 10, Leaky Boot Jug Band at TBA; Aug. 17, People of Earth and Vicki Andres & Life Itself at TBA; Aug. 24, Tuba Skinny on Beaver Street; and Aug. 31, TBA at Steamboat Landing.

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