Summer Concerts at the Endicott Estate
Please join us Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm on the lawn of the Endicott Estate!
|Dates:||Only on 6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31 between 6/19/19 - 7/31/19|
|Ages:||Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults|
|Category:||Music & Concerts|
The Dedham Junior Women’s Club established this free outdoor summer concert series at the Endicott Estate in 1987 and we have been coordinating it ever since — much to the delight of Dedham residents.
Thousands of Dedham residents of all ages have enjoyed these free concerts over the years. We strive to bring a wide variety of high quality music to the series to appeal to many different musical tastes.
Concerts are held on the lawn of the Endicott Estate on Wednesday nights in late June and throughout July starting at 7 pm. Usually six or seven concerts are scheduled. Rain will occasionally mean a postponement, so check our website for up-to-date information.
2019 Concert Series Line up
June 19th - SteveSongs
Steve Roslonek of SteveSongs has been writing and performing his award-winning music for kids and families for the past 15 years. Steve blends participatory songs, clever stories and great melodies to create what the Boston Globe called “not just a musical journey but an entertaining and educational one.” Steve is the co-host of PBS Kids Preschool Destination and has released 8 albums.
June 26th - The Bards
Formed in Magheraphelt, County Derry, Ireland, the Bards came to the Boston area in 1973. The band’s musicians play several instruments, including guitar, fiddle, mandolin, and accordion. The group’s album of traditional Irish music is called “The Best of the Bards.”
July 3rd - The Tom Nutile Big Band
The Tom Nutile Big Band is one of the region’s most accomplished and exciting big bands. In addition to traditional swing, they play modern pop tunes, soul and funk, Latin, jump, lindy, modern jazz, waltzes and even polkas. This professional swing ensemble has played in well-known venues across New England’s and in outdoor concerts in more than 30 communities.
July 10th - Marlene Jazz Ensemble
Marlene del Rosario is a Dedham native and studied at the Berklee College of Music. She has two albums on Blue Earth Music, “Crying Days,” a collection of pop-jazz and R&B tunes, and “Marlene, Live with a Little Help From Her Friends.” The Marlene Jazz Ensemble and has performed in regional festivals and concert series, as well as internationally. Her Boston-based ensemble includes renowned trumpeter, Greg Hopkins.
July 17th - The DayBreakers Band
The DayBreakers distinct sound is a blend of folk rock melodies, blues guitar muscle and rock and roll grit. The five piece band is led by singer/guitarist Kyle Murphy and Bassist Matt Schairer. The band has toured across New England and nationally. In August 2018, the group was nominated for the ‘Rock Act of the Year’ by the New England Music Awards.
July 24th - Boogaloo Swamis
The Boogaloo Swamis bring a unique mix of traditional Creole and Cajun elements with traditional R&B, funk and Afrobeat. Founded by Mickey Bones, along with Ralph Tufo and other Boston-area musicians, the Swamis have released five albums and earned four Boston Music Awards.
July 31st - Martin Kelly Music
Duo Jilly Martin and Ryan Brooks Kelly bridge the boundary between traditional and new country. Playing together since 2014, they’ve made their mark with highly-acclaimed original song writing and musicianship. The group has performed with well-known country artists including Alabama, Dwight Yoakam, Kip Moore, Chris Janson, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Band Perry, Phil Vassar, LOCASH, Brad Paisley, Eric Paslay, Jana Kramer and Lorrie Morgan.
The DJWC is grateful to the many organizations that support these concerts. The concert series is made possible by the generous contributions of local businesses and the Dedham Cultural Council, and we are assisted by the staff of the Endicott Estate, the Auxiliary Police, and the volunteers of the Dedham Junior Women’s Club to ensure that each concert runs smoothly.
The Arts at Endicott Committee of the DJWC begins meeting in January each year to plan the dates, timing, and financing of the concerts. If you are a performer interested in being considered for the concert series, contact us at [email protected]
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