2019 Summer Gazebo Concert Series

The Monson Arts Council will again sponsor a series of concerts at the Dave Grieve Gazebo in downtown Monson Thursday evenings from June through August.  The concerts are free, and will begin at 6 pm.  Bring a lawn chair & your favorite snack, and come listen to the sounds of summer!

 

The schedule of performers is set, as follows:

  • June 20th:         The Glenwood mills Band

  • July 18th:           Ch'Chunk

  • August15th:       Mama's Marmalade

 

The Glenwood Mills Band is a four piece band hailing from the western Massachusetts area. Fronted by the dynamic vocalist Lissy Marie, GMB offers a wide ranging and eclectic blend of classic rock, pop and blues.  This band is returning from last year when it was a bit hit with the audience!  Members:

 

Paul A. Brown - Vocals, Bass and sometimes Rhythm Guitar
Ken Kucza - Lead Guitar and Vocals
Lissy Marie - Lead Vocals
Cliff Madru - Drums, Spiritual Advisor

Ch'Chunk bills itself as a band with a modern take on classic gypsy swing.  The name originates from the particular rhythmic sound and strum associated with swing music.   It has a totally unique sound, and some really special instrumentalists; not to be missed!  Band members are:

 

Jack Dwyer   -   guitar and vocals

Ian Hamel  -   tenor guitar and vocals

Hannah Elliot  -   clarinet and vocals

Karim Sumun  -   bass guitar,

Chris Trevethan  -   drums and washboard. 

Mama's Marmalade  is a Northampton MA-based, newgrass band. Their fresh take on traditional American music transforms the conventional bluegrass experience into a raucus barnyard party that refuses to let you sit. Since their formation in 2014, the five piece string band has been fusing diverse musical backgrounds into a sound that bursts at the seams with energy, exuding a pure joy for creating music. Mamma’s honest lyrics and warm, acoustic tones invite listeners back to a time when wooden instruments and sweet vocal harmonies captivated the hearts of America. Experimenting with intricate instrumentals and lively covers, their music brings the genre to new and unexpected places

P. O. Box 306

Monson, MA 01057

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