Riverfront Music Series

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COVID-19 Update – The concerts have been cancelled through July 31st. The August events/Town Band concerts are still TBD. This event series continues to be subject to change based on Governor’s Orders and other mandates associated with the coronavirus pandemic.

This web page will be updated as pandemic circumstances evolve therefore please check back as the dates approach for information on events that may be cancelled or postponed.

Riverfront Music Series - Expanded!
Head down to Riverfront Park on Wednesday nights all summer long to enjoy some great music! Bring a picnic or purchase dinner on-site as you relax with family and friends on warm summer nights with entertaining music. A series of free, outdoor concerts beginning at 7:00 p.m. on the field behind the Riverfront Community Center on Welles Street.  

  • June 17:    Children’s Performance & Camp Kickoff (6:00 p.m. start) Cancelled
  • June 24:    Glastonbury Town Band 60’s & 70’s Music/Movie Night - Cancelled
  • July 1:        Glastonbury Town Band Music of America - Cancelled
  • July 8:        White Wedding* (Rain Date: July 9) - Cancelled
  • July 15:       - Cancelled
  • July 22:       - Cancelled
  • July 29:      ETA*  - Cancelled
  • August 5:   Movie Night
  • August 12: Glastonbury Town Band It’s Broadway
  • August 19: Glastonbury Town Band Get up & Dance

Cancellation Information: In the event of inclement weather please call (860) 652-7689 to see if the concert has been canceled. 

Smoking Policy: The concert venue is a smoke and tobacco product free venue.

Dogs: Please be mindful that some of these events attract thousands of people each evening. Town ordinances require dogs be leashed or tethered on Town property and under the control of the owner. If at all possible, it might be best to leave Fido at home for a few hours. 

*Headline Concerts
All concerts marked with a * above are headline concerts co-sponsored by the Connecticut River Valley Chamber of Commerce. Festivities take place at the Welles Street Riverfront Park on the lawn behind the Riverfront Community Center (200 Welles Street). Free shuttle services available from 180 & 200 Glastonbury Boulevard (adjacent to Somerset Square). Shuttles run from approximately 5:45-9:30 p.m. Handicap parking is available at the Community Center.Food trucks will be on site to accommodate the larger crowds. 

Headline Artists 
Band: White Wedding
Genre: 80’s Tribute 
Sure to be a crowd pleaser! 
Date: Wednesday, July 8
Rain Date: Thursday, July 9

Band: The Usual Lebowskis
Date: Wednesday, July 15
Rain Date:  Thursday, July 16 (Band - In Deep)

Band: Mac Daddies
Date: Wednesday, July 22
Rain Date: Thursday, July 23

Band: ETA
Genre: Music from 40’s swing to today’s top 40 contemporary hits
They rocked the house last year - A sure bet! 
Date: Wednesday, July29
Rain Date:  Thursday, July 30 (Band - Malaena)

Glastonbury Farmers Market - CANCELED
Local Farmers will join the festivities on Wednesday nights setting up booths to sell their locally sourced products from 5:00-8:00 pm. Enjoy one stop shopping to purchase fresh, high-quality produce and other specialty items. You can pick up local produce and other fine products to enjoy at home! Click HERE for more information! 

Children’s Performance & Camp Kickoff - CANCELED
A special Riverfront Music Series concert just for kids!  Bring the family for a fun night of kids music and those who are attending our summer camp programs can meet camp staff. 

Movie Night
Jeff Bodeau and Desi Meister with William Raveis Real Estate present the 4th annual outdoor movie night. Grab a blanket or chair and enjoy a movie under the stars. Movies to be announced in May. For more information visit https://www.glastonburymovienight.com/

Join the Town Band
The Glastonbury Town Band consists of professional & amateur musicians who play together for 4 concerts/year. New band members welcome. Attend rehearsal ready to play on Sundays, 7:00-9:00 p.m. June 14, 21, 28; August 2, 9 and 16 at the GHS Band Room. Click HERE for more information!

Sponsor Information

Interested in becoming a sponsor? You can by clicking HERE!

Vendor Information
Interested in becoming a vendor? You can by clicking HERE!