2015 Summer Concert Series
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Apponagansett Park, Gulf Road, Near the Padanaram Bridge; Adjacent to the Town Landing 
Every Wednesday evening
(Rain Date):
Rain day Thursday evening
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Gate opens at 5:30 p.m.
$5.00 per person at gate
$4.00 per person in advance
Children under 12 free

Season passes are available for $30.00 per person
All advance ticket sales and season passes must be paid by check and are available for purchase at the Parks & Recreation Office.    


June 10  Studio Two (Beatles Tribute) (Rain Date June 11)
June 17  Backroads Band (Rain Date Jule 18)
June 24  Whiskey Affair (Rain Date June 25)
July 1  John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band (Rain Date July 2)
July 8  Jammin (Rain Date July 9)
July 15  Eddie and the Exciters (Rain Date July 16)
July 22  Headcase (Rain Date July 23)
July 29 Bron Don (Rain Date July 30)
August 5  Metropolis (Rain Date August 6)
August 12  Steel Dreams (Rain Date August 13)
August 19  Living on a Bad Name (Bon Jovi Tribute) (Rain Date August 20)
August 26 Becky Chace (Rain Date August 27)
September 2  Murphy's Law (Rain Date September 3)

 All Concerts are Weather permitting
  Schedule Subject to Change Without Notice    

Musician bios:

Studio Two is a headlining Beatles band that pays tribute to the early Beatles years.  The band members are experienced musicians of today’s generation dedicated to preserving the memory and fan culture of the Beatles generation.  By recreating the Fab Four’s music, instruments and onstage banter, Studio Two performs your most favorite hits that will bring you to the dance floor!

The Backroads Band is a five-piece group that formed in 2005.  Backroads Band won the 2013 “Band of the Year” from the Massachusetts Country Music Association.  They can be seen at many local night clubs playing today’s hottest country music as well as a mixture of oldies, blues and southern rock.

Whiskey Affair is a five-piece cover band playing everything from classic rock, modern rock, country, R&B and more!  The group performs at several local venues and well as in the Cape and Rhode Island area.  Check them out at WhiskeyAffair.com or on facebook for more info.

John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band is a Rhode Island based rock band with a triple platinum soundtrack of “Eddie and the Cruisers”.   Of the six member group, 3 are from the Dartmouth/New Bedford area:  Jackie Santos, Dean Cassell and Michael “Tunes” Antunes who co-starred in the movie “Eddie and the Cruisers” also Gary Gromdini, Steve Burke and of course John Cafferty who has written all of the Beaver Brown songs.  The group has been performing all over the country, Canada, Europe and the far east.  Don’t miss this fun loving Rock & Roll Band!

Jammin: A Tribute to Bob Marley is a nine member band dedicated to recreating the exact sight and sounds of  Bob Marley and the Wailers.  They are the Nation’s premiere tribute to Bob Marley. You will find NO OTHER band that recreates Bob Marley's 70's stage performance like JAMMIN'.

Eddie and the Exciters consist of five members:  Eddie Fonseca, Roger T.Beau, Tommy Souza, Eddie C. and Dave J. They play the best of the classic 60’s.  This group can be seen at venues such as Oriental Pearl and Strikers at Wonder Bowl.  We invite you to join us and let us take you back to the 60’s!

Headcase is Southern New England’s dance rock party band.  This five-piece band of veteran musicians has a dynamic sound that features vocal harmonies, keyboards, and tight arrangements.  Playing favorites from the 70’s, 80’s 90’s and 2K, Headcase brings the party to you!

Bron Don is a four member group formed at Berklee College of Music.  Their sound is a unique blend influenced by Rock, Reggae, Beach Vibes, Funk, Soul and Hip Hop.  The band can usually be found playing Boston clubs such as the House of  Blues.  Recently they performed numerous gigs around Valencia, spain while studying abroad.  Bron Don looks to spread their good vibes and music any way they can!

Metropolis is a high energy eight-piece band from RI which includes dynamic horns, hot female and male vocals and a rock solid rhythm section.  A popular spot to catch this totally “live” band would be on the waterfront at “Nautica’s” in East Greenwich, RI.  Please visit MetropolisBandRI.com for more information and performances.

Steel Dreams a Fall River based 5 piece classic rock band that plays the best of the 60’s thru the 90’s with a touch of new music.  Formed of seasoned musicians from some of the well-known East Coast bands, they can be heard at area night clubs in MA and RI as well as many fundraiser benefits.  Steel Dreams play high energy music sure to get you moving!

Living on a Bad Name is a Bon Jovi tribute act featuring recording artist Ethan Brosh of Magna Carta Records on lead guitar.  Jon bon Jovi is played by local radio personality Ken Pittman.  Ken’s son Keith rocks the drum set and is currently a senior in the band at Dartmouth High School.

Winner of the Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll for Best Female Vocalist, Becky Chace leads this four-piece band that has been thrilling audiences all over New England for over a decade.  Playing rock, soul, R&B and Blues covers, Becky and her band rely on great songs, harmonies and high energy to reach audiences of all ages.

Murphy’s Law is a local classic rock band.  All four members have been playing the local circuit for over 25 years in various bands.  Tim McKenna, bass and lead vocals, Tony Moniz, keyboards and vocals, Mike Murphy, lead guitar and vocals and Kevin Madeira, drums.  They play high energy classic rock n’ roll covering the best of Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, etc.   

The Bucket will be open during all concert events, featuring:    bucket1.jpg 
  • Ice Cream cones, sundaes, etc.
  • Fish & Chips, Clam Cakes, Lobster rolls   
  • Hot Dogs, Linguica Dogs
  • Chicken Fingers, Burgers, Fries
  • Chowder, Quahogs
  • Cold Drinks and more!    
Our Concert Series would not be possible without the generous donations from the following: 
Aaron Pools, Advanced Eye Centers, Doctors Express, Hawthorn Medical Associates, Law Office of Joseph Michaud, Lima Construction, M & M Auto, Medaesthetic Day Spa, R.P. Valois, Spherion

There are no alcoholic beverages or pets allowed at these events!

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