The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Downtown Northampton Summer Concert Series 2017

Downtown Northampton
Summer Concert Series 2017

Outdoor concerts on summer nights in downtown Northampton is a tradition that dates back to the 1970’s. Northampton has been fertile ground for producing original music, often renowned on the national level. The Northampton Arts Council is proud to continue this tradition, and presents the 2017 Downtown Northampton Summer Concert Series. The lineup for this series reflects will expose acts of varying age and style to the greater regional community.

Join us as we celebrate our local music scene with FIVE FREE LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES ON FRIDAY NIGHTS in the heart of downtown Northampton, starting July 21st and running through August 18th. All concerts start at 5:30 PM, are FREE and open to the public, and run until 7:30 PM.

Hampshire County Courthouse lawn (first two shows)
Pulaski Park (final three shows)

How Much:
FREE (bring cash for local vendors)

When & Who:
Friday July 21st - Courthouse Lawn - Winterpills, Midnight Snack, Nomad Vs. Settler
Friday July 28th - Courthouse Lawn - Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem, Eli Catlin
Friday August 4th - Pulaski Park - Rebelle, Rhythm Inc., i-ganic sound system
Friday August 11th - Pulaski Park - Beige, Lou Barlow (Sebadoh)
Downtown Northampton Summer Concert Series #5 is Cancelled
Regretfully Today’s Summer Concert Series Show featuring Workman Song show in Pulaski Park is CANCELLED due to the weather.  We have enjoyed spending Friday nights with you this summer and look forward to next year!
Please join us for some upcoming events:
  • Transperformance 27: Rock N’ Roll Heaven Revisited is this Tuesday August 22 at Pines Theater-Look Park. You can catch Workman Song playing as Nirvana Live! BENEFIT FOR THE ARTS.
  • The Brother Campur, Traditional Balinese shadow puppet show with live Gamelan Music is Friday September 8th, 7pm in Pulaski Park, Downtown Northampton. FREE FOR ALL.

Headline Sponsors:
Support Sponsors:
Stage Support: Thornes Marketplace

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