Events for the Summer of 2016

Tuesday's for Kids

Tuesdays 1PM - 2pm-Free
Newton Centre Green
Opposite Panera
Newton Centre map

July 12 Alastair Moock

Grammy nominee Alastair Moock makes real kids music that parents can actually enjoy. Moock and Friends’ live shows are rowdy, rootsy, singin’ and dancin’ fun for the whole family!

Also: Coloring Stories at the Artful Piano

Alastair Moock
July 19 Judy Pancoast

Grammy nominee Judy Pancoast brings her energetic Judy Crew dancers to the stage with a fun-filled concert of original tunes! Judy has toured in 49 US States and abroad and has brought her magic brand of ‘Bubblegum Pop for Sweet Kids’ to hundreds of thousands of children.
Judy Pancoast
July 26 Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys

One of Boston's finest award-winning bands for families, Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys, make their Newton Center debut with a rousing, interactive show for kids of all ages. Friends are also invited to join in a parade "Carnival Day" style!
Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys
Dancing in the Parks
sponsored by:
Newton Cultural Council

Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8 PM

Bring chairs, blankets and your dancing shoes.




July 20
West Newton, Capt. Ryan Park

Classic Groove

Classic Groove’s repertoire ranges from R&B and Top 40 to Smooth Jazz and Latin, as comfortable with Country and Swing as with Middle Eastern music and Show Tunes.

Classic Groove
Newtonville Senior Center

Women In World Jazz

Women In World Jazz brings together women of different nationalities with extensive experience in performance and education. The music is easy to relate to, diverse ,cheerful and danceable. This is represented by their music and dance from Cuba, Brazil, Cape Verde, Japan, and the Middle East.
Women in World Jazz
Women in World Jazz
August 3
Auburndale Library

The Infractions

The Infractions are an energetic 6 piece band with a dynamic horn section. Lead by bass and vocalist Brian Stratton (Hootie and the Blowfish and Chicago), the band covers all styles of music, like classics by Stevie Wonder, Chicago, Steely Dan, the Commodores and Bruce Springsteen
The Infractions
the Infractions

August 10
Magni Park, Nonantum

The BC & Company Band

BC and Company
Heritage Festivals

Sundays, 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM
Free-donations accepted
Newton Centre Green
Canceled in the event of rain.

Enjoy a festival of cultures reflecting the rich diverse heritage of Newton's population. Bring lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the end of a weekend on a high note.

July 10 Newpoli
Performing music from the South of Italy laced with influences from all of the surrounding Mediterranean cultures. Originals are mixed with exciting arrangements of traditional music, the tempo is high, and the drama and passion in their blood can be heard in every note!
July 17 Studio Two

Studio Two is a headlining Beatles band that pays tribute to the early Beatles years.  By recreating the Fab Four’s music, instruments, and onstage banter, Studio Two performs your most favorite hits that will bring people to the dance floor.
Studio 2 Band
July 24 Grupo Fantasia
Grupo Fantasia performs Latin music from all over the Caribbean and South America. The extensive repertoire includes original and cover songs from the Caribbean and Latin America. Also represented are various Cuban, Dominican Merengue, Puerto Rican Bomba and Plena, Colombian Cumbia, Mexican Mariachi, Calypso, Reggae and Salsa music.
Grupo Fantasia
July 31 Black Eagle Jazz Band
Concert will be held as planned

Bringing the sounds of traditional New Orleans Jazz to audiences all over the world, for more than 40 years, the band has delighted audiences all over the world with their huge and eclectic repertoire of jazz from the 1920's and 30's.
Black Eagle Jazz Band

Platinum Sponsor
Rockland Trust
Silver Sponsor

Cambridge Savings Bank
Sustaining Sponsors
Whole Foods Carvalho & Roth