Amherst Recreation Department

Concert Series on the Green 2012

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The Recreation Department is happy to announce that it will again sponsor a mini concert series this summer. We hope that you will join us as we enjoy lively music on the Village Green (Spalding Field for the Block Party). The concerts begin at 6:30pm except where noted and you’re invited to come early, bring a picnic, chairs or a blanket, find a spot to dine, and settle in to be entertained. In the event of rain, an alternate location for the concert will be posted on our website and on Facebook the day of the concert. June 19 - Teddy Bear Picnic Concert-5:30pm followed by the Amherst Town Band at 7PM Rick Goldin’s performances feature singing with guitar accompaniment, puppets, movement activities, child-participation, and lots of silliness and fun for the whole family. Children are encourage to invite their teddy bears (or any stuff animal) so that they can enjoy the concert with them. June 26 - Beatle Tracks-6:30pm Beatle Tracks is a Beatles tribute group based in Massachusetts. Beatle Tracks is known for its quality musicianship and renditions true to the original artists. We have the original Beatles to thank for sharing their genius and talent with the world. It is their passion that drives Beatle Tracks to keep their music alive. July 17 – Amherst Town Band-7pm This outstanding community band performs public concerts consisting of a wide range of instrumental compositions, such as classical, show tunes, big band, marches, polkas, contemporary and novelties music. POSTPONED to July 24 (originally July 10)- Mink Hills Band-6:30pm The Mink Hills Band is a New Hampshire based acoustic band whose selection of music includes Bluegrass, Swing, Folk, and Original compositions. The stylistic range of material provides for an interesting and varied musical experience. August 21 - WZID Block Party-5pm (Spalding Field) These concerts do not require pre-registration. We hope to see you on the Green!