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Below is a listing of July 4, 2015 fireworks celebrations that have live music as part of their entertainment program:
This article is in edit mode, but I am also listing events and publishing as I go. I had a late start on this so next years list should be fillied up for the entire New England area. Some folks from facebook and other soical media platforms have contributed as noted in each listing if that was the case.
Last update: 06/30/15 @ 9:34 PM
Salisbury Beach, MA
July 3rd 4th and 5th at the Carousel Lounge, Salisbury Beach, MA with Special Guests each night !!!
Band: Leaving Eden https://www.facebook.com/imjustjaded/posts/10153433462683007
Bellingham Fireworks are the best in the area. Haven't missed them in 10 years. This year will be particularly rocking with the fantastic music line up they have put together!
Worcester’s Independence Day Celebration at East Park
Thursday, July 2, 2015 at East Park on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester. The park opens at 3:00 PM with Kids Korner activities and food vendors. A ceremonial flag raising will begin the festivities at 7:40 PM followed by a performance by the acclaimed Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra as part of their Summer Concert Series at 8:00 PM. A dazzling fireworks display at 9:30 PM will light up the sky with a brilliant show. The rain date is scheduled for July 5. More information can be found at Destination Worcester
Western MA:July 4, 2015
Independence Day - Star Spangled Springfield Fireworks
Riverfront Park, Springfield MA
Star Spangled Springfield
Sponsored by MassMutual. Entertainment in Riverfront Parks starts at 7PM with Falcetti's Music's Ladies & Gentlemen and Christina Colon and at 8PM, The Sci-Tech Band "The Pride of Springfield. Fireworks by Grucci at 9:30PM from the Memorial Bridge with musical simulcast on Mix 93.1 FM.
The Spirit of Springfield is a private, non-profit corporation which produces high-quality, large-scale events in the city of Springfield. Our mission is to promote community events and encourage civic pride.
Old Mountain Field in Wakefield, Rhode Island
Saturday, July 4 at 6:00pm
Band: New York Minute South Kingstown 4th of July Fireworks Celebration
Independence Day Celebration in Montpelier -- July 3rd
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It's Saturday night and I set out to get in on some live music and perhaps do a live music review. There's that old saying not to mix business with pleasure but my business of doing live music reviews is it is my pleasure. Anyways, first I made a few stops through Millbury to pay a visit to a friends' band, second I stopped in at the Wheelock Inn. I was not feeling it there so I moved on and ended up at the Kasbar. After settling down on a seat near the band stage I took in a good visual and had a good listen. Again, if I am not feeling it I just won't do it. Putting a review together takes time, I have the all verbiage for the review to do and photos to upload and edit and then another upload to the server. So this leads me to a decision…
Friday night after a long day at work and teaching music until 6 PM I made an effort to go to the The Vanilla Bean Cafe in Pomfret, CT to catch the tail end of a singer/songwriter showcase. When I arrived there the performers were packing up. Oops to late! Perhaps next week I will try again but I didn't let that curb my appetite and hunger for live music.
Not being sure what to expect I headed towards Putnam CT to try the stomping ground. The band I stumbled upon was AMAZING! At first I was going to have a beer, take a listen in, then go home after all I was a bit tired. Usually when I see a new band I either just have a listen and give the band a few months to mature or just take in another night of listening to get a good…
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The follwing list is of artists and bands that have elected to be featured on the SFLM music fanzine. Such entries are of professional artists and bands who are active in the New England Music Scene. This list is derved from the SFLM Pro Directory. The list is not in any favorable order. New Featured listings get placed on the top and push down the current ones.
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This is the place where I gather recent tweets and social blurbs that have anything to do with live music in New England. From music fans to bands and singer/songwriters you will see it gathered here listed by State each week either on Tuesday or Wednesday depending how my music lessons schedule is for the week. A big thank you going out to my 1,848 Twitter Followers - Glen P @ Eccentric Musician Company.
Updated on 06/24/2015
CT: Updated on 6/24/15 @ 6:47 PM
A listing of articles that were transferred from the old version of the SFLM fanzine. Pre-2015