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Summer Concert Series at Swasey Parkway

Swasey Parkway

Exeter, NH 03833

Join us, Exeter Parks & Recreation for our annual Summer Concert in the Park Series at Swasey Parkway. Thereis no admission fee and the bands are selected from throughout New England. Head down to the Parkway on Thursday nights and check out the music.

The lineup for this year's Summer Concert Series is posted below. Read through the dates and descriptions and we think you will see why this is our best lineup ever. Please remember that all concerts will be held at Swasey Parkway. Come on down and enjoy the show!

Concert Times: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

June 20 Gretchen and the Pickpockets (A Blend of Genres)
Named after a hometown road with a history for larceny, the group has become known for their unique blend of genres and their energetic live shows. Since banding together at the University of New Hampshire over a mutual love of jazz, soul and rock and roll, Gretchen & the Pickpockets have been sharing their sound with audiences all across the United States. Accolades the band has won include an Iguana Music Fund grant from Club Passim, the Best in State: New Hampshire award from the New England Music Awards 2015 and nominated for Best Pop Act in 2016, Best Rock Band from the Seacoast Spotlight Awards, Best Theme Song from the LA Webfest for the use of "Free Sailin'" in the web series "Staying in Boston"

June 27 Cold Engines (American Soul, R&B, and Rock and Roll)
Cold Engines, (Best Rock Band 2016), (Song Of The Year 2017 Nom.)-New England Music Awards, is an amalgamation of some of the finest players on Boston's north shore. Brought together by David Drouin and Aaron Zaroulis of The Brew, this all star cast of artists brings together a mix of soul, new wave, rock, and dance all across the country.

July 11 Groove Lounge (Acoustic versions of dance, R & B and garage classics)

July 13 Whiskey Horse (Rocking Country Music)
We play foot stompin' bar rockin' country, from Hank Williams, Dwight Yoakam, Eric Church, John Pardi, Turnpike Troubadours, Dierks Bentley, Stones, Peter Wolf and more! Followed by fireworks at 8:45pm at Swasey Parkway.

July 18 Driving Force (Classic rock band)
Driving Force Band is a five piece classic rock band. What is unique about us is we all sing which allows us to do some nice harmonies.

July 25 Dan Walker & Co. (Acoustic Folk Rock Pop & Blues Soul)
Dan Walker, excited to bring his brand of Folk Rock Pop to your world stage! With over 20 years of professional experience, Dan has opened up for many great artists such as Martin Sexton, Livingston Taylor, Merle Haggard, Roseanne Cash and the Ryan Montbleau Band.

August 1 Blue Heartache (Classic and contemporary country)
Blue heartache is a country/rock music cover band based in Seabrook, NH. We perform a wide range of tunes: classics and contemporary country, rock n roll, blues, and Americana. We can tailor our set list to match the preferences of the venue.

August 8 Wheel of Awesomeness
Part trivia, part game show and all about the music, Jon McCormack Presents: The Wheel of Awesome-featuring Tim McCoy, Chris Sink, Rick Habib. It's a star-studded extravaganza incorporating live music, improvisation and comedy in an unpredictable "no setlist" format where a spin of the 'Wheel of Awesome' dictates what the band does next.

August 15 The Reminisants (The 1950's thru the 1990's)
The Reminisants have been entertaining audiences of all ages throughout New England
since 1973. The band specializes in music from the 1950's through the 90's, playing a
collection of great music for all kinds of musical tastes and generations.

Thursday, 20 June, 2019


Exeter Parks & Recreation

Phone: (603) 773-6151
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