Date(s) - Friday, July 21, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampshire Courthouse Lawn
Come join us as we celebrate our incredible local music scene! The Northampton Arts Council is proud to present the 2017 Downtown Northampton Summer Concert Series. This year we will be showcasing the best music from the pioneer valley alongside top notch touring acts while bringing together the local community to enjoy the many benefits of our picturesque downtown.
Performances will be held in the heart of downtown Northampton on the Hampshire County Courthouse lawn and in the newly-renovated Pulaski Park over FIVE FRIDAY evenings starting July 21st and running through August 18th. All concerts start at 6:00 PM, are FREE and open to the public, and run until 8:00 PM.
For the first of five summer concert series events we are pleased to present Winterpills, the “critically acclaimed indie band with a deep catalog of elegant, dark chamber pop” who formed over 10 years ago in right here in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Check out their music here: http://www.winterpills.com/
We also welcome to the stage the eclectic 5-piece band Midnight Snack, who integrates elements of psych rock, indie-dance, and folk into their music. Hailing from Asheville, North Carolina by way of Boston, Massachusetts, the quintet just released their third full length album.
Check out their music here: https://midnightsnackmusic.bandcamp.com/
The night will also feature local talent Nomad Vs. Settler, the alternative rock group hails from Brattleboro, Vermont, and over the past few years of playing together have already captured audiences. In 2015 they were named 1st Place Winner of The Brattleboro Youth Services Battle of The Bands as well as 1st Place Winner, Best Original Song, and Best Instrumentalist at The Young Musicians Club 16 and Under Showcase.
Check out their music here: https://nomadvssettler.bandcamp.com/
Headline Sponsors: Gravity Switch, Lathrop Communities
Support Sponsors: A2Z Science and Learning Store, Northeast Solar
Stage Sponsors: Thornes Marketplace
Organizational Sponsors: City of Northampton, Massachusetts Cultural Council