Free Northborough summer concerts take the stage


Northborough residents enjoy a live concert in 2019 by Billy Joel tribute band Cold Spring Harbor.
Cold Spring Harbor’s last visit to Northborough’s Ellworth McAfee Park pavilion was July 2019 when they performed a medley of Billy Joel hits.
Photo/courtesy Northborough Community Affairs

NORTHBOROUGH — Free summer concerts are swinging back to Ellsworth-McAfee Park this summer, according to the Northborough Community Affairs Committee.

Before the shows, which are held on Sundays from 5 to 7 p.m., attendees can check out food vendors, which will include Northborough House of Pizza, Travelin’ Bones BBQ, Uhlman’s Ice Cream, Yummy Mummy Bakery and Fork N’ Delicious Food Truck.

The summer line-up kicks off with the Playing Dead on July 25, which is a Grateful Dead tribute band, featuring former members of the Dark Star Orchestra, Slipknot! and Uncle John’s Band.

Free Northborough summer concerts take the stage
Northborough residents gather at Ellsworth McAfee park for a Cold Spring Harbor concert in 2019.
Photo/Courtesy Northborough Community Affairs

Way Up South will take the stage Aug. 8, and the Billy Joel/Elton John tribute band Cold Spring Harbor will perform Aug. 22. 

The Free Summer Concert Series will wrap up with Crocodile River Music on Sept. 5. 

The Northborough Community Affairs Committee thanks is sponsors for their support.

Sponsors are Judy Boyle, REMAX Executive Realty; Main Street Bank; Flaherty Physical Therapy; Carvalho and Roth Orthodontics; Lexus of Northborough; Abbey Villa Soccer Club; and Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Carol A. Crowley.



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