Arts at Endicott 2019

djwc flyer 2019 - updated 6.10.19

Wednesday evenings on the lawn of the Endicott Estate!  

Opening acts at 6:30 pm
Main Attraction at 7:00 pm

We are collecting donations for the Dedham Animal Rescue League at each concert. Donation items requested include fruits and vegetables (no berries and the food has to be fresh), dog or cat toys of any type, food puzzles or kong toys, peanut butter, dog or cat treats of any kind, cat litter, brushes, laundry detergent, dawn dish soap, paper towels and sponges.

Check out their website to find out how to adopt or volunteer.

https://www.arlboston.org/our-work/about/

2019 Concert Series Line up

June 19th              SteveSongs            Sponsored by Dedham Savings

Steve Roslonek of SteveSongs has been writing and performing his award-winning music for kids and families for the past 15 years.  Steve blends participatory songs, clever stories and great melodies to create what the Boston Globe called “not just a musical journey but an entertaining and educational one.”  Steve is the co-host of PBS Kids Preschool Destination and has released 8 albums.

June 26th              The Bards               Sponsored by Norfolk and Dedham Group

Formed in Magheraphelt, County Derry, Ireland, the Bards came to the Boston area in 1973.  The band’s musicians play several instruments, including guitar, fiddle, mandolin, and accordion.  The group’s album of traditional Irish music is called “The Best of the Bards.”

July 3rd                 The Tom Nutile Big Band             Sponsored by Dedham Cultural Council

The Tom Nutile Big Band is one of the region’s most accomplished and exciting big bands.  In addition to traditional swing, they play modern pop tunes, soul and funk, Latin, jump, lindy, modern jazz, waltzes and even polkas.  This professional swing ensemble has played in well-known venues across New England’s and in outdoor concerts in more than 30 communities.

July 10th               Marlene Jazz Ensemble              Sponsored by Rockland Trust

Marlene del Rosario is a Dedham native and studied at the Berklee College of Music. She has two albums on Blue Earth Music, “Crying Days,” a collection of pop-jazz and R&B tunes, and “Marlene, Live with a Little Help From Her Friends.” The Marlene Jazz Ensemble and has performed in regional festivals and concert series, as well as internationally.  Her Boston-based ensemble includes renowned trumpeter, Greg Hopkins.

 July 24th               Boogaloo Swamis                      Sponsored by Wegmans

The Boogaloo Swamis bring a unique mix of traditional Creole and Cajun elements with traditional R&B, funk and Afrobeat. Founded by Mickey Bones, along with Ralph Tufo and other Boston-area musicians, the Swamis have released five albums and earned four Boston Music Awards.

July 31st               Martin Kelly Music                      Sponsored by Dedham Cultural Council

Duo Jilly Martin and Ryan Brooks Kelly bridge the boundary between traditional and new country. Playing together since 2014, they’ve made their mark with highly-acclaimed original song writing and musicianship. The group has performed with well-known country artists including Alabama, Dwight Yoakam, Kip Moore, Chris Janson, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Band Perry, Phil Vassar, LOCASH, Brad Paisley, Eric Paslay, Jana Kramer and Lorrie Morgan.

August 7th               The DayBreakers Band               Sponsored by Concert Contributions  

The DayBreakers distinct sound is a blend of folk rock melodies, blues guitar muscle and rock and roll grit.  The five piece band is led by singer/guitarist Kyle Murphy and Bassist Matt Schairer.  The band has toured across New England and nationally.  In August 2018, the group was nominated for the ‘Rock Act of the Year’ by the New England Music Awards.

Email us at artsatendicott@djwc.org

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