Music on the Green to return for another year

By Ed Harris


The “Music on the Green” Concert Series returns for its twentieth year later this month.

The series, sponsored by the Southington Parks and Recreation Department, will take place on Wednesday evenings, from May 29 – August 28 at the Southington Town Green. Any rain dates are the following Thursdays.

“I’m sure the choices made this year are choices people will like,” said Concert Coordinator Jerry Limmer.

Limmer said that eight of the 14 bands are new, with six returning favorites. The bands represent a variety of styles, including rock, polka, big band, jazz, country and covers.

Now going into its twentieth year, Limmer said the concert series still attracts a crowd.

“There’s still a lot of interest,” Limmer said. “It seems to be growing.”

The free music shows will also include weekly car shows. The August 7 car show will also include show bikes.

Call 860-276-6219 or visit for more information.

The following is the 20a13 “Music on the Green” schedule.

May 29, “DizzyFish,” sponsored by The Blue Moon Café

June 5, “The Barons,” sponsored by The Baron Realty Group, LLC

June 12, “The Happening,” sponsored by The Kiwanis Club of Southington/The Southington Citizen

June 19, “Hey Tonight,” sponsored by The Southington Police Union-LEAS

June 26, “Beatles Forever,” sponsored by TD Bank

July 3, “Primetime,” sponsored by The Summit at Plantsville

July 10, “Sharades,” sponsored by The Southington Community Y.M.C.A.

July 17, “The Diamond Collection,” sponsored by Richard Chevrolet

July 24, “The Sam Vinci Orchestra,” sponsored by The Unico Club of Southington/The Sons of Italy

July 31, “The Sounds of Frank,” sponsored by Ali’s Nursery

August 7, “The Groove Time Band,” sponsored by Billy Carlson Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC

August 14, “Dennis Polisky & The Maestro’s Men,” sponsored by The Southington Polish Falcons Nest #307

August 21, “BootLeg Band,” sponsored by Southington Lions Club

August 28, “Heartbeat Dixieland Jazz Band,” sponsored by Aqua Turf.

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