4th Annual Stonington Sounds Free Summer Music Festival Saturday, June 23
Stonington Sounds Summer Music Festival Saturday, June 23 starting at 11am
Stonington Sounds is a free music festival with concerts happening throughout the day in various outdoor/indoor locations in Stonington Borough anchored at La Grua Center and the Stonington Commons Green adjacent to La Grua Center.
The festival will feature a diverse lineup of musicians from classical to jazz and is scheduled so that audiences can stroll, shop, and dine during breaks in the music.
Audiences are encouraged to park in public lots at Town Dock, Wayland's Wharf, DuBois Beach, and St. Mary Church (11-3 only) and to bring lawn chairs or blankets. The festival will go on rain or shine with performances on the green taking place under a tent.
11am ~ Sing & Play with Ms. Bergin (Children’s Concert) ~ Wadawanuck Square
Noon ~ The Westerly Band ~ Wadawanuck Square (underwritten by Stonington Village Improvement Association)
2pm ~The Chris Conte Trio (Classic American Songbook Jazz) ~ Stonington Commons Green, 32 Water Street
3pm ~ Violinist Stephan Tieszan with Elena Zamolodchikova (Classical) ~ La Grua Center, 32 Water Street
4pm ~ Executive Session (Irish) ~ Stonington Commons Green, 32 Water Street
7pm ~ Chanteys & Songs from the Sea: Craig Edwards & Geoff Kaufman ~ Portuguese Holy Ghost Society, 26 Main Street
Major support for the festival is provided by Stonington Village Improvement Association.
Gold Sponsor: UBS
Silver Sponsors: Dime Bank, Heritage Fisheries and the Williams Family, PappasMacDonnell, Waller, Smith & Palmer, Yale New Haven Health - Lawrence+Memorial Hospital,
Bronze Sponsors: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties-Stonington Borough Office, Water Street Cafe