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2022 Summer Sound Series
August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until September 16, 2022
Every Friday from 6–8 p.m., Jun. 17 to Sept. 16, downtown New Bedford will be the place to be for dance-filled fun. The city is hosting the most extensive musical lineup ever this year, alternately between Purchase Street and lower Union Street. Various musical genres and restaurants highlight these free weekly block parties.
June 17: The Dope Lotus
July 1: Candida Rose
July 15: Adam Lufkin’s Mid-Summah Night’s Jam
July 29: Craig DeMelo Band
Aug. 12: JAMMIN’: A Tribute to Bob Marley
Aug. 19: World Premier Band
Sept. 2: Hip Shot Band
June 24: Colby James & The Ramblers
July 8: TBD
July 22: TBD
Aug. 5: The Silks
Aug. 26: Felix Brown Band
Sept. 9: The Rosie Show
Sept. 16: Johnny Hoy & The Bluefish