MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS
WEDNESDAYS, JUNE 26– AIR NATIONAL GUARD BAND of the NORTHEAST: In 2010 the Town of Sterling was honored to have the Air National Guard of the NorthEast to provide an evening of music that we all enjoyed a spoke of for months. We are proud to say that the band will be returning for our 2013 Summer Band Concert. Through music, a message is conveyed to the public promoting patriotism and the American way of life as stated in the bands mission
statement. What better way to kick off the 4th of July than to experience the traditional military band concert with many of your patriotic favorites with the 50 member band. A night you will not want to miss!!!!
We regret to report that this event has been cancelled
MONDAY, JULY 1—TWO BIRDS ONE STONE: Come on out and enjoy an evening of music with this acoustic trio that plays everything from classic rock to show tunes ! Vocalist Tina Pugliese-Savage, Guitarist Dave Bourdeau and Djembe player Adam Desrosiers are sure to set your toes a'tapping
WEDNESDAY, JULY 3-THE BLUE FLAMES: A 4-piece band based in Sterling. They play all kinds of music from classic to rock! Whatever your taste, from sweet pop harmonies to flowing jams to blistering rock to bizarre Sabbath covers. The Flame frequently play at local venues.
MONDAY, JULY 8 – WACHUSETT COMMUNITY BAND: This band has been playing in Sterling’s summer concerts for the past 9 years. The band has 25 plus musicians from the Wachusett Area. They play a variety of marches, show tunes, & more.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 10– MOONSHINE: Moonshine serves up the best mix of new country, blues, and rock music in Central MA. The band features Melissa Perkins on vocals covering songs by Adele, Pink, Grace Potter, Gretchen Wilson, Kelly Clarkson, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride, and more!!
MONDAY, JULY 15–SOUTH CENTRAL: The acoustic duo of Neil Lucey and Ron Stacy. Their music selection ranges from the 60’s to today’s hits and includes many of those one-hit-wonders you’ve heard many times before, but just can’t
remember the name! Guests enjoy interacting with the band by trying to guess the names of these forgotten artists and those of more well known artists. With their wide variety of music and rich acoustic sound, a great listening experience is guaranteed for all.
WEDNESDAY , JULY 17– THE ILLUSIONS: Play music from the 60’s, 70’s, & 80’s including contemporary top 40’s and across all genres, Country, Pop, Rock, etc. They get audiences of all ages involved.
MONDAY, JULY 22 -WORCESTER COUNTY BLUEGRASS ALL STARS Paul Della Valle and the Worcester County Bluegrass All Stars are Sterling songwriter Paul Della Valle backed up by some of the best acoustic musicians in the area. They include the legendary Walter Crockett on guitar, Fran McConville and Dave DiBiasio of Slo-Grass on mandolin and banjo, and Bob Dick of the Blackstone Valley Bluegrass Band on base.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24– RAMPAGE TRIO: The Rampage Trio is a high energy, blues-rock boogie, dance band featuring singer-songwriter-guitarist, Brian Owens, singer-bassist, Iain Perry and singer-harmonica player-drummer, Kevin Crowley. They have five CD’s to their credit and have shared the stage with the Edgar Winter Band, Mountain, Joe Bonamassa, James Cotton, Candye Kane, Otis Clay, Buckwheat Zydeco, Big Sandy, and others. Www.lowellroocks.com/artist/rampagetrio
MONDAY, JULY 29-HELP WANTED: This exciting group consists of some of the industries finest, award winning artists.
Individually each is multi-talented but together they create a high-energy show that is a brand of country all their own. A mix of rockin' country, rhythm and blues combined with a lot of class. http://www.thehelpwantedband.com/home.cfm
WEDNESDAY, JULY 31– THE NOWHEREMEN: Boston’s feistiest Beatles band who will have you dancing and singing. Each Nowhere Man is a powerful singer capable of leading the song or blending in harmony. The quartet remains faithful to the fab four’s concept of three guitars up front with cuddly drummer in back. Www.myspace.com/realnowheremen.
MONDAY, AUGUST 5–JUMPIN’JUBA: Plays a mix of old-school blues, early rock & roll, and roots-y versions of
Americana tunes. Steve Hurl sings and bends the guitar strings, Bruce Ward pounds the piano keys, Brian Flan knocks out the beat. www.reverbnation.com/jumpinjuba
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7- JAZZ VOYAGE: A Jazz Quintet from the Joy of Music Program that grooves on jazz, funk, Latin and world music. Sterling residents Dave and Ryan Clark are members.
MONDAY, AUGUST 12— QUINESSENTIAL BRASS: They have performed in churches, concert halls, bandstands and gazebos across New England. Though originally formed to play brass classics, their common love for jazz and popular
music has led them to push the role of the brass quintet to the limit and beyond! See more at:
MONDAY, AUGUST 19-SHANA STACK BAND: The Shana Stack Band is a Top 40 Country Band that also performs original music and some southern rock. They have opened at popular outdoor venues for some of countries must renowned artists. http://www.shanastack.com/aboutus.cfm
MONDAY, AUGUST 26- SUMMER CONCERT SERIES FINALE WITH THE RETURN OF THE BLUE FLAMES: A 4-piece band based in Sterling. They play all kinds of music from classic to rock! Whatever your taste, from sweet pop harmonies to flowing jams to blistering rock to bizarre Sabbath covers. The Flame frequently play at local venues.
These concerts are brought to you in part by our generous community sponsors!
Sterling Cultural Council
Sterling Deli & Convenience
Bib's Auto Repair
M.J. Flanagan Insurance Agency
Open Door Real Estate
Paula Meola Dance and Performing Arts, Inc.
PumpKID Patch Child Care
R.J. Janda Plumbing and Heating