Outdoor Family Concert Series
Fridays at the Higganum Green
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Free Outdoor Summer Concerts! Bring a blanket or a chair to enjoy an evening of live entertainment at our local town green. Fun for the whole family! An ice cream truck will be present.
- Friday, August 11th: All Funk’d Up New Date!
All Funk’d Up is a high energy Funk, R & B, and Groove dance band comprised of seasoned musicians who have played the Connecticut Festival, events, nightclubs, and private function venues for decades. The band is 5 pieces: female vocals/keyboards, male vocals/congas/bongos/percussion, guitar, bass, and drums. They play recognizable, danceable music from the 70s through today – from Chaka Khan and Earth, Wind & Fire to Adele and Bruno Mars. Check out www.allfunkdup.com!
- Friday, July 21st: Wooden Horse
Wooden Horse is New England’s premier Crosby, Stills & Nash and America musical tribute act. They feature intricate vocal harmonies layered upon tasteful musical arrangements of the hits of these two super groups. This 5 piece concert band is a perfect fit for a unique and entertaining evening. From the first moment you will be engaged in an amazing musical experience. See more at www.woodenhorseband.com.
- Friday, July 28th: Leaf Jumpers
Leaf Jumpers are a long-time Connecticut band which has played all over the East Coast. Performing for the past twenty years, the band has a long list of accomplishments and a strong musical background. As one of the few Adult Alternative Rock bands in the region, the band’s set list includes hits from bands like REM, U2, Counting Crows, Matchbox 20, The Fray, Mumford and Sons, Sister Hazel, The Police, Peter Gabriel and more, as well as their originals. Visit www.leafjumpers.com.
- Friday, August 4th: Rock Solid Alibi
Rock Solid Alibi means business and their business is rock & roll. Choosing material from the 1960s – 1990s, Rock Solid Alibi performs songs from an assortment of artists such as Billy Joel, Eric Clapton, Garth Brooks, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones, Santana, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, The Beatles, Lynyrd Skynyrd and John Mellencamp. Rock Solid Alibi is a group of seasoned musicians who have performed together over the last 25 years. They perform classic rock and rock & roll songs that appeal to everyone! Check out www.facebook.com/pages/Rock-Solid-Alibi.
Kid’s Entertainment Extravaganza
The HK Recreation Department has booked some fun shows this summer. Children enrolled in our Summer Camp will be attending free of charge. All shows are $3 per person payable at the door and are at Burr Elementary School All-Purpose Room.
- Wednesday, July 19
1:00 – 1:45 pm
Bryson Lang – The Cure for Common Show!
Bryson Lang has been working professionally as a comedy-juggler for over 20 years. Through long-term casino show runs, night-clubs, corporate shows, theaters and cruise ships he has combined technical juggling skills, creative physical manipulation and original comedy into a unique and unforgettable act. Bryson’s audiences will see a likable, energetic personality performing inventive and clever routines that mix comedy, audience participation, ball spinning, ball bouncing, fire-juggling, well-crafted timing, sharp sickles, huge spinning bouncing rings, giant beach balls, improv, glo-in-the-dark objects and always a few surprises. Come see why Bryson is, “The Cure for the Common Show”! Visit www.brysonlang.com/home
- Wednesday, July 26
2:00 – 2:45 pm
Steve Corning – Extraordinary Variety Show
Steve Corning began performing professionally at age 17 and has since brought his unique brand of variety arts and off-beat comedy to theaters and resorts across the country, and even internationally on Disney Cruise Line. Steve presents a variety show of ultimate proportions, featuring fast-paced juggling routines, mind-blowing escape artistry, comedy magic, contortion, balancing, LED light manipulation, and nearly endless amazing stunts, all mixed with a hearty dose of off-the-cuff comedy. If you’re looking for non-stop entertainment and laughs for the whole family, this show has it all! Check out www.stevecorning.com