Outdoor Family Concert Series

Fridays at the Higganum Green

7:00 – 8:30 pm

In the event of rain, shows will be cancelled.  Call the HK Recreation Hotline at 860-345-8334 in case of inclement weather or visit www.hkrec.com.

 

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!

 

  • Friday, July 13th: Whiskey, Wine & Coke
    This musical trio includes a male and female lead singer and acoustic guitarist that covers songs from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s
    and 90’s and modern country. Through the intimacy of a trio, they engage their audience to experience musical nostalgia
    while dancing and singing along to timeless favorites! Check out www.facebook.com/whiskeywineandcoke!

 

  • Friday, July 20th: Rockslide
    Rockslide, out of Durham, CT, is a rockslide of fun! Classic rock/blues, southern rock, some country and always a few surprises!
    Performing music from the 60’s and beyond, Rockslide provides both dance and listening music for its audience. The band
    features four seasoned musicians who have performed in Central Connecticut area bands. Rockslide has performed at the
    Durham Fair, numerous outdoor venues, and many area clubs. Audience involvement is often part of the act, and the band
    is happy to share the stage with willing audience members. Visit www.facebook.com/RockslideOfDurham.

 

  • Friday, July 27th: DizzyFish – the Best of the 70’s
    The Best of the 70’s” is an incredible show from start to finish featuring the best songs of all time and the artists we all love
    like: Neil Young, The Beatles, Van Morrison, Billy Joel, John Denver, James Taylor, Eagles, Don McLean, Rolling Stones &
    many, many, more! This show will have you singing and dancing down memory lane. The music is stunningly performed with
    warm passionate vocals by Eric Herbst & his all-star band. DizzyFish has opened for artists like Blackberry Smoke, Marshall
    Tucker, NRBQ, Rick Derringer, Three Dog Night and Steve Miller. Check out www.DizzyFishMusic.com.

 

  • Friday, August 3rd: Nightshift
    Nightshift is a 5-piece 60’s, 70’s and 80’s top 40 cover band that only performs the most popular and the most fun songs
    from those three decades that appeal to everyone! Audiences of all ages will love every song that is played and they will
    sing along, dance, laugh at jokes and have a REALLY fun time! Nightshift is truly an “American Band” and always closes
    every show with that very song. Everyone who attends leaves feeling united, patriotic and proud to be an American! Check
    out www.nightshiftband.com.

 


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 $4 per person payable at the door and are at the HK HS Fieldhouse.

 

  • Wednesday, June 27th
    1:00 – 1:45 pm
    Tom O’Brien – Comedy Magic Show – Tom has been providing entertainment for families withhis unique blend of magic, comedy and funny stuff for over 25 years. He has performed more than 6,000 shows throughout Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont. Tom was featured on the CBS and the FOX Morning Shows. Enjoy an afternoon of good, clean fun! Check out www.tomobrienmagic.com.

 

  • Wednesday, July 11  
    1:00 – 2:00 pm
    Johnny Peers & the Muttville Comix – Johnny Peers and his personality-plus canines are coming to tickle your funny bone! A Ringling Brothers Clown College graduate, Johnny leads over a dozen dogs through challenging and hilarious tricks as he plays the straight man role in this wonderful show. The Muttville Comix have appeared on David Letterman, Primetime Live and Circus
    of the Stars, and at Disneyland, Busch Gardens, the Big Apple Circus, the Royal Hanneford Circus, even The White House! A show for the whole family and the dog lover in all of us, the show stars mostly dogs rescued from shelters or pounds, like Noodles, the world’s only skateboarding Basset Hound; Murphy, the ladder climbing Fox Terrier; and Willy, the Border Collie who only
    answers to “Sir.” This is a slapstick comedy act like no other. Check out www.muttvillecomix.com!

 

  • Wednesday, July 18  
    1:00 – 2:00 pm
    The Hip Hop Juggler – Paris, given the nickname “The Hip Hop Juggler” by Al Roker, has been dazzling audiences with his brand of juggling for over a decade. His combination of style, interactive stunts, witty comedy, and world class juggling talent is a sure hit.
    His talents haven been brought to the Today Show, Sesame Street, and The White House. Paris has also gained critical
    acclaim for his juggling instruction, teaching at hundreds of conventions, corporations, and training world famous
    illusionist David Blaine for his “Electrified” stunt that was performed live in NYC. Visit www. hiphopjuggler.com.

The HK Recreation Department thanks the following sponsors for their donations to help support the Outdoor Family Concert Series.

  • Coyote Blue
  • Higganum Veterinary Clinic
  • Mike’s Auto Service
  • New Image Auto, LLC
  • RAD Computing
  • Wiese Enterprises, LLC