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First Friday Open Mic featuring Danny Rivera

Friday May 07

7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT - First Friday Open Mic 
Hosted by singer-songwriter Jack Byrne

Join our Facebook group to watch the performances: click here.

Shows start at 7:30pm on the first Friday of every month. Featured singer will open the evening and then other performers are welcome to sing!

Performers can sign-up here:   Yes, I want to sing!

FEATURE PERFORMER: Danny Rivera

Danny Rivera is a singer/songwriter from Boston Ma. He has performed at Fenway Park, Strand Theatre, The White House, and many other places. He’s also a worship leader at his church. His first EP "Rumors & Reasons" released in 2020.

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Dystopia! The Hunger Maze Game of Divergent Death (Outdoor Youth Comedy))

Friday May 21

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

In this comedy that parodies The Hunger Games, Maze Runner, and Divergent, our colorful cast is trapped against their will in a dystopian future, where they must battle against emotionally sensitive guards, limited budgets, and the trigger-happy Gamemaster to be proclaimed the winner. When the odds are this absurdly bleak, it seems certain that only the main character will make it out alive -- but first the contestants must decide who the main character is.

Running time is just under 1 hour. The performances will take place outdoors in the HCA amphitheater. Ticketed patrons will need to be masked, and should bring blanket, cushion, lawn chairs, etc. to sit on. Audience size will be limited to 75 tickets per performance.

Performance: $15 adult / $10 senior/child

Friday, May 21 @ 6:00 pm

 

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Dystopia! The Hunger Maze Game of Divergent Death (Outdoor Youth Comedy)

Saturday May 22

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

In this comedy that parodies The Hunger Games, Maze Runner, and Divergent, our colorful cast is trapped against their will in a dystopian future, where they must battle against emotionally sensitive guards, limited budgets, and the trigger-happy Gamemaster to be proclaimed the winner. When the odds are this absurdly bleak, it seems certain that only the main character will make it out alive -- but first the contestants must decide who the main character is.

Running time is just under 1 hour. The performances will take place outdoors in the HCA amphitheater. Ticketed patrons will need to be masked, and should bring blanket, cushion, lawn chairs, etc. to sit on. Audience size will be limited to 75 tickets per performance.

Performance: $15 adult / $10 senior/child

Saturday, May 22 @ 3:30 pm

Tickets:

$15 General Admissions

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Dystopia! The Hungry Maze Game of Divergent Death (Outdoor Youth Comedy)

Saturday May 22

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

In this comedy that parodies The Hunger Games, Maze Runner, and Divergent, our colorful cast is trapped against their will in a dystopian future, where they must battle against emotionally sensitive guards, limited budgets, and the trigger-happy Gamemaster to be proclaimed the winner. When the odds are this absurdly bleak, it seems certain that only the main character will make it out alive—but first the contestants must decide who the main character is.

Running time is just under 1 hour. The performances will take place outdoors in the HCA amphitheater. Ticketed patrons will need to be masked, and should bring blanket, cushion, lawn chairs, etc. to sit on. Audience size will be limited to 75 tickets per performance. 

Performance: $15 adult | $10 senior/child

Saturday, May 22 @ 6:00 pm

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Hot Acoustics

Saturday Jun 19

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Join the HCA for our annual Barbara Corbett Memorial Summer kick-off concert! Hot Acoustics is a high-energy dance band that is always a crowd pleaser!

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and get ready to have a great time.  

Hopkinton Day: Residents of Hopkinton receive a free giveaway at check-in with proof of residence.

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Willie J Laws

Friday Jun 25

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

US Navy veteran Willie J. Laws Jr, raised in the Gulf Coast of Texas near Corpus Christi, has over 30 years of performing experience and has traveled all over the world making music. Willie J. developed his "funky blues" guitar and vocal sound, influenced by Texas Blues and R&B/Soul, Tex-Mex Tejano/Conjunto, Louisiana Zydeco, and Country. Fans regularly call him "the Real Deal" because of his stunning vocals and great guitar work.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and get ready to have a great time! Milford Day: Residents of Milford receive a free giveaway at check-in with proof of residence.

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Nate Aronow Nextet

Saturday Jun 26

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

The Nate Aronow Nextet has been delighting audiences with their brand of thoughtful and entertaining contemporary jazz at clubs, festivals and private events around New England for several years now. At this Sunset concert the band will be playing several of its most popular original compositions in swing, latin and fusion styles, as well as tunes from some of the modern jazz greats such as Joe Henderson and Wayne Shorter. The Nextet consists of Nate on piano, Doug Sondak on alto saxophone and flute, Kenji Kikuchi on tenor sax and flute, Ken Ormes on guitar, Dave Mercure on bass and Mark Fairweather on drums.

Website: www.AronowMusic.com   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Aronowmusic/

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and get ready to have a great time."

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Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers

Friday Jul 02

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Get ready for Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers. "country blues at its very best... one of the finest fingerpicking acoustic blues singers in the land”— Frank Matheis, Living Blues Magazine.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and get ready to have a great time.

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Ken Willinger Quartet

Saturday Jul 03

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

What could be better than an evening of jazz music outdoors with the Ken Willinger Quartet? Join us at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, bring your dinner and a chair, and enjoy the music.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines.

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Chris McDermott Band

Friday Jul 09

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Chris McDermott is a very busy musician playing all over America, Europe, and the Caribbean for over 30 years. Possessing a truly unique rhythmic style he draws from what seems to be every available musical color in the palette. He is also one of the braver and energetic musicians you will ever experience live. Playing solo or surrounding himself with some of the best international musicians in the world, Chris lives for that real "in the moment" exchange with his audience.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and get ready to have a great time.

Upton Day: Residents of Upton receive a free giveaway at check-in with proof of residence.

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Michael Chasse Quartet

Saturday Jul 10

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

What could be better than an evening of jazz music outdoors with the Michael Chasse Quartet? Join us at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, bring your dinner and a chair and enjoy the music.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater.  The event is free, but registration is preferred in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Use the ticket link below to get your free tickets. Walk-ins are welcome and will be allowed in as space allows. 

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Chris Fitz Band

Friday Jul 16

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Chris Fitz broke into the Boston music scene back in 1994 after a 5 year stint in the San Francisco area. Chris honed his blues guitar chops by floating around all the blues clubs in the Bay Area and finding inspiration in the local and national blues artists who frequented them. Over twenty years and thousands of gigs later, the Chris Fitz Band, with Chris as band leader / singer / songwriter / guitar player, Mike Aiello on Drums and "Fretless Dave Kendarian" on bass remains one of the premier "original" blues and roots acts in all of New England.  

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and get ready to have a great time.

Southboro Day: Residents of Southboro receive a free giveaway at check-in with proof of residence.

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Stoney's Wicked Din

Saturday Jul 17

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Stoney's Wicked Din is a 10-piece "small big band", led by drummer/arranger Al Stone. We put our own spin on an unusual variety of blues, soul, pop, jazz, swing, r&b, latin, and much more.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and enjoy the music.

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Ayla Brown with Special Guest Rob Bellamy

Friday Jul 23

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

With sweet harmonies and a catchy concoction of melodies, Massachusetts natives and country duo, Ayla Brown & Rob Bellamy, first began writing songs together after meeting over a 1000 miles away in Nashville. In 2019, they released their first EP, Make it Mean Something. As a solo artist, Ayla Brown has released five studio albums, has performed on the Grand Ole Opry stage twice, placed 13th on Season 5 of American Idol, performed overseas for the troops in 13 different countries, sang live on national television, and has opened up for artists like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Eric Church, Jason Aldean, Josh Turner, Charlie Daniels, Sara Evans, Phil Vassar, and more. Rob Bellamy recorded and released an EP called Long Freight Train in 2016 and a single called “Walk it with Me” in 2020, and since the release he has been touring and opening up for country music artists such as Carly Pearce, Mark Wills, Dylan Scott and Russell Dickerson. Recently, he was Country 102.5’s “Catch of the Week,” where weekly they highlight an emerging country artist.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and get ready to have a great time!

Ashland Day: Residents of Ashland receive a free giveaway at check-in with proof of residence.

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MetroWest Jazz Project

Saturday Jul 24

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of jazz with the MetroWest Jazz Porject outdoors at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, bring your dinner and a chair and sit back and listen to the music.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines.

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Back Pages

Friday Jul 30

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Acoustic/rock duo, Back Pages. With Steve McCrossan on keyboard and bass, Back Pages features a vast, eclectic mix of classic and modern rock music spanning five decades -- enlivened with rich harmonies, amazing guitar playing, and pulsating rhythms.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and get ready to have a great time. Holliston Day: Holliston residents receive a free giveaway at check-in with proof of town residence.

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Racky Thomas Band

Saturday Jul 31

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

The Racky Thomas Band has been a torchbearer for the blues since its formation in 1995. Thomas plans to release a solo acoustic CD featuring his Delta and country blues influences, as well as make another trip to the studio (or club!) for a live recording.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring snacks and a blanket or lawn chair for your comfort as you enjoy the great music.

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Neil & The Vipers

Friday Sep 03

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Neal & The Vipers are a Rhode Island based band, playing American Roots Music encompassing blues, rock & roll, rockabilly, and surf, entertaining their fans for over 30 years! You can feel the chemistry between all of them as they play original hits songs from their multiple CD's as well as covering classic songs.  The Vipers add their unique arrangement on these classic songs, always making them their own.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater.  The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and get ready to have a great time!

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Drivin' Blind

Saturday Sep 04

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Enjoy an evening of rockin' blues with Drivin' Blind outdoors at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, bring your dinner and a chair and sit back and listen to the music.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines.

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Gary Backstrom

Friday Sep 10

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

The Gary Backstrom Band is a Boston-based Band that mixes Soul, R&B, Funk, Rock, and Latin grooves blended into its own unique sound. Led by guitarist and front man Gary Backstrom, who is often considered "one of the most underrated, fluid, and melodic players in the Northeast." The Gary Backstrom Band features clever, hook filled songwriting and arrangements with intense interaction among the musicians. Their unique sound is interwoven with exciting, unpredictable improvisation that can only be heard in the best live acts on the scene today.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and get ready to have a great time.

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Bruce Marshall Group

Saturday Sep 11

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Bruce Marshall’s music career spans five decades and the singer, songwriter, guitarist has been a full time musician his entire adult life. With an affinity early on for blues, rock and 60’s pop, he honed his chops in the gin mills of NE and put out his first record in ‘87. He went National with guitarist Toy Caldwell in ‘89, touring the US with Charlie Daniels and Lynyrd Skynyrd. He has fronted the Bruce Marshall Group since 1991, bringing his band to represented NE at the International Blues challenge in Memphis, 2008. Bruce also won the regional solo category with a trip to Memphis in 2010. Marshall was awarded an ASCAP Songwriter award in 1991 and recently put out his 7th record “Borrowed Time” in 2018. He still performs over 200 shows a year.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and get ready to have a great time.

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Zach Innis & The Honeybees

Friday Sep 17

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Zach Innis & The Honeybees is a band of long-time friends from Milford playing the music of Tom Petty, including his solo work, Heartbreakers material, and Traveling Wilburys cuts. Feeling it necessary to assemble the band after Tom's untimely death in 2017, The Honeybees made their debut in April 2018 to a packed house at Milford's Central Tavern. Since then, they have garnered a loyal following that is hungry for the band's deep catalogue, extended jams, and surprise covers.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and enjoy the music.

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Dwayne Haggins

Saturday Sep 18

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

He’s been described as “the love child of Hank Williams and Sam Cooke.” “The John Legend of rockabilly.” And even, “the ‘what-took-you-so-long?’ fusion of Elvis Presley and Marvin Gaye.” At every performance, whether in a venerable metropolitan concert hall or a grimy dive in an anonymous strip mall, Dwayne Haggins is always at work.

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and enjoy the music.

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Michelle "Evil Gal" Wilson

Friday Sep 24

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Enjoy an evening of music outdoors with Michelle "Evil Gal" Wilson at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts.

Bring your dinner and a chair and sit back and listen to the music. All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines.

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Rumble Kats

Saturday Sep 25

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Aaron Norcross Jr, is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist from Marion, Ma. He is known for a retro sound rooted in the rock and roll, rockabilly, and rhythm and blues music of the 1950s. The Rumble Kats' American roots based music that pulls from rockabilly, honky tonk and blues/rock. Aaron Norcross Jr. is recognized as one of the best up and coming guitarist in the country. Aaron has performed over 800 shows in 7 years. This 21 year old is wowing crowds all over New England with standing ovations at every show. The best description of Aaron's playing is from Brian Setzer, " Eddie Cochran meets Stevie Ray Vaughan". The RumbleKats is backed by national touring musicians, Jeff Majeau, upright and electric bass, Bruce Marshall and Chris Fitz, and Sara Nova on keys (national touring with Rod Stewart tribute band).

All HCA summer concerts will take place in the outdoor amphitheater. The event is free, but registration is required in order to remain compliant with current State gathering guidelines. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and snacks and get ready to have a great time.

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