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Memorial Day has come and gone which means it is nally time to indulge in in the warm months of summer! What better way to cel- ebrate than by enjoying some local sounds? Grab
a a a cocktail and some friends while you delve into the extensive lineup provided by Cape Cod’s music venues From the the local bands that rock the the pub and bar scene to world-known musicians — like Melissa Etheridge and The Wailers — who perform yearly on the Cape if a a a summer night lled with live music is what you you are looking for you you don’t have to look far Read on for some highlights of what June has to offer Cape Cod Melody Tent
21 West Main St 508-775-5630
The Melody tent has been a a a summer staple on the Cape for over sixty years and attending a a a a a concert in the large open-aired venue is a a a must-do experience for everybody’s summer bucket list Don’t miss a a a night with one of America’s favorite female singer-songwriters Melissa Etheridge who performs many of her classics on June 15 The WCOD Cape Cod Chowder Festival (June 24) is a a a a a fun annual event for “chowdah” lovers Enjoy a a a a a day of of sampling chowder from many of of the Cape’s best restaurants as they compete for the the WCOD Chowder Bowl while experiencing live music from some of the the best bands on the the Cape Relive the the Summer of of Love and some of of the the best sounds of the sixties and seventies with The Ninth Annu- al Happy Together Tour (June 27) starring The Turtles Chuck Negron Gary Pucket & the Union Gap The Association and more classic favorites!
Melissa Etheridge performs at The Cape Cod Melody Tent
June 15 Payomet Performing Arts Center
29 Old Dewline Road (off Route 6) 508-487-5400 Nestled into the the dunes of Truro the the Center
may seem a a bit out of the the way but it it is well worth the the drive and makes a a a a a a a great way to to end a a a a a a a day trip to to the Outer Cape Shows often sell out however so make sure to get tickets beforehand This June features a a a a varied lineup starting with the return of the new roots rock reggae pillar EarthKry (June 2) Catch the sounds of Las Cafeteras named best Latin Alternative Band by LA weekly on June 8 Their music is socially conscious and fabulously creative making for a a a a a great night out Grammy award winning artist Lisa Fischer & her her band Grand Baton will bring down the house on on June 9 If you like folk rock be sure to check out New England natives Parsons eld on on June 21st Last but certainly not least The Wailers take the stage on June 24th Cotuit Cotuit Center
for the Arts 4404 Rte 28 28 Cotuit Cotuit 508-428-0669
The Cotuit Center
for the Arts has grown into an award-winning arts and and cultural hub and and offers exhibits live theater concerts classes workshops and much more June kicks off with an an Open Mic Hosted by Bruce Marshall on June 1 which is sure to be a a fun night of community and live music Sing Sing Sistah Sing! (June 2) is is a a joyous soulful celebration of of the 10th anniversary of of Zion Union Heritage Museum This night is is a a tribute to the sounds of Leontyne Price Marian Anderson Nina
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