Summer Concert Series

Band performing at Swasey

Join us, Exeter Parks & Recreation for our annual Summer Concert in the Park Series at Swasey Parkway. There is no admission fee and the bands are selected from throughout New England. Head down to the Parkway on Thursday nights and check out the music. 

The lineup for this year's Summer Concert Series is posted below.  Read through the dates and descriptions and we think you will see why this is our best lineup ever. Please remember that all concerts will be held at Swasey Parkway. Come on down and enjoy the show!

Sponsored by the Town of Exeter and ConvenientMD 


Dates Band
June 16, 2016 at 6:00pm

Kenny Brothers Band (Jam Music)

The three brothers have been evolving and perfecting their sound for more than five years.  Their music incorporates jazz, funk, and the jam band.

June 23, 2016 at 6:00pm

Pete Kilpatrick Band (Rock)

Pete has been named Maine’s best act four times in the Portland Best Music Awards and has performed over 1,200 shows since he began his career. 

June 30, 2016 at 6:00pm

Sounds Clever & the Valley Horns (Funk, Blues & Swing)

They play a great blend of pop and funky music that gets people moving and keeps them entertained.  

July 7, 2016 at 6:00pm

Club Soda Band (Oldies)

Club Soda is a four piece that has over 30 years’ experience entertaining audiences of all kinds throughout New England. They do the “Best Of" "Top 40" hits from the 50s to today

July 14, 2016 at 6:00pm

 Stray Dog Band (Pop)

Audiences are blown away by the diversity of Stray Dog’s sound.  Part of the fun is that Stray Dog caters to lots of different tastes.  


July 16, 2016 at 6:45pm

Fever, (Pop) Followed By Fireworks

The members of Fever are all top quality professionals with extensive experience in the music and entertainment industry. The players in the band had all met and played together in other groups for a good part of the last decade, and Fever officially formed in 2012.Fever is a dance band out of Western Mass that is well-equipped for any type of event. 

July 21, 2016 at 6:00pm   

Chris MacKay & the Tone Shifters  (Blues, Rock & Zydeco)

Chris playing wash board and percussion to add a little flavor, the Tone Shifters have crafted their own unique style that will get you up on your feet and keep you rockin' 

July 28, 2016 at 6:00pm

Blue Note Big Band (Big Band Music) followed by the first Summer movie.

Blue Note is full-size, 17 piece big band playing classic songs from the Swing Era and also more modern pieces.   


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Enjoying the music