Directions: The "Village Green", (also known as the "Framingham Centre Common"), is located just north of Rt. 9 on Edgell Road. From Rt.9 (East or West), take the Framingham State College / Main St., Framingham Centre exit and proceed north on Edgell Rd. - Village Green is located approximately 1/10 mile from exit. From Sudbury, (Rt. 20), take Edgell Road exit (near Friendly's) and follow south to Framingham Centre. From Downtown Framingham, take Union Ave. / Main Street heading north, cross Rt. 9 and continue approximately 1/10 mile.
Parking: FREE parking is available on-street and off-street, (in church parking lots which surround the Village Green). Please park only where instructed by signs or traffic officers.
Please watch for pedestrians in and around concert and parking areas.
Filed under: Arts / Culture by Randy Harris at 1:00 pm on August 13, 2011
3 OF A KIND band featured at Concert on the Green, Framingham, MA, August 12, 2011
FRAMINGHAM, MA- In a summer of Friday nights marked by rain or the threat of it, the weather was perfect for the final "Concert on the Green" for the 2011 season.
Local band "3 OF A KIND", (from Natick), featuring Ron Taddeo(lead guitar), Richie Wood(bass) and Jim McGee(drums) eased their way through sets of mostly classic rock from the 60's, 70's and 80's with a healthy dose of 50's oldies in the mix.
Throughout the night Wood and Taddeo switched off playing lead while McGee, part showman and 100% drummer provided percussive fills that are as much a part of the band's sound as any guitar riff or lyric could be.
The night's show was the last one organized by Jim Egan, ...[read more]
Filed under: Arts / Culture by Randy Harris at 3:28 pm on August 6, 2011
FRAMINGHAM, MA - Off The Hook band members Tony Maenzo(rhythm guitar), Ed Alderman(lead guitar), Renee Summer(vocals), Beth Gooch(vocals), Flavio Portugal(bass) and Chris Chipagio(drums) drew one of the largest crowds seen on the Framingham Village Green from well before the concert's 6:30p.m. start time -- and played into the night, leaving the crowd wanting more.
Off The Hook, a Framingham, MA based "soulful funky rock band ", living up to the description playing its rendition or "Spooky" at Concert on the Green, August 5, 2011.
The Framingham based band mixed it up playing tunes that ranged from the Grateful Dead's "Dancing In The Street" to Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats", an original instrumental written by lead guitarist Ed Alderman, and tunes like ...[read more]
Filed under: Arts / Culture by Randy Harris at 2:09 pm on July 29, 2011
Town cancels XRB ''Concert on the Green'', due to weather Friday July 29, 2011
FRAMINGHAM, MA - Due to impending thunderstorms, tonight's "Concerts on the Green", (Friday, July 29th, 2011), which was to have featured "XR Band" has been canceled.
"Concerts on the Green" is a free summer concert series hosted by the Town of Framingham each Friday night throughout the months of June, July and August on the Framingham Centre Common, (off Edgell Rd, near the Rt. 9 / State College exit). Up to date info can always be found at the ncert Info Line at (508) 532-5488.
Be sure to catch the "XR Band" at other venues inlcuding upcoming shows at O'Connell's Pub in Framingham, the KasBar in Worcester and other fine establishments! ...[read more]