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Framingham After Dark - Friday June 3, 2011

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 3:20 pm on June 3, 2011
Framingham After Dark

Things to do in Framingham, MA after the sun goes down!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Looking for some great live entertainment? A free movie? Something to do besides wander the mall? We've got a few suggestions for things to do tonight that include four live music venues and a movie at the main library. Here's the details...

Local favorites since the late 70's The Back Pages Band featuring Doug Betschart and Inky Fair, (formerly of Fair, Yates & Betschart), will be playing at Nobscots Cafe from 9:00PM 'til closing. For great live ...[read more]


Pop Culture Super MegaFest in Framingham

Filed under: Around Town by Randy Harris at 7:37 pm on November 8, 2010
Christopher Lloyd, Doc Brown in Back to the Future, Rev. Jim on Taxi at Framingham Super MegaFest

Meet Christopher Lloyd who played ''Doc Brown'' in the ''Back To The Future'' movie trilogy, and also starred as the lovable ''Reverend Jim'' on the hit t.v. series TAXI. Lloyd began his film career as an unnamed character in the movie ''Airport'' in 1970.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - What do Reverend Jim from Taxi, Peter Tork from The Monkees, a Gigantic Animated Talking Robot, Playboy Playmate Cathy St. George, Chewbacca from Star Wars and Gary Sohmers of The Antiques Roadshow all have in common?

Answer: They will all be at Super MegaFest, (and the Come Together Fest concert), the weekend of Saturday & Sunday, November 20th and 21st,  2010 when pop culture lovers and the popular icons they love will converge on Framingham's  Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center for New England's largest multi-media fan festival.

...and that's just a partial lineup of the fun packed weekend that's planned!

While it takes a whole website just to list who and what will be there, here's a few more stars you may see, meet or get autographs from; Norman Reedus, (Murphy MacManus in The Boondock Saints), Gary Lewis (of Gary Lewis & The Playboys), Marina Sirtis, (of Star Trek Next ...[read more]


Framingham July 4th Weekend Activities

Filed under: Arts / Culture by Randy Harris at 10:47 pm on June 29, 2010

[PROMO] Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs - Movie

FREE Admission! • Open-air-movie • 8:00pm, Saturday July 3, 2010 • Framingham Centre Common

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham is hosting (2) FREE outdoor concerts and a special outdoor movie screening on the Centre Common.

Friday July 2, 2010 - 6:30-8:30pm, Concerts on the Green presents Off the Hook, a 9-piece funky rock and pop band.

Saturday July 3, 2010, Concert & Movie! - From 6:00-8:00pm, Sound Assembly Chorus will perform "four-part a cappella singing, heavy on the harmony". The chorus' repertoire includes traditional American music in barbershop quartet style, as well and Disney songs and contemporary tunes from Billy Joel, John Lennon & Paul McCartney, and more.  The concert is free and open to the public.  Food concessions and rest rooms on site.

Following the Saturday July 3rd concert,  at 8:00pm, the movie ...[read more]


2010 Concerts on the Green

Filed under: Arts / Culture by Randy Harris at 3:24 pm on May 25, 2010

Concerts on the Green, Framingham Centre Common

Centre Common, Framingham, MA (USA)

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The 2010 Town of Framingham "Concerts on the Green" summer concert series opens June 4th with the Framingham High School Band kicking off the season. The concerts, held Friday nights from 6:30pm - 8:30pm on the Framingham Centre Common feature acts performing music from all genres; country western, bluegrass, big band, gospel, techno-pop, oldies and classic rock cover bands.

This summer's lineup includes: The Framingham High School Band, Chad Burdick, Marshalee, Summer Street Band, Off the Hook, Sound Assembly Chorus, HELP! (Beatles cover band), The Reminisants, The Glamour Girls, The Infractions, John Penny Band, The Skinny Ties, Amy Gallatin and the Tom Nutile Orchestra.

There is no charge, (concerts are free to the general public), but the organizers would appreciate if concert-goers bring and donate ...[read more]


Concerts on the Green Schedule for July 2009

Filed under: Arts / Culture by Deb Cleveland at 7:27 pm on June 16, 2009

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The schedule for the July Concerts on the Green has been released by Jim Egan, Director of Town Building Services.

July 3, 2009 - Dianne Shea and the Suburbanaires -- (Big band) Happy Fourth !!!!!

July 10, 2009 - Nobscot (local band that opened for Chicago)

July 17, 2009 - Tailspin (this band plays all our favorites and gets better every year)

July 24, 2009 - Sgt. Dan Clark (A memorable evening is in store for everyone there that night)

July 31, 2009 - Help!! (This sixty's mop head cover band drew over two thousand people last year, come early.)

Concerts are 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. on the Framingham Centre Common.

Bring chairs and blankets.

This year the framingham.com table will be collecting donations for the Concerts for August and next year's series. framingham.com will be there with balloons and giveaways except for the July 3rd concert. Volunteers welcome to help man the table.

Donations still needed and welcome!

framingham.com is also raising money for the concerts by giving the proceeds of any Business Directory listings from now until August 31st to the concert fund.

Proceeds from any business that signs up for a one- year Business Directory listing web page ($ 75) now through August 31st. will be donated to the Concerts on the Green fund. (When the business mentions the Concerts.)

The businesses who sign up will receive a Free car wash voucher from either The Clean Machine on Rt. 9 or Suburban Shell on Old Conn Path.

Also 30% of any paid ad contract now through July 31st will be donated when the advertiser mentions the concerts.

Visit www.framingham.com/advertise for details.

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