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2014 Framingham Concerts on the Green Schedule

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 7:21 pm on June 2, 2014

FREE Summer Concert Series


Friday Evenings - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Framingham Village Green

Framingham Centre, Massachusetts


June 20th Chris Anders, (country)
June 27th Three of a Kind, (pop)


July 4th The Tom Nutile Band, (Big Band / Swing)
July 11th Hot Acoustics, (Classic Rock)
July 18th The Reminisants, (Oldies & Rock n' Roll)
July 25th JC & Enfusion, (R&B / Soul)


August 1st Metro, (Classic Rock)
August 8th Playing Dead, (Grateful Dead Tribute Band)

~ Bring a blanket or chair. ~

• Restrooms • Food • Concession Stand •

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.

Arrive early for best parking.

For Concert Cancellations & Additional Info

Call: (508)532-5962


Framingham Earth Day Festival, Saturday April 28th

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 1:34 am on April 22, 2012

Earth Day graphicFRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham will celebrate Earth Day 2012, on Saturday, April 28th. Events are scheduled throughout out the day.

The day starts with Framingham's 12th annual Greenup Day. From 9:00am to 12:00 noon, join friends, neighbors and other volunteers at various locations throughout Framingham to help remove trash and debris from ponds, rivers and streams, parks and roadways to improve Framingham's environment. For complete information about Greenup Day and details of meetup locations, visit:

From 10:00am to 12:00 noon Framingham will participate in World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day on the Centre Common (rain or shine). Tai Chi & Qi Gong are "Chinese healing techniques and exercises have been used to treat certain conditions, stimulate the immune system and harmonize and balance the body's energy."  All are welcome! For more info World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day, visit:

From 11:00am 'til 3:00pm the 2012 Framingham Earth Day Festival will be held on the Village Green, (Framingham Centre Common).  Educational, environmental and fun events for families, kids and people of all ages including on-site recycling, sustainable living demonstrations and over 80 vendor booths showcasing green and eco friendly products, local foods and art and craft items by area artisans. There will be games, crafts, face painting, a magic show  and other activities just for kids.  Live performances by "The Elderly Brothers",  "Something With Digby" and "Adam & Eve" will fill the Common with music for the afternoon.

In case of Rain, the Festival will be held indoors at Framingham High School, (on "A" Street).

For detailed schedules of  events, and other info, visit the following websites:


For more information, contact: Donna Kramer Merritt, Chair, Earth Day Festival Committee by email at:, or by calling (508) 788-7300.



3 Swingin' Tenors, 2 Artists, 1 Night of Fun On Common

Filed under: Arts / Culture by Randy Harris at 3:18 am on July 23, 2011

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The "3 Swingin' Tenors" entertained young, old and everyone in between for the July 22nd, 2011 "Concert on the Green", a free concert series held on the Framingham Center Common each Friday night throughout the summer.

Kids play as couples dance to a 1950's doo-wop medley by the "3 Swingin' Tenors"

The trio The 3 Swingin' Tenors;  Jack Alessi, Steve Marvin and Jim Porcella performed their repertoire of medleys and generational favorites -- with a few improvisational stories and a bit of joking around between sets.

The Framingham Park & Recreation Department is now in charge ...[read more]

The Infractions Funky Music Fills the Common

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 8:54 pm on July 1, 2011

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Infractions packed the house in a July 1st, 2011 performance at the Framingham "Concerts on the Green".

Due to rain last week, this was the first night a band played this year in the free summer concert series that's been running on the Framingham Centre Common every year since 1996.

The Infractions "Play That Funky Music"

This was also the first time a new stage, built by students from Keefe Tech was used.

Aside from the music, the crowd was also treated to ...[read more]

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