What to Know
- All shows take place at Hamden Town Center Park, at 2761 Dixwell Ave.
- The opening acts start at 7:30 p.m. and headliners start at 8:15 p.m.
- The Volunteer Firefighter’s Independence Day Celebration and will be on Friday, June 29 at 6 p.m. Fireworks display around 9:20 p.m.
Some well-known musicians will be visiting Hamden this summer to perform free concerts.
The 2018 Free Summer Concert Series lineup includes disco and R&B legend Gloria Gaynor, the Little River Band and the Reggae band Third World.
- July 6: Gloria Gaynor, whose popular hits include, “I Will Survive,” “I Am What I Am” and “Never Can Say Goodbye,” performs on Friday, July 6. DJ Rachel with “DJ Rachel’s Diva Dance Party”will open for her.
- July 13: local Jazz players Myke Ross & Tym N’ Motion will perform on Friday, July 13. The Mike DiMaria Quintet will open for them.
- July 20: Third World will perform on Friday, July 20. They are known for “Now That We Found Love” and ”96 Degrees in the Shade.” Opening for them will be the New Haven band Professor B and the Army of Love.
- July 27: Little River Band performs on Friday, July 27. They are known for “Reminiscing,” “Take It Easy on Me” and more.
All shows take place at Hamden Town Center Park, at 2761 Dixwell Ave. The opening acts start at 7:30 p.m. and headliners start at 8:15 p.m.
The season begins with the annual Volunteer Firefighter’s Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Display on Friday, June 29 at 6 p.m. The rain date is June 30. The Hamden Symphony Orchestra takes the stage at 7:15 p.m. Fireworks are scheduled to go off around 9:20 p.m.