The Newton Square Summer Concert Series is the Friends of Newton Hill at Elm Park (a member organization of Park Spirit of Worcester, Inc.) signature summer event. All shows are free to the public and last approximately an hour and a half, from 6:30 PM - 8 PM. Parking is available along Pleasant Street.
On Tuesday nights during the summer, Newton Square full of life and free, fun, and, largely local, music at the Newton Square Summer Concert Series.
The Newton Square Summer Concert Series is one of the Friends of Newton Hill's longest-running park programs. It was started around 2003 and since expanded into a six-week concert series. Blue Jeans Pizza sells slices with all of the proceeds going to benefit the Friends of Newton Hill in their work maintaining the Newton Hill section of Elm Park. Drinks and ice cream are also available for sale during the concerts. Additionally, gift certificates from local businesses are available to win in a drawing of those who donate during the concert.
June 27th: Fellowship of the King Elvis Presley Tribute Band
July 11th: The Hip Swayers Rock, folk and blues
July 18th: Grade A Fancy Classic covers with a 'blusey' tone
July 25th: Cara Brindisi Originals and covers
August 1st: August First Greatful Dead with a bluegrass twist
August 8th: Highway Kind Originals and covers of rock and blues