Music on the Lawn

These outdoor performances are supported by a grant from The Tamworth Foundation!

The sound system used for some of the concerts in these summer series was purchased by the Cook Memorial Library with funds made available by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the New Hampshire State Library through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

Riverside Serenades 2021*

Performances in the open air, July, August, & September Saturdays from 4:00 to 5:00 PM. On the lawn behind Cook Memorial Library. Bring your own chair or blanket. Your freewill donations will support these local musicians. We will cancel if it’s raining.

July 3 – Cancelled due to bad weather – Opera On Tap – American Song & Opera
July 10 – Shana Aisenberg – Fiddle & guitar; multi-genre
July 17 – Dudley Laufman & Friends – Contradance music
July 24 – Beverly Woods – New England traditional & original
July 31 – Community making music & Moth-style storytelling by audience
August 7 – Big House Trio – Chamber music for string trio
August 14 – Opera On Tap – The Diva Show
August 21 – This Forest is Alive – Original music & poetry
August 28 – Bakery Band – Folk & bluegrass
September 4 – White Mountain Ceili Band – Music from Cape Breton, Ireland, & Scotland
September 11 – Kate Vachon & Chris Nourse – Duets for flute & violin
September 18 – Opera On Tap – Opera’s greatest hits
September 25 – Traditional Tamworth – Tamworth tune gathering

*Thanks to Amy Berrier for putting this series together!

Music on the Lawn 2021:

Performances on Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 PM on the lawn in front of the Cook Memorial Library. Bring a chair or use one of ours. Your freewill donations will support these local musicians. We will cancel if it’s raining.

July 7 – Sandwich Rangers
July 14 – The Elderly Brothers – Peter Heimlich and Taylor Whiteside
July 21 – The Bakery Band
July 28 – Welles Stafford and Rafe Matregrano
August 4 – Tucker LeTarte
August 11 – Mountain Road

JUST ADDED: August 18 – Madeline Moneypenny, Mikalah Jenifer & Michael Barriteau will perform a mix of original tunes and jazz favorites!

Looking for more outdoor performances in Tamworth Village this summer? Check out The Other Store’s concert series, Sundays from 3:00 to 5:00 PM, June 27 through August 15. And, The Barnstormers Theatre is back this summer with outdoor productions, see