Carriage Towne News
---- — HAMPSTEAD — One of Hampstead’s most requested oldies bands – The Reminisants – return this year to kick off the summer’s free concert series on Tues., June 25, at 6:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Hampstead Cable TV Advisory Board, the concerts are held in Meetinghouse Park, behind the Town Office Building at 11 Main Street, in Hampstead.
The Reminisants, a six-man oldies band, is considered one of Boston’s most enduring and consistent stage acts. They play more than 120 performances each year including 45 open-air concerts and festivals. Throughout their career they have played with rock and roll legends The Beach Boys, B.J. Thomas, and Chubby Checker and country music stars Josh Turner and Patty Loveless. Mark Poulin will amaze with his tributes to John Lennon and Roy Orbison.
The group is actively involved in fund-raising for many local charities, including Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Boys and Girls Clubs, Cystic Fibrosis, National Liver Foundation and the Doug Flutie, Jr. Autistic Foundation.
Concerts will continue throughout the month of July with two additional in August. Among the performers will be Merrimack Valley Concert Band, All Together Now, Red Molly, Bluegrass Gospel Project, and Rico Barr. Watch for further schedule announcements.
Picnic lunches are encouraged at the concerts and leashed dogs on the perimeter of the park are welcome. For further information visit the website, meetinghousepark.org, or call 603-329-6047.