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Jo Henley will perform at the Horn Pond Summer Concert finale on August 28

It has been a wonderful summer! Finish it off strong at Horn Pond with Jo Henley playing the final free concert on Friday, August 28 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, courtesy of sponsor, Salem Five Bank.

Co-founded by longtime musical collaborators Andy Campolieto and Ben Lee, Jo Henley is a Boston-based roots-rock band that has been winning over fans and critics alike since 2006 with their unique blend of rock, folk, country, and bluegrass. Campolieto’s and Lee’s mutual love of all forms of American roots music shines through in Jo Henley.

Thanks to sponsor, Michael de la Maza, Grupo Fantasia will be playing at Horn Pond on Friday, July 31 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. If the weather is not cooperative, the venue will be moved inside the barn at Spence Farm, located at 41 Wyman St. in Woburn.

Angel Wagner, musical director of Grupo Fantasia and master percussionist, plays more than 30 instruments. Angel has studied at the Harbor Arts Academy in New York, The Berklee College of Music in Boston and in the 1990’s, tutored on congas under Grammy nominee, Giovanni Hidalgo. Currently, Angel is a band leader, percussion teacher, director of the Wagner Multicultural Workshop and percussionist in his band Grupo Fantasia.

Element 78 band

Local rock legend, Element 78 will be playing at Horn Pond on Friday, July 10 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Element 78, one of the most in demand cover bands in Boston, is fronted by former American Idol contestant Joe Lemieux and backed by some of the most talented musicians from the New England music scene. They will be jamming out to Soft Rock and Top 40 tunes.

Looking for a great opportunity to showcase your culture in front of crowds of people this spring? Then why not apply to be a participant at this year's WorldFest?

WorldFest is a multicultural festival celebrating diversity through food, art, music and dance. This annual celebration is put together by the YMCA International Learning Center’s Leadership Team and Social Capital Inc.

This year's celebration will be held on Sunday, May 17th from 1-5pm on the front lawn of the Woburn Public Library (45 Pleasant St.).

If you would like to perform or have a table at this year's festival, then apply TODAY! Applications are due by March 27, 2015. (Attached below). This is a great opportunity for local businesses, new or established, interested in engaging their community through diversity.

First Annual Halloween Benefit Bash

From date: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:00pm

First Annual Halloween Benefit Bash is right around the corner! While the kids are eating candy, you can enjoy the night at the Woburn Country Club while enjoying the music of the Dave Macklin Band! With a 50/50 raffle, light food, cash bar, optional costumes and prize for best costume, it is a night not to be missed!

Breast Cancer Fundraiser ft. Beatle Juice

From date: 
Sat, 10/04/2014 - 7:30pm

Third annual breast cancer fundraiser at the Woburn Elks Lodge, 295 Washington Street, Woburn, MA at 7:30 PM. $25 donation to enter, with proceeds going to the Tanner Ta Ta Foundation. Raffles, dancing and cash bar. Entertainnment provided by Beatle Juice. 
 

For tickets, email Debbie G. at debg12456@yahoo.com