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Friday, June 1
Old Town Hall
5 – 7 p.m. Salem Arts Festival Kick Off Reception - Open to the public, refreshments. Juried Exhibit of 20 artists’ work.
5:00 p.m. Music by Brian Rolland (Solo guitar – Jazz/Latin/Brazilian)
6:00 p.m. Music by Brad Byrd (Solo Acoustic – Singer-Songwriter)
7:00 p.m. Music by The Paul Madore Chorale (Choral – Show Tunes, Classical, Folk Tunes)
8:00 p.m. Flamenco Dance by Jamie “La Damasquina” Belsito
8:30 p.m. Codify Dance Performance by Cecilia Raassina (Modern Dance)
Saturday, June 2
UPDATE!! Due to the anticipated rain, all Saturday performances at the East India Fountain Stage will be held upstairs in Old Town Hall. Information about any other location changes will be made available at Old Town Hall.
10 – 5 p.m. Juried Street Fair – select local artists work for sale on the Essex Street Pedestrian Mall
11 – 5 p.m. Juried Art Show - Open to the public, Old Town Hall 1st Floor
12 – 2 p.m. Collaborative Abstract Expressionism - interactive art making with James Eric Rogers next to Gulu Gulu in Lappin Park
12:00 Accidentally on Purpose - Improv Comedy, Old Town Hall 2nd Floor
Derby Square Stage:
1:00 p.m. Excerpt from the Odyssey - Dramatic recitation by Brandon Wieber
2:00 p.m. Baseball & Jazz: A Reading with Music - J.D. Scrimgeour, Aidan Scrimgeour
3:00 p.m. Avant Guardians - Ellen Hardy & Brendan O’Reilly
East India Fountain Stage:
11:00 a.m. Ben Rudnick and Friends (Acoustic Band)
12:00 p.m. Merrimack (Pop/Rock band)
1:00 p.m. The Saxyderms (Saxophone Ensemble)
1:45 p.m. Siren of the Circle (Hoopdance)
2:00 p.m. Man Alive! (Alt-Folk Ensemble)
3:00 p.m. Northeast Belly Dance Association (Belly Dancing)
4:00 p.m. Joe Pino Quintet (Jazz Quintet)
5:30 p.m. Machine 475 (Electronic Dance Band)
Front St. Coffeehouse:
6:00 – 10 p.m. System Soul (Electronic Music & DJ)
Sunday, June 3
UPDATE!! Due to the anticipated rain, all Sunday performances at the East India Fountain Stage will be held upstairs in Old Town Hall. Information about any other location changes will be made available at Old Town Hall.
11 – 3 p.m. Juried Art Show - Open to the public, Old Town Hall 1st Floor
12 p.m. Living Chess – Come early and volunteer to be a human chess piece!
East India Fountain Stage:
11:00 a.m. David Thorne Scott (Jazz/Pop – Singer/Songwriter/Pianist)
12:00 p.m. Kirsten & Dave (Acoustic Pop/Rock, Country, Folk, Blues)
1:00 p.m. Amber Blues (Rock)
2:00 p.m. Heather Maloney Band (Singer/Songwriter)
3:00 p.m. Big Blue Octopus (Jazz/Rock Band)
4:00 p.m. The Holdouts (Acoustic Duo)
5:00 p.m. Neophyte Capsule (Sound/visual installation art by Glenn Church)
5:30 p.m. Intersection in Poetry & Music & Film Jennifer Jean, Sebastien Jean, & Joe Perry (Poetry, rock guitarist, film)
6:00 p.m. Salem Arts Festival Wrap-Up Party (Welcome all artists, volunteers & attendees)
*Saturday & Sunday - East India Fountain Stage Rain Location upstairs Old Town Hall. Schedule subject to changes and substitutions.
All Weekend – Artists’ Row – Art Making Activities