Salem Arts Festival 2022

Downtown Salem MA

Art will heal us and help us recover from the challenges we have and continue to face. Arts and Culture are an integral part of day-to-day life in Salem and this annual festival has become a source of pride and revenue for hundreds of creative professionals and a major economic boost to the local community with over 6000 attendees annually. ... Read More

Stone Soup Ensemble

Artists' Row 21 Front Street, Salem, Massachusetts, United States

The Stone Soup Ensemble's performance at Salem Arts Fest is comprised of percussionists Lydia Lucas, Deborah Welsh-Ibanez, Michael Sullivan, and Flutist Jordan Pearson. We perform modern classical chamber music, aleatoric jams, and pop arrangements! Whatever happens, happens!

Bob Strom, Jennifer Strom and Cindy McIntyre

Coffeehouse Stage 21 Front Street, Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Bob & Jen Strom play together regularly at sessions, Irish pubs and local festivals. They have recorded two CDs ‘Round the Bend and Heading Home. Cindy McIntyre is a founding member of O’Carolan Etcetera, and played with the Salem Country Orchestra.

Baechtold and Abel Aerial Artistry

Front Street Front Street, Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Baechtold and Abel are two talented circus performers who have joined forces to create dynamic duo acts on lyra, silks, trapeze, and other innovative apparatus. Their feats of strength, balletic choreography, and harmonious transitions, have taken them across the globe, the latest being Hawaii!

Skyy Fawxx

Artists' Row 21 Front Street, Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Skyy Fawxx is a rake, a nonsense poet, and the terrible brother of Apple Jack. Skyy will beguile you with poetry that, being made for the creatures that dwell in the cracks in the pavement, will sound odd and unintelligible to you. Feed him new words and see what happens next.

Rolling Nectar

Derby Square 21 Front Street, Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Boston-based trio that delivers a gritty powerful soul-rock sound in a tightly polished set of melodic grooves and riffs. Founded by KJ Graham on lead vocals/guitar, the band includes Fred Leary on bass/vocals, Zak King on drums/vocal

Andy Voelker Trio

Artists' Row 21 Front Street, Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Andy Voelker is a Boston based jazz saxophonist and music educator who is known for his swinging style, soulful sound, and deep feeling for the great jazz traditions.

Caillie Hughes

Coffeehouse Stage 21 Front Street, Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Caillie Hughes' passion and limitless range captivates the ears of those around, with song selections spanning from pop, rock, and country including many original songs such as "Silver Lining." Come see a show, where the music is warm, the soul is heard, and the memories are made.

Peter Paradoxx

Derby Square 21 Front Street, Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Peter is a Circus Variety Artist local to the Boston Area. He runs the Emotional Support Clown Youtube channel featuring performer advice, beginner tutorials for circus arts, and instructional on how to create your own DIY Circus props!

The Cosmic Vultures

Derby Square 21 Front Street, Salem, Massachusetts, United States

The Cosmic Vultures are a 5 piece funk rock band from the North Shore of Massachusetts. We bring funky grooves, slapping bass, and dreamy guitar together into tasty original and cover tunes. Influences include Frank Zappa, RHCP, Foo Fighters, and The Beatles.

tilt-a-whirl

Artists' Row 21 Front Street, Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Tilt-a-Whirl is a dynamic five-piece genre-bending musical ride! Playing across genres, their sound is eclectic and unpredictable. Through a songbook of over 40 originals and covers, they meld folk, classic rock, blues, reggae, improv, jazz, Americana and pop.

Art in the Garden

Salem Athenaeum 337 Essex St, Salem, MA, United States

Art in the Garden Saturday, June 4 4:00-7:00 p.m.In the restored garden at the Salem Athenaeum! An Invitational Exhibition
Meet the Artists • Silent AuctionLive music by Alexandra Grace
Small Bites by Ferreira Foods • Signature Cocktails (cash bar)
Immersive Photo Experience with Grace & Diggs

See art, make art, buy art! Tickets: $50 Sponsor Tickets: $200 
To benefit Salem Athenaeum
In cooperation with Salem ... Read More