Summer Music Series

Live Concerts in the Courtyard! 6:00-8:00 p.m. / Free!

Caribbean Vibe Steel Drum Band

July 8

Feel the sounds of the Islands! Recently featured on The Today Show.

The Carroll Sisters

July 22

Sister duo performing lively traditional Irish, Scottish, and Cape Bretton fiddle music.

Kala Farnham

August 5

Singer-songwriter presenting hallmark reinvention of the folk tradition.

Dave Giardina and Colleen Mullaney

August 12

Award-winning classical guitarist and vocal accompanist.

Dexter’s Lab

August 19

Multitalented artist specializing in all rhythmic forms of musicality.

Live Concerts in the Webb Barn! 6:00-9:00 p.m./$10 Admission

Nelson Bello & Friends

Join us at the Webb Barn on Friday, July 29, for a hot night of Latin jazz and salsa with Nelson Bello & Friends!

Bring your friends, lawn chairs, picnic dinner (or take-out from your favorite local restaurant), and DANCE!

$10 admission per person. Children under age 12 FREE. Payable in advance or at the door. Your admission helps support Museum programming. Advance tickets purchased here: www.simpletix.com/e/barn-concert-nelson-bello-friends-tickets-109533

Special guest vendors: Two Pour Guys Bartending (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.) and the Main Street Creamery Ice Cream Truck (7 p.m. to 8 p.m.).

No outside alcohol is permitted.

Nelson Bello, a well-known Connecticut-based percussionist and Hartford native, began his musical studies at the Hartford Conservatory Jazz Summer Program at age 13 and the Performing Arts Academy in Hartford Connecticut. At 15, he traveled to Cuba for the International Jazz Festival (with Latin Flavor, now better known as INSIGHT) and invited guest Pianist Chucho Valdez. Nelson is co-founder of the Latin Jazz band TROMBEATZ, which is working on their first recording titled “A Caribbean Thing.” Over the years, Nelson performed with Andy Gonzalez, Cheo Feliciano, Ismael Miranda, Tony Vega, Charles Flores, Zaccai and Luques Curtis, among others.

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Savage Brothers Band

Join us in the Barn on Friday, August 26, from 6-9 p.m. for a fun night of music with the Savage Brothers Band!

Bring your friends, lawn chairs, picnic dinner (or take-out from your favorite restaurant), and DANCE!

$10 per person / children under 12 FREE. Admission payable in advance or at the door. Your admission supports Museum programming. Advance tickets purchased here: https://www.simpletix.com/e/barn-concert-the-savage-brothers-tickets-109574

Special guest vendors: Two Pour Guys Bartending (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.) and the Main Street Creamery Ice Cream Truck (7 p.m. to 8 p.m.).

No outside alcohol is permitted.

The Savage Brothers, a Hartford-based band established in 1984, is a six piece funkin’, rockin’, and rhythm group featuring a two-piece horn section. The band has performed all over New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and as far as Cancun, Mexico. The Savage Brothers have shared the stage with acts such as Tower of Power, Joan Osborne, James Cotton, Southside Johnny, NRBQ, The Guess Who, Marshall Tucker, Jimmy Vaughn, Dickey Betts of the Allman Brothers, John Cafferty, Los Lonely Boys, and more.

The group’s current line-up is comprised of Michael Savage, drums and vocals; Frank Cook, lead guitar; Keith Kruser, lead vocals, guitar, and keyboard; Scott Lawson Pomeroy, lead vocals and bass guitar; Steve Marien, sax; Scott Haber, trumpet. They have released two full albums including “Population 6” which has been critically acclaimed and sold over 5,000 copies. The Savage Brothers Band has won numerous awards including the “Best of Hartford” by Hartford Magazine. They’ve given over 5,000 performances and with total professionalism and consistent sound and stage presence, you won’t want to miss this band!