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June 20, 2013

North Shore entertainment calendar


PLAYING WITH FIRE. Sunday, June 23, 3 to 6 p.m., Peabody Street Park, 15 Peabody St., near Lafayette and Derby streets on the South River Walkway in Salem. Playing With Fire will perform as part of the Peabody Street Park Concert Series, hosted by the city of Salem and Mamadou Diop, leader of world fusion band Mamadou. Free, family-friendly concert. For details, visit

CONCERT ON THE COMMON. Sunday, June 23, 3 to 5 p.m., Salem Common. The John Bertram House presents a concert by the Merrimack Valley Concert Band on Salem Common. Refreshments will be available. Information, call the John Bertram House, 978-744-1002.

SUNDAYS IN PATTON PARK CONCERT SERIES. Sunday, June 23, 5 to 7 p.m., Patton Park, Route 1A, Hamilton. The 2013 Summer Concert series features Broadway in the Park, a concert of popular show tunes performed by local talent. In case of rain, call 978-468-4818 for concert location. Supported in part by a grant from the Hamilton-Wenham Cultural Council. Free.

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AT THE WILLOWS. North Shore Concert Band kicks off its free, six-week summer concert series at the Salem Willows Bandstand on Tuesday, June 25, at 7 p.m. The band is composed of 25 professional musicians and a conductor. Concerts feature a variety of music, including Broadway, classical, big band, Disney, patriotic and solo tunes. The series will run for six consecutive Tuesdays, and in case of rain, concerts will be postponed until the following Tuesday. This year, the Salem Willows Bandstand will be renamed for Robert Hayes, professional trombone player and concert organizer since 1939. Information, call Gordon Bowman, 978-531-9339 or

OLDIES NIGHT. Wednesday, June 26, 6 to 9 p.m. in Danvers Square, 1 Maple St., Danvers. Part of Danvers Family Festival. Musical street fair for all ages. Includes music by Chris Culkeen, fair food and raffles. Limited tables and chairs available. Rain date, Aug. 24.

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