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Live Music Returns to the Norwood Town Common!

By Bella Caggiano
The 2020 free music series were unfortunately postponed due to crowd restrictions from Covid-19. This summer, however, music lovers can rejoice as live music is returning to the Norwood Town Common!
As in previous years, the Town Bandstand will host two concert series; now in its 27th year, Concerts on the Common will resume on Sunday evenings and Summerfest, celebrating its 41st season, will be held on Wednesday nights.
All performances are free and open to the public. So, bring your own seating, pack dinner or snacks, grab neighbors and friends, and enjoy those magical musical sounds under Norwood’s starry skies!


July 14th - Rick Barron and the Quavers
July 21st - Boston’s Erin Og
July 28th - Roundhouse
August 4th - PanNubean Steel Band
August 11th - Southbound Train
August 18th - Veronica Robles All Female Mariachi Band
Concerts are held on Wednesday evenings 7:00-9:00.
Concerts on the Common
July 18th - Sharon Community Band
July 25th - Roy Scott Big Band
August 1st - South Eastern Massachusetts Community Concert Band
August 8th - Westwood Swing Band
August 15th - Tom Nutile Big Band
August 22nd - Oberlaendler Hofbrau Band
August 29th - Dan Gabel and the Abletones
Concerts are held on Sunday evenings 6:00-8:00.
All concerts are sponsored by community organizations, businesses and the town of Norwood. For up-to-date information visit the town’s concert page at:
Unfortunately, the Tilton Memorial Carillon is currently under repair so there will be no Carillon Concert on the Common series this summer.

This year’s Carillon Series would have been dedicated to Bernard S. Cooper, former Norwood Assistant General Manager who sadly passed away last year. Cooper was a familiar face at virtually every Norwood event and worked hard behind the scenes so others could enjoy and experience Town celebrations. He was devoted to the Carillon Music Program and without his support Norwood residents would likely never have the privilege to learn the carillon history or listen to the unique sounds of this Norwood gem.