Salem Willows Concerts Begin July 5

Wednesday June 29, 2022

SALEM — The North Shore Concert Band Salem Willows Summer Concert Series begins on Tuesday July 5, at 7:00pm, at the Robert Hayes Concert Shell at Salem Willows, Salem. Band Director David Benjamin promises another exciting season of your favorite music played by local professional musicians. 

The series of six free outdoor concerts begins with “American Salute”, a patriotic program to finish up the fourth; “Music of the 50’s and 60’s” (July 12); “March Madness, Sousa to Williams” (July 19); “Spotlight on the Band” (July 26); “Broadway Showstoppers” (August 2) and “Salute to our Front Line Servers” (August 9). 

The band invites all Front Line Servers to the August 9 concert to be honored for their efforts on our behalf during the Covid-19 pandemic. Director David Benjamin says “We’re dedicating this concert to the Medical workers, Safety professionals, grocery staff and others who persevered to serve us during the pandemic.” 

Salem vocalist Jodi Jenkins Ainsworth will be the featured soloist in the program of inspirational music. The free concerts are sponsored in part by The Musicians Performance Trust Fund, The Salem Willows Merchants, area businesses and individual sponsors. 

All concerts begin at 7:00pm. Parking is free, restrooms are handicap accessible and the audience is encouraged to bring a chair and a picnic lunch (carry in – carry out). Rain dates are the following Thursday evenings at 7:00pm. Location: Robert Hayes Concert Shell at Salem Willows, Salem.

For concert information contact Gordon Bowman, Band Manager Tel:978-531-9339 email:

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