Free Concerts Returning to City Hall Plaza in July

Michael Dutra is among the popular entertainers performing at this year's free concerts series at City Hall Plaza. (Courtesy Photo)
Michael Dutra is among the popular entertainers performing at this year’s free concerts series at City Hall Plaza. (Courtesy Photo)

“The Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concert Series” returns from July 25 to August 22 for another great season of outdoor music to entertain music fans of all ages at Boston’s City Hall Plaza.

Now celebrating 46 years as Boston’s longest-running free outdoor concert series, these performances bring four summer nights of great entertainment to the unique venue located in the heart of Boston. All shows begin at 7 p.m.

The series is presented by Mayor Martin J. Walsh; the Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment; the Boston Commission on Affairs of the Elderly; and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with title sponsor Bank of America. Additional support is provided by Polar Beverages.

The series kicks off on July 25 with “Strictly Sinatra” featuring the music of Ol’ Blue Eyes as Michael Dutra takes to the stage, drawing from a repertoire of more than 500 Sinatra classics.

City Hall Plaza favorite Stardust returns on August 1 for Disco Night featuring classic dance floor and pop hits. Stardust is a “Super-Band” formed by gathering some of the most talented and experienced musicians in the entertainment industry and honed by more than a decade of active rotation.

The memorable soul of Charlie Thomas’ Drifters returns on August 15 with R&B classics including “Dance With Me,” “This Magic Moment,” Some Kind of Wonderful,” “Under The Boardwalk,” and more.

For the grand finale, the series closes on August 22 with the Trammps performing hits including “Hold Back The Night,” “Where The Happy People Go,” “Soul Bones,” and their signature song “Disco Inferno,” as featured on the soundtrack of “Saturday Night Fever.”

For more information, call 617-635-4505 or visit www.boston.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation.

Enjoy!