concerts

Free Live Music

Hang out and have fun at Sonny’s
There’s nothing like spending a nice evening with friends listening to live music in the outdoors. Sonny’s Place makes it happen!

On select nights we have live music inside the Sonny’s Pavilion. There’s room for 500+ and a full bar is available, as well as great food from Chef Marco and other refreshments.
Cap off an afternoon of fun on the Go Kart track by kicking back and enjoying an evening of great food, fun, and friends. It will be music to your ears!

Printable version of the schedule: 2018 Band Schedule. Bands and start times are subject to change.

Sonny’s Free Live Music is Rain or Shine!

Upcoming Concert Schedule 2018

Friday, September 14

Collective Difference – 8:00pm

From their Facebook page: “Our “collective difference” is that we bring together a range of experience and genres, rocking favorites from Journey, Bon Jovi, Styx, Queen, Train, the Cars, AC/DC, and REO Speedwagon, as well as No Doubt, Melissa Etheridge, Janis, Elvis, Bruno Mars, and even some surprises!” www.facebook.com/collectivelydifferent/

 


 

Saturday, September 15

70s  Project– 8:00pm

Come enjoy a night of great live music with the 70s Project!

 

 


 

Sunday, September 16

John Cantalini Band – 4:00pm

Come enjoy a night of great live music with the John Cantalini Band! www.facebook.com/john.cantalini

 

 


 

Friday, September 21

Change Up – 8:00pm

From their Facebook: “Sick of hearing the same old songs by another one of those “party bands”..come check out Change-Up…CT’s newest Rock Cover band..Where we do just that..change it up!! From Metallica to Live, Godsmack to Pink Floyd, Incubus to Ozzy, Three Days Grace to Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Rage Against the Machine to Phil Collins, Sevendust to Candlebox, Foo Fighters to Micheal Jackson (yeah MJ WHAT!!!). you get the idea. There’s something for everyone at a Change- UP show…”  https://www.facebook.com/changeupct/

 


 

Saturday, September 22

Dead show – 8:00pm

From their Facebook: “Dead Show is an accomplished Grateful Dead tribute band from Northern Connecticut focused on playing a very wide variety of the Dead’s live repertoire. ” www.facebook.com/DeadShowCT

 


 

jeff-pitchell

Sunday, September 23

Jeff Pitchell – 4:00pm

Don’t miss your chance to see Jeff Pitchell play his “Billboard award winning, high energy Rhythm and Blues, Rock, Soul and Funk!” From his website: “Jeff Pitchell is an internationally acclaimed dynamic singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor. Jeff achieved national recognition when his last CD, Heavy Hitter (Pyramid Records/EMI) reached #7 on the Billboard Charts, selling more CDs than Delbert McClinton, Robert Cray, Etta James, Johnny Lee Hooker & Muddy Waters.” www.jeffpitchell.com

 


 

Friday, September 28

Feel Good Drift – 8:00pm

From their Facebook: “Much like a DJ, Feel Good Drift performs a wide variety of mash-ups from your favorite artists.” www.facebook.com/feelgooddrift/

 


 

Acoustic Rick

Saturday, September 29

Acoustic Rick – 8:00pm

From his website: “I have been singin’ and pickin’ for over 30 years. During those magical years, I have compiled a repertoire of over 1000 songs covering every genre including Rock, Country, Bluegrass, Jazz, Folk, Oldies, and even Show Tunes.” www.acoustic-rick.com

 


 

Sunday, September 30

Aquanett – 4:00pm

From their website: “Aquanett has been labeled “New England’s most authentic tribute to the 80’s.” Their look, authentic sound to the original artists and dedication to their fans have been keeping people coming out again and again for over a decade. Aquanett covers bands from Ozzy to Metallica, Bon Jovi to Poison.” http://www.aquanett.com/

 


 

trailertrash

Friday, October 5

Trailer Trash – 7:00pm

Rock 102’s Work Release Program (5pm) presents Trailer Trash. Come meet your favorite DJ’s from Rock 102 and enjoy food specials starting at 5pm with Trailer Trash playing live starting at 8pm. From their website: “Come and sing along to all the songs you sing in your car while no one is looking. Put on a pair of boots and a cowboy hat if you like, or just come as you are, and enjoy a night of great music and fun! This ain’t what your Grandpa labeled “country”…This is TRAILER TRASH!” www.trailertrash413.com

  


 

rock-solid-alibi

Saturday, October 6

Rock Solid Alibi – 7:00pm

From their Facebook page: “Cherry picking from the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, Rock Solid Alibi plays primo cuts from The Allman Brothers, The Cars, Eric Clapton, ZZ Top, Joe Jackson, The Ramones and John Cougar Mellencamp to name just a few.” www.facebook.com/Rock-Solid-Alibi

 


 

savage-brothers

Sunday, October 7

Savage Brothers – 3:00pm

Come enjoy a show from fan favorites The Savage Brothers at Sonny’s Place! From their website: “The Savage Brothers, a Hartford based band established in 1984, is a 6 piece funkin’, rockin’, and rhythm group. The Savage Brothers have shared the stage with such acts such as Tower of Power, Joan Osborne, James Cotton, Southside Johnny, Lisa Lisa, The Guess Who, Marshall Tucker, and John Cafferty. ” www.savagebrothersband.com

 


 

Friday, October 12

Marks Brothers – 7:00pm

Come enjoy a night of grateful dead style live music with Marks Brothers!

 

 


 

johnny-sixgun

Saturday, October 13

Johnny Sixgun – 7:00pm

From their Facebook page: “Classic Rock – LOUD” https://www.facebook.com/Johnny-Sixgun-245529324116/

 

 


 

cold-train

Sunday, October 14

Cold Train – 3:00pm

From their website: “Cold Train’s unique group of musicians play a tribute to music born in America’s south land where Rock & Roll and Blues collided at the cross roads of American music. A sound that became coined as good ole’ American “Southern Rock”. A smoking band custom built for good time people.” www.coldtrainband.com

 


 

Friday, October 19

Tommy Whalen and the Ragged edge – 7:00pm

From his Facebook page: “Tommy is a veteran musician, recognized all over New England. The band plays an eclectic mix of Blues, Rock, Soul & Funk.” www.facebook.com/tommywhalenmusic/

 


 

jim-bailey

Saturday, October 20

Jim Bailey – 7:00pm

Come enjoy a night of great live music with Jim Bailey!

 

 


 

The Kings

Sunday, October 21

The Kings – 3:00pm

From their Facebook page: “The band always keeps you guessing which familiar songs they might put their own spin on, and they will keep the room moving all night long. The best thing about The King’s is that they always have you thinking, “what the heck are they gonna do next??” www.facebook.com/TheKingsMusic

 


 

Friday, October 26

Vinyl Revolution – 7:00pm

From their Facebook page: “VINYL REVOLUTION performs the most popular Rock songs from the biggest bands of the 1970’s, re-creating the vivid experience of Classic Rock from what many consider to be the genre’s greatest decade. Their high energy show fully engages the crowd, with faithful song renditions that capture the raw energy and power that has made this style of music one of the most popular of all time. Aerosmith, Beatles, Chicago, Doors, Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac and on through the alphabet of great artists. A group of elite musicians who have worked with members of Bob Seger’s Silver Bullet Band, Grammy Award winner Holly Knight and nationally acclaimed Led Zeppelin tribute band Physical Graffiti have joined forces to create the new standard of excellence in live music performance” www.facebook.com/vinrevo/

 


 

tom-kopyto

Saturday, October 27

Tom Kopyto Music Studio – 1:00pm

Come enjoy a live show by students from the Tom Kopyto Music Studio. “East Longmeadow’s neighborhood music school with over two decades of experience.” www.tomkopyto.com

 


 

Acoustic Rick

Sunday, October 28

Acoustic Rick – 3:00pm

Fan Appreciation Day From his website: “I have been singin’ and pickin’ for over 30 years. During those magical years, I have compiled a repertoire of over 1000 songs covering every genre including Rock, Country, Bluegrass, Jazz, Folk, Oldies, and even Show Tunes.” www.acoustic-rick.com