Welcome to Make Music Old Lyme 2019!

Check out tonight’s talent!  

All performance times are between 5-7pm unless otherwise noted. **

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Special thanks to all our musicians who have donated their time and talent today!



First Congregational Church of Old Lyme

Corner of Lyme Street and Ferry Road

Teen Hoot Open Mic

All Genres. Participate in the Open Mic music session for teens, or come and enjoy with your lawn chair! You’ll find Sophie Spaner, Haley Stevens, Cameron Gagnon and more at this great emerging artist venue.


The Chocolate Shell

18 Lyme Street

Five Bean Row

Americana-Folk-Blues music featuring Clayton Allen on lead guitar, Butch Foster and John Wood on acoustic, Joe Cavanaugh on bass, and Melissa Turner on fiddle!


~ Shopping open at EF Watermelon ~


The Cooley Gallery 

25 Lyme Street

Whiskey and Aspirin

Singer/Songwriter/Indy-Folk. Whiskey & Aspirin will share their love of Americana music, both classics and ones written by each of them. 


32 Lyme Street

Lone Star Caviar  

Indy Folk Rock - Singer/songwriters. Kipp Sturgeon and Jack Hardesty bring great harmonies and strong string melodies to their duo which includes strong influences from Texas country and folksy blues.


Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe

34 Lyme Street

Sophia Griswold and Friends 

Jazz - Indy Folk - Indy Rock – Pop. Sophia brings jazz and lively pop to Lyme Street with a mix of instrumentalists and vocalist friends. 


Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library

Corner of Library Lane and Lyme Street 

Stop by for children’s crafts!


44 Lyme Street

Sophie Spaner

Pop – Singer/Songwriter. Sophie is an emerging artist singer/songwriter who uses her ukulele and pop sensibility to entertain. Combine the musical styles of Jenny Lewis and Rilo Kiley and you get Sophie!


Forever Fool

Singer/Songwriter – Rock – Soft Rock. Forever Fool plays a large variety of original songs from soft, mellow ballads like Simple Melodiesto folk punk like Red and Blue. Singer/Songwriter Drew Cathcart is always up to entertain.


Old Lyme Town Hall

52 Lyme Street

Gilead Road 

Soft Rock and Folk. Gilead Road is an acoustic duo singing originals sprinkled with gems of contemporary and traditional songwriting.Their songs reflect on life and search for humor in today’s wild world. Gilead Road.com


~Stop by the Lyme-Old Lyme Chamber of Commerce information table at Town Hall ~

~ Find grill items for sale by The Lyme-Old Lyme Lions Club at Center School ~


Center School Lawn

49 Lyme Street

String of Pearls

Standards – Swing. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the Big Band sounds of String of Pearls, bringing you tunes from the '40's to present. Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Glen Miller, and Sammy Nestico influence this band’s great songlist. 


Old Lyme Historical Society (come inside!)

55 Lyme Street

Eben Salter and Willoughby Gap

Americana Bluegrass – folk – singer/songwriter. Willoughby Gap is an acoustic band rooted in bluegrass and mountain folk music including influences like the Carter Family, Bill Monroe and Gillian Welch.  


Lyme Youth Services Bureau

59 Lyme Street

Sunny Train 

4-5pm Children’s Concert

Sing, dance, and play with LaLa and ChiChi of Sunny Train, Connecticut’s favorite rockin’ railroad family band! Enjoy face painting, cotton candy, and oodles of fun in LYSB’s back yard. Bring a chair or blanket. SunnyTrain.com 

Patricia Spratt for the Home

60 Lyme Street

Steve Patarini and Sherrill Farkas

Eclectic Folk and Americana. Steve and Sherrill join forces to bring a mix of folk and other classics with guitar and fiddle.


61 Lyme Street

Jess Kegley

Singer/songwriter -  Pop - Indy Folk. A multi-talented emerging artist, Jess will delight her audience with everything from indy folk to soft rock.


Nightingale’s Acoustic Café

68 Lyme Street

Nightingale Fiddlers 

Bluegrass Country. Select Nightingale fiddlers will entertain with their mix of bluegrass, country, and toe-tappin’ classics.


Nightingale Acoustic Cafe’s Pickin’ Party 

All Genres – Bluegrass – Country – Rock – Folk. Bring your strings to the Café’s side yard and join the Pickin’ Party! The Tuesday night Pickin’ crew will keep things moving around the circle and do some harmonizing. All levels of strumming and fingerpicking appreciated. Think drumming circle but with guitars, banjos and other strings.


Studio 80+ Sculpture Grounds

80-1 Lyme Street

GUSTO Modern Dance Troupe

7:10pm-7:30pm Dance Performance

Wrap up your evening at the Sculpture Grounds where GUSTO Dance Troupe will perform “Gratitude: Solstice” choreographed by Artistic Director Chloe Carlson and accompanied by William GrothBring a chair or blanket and enjoy this 15-minute performance while experiencing the beauty of the sculpture grounds!



** All musicians and venues subject to change.



Thank you for being a part of our very special solstice celebration!