Postponed: July 10 Summer Concert: Handler and Levesque now July 11th

The Marlborough Arts Center’s open-air summer concert on Saturday, July 10 at 2 pm features the married duo of Judy Handler and Mark Levesque. They have played over 2,000 concerts together in the USA and Europe. Their arrangements blend classical, Brazilian, Latin, American, Klezmer, gypsy, and jazz for an unique musicality. Individually, Judy has played with many prominent guitarists including Charlie Byrd and has earned degrees from the Cincinnati Conservatory, the Aspen Music School, a Master’s in Music from Hartt School, as well as Diplomas of Merit from music academies in Italy and Spain. Mark started guitar at age 10 and was soon playing with rock and blues bands at this early age. He went on to study and research music all over the world while composing songs and instrumental music including synthesizer works. Their international backgrounds give a sophisticated nuance to their concerts.

The concert begins at 2 p.m. on the Marlborough Arts Center’s beautiful landscaped grounds at 231 North Main Street. Bring your own seating and observe pertinent COVID-19 restrictions. The concerts are free, but a donation of $10 is suggested. Ample parking is provided.

POSTPONED: June 19th Summer Concert: Deep Ellum

The Saturday , June 19, Summer Concert is POSTPONED to the next day, Sunday, June 20 at 2:00 p.m.   

The Marlborough Arts Center’s popular outdoor summer concerts for 2021 begin on Saturday, June 19, at 2:00 p.m. on the beautiful grounds at 231 North Main Street and feature the popular acoustic duo DEEP ELLUM. These experienced musicians, Rich Johnson and Jon Swift, have performed separately and together while appearing on radio and TV shows, with various bands, and in many Connecticut venues including the Arts Center, and we are so pleased to host them again. They call their playing “Americana”, a mix of blues, old jazz, folk music, bluegrass, and oldies, and are known for putting their distinctive stamp on each song they perform. They play a variety of instruments including the dobro with its distinctive sound. Their relaxed manner makes their concerts fun and interesting.

The concerts are free and open to the public, but a donation of $10 is suggested. Bring your own seating. We ask all to follow CDC guidelines for masks and social distancing. The Arts Center is fully accessible and there is ample parking. Rain date would be the following day, Sunday June 20, at 2:00 p.m.