Day Late, 4 Guys in Tuxes to Perform Thursday Evening at Payson Park

More a rain delay than a rainout, the concert by 4 Guys in Tuxes at the Payson Park Music Festival only had to be held back 24 hours wait as the lads will hold their performance this evening, Thursday, Aug. 14 at 6:30 p.m. The concert will take place at the Payson Park Playground at the corner of Payson Road and […]

Musical Summer Sweet: Belmont Community Band Premiers at Payson Park

What began earlier this year as the hope of a summer diversion for Belmont musicians succeeded beyond the modest expectations of its leader as the Belmont Summer Community Band performed its inaugural concert at a special performance of the Payson Park Music Festival on Thursday, July 31. With only three rehearsals scheduled before its first-ever […]

The New Community Band Premiers at Payson Park Thursday

The first-ever concert by Belmont’s new town band will take place at a special free event at the Payson Park Music Festival beginning at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, July 31. Led by Arto Asadoorian, the Belmont Community Summer Band consists of wind and percussion players ages 14 to “too old to ask,” said Asadoorian. The band members – which has a […]

It Sounds Like the Beatles in Payson Park this Evening

You will think that you’re at Suffolk Downs 48 years ago at tonight’s concert at the Payson Park Music Festival as the “best New England” Beatles tribute band, 4EverFab (shouldn’t that be “4EVAFab”?) comes to play in Belmont beginning just after 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 30. “Featuring brilliant lead vocals, precise three-part harmonies and outstanding musicianship, […]

U2 Tribute Band at Payson Park Music Festival

Joshua Tree, one of the premier U2 tribute band, makes their annual trek to play Belmont’s Payson Park Music Festival tonight, Wednesday, July 23 at approximately 6:45 p.m.  Joshua Tree “has gone to great lengths to reproduce the distinct sound of one of the world’s most popular rock bands,” and are dedicated to the entire U2 songbook, including early fan […]

What to Do Today: Judy and the Jitterbugs at Payson Park, Will at the Beech

• Judy and the Jitterbugs, one of the BEST children-music bands in the US, will be performing at noon at Payson Park as part of the Payson Park Music Festival’s Kiddie Concerts. This is a concert – thanks to a generous contribution from Ralph and Sherry Jones – especially made with kids in mind so […]

Jumpin’ Jaba Brings the Sound of New Orleans to Payson Park

Take a musical trip to ol’ New Orleans and laissez les bons temps rouler with Jumpin’ Juba, this week’s performer at the Payson Park Music Festival. New Orleans swamp-rock, classic boogie-woogie, folk, Memphis rock & roll and a playful use of everything from calypso to country are stirred into the blue stew of Jumpin’ Juba – Steve […]

The Reminisants Performing Oldies at Payson Park Music Festival

While the weather is “iffy” this afternoon, if the stormy weather holds off until tomorrow, The Reminisants will be performing at the Payson Park Music Festival tonight, Wednesday, July 2 at 6:45 p.m. at Payson Park playground at the corner of Payson Road and Elm Street. The group, which has been a PPMF favorite for several seasons, has been entertaining […]

Musicians! Join the Belmont Community Summer Band!

Attention woodwind musicians or percussionists! How about enjoying the summer being both outside AND performing with some of your musical neighbors? Now you can have that chance with the Belmont Community Summer Band for a one-night only blow out performance at Payson Park. According to Arto Asadoorian, the Belmont Public School’s Director of Fine & Performing Arts, the band […]

The Week to Come: The Beech Welcomes Lincoln, Kids Movies at Noon Oldies at Payson Park

• It’s the return of Belmont Public Library’s Summer Noon Movies for Children. Join the staff of the Children’s Room for the following short films on Tuesday, July 1 at noon (that’s why they are called “Noon Movies”) in the library’s Assembly Room :    Is Your Mama a Llama?    Changes, Changes    Happy Birthday Moon   […]