Westminster Farmers' Market

Know local farms; Know great food

Every Friday afternoon we have local musicians creating an upbeat atmosphere that keeps the market hoping.  The Westminster Farmers' Market and the Westminster Agricultural Commission aregrateful to both the Westminster Cultural Council and Workers' Credit Unionfor providing financial support to the Westminster Farmers' Market Entertainment Program. We encourage our viewers to sponsor these organizations! Come spend an afternoon checking out the market and listening to some great music.

Westminster Farmers Market

May - October, 3:00-6:30

Academy Hill, Westminster, MA

​​​2019 Schedule

(subject to change without notice due to artist cancellations

and/or weather related issues)

​May 3     Ed Brogan

May 10   Joe Reidy

May 17   Nate Grigos

May 24   The Dales

May 31   Jeff Mendoza    

June 7    Joe Reidy

June 14  The Dales

June 21  Brian Dickens

June 28   Ed Brogan

July 5     Sean Fullerton

July 12   Joe Reidy

July 19   TBD

July 26   Sean Fullerton

Aug 2     Hip Swayers

Aug 9     Ed Brogan

Aug 16   Jeff Mendoza

Aug 23   Big River Jazz Band

Aug 30   Sean Fullerton

Sept 6    The Dales

Sept 13   Joe Reidy

Sept 20   Kathy Swantee

Sept 27   Jeff Mendoza

Oct 4      Hip Swayers

Oct 11   Nate Grigos

Oct 18   The Dales

Oct 25   Brian Dickens

​​About the Entertainers

  • ALEXANDER AND THE EASY BREEZE: Mike Meehan brings along his family and friends playing guitar, upright bass, sax, trumpet and trombone to treat the audience to swing, old school jazz and big band classics. Calling themselves "Alexander and the Easy Breeze", it is a show you won't want to miss!
  • BIG RIVER JAZZ BAND: Three generations of musicians playing keyboard, percussion, sax, trumpet and trombone treat the audience to swing, old school jazz and big band classics. "Mack the Knife", "Ain't She Sweet", "I Ain't Got Nobody", and "Baby Face" are some of the tunes included in their repetoire. This is a great show you won't want to miss!
  • ED BOGAN: Ed Bogan is a published songwriter who sings and plays both guitar and harmonica. In addition to originals, he covers many songs in the folk, rock, blues, and country genres.  He brings along Linda Froehlich singing background vocals.
  • MARY AND DICK DALE: Mary and Dick Dale are an acoustic guitar duo who bring their amazing vocals to various venues around Central Massachusetts.   They play a mix of artists including Bonnie Raitt, Trisha Yearwood, Neil Young, Adele and Brandi Carlile.   Mary has a special knack for finding artists & songs that can truly speak to your soul. Find more online at https://maryanddickdale.com/
  • SEAN FULLERTON: Sean Fullerton specializes in acoustic blues, Rock 'n' Roll and Fingerstyle Guitar using 6 String, 12 String and Dobro guitars and Harmonica. He has been a successful singer/songwriter, recording engineer and producer since 1995. Find more info on www.seanfullertonmusic.net or www.facebook.com/sean.fullerton.37
  • NATE GRIGOS: Nate blends folky improvisational jams on the bouzouki style mandolin. He also plays covers on guitar from artists like The Doors and Lou Reed.  Find more on https://www.facebook.com/kellyandtribe
  • THE HIP SWAYERS: Hailing from the hills of West Tatnuck, the Hip Swayers combine hot picking, syncopated rhythms and soulful harmonies in an eclectic mix of catchy originals and old-time twangy country that keeps your toes tapping and your hips swaying.  They have just released their second CD of original hip tunes and enduring classics titled Swayfully Yours. webpage: http://www.hipswayers.com/  ; facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HipSwayers/; youtube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcRHxHxuupY
  • JEFF MENDOZA: From the Dust Bowl to Detroit, Dylan to Davies, drawing selections from Sandberg's Songbag, Jeff Mendoza teaches us where we've come from and forecasts where we may be headed in his American collection of folksongs, legends and tall tales.
  • JOE REIDY:  Joe Reidy is an active touring musician/singer/songwriter in New England.  His Farmer’s Market appearances focus on his original compositions and his unique arrangements of well known popular songs from the 1960’s to today, guaranteed to get you tapping your foot, dancing and singing along.  Joe also appears regularly with Sue and Steve Nickerson at The Farmer’s Market where they perform bluegrass, traditional and Celtic favorites.  The Wachusett Jazz website is:  www.wachusettjazz.com. His Myspace website is:  www.myspace.com/joereidymusic 
  • KATHRYN SWANTEE:  Kathryn Swantee is a local artist and musician.  She has been playing her 12 string guitar and singing since the age of 16.  Her repertoire consists of songs from the 70's & 80's with some country mixed in.