Weekend Watching June-15-2016

Welcome to the first Weekend Watching of 2016! Every Wednesday stay tuned for a one-stop blog post (and a summer-themed song) to help you plan for Friday (sometimes Thursday) night all the way to Sunday night!  It’s summertime in New Hampshire’s Downtown, we have to enjoy it while we can!

We try our hardest to ensure the accuracy of these events, but please be sure to call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and cost!


Thursday, June 16th

Manchester Community Market | 3pm-6:30pm | Victory Park

The Manchester Community Market is held in Victory Park and offers an expansive array of locally grown items as well as NH made products. The market aims to provide a fun, weekly farmers market that gives the community a place to connect with friends and farmers, access local foods, and enjoy this community event. More here.

Best of NH 2016 Party | 6:30pm-9:00pm | Northeast Delta Dental Stadium

Come have some fun with New Hampshire Magazine at the Best of NH Party. Sample food and drinks from more than 50 booths, while enjoying a night outside at the ballpark with live music, entertainment and fireworks! More here!

Martin Experience | 6:30pm-8:00pm | Manchester Music Mill

Spend an evening with Martin Artist, COREY CONGILIO, as your guide through 183 years of rich music tradition, steeped in Martin culture and craftsmanship. Take part in a lively Q&A session, play unique Custom Shop guitars and be treated to an intimate in-store performance. Find out why Martin makes the finest guitars and strings in the world! More here!

SlamFree or Die | 7pm-11pm | Milly’s Tavern

Slam Free or Die is an on-going poetry open mic and slam series that happens every Thursday night at Milly’s Tavern in Manchester, NH. More Info: https://www.facebook.com/slamfreeordie/?fref=ts

 Caboose LIVE | 9pm | Penuche’s on Hanover

Combining elements of funk, soul and ol’ fashion rock and roll, Caboose is a funk rock jam band consisting of members from The Romano Project, Jabooda, & Neighborhood Formula. 21+ FREE show! More here: https://www.facebook.com/events/272847433053820/

Friday, June 17th

Billy Elliot | 7:30pm | The Palace Theatre

Set in a small English town during the 1984/’85 miners’ strike, BILLY ELLIOT is the inspirational story of a young boy’s struggle to break out from his family’s expectations. Follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that will inspire his community and change his life forever. Based on the Oscar-nominated movie, this show won ten Tony Awards including Best Musical. With unforgettable music by Elton John, sensational dance, and a powerful storyline, BILLY ELLIOT will inspire you to follow your dreams. Tickets here!

Dark Roots & Kick the Ladder | 9pm | The Shaskeen

100% Original Songs Spanning Several Rock Genres, with the occasional cover-song thrown into the mix. More here!

Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers LIVE | 9pm | Strange Brew Tavern

Friday June 17th Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers bring their fun and danceable “Charles River Delta Blues” to the Strange Brew Tavern in Manchester, NH! Come on down for a rockin’ dance party, and get your copy of the band’s new debut album, “Love Whip Blues”, out on VizzTone! 21+ free! More here.

Saturday, June 18th

Billy Elliot | 2pm & 7:30pm | The Palace Theatre

Set in a small English town during the 1984/’85 miners’ strike, BILLY ELLIOT is the inspirational story of a young boy’s struggle to break out from his family’s expectations. Follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that will inspire his community and change his life forever. Based on the Oscar-nominated movie, this show won ten Tony Awards including Best Musical. With unforgettable music by Elton John, sensational dance, and a powerful storyline, BILLY ELLIOT will inspire you to follow your dreams. Tickets here!

Promo Night at the Central Ale House | 3pm-8pm | Central Ale House

The Ale House will dedicate two or three lines to Third Colony beer, providing you an opportunity to enjoy the beer that you’ve been asking for. Styles being considered for the event include: Belgian, Double IPA, Spiced Red IPA, and our new Cranberry Blonde. The Double IPA and Cranberry Blonde were featured at the Portsmouth Beer Festival. More here!

The Wise Crackaz | 7:30pm | Murphy’s Taproom

The Wize Crackaz make their debut @ Murphy’s Taproom in Manchester, NH Saturday June 18th @ 7:30 pm on the Deck, it’s going to be a blast! weather permitting. More info here.

Kenny Zimlinghaus – Presented by Comedy Night at the Shaskeen Pub | 9pm | The Shaskeen

Kenny Zimlinghaus returns to Manchester and Shaskeen Pub for another great night of comedy with Nick Lavalle and more!
Since the last time he came to town Kenny has released two awesome new things. #1 his debut comedy album “Night Pageant” which has a perfect 5-star rating on Itunes and stayed at #1 on the chart for the first few weeks after it’s release in April of last year. Also, Kenny has just launched his new web radio show ZimlingSHOW. Tickets here!

Strange Machines Camp ‘n Jam Pre-Party w/ special guest Zach Haithcock | 9pm | Penuche’s on Hanover

21+ | $10 JigsMusic presents an official Camp-N-Jam VII pre-party; UpStream Sound & More and Go-Local Music will be in the house, let’s get warmed up proper for another killer fest in the 603! Special guest Zachary Haithcock will be opening with an acoustic set, followed by two sets of Strange! More here!

Sunday, June 19th

Billy Elliot | 2pm | The Palace Theatre

Set in a small English town during the 1984/’85 miners’ strike, BILLY ELLIOT is the inspirational story of a young boy’s struggle to break out from his family’s expectations. Follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that will inspire his community and change his life forever. Based on the Oscar-nominated movie, this show won ten Tony Awards including Best Musical. With unforgettable music by Elton John, sensational dance, and a powerful storyline, BILLY ELLIOT will inspire you to follow your dreams. Tickets here!

 

 

 

 

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