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Jaycee Free Summer Concerts on the Common: 2023 Schedule

Since 1991, the Foxboro Jaycees proudly present their FREE Summer Concerts on the Common series! Join us on Thursday nights on Foxboro Common between 7:00-9:00pm for a night of music and fun! Thursday evenings throughout the summer from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. All concerts are free to the public. Bring your lawn chair or blanket. Sit back, enjoy the summer night and be entertained by local musicians. Visit our membership booth for more information about the Foxboro Jaycees.


Thursday, June 8, 2023 – FHS Jazz Band

Every Jaycee concert season opens with the FHS Jazz Band! During the past 23 years, the Foxboro High School Jazz Ensemble established itself as one of the premiere high school jazz bands in New England. The group has received Gold Medals in Massachusetts jazz band festivals for 22 years. The 11-12 Jazz Ensemble has 20 members in grades 9 – 12 (Ages 15 – 18). The instrumentation is 6 saxes, 4 trumpets, 5 trombones, 4 rhythm. The group’s repertoire includes approximately 55 arrangements representing all of the major styles in the big band jazz tradition.

Thursday, June 15, 2023 – Charlie Farren

Charlie FARREN burst onto the national scene in the early 80’s as lead singer of THE JOE PERRY PROJECT, teaming up with Aerosmith lead guitarist Joe Perry and releasing an acclaimed album on Columbia Records. Farren penned the Billboard charting classics “Listen To The Rock” and “East Coast, West Coast”, also co-writing four songs with Perry including the hit “I’ve Got The Rock ‘N’ Rolls Again”.

The Joe Perry Project sold out theaters across the country and toured arena’s & stadiums around the world with artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Rush, Heart, ZZ Top, and Alice Cooper.

FARREN subsequently formed FARRENHEIT, a trio releasing a self-titled debut album on Warner Brothers, produced by Keith Olsen. Three singles from that album, “Fool in Love”, “Bad Habit”, & “Lost in Loveland”, as well as video exposure on MTV, established FARRENHEIT as one of the era’s premier rock acts. Highlights for FARRENHEIT included the coveted opening slot on the 75+ date BOSTON ‘Third Stage Tour’, sold out from coast to coast, including a performance at the ‘Texxas Jam’ to a sold-out crowd of 85,000 people at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, TX.

More recently, Charlie has been touring North America as ‘America’s Special Guest’ with Three Dog Night, REO Speedwagon, Cheap Trick, and many others. This Summer he’s performed as a Special Guest with ZZ Topp, Joe Perry, Max Weinberg, Three Dog Night, Average White Band, Elliot Easton and others. His latest project, CHARLIE FARREN: GUITAR & VOICE has been rolling out with regular releases of compelling new original music that has been resonating with audiences across the United States.

Charlie continues to be one of America’s most original and compelling musical artists. He takes the stage alone, and leaves with a roomful of new believers.

Thursday, June 22, 2023 – 19th Nervous Breakdown

19th Nervous Breakdown is a Rolling Stones tribute band that celebrates the music of the greatest, most influential, and longest-running rock act of all time! While not necessarily an “imitation” band, the act brings you a “Mick Jagger”-looking front man and a sound/stage that resembles the 1978 line-up!

Thursday, June 29, 2023 – Dave Macklin Band

Dave Macklin Band is a high energy, powerhouse, party band, mixing the best in live dance music from different eras and genres. They have something for everyone! They love what they do and are passionate about their craft and have been helping folks celebrate for over a decade around New England and beyond. Perfect for any event, celebration and age. Peace, Love and FUNk!

David Macklin Sr – Guitar and vocals / Kion Simmons – vocals / Lauren Esper – vocals / Robert Henline – bass / Harold Charon – Keys / Brian Gamboa – drums

Thursday, July 6, 2023 – Space Captain


Space Captain is an Acoustic Rock duo in the Rhode Island area. Rob and Ed perform covers of some of your favorite Classic Rock tunes, including The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Black Crowes, Pink Floyd, The Cult and more!

Thursday, July 13, 2023 – Inflatables


Band originates from Massachusetts area. Loves jamming to 60-80s rock playing many songs you don’t hear out that much.

Thursday, July 20, 2023 – AK Cody

Singer, songwriter, artist, skilled performer. AK Cody has been described as “best when walking the edge where rock and country meet, a place where each and every word pours straight from his soul” according to one magazine writer.
AK Cody has toured extensively & shared the stage w/National recording acts, such as: Craig Wayne Boyd, Easton Corbin, Brett Eldredge, Extreme, Molly Hatchet, Bret Michaels, Justin Moore, Craig Morgan, James Otto, The Outlaws, Pantera, Blake Shelton, Gwen Sebastian, Skid Row, Tesla, Josh Turner, Chris Young, and many more

Thursday, July 27, 2023 – Retro Polatin – Postponed to August 24 due to rain


Retro Polatin is a high-energy four piece dance band with a dynamic female singer fronting the group.  
Retro Polatin has returned to its roots,  playing vintage rock and roll. Early rock and roll was created by a mixture of country, blues,  swing and rhythm & blues. Whether you were there at the birth of rock and roll or joined the party later, it is always fun to hear this music.

Members of Retro Polatin have performed together and individually in  the Boston area for close to twenty years. They bring a high level of  musical energy and professionalism to every gig. With a huge song list  of 50’s and early 60’s hits, the band have just the right mix to keep  the crowd dancing and entertained.  

Thursday, August 3, 2023 – The M-80s


Since 1989, the Beale / Shepherd team has been making music and having much success in the Northeast in a variety of genres such as “Midnight Special”, a R&B group, “The Strike”, an original Rock group with an indie hit that got airplay on WAAF, “Zipcode”, another R&B group featuring Classic Motown hits, and “Party Train”, a dance, top 40 cover band with a huge following. Their latest project, “TheM-80s” is already creating a buzz among young and older alike. Everyone loves the songs of the 80s and amazing as it seems, they are gaining in popularity all over again ! “TheM-80s” concentrates on those danceable 80s hits from groups like Blondie, ZZ Top, Midnight Oil, Bowie, The B-52s and many more !     

So, Ladies and Gents, break out your comfortable dancing shoes and get ready to be entertained. This band will put a huge smile on your face and leave you wanting more !

The Nucleus of “TheM-80s” band is Billy Beale / Shawn Shepherd / Jose Solorzano / Kate Bresnahan / Virna Brown

Thursday, August 10, 2023 – Indecisions

A dynamic teen band from Walpole that plays Rock n Roll!

FOXBORO CABLE ACCESS: The Foxboro Jaycees are very grateful to the staff and volunteers of Foxboro Cable Access ( for their regular taping, coverage and broadcasting of our concerts!

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