Live music July 22-25: Who’s playing where in and around Manchester this weekend

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This week’s round-up of live entertainment in and around Manchester is brought to you by A. Robert Dionne of Ted Herbert Music School & Rentals. If you know of something brewing on the live music scene, send it to for consideration.


  • Tim Kierstead / Fratellos Manchester / 5:30-8:30pm
  • Joe Winslow / T-Bones Bedford / 6-8pm
  • Jordan & Byron / Derryfield Manchester / 6-9:30pm
  • Krimson Krewe / Hermanos Concord / 6:30pm
  • Chris Lester / Telly’s Epping / 7-10pm

    Tim Kierstead will be performing at Fratello’s on July 22.


  • Johnny Angel / Fratellos Manchester / 5:30-9pm
  • Josh Foster / Backyard Brewery Manchester / 6pm
  • Jeff Mrozek / Homestead Merrimack / 6-9:30pm
  • Ramez Gurung / Coachstop Londonderry / 6pm
  • Tapedeck Heroez / Auburn Pitts / 7pm
  • Mitch Pelkey / The Bar Hudson / 7pm

    Catch Tapedeck Heroez at Auburn Pitts on July 23.


  • Lucas Gallo / Great North Aleworks Manchester / 3-5pm
  • Alfredo Benavides / To Share Brewing Manchester / 5pm
  • Ralph Allen / The Hill Bar & Grill @ McIntyre Manchester / 5:30-8:30pm
  • Gardner Berry / Village Trestle Goffstown / 6-9pm
  • Nick Drouin / Bonfire Manchester / 8pm
  • Becca Myari / Strange Brew Manchester / 9pm

    Becca Myari performs at Strange Brew on July 24.

SUNDAY, JULY 25      

  • John Chouinard / Currier Museum Manchester / 10am-2pm
  • Steve Aubert / Copper Door Bedford / 11am-2pm
  • Jordan Quinn Duo / Murphy’s Manchester / 12pm
  • Chris Lapointe / KC’s Manchester / 3pm
  • Jodee Frawlee / Cheers Concord / 5pm

    Jordan Quinn Duo will take the stage at Murphy’s Taproom on July 25.

Always be sure to check a venue’s website or Facebook page for last-minute changes.

The Rex Theatre

23 Amherst Street ~ (603)668-5588

Friday Night Comedy at The Rex: Jimmy Dunn – July 23 at 7:30pm

  • Jimmy Dunn is an actor and comedian who is most recognized from the CBS sitcom The McCarthys, where he co-starred as Sean McCarthy.

Alli Beaudry Songfest – July 24 at 7:30pm

  • An intimate evening of original, acoustic music hosted by singer/songwriter Alli Beaudry featuring local songwriter Paul Nelson, accompanied by bass player Nick Phaneuf.

The Majestic Theatre

880 Page Street ~ (603)669-7469

Til Beth Do Us Part – July 23 & 24 at 7pm / July 25 at 2pm 

  • One more weekend of Romance and Revenge at The Majestic Studio Theatre!

Whether you’re married, single, rethinking your divorce or currently being controlled by someone up to no good, you’re sure to enjoy this family-friendly, laugh-out-loud comedy!

5th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser – August 19th / Candia Woods Golf Links

  • Golfer registration and Sponsorship opportunities still available. All proceeds benefit future Majestic Theatre programs.

The Palace Theatre

80 Hanover Street ~ (603)668-5588

Children’s Summer Series / Shows at 10am and 6:30pm / Tickets only $10

  • Wizard of Oz / July 20-22
  • Little Mermaid / July 27-29
  • Beauty and the Beast / August 3-5

Just Announced! – Emmy Award-winning writer and host of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” / August 27 at 7pm

Other Featured Events: 

    • FRIENDS OF STARK PARK – 2021 Summer (FREE) Concert Series
      • Love Dogs / July 25 from 2-4pm / 
      • Based out of Boston, this hard swinging septet just celebrated its 20th year wowing audiences and critics alike with their combination of great musicianship and pure fun. The Dogs combine elements of jump blues, New Orleans R&B and early rock ‘n’ roll into their own powerhouse sound. Voted “Best New England Band” by Blues Audience magazine, the Dogs are Part Rat Pack party, part 20th century musical encyclopedia, and part revival meeting. 
  • DANCE: Aaron Tolson & Friends / July 23 at 7:30pm ~ July 24 at 2pm
    • Tap dancer, choreographer, professor at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee, and New Hampshire native Aaron Tolson presents an evening of dance and music featuring Elan Trotman. Dana Center at Saint Anselm College in Manchester / 
  • BINGO: 21+ Scratch Ticket Bingo / Thursday, July 22, at 7pm
  • TRIVIA: 
  • ‘The Sandlot’ 21+ Trivia Night / Chunky’s Manchester / Thursday, July 22, at 7:30 p.m. / $5 Admission (which is a food voucher) 
  • Team Trivia / Cheers Concord / Friday, July 23 at 8:30pm
  • OPEN MIC NIGHTS – Thursday, July 22
      • Auburn Pitts / 6:30pm (music)
      • Stark Brewing Manchester / 7pm (music)
      • Strange Brew Manchester / 9pm (comedy)
  • KARAOKE – Friday, July 23
    • Karaoke with DJ Paul Roy / Stark Brewing Manchester / 7pm
    • Cox Karaoke with George Cox / South Side Tavern Manchester / 9pm


About this Author


A. Robert Dionne

A. Robert Dionne is the Founder and Artistic Director of The Majestic Theatre and Administrator to Ted Herbert Music School & Rentals. For over 90 combined years The Majestic and Ted Herbert’s has been providing arts opportunities, for all ages, ‘FOR AND BY THE COMMUNITY’.  Ted Herbert’s is excited to provide lessons for all instruments, all abilities, and all ages as well as quality rentals of band and orchestra instruments from their location at 880 Page Street in Manchester. More information at / or call (603)669-7469