By By Ben Rayner • 06/21/2022 02:32 pm EST
The Grassy Strip Concert Series at Madison Beach Hotel is back for the 2022 summer season with live outdoor shows beginning June 30 and running each Thursday for 10 weeks.
“We are beyond thrilled to welcome this treasured concert series back to the Grassy Strip,” said General Manager John Mathers. “The weekly summer experience bonds us as a community as we create timeless memories at this magical place on Long Island Sound.”
The lineup kicks off on June 30 with the Beehive Queen, Christine Ohlman. Ohlman is a long-time favorite on the shoreline and brings high energy (and her trademark platinum beehive hairdo) to every show she and her band play.
These concerts are free and open to the public and run from 7:30 to 9 pm Summertime food and beverages will be available for sale at the event.
There will some great talent coming to the strip this summer, including John Cafferty and Beaver Brown Band, which has been playing New England for decades and is renowned for its soundtrack from the cult-classic film Eddie and the Cruisers† The Linda Ronstadt Experience featuring Tristan McIntosh will also be featured.
The Madison Beach Hotel is located at 94 West Wharf Road. For more information, call 203-245-1404 or visit www.madisonbeachhotel.com.
Thursday, June 30: Christine Ohlman, the Beehive Queen
Thursday, July 7: The Petty Larceny Band—A Tribute to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Thursday, July 14: John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band
Thursday, July 21: Linda Ronstadt Experience, featuring Tristan McIntosh
Thursday, July 28: Tommy Conwell & The Rumblers
· Thursday, Aug. 4: Carla Cooke
· Thursday, Aug. 11: Jimmy Vivino
· Thursday, Aug. 18: Jeff Pitchell
· Thursday, Aug. 25: The FIX
· Thursday, Sept. 1: Peter and Brendan Mayer
Parking is extremely limited on the West Wharf. Hotel valet parking is available for hotel overnight guests and guests who have dinner reservations at The Wharf. Otherwise, continuous shuttle service will be available from the Scranton Gazebo (Stop & Shop Parking Lot) and the Surf Club Parking Lot (13 Surf Club Road) beginning at 6 pm
The lawn will be open for guests to sit and enjoy the music and the sunset on the shoreline; bring your own chairs and blankets. Food and beverage concessions will be available for sale on the lawn. Outside food and beverage is not permitted. Alcoholic beverages will be available for sale and consumption is permitted in designated areas.