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July 11: Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights

Courtesy photo. Ballet Chelsea will perform at Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights.

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.)

Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights, presented by Rick Taylor Real Estate – Reinhart Realtors continues its free summer concert series Thursday, July 11 from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Professional artists perform at ten staged areas located throughout downtown Chelsea showcasing music, ballet, and glitter tattoo art.

The diverse music line-up features regional artists, including Folk-Pop artist, Larry Conklin, performing at the new Palmer Commons Stage on Main Street. Carly Ray and the Shaky Legs, whose music is a unique blend of heart and grit, perform at South Street.

Local duo, Delbert Walling & Haley Houtz, perform a wide variety of genres at Sylvan Courtyard while TC & The Roadmasters head to East Middle Street with their Rockin’ Blues music. Stick around East Middle Street during the band’s intermission to watch a 15-20 minute performance by the students and professional dancers from Ballet Chelsea.

Singer-Songwriter and Multi-instrumentalist, Jacob Sigman, returns to the Glazier Building, and the talented students of School of Rock perform at the Clocktower Gazebo.

There is something for the whole family including Inflate your Party: Glitter Tattoos at the Clocktower Courtyard Stage, and balloon animals created by 3 Generations Entertainment at the Main Street Alley.

The Chelsea District Library hosts Eclectic Acoustic group, Ellis, Michael & Muxlow wsg Elkins at Katie’s Korner on the Library Lawn. These musicians create timeless magic with their blend of tight harmonies, strings and wood.

The “Sights” of Sounds and Sights include the “How To Chalk” seminars each week beneath the Clocktower. Everyone is invited to transform the pavement into colorful works of art, this week the focus is Enchanted Garden. Visitors are also invited to explore the new installation of SculptureWalk Chelsea, a self-guided walking tour of 13 juried sculptures.

Chelsea Area Festivals & Events is a not-for-profit organization that enriches Chelsea, and the surrounding communities, by promoting the presentation of and participation in quality performing and visual arts throughout the year.

For an updated list of performers and stage locations please visit


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