2016 Mum Festival Thursday & Friday Headliners Announced

September 14, 2016

Rich Theriault Jazz Ensemble to Headline the 2016 Mum Festival Opening Night

unnamed_1The 2016 Mum Festival will not be the only thing in full swing on Thursday, September 22nd at the Memorial Boulevard School grounds. The Rich Theriault Jazz Ensemble will fill the night with the sounds of smooth jazz by artists such as Count Basie, Carlos Jobim and Duke Ellington. Great American Songbook classics and artists including , Irving Berlin and Cole Porter, performed by Vocalists Blaise Tramazzo and Catie Calo. The six piece ensemble features Rich Theriault on alto and soprano saxophones, Greg Hahn on Trumpet , Jim Santucci on Piano, Gene Bartley on Trombone, Donn Doucette on Bass and Ben Biello on drums. The performance begins at 7:00pm.

The performance is sponsored by the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble, the Bristol Chorale and the 2016 Mum Festival Committee.

Come out for what promises to be a wonderful night of beautiful music, fun and community spirit under the stars on Memorial Boulevard at the 2016 Mum Festival. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held at Bristol Central High School.

Rock Radio Headlines at the Mum Festival’s Friday Night Events

unnamedTurn up the Radio, WROC, Rock Radio will bring you back to the time when MTV was playing on every television, when it was cool to crank up the music, to let your hair down, and party!!!

Rock Radio is an 80’s and Classic Rock Band, covering music by Autograph, Billy Idol, Billy Squire, Bon Jovi, Journey, Kiss, Queen, Van Halen, Whitesnake and more.

Members include:
Allen Stone, Lead Vocals
Randy Paige, Guitar
Don Gauvin, Keyboard
Doug DeBisschop, Bass
Tim Hannon, Drums

Please join us and rock out at the Mum Festival on Friday night, September 23rd.


For more information on the 2016 Mum Festival & Parade please visit: www.bristolmumfestival.com or bristolallheart.com

Children’s Programming Inquiries

Karl Tack – karltack@yahoo.com

Jason Fields – jgfields@att.net

General Festival Inquiries

Mark Walerysiak Jr., Festival Chair

p: 860.584.4726

e: mark@bristolallheart.com

Vendor Inquiries

Andy Adams, Vendor Chair

e: events@bristolallheart.com

Parade Inquiries

Jack Ferraro, Parade Chair

e: bristolmumparade@gmail.com


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Mon 18th

Fun with Carousel Animal Drawing

September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The New England Carousel Museum
Tue 19th

"Connecticut Made" with author Cynthia Parzych

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manross Memorial Library
Wed 20th

Book Bites: A Piece of the World

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bristol Public Library
Thu 21st

Informational Health Fair at Bristol Senior Center

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center

Mum Festival Opening Night

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard School Field
Fri 22nd

Application Assistance

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wheeler Health & Wellness Center

Mum Festival Friday Night

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard School Field
Sat 23rd

Bristol Farmer's Market

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Patch

Mermaid and Princess Party

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bristol Public Library – Children’s Area
Sun 24th

Hometown Hero Breakfast

September 24 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
American Legion Hall

2017 Mum Festival - "Home is Where the Heart Is"

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard