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TA Presents Summer Concert Series “Schoolhouse Rocks”

Thetford Academy is excited to present its first-ever summer concert series, “Schoolhouse Rocks.” Join TA this summer for music, fun, and food trucks! The line-up begins on Sunday, June 25 at 6pm, with the bluegrass band Good Gravy. The Burlington, VT trio (Joe Agnello, Jeff Wilson, and Jack Vignone) pay homage to bluegrass legends such as Tony Rice, Norman Blake, and Doc Watson. With great music and food from VinDogs and Tug Mountain Pizza, the concert series opener will be fun for the whole family.

On July 15th at 5pm, the Western Terrestrials will bring their own hard-driving take on country music to Thetford. Fronted by Thetford Academy alum Nick Charyk ’04, the Western Terrestrials conjure up “sweeping panoramas of dusty astral plains and the allure of whiskey-laden honky tonks, Western Terrestrials are the kind of wry, unconventional outsiders country music could get used to.” Food provided by VinDogs and Tug Mountain Pizza.

TA closes the series with a journey back in time. On Thursday, August 17th at 5pm, Lazer Dad will take the stage. “Journey back to a time when the music was dope, the girls were fly, and the fashion was fresher than the Prince of Bel Air.” Lazer Dad is a 90s tribute band that “serves up a shot of nostalgia straight from the heart,” by six nerdy nineties kids who grew up to be musicians. Food TBA.

Have questions? Want to volunteer? Contact Patty McIlvaine, Director of Advancement at [email protected].



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