July 10, 2021
7 - 9 pm
Old Dog New Trick

$20 donation - BYOB and picnic -
Outdoor Bistro Style Seating in the Amphitheatre
Rain or shine!

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Old Dog New Trick is an increasingly popular local talent that sprang onto the vibrant Lower Connecticut River Valley music scene some eight years ago beginning with the father-son duo of Bruce and Mitch Thorndike, then adding the rhythm force of Kurt Isleib on keyboards, Paul Emmerling, Jr. on bass and Gary Parrington on drums. Geoff Cox on sax and flute completes the colorful front section.

With a suitcase full of original songs and an ever-evolving mashup of creative covers, ODNT, as they are known, has grown a fan base that is as vital and exuberant as the five dogs themselves. From Van Morrison to the Stones, Zac Brown, Chris Stapleton, CSNY, The Band, and of course, JJ Cale!

In addition to their acclaimed first album, Full Moon, the band is set to release their second album later this summer!

Never the same song played twice the same way! They’ll have you up and dancing, singing along with their fan-favored originals…and of course calling out for One More Song!

$20 donation - BYOB and picnic -
Outdoor Bistro Style Seating in the Amphitheatre
Rain or shine!

GATES OPEN Half Hour before the show. First come first seated.

Choose your favorite bottle at the Chester Package Store across the street, get your picnic from any of Chester's fine restaurants and grab a growler from the Little House Brewing Company next door.

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Sorry, no pets allowed.

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