Carlisle Music Festival

Carlisle Music Festival at Old Home Day Poster GraphicCarlisle Music Festival @ Old Home Day

3 Days of Amazing Hometown Talent!

Friday June 23, Saturday June 24 & Sunday June 25, 2023

Family-friendly  Carlisle musicians  Diverse styles  Food & fun

Effects of the Sun  Five O'Clock Shadow  Lloyd Thayer  Walk Like A Cow  Red Velvet Slide  Dale Joachim's Carlisle Jazz 3  Nightflies – Music of Steely Dan  Tedesco Duo  The Hansen Brothers  Kenny Selcer & Steve Gilligan  Concord Women's Chorus  The Honey Steelers  Ravi Pathak  Carlisle Chamber Orchestra String Quartet  Judy Bose & Dan Lennon  Neighborly  Soundbites  Mark & Lee's Blues Thing  Chris Brenne & Parul Vakani  Lee & Caleb Perlman  Carlisle Community Chorus

Musician Bios

The Carlisle Music Festival @Old Home Day is a celebration of the deep and diverse musical talent in our hometown, featuring both amateur and professional musicians with Carlisle connections, performing in a wide variety of musical styles. 

Come on out to listen and support your local music community!

Friday June 23: Community Singalong & Open Mic 

Featuring Carlisle Community Chorus

Main Stage @FRS Yard 6:30 PM

Saturday June 24: Music at Old Home Day

Main Stage @FRS Yard 10:30 AM-2:15 PM – diverse lineup of outstanding musicians

Arts & Crafts Show @Union Hall 10:30 AM-12:30 PM − music to enhance the show

Book Swap @Gleason Library 10:30 AM-12:150 PM – vocal mastery & bluesy tunes

Sunday June 25 Music Event Under The Tent

Spalding Field Noon-7:30 PM

On Sunday, the Carlisle Music Festival @Old Home Day is an all-afternoon family-friendly party under the big tent and on the lawn at Spalding Field, featuring 9 talented artists. 

Bring a blanket or low chairs, carry in a picnic or enjoy the food trucks, and make a day of it. Meet the musicians after their performances and visit local arts & crafts vendors and community organizations who will be exhibiting.


Performance Schedule

Actual start times may be earlier or later than posted. Arrive early to be sure to catch your favorite artists! 

All schedules include a short interval between acts.

Friday Schedule

Community Singalong & Open Mic

Music tent @FRS Yard TBD (early evening)

Saturday Schedule

Main Saturday Stage

Music tent @FRS Yard 10:30 AM – 2:15 PM

Meet the musicians immediately after their performances

10:30  Ravi Pathak

11:00  The Honey Steelers

11:35  Concord Women's Chorus

12:10  Kenny Selcer & Steve Gilligan

12:45  Neighborly

1:10    Judy Bose & Dan Lennon

1:40    The Hansen Brothers


Old Home Day Art & Craft Show

Union Hall, First Religious Society 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Note: the Art & Craft Show is open from 9 AM- 1:30 PM

10:30  Dale Joaquim

11:00  Ravi Pathak

11:35  Chris Brenne

12:05  Lee & Caleb Perlman


Book Swap, Friends of Gleason Public Library

Front lawn, Gleason Public Library 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM*

10:30  Soundbites

11:00  Chris Brenne & Parul Vakani

11:30  Mark & Lee's Blues Thing

*Canceled in case of precipitation

Sunday Schedule

Music Event Under The Tent

Spalding Field, 12 noon to 7:30 PM

Meet the musicians immediately after their performances

11:50   Introductions/announcements 

12:00  Carlisle Chamber Orchestra String Quartet

12:40  Red Velvet Slide

1:20    Dale Joachim's Carlisle Jazz 3

2:00    Nightflies - The Music Of Steely Dan

2:55    Tedesco Duo

3:35    Walk Like A Cow

4:35    Lloyd Thayer

5:35    Five O'Clock Shadow

6:35    Effects of the Sun


Musician Bios