Carlisle Music Festival

Carlisle Music Festival @Old Home Day

Saturday June 25 & Sunday June 26, 2022

Family-friendly  Carlisle musicians  Diverse styles  Food & fun

Five O’Clock Shadow  CJ3 Jazz Trio  Kenny Selcer  7 of 7 

Tedesco Duo  Concord Women's Chorus  Atomic Adam 

Soundbites  Neighborly  Ravi Pathak  Carlisle Community Chorus 

 Catherine O’Kelly  The Conchords  Dale Joachim 

Jon Golden’s Carlisle All-Stars  Mac Ritchey “The Oud Dude”


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. All performing acts have at least one member who lives (or works) in Carlisle. Come on out to listen and support your local music community!

Saturday June 25 Music at Old Home Day Events

Vocal Group Showcase at the Country Fair 10:30 AM-1:30 PM − featuring 3 talented all-vocal ensembles interspersed with solo artists 

Arts & Crafts Show @FRS 10:30 AM-1:00 PM − quiet music to enhance the show experience

Book Swap Friends of Gleason Public Library 10:30 AM-12:30 PM − music to complement browsing 

Sunday June 26 Music Event − Noon-7 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. 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 information tables showcasing Carlisle community organizations. 

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


Saturday Schedule

Vocal Group Showcase at the Old Home Day Country Fair

Carlisle Public School plaza level 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

10:30     Soundbites − 12-member contemporary a cappella group

11:15     Catherine O'Kelly − classical guitar

11:45     Carlisle Community Chorus − intergenerational choral ensemble

12:25     Ravi Pathak − classic Indian & Bollywood songs; vocals/guitar 

12:55     The Conchords − 5-member eclectic genre-spanning vocal ensemble


Old Home Day Art & Craft Show

Union Hall, First Religious Society 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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

10:30     Catherine O'Kelly − classical guitar

11:05     Dale Joachim − jazz piano

11:55     Ravi Pathak − classic Indian & Bollywood songs; vocals/guitar 

12:30     Dale Joachim − jazz piano


Book Swap, Friends of Gleason Public Library

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

10:30     Carlisle Community Chorus − intergenerational choral ensemble

11:10     Ravi Pathak − classic Indian & Bollywood songs; vocals/guitar 

11:45     Catherine O'Kelly − classical guitar

*Canceled in case of precipitation


Sunday Schedule

Music Event Under The Tent

Spalding Field, 12 noon to 7 PM

Meet the musicians in the Musician’s Tent immediately after their performances

11:50      Introductions/announcements 

12:00      Concord Women's Chorus − classical and contemporary choral music

12:30      Tedesco Duo − classical guitar & flute

12:55      Atomic Adam − pop & country; solo vocals/guitar

1:20        Ravi Pathak − classic Indian & Bollywood songs; vocals/guitar

1:55        Neighborly − Americana; vocals/guitar/harmonica duo

2:30        Jon Golden's Carlisle All Stars − featuring some of Carlisle’s best musicians

3:05        Mac Ritchey "The Oud Dude" − international; solo oud music

3:50        CJ3 Jazz Trio − piano/bass/drums

4:40        Kenny Selcer − original songs and covers; solo vocals/guitar

5:25        Five O'Clock Shadow − world class inventive/percussive a cappella pop group

6:20        7 of 7 Band − vocal-heavy classic pop, rock and folk

Musician Bios

The Carlisle Music Festival @Old Home Day is produced by the Carlisle Cultural Council in conjunction with the Carlisle Old Home Day Committee.

This program is supported in part by grants from the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency, and the Carlisle Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Mass Cultural Council. Additional funding provided via an ARPA grant from the Town of Carlisle.