A free, family-friendly week-long music series with concerts in the evenings as well as "Brown Bag" shows noontime. 

The 41st Annual Middlebury Summer Festival on-the-Green–a free, family-friendly music series supported by community donations–will be held during the week of July 7 through 13, 2019, under the big white tent on the Village Green, Middlebury, VT. “Brown Bag” family-friendly programs are presented from Noon until 1 p.m. weekdays with evening musical performances from 7 until 8:30 p.m. on Sunday and 7 until 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Festival is a 2019 Vermont Chamber of Commerce “Top 10 Summer Event.” Events are held rain or shine. Free admission; donations welcomed. Info: www.festivalonthegreen.org, 802-462-3555.

Sunday, July 7, 2019

7:00        Sam Reider and the Human Hands: An irresistible mixture of bluegrass, gypsy jazz, and mysterious sounds from around the world

Monday, July 8, 2019

Noon     Brown Bag: Singer/storyteller Rik Palieri

7:00        Windborne: Virtuosic vocal harmony deeply rooted in American folk-singing traditions

8:30        Bon Débarras: Trio bringing together a fusion of Québécois music, step-dancing and global influences

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Noon     Brown Bag: Vermont troubadour Jon Gailmor

7:00        The Small Glories: A roots powerhouse musical tour-de-force from the Canadian Prairies

8:30        Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio: Sounds of the streets of New Orleans and the valleys of Appalachia

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Noon     Brown Bag: No Strings Marionette Company

7:00        Joe Davidian Trio featuring Amber DeLaurentis: Exquisitely swinging/elegantly expressive world-class jazz

8:30        Matt Flinner Trio: Bluegrass, jazz and old-time music trio with a dose of classical chamber music

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Noon     Brown Bag: Mime Chris Yerlig

7:00        OKAN: A fusion of Afro-Cuban, jazz, folk, classical and world influences

8:30        Lowdown Brass Band: Gritty sounds of Chicago with a powerful brass frontline

Friday, July 12, 2019

11:30     MCMC House of Rock Campers

Noon     Brown Bag: Magician Tom Verner

7:00        Soule Monde: Hammond B3 organ and drum-driven danceable soul/jazz in its purest form

8:30        Big Night: Champlain Valley’s own Cajun and Western swing band

Saturday, July 13, 2019

7:00        Vermont Jazz Ensemble Street Dance: Big Band tunes to dance the night away; come early for swing-dance lessons with Jim Condon

Info: 802-462-3555 | www.festivalonthegreen.org

Past dates

Download schedule


  • Occurred Sunday, July 7th, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Starting Monday, July 8th, 2019, repeated every day until Friday, July 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Starting Monday, July 8th, 2019, repeated every day until Saturday, July 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Village Green

3 Main Street
Middlebury, VT 05753


Patricia Boera