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It's summertime, and the listening is easy

Get ready to snap your fingers and tap your feet. Free summer concerts are going on weekly in more than a dozen South Shore communities. So grab the kids and some lawn chairs for an evening of music and fun.

Abington

  • Abington Cultural Council, Catherine and Joseph Nisby Bandstand, Gliniewicz Way, 7 p.m.
  • July 13: Abington Community Band
  • July 27: New Blue Revue
  • Aug. 10: Wildcat Summer Band of Weymouth
  • Aug. 17: The Wolverine Jazz Band
  • Aug. 24: The Satuit Band

Braintree

  • Sunset Lake Concert Series, 6 p.m., Sunset Lake, Safford St. (Off Route 37)
  • July 26: Back Bay Rhythm Makers
  • Aug. 2: Java Jive
  • Aug. 19: Back Eddie Bluegrass

Canton

Recreation Department Summer Concert Series, 7 p.m., Canton High School, 900 Washington St.:

  • July 13: Canton Community Band
  • July 20: To be announced.
  • July 27: Joan Penny Band
  • Aug. 3: The Leafmen
  • Aug. 10: Squirrel Hill Band
  • Aug. 17: To be announced

Cohasset

South Shore Playhouse Association, 7:30 p.m., town Common, Highland Ave.:

  • July 26: South Shore Concert Band

Hanover

The following groups will perform from 7 to 8:30 p.m. during the Hanover summer concert series at the town bandstand on Route 139.

  • July 17: Crossroads Blues Project
  • July 24: Old Kids on the Block
  • July 31: Uncle Dave’s Garage
  • Aug. 7: Boston City Band
  • Aug. 14: O’Reillys
  • Aug. 21: Four Guys in Tuxes
  • Aug. 28: Dale and the Duds
  • Sept. 5: The Satuit Band at 6 p.m.

Hanson

  • Hanson Town Hall Summer Concert Committee, Town Hall, 7 p.m., 542 Liberty St.
  • July 13: South Shore Concert Band
  • July 20: South Shore Concert Band
  • July 27: Back Eddy Bluegrass Band

Holbrook

  • Holbrook Cultural Council, 7 p.m., Holbrook Gazebo, S. Franklin St.:
  • July 26: Bak-ta-Bak
  • Aug. 2: Boston City Band

Hull

  • Bernie King Pavilion on Nantasket Beach, Route 3A, 2 p.m.
  • July 10: Neil Perry Dixieland Band
  • July 17: The Meltons
  • July 24: The Continentals

Marshfield

  • Marshfield Recreation Department and Cultural Council, Town Green, Moraine St., 6 p.m.
  • July 17: Part Time Lovers Band
  • July 24: Family Concert, with Mr. Djat at 5 p.m. and Armstrong Brothers at 6 p.m.
  • July 31: South Shore Bay Band
  • Aug. 7: The Infractions

Milton

  • Milton Parks and Recreation, Baron Hugo Gazebo, Town Green, Canton Ave., 6:30 p.m.
  • July 19: An Enchanted Evening with Paul Agnew and the John Capavella Quartet
  • July 26: Part Time Lovers
  • Aug. 2: Canton American Legion Band
  • Aug. 9: Four Guys in Tuxes
  • Aug. 16: Black Velvet Band
  • Aug. 23: Ken Lodge and the Baron Hugo Orchestra

Pembroke

  • Entertainment on The Green, Town Green, Center St., 6 p.m.
  • July 25: Basic Blue
  • Aug. 15: Hot Nine from Dedham
  • Aug. 22: Basic Blue
  • Aug. 29: PJ Lowe, Digital Disc Jockey Productions
  • Quincy
  • Ruth Gordon Ampitheater, One Marymount Parkway, 7 p.m.
  • July 13: Dennis O'Gorman
  • July 20: Riverside Theater Works
  • July 27: Dave Samarco
  • Aug. 3: To be announced.

Randolph

  • Williams Gazebo, North St., 7 to 8 p.m.
  • July 19: Roy Scott Big Band
  • July 26: Kadima Band
  • Aug. 2: Barry & Friends
  • Aug. 9: Bill & Bo Winiker Band
  • Aug. 16: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Jimmy Allen Band
  • Aug. 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Red Beard Trio

Weymouth

  • Massachusetts Cultural Council, Weymouth, Ralph Talbot Ampitheater, 75 Middle St., 6:30 p.m.
  • July 14: Brass Connection
  • July 21: The Westwood Swing Band
  • July 28: Quintessential Brass
  • Aug. 4: Johnny the K
  • Aug. 11: 7:30 p.m., The Wildcat Summer Band, followed by a showing of "Shrek 2" at 8:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 18: 7:30 p.m., The Wildcat Summer Band, followed by a showing of "Shark Tales" at 8:30 p.m.
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