Now in its sixth week, Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights, presented by Golling Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Chelsea, continues its free summer concert series Thursday, July 9th from 6:30 p.m until 8:30 p.m. Professional artists perform at eleven staged areas located throughout downtown Chelsea featuring music, art, and family entertainment.
The diverse music lineup showcases Dorkestra at South Street. Dorkestra, is a group of musicians who have combined their study of Jazz, African, Latin, World, and Funk into a unique eclectic repertoire.

Acoustic roots duo Sharie Kane & Dave Steele return to Katie’s Korner on the library lawn, and singer-songwriter Scott Thatcher will be at the East Ally stage. Electrified blues band Bull Halsey will be at East Middle Street and Americana folk trio Mixed Nuts perform at the Chelsea Alehouse Brewery.

The Clocktower Gazebo will showcase Celtic rock band Bill Grogan’s Goat, and The Shelter Dogs perform Americana at the Glazier Building.

New to Sounds and Sights, Joe Summers’ Jazabilly Sedan is a vivacious quartet that mixes gypsy with jazz to produce a mix of eclectic instrumentals and can be heard at the Sylvan Courtyard stage.

In addition to music, there is something for the whole family including fun balloons for the kids created by 3 Generations Twisters at the Main Street alley, and Dee Dee the Clown and Face Painting Robot at the Clocktower Courtyard. 

The Chalk Cube, located by the Clocktower on Main Street, promotes the three day Sounds & Sights Festival which takes place July 23-25 in downtown Chelsea. The Chalk Cube is an interactive prop which encourages the crowd to participate by drawing or answering weekly questions.

Visitors are also invited to experience the new installation of SculptureWalk Chelsea, a self-guided walking tour of 12 juried sculptures. 

At dusk, SRSLY Cinema presents the movie “Princess Bride” (PG).

For a list of performers and stage locations please visit