Grupo Fantasia Latin Dance Party at the Antonio Gentile Bandstand

The Antonio Gentile Bandstand will host a Latin Dance Party performance by Grupo Fantasia on Sunday, July 14, at 7pm, at the bandstand in Stage Fort Park, Hough Avenue, Gloucester. The rain date is Wednesday, July 17, at 7pm. These free weekly outdoor concerts are handicap accessible, parking is free and rest rooms are open.

Bring a chair, blanket, picnic and family and soak in the sounds and sights of beautiful Gloucester Harbor at sunset.

For further information please visit or call David Benjamin at 978-281-0543.






The summer of 2019 will mark the 33rd year of concerts under the stars at the Stage Fort Park Antonio Gentile Bandstand. Summer concerts began in 1986, founded by a group of former band students of retired Gloucester High School band director Antonio F. Gentile.

The Antonio Gentile Bandstand is located at Stage Fort Park in Gloucester. David Benjamin will be posting the concert series schedule in the coming months.



“Salute to Broadway” concert ~ Sunday, August 6, 2017, at 7pm

American Classics presents a cabaret style “Salute to Broadway” concert on Sunday, August 6, 2017, at 7pm at the Antonio Gentile Bandstand, Stage Fort Park, Hough Avenue, Gloucester MA.

American Classics founders Benjamin Sears and Bradford Conner are joined by Cynthia Mork for a cabaret of songs from the Great American Songbook featuring beloved standards and some surprises, too! Critics have called American Classics concerts “pure delight” (Boston Phoenix) and hailed the as “people you want to hear” (Boston Globe).

The concert is free to the public. Parking is free and the venue and rest rooms are wheelchair-accessible. Bring a blanket or chair and perhaps picnic dinner. The rain date is Wednesday, August 9. For further information please visit or call 978-281-0543

Summer Concert Series at Stage Fort Park Begins July 10

The Antonio Gentile Bandstand Summer Concert Series begins on Sunday, July 11, 2016, at 7:00pm, at the bandstand in Stage Fort Park, Hough Avenue, Gloucester, MA. The series of eight free outdoor concerts is celebrating its Thirtieth anniversary. For most of those years the concerts have been produced by David Benjamin, who promises another exciting season of varied musical styles played by top professional bands.

The concerts are sponsored in part by area businesses and individual sponsors. The opening concert on July 10, will feature the Continentals, a popular New England pop-rock band playing your favorite “oldies” and many current cover tunes. The Continentals rain date will be Friday, July 15, at 7pm. All other concerts feature a rain date of the following Wednesday evening.

This season marks a return of the Cape Ann Big Band (Aug. 21), the fantastic Beatles tribute band 4Ever Fab (Aug. 14) and Lee Lewis and the Doo Wop Allstars (Aug. 28). Other featured acts are: Grupo Fantasia (July 17), Compaq Big Band (July 24), Old Cold Tater with Chick & Ellen (July 31) and the Cape Ann Community Band (Aug. 28).

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For concert information please contact David Benjamin, Tel. 978-281-0543,
email: or visit,

Antonio Gentile Bandstand Summer Concert – Postponed to Wednesday

Tonight’s Concert Postponed till Wednesday, July 29 at 7pm.

Precision Roofing will provide free hot dogs and beverages at Wednesday’s Concert.

Bring the Whole Family!  Overdrive will have you dancing with the sounds of R & B with amazing horns!



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