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2024 Performance Line-up
Beginning at the southern most part of the stroll.

We are a GO!!!!

Watching the radar, looking good at the moment.

Fingers Crossed and Come on Down!

Old Lyme Town Band
First Congregational Church| 2 Lyme Street

5:30pm Start Time (all other performers begin at 5pm). The Old Lyme Town Band embraces the history and the heritage of the American Community Band which first began in Old Lyme in 1886. Members of all ages bring audiences its catalogue of over 500 pieces that includes everything from John Williams' "Star Wars Theme" to Percy Grainger's "Country Gardens."

Old Lyme Town Band

Five Bean Row
Village Shoppes | 16 Lyme Street

Five Bean Row returns to Old Lyme! This popular band that plays throughout the region will have you tapping your toes to their Americana, jazz, and Bluegrass sounds.

Five Bean Row

Howling Hound Dogs
Homeward Collective | 24 Lyme Street

The Howling Hound Dogs are an acoustic roots washboard trio and their toe-tappin', hand clappin', finger-snappin' shows have thrilled audiences throughout New England. Their jam creates a unique approach to swing, classic country, upbeat blues and funny original songs. Howling is required at all Hound Dog shows!

Howling Hound Dogs

Paul Loether
Residence | 32 Lyme Street

Paul Loether is an "old school" style folksinger and finger style guitarist whose expressive vocals cover a range of traditional and contemporary folk music. His usually topical originals are well-crafted and often feature pointed and/or humorous lyrics. Paul has performed as a solo artist throughout much of southern New England and the Washington, DC area. For many years, he was lead vocalist, guitarist, and stand-up bass player for the Maryland-based band Sliver Strings MD. Find him on YouTube @Paul-to5mg.

Paul Loether

Law Offices | 44 Lyme Street

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Jordan Asher Cavalier, Jeremy Graeff, and Marshall Fischer of Lämning are musical explorers, seeker of song, and far flung travelers. Lämning uses music as a universal human language, spanning tongues, time, culture, and history. The band's sound is rooted in Scandinavian and early European music, but reflects their own musical backgrounds. Lämning seeks to resurrect echos of a shared human past through music. Learn more about this eclectic adventure on their website.


Band of Friends
OL-PGN Library  | 2 Library Lane

Nightingale's Pickin' Party fave Steve Patarini and his Band of Friends are back sharing their great acoustic performances. Find them at the Tuesday night Pickin' Parties at Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe.

Band of Friends

The Mellow Men Two
Old Lyme Memorial Town Hall | 52 Lyme Street

Stop by and enjoy these two veteran musicians who mix it up any which way - Make Music Old Lyme 2024 brings you Kipp Sturgeon on multiple instruments and Gary Buttery rocking the tuba! Kipp keeps life interesting by playing in many styles and many settings while taking part in duos, trios, and solo gigs as well. Gary has performed throughout the world playing in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Oktoberski Hall in St Petersburg, Russia. He serves as an adjunct professor of Music and Director of Bands and Jazz Ensembles at Connecticut College.

Mellow Men Two

Midnight Anthem
Center School | 49 Lyme Street

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Catherine, Sophia, & Grace are joined on stage by Ian and Dominick, and play an eclectic blend of covers & originals, best described as country, Americana, rock & everything in between! The Midnight Anthem's first release Momma Needs a Margarita came out on Mother's Day 2023. See where they are playing next at Found on streaming platforms @themidnightanthem.

Midnight Anthem

Laurie Mattson
Lymes' Youth Service Bureau | 59 Lyme Street

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UPDATE TO VENUE: We are excited to have Laurie Mattson join Make Music Old Lyme! Laurie got started locally at open mics and at Nightingale's and tonight brings her own blend of indie rock to Lyme Street. Welcome Laurie! [Note: Undercover Cameo as previously promoted is unable to attend tonight's program.]

Undercover Cameo

Patricia Spratt for the Home | 60 Lyme Street

Formerly known as Hot Strings Cafe, Sherrill, Leigh, Bob, and Don along with guitars, violin, and string bass share with you an eclectic blend of bluegrass, blues, country, folk, old-time jazz, pop, rock n roll, Western swing, and originals. In summary, Americana! Follow the Bluebird calendar and hear their music at


Chris Gregor
Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe | 68 Lyme Street

Award-winning Chris Gregor performed at our first Make Music Old Lyme, and he's back this year with an upbeat mix of popular covers and originals with soaring vocals and outstanding guitar performance.

Chris Gregor

Colin Hallahan Band
Old Lyme Firehouse | 69 Lyme Street

Stop by and see rocking originals and covers from one of Old Lyme's up and coming artists. See more of Colin's performances on YouTube.

Colin Hallahan
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