485 Arsenal St
Watertown, MA 02472
Guests and residents are invited to groove their way through September with Backyard Sessions, a series of 15 complimentary outdoor live music events, at Arsenal Yards. With a packed schedule of a variety of local performers, musical acts include Joe Carson, The Blue Hotel, The Electric Heaters and more! Guests are encouraged to pick up takeout, reserve a patio table at any of the delicious restaurants at Arsenal Yards, or grab a seat to relax on the River Green. Performances will take place on either the River Green or the sidewalk plaza near City Works. Seating in common areas is first come, first serve. While all performances are complimentary and open to the community, Arsenal Yards is encouraging donations to the Watertown Public Schools to support local students and teachers this school season.
Backyard Sessions performance dates and times follow below, and visitors are encouraged to check out the Arsenal Yards Events Calendar for additional dates or updates:
• Tuesday, September 14th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm featuring The Electric Heaters
• Wednesday, September 15th from 3:00pm – 5:00pm featuring Gabby Cotter Trio with Maurizio Fiore and Melvin Lam
• Thursday, September 16th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm featuring The Blue Hotel
• Friday, September 17th from 12:00 – 2:00pm featuring Albino Mbie
• Tuesday, September 21st from 4:00pm – 6:00pm featuring Emily Desmond
• Wednesday, September 22nd from 3:00 – 5:00pm featuring Alex Minasian Trio
• Thursday, September 23rd from 5:00pm – 7:00pm featuring Colt and the Coyotes
• Friday, September 24th from 12:00pm – 2:00pm featuring Joe Carson
• Tuesday, September 28th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm featuring John Copeland
• Wednesday, September 29th from 3:00 – 5:00pm featuring Orchid Reed
• Thursday, September 30th from 5:00pm – 7:00 pm featuring Perfect Crime
• Friday, October 1st from 12:00pm – 2:00pm featuring Freddy Epstein presents “Sax on the Beach”
The safety of guests, performers and staff remains the top priority at Arsenal Yards. Arsenal Yards is closely monitoring all COVID-19 rules and regulations to ensure a safe experience for all. Following CDC guidelines and local regulations, face masks are required for all individuals while in indoor public spaces. Face masks are no longer required outdoors for individuals who are fully vaccinated, though non-vaccinated individuals are advised to continue to wear face masks at Arsenal Yards.
Free parking for all Arsenal Yards events is available in the red or purple parking garage, along with the surface parking area near City Works. For more information about Arsenal Yards, visit www.arsenalyards.com.