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New England's #1 '80s Band, "The Future Heavies" will perform for the third time in Farmington, kicking off their summer concert series with the 35th annual Ice Cream Social on the Staples House Green (F-hill) next to the Farmington Library, located at 2 Monteith Drive.
The ice cream social starts at 6pm. Music begins at 6:30pm with opening act Ken Cooley and Family. "The Future Heavies" will play from 7pm to 8:30pm featuring the best hits in new wave, pop, R&B, dance, and rock from the 1980s, from Blondie and Madonna to Pat Benatar and Stevie Nicks.
There will be free ice cream sundaes from Ben & Jerry's until 8pm with a non-perishable or a $4 cash donation to the Farmington Food Pantry. Toiletries appreciated.
Farmington's CERT Canteen 52 Food Truck will also be on site with delicious dinner options for the whole family.
The rain date for this concert is Sunday, August 21, 2022.
"The Future Heavies" previously performed the best of the '80s as part of the Farmington Summer Concert Series in 2020 and 2019. In 2020, they shared the bill with "The Usual Lebowskis" (featuring three of the members from "The Future Heavies") who covered alternative/indie, grunge, folk rock, and jamband music from the 1990s to close the show.
This concert is made possible by Farmington Community and Recreational Services and is sponsored by Frontier Communications and Priority Urgent Care in Unionville, Connecticut. Mobile stage provided by Farmington Motor Sports.