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Lowell Summer Music Series
Contestant Registration 34th Annual Banjo and Fiddle Contest

Boarding House Park
40 French Street
Lowell, MA   

Saturday, September 7, 2013 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Register to Compete in the Banjo-Fiddle Contest!

  • Jam Sessions begin at 10am (open to any stringed instrument)
  • Registration begins at 11am and closes at 1pm
  • Contest begins at 12pm and ends at 6pm (open to banjo and fiddle)

Questions call 978-970-5200 or go to

For Contest Rules Click Here
Online tickets are no longer available. Tickets may be available for purchase at the gate beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the day of the show.

Season Pass On Sale Now!
See 18 Concerts For The Price of 11!
See an entire summer of music at a deep discount - just $25 per concert! $450 gets you in to all 18 shows, a nearly 40% discount over individual ticket prices! Available until June 19th.

Premium Seating
First Two Rows at Stage
Premium Seating is available at some concerts. A limited number of reserved seats in the first two rows right in front of the stage will be made available for a $100 donation to the series. We provide a low sand chair for your use. No need to arrive early. It will be reserved for you. Help support the Series and get the best seats in the house!

Visit Our Box Offices
At Lowell National Historical Park
Tickets are also available at our "Official Box Offices" at Lowell National Historical Park, open seven days a week. The locations are:

Visitor Center, 246 Market St., Lowell (9AM-5PM) Validated parking available in Visitor Center Parking Lot at Dutton and Broadway Streets.

Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John St., adjacent to Boarding House Park (9:30AM-5PM) Pay parking available in the Downes (John St.) Garage.

Tickets will also available at the Merchandise Table at each of our concerts. There is never a ticket fee charge online or in person.

Warren Haynes on Saturday, August 15th!
Warren Haynes performs on Saturday, August 15th! Tickets on sale this Wednesday.

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo on Friday, July 10th!
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo perform on Friday, July 10th. See this 2015 performance of "Love Is A Battlefield" from AXS TV.

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue on Thursday, August 13th!
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue are returning to the Lowell Summer Music Series on Thursday, August 13th after a killer show last summer. Don't miss it! Check out this video from Austin City Limits.

Brian O'Donovan's A Celtic Sojourn on Saturday, August 22nd!
WGBH Radio Host Brian O'Donovan hosts "A Celtic Sojourn Roots & Branches Festival featuring Cherish The Ladies, Socks In The Frying Pan, Matthew Byrne and The McCarthy Family on Saturday, August 22nd.

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Use Our Amazon Link and Support LSMS
Shopping on Amazon? Just use the link from the Lowell Summer Music Series website home page (lower left of the page) and a portion of your purchase will come back to support this nonprofit concert series at no extra cost to you!

Listen to LSMS Concerts
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