Village Bar & Grill at 38 Norman Street, Everett, MA

This Saturday, September 23rd, the City of Everett will be holding its 3rd Annual Village Fest from 3-9 PM. The festival, which is a celebration featuring music, food, craft beer and spirits made by local businesses and area food trucks will take place at Santilli Highway. This area is also known as Everett’s Village Business District and features some craft beer companies. Area businesses include Short Path Distillery, Bone Up Brewing Company, Night Shift Brewery, Down the Road Brewery, among others.


Another area business, Village Bar & Grill, opened its doors in June 2017.  It is a sports bar & pizza place that also features a variety of Portuguese dishes and craft and is conveniently located next to Bone Up Brewing Company.

Bacalhau à Lagareiro – Codfish in olive oil served with potatoes and broccoli


Music Entertainment

Groups performing on the “main” stage:
3:00 PM: Darren Bessette Band
4:00 PM: Krewe de Groove
5:00 PM: Pat and the Hats
6:00 PM: The Local Scruff
7:00 PM: Selah Poitier + the Soul Deacons
8:00 PM: George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic

Groups performing on the “mini” stage in the parking lot of Bone Up Brewery:
3:30 PM: Rebecca Zama + band
4:30 PM: Rebound
5:15 PM: The Local Scruff (solo acoustic)
5:45 PM: Testify Your Soul


About Author

Diana Rodrigues is a first-generation Portuguese-American with roots in Arcos de Valdevez. She is based in New England and is involved in many Portuguese-American organizations including the International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMA) and the Young Portuguese-Americans. Connect with her on social media at @diana_rdrgs.

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