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East Haddam Concert Express

Music On The River

The Concert Express originates at Essex Station and will make local stops along the train line at Deep River Station, Chester Station and Hadlyme Station to pick up passengers en-route to Eagle Landing State Park in Haddam, CT. We’ll even stop along the route to pick up our neighbors!

Complimentary shuttle bus service will transport you from Eagle Landing State Park across the Haddam Swing Bridge to the outside concert site. Concerts are 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. At the concert’s conclusion, the shuttle bus will return you to Eagle Landing State Park to re-board the train for your return trip back to your departure point.

Monday July 2: US Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band – Classic Jazz, Blues and Rags with a “New Orleans” flavor

Monday July 16: Neal and The Vipers -American Roots music encompassing blues, rock and roll, rockabilly and surf

Monday July 30: Auburn Mode – Original fusion of progressive and energetic folk pop

Monday August 13: Chris Smither – Singer, guitarist and song writer of American folk and blues

More information on the performers & Music on the River:

Board train at Essex Station: 4:45 pm

Departure on train from Essex Station: 5:00 pm

Return on train to Essex Station: Approx 9:30 pm-9:45 pm


Tickets: $15 round-trip (depart Essex Station) / $10 (depart all other locations)

Tickets are available at Essex Station Ticket Window the day of the excursion starting at 4:00 pm; tickets are not available online or in advance. Passengers boarding at locations other than Essex Station pay aboard train.

  • Food and beverages available for purchase at the concert site
  • Alcoholic beverages may not be consumed on the train