FATHERS DAY farm fest
SATURDAY, June 17
- Golden Oldies Rugby Tournament
SUNDAY, June 18
- 7:30am Golden Oldies Finals Day
- 11:30am to 1:30pm • 2nd Annual Free Jacks Father’s Day Fun Bus Beer Festival and Hott Smoke BBQ Delight
- 12pm – 1:15pm Fan Zone featuring Rock Hearts
- 1:30pm • Regular Season Finalé: Free Jacks vs. Houston
- 3:45pm • Live set by Old Crow Medicine Show
Bluegrass. BBQ. Beer. Old Crow Medicine Show! Runnin’ from the cold up in New England
I was born to be a fiddler in an old time string band!
Handsome buffaloes, too, as our Golden Oldies tournament runs throughout the weekend for the kids at heart. Rock me, mama!
Our final home match of the regular season brings West conference powerhouse, the Houston Sabercats, to town for a Sunday 1:30pm national televised kickoff.
Headlining and capping off a magical weekend is the one and only Old Crow Medicine Show, bringing their captivating and individual brand of world famous folk, bluegrass, alt country to a packed Veterans Memorial Stadium as we celebrate the good food farmers create, the fathers and parents who have cared for us, and friends and community who are their for us.
THE festival features
OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW
The iconic group Old Crow Medicine Show is renowned for being innovative, particularly when it came to sparking interest in the String Band tradition. Their ninth album, “Remedy” won a Grammy in 2014. The group’s music has been called folk and alternative country. You can check out these world class musicians at the Father’s Day Farm Fest on June 18 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Quincy, MA.
free jacks take on Houston Sabercats
2023 Regular Season finale has our hometown heroes, the Free Jacks, hosting West Conference power, Houston Sabercats. What could have playoff implications, this must-see match between top of division teams, could be a dress rehearsal for championship matches ahead. This physical encounter will be televised nationally on Fox Sports 1.
One of New England’s finest bluegrass bands the Rock Hearts will bring their talent, experience, and distinctive sound to our Fan Zone before kickoff.
Enjoy the 2nd Annual Fun Bus Beer Festival with the smell of great BBQ, while dancing to both traditional bluegrass classics and high-energy tunes of the top notch Rock Hearts.
HOTT SMOKE BBQ
With influences from Texas and Georgia, Hott Smoke BBQ creates delicious offerings that will WOW your senses as we take the Fan Zone action to the next level.
fathers day fun bus beer fest
“Now, you’re either on the bus or off the bus.”
Join us on Sunday June 18th from 11:30am to 1:30pm as we celebrate great parents and the New England craft brew scene with live music, festivities, and awesome rugby action!
With some of the best breweries in and around New England the Free Jacks Father’s Day Fun Bus Beer Fest provides fans the opportunity to sample some of the best craft beers around. We will have plenty of live music, food vendors, and beer from Baxter Brewing, Break Rock Brewing, Widowmaker Brewing, Vitamin Sea, Stormalong Hard Cider and more!
*ATTENDEES WILL EITHER NEED TO ALREADY HAVE ACCESS TO THE FREE JACKS MATCH OR PURCHASE A STANDING ROOM TICKET ALONG WITH THE LAGER! FEST TICKET ON THIS PAGE.
Dust off the rust, move your wagon wheels and show us your golden moves at the New England Free Jacks first ever Golden Oldies Cup! On a weekend where we celebrate great parents, it was only right to wind back the clock and see them in action on the field. This two day open entry 10-aside tournament will see golden oldies combine once more for a spectacle that is not to be missed.
- South Shore Rusty Anchors – South Shore Rugby Football Club
- Wilted Greens – Portland RFC
- MITCB – Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Memphis Blues
- Mystic River – Mystic River
- Geriatric Jaguars
- Boston Irish Greyhounds – Boston Irish Wolfhounds
- Springfield Rusty Muskets – Springfield Rifles RFC
- Ancient Mariners