Summer Entertainment and Concert Series around the Bay Area

CONCERTS BY THE BAY

PERTH AMBOY – A Perth Amboy Tradition. FREE concerts showcased in Perth Amboy’s Bayview Park are held every Sunday in July and August. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs for seating. In case of rain, concerts will be held at the William C. McGinnis School, located on 271 State Street, between Smith & Market Streets.

DATE: Every Sunday, July 10 – August 28
TIME: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
LOCATION: Bayview Park (foot of Market Street)


SAYREVILLE COMMUNITY EVENTS

Movies:   June 18th 9 p.m. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” rated PG-13
July 16th  9 p.m. “ Jurassic World” rated PG-13
August 20th  8:30 “Zootopia”  rated G
Location:  Kennedy Park, Admission is Free.

Independence Day Celebration: July 2, Kennedy Park  4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Live Musical Entertainment from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. by Glen Burtnik and Friends, “Summer of Love Concert Tour” Activities all FREE from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. include: Children’s Rides & Games, Food Court, Pony Rides, Hot Dog eating contest and culminating the day’s events a spectacular Fireworks Display starts approximately 9:30 p.m. Rain date: July 3.

Blast from the Past Classic Car Show & Concert:  Sept. 17th 6 p.m. Food court, Classic Cars & Motorcycles to view, awards given in many categories. Call the Rec center to enter at 732-390-7092/7096. Admission is free

Sayreville Day: September 18th Kennedy Park 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sun., Contact Patti Burch. Community participation children’s games, rides, foods from around the world, entertainment, craft vendors, and much, much, more.

Kids Bingo (offered throughout the year): Ages: 5 & up Location: Mickey Sedlak Recreation Building Dolan Street

For more info call 732-390-7092 or 732-390-7096


PLAYS IN THE PARK, EDISON – 2016 Summer Shows:

Little Mermaid cmykThe Little Mermaid
Wednesday, Jun. 15 through Saturday, Jun. 25
No Sundays – 8:30 p.m.
*On Monday, 6/20 & Tuesday, 6/21,
performances begin at the family-friendly time of 7:30 p.m.

 

Sister Act cmykSister Act
Wednesday, Jul. 6 through
Saturday, Jul. 16
No Sundays – 8:30 p.m.

 

South Pacific cmykSouth Pacific
Wednesday, Jul. 27 through
Saturday, Aug. 6
No Sundays  – 8:30 p.m.

 

Annual Childrens show cmykTBA
Our 24th Annual Indoor Children’s Musical
Oct. 8, 9, 15, 16 & 22, at 1 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Adults: $3.00; Children 12 & under: $2.00
Summer Performances play every night of the week at 8:30, except for Sundays.

Tickets are sold on the day of performance only. No advance sales. WE ACCEPT CASH ONLY at our box office for our summer shows. Adults – $7.00, Senior Citizens 60+ – $5.00, Children 12 & Under Free.

Plays-in-the-Park is located one block south of the Menlo Park Mall off of Route 1, in Edison, N.J. The turn off is called Grandview Avenue. At the top of the short hill make your first right on to Pine Drive and the Park Rangers will guide you to a parking spot.  Fax:732-548-1484 • Phone: 732-548-2884.

This program is funded in part by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission with assistance thru a grant provided by New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Dept of State.
www.playsinthepark.com/


WOODBRIDGE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Monday Oldies
Mayor’s Summer Concert Series – 2016
Enjoy Great Music “Under the Stars” and
“On the Lawn”at Woodbridge High School,
25 Samuel Lupo Pl, Woodbridge
Every Monday Night in July & August
Bring Out Your Lawn Chair or Blanket
SHOW TIME at 7:30 p.m.
FREE ADMISSION*
*Please bring a box of or can of food to help us
restock our food pantries
June 27 – The Duprees
July 3 FIREWORKS DISPLAY
ALVIN WILLIAMS PARK SEWAREN
July 11 – Bronx Wanderers
July 18 – Time Machine
July 25 – The Happenings
August 1 – Shadows of the 60s
August 8  – The Cameos
August 15 – Mahoney Brothers
August 22 – Jersey Sound
August 29 – Infernos
Inclement Weather Hotline 732-602-6045

Tuesday Tribute Bands
at Woodbridge High School, 25 Samuel Lupo Pl, Woodbridge
SHOW TIME at 7:30 p.m.
FREE ADMISSION*
*Please bring a box of or can of food to help us
restock our food pantries
June 28 – The B-Street Band – Bruce Springsteen Tribute
July 5 – Green River – CCR Tribute
July 12 – Eaglemania – Eagle Tribute
July 19 – The British Invasion – 60’s Pop and Rock
July 26 – Scarborough Fair – Simon and Garfunkel Tribute
August 2 – Tusk – Fleetwood Mac Tribute
August 9 – The Brit Pack – 70’s British Hits
August 16 – Back to the Garden – Eaglemania
August 23 – Neil Berg’s Pianomen – Elton John/Billy Joel Tribute
September 1 – Glimmer Twins – Rolling Stones Tribute
Inclement Weather Hotline 732-602-6045
or go to www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us

Woodbridge Wednesday
2016 Summer Concert Series
www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us
Enjoy Great Music “Under the Stars” and
“On the Lawn”
Bring Out Your Lawn Chair and Relax
With Live Music Every Wednesday
SHOW TIME at 7:30 p.m. at Parker Press Park
Rahway Avenue at Main Street
FREE Parking at NJT Parking Lot
FREE ADMISSION*
*Please bring a box of or can of food to help us
restock our food pantries
June 29 – Meta and the Cornerstones
July 6 – Idlewheel
July 13  – Willie Nile
July 20 – Bumper Jacksons
July 27 – Cover Songs in the Round
August 3 – No Fuss and Feathers
August 10 – Ryan Davis &L The Clubhouse Band
August 17 – The End of America
August 24 – Gina Chvez
August 31 – Birds of Chicago
September 7 – Martin Barre Band
Inclement Weather Hotline 732-602-6045

Local Band Thursday
Woodbridge Bands take the stage at Parker Press Park
400 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge
FREE Parking at NJT Parking Lot
Live Entertainment
Featuring LOCAL Bands and Musicians
Enjoy Great Music “Under the Stars” and
“On the Lawn”
SHOW TIME at 7:30 p.m.
FREE ADMISSION*
*With a Donation of Non-Perishable Food Items for
“We Feed Woodbridge Food Banks”
Beer& Wine for sale by Riffy’s
June 26 – Christian Lopez Band
July 10 – Radney Foster
July 17 – Ron Ickes & Trey Hensley
July 24 – Country Covers in the Round
July 31 – Broken Road: Rascal Flatts Tribute
August 7 – ZBTB: Zac Brown Tribute
August 14 – Whitney Rose
August 21 – Hot Club of Cowtown
August 28 – Truck Stop Troubadours
Inclement Weather Hotline 732-602-6045

Second Friday Jazz
Frank Pelzman Park, Avenel
SHOW TIME at 7:30 p.m.
FREE ADMISSION*
*Please bring a box of or can of food to help us
restock our food pantries
July 10 – The Dalton Gang
July 8 – Jazzmeia Horn
August 12 – Eli Yamin Jazz Quartet
September 9 – Tomoko Ohno Trio
Inclement Weather Hotline 732-602-6045
www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us

Country Sunday
Parker Press Park
400 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge
SHOW TIME at 6:00 p.m.
FREE ADMISSION*
*With a Donation of Non-Perishable Food Items for
“We Feed Woodbridge Food Banks”
June 26 – Christian Lopez Band
July 10 – Radney Foster
July 17 – Ron  Ickes & Trey Hensley
July 24 – Country Covers in the Round
July 31 – Broken Road: Rascal Flatts Tribute
August 7 – ZBTB: Zac Brown Tribute
August 14 – Whitney Rose
August 21 – Hot Club of Cowtown
August 28 – Truck Stop Troubadours
Inclement Weather Hotline 732-602-6045
www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us


SOUTH AMBOY Music-in-the-Parks SUMMER SERIES

Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
All Concerts are FREE.
Call 732-745-3936 for more info.
Raritan Bay Waterfront Park , O’Leary Boulevard
South Amboy/Sayreville Beach Front
*Concerts will take place rain or shine (see below)
JUNE
29 – Zydeco-A-Go-Go – New Orleans style Rhythm & Blues, and 40’s Jazz & Swing
JULY
6 –  The Cameos – New Jersey’s Favorite Oldies Group
13 – Sandy Sasso’s Swingin’ Big Band – past singer with
the Dorsey, Goodman and Riddle Big Bands
20 –  Walt Wagner & The Serenaders – Big Band Favorites
27 – *NEW* Scarborough Fair – A Simon & Garfunkel Experience
AUGUST
3 – The Tim Gillis Band (The Greatest in Country Music)
10 – The Jersey Polka Stars – Polka & Variety Music
17 – Irish Night featuring The Perry Brothers Irish Band
31 – “The British Invasion Tribute” – More Than Just the Beatles

*In the case of inclement weather, you will be directed to the South Amboy Middle/High School Auditorium by Park Rangers. Shuttle bus service will be available every week courtesy of Middlesex County Area Transit.

SANDY HOOK BEACH CONCERTS

FREE Concerts, Wednesday Nights 6 P.M., Beach E

June 15        The Nerds
June 22       The Weeklings
June 29       Matt O’Ree Band
July 6           Tim McLoone & the Shirleys
July 13         Bob Bandiera Band
July 20        Sensational Soul Cruisers
July 27         The Carl Gentry Band
August 3      Rain Date
August 10    Rip Tide
(with special guests The Sam Sims Band 5:30 start)
August 17     Jobonanno and the Godsons of Soul

In case of rain, decision to cancel made after 2 p.m. on day of concert. Call 732-291-7733 for recording or check website. Sign up on website to be notified before concerts. Brought to you by the Sandy Hook Foundation. WWW.SANDYHOOKFOUNDATION.ORG


Summer Concerts at PNC Bank Arts Center

Exit 116, Garden State Pkwy, Holmdel, NJ 07733 / 732-203-2500

Tue., June 7 – 7 p.m. – Dave Matthews Band
Wed., June 8 – 7 p.m. – Dixie Chicks
Sat., June 11 – 7 p.m. – Bad Company and Joe Walsh
Fri., June 17 – 5:30 p.m. – Taste of Chaos: Dashboard Confessional and
Taking Back Sunday
Sat., June 18  – 6:30 p.m. – Toby Keith
Sat., June 25 – 7 p.m. –  Journey with Doobie Brothers
Sun., June 26 – 8 p.m. – Dolly Parton
Sat., July 2 – 7 p.m. – Weezer and Panic! At the Disco
Wed., July 6 – 7 p.m. – Steely Dan with Steve Winwood
Fri., July 8 – 12:55 p.m. – Ticket to Rock(Includes All Performances) (Date TBD)
Fri., July 8 – 6:30 p.m. – Sublime with Rome
Sat., July 9 – 7 p.m. – Slipknot with Marilyn Manson
Sun., July 10 – 7:30 p.m. – 5 Seconds of Summer
Tues., July 12 – 7 p.m. – Hall and Oates
Wed., July 13 – 7 p.m. – Def Leppard with REO Speedwagon
Wed., July 16 – 7:30 p.m. – Keith Urban
Sun., July 17 – 11 a.m. – Vans Warped Tour
Thurs.,  July 21 – 6:30 p.m. – G-Eazy and Logic
Fri., July 22 – 7 p.m. – Darius Rucker
Sat., July 23 – 7 p.m. – Josh Groban
Tues., July 26 – 8 p.m. – Jeff Beck and Buddy Guy
Sun., July 31 – 6:30 p.m. – Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin
Tues., August 2 – 7 p.m. – Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa
Thurs. August 4 – 7 p.m. – Florida Georgia Line
Sun., August 7 – 7 p.m. – Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration
with Warren Haynes
Tues., August 9 – 6:45 p.m. – Counting Crows and Rob Thomas
Sat., August 13 – 7 p.m. – Goo Goo Dolls
Sun., August 14 – 7 p.m. – Blink 182 with A Day to Remember and All Time Low
Sun., August 21 – 7 p.m. – Chris Botti
Tues., August 23 – 7:30 p.m. – Black Sabbath
Tues., August 30 – 7 p.m. – Korn and Rob Zombie
Thurs., September 1 – 7:00 p.m. – ZZ Top with Gregg Allman
Fri., September 2 – 7 p.m. – Rascal Flatts
Sat., September 10 – 7 p.m. – Heart with Joan Jett and Cheap Trick

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