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Jefferson Arts Committee announces FREE 2017 Summer Concerts

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The Jefferson Arts Committee is pleased to announce the schedule for its 2017 FREE Summer Gazebo concert series on Friday evenings at 7 pm at the Jefferson Township Gazebo.  The beautiful Victorian gazebo is located in the Jefferson Township Municipal complex at 1033 Weldon Road, Oak Ridge, NJ.

Jefferson ConcertFriday, June 30, 2017     

The JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY CONCERT & JAZZ BANDS: The Community Band will present a wonderful repertoire of popular favorites including the classics, Broadway musicals, standard marches, and patriotic salutes performed by talented local musicians under the direction of Peter Tummillo. Also performing will be the energizing jazz band ensemble also directed by Pete Tummillo.  www.jeffersonarts.org

Friday, July 7, 2017         

NO CONCERT DUE TO JEFFERSON FEST: FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL, CONCERT & FIREWORKS ON 7/8/17

Tequil RoseFriday, July 14, 2017         

TEQUILA ROSE has become one of NJ’s hottest “New Country” bands by mixing the best of today’s country music with classic country hits of the past and sprinkling in a little rock and roll as well as southern rock.  Known for their 3-part harmonies, they have kept crowds singing and dancing at Big John’s Pub, The Landslide Saloon, and many of the area’s summer fairs and festivals.  Log on to www.tequilaroseband.com for a preview!

Swing BandFriday, July 21, 2017           

RICHARD REITER SWING BAND performs familiar standards from the swing era.  Repertoire includes Our Love is Here to Stay, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy and Jump Jive an' Wail.  Reiter, an Emmy Award winning composer, has performed with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, PBS, in Bob Fosse's Broadway musical "Dancin," and back- up for Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Cher, The Temptations, and The Supremes.  http://www.richardreiter.com/swing.html

Friday, July  28, 2017     

ReminisceREMINISCE is 10-piece band who will bring you back to the 50’s and early 60’s with the memorable music of that time – In the Still of the Night, Shout  and songs by The Platters, The Flamingoes, the Sherells, Dion and the Bellmonts just to name a few.  Known for displaying showmanship and interaction with the audience, it will be a night to remember!  http://www.reminisceband.com/ReminiscePublic/Home.html

SymphonicsFriday, August 4, 2017   

SYMPHONICS  is a 4-5 piece band who performs a variety of music from the 1940's thru today including Big Band, Motown, Oldies, Swing, Show Tunes, and Ballroom.  They have extensive musical backgrounds spanning several decades; and as they are old friends and singing buddies, they let their audience experience the original spirit, craftsmanship and exuberance of the vocal group art form. Visit www.thesymphonics.com

South Street StationFriday, August 11, 2017

SOUTH STREET STATION, a 4-man band from the New York tri-state area, they perform a mix of pop hits, R&B, rock, and a dash of country and they enjoy combining different styles of music.  They are seasoned veterans in the music industry and have played at many area venues including the Mason Jar in  Mahwah and Pavinci’s Italian Grill in Hopatcong. www.southstreetstationband.com 

Carnaby StreetFriday, August 18, 2017            

CARNABY STREET takes their listeners on a musical experience and breathe new life into the songs that are the cornerstones for popular music’s favorite era: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Moody Blues, The Who, The Dave Clark Five, The Bee Gees,  and The Hollies to Simon and Garfunkel, Bob Dylan, The Monkees, The Byrds and One-hit-Wonders of the time.  http://www.carnabystreetband.net

FAB ForwardFriday, August 26, 2016     

FAB FORWARD  pays tribute to the hits of The Beatles' members when they became solo artists.  McCartney, Lennon, Harrison and Starr racked up more than 15 number one hits and many more top-40 hits -- Band on the Run, Jet, Live and Let Die, Silly Love Songs, My Sweet Lord, It Don't Come Easy, etc.  Each FabForward member vocally represents one of the former Beatles in addition to a talented female bassist.   http://www.fabforwardband.com/home.html

Recommendations:

Bring along a blanket/chair for your comfort, non-alcoholic beverages, picnic dinners and snacks are permitted on the grounds unless the concerts are moved indoors due to weather conditions.  Attendees are asked to take their refuse with them when they leave.  Dancing and singing along is always encouraged on the brick extension or the grass!  Free-will donations are greatly appreciated to help fund future concerts.

All concerts are relocated to the Jefferson Township Middle School Gym, 1000 Weldon Road, Milton/Oak Ridge in the event of inclement weather.  Folding chairs will be set up on the gym floor for your comfort as no personal chairs will be allowed.  You can call 973-697-2032 or 973-697-3828 for updates as to weather conditions and relocation of a concert.

Find the Jefferson Arts Committee at www.jeffersonarts.org and on Facebook.

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