Hunt. Cty Library Outdoor Summer Concerts (July 19-Aug 16)


Hunterdon County Library Outdoor Concerts

Summer music outdoors at the Hunterdon County Library, hosted by the Friends of the Library, will take place at the Headquarters location on Rt. 12, Flemington and for the first time, North County Branch, Clinton. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair, your own food and non-alcoholic beverages for these free events. For more information on these events, call 788-1434 or visit the Events Calendar at

July 19 at 6:30 pm at HCL, Rt. 12, Flemington, The Dan Butera Swing Band, will play Dixieland and swing favorites guaranteed to get you dancing on the lawn. Will be held indoors in case of inclement weather.

July 26 at 6:30 pm, at NCB, Clinton, The Long Hill String Band performs a fun-filled evening of old-time American music. Get up and dance to old-time jigs and reels, or clap your hands and sing along. Will be held indoors in case of inclement weather.

August 2 at 6:30 PM at HCL, Rt. 12, Flemington, The Blawenburg Band, founded in Blawenburg, NJ, in 1890, is a community band, one of the oldest in the state – part of a great tradition that began when towns depended upon their own people to provide live music. The focus is on nostalgic, golden age concert band music, including Sousa marches. If inclement weather, it will be cancelled.

August 9 at 6:30 pm at NCB, Clinton, enjoy SummerSwing Orchestra, a big band playing the sounds of the 1940’s. Consisting of seventeen pieces, the band has over 200 arrangements that are the originals played by Glenn Miller, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, and more. Will be cancelled in case of inclement weather.

August 16 at 6:30 pm at HCL, Rt. 12, Flemington, The British Invasion Years will highlight British groups like The Zombies, The Moody Blues, Dave Clark Five and Hermans Hermits, then the American “response” with memorable hits by celebrated artists such as The Monkees, The Turtles, The Mamas and The Papas, and Paul Revere and The Raiders. The extraordinary finale pays tribute to the four lads from Liverpool who started it all. Will be held indoors in case of inclement weather.

PHOTO –  Robert Murdock of The British Invasion Tribute Band