HUNTERDON COUNTY 39th MUSIC UNDER THE STARS FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Dates: Every Thursday night, June 25 to August 13

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Deer Path Park

Ages: All

Cost: Free!

 

AIR NATIONAL GUARD BAND OF THE MID-ATLANTIC
June 25
Originally formed on August 2, 1942. Consisting of thirty-six National Guard members all with civilian Careers.  Its ranks are filled with musicians, educators, students, administrators, salesmen, builders and other professionals. The band has received many awards, including the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award and the Pennsylvania Governor’s Unit Citation. They have traveled all over the world.  www.bandofthemidatlantic.ang.af.mil/

HUNTERDON SYMPHONY
July 2 
Is it time for a vacation? The rousing music of the 2015 Pops Concert with Hunterdon Symphony is the perfect send-off for your inner Explorer. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and sit back. Let your imagination wander to the ends of the earth along with the Explorers, the theme of this summer’s Concert Under the Stars. From Christopher Columbus and Davy Crockett to Apollo 13 and many others in between, be transported for the evening on Thursday, July 2 at 7:00 pm at Deer Path Park. www.hunterdonmusicicalarts.org

HUNTERDON HARMONIZERS
July 9
Comprised of more than 50 men from   Hunterdon & surrounding areas, the Harmonizers have entertained audiences throughout the County for more than 22 years. They have successfully competed in Barbershop Harmony Society events as far away as Indianapolis, Indiana.  As a chorus they offer a wide variety of music sung in a Capella & close 4- part harmony. www.njharmonizers.org

TRACY LEE AND RAVINE ROAD BAND
July 16
The Tracy Lee Band is a Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania-based top 40 and classic country rock cover band, fronted by popular female country vocalist, Tracy Lee.  Tracy brings more than 20 years of stage experience together with the backing of some of the areas’ most experienced, talented, and professional musicians to form one of the top country acts on the areas’ festival and fair circuit. Tracy Lee and Ravine Road bring a unique mix of current and classic female country music, and by request, the band has the ability to turn it up a notch, and deliver some energetic classic rock performances to their live show, making them the perfect variety band for private parties and special events.www.tracyleeband.com

JERSEY 4
July 23
 

The Cast of The Jersey Four will take you on a journey from the very beginning of The Four Seasons Number #1 Hits – Frankie Valli`s solo career –to present day Four Seasons shows.  SHERRY, BIG GIRLS DON`T CRY, RAG DOLL, WALK LIKE A MAN and WHO LOVES YOU, are just some of the many hits you will enjoy from their great collection of songs from those four guys from Jersey. Their interpretation of The Four Seasons classics with unique vocals, fabulous stage show, The Jersey Bounce Horns, authentic costume and musical equipment (Fender-Stratocaster, Gibson-Firebird & Thunderbird) guitars, Fender Amplifiers, Ludwig & Gretsch drums, recreate that famous sound of The Four Seasons.

www.jerseyfour.com


THE JAZZ LOBSTERS BIG BAND
July 30
One of the busiest big bands in the tri-state area, the Jazz Lobster Big Band swings hard! Featuring the timeless music of Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Benny Goodman, Quincy Jones, as well as hip new arrangements, the big band plays everything from 40’s swing to fiery Latin and salsa to ballroom dance numbers. Led by keyboard stand arranger, James Lafferty, the big band is filled with cutting edge musicians from all over the east coast. Out-front is the unique, velvet-toned bass voice of Michael Andrews, and we’ve got clarinetist Audrey (“Mrs. Lobster”) ripping up Benny Goodman favorites. The power and energy of this live big band will knock your socks off!  www.jazzlobsters.com

 

CAPTAIN JACK BILLY JOEL TRIBUTE
August 6

The Captain Jack Band is a Billy Joel Tribute band consisting of some of the tri-state areas top musicians. The band, in every performance, captures the “live concert” arrangements of these timeless hits which captivated tens of thousands to the Billy Joel concerts. Every event is packed with all the energy, passion and interaction of a Billy Joel Concert, represented by 3 decades of Billy’s music in every Captain Jack show. www.captainjacktributeband.com

 

BEST OF THE EAGLES
August 13

This group of all-stars captures the instrumental and vocal prowess of the biggest California super group of all time! Established in 2012 with veteran musicians from central Jersey, the Best of the Eagles play the music of the Eagles in a very true-to-form tribute show. With six powerful vocals, outstanding harmonies and great musical accompaniment, the Best of the Eagles are one of the premiere tribute shows around, guaranteed to rock the audience!!!    bestoftheeagles.com

CONCERT INFORMATION

HAVE FUN, BE SAFE, AND BE CONSIDERATE OF OTHERS: Our concert series has always been family-oriented.  Please be considerate of your neighbors, so everyone may enjoy the music and the natural surroundings.  If you smoke, make sure the smoke does not bother anyone else.  Keep children in sight at all times, so that their safety is assured and their play will not disturb others.  Some guests may be afraid of dogs, so observe our park leash law and control your pet.  Please pick up all litter. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE NOT PERMITTED.

DIRECTIONS: From Flemington: Route 31 North for approximately 4 miles.  Turn right onto West Woodschurch Road and follow the signs to Deer Path Park.  From Clinton:  From US Interstate 78, take Route 31 South for approximately 6.5 miles.  Take right jug handle onto West Woodschurch Road to Deer Path Park.

FOOD: Starting around 6:30 PM food will be available to purchase. There will be hot dogs, drinks and ice cream.    

FOR CONCERT SITE INFORMATION ON RAINY DAYS: INFORMATION IS JUST A “CLICK AWAY!” We try our best to hold our concerts outdoors, but sometimes weather conditions dictate that we move inside. These decisions are made during the late afternoon of each concert day.  The quickest way to find out this information is to go to our County website: www.co.hunterdon.nj.us. If the internet is not accessible, please call the Park Office and listen to the recording after 4:30 PM by dialing (908) 782-PARK (7275.) All indoor concerts will be held at Hunterdon Central High School, 84 Rt. 31 Flemington NJ 08822

Big thank you to all of last year’s concert audience & musicians.  Thank you to Hunterdon County, Shop Rite of Flemington and the Hunterdon TricentennialCommittee.