The 2022 New Jersey live summer free concerts in the nine towns below are sure to be as smoldering as the July weather. Here is a schedule for performances in the Garden State’s Morris, Union and Essex counties.
Berkley Heights (Veteran’s Memorial Park)
On Wednesday, July 6th, Revolver–a New Jersey-based band, will be performing classic rock hits from the 60s all the way through the ages, as well as hits from today–starting at 7:00 p.m. -8:30 p.m.
Wednesday. July 13th, from 7:8:30 – Lost in Place will be playing classics music from four decades, staring in the 60s and rocking its way to the 90s.
Big Hix, a modern country tribute band, will take its talent to the area for a night of fun entertainment.
On Wednesday July 27th, from 7p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Bergen County Line, will belt out the best of old, outlaw and new country music.
Chatham (Chatham Gazebo, by the train station; all shows on Thursdays)
On July 7th, from 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. two acts will be performing at the Gazebo.
First, Acoustic Grunge from 6-6:30, then Blue Soul, a group that plays classic blues, RnB, soul and funk from.
July 21st – Mike Sodano (6-6:30) opens up the night by singing songs from the catalogues of artists such as Neil Young and James Taylor. Then, the unappareled musical stylings of popular NJ local cover band Mama D & the Vexations will rock the night away (6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.).
Millburn (Taylor Park, across from 44 Whittingham Terrace)
On Thursday, July 7th from 7:00 p.m. -8:30 p.m. – Jersey Sound, one of the Tri State area’s most popular premiere oldies band, will hit the stage to bring you back in time, as the group performs classic rock, Motown, R&B, British Invasion and pop tracks.
July 21st – Enjoy, one of the Jersey Shore’s premiere cover bands, will play at Taylor Park from 7p.m -8:30 p.m.
Sunday. July 31st from 7:00 p.m. –8″30 p.m., Enough Said, a N.J. a pop rock cover band, will be making a trip to Taylor Park to perform for the locals.
Madison — (in front of Madison Museum of Early Crats &Trades).
On Friday, July 8th, from 6p.m. to 8 p.m., Zaire, a classic rock band with strong three-part harmonies covering artists such as Eagles, Tom Petty and Radiohead, will be in Rose City.
Zaire can also be seen playing as a four-piece band, with Jed Hoban on drums.
Friday. July 22nd, 6 p.m.-8:00 p.m., should be a magical night for showtune fans, as Best of Broadway comes to Madison, sparing you the long voyage into Manhattan’s theater district.
Morris Plains (Roberts Gardens)
Sunday, July 10th – Moon Dogs 6p.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday, July17th, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., London Calling: A Beatles Tribute Band will take to the stage and play a number of the Fab Four’s greatest tunes. And the group is as talented as they come.
Sunday, June 24th 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. – The Kootz will treat you to all types of classic hits, such as the Beatles, Donald Fagan, and Nancy Sinatra, plus the Traveling Wilburys, Tom Petty, The Pretenders and The Motels.
On July, Sunday 31st, from 6:00 p.m. — 8 p.m., Genesee Stills Band, a five-piece band that performs American grassroots Rock and Roll. The group’s set list consists of The Eagles, The Grateful Dead, Paul Simon, The Band, The Counting Crows, The Allman Brothers and so much more.
Morristown (Ginty Field)
Tuesday, July 12th 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.: Jake Thistle is a musician, singer, songwriter, New Jersey-based, 18-year-old multi-instrumentalist who performs his own tunes in the vein of ‘70s singer/songwriters.
Tuesday July19th– When the Belle Tones hit the stage, they celebrate music’s harmonious, melodic girl groups with class, panache, and fun. The trio’s impressive repertoire includes songs from the 1920s to the 80s and such styles as country, Broadway, jazz and holiday classics.
26th Tuesday – Billy Joel Tribute 7-9
What is better than enjoying songs from Long Island’s piano man? If it is not the man himself, you might as well come to Morristown for a few scenes from an Italian Restaurant and stay for the music.
12th Tuesday (7:00 p.m.–8 p.m.) – The Nerds, arguably the world’s greatest cover band, will be performing at the Hot Summer Nights 2022 Concert Series at the Village Green.
Pure Energy. Pure Excitement. Pure Fun.
19th (Tuesday) – The Priceless Band, playing Motown classics — 7-8:30
26th (Tuesday) 7-8:30– Wowing audiences from the Hamptons to D.C., from swanky black-tie affairs to your favorite shore bar, The Counterfeiters are one of the most highly sought-after party bands in the business. They play the hottest music from 80s and 90s, which is sure to please frenetic partygoers everywhere.
New Providence at Centennial Park
July 14th (Thursday 7) – As you may have guessed, Asbury Fever rocks the sounds of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes along with many other great classic rock acts.
July 21st (Thursday 7) – Kinderhook, one of New Jersey’s foremost country rock bands, with a soulful twist, is a must-see musical act. So, pencil them in for the evening.
July 28th (Thursday)– The Kootz 7 pm
Florham Park — Gazebo (111 Ridgedale Ave.)
Sunday, July 24th at 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Beatlemania Again, a Beatles tribute band that features three amazing costume changes and the legendary music of the Fab Four, sure to please everyone in attendance.
Sunday, July 31st – Separate Ways, a Journey tribute band – 7 p.m.-8p.m.
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