Free Concerts summer Wednesdays in beautiful Parker Press Park, 400 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge, NJ.
June 24 - Front Country
In a wood-paneled country dive bar in the shadow of the San Francisco skyline, Front Country forged a sound hell bent on merging the musical past with the future. The result lies somewhere between Indie Folk and Americana, in a nether-region they've come to embrace as their own.
July 1 - Michaela Anne
Singer-songwriter Michaela Anne has garnered considerable acclaim for her introspective songwriting and gregarious storytelleing. The New York Times praised the “plain-spoken songs of romantic regret and small-town longing” and the Village Voice listed it among its Top 5 Country Albums of the year.
The Brian Dunne Trio opens with their Hank Williams, Neil Young, and Ryan Adam inspired sound.
July 15 - Radney Foster
Back by popular demand Radney Foster returns to Parker Press Park. Best know as a songwriter, Radney's songs have been covered by Keith Urban, Sara Evans and The Dixie Chicks to name a few. However, we think he’s a wonderful performers, and you will, too! He also has become an author and released For You To See The Stars along with a companion CD.
Pine Barrens native Tom Baz opens.
July 22 - Cash is King
Legendary country rebel Johnny Cash comes to life in the re-creation show "Cash Is King". Experience the father of Outlaw Country as he was in his prime, from his Sun Records days to his historic concert at Folsom Prison. Singer Brian Chicoine captures Cash's trademark baritone, while Vicky St. Pierre perfectly reproduces the sound of Mrs. Cash, June Carter. With authentic costumes and stories from Cash's eventful life, Cash Is King is the true Johnny Cash experience.
Maybe April is a Country Americana trio recognized for their three-part harmonies, creating a unique sound somewhere in between Americana and Country.
Nashville-based husband-and-wife twosome of AJ Swearingen and Jayne Kelli (aka Swearingen and Kelli) challenge the listener in themes of fear of commitment, small town chatter and the haunting of past loves.
Aug 5 - Christian Lopez
Named by Rolling Stone one of the "10 New Country Artists You Need To Know,” Christian Lopez returns to the PPP stage with new tunes from his new record Red Arrow. According to Rolling Stone Red Arrow "flies straight through multiple eras of rock, pop and country.“ Find out with your own ears just why Lopez is an “Artist You Need to Know” on August 5!
Aug 12 - The THE BAND Band
The THE BAND Band is the most musically satisfying tribute to The Band on the scene today, bringing the music of The Band alive with authentic, true-to-form renditions of their extraordinary repertoire. From hit songs such as The Weight, Up On Cripple Creek, and The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, to deep cuts from their classic albums, to their historic collaborations with Bob Dylan, The THE BAND Band delivers with the passion and commitment for which The Band was renowned.
Aug 19 - ZBTB-Zach Brown Tribute Band
From the Zac Brown Band’s 2008 breakout hit “Chicken Fried” to the recent sing-along anthem “Homegrown”, ZBTB plays all the hits any country fan knows and loves. In concert, the Zac Brown Band is well known for their renditions of a diverse set of covers, and ZBTB follows suit. With classics like “Enter Sandman”, “Ants Marching” and “Comfortably Numb” in the set, there’s something for everyone at a ZBTB show.
Aug 27 - Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett: The Guitarists of Little Feat
From the first time they played “Dixie Chicken” nearly 35 years ago, renowned Little Feat guitar players Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett have been making legendary music! . Now an acoustic duo, they bring a rare opportunity for audiences to savor songs from the Little Feat catalog and much more, all with their distinctly different artistic stamp. This delightful duo will blow you away. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see them live!
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Mayor John E. McCormac