Darlene Love, Chubby Checker, others will perform at free PNC Bank Arts Center shows

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Darlene Love, Chubby Checker, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis (formerly of The 5th Dimension) and the ABBA tribute band Arrival From Sweden will be among the artists performing at free concerts that will be presented by the Garden State Arts Center Foundation at The PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, in September.

Two concerts will be hosted by veteran disc jockey Bruce “Cousin Brucie” Morrow.

To find out how to request tickets, visit gsafoundation.org/news-events/upcoming-events and click on the event or events you are interested in.

Here is the schedule:

Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m.: “Malt Shop Memories” featuring Bobby Wilson, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, Jay Siegel’s Tokens, Vinnie Medugno, The Vogues, The Chantels, Frank Pizarro (formerly of The Platters), Vito Picone & the Elegants, The Chiclettes, Sounds of the Street

Sept. 17, 1:30 p.m.: “An Afternoon of Rock & Roll and R&B/Soul Music” featuring Richie Santa (Elvis Presley tribute), Terry Johnson’s Flamingos, Russell Thompkins & the New Stylistics

Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.: Cousin Brucie Presents Chubby Checker, The Cowsills, The Happenings, The Coda Band

Sept. 24, 1:30 p.m.: Arrival From Sweden: The Music of ABBA

Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m.: Cousin Brucie Presents Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Darlene Love, The Soundtrack of Our Lives (featuring Deborah Rennard and Al Sapienza)

The Garden State Arts Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1984, presents free programs at the PNC Bank Arts Center and other venues.


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