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Former Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre performs at Parker Press Park in Woodbridge, June 21.

Below are listings for free cultural events in New Jersey. They are listed alphabetically and grouped together by county. To request adding something to the list, please email the information to njartsdaily@gmail.com.

BERGEN COUNTY

Mahwah

Mahwah Public Library
Feb. 26: Adelphi Chamber Ensemble (works by Schubert)
March 19: Swingadelic

ESSEX COUNTY

Newark

Bethany Baptist Church Jazz Vespers
Feb. 4: Lew Tabackin

MERCER COUNTY

Princeton

Feb. 9: “Live Music Meditation,” Fred Hersch, piano, with meditation instruction by Matthew Weiner at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

Woodbridge

June 21: Martin Barre at Parker Press Park.

Tribute Tuesdays at Woodbridge High School
June 20: Starman, David Bowie tribute
June 27: Pure McCartney, Paul McCartney tribute
July 11: Broken Arrow, Neil Young tribute
July 18: Best of The Eagles
July 24: The Linda Ronstadt Experience
Aug. 1: Gypsy, Stevie Nicks/Fleetwood Mac tribute
Aug. 8: Guthrie Brothers, Simon & Garfunkel tribute
Aug. 15: Frontiers, Journey tribute
Aug. 22: Beatlemania Again, The Beatles tribute
Aug. 29: The ELO Tribute
Sept. 5: Wanted DOA, Bon Jovi tribute
Sept. 12: The BStreet Band, Bruce Springsteen tribute

OCEAN COUNTY

Toms River

Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College
Feb. 17: Alexander Timofeev, piano
March 17: Sonnet (pianists Mi-Won Kim and Bari Mort)
April 5: “Bella Gaia”
April 7: Christopher Shin, piano
April 25: “A Conversation With Michael Beschloss”
May 19: Anna Keiserman, piano

PASSAIC COUNTY

Wayne

Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University
Feb. 6: Matthew Lau, vibraphone.
Feb. 9: Christopher Dylan Herbert, baritone, and Charity Wicks, piano. Midday Artists Series.
Feb. 21: Nava Dunkelman and Payton MacDonald, percussion. Midday Artists Series.
Feb. 23: Cold Weather Company. Midday Artists Series.
Feb. 26: Freddie Hendrix.
March 9: William Paterson Composers Concert. Midday Artists Series.
March 23: Spanish Language Song Evening.
March 30: Parhelion Trio. Midday Artists Series.

UNION COUNTY

Rahway

Jan. 31: “Langston & Beethoven: Black & Proud,” an evening of music set to poems by Langston Hughes featuring music by Beethoven, Gershwin and others, hosted and narrated by WQXR host Terrance McKnight, at Union County Performing Arts Center.

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