Lineup announced for free summer shows in Woodbridge: Bromberg, Helm, Bongos, Sexton and more

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David Bromberg will present a free show at Woodbridge High School, July 27.

The David Bromberg Quintet, Amy Helm, The Bongos and Martin Sexton will be among the artists performing in this year’s edition of The Mayor’s Free Concert Series. As it has done since the start of the pandemic, the series will include outdoor, socially distanced concerts all summer long at the football field at Woodbridge High School, with refreshments available via food trucks (though the Thursday shows will take place at a different venue, Herbert Rankin Park in Sewaren).

As usual, the series will feature oldies on Mondays, tribute bands on Tuesday, national acts on Wednesday, local bands on Thursdays, and country and roots music on Sundays. The shows will be at 7 p.m. on Sundays, and 7:30 p.m. on all other days.

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Here is the schedule:


June 20: Jesse Garron’s Tribute to Elvis
June 27: Sky’s the Limit (The Duprees tribute)
July 11: Vito Picone & the Elegants
July 18: Bob Kulik (Frank Sinatra tribute)
July 25: Bobby Wilson (Jackie Wilson tribute)
Aug. 1: Shadows of the ’60s
Aug. 8: The Cameos
Aug. 15: The Capris
Aug. 22: The Del-Satins, featuring Stan Zizka
Aug. 29: The Infernos


June 21: Best of The Eagles
June 28: Frontiers (Journey tribute)
July 5: ELO Tribute Show
July 12: Pure McCartney (Paul McCartney tribute)
July 19: Broken Arrow (Neil Young tribute)
July 26: Gypsy (Stevie Nicks/Fleetwood Mac tribute)
Aug 2: Forever Ray (Ray Charles tribute)
Aug. 9: BeatleMania Again
Aug. 16:
Beginnings (Chicago tribute)
Aug. 23: Guthrie Brothers
Aug. 30: The BStreet Band (Bruce Springsteen tribute)


June 22: The Big Takeover, The End of America
June 29: The Brothers Comatose, Jackson Pines
July 6: Eric Hölljes (of Delta Rae), The Sea The Sea
July 13: Pimps of Joytime
July 20: Drivin’ N’ Cryin’
July 27: David Bromberg Quintet
Aug. 3: Martin Sexton, The Honey Dewdrops
Aug. 10: Amy Helm
Aug. 17: Taimane
Aug. 24: Adam Ezra Group
Aug. 31: The Bongos, The Grip Weeds


June 23: PsychOdelic Angel
June 30: Revolver
July 7: Atlantic Sound Machine
July 14: Blame It on Richie
July 21: 9 South
July 28: Black Rose
Aug. 4: Shaman
Aug. 11: Kickback Band
Aug. 18: Seven Stone
Aug. 25: Marty & the Martians


June 19: Hollow Molly
June 26: The HillBenders (bluegrass The Who tribute)
July 10: Late for the Sky featuring Jake Thistle (Jackson Browne tribute)
July 17: Teddy Thompson & Jenni Muldaur (Nashville duos tribute)
July 24: Live at the Fillmore (Allman Brothers Band tribute)
July 31: Deadgrass (bluegrass Jerry Garcia/Grateful Dead tribute)
Aug. 7: Kinderhook
Aug. 14: Pirate Flag (Kenny Chesney tribute)
Aug. 21: Jeff Slate’s Weekend Wilburys (The Traveling Wilburys tribute)
Aug. 28: Panama Dead (New Riders of the Purple Sage tribute)
Sept. 4: The Linda Ronstadt Experience


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