Woodbridge will offer more than 50 free shows this summer

Free Woodbridge concerts

Willie Nile will present a free concert in Woodbridge, Aug. 29.

Willie Nile, Charlie Hunter, Amy Helm, Mike Stern, Susan Werner and Little Feat members Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett will be among the performers in more than 50 free concerts presented in Woodbridge this summer. As it has been doing for the last few years, the town will offer one of the state’s most ambitious series of free concerts, with five nights of music on some weeks, and six on others.

There will be oldies on Mondays; tribute bands on Tuesdays; folk, rock, blues and world music on Wednesdays; local bands on Thursdays; jazz on the second Friday of each month; and country on Sundays.

Here is the schedule. For more information and updates, visit woodbridgeartsnj.org.

GOLDEN OLDIES MONDAYS, 7:30 p.m. on the lawn at Woodbridge High School
June 25: The Duprees
July 2: The Capris
July 9: The Happenings
July 16: Stan Zizka’s Del Satins
July 23: The Cameos
July 30: Larry Chance and the Earls
Aug. 6: Jay Siegel and the Tokens
Aug. 13: Joey Arminio and the Family
Aug. 20: The New York Bee Gees
Aug. 27: The Infernos

TRIBUTE TUESDAYS, 7:30 p.m. on the lawn at Woodbridge High School
June 26: Refugee (Tom Petty tribute)
July 10: Guthrie Bros. (Simon and Garfunkel tribute)
July 17: Best of the Eagles (Eagles tribute)
July 24: Starman (David Bowie tribute)
July 31: The Weeklings (Beatles tribute)
Aug. 7: Broken Arrow (Neil Young tribute)
Aug. 14: Riders on the Storm (Doors tribute)
Aug. 21: The British Invasion
Aug. 28: The B-Street Band (Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band tribute)

WOODBRIDGE WEDNESDAYS, folk, rock, blues and world music, 7:30 p.m. at Parker Press Park
June 27: Susan Werner, Trina Hamlin
July 11: Charley Crockett, The Rooks
July 18: Cordovas, Keith Kenny
July 25: The Anderson Council, The Big Takeover
Aug. 1: The Mulligan Brothers, Ryanhood
Aug. 8: M. Shanghai, Incendio
Aug. 15: Zac Harmon, Ida Mae
Aug. 22: Banda Magda, Jean Rohe
Aug. 29: Willie Nile, Kenny White
Sept. 5: Denise Reis Trio, Karikatura

LOCAL BAND THURSDAYS, 7:30 p.m., Tanzman Park
June 28: One Last Shot
July 5: Kickback Band
July 12: Brandywine Road
July 19: 9 South
July 26: Blame It on Richie
Aug. 2: City Hicks
Aug. 9: Smoke and Mirrors
Aug. 16: Revolver
Aug. 23: Seven Stone
Aug. 30: Marty and the Martians
Sept. 6: Moonlight Mile

SECOND FRIDAYS JAZZ, 7:30 p.m. at Eric LeGrand Park, Avenel
July 13: Danny Mixon Group with Antoinette Montague
Aug. 10: Mike Stern
Sept. 14: Charlie Hunter

COUNTRY SUNDAYS, 6 p.m. at Parker Press Park, 400 Rahway Ave.
June 24: Front Country
July 1: Michaela Anne, Brian Dunne Trio
July 8: Amy Helm
July 15: Radney Foster, Tom Baz
July 22: Cash is King
July 29: Maybe April, Swearingen and Kelli
Aug. 5: Christian Lopez
Aug. 12: The THE BAND Band
Aug. 19: ZBTB (Zac Brown Tribute Band)
Aug. 26: Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett (of Little Feat)

FIREWORKS, at Alvin Williams Park
July 3: Fireworks, with music by AM Gold.

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