New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning announces band schedule (SEE HERE)

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Fitz and the Tantrums performs at the New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning in Readington, July 30.

The New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, will offer music, on two stages, throughout the weekend of July 28-30, with Fitz and the Tantrums, Everclear, KC & the Sunshine Band, children’s entertainer Laurie Berkner, Bollywood playback singer Parth Oza and others.

The festival, which takes place at the Solberg Airport in Readington, will feature up to 100 hot air balloons ascending twice each day, a “Running With the Balloons” 5K race, drone shows, and other family-oriented activities.

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Here is the music schedule.


July 28, 1:30 p.m.: Laurie Berkner
July 28, 7:30 p.m.: Everclear, Lit
July 29. 1:30 p.m.: Parth Oza and Team saaZ
July 29, 8 p.m.: KC and the Sunshine Band
July 30, 3 p.m.: Fitz and the Tantrums


July 28, 3 p.m.: Dead Aire featuring Jim Monaghan and Tom Kaminski
July 28, 5:15 p.m.: Earth to Mars (Bruno Mars tribute)
July 29, 12:30 p.m.: The Dead Reckoning (Grateful Dead tribute)
July 29, 2:45 p.m.: Paradise Rose (Guns N’ Roses tribute)
July 29, p.m.: Lez Zeppelin (all-female Led Zeppelin tribute)
July 30, 12:30 p.m.: Gypsy (Stevie Nicks/Fleetwood Mac tribute)
July 30, 2:45 p.m.: Jimmy Kenny (Zac Brown Band/Kenny Chesney tribute)
July 30, 5 p.m.: Wooden Ships Band (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young tribute)


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