More free entertainment for the masses in Hoboken. This series starts tonight and goes through August 23rd…
Mayor Dawn Zimmer and the City of Hoboken
proudly announce free events for the summer
Concerts in the Park Thursdays at 7pm
At Sinatra Park Hoboken, NJ
The Hoboken Summer Evenings Concert Series starts again tonight! These free outdoor performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra Park, located on Frank Sinatra Drive between 4th and 5th Streets. Note: schedules are subject to change. Some shows have rain dates. Unfortunately not all showings can be rescheduled.
Schedule for summer 2013:
June 6 – An Evening of Performance from the Hoboken Public Schools’ Music Students
Featuring performances by: The Hoboken Rockin’ Redwing Band, Wallace School Chorus, Wallace 2nd Grade Chorus, Calabro School Chorus, Calabro School String Ensemble, Connors School Chorus and The Wallace School Beginner Band
Pre-show demo by My Gym Hoboken begins at 6:30pm.
June 13 – Sinatra Idol Contest (raindate, Fri. June 14th)
15 contestants will perform their best Sinatra singing style interpretation and be judged by our panel of judges. Winner receives prizes and trophy with host Gary Simpson. After party will take place beginning at 9:15 pm at Little Town NJ, 310 Sinatra Drive.
Thanks to our local merchants for their support of Sinatra Idol: Muller Insurance, Carlos Bakery, Stan’s Sports Center, Leo’s Grandevous, Jos. A Banks, The Madison, Trinity, Massage Envy, Body Balance, Cafe Michelina, Sedona, Vicky’s Jewelers, Dino & Harry’s, Empire Coffee, more TBA
June 20 – Performance by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at Pier A Park, begins at 7pm
Bring a blanket and picnic basket.
June 27 – The Gordys
July 11 - Hoboken Summer Bash, 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Hosted by Frank Raia who gives out free hotdogs and beer in exchange for what he hopes are more votes.
July 18 – Hot Tunes in the Summertime
Popular local musicians performing and reinterpreting your favorite summer tunes. A beach party by the river.
Featuring performances by: Julio Fernandez, John Bauers, Tammy Faye Starlite, Jack Skuller, Jeremy Beck, Karyn Kuhl, Gene D. Plumber, Jennifer Lampert, Dave Lambert, Alice Genese, Emily Turonis, Dave Calamoneri, Jon and Deena, The Gefkens, Lloyd United, Tom Vincent and the Hot Tunes House Band, and many more
July 25 – Guitar Bar All-Stars
Guitar Bar All-Stars: return for a night of rock ‘n roll classics, and you can always expect some surprise musical treats. The band – comprised of Guitar Bar’s staff – features some of Hoboken’s finest and best-known musicians. Sponsored by the Guitar Bar
August 1 - Ray Rodriguez Y Su Swing Sabroso
Sponsored by the Puerto Rican Cultural Committee, Raul Morales, President. Website is: www.swingsaborso.com.
August 8 - She Rocks: Female Fronted Bands
Featuring performances by: The Fave, Abbe Rivers, Alice Genese, Karyn Kuhl Band, and The Pretty Babies
August 15 - Swingadelic
August 22 - Julio Fernandez
Julio brings in a bunch of special guests, an evening of jazz, soul and funk. Link: www.myspace.com/62157842