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Concerts in the Park

Proudly presented by

Mayor Dawn Zimmer,

the City of Hoboken &

Apple Montessori Schools

These FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings in the Amphitheater at Sinatra Park, located on Frank Sinatra Dr. between 4th and 5th. Note: Schedules are subject to change. Some shows have rain dates (in red).
Unfortunately not all showings can be rescheduled.
Concerts begin at 7pm unless otherwise listed.

Contact: Geri Fallo : Phone: (201) 420-2207

2016 Schedule

Aug. 4th – 7pm to 9pm

The David Bowie Engagement

In 1969, Space Oddity brought Bowie into the mainstream. 
Since then, his art has been an impacting force in music.
He spearheaded new directions of Rock and Pop, 
while he also created unique expressions of jazz, blues, and funk 
maintaining the essence and respect for each genre’s form.
The program has been organized by ALEOmusic 
and will feature a talented cast of 35 local musicians
from Hoboken’s fertile music community.
Featuring performances by: 
Ty Tuschen, Jaime DeJesus, Gerry Rosenthal, Bill Hamilton,
Dave Calamoneri, Carolyn Monroe, Mike Arnold,
Liam Butterscotch Brown, Casey Solomon, Randy Morton,
Doug Vannoni, Sylvana Joyce, Rob Nicholas Evanick,
Lloyd Gold, Mike Kuzan, Scott Rosen, Peter Joseph Bellomo,
Jaime Della Fave, Dominick Della Fave, Ben Krupit,
John Roccesano, Ryan Freid, Dave Lambert,
Jason Schlusser, Jonathan Andrew, Stu Damm,
Josh Bicknell, Matt Schoenebaum, Gregory McLoughlin
Jeremy Hun, Chuck Tumulty, Jeff Fernandes
Jeffrey David Greenspan, Eric Swiontkowski and Leo Main
For more information: gfallo@hobokennj.org
201-420-2207


August 30th  – Guitar Bar Allstars 
“Help break the record. Most guitarists playing on one song”
Sponsored by The Guitar Bar
Once again, the Guitar Bar Allstars will once again attempt to beat the world’s record for “Most People Playing a Stringed Instrument on the Same Song”. Hundreds of local musicians will gather for a group performance of Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door. Tutorials provided on their YouTube page for guitar, mandolin and ukulele. This year we are asking everyone with an acoustic guitar, mandolin or ukulele (or any other acoustic sting instrument) to join in another performance of “Knockin on Heaven’s Door” followed by a full set list of easy, popular sons that even beginner guitar players could rock out to. Whether you’ve been playing for years or you’re just starting out, tutorial videos are available that will teach you all the basic open chords you will need. Go to our event page at guitarbar.com/worldrecord.

Aug.  4 – David Bowie Tribute
organized by Jaime DeJesus & ALEOproductions
Featuring performances by: 
Ty Tuschen, Jaime DeJesus, Gerry Rosenthal, Bill Hamilton,
Dave Calamoneri, Carolyn Monroe, Mike Arnold,
Liam Butterscotch Brown, Casey Solomon, Randy Morton,
Doug Vannoni, Sylvana Joyce, Rob Nicholas Evanick,
Lloyd Gold, Mike Kuzan, Scott Rosen, Peter Joseph Bellomo,
Jaime Della Fave, Dominick Della Fave, Ben Krupit,
John Roccesano, Ryan Freid, Dave Lambert,
Jason Schlusser, Jonathan Andrew, Stu Damm,
Josh Bicknell, Matt Schoenebaum, Gregory McLoughlin
Jeremy Hun, Chuck Tumulty, Jeff Fernandes
Jeffrey David Greenspan, Eric Swiontkowski and Leo Main

 

Special added Concert:

Free Sinatra Concert by
The Unforgettable Big Band
featuring guest vocalist:
Zack Alexander 
(2016 Sinatra Idol Winner)
Sunday, July 3, at 7 p.m.
Shipyard Park, 13th St. & Constitution Way
Sponsored by Mayor Dawn Zimmer, The City of Hoboken
& the Hoboken Historical Museum

 

Mayor Dawn Zimmer, The City of Hoboken
& The Hoboken Historical Museum

are pleased to announce a free public concert in Shipyard Park
by The Unforgettable Big Band on July 3 at 7 p.m.,
featuring 2016 Sinatra Idol Contest winner Zack Alexander.
It’s offered as part of the programming for the Museum’s exhibition,
Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice, & the Fans,”
a celebration of the centennial year of Hoboken’s most famous native son,
who was born Dec. 12, 1915.
The exhibit, which originally had been scheduled to close on July 3,
has been extended through the end of the year, due to overwhelming popular demand. 

On Sunday, July 3, the York, PA-based Unforgettable Big Band will perform a special outdoor concert of its Sinatra Centennial repertoire, featuring James Scofield singing many of Sinatra’s most legendary songs. They will be joined by Zack Alexander, winner of Hoboken’s 2016 “Sinatra Idol” contest. This free performance will be held in Shipyard Park, 13th St. at Frank Sinatra Drive, on the Hudson River overlooking the Empire State Building and the Manhattan skyline.

June 2 – Hoboken Junior-Senior High School Concert Band

Saturday, June 4 – Sons of Rest w/George Naha
Performance: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Part of the Riverview Jazz Festival

June 9, 6:30PM – Sinatra Idol Contest
Prizes awarded to the best Sinatra style singers.
(In case of rain contest will take place a t Stevens Institute of Technology
DeBaun Auditorium located at 5th & Hudson)

June 16 – Karen Kuhl Band & Christine Santelli Band

June 23 – Jersey City Comes to Hoboken
The Sensational Country Blues Wonders

and Twiddlin’ Thumbs

June 30 –  Performance at Pier A Park by
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Bring blanket & picnic basket

July 7 – Hoboken Summer Bash
Hosted & sponsored by Frank Raia

July 14 – Ray Rodriguez y Swing Savroso
also a Vintage Car Show on Sinatra Drive
Sponsored by the Puerto Rican Cultural Committee, Raul Morales, President.

July 21 – Abbe Rivers & Friends
Gene Turonis & D. Plumbers

July 28  – Guitar Bar Allstars: “Help break the record.
Most guitarists playing on one song”
Sponsored by The Guitar Bar
Once again, the Guitar Bar Allstars will once again attempt to beat the world’s record for “Most People Playing a Stringed Instrument on the Same Song”. Hundreds of local musicians will gather for a group performance of Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door. Tutorials provided on their YouTube page for guitar, mandolin and ukulele. This year we are asking everyone with an acoustic guitar, mandolin or ukulele (or any other acoustic sting instrument) to join in another performance of “Knockin on Heaven’s Door” followed by a full set list of easy, popular sons that even beginner guitar players could rock out to. Whether you’ve been playing for years or you’re just starting out, tutorial videos are available that will teach you all the basic open chords you will need. Go to our event page at guitarbar.com/worldrecord.

Aug.  4 – David Bowie Tribute
organized by Jaime DeJesus & ALEOproductions
Featuring performances by: 
Ty Tuschen, Jaime DeJesus, Gerry Rosenthal, Bill Hamilton,
Dave Calamoneri, Carolyn Monroe, Mike Arnold,
Liam Butterscotch Brown, Casey Solomon, Randy Morton,
Doug Vannoni, Sylvana Joyce, Rob Nicholas Evanick,
Lloyd Gold, Mike Kuzan, Scott Rosen, Peter Joseph Bellomo,
Jaime Della Fave, Dominick Della Fave, Ben Krupit,
John Roccesano, Ryan Freid, Dave Lambert,
Jason Schlusser, Jonathan Andrew, Stu Damm,
Josh Bicknell, Matt Schoenebaum, Gregory McLoughlin
Jeremy Hun, Chuck Tumulty, Jeff Fernandes
Jeffrey David Greenspan, Eric Swiontkowski and Leo Main

 

Aug. 11 – Swingadelic

Aug. 18 – Julio Fernandez & Friends
Sponsored by Burgiss

 

OPEN MIC SHOWCASE
Mondays • 7pm – 9pm

Featuring musicians from the following local open mics

June 13th Sponsored by Maxwell’s

July 18 Sponsored by Finnegan’s

Aug. 15 Sponsored by Northern Soul


A Big Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors for 2016

Title Sponsor: Apple Montessori Schools

GOLD: The Applied Companies, BurgissSuez Water, and Projected Images of Hudson County

SILVER: My Gym Hoboken and Muller Insurance

BRONZE: Halstead Property New Jersey, Hoboken Radiology, Anthony Davids,  Singleton Galmann Realty, Shop Rite of Hoboken, Robert DeRuggiero, Inc. Realtors and Hoboken Family Alliance

Additional Support provided by: Haven Savings Bank, Urban Arts, Capital One Bank, Liberty Realty, State Farm Insurance, Hudson Reporter, Monroe Street Movement Space, Walgreens, Ben & Jerry’s and Keller Williams City Life Realty

These programs are made possible in part by funds from The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive and the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

To become a sponsor please call Geri Fallo at (201) 420-2207.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 2 – Hoboken Junior-Senior High School Concert Band
Calabro School Choir, Calabro School String Ensemble,
Connors School Chorus, Wallace School Chorus,
Wallace and Connors Schools Redwing Elementary Band,
HJSHS Rockin Redwings

July 23  – Guitar Bar Allstars Sponsored by The Guitar Bar
This summer the Guitar Bar Allstars will once again attempt to beat the world’s record for Most People Playing, a stringed instrument, on the Same Song. Hundreds of local musicians gathered for a group performance of Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door. Tutorials provided on their YouTube page for guitar, mandolin and ukulele. This year Guitar Bar is asking everyone to come join the band once again in our attempt to set a world record. We’re calling on anyone and everyone with an acoustic guitar, mandolin or ukulele (or any other acoustic sting instrument) to join us in another performance of “Knockin on Heaven’s Door” followed by a full set list of easy, popular sons that even beginner guitar players could rock out to. Whether you’ve been playing for years or you’re just starting out, tutorial videos are available that will teach you all the basic open chords you will need. Go to our event page at guitarbar.com/worldrecord