23rd Annual Somers Point Beach Concert Series - Summer June 2015
Concerts are held at The William Morrow Beach / Municipal Beach Park, Located Between Higbee And New Jersey Aves On Bay Ave in Somers Point. Free shows Fridays Start At 7PM, From The Second Friday In June Until The First Friday in September. Hosted By: The Somers Point Recreation Department.
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OPENING CONCERT WILL BE A FUNKY DANCE PARTY ON THE SOMERS POINT BEACH, FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2015
The first of 15 concerts on the Somers Point Beach will premiere with “Swift Technique”, an incredibly entertaining and talented, New Orleans style funky brass band who will have everybody singing, dancing and celebrating.
Swift Technique opened for Royal Southern Brotherhood at Mardi Gras AC in August 2014. The crowd was awed by their non-stop energy, entertaining performance and impressive jazzy brass band instrumental technique. The band features our friend, Ian Gray, trombonist from the Billy Walton Band.
This year’s concert series will feature a special “Woodstock Somer of Love Celebration” on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th with Bob Campanell’s Summer of Love Hippie Songs on Friday, July 3rd and a special Saturday 4th of July Festival starting at 6pm with The Dan Burke Band’s Tribute to Bob Dylan and The Band celebrating the 50th anniversary of “Levon and the Hawks at Tony Mart’s in the summer of ’65. Following that show we will have a costume contest for “the best dressed hippie in Somers Point” before the phenomenal Hawkins Road band with their tribute to Crosby Stills and Nash and Santana.
Other Beach Concert performances will include one of the greatest swing blues performers in the world today, Rick Estrin, August 21st while Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer, Vini “Mad Dog” Lopez from Bruce Springsteen’s Original E Street Band, will perform a special concert, Friday, July 31st with The Billy Walton Band.
Let the Good Times Roll on the Somers Point Beach this Summer!
Our 2015 Season Program is in progress. Please check back soon for detailed concert information.