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Long Branch Releases Summer Concert Schedule

West End Cruise Night, Jazz and Blues Festival and other summer concerts announced

The summer is right around the corner and there are plenty of events in store for Long Branch.

The summer brings several entertaining events for Long Branch residents including car shows and concerts in different areas of the city.

The Office of Community and Economic Development announced its summer schedule and it should give residents the opportunity to enjoy a new event every weekend this summer.

Summer Program Manager Barry Stein said one of the changes this year is that there will only be one West End Car Show.

Stein said there is also an effort being made to improve the Downtown Tuesday Night concerts on Broadway. He said interest has been lacking in recent years and that attendance was decreasing.

The following is a list of summer events for Long Branch:


West End Cruise Night

Aug. 17, 6-10 p.m.
Familiar Faces (West End Park)
The Cherubs (Main Stage)
Reanna Runge ft. The Duprees (Special Guest)

Long Branch Jazz and Blues Festival

August 24, 1-10 p.m.
Great Lawn

Monday On Broadway

June 24: Long Branch High School Jazz Orchestra 

Downtown Tuesday Nights

Broadway Stage near McDonald’s behind Brookdale

Shows begin at 7 p.m.

July 9: Sensational Soul Cruisers
July 16: B Street Band
July 23: Rave On
July 30: Madison Avenue

Thursday By The Sea

Festival Plaza in Pier Village

Shows begin at 7 p.m.

June 13: Tim McLoone & The Shirleys
June 20: Yasgur's Farm
June 27: British Invasion
July 11: Motor City Revue
July 18: The Nerds
July 25: The Sirius Orchestra
August 1: Jobonanno & The Godsons of Soul
August 8: After The Reign 
August 15: Bob Burger Band
August 22: Bob Bandiera Band
August 29: Brian Kirk and The Jirks

Blues By The Beach

West End Park

Shows begin at 7 p.m.

June 9: Philadelphia Funk
June 23: Sonny Kenn All Starts
June 30: Al Chez & the Brothers of Funk
July 7: Matt O'ree
July 14: Chuck Lambert
July 21: Saron Crenshaw
July 28: Gas House Gorillas
August 4: Bob Lanza Blues Band
August 11: Shade Tree Mechanics
August 18: Dave Fields Band
August 25: The Voodudes

Michael Schwartz April 03, 2013 at 12:18 PM
Once again, not one Salsa band! Hey Barry, are you dissing the Hispanic Community of Long Branch? From the line of bands, it looks like we're in Tennessee, not New Jersey!!!
bubba gump May 23, 2013 at 05:53 PM
go suck your balls and put salsa on 'em.
Faina Kosov July 05, 2013 at 07:43 PM
I would love to do salsa!! Please add salsa night !!

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