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The Sensational Soul Cruisers Set To Take The Stage at the Union County Summer Arts Festival, August 13

PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues its 54th season of music on Wednesday evening, August 13, featuring The Sensational Soul Cruisers.  The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites the public to attend this free concert that begins at 7:30 p.m. in Cedar Brook Park, located in Plainfield, New Jersey.

The Sensational Soul Cruisers are an 11 man horn group fronted by four soulful vocalists who pay homage and tribute to classic performers from Otis Redding and the Drifters to Barry White and the Commodores. With a lifetime of study and hard work, this group captures and emulates the distinctive style, skill and choreography of a classic show band.

“We invite everyone to come out and enjoy a great night of music at Cedar Brook Park,” said Freeholder Chairman Christopher Hudak. “Pack a picnic basket, bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on, and enjoy the sounds of summer under the stars.”

In addition to the great music all summer long, residents are invited to come out early and participate in

Union County’s Summer of Fitness, part of Chairman Hudak’s Union County Get Fit initiative. Free community yoga classes will be held prior to the musical entertainment AT 6:30 pm. This week’s class will be conducted by Yoga & Healing Center of Scotch Plains.

The Summer Arts Festival continues in August on Wednesday evenings at Oak Ridge Park in Clark beginning at 7:30p.m. The Oak Ridge Park dates are the 20th and 27th.

The remaining free concerts in the Union County Summer Arts Festival series include:

August 20 – Bernard Purdie All-Stars featuring America’s most recorded drummer; at Oak Ridge Park.

August 27 – The Nerds, New Jersey’s hardest working, hardest rocking party band; at Oak Ridge Park.

For more information, call the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation at 908-527-4900 or visit the Union County website: For program and rain information call 908-558-4079 after 3:00 p.m. on the day of the show.