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Union County Summer Arts Festival set to begin on July 8 at Oak Ridge Park



Union County NJ Summer ArtsThe Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is happy to announce the lineup for the Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series which begins its 55th season of music on Wednesday evening, July 8. Tusk, the ultimate Fleetwood Mac Experience will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. The free concert series will take place at Oak Ridge Park in Clark during the month of July and move to Echo Lake Park in Mountainside during the month of August.

Tusk, is made up of five distinctive musicians who have been making music together in various styles and cover bands for more than 25 years and specifically performing the Fleetwood Mac hits for at least seven years.

Pack a picnic basket, bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy the music under the stars. Refreshments and snacks will also be available from vendors.

Once again UC Get Fit Yoga in the Park will be part of the Wednesday night pre-concert schedule, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Bring a mat or beach towel and participate in healthy activities for the entire family before the music begins.

“The Union County Summer Arts Festival offers families the opportunity to come out to Oak Ridge Park and enjoy some outstanding entertainment under the stars,” said Union County Freeholder Chairman Mohamed S. Jalloh. “And UC Get Fit Yoga in the Park is a great way for families to stay healthy together.”

The Summer Arts Festival concerts continue throughout July and August. The other free concerts in the Union County Summer Arts Festival series include:

At Oak Ridge Park, Clark

  • July 8 – Tusk
  • July 15 – Ed Palermo’s Big Band
  • July 22 – Jo Bonanno & the Godsons of Soul
  • July 29 – Hey Bulldog (Beatles Tribute)—Sponsored by Union County Education Association

At Echo Lake Park, Mountainside (All sponsored by ConnectOne Bank)

  • August 5 – Good Vibrations (tribute to The Beach Boys)
  • August 12 – American Rapture
  • August 19 – The Benjamins
  • August 26 – The Sensational Soul Cruisers

For rain information you can call the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation at (908) 558-4079 after 3:30 p.m. on the day of the concert or you can visit the Union County web site: