Press Release

For Immediate Release: September 1, 2020

Freeholders present BStreetBand — Tribute to Springsteen Act — Drive-In Concert at Vo-Tech In Scotch Plains on Sunday, Sept. 20th

Free show starts at 7:30 p.m., must register on line beginning Sept. 8th to reserve spot

While the real “Boss,” has not played any live shows this year, fans of his music will be able enjoy a highly-regarded tribute act, the BStreetBand, as  the Union County Freeholders present them in a drive-in concert on Sunday, September 20th, at the Union County Vocational Technical Schools Campus on 1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains. Ray Andersen and Friends will open the show, which is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m.

Anyone interested in attending must reserve a spot for the free show online at www.ucnj.org/concert-register.

First-come, first-served. The registration link goes live on Tuesday, September 8th, beginning at 9 a.m.

“As so many New Jersey residents do, I enjoy the music of Bruce Springsteen, and the BStreetBand presents a compelling and enjoyable show,” said Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella. “We encourage our residents to come out for a free night of entertainment and great music in a safe setting.”

To help promote social distancing, no walk-ups, bikes or chairs are permitted. Vehicles will be arranged at least 6 feet apart with adequate social distancing. Port-o-johns and wash stations will be available. Masks will be required when using the port-o-johns. Attendees must stay in their vehicles (unless they need to use the port-o-johns). Those who are attending can bring their own food, and non-alcoholic drink. Alcohol is prohibited.

The BStreetBand, formerly known as “Backstreets,” claims to be the first band in the world to do a unique tribute to a live performer, beginning in 1980 with their first show in Asbury Park. There are now an estimated 140,000 tribute bands following their lead and performing all over the world.

Nearly 6,000 performances later, they describe themselves as the “hardest working tribute band” on the circuit with 175+ shows per year throughout the country. For more information on the BStreetBand, please go to: https://www.bstreetband.com/

Facebook Feed