Free drive-up concert will observe COVID-19 safety guidelines; registration is open now.
Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that registration is now open for “A Soulful Holiday Show” with Terron Brooks and The Company Men. The free concert will be held on Saturday, December 11 at the campus of the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
The event is free of charge but registration is required online in advance at www.ucnj.org/reserve. Only one registration is needed per car. Please note that a limited number of registrations are available, on a first come, first served basis.
“Holiday concerts are a staple of the season, and the drive-in format enables everyone to enjoy the show in a safe, comfortable environment,” said Union County Commissioner Board Chairman Alexander Mirabella.
The Company Men, who describe themselves as a “Modern Day Rat Pack,” are a nationally acclaimed vocal, pop music quartet forming a mix of current Top 40 hits with classics of the last 60 years, with a special twist. They have appeared onstage with Mariah Carey, Billy Idol, Chaka Khan and others.
Terron Brooks has spanned the worlds of music, theatre, film and television with a voice described as smooth and soulful, having performed with Stevie Wonder, Josh Groban, David Foster, Randy Jackson, Stephanie Mills, Peter Cetera, Lizz Wright, Yolanda Adams, Sheila E., and One Republic among many others.
He is widely recognized for his critically acclaimed role as the great Eddie Kendricks in the Emmy Award-winning NBC mini-series The Temptations, and his numerous recording credits include vocals on Smokey Robinson’s Smokey and Friends album.
Terron has also toured with the legendary Phil Collins and Golden Globe and Tony-nominated star Matthew Morrison, and opened for The New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys’ tour. As a guest artist for the Atlanta, Colorado, and Taiwan Symphony Orchestras, he has delighted audiences with classic songs from Disney productions. His numerous Broadway credits include Simba in Disney’s The Lion King and Seaweed in Hairspray.
“A Soulful Holiday Show” will run in compliance with COVID-19 safety guidelines regarding social distancing and other protocols. Attendees must bring their own snacks and drinks. There will not be any food or drink available for purchase.
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 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.
Additional details will be available to residents upon reserving tickets.
For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.
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