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Weeden Park is located on Main Street (Route 206) adjacent to the Post Office. Ample parking nearby. See directions page.

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Music in the Park - 2017

A Summer Community Concert Series

Thursday Nights at 7:00 PM
22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2017

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More than just music
Concert Cafe
  • Concert Cafe
    Fine eating available.
  • Bubble Machine
    Fun for kids
  • 5050
    Balloons and chances
  • Enjoy
    Attentive enjoyment
  • gazeboview
    From the gazebo
  • Artwork
    Art on display

Concert Cafe

Enjoy fine music in a community park setting!
Since the summer of 2001, we have been filling Weeden Park with the sounds of established regional musicians. Bring friends and family to the park for a relaxing evening - and consider bringing a chair, blanket and picnic too. It's FREE!


Thursday June 22, 7:00 pm
Music:  Lawrence Community Concert Band
Lawrence Community Band.
The Lawrence Community Concert Band is celebrating its 25th anniversary year in 2017, bringing a variety of enjoyable, familiar music to audiences in Lawrenceville and vicinity. The band consists of 35 accomplished amateur and professional players who live locally and engage in a variety of occupations.
Formed in 1992, the band plays a wide assortment of music, including Broadway show tunes, Sousa marches, classical and semi-classical pieces and Americana numbers. It plays concerts at civic and fraternal venues, senior citizen communities and nursing and rehabilitative facilities and performs annually at Lawrence Township's Memorial Day ceremonies.

Food: Chambers Walk Café

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Thursday June 29, 7:00 pm
Music: SunDog
SunDog.SunDog has been rocking New Jersey for over ten years with shows jam-packed with good-time music from the 60s through today. Their entertaining, high-energy performances include 1980s rock and pop, classic rock, country and country rock, and current hits. SunDog also writes and performs their own original music, including "Pretty Face," which has enjoyed international exposure as a line dance in the U.K. and France.

Food: Wood Craft BBQ

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Thursday July 6, 7:00 pm

Music: Two Groups -- Beagles & Uptown Rhythm Music Olive Giles - PVB Music

Beagles.The Beagles are a fun loving Mercer/Bucks County sextet that play power pop, rock and soul originals and cover tunes dating from the early 60s through 2015. If it's catchy, they love it. When they play covers, they give their own spin to songs you will know. When they play originals, they strive to make them as infectious as the covers. Come out, let go of your inhibitions, and do your best Snoopy dance to our tunes. Rob Freeman - vocals, guitar; Steve Wolpert - vocals, sax; Lisa Theodore - vocals, percussion; Frank Genus - bass; Scott Mantuano - drums; Steven Georges - keyboards guitar.

Olive Joseph Giles
Olive Giles.Olive Joseph-Giles is from NYC, and graduated from CUNY with a degree in Music Performance and Rider University. She has served as the Music Director to the Princeton H. S. Inspirational Choir from 1995 – 1999. From 1999 – 2005 she toured as a background and lead singer for Arlene Smith and the Shantels, travelled on three tours with Billy Paul (“Me and Mrs. Jones”) and Les Paul Roque to Brazil.
She was a guest artist in the U.K. while on a Jazz tour in 2000 and 2008 with artist Jenny Bray. She toured with and still currently appears with Grammy Nominee Jason "Malletman" Taylor, and is a Lead Vocals on Writer and Producer Skip Scarborough’s (That’s the Way of the World) “The Essence of Mother”.

Food: Acacia

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Thursday July 13, 7:00 pm
RGM.Band:  RGM Project RGM Project is a contemporary blues/jazz/funk fusion band made up of top local musicians, with a full horn section, which performs all original compositions. The ensemble formed in 2009 from a collaborative recording project, and features original compositions and arrangements of Bernie Klemmer, vocal stylings of Bethanne Reid, Saxes/Horn arrangements of Andrew Neu. Other members include Bassist Rob Cochran, pianist Fran Danis, drummer Matt Curran, and guitarist Mark Walsh, Peter Neu, Chuck Gottesman, Brian Pastor, John Fioravanti, Bill Washer, and Sal Centola. RGM Project continues to work with multi-Grammy award winning producer, Phil Nicolo of Studio 4, where finishing touches are being put on the tracks for RGM Project's upcoming CD release.

Food: Wildflour

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Thursday July 20, 7:00 pm
Music: Two Groups -- Bill O'Neal / Andrew Koontz & Nottingham Trio

Bill O'Neal / Andrew Koontz
Koontz-Oneal.Bill O'Neal and Andrew Koontz play traditional Irish tunes and ballads.
Bill sings tenor and plays harmonica and guitar. He has performed publicly for many years both here and in Ireland, where he has hosted numerous sessions while performing in pubs and GAA clubs. He has also entertained for CIE Tours.
Andrew sings baritone and plays violin. He too is a high school teacher who has performed publicly for many years, both here and in Ireland where he hosted numerous sessions while performing in pubs and he has also entertained for CIE Tours.

Nottingham Trio
Nottingham Trio.Saxophone, violin, and piano! Sounds unusual? Jordan, Julie, & Larisa enjoy the opportunity to perform an eclectic mix of music together as the Nottingham Trio! Dr. Jordan Smith is the Saxophone Program Director at the Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey. Pianist Julie Markavitch-Caudle is the Director of Music at the First Presbyterian Church of Hamilton Square on Nottingham Way. Violinist Larisa Epps manages a private violin studio as well as the Tutti Dolce Violin Trio. The Nottingham Trio will be presenting a wide variety of music including jazz, ragtime, Irish tunes, and lively classical!

Food: Woodcraft BBQ

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Thursday July 27, 7:00 pm

Band: Rave On!
Rave On.
RAVE ON! is a band that features the music of Buddy Holly, playing such hits as; That'll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Not Fade Away, Oh Boy, It's So Easy and Rave On! along with other classic early Rock & Roll songs. Come listen and dance to the music that paved the way for Rock & Roll and influenced The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and countless other artists. RAVE ON! is living proof that Buddy Holly and the music of early Rock & Roll is timeless and continues to appeal to people of all ages.

Food: To be announced.

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Thursday August 3, 7:00 pm

Music: Ed Goldberg and Odessa Klezmer Band
Goldberg.If you like exciting, foot-stomping, hand-clapping music, come hear the Odessa Klezmer Band playing their traditional Klezmer, Polka & International melodies. The music is upbeat, with lots of energy. It is an eclectic mix of music from traditional Eastern Europe, Middle East, Romania, Poland, Spain, German, Ukraine, Gypsy, Russia, and Israel. OKB is an International winner of Best Klezmer Album “Who Stole the Kishka” for the 2009 Just Plain Folks Music Awards.
Under the direction of Ed Goldberg, the Band brings happy Klezmer music to mainstream America. Odessa has been in existence since 1984. Ed was brought up playing Eastern European and polka music in Elizabeth, NJ, on the road for 25 years touring with the Jimmy Sturr band. Ed has recorded on more than 150 albums & performed at Carnegie Hall four times.

Food: Gingered Peach

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Thursday August 10, 7:00 pm

Music: BD Lenz
B D Lenz.The "B.D. Lenz All Stars" is a group of NY/NJ/Pa based musicians led by acclaimed guitarist B.D. Lenz.
This high energy ensemble will keep you grooving along with their virtuosic renditions of classic covers ranging from Motown, to Funk, to Rock, to Jazz, to Reggae, up throuh the current hits.

Food: Acacia

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Thursday August 17, 7:00 pm

Music: Kindred Spirit
Kindred Spirit.
Kindred Spirit is a popular rock n' roll cover band based in Central NJ. For the last 13 years they have been playing tunes that people know and love from the 60’s to today. Their music includes Classic Rock, Motown, and Party Rock by bands such as Santana, Steely Dan, Beatles, Grateful Dead, U2, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, Aerosmith, The Who, and many, many others. It's always a rockin' time when Kindred Spirit is playing!

Food: To be announced.

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Thursday August 24, 7:00 pm
Rick Fiori
Band information coming.

Food: To be announced.

Concert Cafe
Main Street and local restaurants will offer an a la carte dinner in the park starting at 6:30 pm as indicated. Beverages and desserts also available. Come early to get Cafe seating. Cash only.

Or enjoy a full meal at our local restaurants.

In case of inclement weather Call 609 219-9300 after 4pm the day of the event - a recorded message will be left indicating if the evening's concert is affected. Facebook will also show any notices.

No message means the concert will proceed as scheduled. Program events are subject to change!

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