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SummerFest: Demolition Brass Band

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council and the Office of Cultural Affairs are excited to welcome back the SummerFest concert series.

SummerFest is a concert series that takes place every Tuesday and Sunday in Liberty State Park during the months of July and August. Part of the larger Summer in the City series, the Office of Cultural Affairs hand selects musical groups ranging in flavor, from Motown, Jazz, Blues, Vintage and Classic Rock, Country, Cuban Dance, Funk and R&B.

Today’s performance: Demolition Brass Band (New Orleans Style)

About the Band:

The Demolition Brass Band was created out of their love for the great music of New Orleans. They capture that same energy and excitement and deliver it to audiences outside of the Crescent City, where many of the musicians perform regularly with NOLA royalty.

The band members have also performed/recorded with a who’s who in the music industry such as Nile Rodgers, Frank Sinatra, Gloria Gaynor, Ray Charles, Sammy Davis Jr.,Parliament Funkadelic, Buddy Rich, Christian McBride, Billy Hart, Les Paul, Roy Ayers, George Porter Jr., Gil Scott Heron, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Mark Egan, Danny Gottlieb and many others.

In addition, they’ve performed at Radio City, in Broadway shows, Madison Square Garden, Yankee Stadium and numerous others as well as venues all over the world.

The Demolition Brass Band is also working on their next release, to be available in the spring of 2019.

 

This event is free and open to the public. For weather updates and cancellations, be sure to follow along with us at jerseycityculture.org, check the Office of Cultural Affairs Facebook page, or call the Office of Cultural Affairs at (201) 547-6921. FREE parking for concert attendees behind Ferry Lot on Audrey Zapp Drive; parking tickets from the ticket booths WILL be validated at the show.

Driving Directions:

  1. Liberty State Park (1 Audrey Zapp Drive)
    • NJ Turnpike Exit 14B Jersey City.  Follow the signs to the park.
    • Hudson-Bergen Light Rail to Liberty State Park Station
    • Liberty Landing Ferry to Liberty Landing Marina, Liberty State Park

Details

Date:
August 11
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category: