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Bright lights, big city – Hoboken’s summer lineup

City of Hoboken announces:

MAYOR ZIMMER ANNOUNCES SUMMER CONCERTS, FAMILY FUN NIGHTS & MOVIES UNDER THE STARS EVENT SCHEDULE

Mayor Dawn Zimmer & the City of Hoboken are proud to announce the schedule of events for Summer Concerts at SinatraPark, Family Fun Nights at Shipyard Park, and Movies Under the Stars at Pier A Park.

“All events are free to the public and are paid for by sponsorships and grants, not tax dollars,” said Mayor Dawn Zimmer. “They’re a wonderful way to enjoy our waterfront with friends and family this summer.”

“We’re excited to continue this yearly tradition,” said Supervisor of Cultural Affairs Geri Fallo. “The opening night concert and the Grease re-release are particularly noteworthy events.”

Paramount Pictures is re-releasing Grease as a sing-along, and Hoboken has been chosen as one of the cities to premiere this new version of the popular movie.

“We invite everyone to dress up as their favorite characters from the movie and come by and strut their stuff,” added Fallo.

The opening night concert on June 3rd at Sinatra Park is a tribute to Pete Seeger. It will feature over 200 children from many of Hoboken‘s Schools, as well as and some of Hoboken‘s favorite musicians.

During the months of June, July and August, Summer Concerts will take place most Thursday nights from 7pm to 9pm, Family Fun Nights are scheduled from 7pm to 8pm every Tuesday. Movies Under the Stars are scheduled for 9pm most Wednesday’s in June and July and around 8:15pm in August, unless noted in the schedule below.
 

A pdf document of all summer events can be downloaded at: http://hobokennj.org/docs/cultural/SummerCal2010.pdf

For information about these events, please contact the Hoboken Cultural Affairs Office at
201-420-2207 or online at www.hobokennj.org/departments/human-services/cultural-affairs

 
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Summer Concerts at Sinatra Parklocated at Sinatra Drive between 4th & 5th Streets
from 7pm to 9pm • Free

June 3rd – Pete Seeger Tribute Concert
Check website for complete list of performers.

The complete list is at the jump below –


June 10 – Sinatra Idol Contest: contestants will perform their best Sinatra interpretation and be judged by our panel.  Winner receives prizes & trophy.
Sponsored by R. John Muller, & Son & Daughter Insurance

June 17– Drums of Thunder & Hillside Philharmonic

June 24 – The Gordys

July 8– The Big Summer Bash sponsored by Frank Raia

July 15 – Dave Calamoneri & Trainwreck

July 22 – Guitar Bar Allstars: Sponsored by The Guitar Bar

July 29 – Smokey’s Roundup

Aug. 5 – Ray Medina’s Orchestra C2
sponsored by the Puerto Rican Cultural Committee

Aug. 12– Sinatra Idol Winners
the winners of the last 3 Sinatra Idols join together for an evening of Sinatra classics
Sean Reilly, Eric Nolan and Peter Cafasso
Sponsored by R. John Muller, & Son & Daughter Insurance

Aug. 19 – Julio Fernandez & friends
an evening of jazz, soul & funk
Sponsored by The Burgiss Group

Aug. 26– Swingadelic
an evening of swing & jump blues

Family Fun Nights at Shipyard Park
13th St. & Constitution Way, just East of the Kings Supermarket
Sponsored by The Applied Companies
from 7pm to 8pm • FREE

June 8th– The Hey Ya Brothers – www.heyyabrothers.com

June 15– Hilby the Skinny German Juggle Boy – http://hilby.net

June 22– The Fuzzy Lemons – www.thefuzzylemons.com

June 29– Mother Goose – www.after3theatre.org

July 13– Americana Family Jamboree – www.demolitionstringband.com

July 20– Big Jeff & the Bouncy People – www.bigjeffmusic.com

July 27– Erin Lee & the Up Past Bedtime Band – http://www.gottaplay.org

Aug. 3– Oakie Dokie Clown – www.oakiedokey.com

Aug. 10– Sing A Long with Yosi – www.yosimusic.com

Aug. 17– Starfish – http://www.myspace.com/rockwithstarfish

Aug. 24– Polka Dot aka Ron Albanese – www.ronalbanese.com

Movies Under the Stars
Co-sponsored by Projected Images of Hudson County
and the Hudson County Division of Cultural Affairs
 
These FREE Outdoor Movie Screenings take place at Pier A Park, overlooking the beautiful Manhattan Skyline, located onFirst St. and Frank Sinatra Drive in Hoboken.
 Movies begin at 9:00 pm in June and July and around 8:15 pm in August.
For the best seating, come early and bring a blanket or comfortable low-back chair.
 Schedules are subject to change. In case of heavy rain, film presentation will be canceled.
Canceled films will be rescheduled on Aug. 11 and Aug. 18 at 9:30pm following the regularly scheduled film at 8:15pm.

June 9– Up in the Air

June 16– A Very Special Premiere, TBA

June 23– Edward Scissorhands

June 30– Grease Sing-A-Long
Starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Stockard Channing
You know the songs. Come ready to Sing your heart out. Dress as your favorite character.

July 14 – 
Avatar

July 21
 – Amelia

July 28– Date Night

August 4– (8:15pm) – Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

August 11– (8:15pm) – Fantastic Mr. Fox

August 18– (8:15pm) Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

A Big Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors
TITLE Sponsors:
 The Applied Companies, Projected Images of Hudson County
and the Hudson County Division of Cultural & Heritage Affairs
GOLD Sponsors: Clearview Cinemas  & The Shannon Lounge
SILVER Sponsors: The Burgiss Group, Andrew Edlin Gallery, eMazzanti Technologies, Mulligans, R. John Muller, & Son & Daughter Insurance, The Guitar Bar, The Puerto Rican Cultural Committee
and Shop Rite of Hoboken

Funding has been made possible in part by a Block Grant from the State/County Partnership Program for the Arts administered by the Hudson County Division of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Tom DeGise, County Executive & the Board of Chosen Freeholders
To become a sponsor please call Geri Fallo at (201) 420-2207.

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