CAMDEN, NJ—The Cooper Foundation of Cooper University Health Care will kick off its free Summer in the City Music Festival in the Park on Tuesday, July 24 with a concert by Coast 2 Coast.

This is the first of three performances to be held over the next three weeks. A special National Night Out concert will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 7. A complete schedule of concerts and dates is below.

The Summer in the City Music Festival is a popular event that brings the community together while showcasing the neighborhood parks and positive changes in the Cooper Plaza and Lanning Square neighborhoods.

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The ninth annual festival is a joint collaboration of The Cooper Foundation, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, Cooper Lanning Civic Association and Lanning Square West Residents in Action. Co-sponsors include the City of Camden, Garden State Discovery Museum and Camden Special Services District.

In addition to the music, children and families can enjoy bubble fun and face painting by the Garden State Discovery “On the Go” Museum. Rita’s will be serving water ice.

2018 Summer in the City Music Festival Schedule

Tuesday, July 24 – Coast 2 Coast

Sheila L. Roberts Park

Washington Street between Chambers and South 6th Street

Tuesday, July 31 – To The Max

Sheila L. Roberts Park

Washington Street between Chambers and South 6th Street

Tuesday, Aug. 7 National Night Out – The Ingram Brothers

Sheila L. Roberts Park

Washington Street between Chambers and South 6th Street

All concerts begin at 5:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public. The rain date for all concerts is Tuesday, Aug. 15.