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2017 Downtown After Sundown Live Music Concerts Roars into its 8th Season Starting Memorial Day Weekend in the Heart of the Live Music Capital of North Jersey - South Orange, NJ.

Downtown After Sundown Returns for 8th Season to South Orange NJ Credits: South Orange Village Center Alliance

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Residents, visitors, shoppers, diners and all lovers of music are invited to enjoy the free music during the 8th Annual Downtown After Sundown Live Music Concerts in the heart of the Live Music Capital of North Jersey - South Orange, NJ.

One of the Live Music Capital of North Jersey cornerstone series is the Downtown After Sundown Live Concerts Performed in the heart of the South Orange Village. Returning for its 8th year with a vengeance, the focus is to showcase the diversity and experience of the musicians. As a the top notch location for live music, the goal is to ensure the community comes out, enjoys the music and the various places to shop, dine and enjoy all over  South Orange Village.

The Downtown After Sundown 2017 Season will run from May 27th through September 3rd. Talented musicians will play and entertain every Friday and Saturday evening from 7:30 PM until 10 PM. Stroll, dine and relax to the Sounds In Spiotta where you can enjoy Rock, Bluegrass, R&B, Country, Blues and More. Have a hankering for some serious Jazz, visit our dedicated Jazz On Sloan Gazebo and enjoy some of the best Jazz Musicians and Vocalist in the North East.

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One  bands will play Sounds in Spiotta each Friday and Saturday and selected Sundays in our own Spiotta Park located at the corner of South Orange Ave and Village Plaza. GPS:  Spiotta Park, South Orange, NJ   

This year we are dedicating one location to the love of Jazz.  Jazz On Sloan Street at the Gazebo located directly across from the South Orange Firehouse will be hosting some of the North East region’s top notched Jazz musicians with a number of them being the best in the country at what they do. Jazz On Sloan at the Gazebo is just a few feet from the Morris Essex Line South Orange Train Station Entrance.   GPS 17 Sloan Street South Orange, NJ.

Visit South Orange NJ by Car, Bus, Bike, Skateboard or Train, grab a meal and enjoy an evening of beautiful music. We look forward to seeing everyone!

For details on  the 2017 Downtown After Sundown  Season schedule, click our Facebook Downtown After Sundown Page and visit

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