Arts & Entertainment

Free Summer Concert Series Continues at Duke Island Park with Darlene Love on July 16

Darlene Love will perform at Duke Island Park on Sunday, July 16 at 7 p.m. The concert is free. Credits: Courtesy Somerset County Park Commission

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission summer of Sunday evening live concert performances continues July 16 with Darlene Love at the Duke Island Park band shell on Old York Road from 7-8:30 p.m.

All concerts are free. Lawn chairs and picnic baskets are encouraged.

Love began her career in the 1960’s singing backup for artists such as Tom Jones, The Righteous Brothers, Dionne Warwick, Marvin Gaye, and Elvis Presley. Her own Billboard hits include: He’s A Rebel, The Boy I’m Gonna Marry, Wait ‘Til My Bobby Gets Home, and the #1 holiday classic Christmas Baby Please Come Home.

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She has also appeared in major motion pictures including the Lethal Weapon series and in the Broadway hits Hairspray and Grease. In 2011, Darlene Love was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Rolling Stone Magazine proclaimed Darlene Love to be “one of the greatest singers of all time”.

The Summer Free Concert series will continue on Sunday, July 23 at 7:00 P.M. featuring the Boy Band Project.

For further information on the concerts, please call 908 722-1200.  Individuals with hearing/speech impairments may call the Relay Service at 711.  Over the weekends, in case of threat of inclement weather please call 908 722-1200 ext. 7. Weather updates are also posted on Twitter and Facebook.

 

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