MADISON, NJ -  The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts free Summer Concert Series will kick off Friday July 10. The concert will take place from 6-8pm. 

According to organizers, restrooms will not be open and chairs will not be provided. Guests should bring their own chairs, blankets and masks. Those attending are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner.

"Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding! We are beyond thrilled to be able to host our concert series this year", said organizers. "Our first concert will be performed by local favorite Mama D & the Vexations! Mama D & The Vexations is a high-energy cover band with a soulful edge. Expect powerful renditions of hits from the 60s through today, with some lost gems thrown in! The band features Donna Ward (Fanwood, NJ) on lead vocals, Nick Malishchak (Madison, NJ) on guitar/vocals, Jasmine Bloch-Krempels (Orange, NJ) on bass/vocals, Chris Neptune (West Orange) on keys/trumpet, and John Holmok (South Orange, NJ) on drums. The band’s unique take on a wide variety of classic rock, pop, country, and soul tunes keeps them performing regularly at weddings, private parties, and bars throughout North Jersey".