Arts & Entertainment

Free Outdoor Historic Concert Series at East Jersey Old Town Village in Piscataway

Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra Credits: Middlesex County Office of Arts and History

PISCATAWAY, NJ – County residents are invited to “enjoy live music in a beautiful, historic setting,” the Middlesex County Office of Arts and History said in an announcement. 

The free event will take place at East Jersey Old Town Village, 1050 River Rd., Piscataway.

Performances are scheduled for:

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6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27

Mark Heter and His Band

“Over There, Over Here: Music from the Great War”

6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10

The Fifes and Drums of the Old Barracks

“Music of the Revolutionary War”

6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17

Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra

“Jazz-Age Dance Orchestra”

“Bring a blanket or lawn chair and join us at East Jersey Old Town Village,” said Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios. “From classical music to jazz, this series has something for everyone!”

Food trucks will be on site during the performances.

“The Village is the perfect setting for live entertainment,” added Freeholder Kenneth Armwood, Chair of the County’s Business Development and Education Committee. “I encourage all residents to join us for these wonderful free music events.”  

Attendees are asked to bring a blanket or lawn chair to the event. For more information call (732) 745-3030, ext. 310. People with hearing disabilities may dial (732) 745-3888 (TTY users only) or 711, the New Jersey Relay System. In case of inclement weather, call 732-462-8262.

East Jersey Old Town Village is an accessible site. An American Sign Language Interpreter can be provided with a two-week advance request. Wheelchairs are available upon request for visitors who may need assistance from the parking lot to the program.

Funding for “Historical Music Series” is provided in part by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey Historical Commission/New Jersey Department of State.

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