Splintered Sunlight to perform at UC Vo-Tech in Scotch Plains; COVID-19 safety rules apply

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union County Board of County Commissioners will present Splintered Sunlight, a Grateful Dead tribute band, to headline a free, live drive-in concert Saturday, April 17, at 6:00 p.m. The concert will take place at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus, (1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains). Opening for Splintered Sunlight will be The Sweater Pills.

The event is free, but registration is required online in advance to reserve a spot. Reservations will be available on a first come, first served basis beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, April 9, on the County website at ucnj.org/reserve. Please note that space is limited to 240 cars and reservations book quickly.

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“For the past 25 years Splintered Sunlight has been sharing their unique take on the music of the Grateful Dead,” said Board of Commissioners Chair Al Mirabella. “It’s a real pleasure to continue offering outdoor entertainment to the community while taking precautions against the spread of COVID-19, and we are looking forward to enjoying the music of Splintered Sunlight and The Sweater Pills”

This event will run in compliance with state COVID-19 guidelines regarding social distancing and other protocols. Attendees must bring their own snacks and drinks. Alcohol is prohibited. There will not be any food or drink available for purchase.

To help promote social distancing, no walk-ups, bikes or chairs are permitted. Vehicles will be arranged at least 6 feet apart with adequate social distancing.Port-o-johns will be available. Masks will be required when using the port-o-johns. Attendees must stay in their vehicles (unless they need to use the port-o-johns). Further details will be available to residents upon reserving tickets. 

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