SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Essex County South Mountain International Blues Festival, the largest free outdoor Blues festival in North Jersey, comes to the South Mountain Reservation on Sunday, September 13.
This event returns for the sixth year, with nine hours of free blues music in South Mountain Reservation, as well as food, merchandise and craft vendors.
Music begins at 11 a.m. with Al Gold and the Suburban Rhythm Kings, and ends with Billy Hector performing from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Performers are all audience favorites from prior festivals, with just one newcomer, Tomas Doncker, performing at this year's festival.
A "park and ride" shuttle will be offered on a continuous basis from the parking lot behind the South Orange train station to the concert site. The free shuttle is provided courtesy of the South Orange Parking Authority.
Concert goers are encouraged to bring chairs, umbrellas, picnic blankets, and to enjoy a great day of music in the South Mountain Reservation.
For the full agenda of performances and additional festival information, visit