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Site Specific Dance, Reggae Sunsplash Highlight RRA Summer Concert Series

The Massive Reggae Band performs September 14 at Reeves-Reed Arboretum.

SUMMIT, NJ - Reeves-Reed Arboretum (RRA) is set to host a summer series of four concerts in the garden, entitled 'Sounds of a Summer Night,' featuring three evenings of site-specific dance performances and concluding with the island vibes of the Massive Reggae Band.

The three-dance performance, presented by the New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble, are the result of 'inkubate,' a summer dance festival featuring dance artists and choreographers in a “think-tank” that enables them to grow their ideas into a body of work.

Indivdual peformances and dates include:

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June 22 
Emerging contemporary choreographers Patrick Coker of Jessica Lang Dance, Samuel Asher Kunzman of Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, and Julliard graduate Magdalyn Segale, will interact with and highlight the Arboretum grounds through a series of intimate duets and trios.

June 27 
Renowned electric violinist, Valerie Vigoda will present a new work that explores the interplay of live music and the sounds of nature with the aesthetic sculpture of movement, and featuring 35 dancers from the NJDTE’s Summer Dance Intensive program.

August 31

Master guest choreographer and legendary Alvin Ailey dancer, Elizabeth Roxas, will create a new work inspired by the Arboretum’s water-themed art installation, 'The Blue Planet,' with movement reflecting the flow and power of water, and featuring a multi-generational cast of dancers from NJDTE.

September 14
A special return engagement of the Morristown-based Massive Reggae Band, who specialize in reggae idioms with continuous music and infectious vibes.

Sounds of a Summer Night concerts are on Wednesday evenings, rain or shine, and begin with the Arboretum grounds opening up a 6 p.m. for concertgoers to picnic. The performances are from 7 - 8:p.m.
The cost is free to RRA Members, courtesy of underwriting support from Investors Bank, with a $10 per person donation for non-members, $5 for students.
The concert series is made possible, in part, by support from The Grand Summit Hotel and Tracy and Nick McKee. For more information, visit

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