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(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Mayor Chuck Cahn and Township Council are proud to once again offer residents free, live entertainment every week in July at Cherry Hill’s historic Barclay Farmstead.
Expanded to five weeks for 2014, the family-friendly “Music Under the Stars” outdoor concert series will give music fans of all ages a front-row seat to both exciting headliners and up-and-coming opening acts, beginning at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday on the grounds of the historic farmstead. The fun starts July 1 and runs through July 29.
Local food trucks will offer on-site dinner options, while the Friends of Barclay Farmstead will offer free guided tours of the Farmhouse.
“Music Under the Stars is a unique opportunity for residents to put on their dancing shoes and enjoy great live entertainment to the backdrop of a beautiful summer night,” Mayor Chuck Cahn said. “Bring your blanket, a chair, and even a picnic dinner, but with this year’s lineup, don’t expect to spend much time in your seat!”
• July 1: Don’t Call Me Francis! Kick off the summer with this high-energy, get-up-and-jam type of band. You’ll be dancing in no time! • July 8: The KootzEnjoy Classic Rock, Pop and Blues from the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s.• July 15: RB ExpressFrom soft ballads to toe-tapping, foot-stomping dance music, travel down memory lane with your favorite Doo Wop, R&B, Motown, Country and Pop from the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s.• July 22: Pure Acoustic Musical DuoThis Musical Duo’s repertoire spans Classic Rock, Pop and Country from the 1970s to today.• July 29: The Mango MenThe Mango Men close out this year’s series with the tropical sounds of Jimmy Buffet and other island favorites.
Barclay Farmstead is located at 209 Barclay Lane, Cherry Hill. Concerts are canceled in the event of rain. Music Under the Stars is supported by NFI and Republic Bank.
“Music Under the Stars is just one of many exciting events scheduled for the summer of 2014,” Mayor Cahn added. “I’m proud to continue offering a variety of ways for residents to stay active and have fun, whether you’re planning a vacation or staying close to home all summer.”
For the full lineup of summer events and activities, visit the Township website at www.CherryHill-NJ.com. For more information on Music Under the Stars contact the Cherry Hill Township Recreation Department at (856) 488-7868 or e-mail Events@chtownship.com.