Aug 2016

Concerts in the Park




Amphitheater at Sinatra Park

Aug 15, 20167:00pm Aug 15, 2016 Concerts in the Park America/New_York Amphitheater at Sinatra Park Health and Human Services
Event Description:

Proudly presented by

Mayor Dawn Zimmer,

the City of Hoboken &

Apple Montessori Schools

These FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings in the Amphitheater at Sinatra Park, located on Frank Sinatra Dr. between 4th and 5th. Note: Schedules are subject to change. Some shows have rain dates (in red).Unfortunately not all showings can be rescheduled.Concerts begin at 7pm unless otherwise listed.

Contact: Geri Fallo : Phone: (201) 420-2207

2016 Schedule

June 2 – Hoboken Junior-Senior High School Concert Band

Saturday, June 4 – Sons of Rest w/George NahaPerformance: 6:30pm to 8:30pmPart of the Riverview Jazz Festival

June 9, 6:30PM – Sinatra Singing Contest15 Contestants compete. Prizes awarded to the best Sinatra style singers.(In case of rain contest will take place at Stevens Institute of TechnologyDeBaun Auditorium located at 5th & Hudson)

June 16 – Karen Kuhl Band & Christine Santelli Band

June 23 – Jersey City Comes to HobokenThe Sensational Country Blues Wondersand Twiddlin’ Thumbs

June 30 –  Performance at Pier A Park byThe New Jersey Symphony OrchestraBring blanket & picnic basket


Special added Concert:

Mayor Dawn Zimmer, The City of Hoboken& The Hoboken Historical Museumare pleased to announce a free public concert in Shipyard Parkby The Unforgettable Big Band on July 3 at 7 p.m.,featuring 2016 Sinatra Singing Contest winner Zack Alexander.

We are excited to be partnering with the Hoboken Historical MuseumThe concert is being presented in collaboration with theHoboken Historical Museum in conjunction with their the Museum’s exhibition,“Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice, & the Fans,”a celebration of the centennial year of Hoboken’s most famous native son,who was born Dec. 12, 1915.The exhibit, which originally had been scheduled to close on July 3,has been extended through the end of the year, due to overwhelming popular demand. 

On Sunday, July 3, the York, PA-based Unforgettable Big Band will perform a special outdoor concert of its Sinatra Centennial repertoire, featuring James Scofield singing many of Sinatra’s most legendary songs. They will be joined by Zack Alexander, winner of Hoboken’s 2016 Sinatra Singing Contest This free performance will be held in Shipyard Park, 13th St. at Frank Sinatra Drive, on the Hudson River overlooking the Empire State Building and the Manhattan skyline.


July 7 – Hoboken Summer BashHosted & sponsored by Frank Raia

July 14 – Ray Rodriguez y Swing Savrosoalso a Vintage Car Show on Sinatra DriveSponsored by the Puerto Rican Cultural Committee, Raul Morales, President.

July 21 – Abbe Rivers & FriendsGene Turonis & D. Plumbers

July 28  – Guitar Bar Allstars: “Help break the record.Most guitarists playing on one song”(Due to inclement weather,show has been rescheduled for Tues. Aug, 30th)Sponsored by The Guitar BarOnce again, the Guitar Bar Allstars will once again attempt to beat the world’s record for “Most People Playing a Stringed Instrument on the Same Song”. Hundreds of local musicians will gather for a group performance of Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door. Tutorials provided on their YouTube page for guitar, mandolin and ukulele. This year we are asking everyone with an acoustic guitar, mandolin or ukulele (or any other acoustic sting instrument) to join in another performance of “Knockin on Heaven’s Door” followed by a full set list of easy, popular sons that even beginner guitar players could rock out to. Whether you’ve been playing for years or you’re just starting out, tutorial videos are available that will teach you all the basic open chords you will need. Go to our event page at guitarbar.com/worldrecord.

Aug.  4 – David Bowie Tributeorganized by Jaime DeJesus & ALEOproductionsFeaturing performances by: 

The David Bowie EngagementIn 1969, Space Oddity brought Bowie into the mainstream.Since then, his art has been an impacting force in music.He spearheaded new directions of Rock and Pop,while he also created unique expressions of jazz, blues, and funkmaintaining the essence and respect for each genre’s form.

The program has been organized by ALEOmusicand will feature a talented cast of 35 local musiciansfrom Hoboken’s fertile music community.Featuring performances by: Ty Tuschen, Jaime DeJesus, Gerry Rosenthal, Bill Hamilton,Dave Calamoneri, Carolyn Monroe, Mike Arnold,Liam Butterscotch Brown, Casey Solomon, Randy Morton,Doug Vannoni, Sylvana Joyce, Rob Nicholas Evanick,Lloyd Gold, Mike Kuzan, Scott Rosen, Peter Joseph Bellomo,Jaime Della Fave, Dominick Della Fave, Ben Krupit,John Roccesano, Ryan Freid, Dave Lambert,Jason Schlusser, Jonathan Andrew, Stu Damm,Josh Bicknell, Matt Schoenebaum, Gregory McLoughlinJeremy Hun, Chuck Tumulty, Jeff FernandesJeffrey David Greenspan, Eric Swiontkowski and Leo MainFor more information: gfallo@hobokennj.org201-420-2207

Aug. 11 – Swingadelic – swing, jump blues , jazz

Aug. 18 – Julio Fernandez & FriendsSponsored by Burgiss


OPEN MIC SHOWCASEMondays • 7pm – 9pm

Featuring musicians from the following local open mics

June 13th Sponsored by Maxwell’s

July 18 Sponsored by Finnegan’s

Aug. 15 Sponsored by Northern Soul

A Big Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors for 2016

Title Sponsor: Apple Montessori Schools

GOLD: The Applied Companies, Burgiss Suez Water 

SILVER: Muller Insurance

BRONZE: Halstead Property New Jersey, Hoboken RadiologyAnthony DavidsSingleton Galmann Realty, Shop Rite of HobokenRobert DeRuggiero, Inc. RealtorsHoboken Family Alliance, Maxwell’s, Finnegan’s, & Northern Soul

Additional Support provided by: Haven Savings Bank, Urban Arts, Capital One Bank, Liberty Realty, State Farm Insurance, Hudson Reporter, Monroe Street Movement Space, Walgreens, and Keller Williams City Life Realty

These programs are made possible in part by funds from The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive and the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

To become a sponsor please call Geri Fallo at (201) 420-2207.

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