By: Follow South Jersey Staff
CHERRY HILL, N.J. – Soprano saxophone virtuoso Kenny G will be the first of a line of musical artists performing as part of the Camden County Summer Parks Concert Series for 2022.
The Camden County Board of Commissioners has announced the return of the series after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While focused on the music and community gathering, the concert series will enliven and amplify the green spaces throughout the 2,700 acres of parkland in the county and provide something for everyone.
“Providing a full catalog of fun, free, and engaging activities to our residents for the summer has always been a priority,” Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the Camden County Parks Department, said in a press release from the county.. “After another tough year of COVID-19, we’re excited to announce these events that will get our residents out of their homes and into the community to enjoy free music and company.”
The current 2022 concert schedule is as follows:
Sunset Jazz Series at Wiggins Park located at the Camden City waterfront. All concerts are on Monday nights starting at 8 p.m.
June 6 – Kenny G
June 20 – Danilo Pérez’s Global Messengers
June 27 – Corinne Bailey Rae
July 18 – Ruthie Foster
August 01 – The Sugar Hill Gang
August 15 – Matt Cappy
August 29 – Third World
July 4, 2022 concert and festivities at Wiggins Park at the Camden City waterfront.
5 p.m. – Kickoff Tri-County Symphonic Band – Salute to America & Our Veterans
6:30 p.m. – Travel Lanes
8 p.m. – The O’Jays
9:30 p.m. – Fireworks Spectacular over the Delaware River
Twilight Concert Series, at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken Township all concerts in the Twilight Series are on Thursdays at 8 p.m.
June 9 – South Philly String Band
June 23 – City Rhythm Big Band with swinging horns & hot vocals
July 14 – The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute
July 28 – Light Opera of New Jersey presenting “Great Moments from the Grand Stage”
August 4 – The Weight Band
August 18 – The Ledbetters – Pearl Jam Tribute
Sundown Music Series at Haddon Lake Park inside the McLaughlin-Norcross Memorial Dell Concert Venue in Haddon Heights. All concerts start at 7:30 p.m.
June 15 – Mondo Cozmo / Brian Mietz
June 29 – Al Olender / Graduation Speech
July 13 – Jeffrey Gaines / Brian Kors
July 27 – Miko Marks & The Abrams
August 3 – Jukebox The Ghost / Carly Moffa
August 24 – Kathleen Edwards / Shannen Moser
September 7 – Richard Thompson / Jonah Tolchin
“Our carefully crafted lineup of free concerts was created with our residents and families in mind,” Commissioner Deputy Director Ed McDonnell, who also serves as the liaison to the Department of Events and Community Outreach, stated. “We’re looking forward to providing Camden County with three months full of music and performances that everyone can enjoy.”
Additional information, updates, weather cancellations, and more can be found at https://www.camdencounty.com/.
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