The 2016 Festival!

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Keyport's Jazz & Blues on Front Street 2016

Thursday Nights ~ 7:00 - 9:00 PM  ~  FREE!

A FREE Concert Series
presented by Keyport Bayfront Business Cooperative.

SUMMERTIME THURSDAYS from 7 -9

Keyport Mini Park
Corner of West Front Street & Main Street, Keyport, NJ

In the event of inclement weather, the show may be cancelled.
Please call 732-739-5138 for information the day of the show.

FARMER'S MARKET

On Thursdays. The Keyport Farmers Market will held in the
Fireman's parking lot on West Front St. from 1 pm to 8pm.

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2016 Schedule
 

Thursday, July 7

The Finns

This eight-piece blues based band is highlighted by the extraordinary guitar work of Bennie HiFi coupled with a three piece horn section that will keep you moving all evening long. Veterans of the local music scene, they have a strong following in Europe as well.

 

Thursday, July 14

Dawg Whistle

This trio of veteran musicians is led by Paul Whistler who after many years on the West Coast has returned to his roots and teamed up with Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame drummer Vinny "Mad Dog" Lopez (The E Street Band) to the give audiences their unique take on the songs that have inspired their careers.

 

Thursday, July 21

Lisa Sherman's Disco Connection

The talented Lisa Sherman who has graced our stage fronting several different bands over the years is joined by some of the Shore's most talented musicians including Layonne Holmes (Bon Jovi touring band) to electrify Keyport with the most popular songs of the Disco Era. So put on your club clothes and dancing shoes and join us for a fun-filled night of tunes that will keep you out of your seat.

 

Thursday, July 28

Pat Guadano

Pat is a Jersey Shore fixture who is at home in many genres of music and pays tribute to Bob Dylan every May with "Bobfest". He will be accompanied by percussionist Richie Blackwell to cover a wide spectrum of musical styles. Pat's wit and ability to connect with the audience make him a crowd favorite.

 

Thursday, August 4

The NRG Band

This Freehold-based band is at home with songs from the seventies and eighties. The vocals of Lee Ottman range from heart-felt ballads to rockers of the era. Their first visit to Keyport should be a memorable oneā€“don't miss it.

 

Thursday, August 18

Carnaby Street

Led by gifted singer/guitarist Chris Roselle, this trio performs terrific renditions of songs of the British Invasion, capturing the essence of the originals. Bassist Pete Bremy (Vanilla Fudge) holds down the bottom and shines on vocals as well. Come out to here familiar tunes as well as some chestnuts you might have forgotten.

 

Thursday, August 25

Barnacle Brothers

As their business card reads, this duo will "grow on you". Their vocal harmonies and twin guitar interplay bring alive songs from the seventies up till today. Fans of of the Eagles, Tom Petty and others are in for a musical treat.

 

Thursday, Sept 1

The Woodfield Brothers

The quintessential "Bar Band", they deliver a wide range of classic and modern tunes that will thoroughly entertain the listener. Come out and help us welcome them to the Keyport waterfront for what is sure to be a memorable evening of music.

 

Sponsored by the Keyport Bayfront Business Cooperative

For more information, call 732-739-0690 during business hours

www.visitkeyport.com

www.Keyportonline.com

or call 732-739-5138

Acts subject to change without notice. It's free, after all!

 

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Featured Band

Uncle Funky

Uncle Funky, JSJBF Member since 2008.