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Summer Music

Back Porch Folk Club

Bolton Mansion, 85 Holly Drive, Levittown, 215-547-4271.

All of the following concerts take place on the mansion lawn, rain

or shine. Admission $10. 7 p.m.:

Unsafe At Any Speed. Saul Broudy & Bob Norman. July

9. Mike Agranoff,. a folk musician, master storyteller, singer,

musical arranger, and writer based in New Jersey. July 16. No Windows.

July 23. Urban Celtic. August 6. Jive 5 Minus 2. August

13. The Kennedys. August 20.

Carnegie Concerts

Greenway Amphitheater at 202 Carnegie Center, 732-545-7200.

Wednesday summer lunchtime music series. Free. Noon.

Dave Weber, July 2. The Clique Trio, July 9. Spook

Handy , July 16. Caravan, July 23. Ray Rodriguez & the

Group, July 30.

Aj, August 6. Ginetta’s Vendetta, August 13. Tropical

Groove, August 20. Nick Clemons Band, August 27. Antar

Goodwin Funk Quartet, September 3.

Patio at 502 Carnegie Center, 732-545-7200. Thursday

summer lunchtime music series. Free. Noon.

Eric Mintel Quartet, July 3. 3-D, July 10. Aj,

July 17. Antar Goodwin Funk Quartet, July 24.

Waterfront Duo, August 7. Cindy Cooper Trio, August

14. Red House, August 21. The Shaft, August 28. Third

Rail , September 4.

Penn’s Landing

Festival Pier, Columbus Boulevard at Spring Garden, Philadelphia,


Elvis Costello. Costello with old tracks and new from

"When I Was Cruel." $39. July 9, 8 p.m.

Lyle Lovett. Lyle Lovell with a 10-man band. $42.50. July

31, 8 p.m.

Allman Brothers Band. Legendary jam band with their first

CD in nine years, "Hittin’ the Note." $39. August 5, 8 p.m.

First Union Spectrum

3601 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, 215-336-2000.

Scream. Scream Tour 3 with B2K with Marques Houston, Mario,

DJ Jus, and Nick Cannon. $37.50. August 1, 7:30 p.m.

Grounds for Sculpture

18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089.

Annette Cavallaro & Gary Funicelli. Folk favorites. July

19, 6:30 p.m.

Modern Man & the Lascivious Biddies. Music and comedy

with a jazz beat, co-sponsored by Concerts at the Crossing. August

9, 7:30 p.m.

Lincoln Financial Field

3601 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, 215-336-2000.

Bruce Springsteen. The Boss with the E-Street Band. $58

& $78. August 8, 9, and 11, at 7:30 p.m.

Mercer County Park

Quakerbridge and Old Trenton Roads, West Windsor, 609-989-6899.

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. "Celebrate America"

program features American Fanfare, 1812 Overture, Stars and Stripes,

and a work incorporating the anthems of each branch of the American

Armed forces. Mark Laycock conducts. Fireworks to follow. Bring chairs

and blankets. No raindate. Free. July 5, 7 p.m.

Lisa Scherma. Blues and classic rock. Bring chairs, blankets,

picnics. No raindate. Free. July 6, 7 p.m.

Groove Pocket. Cover band opened by Demar. Bring chairs,

blankets, picnics. No raindate. Free. July 12, 7 p.m.

Rick Fiori. Jazz quartet. Demar is opening act. Bring

chairs, blankets, picnics. No raindate. Free. July 19, 7 p.m.

4-H Family Night. Tone Rangers bring classic rock. Bring

chairs, blankets, picnics. No raindate. Free. July 26, 7 p.m.

The Crypt Keeper. Also Sidewalk Heroes with rock and roll.

Bring chairs, blankets, picnics. No raindate. Free. August 2, 6 p.m.

Ron Kraemer and the Hurricanes. Blues. Bring chairs, blankets,

picnics. No raindate. Free. August 9, 6 p.m.

Second Wind. Tribute to Jimmy Buffett. Bring chairs, blankets,

picnics. No raindate. Free. August 16, 7 p.m.

Jodee James. Folk. Bring chairs, blankets, picnics. No

raindate. Free. August 23, 7 p.m.

Hal Davis. Also Doctors of Rhythm with Dixieland. Bring

chairs, blankets, picnics. No raindate. Free. August 30, 7 p.m.

Minstrel Coffeehouse

Morris Cultural Center, 300 Mendham Road, Morristown,


Zoe Lewis. Singer-songwriter with jazz training. Openers

Rick & Audrey. $6. June 27, 8:30 p.m.

Billy Jonas. Singer-songriter. $6. July 18, 8:30 p.m.

Birthday Show. The Minstrel’s 28th birthday. $6. July

25, 8:30 p.m.

Aideen O’Donnell. Irish harp. $6. August 1, 8:30 p.m.

We’re About Nine. Three times three, with 20-something

singer-songwriters Brian Gundersdorf, Katie Graybeal, and Pat Klink.

$6. August 15, 8:30 p.m.

Montgomery Center for the Arts

1860 House, Montgomery, 609-921-3272. Summer Jazz Series.

Midnight Sun Big Band. Tribute concert to Count Basie,

one of the most important band leaders of the swing era. $20 adult;

$5 child. July 26, 7 p.m. Raindate August 2.

Opera Festival of NJ

McCarter Theater, University Place, 609-919-0199.

In repertory: L’Italiana in Algeri, Eugene Onegin,

and Wozzeck, through Saturday, July 19.

Philly Folk Festival

Old Pool Farm, near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, 800-556-3655.

The 42nd annual Philadelphia Folk Festival, a three-day festival

filled with traditional and contemporary folk music, dance, workshops,

crafts, camping, storytelling, and children’s activities. Friday through

Sunday, August 22 to 24.

PNC Bank Arts Center

Holmdel, 609-520-8383.

Jackson Browne. With Keb’ Mo’. $19.50 to $49.50. July

8, 7 p.m.

Dream Theater. With Queensryche. $25 to $45. July 10,

7 p.m.

Brooks & Dunn. Neon Circus and Wild West Show. $25 & $35.

July 13, 7 p.m.

Pearl Jam. $38 & $42. July 14, 7 p.m.

Chicago. July 19, 7 p.m.

Lollapalooza. The festival, founded in 1991, that changed

the face of music. This year’s edition features headliner Jane’s Addiction,

with Audioslave, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, Jurassic 5, the

Donnas, and the Distillers. All tickets $54.25. July 23, 5 p.m.

Steve Lawrence & Edie Gorme. $25, $35, & $75. July 24,

7 p.m.

Iron Maiden. $27.50 and $47.50. July 25, 7 p.m.

Sammy Hagar. With Lynyrd Skynyrd. $20 to $45. July 26,

7 p.m.

Def Leppard. $27.50 to $50. August 2, 7 p.m.

Ringo Starr. Ringo and his All Starr Band with John Waite,

Paul Carrack, COlin Hay, Sheila E., and Mark Rivera. $20, $32, $50.

August 3, 7 p.m.

The Allman Brothers Band. $26 & $48. August 6, 7 p.m.

Bob Dylan. Dylan shares the bill with Tom Petty and the

Heartbreakers. $37.50 & $67.50. August 9, 7:30 p.m.

Aerosmith & Kiss. With Saliva. $47.50, $95, $135. August

11, 7 p.m.

B.B. King Music Festival. With B.B. King, Jeff Beck, Galactic.

$25 & $47.50. August 14, 7 p.m.

Rock the Mic Tour. Show features 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg,

Busta Rhymes, Sean Paul, Fabolous, and Bone Crusher. $47.50 & $32.75.

August 15, 6:30 p.m.

Beatstock. $27.50 to $75. August 16, 7 p.m.

Steely Dan. $30, $55, $85. August 17, 7 p.m.

Ozzfest 2003. Ozzfest 2003, in its eighth consecutive

year, promises to get up close and personal with 14 hours of non-stop

rock. $82.75 & $47.25. August 18 and 19, 11 a.m.

Tori Amos. $25 & $45. August 22, 7 p.m.

The Doors. $25 & $55. August 23, 7 p.m.

Counting Crows. $35.50 & $47. August 28 and 29, 7 p.m.

Meat Loaf. With Cyndi Lauper. $20, $32, $60. August 30,

7 p.m.

Barbershop Music

Princeton Garden Statesmen, Princeton Forrestal

Village Food Court, 609-252-1515.

Barbershop Chorus. Open rehearsal for the barbershop singing

group. New members are welcome. Audience members are invited. Free.

July 8, 15, and 22, at 8 p.m.

Shopping Center

North Harrison Street, 609-921-6234. Free outdoor concerts

Thursdays at 6 p.m.

Joseph Scanella Dixieland Jazz Band. Free. July 3, 6 p.m.

Arturo Romay. Latin jazz and flamenco music with Spanish

guitar by Arturo Romay and the Steve Calafati Quintet. Free. July

10, 6 p.m.

Tone Rangers. Free. July 17, 6 p.m.

Sandy Maxwell Band. Free. July 24, 6 p.m.

Monday Blues. Powerful sounds of the 16-piece band Monday

Blues, directed by Jim McKnight. Free. July 31, 6 p.m.

Princeton University Summer Concerts

Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. 609-631-7884.

Gryphon Trio. The chamber concert series concludes its

35th season with the Gryphon Trio in a program of works by Haydn,

Shostakovich, and Mendelssohn. Free tickets required for admission.

July 7, 8 p.m.

Soclair Music Festival

Soclair Brooks Farm, 19 Haytown Road, Lebanon, 908-236-6476.

Fuma Sacra. Andrew Megill leads the ensemble in residence

at Westminster Choir College in a program of vocal music. Two sopranos,

two mezzos, two tenors, and two baritones interpret works by Gesualdo,

Monteverdi, Saint-Saens, and Debussy. $20. Sunday, July 13, 4 p.m.

Ethel and Laura and Michael. Famed guitar duo Michael

Newman and Laura Oltman team up with the classical string quartet

Ethel for a program of laments and dances by Arnold Black. $20. Sunday,

August 10, 4 p.m.

State Theater

15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 877-782-8311.

Pat Benatar. Rock ‘n roll goddess Pat Benatar, on tour

with her husband, songwriter, and guitarist Neil Giraldo. Her hits

include "Hit Me with Your Best Shot," "Love is a Battlefield,"

and "Heartbreaker." $20 to $45. July 8, 8 p.m.

Paul Anka. August 8, 8 p.m.

Natalie Cole. August 24, 8 p.m.

Summer Carillon Series

Cleveland Tower, Graduate College, College Road, 609-258-3654.

Free concerts performed on the 1927 carillon, an instrument comprising

67 bronze bells played on a wooden keyboard. Refurbished in 1993,

it is the fourth largest carillon in the nation. Sundays, July 6,

14, 21, 28; August 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 1 p.m.

Third Reformed Church

10 West Somerset Street, Raritan, Summer Concert Series,


Sandie Reilly. Folk and classic rock. Rain or shine. Free.

July 2, 6:30 p.m.

Greg Alexander. Folk and acoustic blues. Rain or shine.

Free. July 9, 6:30 p.m.

Jim Barone. Actor and entertainer best known for his portrayal

of Elvis. Rain or shine. Free. July 16, 7:30 p.m.

Blue Sky. Chicago Blues, boogie, and swing. Rain or shine.

Free. July 23, 7:30 p.m.

The Mark Caputo Trio. Jazz. Rain or shine. Free. July

30, 7:30 p.m.

David W. Jacobsen. Acoustic guitar. Rain or shine. Free.

August 6, 7:30 p.m.

John Sheehan. Fingerstyle guitarist. Rain or shine. Free.

August 13, 7:30 p.m.

Scott Sheldon. Rain or shine. Free. August 20, 7:30 p.m.

North Brunswick

Babbage Park, North Brunswick, 732-247-0922, ext. 475.

Special Touch. Do-Wop group. Free. July 14, 7 p.m.

Water. Top jam band. Free. July 28, 7 p.m.

Dibs. Pop rock. Free. August 11, 7 p.m.

The Marty Oats Project. Rock. Free. August 25, 7 p.m.

Tweeter Center

1 Harbour Boulevard, Camden, 856-338-9000.

Neil Young & Crazy Horse. The legendary Neil Young with

singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams. $10 to $85. July 2, 7 p.m.

Jay-Z. With 50 CENT, Missy Elliot, Busta Rhymes, and Fabolous.

$29.50 & $39.50. July 3, 6:30 p.m.

Pearl Jam. Opening: the Buzzcocks. $39 and $43. July 5

and 6, 7:30 p.m.

Brooks & Dunn. With Neon Circus. $10 to $54.50. July 12,

3 p.m.

Chicago. Still going strong after 35 years. $11 to $48.

July 16, 8 p.m.

Iron Maiden. $19.50 to $48.50. July 23, 7:30 p.m.

Lollapalooza. Jane’s Addiction, Audioslave, Inclubus,

Queens of the Stone Age, and Jurassic 5. $44.50 and $59.50. July 27,

12:30 p.m.

Phish. Jam band kings Phish return to the Tweeter Center

stage after a four-year hiatus. $39.50. July 30 and 31, 7:30 p.m.

Ozzfest 2003. Ozzy Osbourne’s marathon with Korn, Marilyn

Manson, Disturbed, Chevelle, and Trust Company. $10 to $80. August

7, 10 a.m.

Vans Warped Tour. AFI, Andrew W.K., Dropkick Murphys,

Face To Face, Glassjaw, Less Than Jake, Pennywise, Rancid, Simple

Plan, Suicide Machines, Sum 41, Ataris, The Used. $25. August 8.

Alabama. Farewell Tour. Country music’s first supergroup,

in the spotlight for more than 20 years, calls it quits. Randy Owen,

Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook, and Mark Herndon make their departure. $10-$55.

August 15, 8 p.m.

John Mayer & Counting Crows. John Mayer and Counting Crows

join forces at the Tweeter Center. $35 & $45. August 16, 7 p.m.

Steely Dan. Steely Dan, on tour to support "Everything

Must Go" (Reprise), released June 10. $10, $25, & $55. August

23, 8 p.m.

Tori Amos and Ben Folds. Lottapianos Tour with 176 Keys

Hit the Road. $39.50 & $45. August 26, 8 p.m.

Aerosmith. Aerosmith and Kiss, with Saliva. $10, $42.50,

$95. August 29, 7 p.m.

Veterans Stadium

Broad & Pattison Streets, Philadelphia, 215-336-2000.

Metallica. With Limp Bizket, Linkin Park, Mudvayne, and

the Deftones. $55 &75. July 12, 3 p.m.

Bon Jovi. Jersey’s Bon Jovi with Sheryl Crow and Goo Goo

Dolls. $37.50, $55, and $75. July 26, 6 p.m.

West Windsor Gazebo

Clarksville Road, 609-799-2400.

Yosi. Interactive children’s concert for kids of all ages.

Free. July 2, 7 p.m.

Jazz Workshop. Free. July 9, 7 p.m.

Nassau Brass. Quintet plays classical, dixieland, and

show tunes. Free. July 16, 7 p.m.

Joshua Everett Andrew Suslak. Show tunes and classics.

Free. July 23, 7 p.m.

Peanut Butter N Jammin. Children’s concert. Free. July

30, 7 p.m.

Westminster Choir

Bristol Chapel, Walnut Lane, Princeton, 609-921-2663.

A Brazilian on Broadway. Vocal recital with Patrick Schmidt,

tenor, and Frank Abrahams, piano. Free. July 2, 7:30 p.m.

Hymn Sings. Sing hymns with guest conductor John Van Sant.

Free. July 7, 7:30 p.m.

Sing-Ins. The audience sings Brahms’ "German Requiem."

Free. July 8, 7:30 p.m.

Laurie Altman & Jeannine Hummel. Music for the piano by

Laurie Altman and Jeannine Hummel. Free. July 9, 7:30 p.m.

Radek Materka. Piano recital. Free. July 10, 7:30 p.m.

Choir Concert. The Choir of St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge.

Free. July 11, 7:30 p.m.

Bach Festival. The music of C.P.E. Bach is performed by

Fuma Sacra and the Westminster Bach Festival Orchestra conducted by

Andrew Megill. $10 donation. Note: This concert takes place

at Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary, July 12, 7:30 p.m.,


Evolution of the Art Song. Evolution of the 19th Century

German Lied featuring music by Schubert, Schumann, and Wolf. Four

recitals with preconcert lectures at 6:45. Series continues daily

through July 17. Free. Monday, July 14, through July 17, 7:30 p.m.

Music of 18th Century Dublin. John Burkhalter and Sheila

Fernekes, recorders; Eugene Roan, harpsichord; and Ellen Tepper, harp.

Free. July 18, 7:30 p.m.

Hymn Sings. Sing hymns with guest conductor J. Donald

Dumpson. Free. July 21, 7:30 p.m.

Sing-Ins. The audience sings Haydn’s "Paukenmesse"

led by guest conductor Lois Laverty. Free. July 22, 7:30 p.m.

Songs for a Summer Evening. Recital features Margaret

Cusack, soprano; Marcia Roberts, mezzo-soprano; Scott McCoy, tenor;

and Marvin Keeze, baritone. Free. July 23, 7:30 p.m.

The Big Boys of Broadway. Broadway songs performed by

soprano Nancy Froysland Hoerl and Frank Abrahams, piano. Free. July

24, 7:30 p.m.

Recital. Holly Chatham on piano and Patrick Wood on violin.

Free. July 26, 7:30 p.m.

Hymn Sings. Sing hymns with guest conductor. Free. July

28, 7:30 p.m.

Sing-Ins. The audience sings Faure’s "Requiem."

James Moyer. Jason Vodicka on organ. Free. July 29, 7:30 p.m.

Ben Dibble on Broadway. Presented by Ben Dibble, tenor.

Free. July 31, 7:30 p.m.

Lies and Legends. The music of Harry Chapin performed

by Ben Dibble and Adam Dietz. Music director is Frank Abrahams; director

is Nathan Brewer. Free. August 1, 7:30 p.m.

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