Music Under the Stars Free Concert Series

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Music Under the Stars Free Concert Series

Hunterdon County's 42nd Anniversary of Music Under the Stars celebration will feature local talents beginning each Thursday, starting June 28th and run through August 16th at Deer Path Park, which is located at 120 West Woodschurch Road in Readington Township {directions} next to the Hunterdon County YMCA facility.

Shows began 7:00 pm and run until approximately 9:00 pm.

Deer Path Park offers incredible vistas, especially at sunset, for spectators to enjoy. The park also offers plenty of room for the entire family to spread out a blanket, have a picnic dinner, hold an impromptu game of frisbee or volleyball, as well as enjoy the playgrounds.

Updated information about the concerts, including rain location needs (which at this time are scheduled to be held at Hunterdon Central Regional High School - 84 Route 31, Flemington, NJ 08822), will be posted on this page as well as the County's Home page and the main Parks and Recreation web page and the Parks Division Facebook page. A voice recording will be available at the Division of Parks and Recreation at (908) 782-PARK(7275).

Free Concerts, Thursday nights this summer, 7:00 PM, at Deer Path Park!


Vendors will be at Deer Path Park for your enjoyment, but feel free to bring a picnic.


Our concert series has always been a family-oriented program. Please be considerate of your neighbors, so that everyone may enjoy the music and the natural surroundings. If you smoke, make sure your second-hand smoke doesn't bother anyone else. We ask that you keep children in sight at all times, so their safety is assured, and so their play will not disturb others. Remember that some of our guests may be afraid of dogs, so please observe our park leash and litter pick-up laws, and keep pets under your control at all times. Spectators are encouraged to bring flashlights for added safety. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and a few friends and join us for our weekly open-air summer concert series at Deer Path Park in Readington Township, NJ.



Our stage is situated in front of a large, open field to accommodate lawn chairs and blankets for our audience. Additional fields will be made available for use as parking lots for each performance. There are evenings when we may need to close Deer Path Park, simply because we might fill lawn seating and/or parking spaces.

There are four very good reasons:

  • You’ll get to visit with your friends;
  • Fewer cars help reduce your time needed for parking before and after the concert, due to traffic;
  • More people can enjoy the concert and
  • If we all pitch in we can save some fossil fuel and lessen the amount of pollutants entering our air!


June 28 - Hunterdon Symphony

Hunterdon Symphony is the perfect send-off for your inner Explorer. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and sit back. Let your imagination wander to the ends of the earth along with Music of the Isles, the theme of this summer Music Under the Stars Concert.

July 5 - Citigrass

The band is a steady feature on the nightclub and festival circuit as well as a nationally-aired recording act. The members are top players on their instruments and have played thousands of private events of all kinds. Citigrass, based in New York City, specializes in a kind of “urban bluegrass,” which blends rock, jazz and even classical influences with traditional bluegrass to create a hot, modern sound that attracts a much wider audience than most bluegrass acts. This critically-acclaimed band is a favorite at many top venues and festivals and as well as a regular act at New York City’s legendary Knitting Factory. The band appeared recently on ABC TV live from Lincoln Center and is the featured soloist at this summers Mobile Symphony Orchestra pops concert (to perform with the orchestra). Citigrass and their new album, “Serpent in the Grass,” stretch the boundaries of bluegrass music; the CD is urbane, funny, musically complex, and full of excitement. Citigrass has been praised by such diverse publications as “Bluegrass Unlimited,” “Relix,” “The Village Voice,” “NY Press,” and “The band and its music have received national radio exposure through the highly successful run of both "Serpent in the Grass” and the debut album, “Citigrass”. 

July 12 - Hunterdon Harmonizers

Comprised of more than 50 men from Hunterdon & surrounding areas, the Harmonizers have entertained audiences throughout the County for more than 23 years. They have successfully competed in Barbershop Harmony Society events as far as away Indianapolis, Indiana.  As a chorus they offer a wide variety of music sung in a cappella and close 4-part harmony.

July 19 - Slippery When Wet

Slippery When Wet (NJ), The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute Band is a group of seasoned veterans of the New York and New Jersey music scene. Raised on the same mean streets and reared in many of the same bars and nightclubs as Jon and the band, these experienced rockers bring the same energy, enthusiasm, and New Jersey attitude to the stage as the early Bon Jovi, circa 1986! Since 2001Slippery When Wet has toured the USA and the Caribbean and has performed over 500 shows including  at nightclubs, casinos, large festivals, private parties, and corporate events.  

July 26 - Best of the Eagles

This group of all-stars captures the instrumental and vocal prowess of the biggest California super group of all time! Established in 2012 with veteran musicians from central Jersey, the Best of the Eagles play the music of the Eagles in a very true-to-from tribute show. With six powerful vocals, outstanding harmonies and great musical accompaniment, the Best of the Eagles are one of the premiere tribute shows around, guaranteed to rock the audience!

August 2 - Captain Jack Billy Joel Tribute

The Captain Jack Band is a Billy Joel tribute band consisting of some of the tri-state area’s top musicians. The band, in every performance, captures the “live concert” arrangements of these timeless hits which captivated tens of thousands to Billy Joel concerts. Every event is packed with all the energy, passion and interaction of a Billy Joel concert, represented by three decades of Billy’s music in every Captain Jack show.

August 9 - Frontiers

The Frontiers are hailed by fans and critics alike as the best Journey tribute band in the world, performing Journey’s music with chilling accuracy! Lead vocalist Elaine Tuttle is an absolute dead ringer for Steve Perry vocally. Fans agree that the Frontiers deliver the closest experience to the original Steve Perry fronted lineup. The band features world class New York musicians Damon Marks (guitar, vocals), Larry Edoff (keys, vocals), Marc Windler (bass, vocals), and Gerry Fortus (drums) who along with Elaine, have brought the show to critical acclaim.

August 16 - The Morristones

The Morristones are an oldies rock band from Morris County, NJ, comprised of students who have been performing all along the east coast for the past six years. They feature baritone Brad Ritschel, band leader and pianist Matt Korzen, bass player Tom McCoy from the University of Delaware, Ryan Grasso on drums, and guitar prodigy Connor Wilson from Whippany Park High School on electric. Songs of Sinatra, Doo Wop classics, hits of The Beatles, and more can be expected from this dynamic ensemble of young musicians.

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Age Groups
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Seniors
Community Services
Arts & Recreation
Payment Options
  • Free
Areas Served
  • Hunterdon County

Last Updated: 06/19/18