Summer Concerts at Thompson Park


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Colts Neck Community Band - Concert in the Park  
Friday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m.  
Enjoy an evening of music with the Colts Neck Community Band in the Activity Barn. The concert features selections from popular music and show tunes. Indoor seating is available or bring your lawn chairs. For more information, call 732-542-1642, ext. 24.
  
Storytelling in the Barn   
Saturday, June 8 from 6-8 p.m.   
Join us as we gather around for a night of storytelling in the Theatre Barn. Host James Dalton invites a cast of different characters from the region, all with different voices and different perspectives, all of them sharing their stories. Audience members will be encouraged to share their stories. Light refreshments will be served.
 
People, Places and Possibilities!   
Friday, June 14 from 7-8:30 p.m.   
The Sentimental Journey Big Band shows they can break the barriers between genres of music, combining the past with the present. Our vocalist Altha Morton has opened for Johnny Cash and has toured all over the East Coast, singing the American Songbook, Jazz, Country, Pop and the music that was inspired by unique locations. The instrumentation of the Big Band is tremendously capable of bringing you everything from Swing and Jazz to Country and Pop; Glenn Miller and Ella Fitzgerald to Carole King and Taylor Swift. Anything is possible! Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, food and soft drinks. The concert is outdoors at the Thompson Park Theatre Barn; however, if the weather is inclement, the concert will be moved indoors.
  
Bluegrass and Old-Time Music   
Sundays, June 16, July 21 & August 18 from 12-5 p.m.   
The Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association of New Jersey will meet for jam sessions under the trees. Bring your bass or banjo or fiddle or mandolin or guitar or just come to listen and enjoy the day! All are welcome.  
  
JoBonanno & The Godsons of Soul Performance   
Friday, July 19 from 7-8:30 p.m.  
JoBonanno and the Godsons of Soul is a high-energy rock and soul band hailing from the Jersey Shore. This band, with their amazing horns, keys, guitar and drums, will have you up dancing and singing. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, food and soft drinks. The concert is outdoors at the Thompson Park Theatre Barn; however, if the weather is inclement, the concert will be moved indoors.
  
Mission Dance Band Concert  
Friday, August 23 from 7-8:30 p.m.   
Mission Dance is a 10-piece Jersey Shore Party, Corporate and special event band. With their powerful vocals, horns and rhythm section, they have been a favorite in the tri-state area for many years. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, food and soft drinks. The concert is outdoors at the Thompson Park Theatre Barn; however, if the weather is inclement, the concert will be moved indoors.
  
Dancing Thru the Ages- Roaring 20s to Fabulous 50s & Beyond   
Saturday, August 24 from 7-8 p.m.  
Sit back, relax and feel the nostalgia! Join us as we take you through the history of social jazz dance in America. This performance will showcase dance styles born in America and influenced by the unique trendsetting musical styles of those times. We'll begin in the 1920s and travel through the Fabulous 50s and beyond. The emcee will provide interesting historical and nostalgic recollections revealing how the early social jazz dances evolved into the common social dances of today. Performance presented by Jumpin Entertainment featuring The Roaring Rascals & Team Lindyland.

Map & Directions
Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ 07738  
 

Directions

  • Garden State Parkway to exit 109. Southbound, turn right onto Rt. 520 West (Newman Springs Rd.); Northbound, turn left onto Rt. 520 West 2.2 miles to Park (past M.T. Thompson park and Brookdale  College entrance ) on left.
  • State Hwy. 34 to Rt. 520 east. Southbound, turn left; northbound, turn right. Follow Rt. 520 east to Park entrance.