Free Summer Concert Series Schedule

uh.. yeah… I’ll eventually try to get these all up on the seabythecity calendar, but for now:

The City’s popular free summer concert series is returning to the beach this summer. Below is the 2012 schedule (source):

Monday, July 2nd  – Long Beach Road Beach
Simply Tzfat – A trio (two guitars and one violin) of Breslav Hassidic musicians from the mystical city of Tsfat, the birthplace of modern Kabbalah

Tuesday, July 3rd  – New York Avenue Beach
Alive & Kicking – From Rock to Reggae and Swing to Sinatra

Thursday, July 5th  – Neptune Boulevard Beach
Vintage Bliss – Performing songs which span decades from   Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin and the great ladies of jazz, to Motown and beyond

Monday, July 9th – National   Boulevard Beach
High Tide – Enjoy classic calypso sounds

Wednesday, July 11th – New York Avenue
All Together Now – More than just a Beatles tribute band

Thursday, July 12th – Neptune   Beach
Jerry Costenzo – Bringing The Great American Song Book into the 21st century

Friday, July 13th – Long Beach   Boulevard
Killer Joe  – **Fireworks** – “Bodyguard To The Blues” (Blues, Soul, Old-time R & R)

Monday, July 16th  – National Boulevard Beach
Stevie Shaiman’s Big Band – Dedicated to the performance of Americas greatest popular standards.

Wednesday, July 18th  – New York Avenue Beach
Real Hot Lanta – Classic rock ‘n’ roll music of the Allman Bros., Eric Clapton, and Janis Joplin.

Thursday, July 19th – Neptune   Boulevard Beach
Steel Horse: Pete & Kim – Classic rock band bringing you songs from   Marshall Tucker, The Beatles, Van Halen, Pat Benatar, Aerosmith, & more.

Monday, July 23rd  – National Boulevard Beach
T’bazco Rd – Enjoy the music of New Orleans, and Cajun Zydeco

Wednesday, July 25th – New   York Avenue Beach.
Ric Mango Orchestra – Playing the beach for over 20 years – a selection of music for everyone.

Thursday, July 26th – Neptune   Boulevard Beach.
F O G – A Classic Rock n’ Blues Cover Band featuring   our own local residents.

Monday, July 30th – National   Boulevard Beach
LosPlayeros – The Sounds of Latin Jazz

Wednesday, August 1st – New   York Avenue Beach
Risky Business (Sponsored by Sterrer Realty) – Rock ‘n’ Roll & Rhythm ‘n’ Blues

Thursday, August 2nd – Neptune   Boulevard Beach
Mary Lamont – Country Music

Monday, August 6th – National   Boulevard Beach
Rockinghams – 60’s Band

Wednesday, August 8th – New York Avenue Beach
New Yorkers – Oldies Good Time Band

Thursday, August 9th  – Neptune Boulevard Beach
Joe Kane’s Big Band

Monday, August 13th – National Boulevard Beach

Wednesday, August 15th- New   York Avenue Beach
Irish night with Andy Cooney – Unique Celtic music performed with fire and  passion.

Thursday, August 16th –   Neptune Boulevard Beach
Turnpike Joe & The Traffic   Jam –  New York’s Premier Classic Rock/Party Band

Monday, August 20th – National Boulevard Beach
6 Gun-Country – Country with a Kick!

Wednesday, August 22nd  – New York Avenue Beach
Italian Night: Con Astone – Contemporary music flavored with Italian favorites.

Thursday, August 23rd –   Neptune Boulevard Beach
Yiddish Night: Shlomie Dachs – Vast repertoire of Klezmer, Yiddish, Russian, and Israeli music

Monday, August 27th – National   Boulevard Beach
Linda Ipanema: & The Dixie Chicks – Dixieland, Jazz, Big Bands, Polka, 50’s Band

Wednesday, August 29th – New   York Avenue Beach

Thursday, August 30th  – Neptune Boulevard Beach

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6 thoughts on “Free Summer Concert Series Schedule”

  1. I love the summer concerts but nothing is free. This cost the city about $200,000 per summer for these events. Nobody plays for free, overtime for guess who, the beach staff, the recreation staff. This could have been eliminated to save some jobs for our neighbors who were recently laid off… How can we enjoy while some people will lose there homes, health insurance etc…

  2. Sorry, VSA, but id rather watch free concerts all summer than employ YOU and your family members in unnecessary jobs we can’t afford.

  3. The men who work the concert series do NOT make overtime at all. They work at night that is NOT overtime. They work in blazing heat, serious thunderstorms and around some of you wonderful people who appreciate not much of anything they do. Geez, try enjoying yourselves and relax. Not every city employee makes a fortune or is full time either. Some have worked many years and just got fired. So heres a big THANK YOU concert employees from one old lady who enjoys all your hard work!!! (and no I’m not and employee of the city of Long Beach just a fan of the concerts)

  4. Anthony speaks the truth:

    Senior citizens are the only group of people that actually attend and enjoy these things.

    They’re also the only group that actually attends and votes on every single local matter.

  5. Few of the concerts in the past were worth listening to. Possibly the worst live music I ever heard was Rick Mango, it really sucked, and these hacks get paid? When more city employees have to paid overtime than there are people attending these showcases of dreck something is wrong.

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