Hanson, Sheila E., UB40 Among Free Concerts Coming to Camden County This Summer

By | May 19, 2023

10 Philadelphia

The free concerts coming to Camden County this summer sure are sure to “MMMBop.”

That’s because Hanson will be playing their hit song as part of the 2023 Camden County Summer Parks Concert Series. The brothers will take the stage at Cooper River Park on Thursday, June 29, as part of the Twilight Concert Series, Camden County announced Thursday.

Other notable acts set to take one of three stages this summer include Arrested Development (of “Tennessee” fame) on Monday, June 12; Sheila E. on Monday, July 10; Aimee Mann on Wednesday, Aug. 2; and “American Idol’s” Ruben Studdard (singing Luther Vandross) on Thursday, July 20.

The headline event is on July 4th when reggae stars UB40 headline the July 4th Freedom Festival at Wigging Park ahead of fireworks over the Delaware River

The free — yes free — concerts will take place at three different locations with the Ferko String Band kicking things off on Thursday, June 1, and Gabe Dixon wrapping it up on Wednesday, Aug. 30.

“This lineup of free concerts was carefully crafted with our residents and families in mind,” Commissioner Deputy Director Ed McDonnell, liaison to the Department of Events and Community Outreach, said. “The next three months here in Camden County will be full of music and performances that everyone can enjoy.”

The Monday Sunset Jazz Series concerts take place at 8 p.m. at Wiggins Waterfront Park in Camden. The Wednesday Sundown Music Series concerts take place at 7:30 p.m. at the McLaughlin-Norcross Memorial Dell Concert Venue in Haddon Heights at Haddon Lake Park. The Thursday Twilight Concert Series at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken Township.

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