By: Renee Grant

This summer, family fun abounds in Camden, NJ!

From the Sunset Jazz series at Wiggins Waterfront Park to an Independence Day concert featuring WAR and Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, there is plenty to do and see in the area during the warm weather months.

Music legends the Blue Notes will headline The Classic Car Show and Concert in Lindenwold Park.

All the concerts are free, just bring a blanket or a lawn chair and relax with some great tunes.

“Be sure to join us at our newest concert series at New Brooklyn Park in Winslow Township,” says Freeholder Ed McDonnell, liaison to the Camden County Division of Special Events. “This is a great new venue where we will host several entertaining concerts that will appeal to every member of your family.”

A list of summer concerts can be found below. For more information, visit

Sunset Jazz Series at Wiggins Waterfront Park
At the foot of MLK Boulevard, Camden City
All concerts start at 8 p.m.
June 12 Shemekia Copeland
June 19 el Gran Combo de Puerto Rico
July 4 WAR plus special guest Cherry Poppin’ Daddies
July 10 Joey DeFrancesco
July 24 Alicia Olatuja
August 7 Maceo Parker
August 21 The Bill Frisell Trio featuring Tony Scherr and Kenny Wollesen

Twilight Concert Series at Cooper River Park
Between Route 130 and Cuthbert Boulevard on North Park Drive
All concerts start at 8 p.m.
June 15 Gary Puckett and the Union Gap
June 29 Symphony in C
July 13 Quaker City String Band
July 27 Audra McLaughlin – runner up on the Voice
August 10 Pro Line Jazz featuring Larry McKenna
August 24 The Fabulous Greaseband

Sundown Music Series at Haddon Lake Park
13th Avenue, Park Drive and Prospect Boulevard, Haddon Heights
All concerts start at 7:30 p.m.
June 7 The Billy Hector Band plus special guest Annie Minogue
June 21 Alejandro Escovedo plus special guest Kendal Conrad
July 5 Amy Helm and the Handsome Strangers plus special guest Skip Denenberg
July 19 OWEL plus special guest Michael Braunfeld
August 2 Chuck Prophet plus special guest the Bones of J.R. Jones
August 16 Phoebe Hunt and the Gatherers plus special guest Marc Silver

Winslow Summer Music Series at New Brooklyn Park
Erial-New Brooklyn Road, Sicklerville
All concerts begin at 7 p.m.
June 22 Caribbean Sunrise Steel Band
July 22 “One Soul” tribute to the Temptations and the Four Tops
August 17 City Rhythm Orchestra presents Sinatra, swing and more.

Lindenwold Park
1000 United States Avenue, Lindenwold
August 4 The Blue Notes – 8 p.m.


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