The Best Central Jersey Music Festivals

2017 Blue Grass, Country, Rock, Jazz, and Folk Music Festivals

Central Jersey Music Festivals

The 2017 Central Jersey music festivals typically appear at large, destination venues, mostly outdoors. Music enthusiasts of all ages and interests can enjoy outdoor music festivals including blue grass, country, rock, jazz, folk, contemporary, and many other types of music.

The festivals range from jam sessions to multi-stage performances and can feature any where from up-coming, new breed artists to established, well known performers.

Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

Multi-date Central Jersey Music Festivals & Events

Music Mondays in Springwood Park
Every Monday from June 26th through August 29th (final show is a Tuesday) starting at 6pm.
Springwood Park
Springwood Avenue
Between Atkins and Union Avenues
Asbury Park, NJ
Web Site
Contact: Jeri Houseworth, Phone: 732-598-1083, Email:
Cost: Free Concert
Following last year's resounding success, Springwood Park will once again come alive with music this summer during a 10 -week free concert series presented by the Asbury Park Music Foundation. Music Mondays at Springwood Park brings the entire Asbury Park community together to enjoy live music and wonderful food from the Kula café in the early evenings.
Free parking is available in the lot across the street. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.
The complete schedule includes:
7/17 Billy Hector & Band Matt O'Ree & Eryn Shewell
7/24 Ray Goodman & Brown
7/31 High & Mighty Brass Band /Hip Hop Institute
8/7 Xol Azul/ Lakehouse Jr Pros
8/14 MonteRosa Band Random Test
8/21 Southern Avenue Sandy Mack & Friends
8/29* Sensational Soul Cruisers * Tuesday show

August 2017 Central Jersey Music Festivals & Events

Latino Festval
The Tu Sello Latino Festival
Sunday, August 20th, 2017 : 12 pm to 8pm
The Monmouth Park Racetrack
Oceanport, New Jersey
Tickets will be available for purchase the day of the event at the location.
This event will feature ive music with 1 stage with International and Local talent. The music will be Latin and Variety, Latin foods, arts and crafts, international artists and many more activities for the whole family. The purpose of this festival is to highlight the Latino culture in the United States and to bring the community together for one day of fun and cultural awareness!

Asbury Park Surf Music Festival
Asbury Park Surf Music Festival
Saturday, August 26, 2017, @ 12:00pm ( Rain or Shine)
The Anchor's Bend & Grand Arcade at Convention Hall
Asbury Park, NJ
Website (Line-up & tickets)
Attendees get to enjoy live surf music, Tiki drinks, classic cars, and food vendors with ocean views.
This years lineup includes Los Straitjackets (TN), The Fathoms (MA), Aqualads (NC), Black Flamingos (NJ), Slowey & The Boats (PA), The Surfrajettes (ON), Great White Caps (PA), The Televisionaries (NY), The Reefriders (CA), and DJ Hi-Tide & friends
Long Branch Jazz Festival
Long Branch Jazz & Blues Festival
Saturday, August 26, 2017; 12:00 -10:00 p.m. (Rain or Shine)
The Great Lawn on the Long Branch Promenade
Long Branch, NJ
This music festival features a mix of strong national and local musicians performing live Jazz and blues on stage, kids activities, and food vendors with exotic and regional NJ food and crafts and Fireworks.
The lineup of jazz and blues includes seven great bands. Lawn chairs are encouraged, coolers forbidden, sunscreen a must! Fireworks from 9:30 to 9:45 .
The festival is free to the public, dog friendly and all ages are welcome to attend. 

September 2017 Central Jersey Music Festivals & Events

Outlaw Music Festival: Willie Nelson, The Avett Brothers, Sheryl Crow & Margo Price
Friday September 8, 2017 4:00PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, NJ

Friends of Clearwater Festival
New Jersey Friends of Clearwater Festival
September 9 - 10, 2017; 11am - 7pm
Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road
Larrison Hall Commons
Lincroft, NJ
Free event
Top Name Local & International Performers! on Three Stages .
This Year's Theme: "Fight To Keep Earth Great" In The Current Political Climate

Laid Back Festival: Jackson Browne, Peter Wolf, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band & Little Steven
Thursday September 21, 2017 5:30PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, NJ

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