Summer Parks Concert Series for 2024

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of the Summer Parks Concert Series for 2024. This year, the series boasts an expanded lineup with more acts scheduled than ever before. In a new development, the county is teaming up with local organizations to host public awareness and heritage nights, including Italian Heritage Night, Juneteenth, and a special salute to veterans. To add to the excitement, Double Nickel Brewing has once again collaborated with the Camden County Commissioners to craft the exclusive Camden County Rocks beer.

“We eagerly anticipate our summer concerts as they provide our residents with enjoyable, free entertainment right in their own communities,” expressed Commissioner Jeff Nash, who serves as liaison to the Camden County Parks Department. “This year, we’re especially thrilled to kick things off with an extended lineup and the delightful beer crafted in partnership with Double Nickel. It’s shaping up to be an amazing summer, and we can’t wait to get started.”

Last year, the Commissioners teamed up with Double Nickel Brewing to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of Cooper River Park with the Cooper River 100 beer. Continuing the successful partnership, this year sees the launch of Camden County Rocks, a seasonal offering from the Pennsauken Township brewery tailored specifically for the summer concert series. Camden County Rocks promises to be another refreshing summer brew designed to complement the concert season. The brewery will be onsite, offering samples of their seasonal beers throughout the summer concert series.

“We’re excited to kick off our second annual collaboration with the Commissioners, crafting another seasonal, easy-drinking beer that captures the essence of the Camden County Park System and its expanding concert series,” shared Brian Needham, head of sales and co-founder of Double Nickel Brewing. “As a proud member of the Pennsauken community and beyond, Double Nickel is committed to being an active partner. We’re leveraging our brewing expertise to create a beverage that reflects the spirit of summer concerts. Cans of Camden County Rocks will be available later in May and for sale during concerts across the parks system.”

The 2024 lineup promises an array of stellar acts gracing Camden County, including Everclear, a powerhouse alternative rock band from the 1990s, the iconic rockers Gin Blossoms, and the five-time Grammy Award-winning bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding.

Mayor Victor Carstarphen of Camden City also expressed his excitement about the expanded concert lineup.

“Camden County consistently delivers outstanding free entertainment through the annual concert series,” Mayor Carstarphen remarked. “It’s a fantastic opportunity for families to enjoy quality performances at top-notch venues right within their communities. Attending these concerts has become a cherished summer tradition for me and countless others. I encourage residents to savor the full schedule of fantastic music planned for 2024.”

The current 2024 concert schedule is as follows:

Sunset Jazz Series at Wiggins Park located at the Camden City waterfront. Start time – 8 p.m.

June 3 – Esperanza Spalding

  • GRAMMY Award-winning artist interweaving various combinations of instrumental and vocal music, poetry, dance, and storytelling.
  • Special Night Celebrating 40th Anniversary of Camden Community Partnership

June 10 – Black Violin

  • Classical music duo blending hip hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass into their modern classical sound.
  • Wear Orange Night honoring survivors and building community to end gun violence

June 17 – Marshall Charloff & the Purple xPeRIeNCE

  • Celebrated as the top Prince tribute act, the Purple xPeRIeNCE pays faithful homage.
  • Juneteenth: Freedom Day. Educate. Advocate. Celebrate.

June 24 – Tower of Power

  • TOP and their legendary, powerful horn section have been bringing their own unique style to the R&B and funk music scene since 1968.

July 1 – Lao Tizer Band ft. Elliot Yamin, Eric Marienthal, Karen Briggs and Chiele Minucci

  • This captivating all-star ensemble thrills audiences with their blend of jazz, funk, rock, and world rhythms.

July 15 – A Celebration of Toots & the Maytals with Leba Hibbert

  • Daughter of legendary reggae icon Toots Hibbert keeps his rich musical legacy alive with this special celebration.

July 29 – Matt Cappy & Friends

  • South Jersey’s own accomplished instrumentalist, composer, and arranger brings along friends to accompany his soulful trumpet melodies.

August 19 – Brubeck Brothers Quartet

  • Life-long collaborating brothers Dan and Chis Brubeck bring nearly a half century of experience to their soulful jazz performances.

August 26 – Jeffrey Osborne

  • Multi-platinum singer-songwriter best known for his soulful voice and hits like “On the Wings of Love” and “Stay with Me Tonight.”

September 6 – Symphony in C and That Which Connects

  • First collaboration between Symphony In C and That Which Connects and will feature classical music paired with original choreography.

September 16 – Edgardo Cintron & the Mambo Magic Band

  • Percussionist Edgardo Cintron is a second-generation Puerto Rican and a second-generation musician. Known as much for his affable personality and generous spirit as for his tasty musicianship.
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Recognizing Prominent Hispanic Citizens

Freedom Festival Wiggins Park July 3rd

  • Gin Blossoms: Chart-topping alternative rock band known for their hit single Hey Jealousy from their quadruple-platinum debut major-label album New Miserable Experience.
  • Tara Hendricks: Turning heads in the Philly music scene with her powerhouse voice, contagious energy, and charismatic songs.

Sundown Music Series at Haddon Lake Park. Start time – 7:30 p.m.

June 5 – Say She She/Carly Moffa

  • This fierce Brooklyn trio offers a blend of genres they describe as

“discodelic soul” with dreamy harmonies.

June 12 – Graduation Speech/Night Windows

  • South Jersey-based indie rock band that pairs heartfelt lyrics with melodic guitar-driven compositions.

June 26 – Los Lonely Boys/Jay Psaros

  • GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum trio of brothers known for their “Texican Rock n’ Roll” sound and hit debut single “Heaven.”

July 10 – The David Matthews Tribute Band/Emily Drinker

  • Selling out shows around the world, the Dave Matthews Tribute band recreate the classic DMB sound so many know and love.

July 24 – Julia Pratt/ Brittany Ann Tranbaugh

  • Philly-based singer-songwriter soars with her pop, jazz, R&B, and folk with subtle electronic touches.

August 7 – Eve 6/Tonks

  • Southern California alt-rock trio know for chart-topping hits like “Inside Out” and “Here’s to the Night.”

August 14 – Steven Page/Tom Hampton

  • The former Barenaked Ladies front man and successful solo artist brings his band to perform hits and more.

August 21 – Raul Mid­ón/Lia Menaker

  • Grammy-nominated New Mexican guitarist known for his fiery brand of Latin jazz pop

September 11 – Jamie McLean Band/Rebecca Zimmerman

  • A honkin’ collection of Southern-style blues rock, Americana, and soul. (starts at 7 p.m.)

Twilight Concert Series at Cooper River Park. Start time – 8 p.m.

June 13 – The Spin Doctors

  • 90s alternative rock

June 27 – Cassadee Pope

  • Multi-talented musician and leader of seminal pop punk band Hey Monday, Season 3 winner of The Voice, and a platinum-selling GRAMMY-nominated country singer/songwriter.

July 11 – NJ Opera Theater

  • Presenting  “Some Enchanted Evening” – Opera & Broadways Most Cherished Masterpieces.

July 18 – Let’s Sing Taylor: A Live Band Experience Celebrating Taylor Swift

  • Calling all Swifties to sing your hearts out and sport your Taylor inspired attire for the ultimate tribute to the music of Taylor Swift.

August 8 – Everclear

  • One of the ’90s leading alternative rock bands celebrates over three decades of platinum-selling hits.     
  • Recovery Rocks!

August 15 – Carl Cox

  • This hometown hero is an accomplished saxophonist and recording artist, playing with Smokey Robinson, Incognito, and more.

August 22 – The Bronx Wanderers

  • A high octane 50s, 60s, and 70s experience.

September 5 – The American Bombshells

  • A modern-day twist on the Andrews Sisters serving as Ambassadors of the USA. (7 p.m. start)
  • Salute to veterans

October 10 – Lights Out

  • A tribute to Frankie Vallie & more (7 p.m. start)
  • Italian Heritage Night

Winslow Township at Peter Volpa Memorial Park. Start time – 7 p.m.

June 22 – Fostina Dixon & Winds of Change

  • Jazz Saxophone & multi-instrumentalist

July 17 – The Hobbs Sisters

  • Country’s hottest duo

August 24 – The Legendary BLUENOTES featuring Sugar Bear

  • Part of Winslow Township Day (starts at 8 p.m.)

Lindenwold Park. Start time – 7 p.m.

June 28 – Pure Petty

  • Tom Petty tribute band

August 2 – Shadows of the 60’s

  • Tribute to Motown super groups

Waterford Lions Park

June 15 – Cool Confusion

  • Covering all the hits from the 60’s to TODAY!

Chesilhurst, LeAnna Harris Park

June 8 – Everyday People

  • Sly & The Family Stone tribute band

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