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Bergen Community College to Host Free Outdoor Music Festival at Overpeck Park

By rlsmetro on
Leonia

End your Summer on a high note with free live, outdoor music at the Overpeck County Park Amphitheater this September 12. The Bergen Community College music program sponsors the inaugural Bergenstock Music Festival, a celebration of musicians and songwriters from Bergen County and the surrounding area.

Musical acts spanning a diverse array of genres, including pop, rock, R&B, soul, jazz and blues, will perform between 1 - 6:30 p.m.  

The lineup features area singer/songwriters Dan Sheehan, Andy Krikun, Maurice Cobb, Melissa Cherie, Amanda Brite, and Esti Mellul, as well as the bands Hidden Figures and Ginny Lackey & the Hi-Fi Band.  

The family-friendly event will feature acts performing mostly in a stripped-down, acoustic “unplugged” format.

The tentative schedule appears below. Would you please check the Bergenstock Festival Facebook Page for schedule updates?

  • 1:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. - Melissa Cherie (singer/songwriter, indie folk)
  • 1:40 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. - Amanda Brite (singer/songwriter)
  • 2:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Esti Mellul (singer/songwriter)
  • 3:00 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. - Maurice Cobb (singer/songwriter, jazz, blues)
  • 3:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. - Andy Krikun (singer/songwriter)
  • 4:20 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Dan Sheehan’s Rising Seas (topical rock/folk/soul)
  • 5:00 p.m. - 5:40 p.m. - Ginny Lackey & the Hi-Fi Band (pop/rock)  
  • 5:40 p.m. - 6:20 p.m. - Hidden Figures (unplugged singer/songwriter rock)

In the event of rain, the event will be rescheduled to Saturday, September 25 at 4 p.m.

For precise directions to the amphitheater, please search “Overpeck County Park Amphitheater” on Google maps.

Photo from the Bergenstock Festival Facebook Page