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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)June 6, 2012

(MAHWAH, NJ) – The best of rock and pop tribute bands will headline the 2012 TD Bank Summer Concert Series hosted by The Ramapo College Foundation on the College campus.  On four Thursday evenings beginning in July, families from across the region will listen to great music on the Bandshell lawn.

“We are proud to help bring the TD Bank Summer Concert Series to Ramapo College, and this year’s lineup promises to be as entertaining as ever,” said Joanne Westphal, retail marketing manager for TD Bank. “Sponsoring these events not only supports the community, but also lets families experience our brand.”

This year’s talent features:

  • July 12
    Separate Ways – The Ultimate Journey Show

    Experience the subtle nuances, inflections, harmonies and visual gratifications of seeing an original Journey Show.  “Don’t Stop Believin’” will rock the house.  Lead singer Dino has garnered critical acclaim for taking audiences back to the 80s when the timeless music of Journey ruled the airwaves.
  • July 19
    Jersey Four – Tribute to the Four Seasons

    This ultimate tribute to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons will bring back memories of the 60s with the songs of these Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends.
  • July 26
    UNCHAINED – Van Halen Tribute 

    Formed in 1998, UNCHAINED quickly became recognized as the premier Van Halen tribute band.  They have played top venues throughout the country and their music will rock the College’s Bandshell.
  • August 2
    The B Street Band – A Tribute to the Boss

    The original Springsteen Tribute band, their authenticity has earned the respect and reputation of the music industry.  From the early days of “The Boss” to today, they encompass it all.

Concert goers are encouraged to pack a picnic dinner, chairs and blankets and to bring their friends for a community night out.  There will also be vendors, including the Mason Jar, selling food.  The concerts, held at the Bandshell on the College campus, begin at 8 p.m.  Concerts are free; parking is $5 per vehicle.  Following the first concert on July 12, Ramapo College will host a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.  Fireworks rain date is July 19.  In case of rain, concerts will be held in Bradley Center Arena.  For more information or to request disability-related accommodations, please call 201.684.7093.

The Ramapo College Foundation gratefully acknowledges the additional support of Liberty Mutual Insurance, Rockland Electric Company, Ramapo College Alumni Association and the Friends of Ramapo.

“We are pleased to once again have TD Bank sponsor the concert series,” says Cathleen Davey, executive director of the Ramapo College Foundation.  “TD Bank continues to be a valued business partner, one that recognizes the importance of involving the community.”

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Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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