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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)June 1, 2009

MAHWAH – The best of rock and pop tribute bands will headline the 2009 TD Bank Summer Concert Series hosted by The Ramapo College Foundation on the college campus.  On four Thursday evenings in July, families from across the region will listen to great music and enjoy a picnic with friends on the Bandshell lawn.   The line up:

Thursday, July 9, Bargain, The Who tribute band
Revered nationwide for performing Who songs and entire albums exactly as they were originally recorded, Bargain recreates The Who with on-stage theatrics that are trademarks of Who concerts.

Thursday, July 16, Neil and the Diamonds
The band will have the audience singing along to Neil Diamond’s classics in this high-energy show that covers the artist’s most popular songs.

Thursday, July 23, 2U, U2 tribute band
Considered the premier U2 tribute band, 2U plays “oldies” as well as songs from the band’s latest release, “No Line On The Horizon.”  Professional impersonators faithfully recreate the songs.

Thursday, July 30, Asbury Fever
The self-proclaimed ultimate party band will celebrate the music of Bruce Springsteen.  The musicians share a passion for Jersey Shore music made famous by Springsteen, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, Little Steven, Clarence Clemons, Bon Jovi, John Eddie and Gary US Bonds.

The concerts, held at the Bandshell on the College campus, begin at 8 p.m.  The fireworks show following the July 9 concert (rain date, July 16) begins at 9:30 p.m.  Concerts are free; parking is $5 per vehicle.   In case of rain, concerts will be held in the Bradley Center Arena.  For more information, call 201.684.7179.  To request disability-related accommodations, please call 201.684.7093.

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

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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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