(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)July 8, 2004
(Mahwah) – The Tim Gillis Band, one of New Jersey’s most popular country music dance bands, will headline the Commerce Bank Summer Concert Series at Ramapo College of New Jersey on Thursday, July 22. The concert will take place at the Band Shell, beginning at 8 p.m. Admission is free; parking is $5 per car.
The Tim Gillis Band is a seven-piece group featuring pedal steel, fiddle, guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and two female vocalists. The band attracts crowds who love to dance and enjoy the best of country music.
The band was the winner of the Marlboro Country Music Talent Search for the Northeast and performed at Madison Square Garden with Merle Haggard and Alabama. They’ve opened for such stars as The Charlie Daniels Band, Vince Gill, Sweethearts of the Rodeo, Patty Loveless, Larry Gatlin, Ronnie Milsap, Oak Ridge Boys and others.
In addition to Commerce Bank, the series is sponsored by McBride Agency, Realtor; Orange and Rockland Utilities; Prestige Family of Dealerships; The Friends of Ramapo, and Ramapo College Alumni Association. For more information or to join the Friends of Ramapo, call 201.684.7115.
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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