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TD Bank Summer Concert Series Returns To Ramapo College with Sounds of Rock, Pop and Country

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)June 18, 2015

Rachel Allyn BandMAHWAH, N.J. – The many sounds of rock n’ roll and country will fill the air this summer with the 2015 TD Bank Summer Concert Series at Ramapo College featuring the sound of new wave country, the ’60s pop group The Happenings and Elton John and Fleetwood Mac tribute bands. The concerts, which begin on Thursday, July 9 and run for four consecutive Thursdays, take place under the stars at the Ramapo College Bandshell.

“The TD Bank Summer Concert Series is a wonderful opportunity for people to enjoy great music outdoors during the summer,” said Paul Scarduffa, retail market manager for TD Bank. “We are proud to sponsor the series again as part of TD’s ongoing commitment to the communities we serve.”

This year’s TD Bank Summer Concert Series features:

Thursday, July 9       Rachel Allyn Bandnew wave country

                                    Garden State Fireworks show-weather permitting

Thursday, July 16     The Happenings featuring Bob Miranda

                                    Fireworks rain date

Thursday, July 23     Bobby and the Jets – Elton John Tribute band

Thursday, July 30     Tusk – Fleetwood Mac Tribute band

The Happenings, '60s pop bandAll concerts begin at 8 p.m. Admission is free. Parking is $5 per car. Concertgoers may pack a picnic dinner, chairs and blankets. Callahan’s, renowned for their award-winning hot dogs, will be on the grounds for July 9, 16 and 30. Moe’s Southwest Grill will offer Southwestern food favorites for purchase on July 23. Ice cream and other frozen treats will also be available for purchase. Food will be available during outdoor performances only.

Bobby and the Jets -- Elton John tribute bandIn case of inclement weather, the shows will be held indoors in the air-conditioned Bradley Center Arena. To request disability-related accommodations, please call 201-684-7093.

“We are grateful to TD Bank and all of our sponsors for their generosity in making these summer evenings special for all to enjoy,” said Cathleen Davey, executive director of the Ramapo College Foundation.

Tusk -- Fleetwood Mac tribute bandRamapo College acknowledges the support of additional concert sponsors including Liberty Mutual Insurance, Rockland Electric Company and the Friends of Ramapo.

For more information, visit www.ramapo.edu/summer-concert

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About Ramapo College

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 comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Niche.com.

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com. Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

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, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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