August 18th Metuchen Rocks! With Night Train

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The Metuchen Rocks! Outdoor Summer Concert Series will present Night Train on Thursday, August 18th, at 7:30 p.m. on the Metuchen Summer Stage located in downtown Metuchen on the corner of New and Center Streets. 

Since 1997, Mike Flynn has performed under the banner of Night Train with a cadre of some of the best R&B musicians in the region and accompanying some of the most renowned blues artists in the country.  The band has performed with the legendary Chicago Bluesmen Junior Wells and Hubert Sumlin.  They have also shared the stage with Louisiana's own Kenny Neal.  The band is often called upon to support Sonny Rhoads when he comes to the east coast to perform on his electric Lap Steel.  

Night Train performs regularly in clubs all around New Jersey including the Old Bay in New Brunswick.  The band has also made appearances at other New Jersey outdoor music festivals such as the Red Bank Jazz and Blues Festival, the Duke Island Concerts in the Park and the Red Bank Jazz and Blues Festival.


Besides Mike Flynn who hails from Greenbrook, the band includes, Jake O'Handley from Bridgewater, Lee Fink from Middlesex and Gene Downin from Nutley.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free.   In case of rain the concert move inside the Senior Center at the same location on corner of Center and New Streets. 

Next up in Metuchen Rocks! concert series is the contemporary jazz/rock/roots jamming of The Atmosperics on August 25th. 

This free concert series is sponsored by the Metuchen Arts Council in association with Metuchen Recreation and has been made possible in part by a grant from The Metuchen Savings Bank; the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission with assistance through a grant provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Dept. of State.

For information contact Nancy Goldberg at 732-632-8502.

 

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