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Apr 07, 2022

The Band of the Two Rivers Announces Summer Concerts

The Band of the Two Rivers will be performing free concerts for summer 2022. The band is in its 25th season. It was founded in 1997 by its conductor Don Swinchoski. It averages 25 to 30 players with musicians of all ages, from high school students to senior citizens. Players present standard and contemporary concert band arrangements from overtures and Broadway medleys to marches and novelty tunes.

The band has performed before audiences in Atlantic Highlands, Eatontown, Fair Haven, Fort Monmouth, Little Silver, Middletown and Red Bank. Recent performances include the Fair Haven yearly Concerts on the Dock, shows at the Red Bank Library, the Middletown Public Library, and the Creative Arts & Music Festival at Thompson Park in Lincroft.

Band of the Two Rivers Summer Concert Schedule:
Saturday, May 7 from 11 am to noon at Thompson Park Creative Arts Festival
805 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft

Wednesday, July 13 from 7 to 8 pm at Fair Haven Pier
21 Fair Haven Rd., Fair Haven

Outdoor concerts are subject to weather conditions and cancellation.

The organization is a nonprofit 501(c)3 community band that meets weekly in Fair Haven for rehearsals. Rehearsals are open. They invite the public to feel free to sit in or join them.

More information about the band can be found at https://www.facebook.com/Band2R/.

Below are some YouTube videos from the Monmouth County Library in 2017.