Jody Joseph Band to open concert series

The Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission’s Music in the Park Summer Concert Series will begin with a performance by the Jody Joseph Rock Band 6 p.m. July 9 in the open-grove gazebo on the lake at Thompson Park, Monroe. Admission is free of charge.

The remaining schedule is as follows:

 July 16 — The Basement Musicians Guild Men in Black;

 July 23 — The Afro-Peruvian Ensemble;

 July 30 — The Jersey Swingtones in a tribute to Frank Sinatra;

 Aug. 6 — Rhythm ’N’ Sound, featuring doo-wop and rock ’n’ roll;

 Aug. 13 — The Jersey Tigertown Dixieland Band.

Concertgoers should bring their own chairs or blankets.

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