Arlon Bennett next up at NJBG concert

| 17 Jul 2012 | 04:13

RINGWOOD — Arlon Bennett bring his music to the new Jersey Botanical Garden Summer Concert Series on Friday, July 27.

Bennett uses the muse, his voice and a guitar to deliver timeless songs that evoke Harry Chapin, vintage James Taylor plus some great new sounds of his own. Joining him onstage is John Sonntag on guitar and Gordon Roehrer on bass.

So, come enjoy some great music in a beautiful setting. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Grab a lawn chair or blanket and come enjoy a wide range of musical talent in these magnificent surroundings. Light refreshments are available for purchase or you can bring your own, but alcohol is not allowed. No pets are allowed in the state park. If the weather is bad, the concert will be moved indoors into the Carriage House Visitor Center. NJBG requests a $5 per person donation.

This concert is sponsored by Paul’s Volvo, Hawthorne.

NJBG has two more summer concerts upcoming:

Aug. 10 – Eight Days of Blues Aug. 24 – Carolann Solebello and Band

For more information on Bennett, go to

The New Jersey Botanical Garden is open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and admission to the garden is always free. There is a $5-per-car parking charge on summer holidays and weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day; weekday parking is free year-round.

For more information on NJBG, visit or call 973-962-9534.