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Monmouth County Fair will feature musical performances

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Monmouth County Fair will feature musical performances

The 2019 Monmouth County Fair, which will run from July 24-28 at the East Freehold Showgrounds, Kozloski Road, Freehold Township, will feature entertainment each evening.

The fun will kick off with Start Making Sense, a Talking Heads tribute band, on July 24 from 8-10:15 p.m. Guests will celebrate new wave art punk of the 1980s with songs spanning this iconic band’s entire career, according to a press release.

The fun continues as the Big House Band takes the stage on July 25 at 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and performs a wide range of genres including rock, pop, Motown and more.

Break out the cowboy boots when Jake’s Rockin’ County Band performs on July 26 at 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Covering current and classic country music artists, this band is sure to please fans of all ages, according to the press release.

July 27 brings performances by students from the School of Rock at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.  Later that evening, Jobonanno & The Godsons celebrate music that defined the Jersey Shore when they present The Spirit of Asbury Revue at 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

The last day of the fair, July 28, brings the bluegrass group Last Whippoorwill to the stage at noon and 1:45 p.m.

Other live entertainment acts include Bwana Jim’s Wildlife Show, Robinson’s Racing Pigs, Mutts Gone Nuts, Hell on Wheels, Indian River Olde Time Lumberjack Show, Pirate Cirque-Tacular, and more.

The fair will be open from 5-11 p.m. July 24-26; from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 27; and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 28. Admission is $8 per person; children 12 and under are free.

Follow the Monmouth County Park System on social media. Upcoming fair contests will be announced on its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages, offering an opportunity to win admission tickets and more. For more information about the fair, visit or call 732-842-4000.

The Monmouth County Fair is organized and presented by the Monmouth County Park System in cooperation with the Monmouth County 4-H Association.


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