Hoboken’s adoptive son, Richard Barone, will be the star attraction, playing songs from his sparkling new CD, “Glow,” at the city’s Fall Arts & Music Festival this weekend. The onetime frontman for the hugely popular Bongos has mixed together many of his major influences, from his latest close friend, Lou Reed, to idols including David Bowie and Marc Bolan, with help from Jill Sobule and Paul Williams, among others.
Sunday’s lineup on the Newark Street Stage at City Hall:
Care Bears on Fire
(click for a sampling)
1pm The Fave (click for sampling)
2pm The Guitar Bar All Stars
3pm Richard Barone (click to go to richardbarone.com )
4:30pm Losers Lounge disco tribute (click for sampling)
Meawhile, family-oriented entertainment is booked for the 3rd Street stage:
Noon to 12:30pm
Erin Lee & the Up Past Bedtime Band
1pm to 1:30pm Oakie Dokie Clown
2pm to 2:30pm Erin Lee & the Up Past Bedtime Band
3pm to 3:30pm Dawnie
4pm to 4:30pm Oakie Dokie Clown
5pm to 5:30pm Dawnie
And at the 6th Street Stage:
12:30pm Newport Dance Ensemble – Kid’s Group
As always, the Washington Street festival will have artists set up between 2nd & 3rd Street. You’ll find oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, sculpture & more; restaurant food throughout the fair; and a children’s area at 3rd Street, with rides, games, creative activities, a magic show, face painting, and clowns.
What’s more, craftsmen and women will sell their pottery, metalwork, wood items, furniture, blown & fused glass, quilts, household items made from recycled materials, cementware, batik clothing, hand painted furniture, candles, jewelry, dried florals, and soaps & lotions.
Admission is free, rain or shine.
INFO : Geri Fallo, Division of Cultural Affairs 201.420.2207 www.hobokennj.org
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