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Sunday, September 22, 2019

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The Raritan River Festival and Rubber Duck Race prides itself on offering an eclectic selection of live performances from a variety of artists!

  • The Sunday, September 22, 2019 festival will feature a roster of live bands, dance companies and children’s music.
  • Free movement classes and demonstrations in dance, yoga and drumming will be offered.
  • Our main stage is located in the Boyd Park amphitheater space.
  • The acoustic stage and free classes are is located near the side parking and playground area.
  • The Green Scene Tent can be found near the canal waterfront area.
  • The amphitheater space has ample seating and picnic tables will be near the acoustic area for seating, but attendees are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on to enjoy the performances!


(Please note that clicking on these links will take you off the Raritan River Festival website) 

Headlining Act – The Weeklings
3:45 p.m. wekl

THE WEEKLINGS (Jem Records recording artists)
America’s most unique celebration of the music and muse of THE BEATLES, features former members of Styx, the original Beatlemania on Broadway, Jon Bon Jovi & The Kings of Suburbia, Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes and BeatleFest house band Liverpool.

The band performs and records explosive renditions of Beatles classics, uniquely arranged Beatles nuggets such as “Paperback Writer”, “Baby You’re a Rich Man”, “I Am the Walrus”, 60’s classic remakes like The Easybeats 1966 garage rock hit “Friday On My Mind” featuring Peter Noone of Herman Hermit’s fame on lead vocals plus brilliant Beatles-inspired power-pop originals, like “Little Elvis”, “In the Moment”, one of the Top Ten most popular songs in 2018 on Sirius/XM’s Little Steven’s Underground Garage and a great new Weeklings original composition, “I Want You Again”.

THE WEEKLINGS bring THE BEATLES to life through their extraordinary musicianship, exceptional vocals
,and charming stage presence. “They show their audiences what The Beatles were and what they might have been like today.” THE WEEKLINGS are New Brunswick-native Glen Burtnik aka “Lefty Weekling” (bass/vocals), Bob Burger aka “Zeek Weekling” (rhythm guitar/vocals), John Merjave aka “Rocky Weekling” (lead guitar/vocals) and Joe Bellia aka “Smokestack Weekling” (drums/vocals).

Artist Website: https://www.weeklings.com
Artist Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/weeklings/
Artist YouTube: http://bit.ly/WeeklingsYouTube
Artist Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/weeklingsmusic/


Performer Start Time
Katja 1:00 PM
Rugburn 2:00 PM
Bobby Beetcut 3:00 PM
Black Circle Symphony 4:00 PM


Fun Fit Zone
Yoga 1:00 PM
Hoop Dance 1:30 PM
Zumba 2:00 PM
Belly Dance 2:30 PM
Yoga 3:00 PM
Hoop Dance 3:30 PM
Zumba 4:00 PM
Belly Dance 4:30 PM
Drum Circle 12:00 - 2:00 PM


1:00    The Magic of Recycling-Poof it disappears
2:00    Composting 101-It’s easy and you may win a Free Compost Bin  
2:30    Master Gardeners Workshop-Great tips from the experts
3:00    Rain Barrel Workshop-Catch Free Rain Water
3:30    Clean Green Magic-Abracadabra Later Litter
4:00    Recycle Right 101 and A Fascinating Look at Litter-Come take a look and learn

Come Have Fun, Learn and Relax in the Shade Under The Green Scene Tent!