Hub City Music Festival Performances Set

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The alternative rock band “Billy” performs at the 2014 Hub City Music Festival at World of Beer in New Brunswick.

The 3rd annual Hub City Music Festival benefitting Elijah’s Promise Soup Kitchen in New Brunswick is set for April 9-19.

In addition to venues in Highland Park and New Brunswick, the festival will feature performances at Better World Market, Route 27 in Somerset.

The festival is presented by the New Brunswick Cultural Center and Iguana Music, in partnership with the New Brunswick Jazz Project and coLAB Arts.

This year’s acts include: The Roadside Graves, The Band Called Fuse, Black Wine, Arne Wendt, Classical Revolution, The Ralph Bowen Group, Billy, Wreaths, John Robinson and PVD, The CTP Band, Big Wake, Coach n Commando, Chris Harford, Cold Weather Company and many more. Our host venues for the festival include: The Court Tavern, Better World Market in Somerset, The Old Bay, Crossroads Theatre, Brother Jimmy’s, Tumulty’s pub, World of Beer and Elijah’s Promise Soup Kitchen and more.

The suggested donation varies by event ($5-$10) and benefits Elijah’s Promise. All are welcome, whatever they are able to give. For a complete schedule, please visit www.newbrunswickarts.org or www.hubcitymusicfestival.com.

Elijah’s Promise is a local nonprofit organization that harnessing the power of food to break the cycle of poverty, alleviate hunger and change lives, according to a reds release on the festival.

New Brunswick Cultural Center is a not for profit 501(C) whose mission is to stimulate the cultural development and economic growth of arts and entertainment in New Brunswick through the enhancement, preservation, maintenance and effective administration of existing and future venues that service the primary constituent base of the New Brunswick Cultural Center and by nurturing viable arts, educational and entertainment organizations that reach the diverse communities of New Brunswick and the region.
Iguana Music was founded by township resident Michael Steinbruck and is celebrating more than 20 years of community building through music, according to the release. The purpose of Iguana Music is to strengthen communities by bringing people together through great live music events, according to the release.

For more information please contact Tracey O’Reggio, New Brunswick Cultural Center, (908) 917-2862 or Michael Steinbruck, Iguana Music & Sound, (732) 754-5649.

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