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MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY TO HOST FREE, BI-WEEKLY CONCERT SERIES OUTSIDE JOURNAL SQUARE PATH STATION

Date: Jul 08, 2014
Press Release Number: 144-2014

Artists will cover hits past and present at PATH's 2014 Summer Sounds

Starting this Thursday, the Port Authority will host the 2014 PATH Summer Sounds concert series outside on the Journal Square Transportation Center Plaza four Thursdays through late August from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The Summer Sounds program will provide lunchtime entertainment for residents and employees in the Journal Square area of Jersey City. Concerts will run in two sets, over the course of two hours, allowing PATH commuters to enjoy the entertainment as they head to and from their destinations.

Following the success of last year's program, Summer Sounds will return this year starting July 10 and continue on July 24, August 7 and August 21.

The oldies group Cameos will perform on July 10, playing modern and unique renditions of songs from the 50's, 60's and 70's, with smooth vocal harmonies and captivating musical energy.

Gordon James Quartet is scheduled to perform on July 24, blending the worlds of Jazz, Latin, and R&B into contemporary Cool Jazz.

NJ Steel Rhythms is on tap for the August 7 performance, with a schedule of Calypso, Reggae and other musical styles from the Caribbean Islands.

Musical duo Julian & Dominique will round out the concert series on August 21, playing a wide variety of hits from Alicia Keys to Barry White.

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Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


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