New dates are set for 2 Essex County’s fireworks displays and concerts. Both events were postponed earlier in the week due to extreme heat conditions and inclement weather. Fireworks and a concert by The Infernos in Essex County Brookdale Park are going to be next Friday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. The Infernos’ repertoire includes all genres of music including dance bands, oldies, Motown, and today’s top chartbusters. Founded by the late Bobby Wells, former musical director of The Duprees, the band features the voice talents of lead singer Kenny Simmons.
The Smooth Band Orchestra and Fireworks Display have been rescheduling for Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Weequahic Park, located at Meeker Avenue in Newark. the graceful Band Orchestra has performed with a number of the most important oldies acts, including Johnny Maestro and therefore the Brooklyn Bridge, the Shirelles, and therefore the Duprees. The band takes listeners through a re-creation of the sounds by Earth Wind and Fire, the Temptations, Four Tops, Jackson et al.