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Marquee R&B Talent at College Music Fest

Author: Larry Hlavenka/Thursday, July 17, 2014/Categories: Bergen College

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PARAMUS, N.J. – From Billboard to Bergen Community College, a collection of chart-topping R&B artists will headline the school’s first-ever “Summer Music Festival.” The free event open to the public featuring live music, gourmet food trucks and vendors will take place Sunday, Aug. 10 from noon to 8 p.m. in parking lot C at the College’s main campus, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. 

Scheduled performers include:

  • Alyson Williams, who, in 1989, became the first female R&B artists signed to Def Jam;
  • Blue Magic, whose 1974 single “Sideshow” reached No. 1 on the U.S. R&B chart;
  • Chubb Rock, who had four No. 1 hot rap hits in the 1990s;
  • Jalil Hutchins and John “Ecstasy” Fletcher of Whodini;
  • Bergen performing arts faculty Andy Krikun, Dan Sheehan and Sony Tiwari;
  • STATiC and members of the Waldwick School of Rock; and
  • RIFF Sounds, the Jacksonville House Band, Sean Shotta, Symplicity, New Day, BTV Global and Diamond Toni.

Sponsored by Bergen Community College, the Office of Student Life and the Waldwick School of Rock, the event will occur rain or shine; guests are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets. For more information, please call (201) 879-7732 or email [email protected].

Bergen Community College ( based in Paramus is a public two-year coeducational college, enrolling nearly 16,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip J. Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields.

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