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Town Concert & Fireworks Show on Friday, July 5th: Back in Time – A Tribute to Huey Lewis and the News Featured Performers

Town Concert & Fireworks Show on Friday, July 5th: Back in Time – A Tribute to Huey Lewis and the News Featured Performers

The Town of Orange may be small in population, but it gained the reputation for bringing in top flight bands and one of the best fireworks displays in the New Haven County.

For this year’s Independence Day Concert, the Orange Town News, who is once again producing the event, is presenting “Back in Time – A Tribute to Huey Lewis and the News” to perform prior to the town’s Annual Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular.

“BACK IN TIME” is comprised of talented and seasoned musicians from the New York area.  “BACK IN TIME” works to recreate the energy, excitement of a Huey Lewis and the News Live Performance.  We guarantee you’ll be singing along with every song as we take you on a trip through the 80s.

A top-notch show bringing together all the hits from Huey Lewis & the News and the 80s including:  Power of Love, Heart & Soul, I Want a New Drug, Hip to be Square, Heart of Rock & Roll, Do You Believe in Love, If This Is It, Jacob’s Ladder, Stuck on You and much more.

Huey Lewis and The News have carried the banner as the quintessential American rock band, endearing them to millions of fans.  During the 1980s and early 1990s they scored a total of 19 top-ten singles across the Billboard Hot 100, Adult Contemporary, and Mainstream Rock charts.  You will not be disappointed!!!

Visit “Back in Time” on their website:

The Independence Day Concert will take place on Friday, July 5th (rain date Saturday, July 6th) at the Orange Fairgrounds, 525 Orange Center Road, Orange.

The festivities will begin promptly at 6:30 pm with welcoming comments from Orange First Selectman Jim Zeoli.  The concert will be followed at 9:30 pm by the Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular with Patriotic Music.

Orange Town News publisher and event producer Rocky Salperto said, “We are looking forward to another premiere event for area residents to enjoy.  We are excited about producing this show for the eighth consecutive year.  We hope everyone continues to enjoy this great community event.  Many thanks go out to our sponsors, our first selectman and town officials for their continued support.”

The event is made possible through area sponsors including major sponsors:  Cohen & Wolf, P.C.; Yale University, The Orange Foundation’s Olga Fund, the Orange Town News & the Town of Orange. Gold Sponsors include Baybrook Remodelers, Coldwell Bankers Residential Brokerage, Marcus Paper Company, Regent Wealth Management Group & Shop Rite.

Popular Food Trucks will be located throughout the fairgrounds including Reno’s Pizza, Lenny & Joe’s Seafood, 744 Express, Cousin’s Main Lobster, Rita’s Italian Ice, Tipsy Cones, Lemonade Grenade, JD Kettle Corn and Nutmeg Concessions. Novelty items will also be available for purchase at the fairgrounds beginning at 6:00 pm.  WPLR Radio personality and Orange resident Ryan Roberts will also be on location.  Come early and get a good seat.  Admission is free.  There will be a suggested parking donation of $5 that will benefit the Orange Little League.

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