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New Jersey Summer Concert Guide

July 11, 2011 9:00 AM

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Live music always seems to be even better when it is heard in the warm summer weather, and New Jersey is host to many big name concerts and performances this season. Here’s a quick guide to some not-to-be-missed summer shows in the Garden State, along with all the traveling and tailgating information you need. By Emily Tamburri.

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Prudential Center

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165 Mulberry Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 757-6000
prucenter.com
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The Prudential Center houses trendy lounges, perfect for pre-show entertainment, as well as concession stands to keep you satisfied throughout the night. The Prudential Center is an easy drive for any New Jersey residents, and pre-paid guaranteed parking is available for purchase through the Web sites. Those coming from out of state or simply opt not to drive can hoke on N.J. Transit. The arena is bus and train service accessible, making your trip to and from the concert a breeze.

For more information on Public Transportation and Parking, visit the Prudential Center Web site.

Izod Center

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50 State Route 120
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
(201) 935-8500
meadowlands.com
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What used to be named the Continental Airlines Arena, and is commonly referred to as “the Meadowlands,”  The New Jersey Izod Center has been one of the premier music and event arenas in the area since the ’80s, and continues to uphold its reputation by featuring superstars in every genre. The venue is large enough to hold the massive amounts of fans who pour in for shows, but still offers quality seating and great views of the stage from all angles. Located in the heart of the Meadowlands, the Izod center is a quick trip for New Yorkers and Jersey residents alike whether it is by car or public transit.

For more information about Public Transportation and Parking at the Izod Center, click here.

New Meadowlands Stadium

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102 Route 120
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
(201) 559-1515
newmeadowlandsstadium.com
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The stadium set to host the first ever cold-weather, outdoor stadium is also hosting several big names this summer. Kenny Chesney, a country star with a big fan base in the mainstream pop world, will play the arena with fellow country crooner Billy Currington.

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