5 Music Festivals Happening in August

August has it all, from electronic to classic rock to jazz.

August has it all, from electronic to classic rock to jazz.

Aug 1-2: Electric Adventure Festival
Where: Atlantic City Oceanfront
Headliners: Pretty Lights, Dillon Francis, Big Gigantic, G-Eazy, Beats Antique
Time: Noon-11 pm
Price: $89.99-$279.99
electricadventure.com

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Aug 15: Montclair Jazz Festival

Where: Nishuane Park, Montclair
Headliners: Jose James, Paquito D’Rivera Quintet, Christian McBride Big Band, Melissa Walker
Time: Noon-9 pm
Price: Free
montclairjazzfestival.org

Saddle River guitarist, Bucky Pizzarelli, 89, headlines the Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival. Photo courtesy of Stu Rosner

Saddle River guitarist, Bucky Pizzarelli, 89, headlines the Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival. Photo courtesy of Stu Rosner

Aug 15: Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival
Where: The Green, Morristown
Headliners: Bucky Pizzarelli, Swingadelic, Roomful of Blues, Charlie Musselwhite Band
Time: Noon-10 pm
Price: Free
morristownjazzandblues.com


Aug 23: Hippiefest 2015
Where: Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank
Headliners: The Family Stone, Rick Derringer, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels
Time: 7:30 pm
Price: $25-$69
countbasietheatre.org

Aug 29: Long Branch Jazz & Blues Festival
Where: Great Lawn, Long Branch Boardwalk
Headliners: Funktion 11, Saron Crenshaw, Brianna Thomas, Sherri Pie Band
Time: Noon-10 pm
Price: Free
jerseyshorefestival.org

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