Ragtime will be featured at the Howell Township Library on Saturday and a jazz/swing band will take the stage at Library Headquarters in Manalapan on Sunday.
As always, all performances are free and open to the public. Here's what's in store this weekend:
Fred Lehotay and the Ragtimers Concert
Saturday, March 23 at 2 PM
Howell Township Library
318 Old Tavern Road, Howell 07731
The Ragtimers include Gary Nokes on bass, Bob Estler on guitar, Tom Rittenhouse on banjo and band director Fred Lehotay on saxophone. The Ragtimers have been performing all the old time sentimental melodies and rousing ragtime favorites in the tri-state area since 1968.
The Richard Reiter Jazz Ensemble Swings!
Sunday, March 24 at 2 PM
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan 07726
Celebrate 40 years of Jazz at the Monmouth County Library!
The Richard Reiter Jazz Ensemble, a jazz quintet, has been one of New Jersey's most popular swing combos for over 20 years! The group features Reiter on saxophone, clarinet and flute, plus Vocalist Tricia Slafta, accompanied by keyboard, bass and drums.