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Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why

July 25, 2016 at 6pm

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This summer, Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why brings funk to their hometown of Asbury Park.

Mumford was nine years old when a neighborhood friend prodded him to learn guitar so the two could start a funk band. Enamored with the music of Blink-182, Talking Heads, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Pink Floyd and Sublime, Mumford began to focus on songwriting after hearing Jack Johnson’s album In Between Dreams. At age 15, Mumford started taking his feel-good act to open mics around town. In 2008, when Mumford was just 16 years old, Lakehouse Music released his self-titled debut album.

After 600 plus shows and four award-winning albums, Mumford released his fifth album, It's Only Change, in July 2013. Recorded in Nashville, Tenn. with producer Ken Coomer (Wilco, Uncle Tupelo), It's Only Change features performances by Jerry Roe (K.D. Lang), David Labruyere (John Mayer) and Aubrey Freed (Black Crowes, Sheryl Crow). Mumford—who has performed at The Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport, Conn. and Musikfest in Bethlehem, Penn.—has shared the stage with Slightly Stoopid, Rusted Root, moe., Donovan Frankenreiter and Tedeschi Trucks Band.

http://www.quincymumford.com/


Opening act

Asbury Park High School Band

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Location

Springwood Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712, United States
Springwood Park
Springwood Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712, United States

Contact

Matt Hockenjos, Executive Director, Asbury Park Music Foundation
hockenjosm@gmail.com
908.907.3745
http://asburyparkmusiclives.org/

Location Info

Parking

Parking will be available on the lot across the street from the park on Springwood Avenue. There will also be free street parking available on Springwood Avenue. 

Park rules

There is no alcohol allowed at the public park. Guests may bring food an non-alcoholic beverages. Food will be available for purchase at the site. It is recommended that guests bring lawn chairs. 

Rain Location

The rain location of the event is the Asbury Park Transportation Center, located adjacent to the Police Department on Main Street in Asbury Park. The location is only 100 yards east of Springwood Park. Rain notice will be posted by 12:00pm the day of the event on the Asbury Park Music Foundation Facebook page, as well as on the Foundation's website

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