Old Bridge, NJ –  July 30, 2019 – The Old Bridge Public Library will welcome husband-wife musical duo Francine Evans and Joel Zelnik for a concert remembering Judy Garland and The Wizard of Oz on Sat. August 10th at 2:30pm.

Evans and Zelnik will perform a tribute to the legendary Judy Garland which will feature songs from Judy’s concert years, as well as from “The Wizard of Oz ”— which is celebrating its 80th anniversary —and selections from the Broadway musical “The Wiz.”

Zelnik has served as a bandleader and jazz pianist for 40 years, has entertained five US Presidents, and performed at concert venues in New York, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Japan and Greece. He has recorded four CDs and holds an MAT in Music from Rutgers University. Evans is a singer, pianist, guitarist, songwriter and theatrical producer. She has performed with her big band in most major hotel ballrooms in NYC and has appeared in cabaret clubs and folk venues on both the east and west coasts. She holds an MA from Montclair State University and has performed in New York, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Japan and Greece. The couple was selected to participate in the Guinness Book of World Records’ “Longest Variety Show” at the Metropolitan Room in NYC and have also competed for “America’s Got Talent”.  More information can be found at www.francineandjoelmusic.com.

Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable, unexpired food donation for the Old Bridge Food Bank to this free event.

The Old Bridge Public Library has consistently been voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about this and other Library programs is available at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.


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