The gazebo and bear sculpture at the south entrance to Leonard Gordon Park, also known as Mosquito Park, in Jersey City, Friday, March 13, 2015. The Friends of Leonard Gordon Park are working with the City of Jersey City to renovate the park, known locally as Mosquito Park, located on the corner of Kennedy Boulevard and Manhattan Avenue. Reena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal

Wherever they’re located, these shows start and end early, are free and open to the public, and usually quite family friendly.

When the weather turns warm, the music goes outside. Hoboken and Jersey City listeners will enjoy a wide variety of sounds this summer in public spaces throughout the area. Wherever they’re located, these shows start and end early, are free and open to the public, and usually quite family friendly. From babies to grandparents, teens to twentysomethings, there’s live local music on tap for you.

So what’s coming up?

On Tuesday, June 19, Mike Kuzan and his Latest Noise collective serves up an evening of local bands at Hoboken’s new Southwest Park, Observer Highway and Harrison Street.

Masters of Latin pop Grupo Warachando kick off the seaon at Hoboken’s Church Square Park on Wednesday June 20 with an evening of salsa, merengue, bachata, bolero, cumbia, and old-school Cuban music.

Groove On Grove, at the Grove Street Plaza in Jersey City, offers a hip hop showcase curated by the the cultural blog chicpeaJC.com on Wednesday, June 20.

On Thursday, June 21, Hey Bulldog, a Beatles tribute band, takes over Hoboken’s Sinatra Park.

The bear sculpture at the south entrance to Leonard Gordon Park, also known as Mosquito Park, in Jersey City, is a Heights landmarkReena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal

And then there’s Leonard Gordon Park, whose conservancy will present a second year of music at Kennedy Boulevard and Manhattan Avenue in Jersey City, a few blocks west of Pershing Field. The monthly series is the brainchild of local resident Lauren Puchowski.

“I run the series, which is called Heights Live: Music in the Park, for the Leonard Gordon Park Conservancy, a small nonprofit founded a few years ago to help improve and promote the park,” Puchowski said. “Patrick …read more

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