August 28-29, 2021
Limited parking is free within New Cumberland Borough Park or within short walking distance. Shuttle buses will run on Sunday only up and down Bridge Street from noon to 10 p.m. with stops at 3rd Street, Park Ave. and 16th St. There will NOT be any shuttle service to Cedar Cliff as originally planned. Additional parking for those who bring their bicycles will be located at Hillside Elementary (516 7th Street, New Cumberland). Just park your car and ride your bikes to the event! (Maps provided at Hillside). There will be an area just outside the park entrance for dropping off friends and gear as you then park your vehicle. Please provide your own bike lock
Shopping, Dining, and Lodging
Shopping – There are grocery stores (Giant, Weis, Karns) and pharmacies (CVS, Rite Aid) nearby for last-minute supplies.
Eating – There are a number of restaurants and bars to choose from in New Cumberland:
Lodging – there are a limited number of rooms with special Iron Bridge Music Fest discount pricing available at the Marriott Fairfield Inn just a short distance from the Borough Park.
Other lodging in New Cumberland can be found here:
There will be inaugural event t-shirts for sale, food trucks on site, and raffle tickets for two custom guitars available for purchase. This is a cash only event. There will be an ATM on site. And though this is a free event, you can help support future festivals with a cash donation!
SATURDAY EVENING (AUGUST 28) – The festival will commence with a performance by the 16-piece big band Harrisburg Jazz Collective with guest soloist Jonathan Ragonese from 7-8:30. The performance is FREE.
ALSO—there will be a performance by the Central PA High School All-Star Jazz Band representing the following schools:
- Cumberland Valley High School, Scott Ainscough, Director
- Central Dauphin High School, Brandon Bitner, Director
- Dallastown High School, Justin Buer, Director
- Hershey High School, Brandon Buterbaugh, Director
- Cedar Cliff High School, George Clements, Director *
- Mechanicsburg High School, Ben Goldsborough, Director
- Lower Dauphin High School, Keith Richardson, Director
- Red Land High School, Rob Starrett, Director *
- Boiling Springs High School, Dave Yinger, Director
*Hosts and Facilitating Faculty
Sunday, August 29, is the main day of the event. The grounds will open at 11:00 with the first performance at noon. Be sure to bring your lawn chair or blanket, as seating will NOT be provided. There will be an area for pop-up canopies (no tents). If you bring a canopy, please stay in the designated area.
Noon The day kicks off with local talent Hot Jam Factory playing eclectic assortment of high energy tunes.
1:00 is when country music performer, Bob Randall, takes the Main Stage.
2:00 is the New Cumberland Town Band, which will perform in the J.P. Sousa concert area, adjacent to the main stage.
3:00 The Jellybricks take the Main Stage
4:00 features Skyla Burrell and her blues band
5:00 Harper and the Midwest Kind are on the Main Stage
6:15 is the Paul Nelson Band on the Main Stage
All performances are FREE!
517 Front St, New Cumberland, PA 17070