Bono, Bruce Springsteen, Pete Townshend, Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Jim Jarmusch, and Little Steven are among those who have sung his praises.

The New York Times called Buffalo, NY born Willie Nile “one of the most gifted singer-songwriters to emerge from the New York scene in years.” Uncut Magazine called him “A one-man Clash.” His album Streets Of New York was hailed as “a platter for the ages” by Uncut. Rolling Stone listed The Innocent Ones as one of the “Top Ten Best Under-The-Radar Albums of 2011” and BBC Radio called it “THE rock ‘n’ roll album of the year.” His single from that album, “One Guitar,” was the “Top Pick of the Week” in USA Today.

Woodbridge residents at  Fox Hill RunForest View, Evergreen East, Evergreen Forest and Cloverleaf Gardens will enjoy a free concert when Woodbridge Wednesdays presents on September 1, Willie Nile and his band. Woodbridge Wednesdays is an eclectic free concert series sponsored by Woodbridge Township and generous local businesses. Due to Covid all concerts will take place on the lawn of Woodbridge High school to allow for social distancing.  Come hungry, and enjoy the food trucks and food vendors. Come thirsty and sample the wares of local brew pub, JJ Bittings (wine is available).

Bring the whole family! Dogs on leash are welcome. All Woodbridge parks are smoke free. The park is barrier free for wheelchair users and free parking is available in the high school parking lots.

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