BACKGROUND: Enjoy some great live music in a family atmosphere.

The music is performed on the main concert stage, along with impromptu performances on the hall's porch or in its 600-square-foot pickin' shed. There are refreshments and gifts for sale.

INSIDER INFO: There's no alcohol or tobacco allowed, so this is a kid-friendly evening.

WHERE: Albert Hall is located at 131 Wells Mills Road (Rt. 532), just off the Garden State Parkway's Waretown (Ocean Township) exit, making it an easy drive from anywhere in southern New Jersey. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=131+Wells+Mills+Road,+WARETOWN+nj&sll=39.567274,-74.244254&sspn=0.007626,0.011673&gl=us&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=131+Wells+Mills+Rd,+Waretown,+Ocean,+New+Jersey+08758&ll=39.792018,-74.200222&spn=0.008013,0.011673&z=16&iwloc=lyrftr:m,10689969668442015159,39.791193,-74.201338" target="_blank">CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS.

HOURS AND COST: The good folks of the Pinelands Cultural & Historic Preservation Society meet every Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. for an evening of bluegrass and country music. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the songs go on until 11:30 p.m. Performances last about 30 minutes, and there are usually seven sets over the course of an evening.

Admission to the 350-seat concert hall is $5 for adults, $1 for children.

ON THE WEB: www.alberthall.org

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