Bob Burger


July 27, 2023


Boardwalk Gazebo | Pier Village


Bob Burger is well known on the Jersey Shore for his skill in composing hook-laden songs, as well as for the energy and emotion of his live performances.  To date, he has released five solo albums, as well as an additional five albums for JEM Records as a founding member of The Weeklings, along with bandmate and long-time song writing collaborator, Glen Burtnik. Bob’s live shows feature his original music, as well as a spectrum of classic rock material with selections by scores of premier artists.  The Weeklings shows include a variety of Beatles-inspired Burtnik/Burger compositions, along with near-perfect renditions of Fab Four favorites and previously unreleased Lennon / McCartney / Harrison songs. Since 2015, Bob has been a standing member of Max Weinberg’s Jukebox, performing to sold out crowds at concert venues all over America and Europe. He has also brought together top Jersey Shore musicians such as Jimmy LeaheyJerry Gaskill (of King’s X), Lisa ShermanJohn MerjaveJoe BelliaArne WendtPK LavengoodRalph NotaroJon Rogers and Mitch Burger to join him in shows paying tribute to some of the artists who have influenced his music, including Fleetwood MacElvis Costello and Tom Petty.

Bob is a seasoned songwriter having written songs for national recording artists StyxDonnie IrisGlen BurtnikBobby BandieraKasim Sulton and others.  He earned a Gold Record award along with Glen Burtnik for co-writing the title cut of the Styx Edge of the Century album, and other Burtnik/Burger songs are featured on the Styx Greatest Hits – Part 2 and Cyclorama collections. In performance, Bob has played with Sir Paul McCartneyBruce SpringsteenJon Bon JoviBilly JoelJimmy BuffettRoger WatersMax WeinbergSouthside Johnny and many more.

Beyond his resume as a singer/musician among the rock ‘n’ roll elite, Bob’s other accomplishments extend to careers as a copyright and technology attorney and computer software consultant. At college age with an interest in recording and electronic music, Bob earned a degree in electrical engineering, graduating as valedictorian of the engineering class at Penn State University. He later continued his studies in the field of intellectual property law at Rutgers Law School. After earning a J.D. degree with honors, Bob joined the premier New Jersey firm, McCarter & English, LLP, where he continues to practice technology and entertainment law as Special Counsel.

Thursdays by the Sea Concert Series is presented by the City of Long Branch. Showtime 7PM

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