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The Best Concerts in New Jersey

Best of NJ works hard to create a statewide calendar full of fun things to do. But since there are so many types of events going on all year round, we’re breaking things up a bit. Below, you’ll find a list of The Best Concerts in New Jersey.

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North Jersey Concerts


Nikki Briar

Where: Shawn’s Crazy Saloon – 01/11/2020: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nikki Briar


Jim Curry - The Music of John Denver

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/12/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jim Curry - The Music of John Denver


Take Me Home: The Music Of John Denver

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/12/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Take Me Home: The Music Of John Denver


Almost Queen

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/17/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Almost Queen


Richard Thompson

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/17/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Richard Thompson


Touch of Grey

Where: BERNIES HILLSIDE TAVERN – 01/17/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grateful Dead Tribute


January Music Fest - Diego Figueiredo

Where: Blues Festival Centenary College – 01/18/2020: All Day
Details: Diego Figueiredo is one of the greatest guitarists I’ve seen in my whole life” raves George Benson. Together with Ken Peplowski – “arguably the greatest…


Richie G - One Man Band

Where: – 01/18/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Richie G - One Man Band


Audra McDonald

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Audra McDonald


GODSENT: Live In Concert & Birthday Celebration

Where: CryOut Cave – 01/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hey Family!I have been busy! Truly Busy! In the last 2/3 years, I have had the pleasure of marrying my best friend of 7+ years…


Stephanie Mills & The Whispers

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Stephanie Mills & The Whispers


Basement Noise

Where: Airport Pub – 01/18/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Yo, it's our first time playing this joint.


Ready Set Go!

Where: River Grille – 01/18/2020: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ready Set Go!


Classical Pianist Hélène Papadopoulos in Recital

Where: Mahwah Public Libiary – 01/19/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Piano recital: - JS Bach, Partita No. 2 - L Janacek, Sonata 1.X.1905 - JS Bach, Partita No. 6 Hélène Papadopoulos is a pianist with…


Cellist Ani Kalayjian and Friends: Music for Piano Quartet

Where: Presbyterian Church – 01/19/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Keiko Tokunaga, violin Katarazyna Bryla-Weiss, viola Ani Kalayjian, cello Mihae Lee, piano Co-Artistic Director and cellist Ani Kalayjian assembles a group of stellar chamber artists…


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Xian Zhang & Simon Trpceski - Wagner's The Ring Without Words

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/19/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Xian Zhang & Simon Trpceski - Wagner's The Ring Without Words


PAUL LEWIS, PIANO: BEETHOVEN AND SCHUBERT

Where: West Side Presbyterian Church – 01/19/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The English pianist Paul Lewis is internationally regarded as one of the most poetic artists of his generation. His performances of the core piano works…


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 01/19/2020: 3:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking


Snoop Dogg

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 01/23/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Snoop Dogg


Ritualizer

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 01/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: We are beyond pleased to usher in 2020 by joining metal legend Ross the Boss for one hell of show in NJ! New year's resolution…


Ross the Boss

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 01/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ross the Boss


Spin Doctors & The Uprooted Band Feat. Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 01/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Spin Doctors & The Uprooted Band Feat. Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root


Soul Of America: A Tribute To Aretha Franklin

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 01/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Soul Of America: A Tribute To Aretha Franklin


I- 287 Classic Rock Duo

Where: Boonton Station 1904 – 01/24/2020: 8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: I- 287 Classic Rock Duo


January Music fest - Sam Reider and the Human Hands

Where: Blues Festival Centenary College – 01/25/2020: All Day
Details: Sam Reider is an award-winning composer, multi-instrumentalist, and singer who is making waves at the intersection of the jazz and Americana worlds. The Human Hands…


Nai Ni Chen Chinese New Year Celebration, Year of the Golden Rat

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/25/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nai Ni Chen Chinese New Year Celebration, Year of the Golden Rat


Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time

Where: St. Peter’s Church – 01/25/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Featuring Graeme Steele Johnson, clarinet; Suliman Tekalli, violin; Ari Evan, cello; and Min Kwon, piano. This work was composed by Olivier Messiaen in 1941 while…


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Lunar New Year Celebration

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/25/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Lunar New Year Celebration


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Xian Zhang - Lunar New Year Celebration

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/25/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Xian Zhang - Lunar New Year Celebration


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 01/25/2020: 7:31 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking


Back to Bacharach and Beyond

Where: Mahwah Public Libiary – 01/26/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Christine and Elliot Spero perform the best popular music by Burt Bacharach and the other great songwriters of the '60s and ‘70s.  Burt Bacharach is…


Nai Ni Chen Chinese

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/26/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nai Ni Chen Chinese


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/26/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 01/26/2020: 3:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking


UNMASKED: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber

Where: Papermill Playhouse – 01/30/2020: All Day
Details: One of the most successful musical theater composers of all time takes audiences behind the scenes in Unmasked, a world-premiere musical featuring stories and songs…


Elvis In Concert - Seen Unseen - Live On Screen

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 01/30/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Elvis In Concert - Seen Unseen - Live On Screen


Elvis In Concert - Elvis Tribute

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 01/30/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Elvis In Concert - Elvis Tribute


Sal Germano Jr

Where: Kroghs Restaurant Brew Pub – 01/31/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Solo acoustic performance from 6-8pm.


Classic Album Live: The Who - Who's Next

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 01/31/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Classic Album Live: The Who - Who's Next


Dead On Live

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 01/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dead On Live


Don Bosco Prep Chapel Concert: Annual Collegiate A Cappella

Where: Don Bosco Preparatory High School – 01/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Don Bosco Prep Chapel Concert Series features  Annual Collegiate A Cappella   10th Annual SING OFF, held in DeSales Auditorium, is an exciting and fun…


Atlanta Cafe

Where: BERNIES HILLSIDE TAVERN – 01/31/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Atlanta Cafe


Whiskey Crossing

Where: Mason Street Pub – 02/01/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Whiskey Crossing


Strunz and Farah

Where: White Eagle Hall – 02/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grammy-nominated artists Strunz and Farah are bringing their incendiary guitar playing to White Eagle Hall! ONLY NYC AREA APPEARANCE!


Marike Van Dijk's Stereography Project

Where: Mana Contemporary – 02/07/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Marike Van Dijk's Stereography Project, featuring her compositions and arrangements


NJWS with Kim Laskowski, Bassoon

Where: West Side Presbyterian Church – 02/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kim Laskowski, Associate Principal Bassoon of the New York Philharmonic, headlines the third concert of the NJWS season. Music by local composers Joseph Turrin and…


THE ELEVATORS

Where: The Hungry Peddler – 02/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Elevators return to the Peddler !!


THE SOUND OF MUSIC @ the Mainstage

Where: Smiling Rhino Theatre – 02/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: "The Sound of Music is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel…


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 02/08/2020: 2:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking


Whiskey Crossing

Where: The Stanhope House – 02/08/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Whiskey Crossing


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Central Jersey Concerts


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Jersey Shore Concerts


The Cast of Beatlemania

Where: The Strand Theater – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: JAMES D'AMICO PRODUCTIONS AND THE STRAND THEATER PRESENT: THE CAST OF BEATLEMANIA Beatlemania was a Broadway hit show back in the 1970’s that featured outstanding…


David Foster

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 04/21/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: David Foster


David Foster

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 04/21/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: David Foster


Angela Easterling- Brandon Turner (guitar)

Where: – 04/26/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Angela & Brandon Play Rosie's Cafe House Concert! More details TBA!


Boogie Wonder Band

Where: The Strand Theater – 05/02/2020: All Day
Details: JAMES DAMICO PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS DISCO EXPLOSION VOL. 1 WITH ****THE BOOGIE WONDER BAND**** If we didn't know better, We'd say that the BOOGIE WONDER BAND…


Hickstown Road

Where: Motts Creek Inn – 05/03/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 2-6p


GRIFFIN HOUSE

Where: The Saint – 05/05/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: GRIFFIN HOUSE


Beth Hart

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 05/10/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Beth Hart


Uli Jon Roth

Where: Wonder Bar – 05/16/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Uli Jon Roth Interstellar Sky Guitar World Tour Tickets: $30 in advance (plus applicable surcharges), $35 at the door


NYC3

Where: The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for The Arts – 05/16/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NYC3


Herb Alpert

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 05/22/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Herb Alpert


Forever Young: An Ultimate Tribute To The Music Of Your Life

Where: Caesar’s Palace – 05/27/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Forever Young: An Ultimate Tribute To The Music Of Your Life


Lackawanna Blues

Where: Two River Theater – 06/06/2020: All Day
Details: A magical, musical, and deeply personal work written and performed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Lackawanna Blues is a reminiscence of his 1950s childhood…


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 06/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 06/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24


Menopause The Musical Red Bank

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 06/12/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Menopause The Musical Red Bank


Menopause The Musical Red Bank

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 06/13/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Menopause The Musical Red Bank


Free Concerts under the Stars

Where: Excursion Park – 06/27/2020: All Day
Details: Sea Isle City is the perfect place to celebrate our Nation’s Independence.  The Lights Out band will delight concert-goers.


Shadow of the City

Where: The Stone Pony – 06/27/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Shadow of the City


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South Jersey Concerts


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