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Bar None Band- Sherry Lynn

Where: Fielder’s Pub – 08/04/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bar None Live on the Deck from 1-5


Chuck Schubert & Company- The Moondogs

Where: The Sand Bar – 08/04/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chuck Schubert & Company- The Moondogs


Megan Knight

Where: The Crabhouse at Two Mile Landing – 08/04/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Megan Knight


Rebelution

Where: Stone Pony Summer Stage – 08/04/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rebelution


LGBT Mingle with Chin & Blum

Where: The Stanhope House – 08/04/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: LGBT Mingle with Chin & Blum


Isn't it Always | Sunday Night Swim at The Pool After Dark

Where: The Pool After Dark at Harrah’s Resort – 08/04/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Go Coastal AC Presents: SUNDAY NIGHT SWIMLIVE MUSIC BY ISN'T IT ALWAYS Guest List Services at The Pool After Dark - Atlantic City  FREE Admission for…


The Modern Gentlemen

Where: Resorts Atlantic City – Superstar Theater – 08/04/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Modern Gentlemen


New Brunswick Jazz Project - Presents Roseanna Vitro’s Music Mondays (Open Session)

Where: The Tavern on George – 08/05/2019: All Day
Details: Although underrated, Roseanna Vitro's versatility, sense of swing, and highly appealing voice made her one of the most consistently interesting jazz singers of the 1990s…


Chris Yoder

Where: The Crab Trap – 08/05/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Yoder


Cruisin Fords -Classic Cruise Night! Food, Music, Trophies & More!!!

Where: 372 New Brunswick Ave – 08/05/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: CLASSIC CARS, FOOD TRUCKS, TROPHIES, ENTERTAINMENT, 50-50, DJ RICHIE FLASH, MUSIC, GIVEAWAYS AND MORE!


Lou Gramm - Founding Member Of Foreigner W/ Asia Featuring John Payne

Where: Ocean City Music Pier – 08/05/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lou Gramm - Founding Member Of Foreigner W/ Asia Featuring John Payne


Premium Tailgates Preshow Party – Rolling Stones Tailgate Tickets (Rescheduled from June 17, 2019)

Where: MetLife Stadium – 08/05/2019: 7:33 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Premium Tailgates Preshow Party – Rolling Stones Tailgate Tickets (Rescheduled from June 17, 2019)


Tom Keifer

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 08/05/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tom Keifer


Torche - Wear Your Wounds

Where: Asbury Lanes – 08/05/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Torche - Wear Your Wounds


Fridays At The GuestList

Where: 829 Main Ave – 08/05/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come celebrate you Indepence


New Brunswick Jazz Project - Emerging Artists Night & Open Session - Steven McArdle Group

Where: Garden State Ale House – 08/06/2019: All Day
Details: Part of NBJP's mission is to showcase the next generation of jazz musicians...the future "greats!" This is a chance to see them NOW! Tuesday, drummer,…


Open Mic

Where: The Downtown – 08/06/2019: All Day
Details: Monday | 8/6Downstairs: Open MicThis ones for Singer/Songwriters! Come out and showcase your talents on our downstairs stage every Monday night. Sign up starts at…


Nancy Malcun

Where: LA Costa Motel – 08/06/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: duo 5-9pm


Craig Bickhardt

Where: Proprietor’s Park – 08/06/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gloucester Great presents Craig Bickhardt (can Aislinn do this??) :30 local opener Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 7 - 9pm Proprietor's Park King Street Gloucester City,…


Jimmy Buffett

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 08/06/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jimmy Buffett


Zac Clark

Where: Asbury Park Brewery – 08/06/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Zac Clark


Abba The Concert - A Tribute To Abba

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 08/06/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Abba The Concert - A Tribute To Abba


PJ Morton

Where: White Eagle Hall – 08/06/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: PJ Morton (b.March 29, 1981, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) is an American R&B singer, musician, record producer, songwriter and one of the keyboardists in the…


Music & Movies In the Park: A Star Is Born

Where: Van Saun County Park – 08/07/2019: All Day
Details: Music & Movies In the Park: A Star Is Born


New Brunswick Jazz Project - Presents Nick Hempton Trio

Where: The Tavern on George – 08/07/2019: All Day
Details: Nick Hempton is an alto and tenor saxophonist, composer, and bandleader, producing new music in the modern/mainstream tradition. Calling New York home since 2004, he…


Korn & Alice In Chains

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 08/07/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Korn & Alice In Chains


Desert Highway A Tribute To The Eagles

Where: Cape May Lewes Ferry – 08/07/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Desert Highway A Tribute To The Eagles


Paul J Baccash

Where: Onieals Restaurant & Bar – 08/07/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Paul solo from 7pm till 10pm


Eric Kearns

Where: Resorts Atlantic City – Superstar Theater – 08/07/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Eric Kearns


Jay Siegel's Tokens

Where: Cape May Convention Hall – 08/07/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details:


Sandy Mack & Friends

Where: Wonder Bar – 08/07/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sandy Mack & Friends Wonder Jam Wonder Jam returns with a night of fun classic rock / jam / blues and plenty of Grateful Dead!…


The New Soul Rebellion- Casual Yak

Where: The Brighton Bar – 08/07/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The New Soul Rebellion- Casual Yak


Touch the Music – Music Takes You Out of This World

Where: 402 East High Street – 08/08/2019: All Day
Details: Children will explore the planets through music and trying out musical instruments with Claudia Lemmerz, owner of Touch the Music.


RB Express presents the Music of the 1950's and 1960's, Marlboro Branch, Monmouth County Library System

Where: Marlboro Branch, Monmouth County Library System – 08/08/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Remember the carefree days of yesterday with RB Express as they take you to the days of the street corner harmonies of the 50’s and…


Auras, Red Handed Denial

Where: Championship Sports Bar and Grill – 08/08/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Auras, Red Handed Denial


Mike Herz in The Crossfire Lounge

Where: The Stanhope House – 08/08/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Double Album Release show by Mike Herz and Sonofdov. Special guest reading by South Jersey Poet poet Chris Rockwell.


Twilight Farm Fest

Where: City Green – 08/08/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: City Green's weekly summer festival, Twilight Farm Fest, is starting on July 11th! Every Thursday from 6-sundown, come down to your local urban farm for…


Deal Casino

Where: House Of Independents – 08/08/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Deal Casino


Smashing Pumpkins with Noel Gallagher

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 08/08/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Smashing Pumpkins with Noel Gallagher


Seth Adam- Steve Rodgers

Where: 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing – 08/08/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Seth Adam & Steve Rodgers team up for a co-feature show. By hosting concerts, events, and community uses, and through additional fund raising activities, 1867…


Dark Star Orchestra Summer Tour 2019 Presented By The Couri Family

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 08/08/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dark Star Orchestra Summer Tour 2019 Presented By The Couri Family


Thunderpussy

Where: The Saint – 08/08/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Thunderpussy


Jams On The Sand After Party New Kingston

Where: Wonder Bar – 08/08/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jams On The Sand After Party New Kingston


Music & Movies In the Park: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Where: Van Saun County Park – 08/09/2019: All Day
Details: Music & Movies In the Park: Ralph Breaks the Internet


New Brunswick Jazz Project – Presents Stephen Fuller Duo

Where: Due Mari – 08/09/2019: All Day
Details: Stephen Fuller, a Newark native, is well known about town. His interest in singing began at age 12, when a teacher recognized his musical gift.…


Bird in Hand! Migration and the Science of Bird Banding

Where: Duke Farms – 08/09/2019: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join Duke Farms' own federally-permitted bird bander Clifford Berek as he demonstrates the mist-netting and banding techniques used by ornithologists to study songbirds. This program will…


Chris Yoder

Where: Elaine’s Dinner Theater – 08/09/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Yoder


Parrothead Festival
Parrothead Festival - Jimmy Buffett Tribute Beach Party

Where: Fox Park – 08/09/2019: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: The Parrothead Festival is a Jimmy Buffett Beach Party! Calling all Parrotheads. Whether it’s a cheeseburger in paradise that you crave or a margarita at…


Tommy B & The Deep Blue Sea

Where: Stay Gold – 08/09/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tommy B & The Deep Blue Sea


Breaking Benjamin

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 08/09/2019: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Breaking Benjamin


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey



Food & Wine Events in New Jersey



Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Story Time Boogie February - June 2020

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 04/01/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


THINK PINK FLOYD at Stockton PAC Galloway NJ

Where: New Jersey, United States – 04/03/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Stockton Performing Arts Center 101 Vera King Farris Dr, Galloway, New Jersey 08205


Little Kids 'n' PC

Where: East Orange Public Library – 04/18/2020: 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Age Group(s): See Description Start Time: 5:00 PM End Time: 6:00 PM Children in Grades K-2 are invited to learn PC basics, and how to…


Llama Llama Live

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/19/2020: 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Llama Llama Live


Llama Llama - Live!

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 04/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Llama Llama - Live!


Llama Llama - Live!

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 04/26/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Llama Llama - Live!


Story Time Boogie February - June 2020

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 05/06/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


Chris Distefano

Where: Uncle Vinnies – 09/28/2019: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Distefano


AJ Meerwald Cultural Cruise

Where: Ye Greate Street – 09/29/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Cultural Cruises marry the traditions of the bay with the cultures of today using culturally diverse music and dance for cross cultural communication and interaction.…


Jeff Boyer's Big Bubble Bonanza

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 09/30/2019: 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jeff Boyer's Big Bubble Bonanza


Jeff Boyer's Big Bubble Bonanza

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 09/30/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jeff Boyer's Big Bubble Bonanza


Tae Kwon Do (October)

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 10/02/2019: All Day
Details: Tae Kwon Do (October)


Tae Kwon Do (October) Family

Where: Newton Recreation Center – 10/03/2019: All Day
Details: Tae Kwon Do (October) Family


Theo Von: Dark Arts Tour

Where: Starland Ballroom – 10/03/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Theo Von: Dark Arts Tour


Robert Kelly (16+ Event)

Where: The Stress Factory – 10/03/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Robert Kelly (16+ Event)


Steven Wright

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 10/03/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Steven Wright


To Kill A Mockingbird

Where: The Levoy – 10/04/2019: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: To Kill A Mockingbird


Blair Robertson

Where: Doubletree By Hilton Newark Airport – 10/04/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blair Robertson


Nemr – The Future is Now!

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/04/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nemr – The Future is Now!


Steven Wright

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 10/04/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Steven Wright


Styletainment The Show, "A Cancer Survivor's Story"

Where: Mary Burch Theater – Essex County College – 10/05/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: STYLETAINMENT PRESENTS, "The Show A, Cancer Survivor's Story!"


Joel Osteen

Where: Prudential Center – 10/05/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Joel Osteen


Joel Osteen

Where: Prudential Center – 10/05/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Joel Osteen


Kathleen Madigan

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 10/05/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kathleen Madigan


PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue

Where: Boardwalk Hall – 10/06/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue


Drop in and Dance October-December (Sundays)

Where: 403 Broad St – 10/06/2019: 11:15 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Don't want to commit but still want to dance?  Need a break from the usual?  Join us for our new program - Drop in and…


William Shatner

Where: Paramount Theatre – Asbury Park – 10/06/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: William Shatner


Tango Lovers
"I am Tango" by Tango Lovers

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center – 10/06/2019: 6:00 pm
Details: "I am Tango" is an ensemble of 24 dancers and musicians! It creates distinctive tango performance by staging the artistic evolution of the genre over…


Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show.

Where: Prudential Center – 10/06/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show.


Hugh Jackman Parking

Where: Prudential Center – 10/06/2019: 7:31 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hugh Jackman Parking


John Edward

Where: Hilton Hasbrouck Heights/Meadowlands – 10/09/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: John Edward


Colin Mochrie

Where: Newton Theatre – 10/10/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: From the minds of improv and comedy legend Colin Mochrie and Master Hypnotist Asad Mecci comes a brand new, mind-blowing, jaw-dropping, side-splitting show. Hypnosis and…


National Theatre Live: All About Eve

Where: Pollak Theatre – 10/10/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live…


Camera Shy: Unveiling The Misogynist Woman

Where: Waterfront South Theatre – 10/11/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Misogyny (/mɪˈsɒdʒɪni/) is the hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women or girls. Misogyny manifests in numerous ways, including social exclusion, sex discrimination, hostility,…


A Life in Songwriting, Starring Steve Dorff

Where: Pollak Theatre – 10/11/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Enjoy an evening of live entertainment by one of the greatest songwriters and composers of our time, as Steven Dorff performs many of his best-loved…


Lewis Black

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 10/11/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lewis Black


Motherhood, the Musical

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 10/12/2019: All Day
Details: It's the joyous journey and loving look at the blessings and perils of being a Mom. It's climbing the emotional mountain only to find that…


Camera Shy: Unveiling The Misogynist Woman

Where: Waterfront South Theatre – 10/12/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Misogyny (/mɪˈsɒdʒɪni/) is the hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women or girls. Misogyny manifests in numerous ways, including social exclusion, sex discrimination, hostility,…


Mike Marino: Make America Italian Again Tour

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/12/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Marino: Make America Italian Again Tour


ARSENIC AND OLD LACE

Where: First Presbyterian Church of Cape May – 10/12/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “Absurdly gruesome yet gloriously funny!” - Cornelia Otis Skinner, actor and writer, from her book Life with Lindsay and Crouse (1976) Murder! Mayhem! Madcap fun!…


Laura & Linda Benanti: The Story Goes On

Where: South Orange Performing Arts Center – 10/12/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Touching and humorous, The Story Goes On is a one-of-a-kind musical journey through the special relationship between a mother and daughter. Starring Tony Award winner…


Comedy Tonight

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 10/12/2019: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Enjoy an evening of fun and laughter. Comedians to be announced at a later date.


Titus Andronicus

Where: Monty Hall – 10/12/2019: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Since debuting in 2008, Titus Andronicus [hereafter +@] has been conditioning faithful listeners to always expect only the unexpected, consistently zigging where others would zag…


Lewis Black

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 10/12/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lewis Black


Mike Marino: Make America Italian Again Tour

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/12/2019: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Marino: Make America Italian Again Tour


Music That Makes Community

Where: Cross Roads Camp and Retreat Center – 10/14/2019: All Day
Details: Music That Makes Community


Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 10/15/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein


The Office! A Musical Parody

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 10/16/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Office! A Musical Parody


Jo Koy

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 10/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jo Koy


Michael Ian Black

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Michael Ian Black


Michael Ian Black

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Michael Ian Black


Wayne Brady

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 10/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wayne Brady


The Art Of Worship

Where: Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters Plaza – 10/19/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Art Of Worship is using the arts to praise Jesus Christ. This event is free to the communnity. Lashone Caldwell will minister praise dance…


Bill Burr

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 10/19/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bill Burr


Steve Martin & Martin Short

Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – 10/19/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Steve Martin & Martin Short


Promised Land: Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 10/19/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: October 19 at 7:30pm; $37.50 Benefiting Knights for Christ The Healer, Inc., Advocates for Veterans and their Families. A Jersey Shore Tribute Band Like No…


Darci Lynne

Where: Caesar’s Palace – 10/19/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Darci Lynne


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