The Wellmont Theater is Montclair, NJ’s premier theater and concert venue. Though its history dates back as far as 1921, the venue’s most recent re-opening in 2015 is the best yet. Although it is mostly known as a concert venue, Wellmont also hosts a number of other events. For example, the theater presents a number of comedy nights, magic shows and other special performances.
For 2019, Best of NJ is presenting a list of the hottest shows coming to the Wellmont Theater. Below, you’ll find a variety of events to choose from taking place throughout the year. If you see something you like, be sure to get your tickets before they’re gone!
Coming Soon to The Wellmont Theater – 2019 Events Calendar
I Prevail: The Trauma Tour
I Prevail is coming to The Wellmont Theater with Issues and Justin Stone!
When: Saturday, July 27; Doors: 6:30 pm, Show: 7:30 pm
Details: Gold-certified Michigan quartet I Prevail not only redefine themselves on their sophomore offering, Trauma, but they also redefine the genre for tomorrow’s generation. Flipping the script, the group uplift rock to a plateau between heavy metal, alternative, hip-hop, and electronic. Vulnerable, vital, and visceral, the 15-track opus illuminates the future—and it’s bright.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to I Prevail.
Winnie The Pooh Live!
Plaza Theatrical Presents Winnie-the-Pooh Live
When: Tuesday, August 13; Doors: 5:30 pm, Show: 6:30 pm
Details: Get ready to leave the world behind for one magical day in the Hundred Acre Woods! Kids will have tons of fun at this exciting show packed full of thrills and starring some of your favorite characters like Roo, Tiggers, Kanga and, of course, the irresistible Pooh Bear Winnie will be there also! Get theater tickets today to see your childhood favorite come to life!
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Winnie the Pooh Live.
Get the Led Out
Relive one of the Greatest Rock Bands in History with this Authentic Tribute!
When: Friday, August 16; Doors: 7:00 pm, Show: 8:00 pm
Details: Get The Led Out is a group of professional musicians who are passionate about their love of the music of Led Zeppelin. It’s been their mission to bring the studio recordings of “the mighty Zep” to life on the big concert stage. This is not an impersonator act but rather a group of musicians who were fans first, striving to do justice to one of the greatest bands in rock history!
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Get the Led Out.
American Cheese Tour with Mac Sabbath, Okilly Dokilly, Playboy Manbaby
Mac Sabbath, Okilly Tokilly, and Playboy Manbaby are hitting the stage in Montclair!
When: Tuesday, August 27; Doors: 7:00 pm, Show: 8:00 pm
Details: Mac Sabbath is an American parody heavy metal tribute band. The band is primarily a parody of English heavy metal group Black Sabbath, utilizing lyricism and imagery centered on fast food. Although all of the band’s lyrics focus on the umbrella topic of fast food, Mac Sabbath takes a decidedly satirical and condemnatory perspective on the corporate food industry.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Mac Sabbath.
The Wiggles – Party Time Tour
The Wiggles are coming back to the Wellmont Theater!
When: Tuesday, September 3; Doors: 5:30 pm, Show: 6:30 pm
Details: Hey, hey, hey, The Wiggles are coming to the USA! The Party Time Tour will feature Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog, Henry the Octopus and a brand new Wiggly friend, Shirley Shawn the Unicorn! Please note: All children over 12 months are required to have a ticket for entry. Children under 12 months are free and may sit on the lap of a paying adult.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to The Wiggles – Party Time Tour.
Leoni Torres: Amor Bonito US Tour
Cuban pop singer Leoni Torres is bringing his US tour to The Wellmont!
When: Thursday, September 5; Doors: 7:00 pm, Show: 8:00 pm
Details: Leonardo Torres Álvarez is a vocalist, composer, producer, and one of the most important figures of Cuban music at this moment. Now known as “Leoni,” the singer has over twenty years of experience performing the world over. He is currently focusing on his next album, featuring duos with prominent figures such as Pablo Milanés, Gilberto Santa Rosa, and many others.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Leoni Torres.
Jim Morrison Celebration Featuring Wild Child
Wild Child, the premiere Doors tribute band, comes to The Wellmont
When: Friday, September 6; Doors: 7:00 pm, Show: 8:00 pm
Details: Wild Child tries to mirror the depth, energy, and emotion of The Doors concerts as they were live back in the late 1960’s. The band also utilizes the same musical instruments live as The Doors did over 40 years ago. The band relies on stage craft and musicianship to create an event that people will remember, without corn ball antics. This is a serious re-creation stage show!
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Jim Morrison Celebration.
Pablo Francisco is bringing laughter to The Wellmont Theater
When: Saturday, September 7; Doors: 7:00 pm, Show: 8:00 pm
Details: When Pablo Francisco hits the stage, he immediately brings his audiences to their feet with boisterous laughter and applause. He weaves together characters, spontaneous outbursts, and clever insights to create an hour-long comedic jazz riff. His unmatched take on all things pop culture has taken him into the ranks of the most popular comedians worldwide.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Pablo Francisco.
Yacht Rock Revue
The Greatest Show on Surf and the finest tribute to ’70s light rock
When: Friday, September 13; Doors: 8:00 pm, Show: 9:00 pm
Details: From Hall & Oates, Kenny Loggins and Michael Jackson to one-hit wonders like “Brandy’” and “Baby Come Back,” YRR brings stadium rock energy to the music you love from your dentist’s office. Hundreds of songs – many of which would be the original artist’s encore – keep audiences guessing what’s next. But they know every word, and Toto’s “Africa” has never sounded so good.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Yacht Rock Revue.
Anjelah Johnson: Technically Not Stalking Tour
Comedian Anjelah Johnson is coming to Montclair on her Technically Not Stalking Tour!
When: Saturday, September 14; Doors: 7:00 pm, Show: 8:00 pm
Details: Anjelah became an internet sensation with her viral video, “Nail Salon” leading to stand up, TV and film opportunities. That same year she joined the cast of, “MADtv” as a series regular, which spawned another internet sensation, “Bon Qui Qui.” This original character, a disgruntled fast food employee with no filter, has been enjoyed by over 65 million people worldwide.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Anjelah Johnson on tour.
Chazz Palminteri’s “A Bronx Tale”
Chazz Palminteri is coming to The Wellmont Theater with his one-man show!
When: Friday, September 20; Doors: 7:00 pm, Show: 8:00 pm
Details: Chazz Palminteri grew up in a tough area of the Bronx. He started out pursuing his craft at the Actor’s Studio with Lee Straussberg. While in New York he completed the screenplay of A Bronx Tale and soon found himself starring opposite Robert DeNiro, who chose the script for his directorial debut. An actor with more than 50 movie credits, he is also a New York stage actor.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Chazz Palminteri’s “A Bronx Tale” show.
Duel of the Decades: 80’s vs 90’s
Duel of the Decades is BACK with all your favorite 80’s and 90’s hits!
When: Saturday, September 28; Doors: 7:00 pm, Show: 8:00 pm
Details: 2 Decades. 1 Stage. YOU decide the winner! The 70s and 80s debate is over. Now it’s time for two of the greatest cultural eras to go head-to-head in the ultimate battle. A fun and unique evening of pop culture, DUEL OF THE DECADES is an interactive, live music competition. Are you Team 80’s or Team 90’s? Using your mobile device, cast your vote to determine the winner.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Duel of the Decades: 80’s vs 90’s.
Black Label Society w/ The Black Dahlia Murder and Alien Weaponry
Ozzy Osbourne’s lead guitarist Zack Wylde leads Black Label Society at The Wellmont
When: Saturday, October 5; Doors: 6:30 pm, Show: 7:30 pm
Details: Black Label Society bandleader Zakk Wylde wields his guitar like a Viking weapon. Charismatic beast and consummate showman, Wylde puts his massive heart and earnest soul on display with unbridled passion in Black Label Society, whether it’s a heavy blues-rock barnstormer or a piano-driven ode to a fallen brother. The band believes “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Black Label Society.
Back To The Eighties Show With Jessie’s Girl
It’s time to get your 80s on with the Back To The Eighties Show With Jessie’s Girl!
When: Friday, October 11; Doors: 7:00 pm, Show: 8:00 pm
Details: There is no decade like the Eighties and no party like THE BACK TO THE EIGHTIES SHOW with JESSIE’S GIRL. So throw on your best neon and use extra hair spray on that hair – because its time to party like it’s 1989! Of course, you can expect to hear covers of the decade’s most popular hits from all your favorite bands. Check out Jessie’s Girl on YouTube for a quick preview.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to The Eighties Show With Jessie’s Girl.
Best of The Eagles
Best of The Eagles is coming back to the Wellmont Theater this fall!
When: Friday, October 18; Doors: 7:00 pm, Show: 8:00 pm
Details: BOTE is the most exact interpretation of the music of the Eagles in America, bar none! Each member mirrors his counterpart in the Eagles instrumentally and vocally. However, this is no simple copy band or impersonator act; but rather, a group of expert musicians who authentically recreate the music, vocals and magical aura of one of America’s greatest rock bands.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Best of the Eagles.
Rick Springfield & Richard Marx
Rick Springfield and Richard Marx are playing full acoustic sets in Montclair this October!
When: Saturday, October 19; Doors: 7:00 pm, Show: 8:00 pm
Details: Rick Springfield is a Grammy winning singer, songwriter and musician; he has sold 25 million albums with 17 US Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl” and more. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. By comparison, Richard Marx’s career includes many highlights. He’s the only male artist to have his first 7 singles reach the Top 5 on the Billboard charts.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Rick Springfield & Richard Marx.
Bert Kreischer – Body Shots Tour
Stand-up comedian Bert Kreischer is hitting the stage at the Wellmont Theater!
When: Saturday, October 26; Doors: 6:00 pm, Show: 7:00 pm
Details: Bert Kreischer is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and host who performs across the country. His standup special, Bert Kreischer: Secret Time, is currently streaming globally on Netflix. A “rare and incredible talent,” Bert has evolved from being named Rolling Stone’s 1997 “Number One Partier in the Nation” to one of the top names in comedy.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Bert Kreischer.
Comedian Lewis Black is coming to Montclair this winter!
When: Friday, December 13; Doors: 7:00 pm, Show: 8:00 pm
Details: Known as the king of the rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. His comedic brilliance lies in his ability to make people laugh at the absurdities of life; with topics such as current events, social media, and politics.
Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets to Lewis Black.
- The Wellmont Theater - 2019 Calendar of Events - 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019 - 12:00 am
- I Prevail - 07/27/2019 - 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
- Get the Led Out - 08/16/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- American Cheese Tour with Mac Sabbath, Okilly Dokilly, Playboy Manbaby - 08/27/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- Leoni Torres - 09/05/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- Memphis Crawl - 09/06/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- Wild Child - Tribute to Jim Morrison - 09/06/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- Pablo Francisco - 09/07/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- PnB Rock - 09/11/2019 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- Yacht Rock Revue - 09/13/2019 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- Black Label Society - 10/05/2019 - 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
- Jessies Girl - 10/11/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- Back to the Eighties Show: Jessie's Girl - 10/11/2019 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- Fleetwood Mac - Rumours - 10/15/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- Rumours: Fleetwood Mac Tribute - 10/15/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- Best Of The Eagles - 10/18/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
- Rick Springfield & Richard Marx - 10/19/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm