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Touch of Grey

Where: The Office – 12/21/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grateful Dead Tribute


I- 287 Classic Rock Duo

Where: Glen Rock Inn – 12/21/2019: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: I- 287 Classic Rock Duo


Little Nikki's Radio

Where: Bea McNally’s Irish Pub – 12/21/2019: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Little Nikki's Radio


Whiskey Crossing

Where: Jimmy Geez North – 12/21/2019: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Whiskey Crossing


Cherish the Ladies - Celtic Christmas

Where: South Orange Performing Arts Center – 12/22/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Celebrating nearly 35 years of music making, Cherish the Ladies continues to delight audiences with its beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing. You’ll…


The Kootz- Peter Scance

Where: Great Notch Inn – 12/22/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kootz Show!


PnB Rock (Rescheduled from 9/11)

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 12/26/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: PnB Rock (Rescheduled from 9/11)


Mike Garner- The Kootz

Where: Cool Beans International Coffee & Teas – 12/26/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Garner- The Kootz


Friday Night Disco Fever Celebrating "A Night at Studio 54"

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 12/27/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Friday Night Disco Fever Celebrating "A Night at Studio 54"


Friday Night Fever

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 12/27/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Friday Night Fever


Bret Michaels

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 12/27/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bret Michaels


Whiskey Crossing

Where: Airport Pub – 12/27/2019: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Whiskey Crossing


Citizen Cope

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 12/28/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Citizen Cope


Little Nikki's Radio

Where: Black River Barn – 12/28/2019: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Little Nikki's Radio


Mike Garner- The Kootz

Where: Crow’s Nest – 12/29/2019: 5:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Garner- The Kootz


Lil Tjay

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 12/29/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lil Tjay


Dark Star Orchestra

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 12/30/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dark Star Orchestra


Dark Star Orchestra - Cosmic New Year's Eve

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 12/31/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dark Star Orchestra - Cosmic New Year's Eve


Lara Herscovitch

Where: First Night Morris County – 12/31/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 2 sets, 7:15 to 8 and 8:15-9pm, at Mission Street Market venue, 9 Market Street in downtown Morristown.


New Year's Eve with Damn The Torpedoes: Tom Petty Tribute

Where: The Stanhope House – 12/31/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ring in the new year with your favorite Tom Petty tribute


Andy Lackow & Mess Around

Where: Suzy Ques BBQ – 12/31/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The 2nd Annual New Year's Eve Party and Blues, Funk and Rock Jam at SuzyQue's BBQ & Bar on Tuesday, 12/31/19 will be hosted by…


Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 12/31/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes


The Brendan Higgins Band

Where: The Stanhope House – 01/03/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Brendan Higgins will be performing a 40 minute set of acoustic originals at the Crossfire Lounge at the Stanhope House in Stanhope, NJ, ion Friday,…


Atlanta Cafe

Where: The Stanhope House – 01/03/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Atlanta Cafe Band w/guest openers.., ACB on 915-930 for 2 sets!


The Atlanta Cafe Band

Where: The Stanhope House – 01/03/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey's own Atlanta Cafe Band brings your their own flavor of blues rock with that special southern country spin


Lelica- B.D. Lenz

Where: Panther Pub – 01/03/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lelica- B.D. Lenz


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Xian Zhang & Inon Barnatan - Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/03/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Xian Zhang & Inon Barnatan - Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 01/03/2020: 8:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking


Bumblefoot

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 01/04/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bumblefoot


Satisfaction

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 01/04/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Satisfaction


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Xian Zhang & Inon Barnatan - Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/05/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Xian Zhang & Inon Barnatan - Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Don Giovanni

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 01/09/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Don Giovanni


Afro-Cuban All Stars

Where: South Orange Performing Arts Center – 01/10/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Afro-Cuban All Stars is a unique big band devoted to promoting the story of Cuba’s rich musical history and the spectrum of Latin dance…


January Music Fest - Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

Where: Blues Festival Centenary College – 01/11/2020: All Day
Details: A veritable “dream team” of virtuoso brass players and internationally acclaimed brass ensemble, The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is composed of some of America’s…


Tributes to U2 (Unforgettable Fire) and Coldplay (Fix You)

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 01/11/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tributes to U2 (Unforgettable Fire) and Coldplay (Fix You)


Radio Petty - A Tom Petty Tribute Band

Where: Investors Bank Theater at Horseshoe Lake – 01/11/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Radio Petty is a the most authentic tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Radio Petty was born from a mutual love for the music…


Gregorio Uribe - PAC the House Series

Where: Hackensack Performing Arts Center – 01/11/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Singer, songwriter and accordionist, Gregorio Uribe has forged a unique place in the music scene in both the United States and Latin America. The Colombian…


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Xian Zhang - Mozart's Don Giovanni

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/11/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Xian Zhang - Mozart's Don Giovanni


Soul Cruisin'

Where: Arthur’s St. Moritz – 01/11/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Soul Cruisin'


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 01/11/2020: 8:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Parking


Whiskey Crossing

Where: Pavinci’s – 01/11/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Whiskey Crossing


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


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The Choir of Man

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/09/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Choir of Man


CLARK GABLE SLEPT HERE

Where: Nutley Little Theatre – 04/10/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hollywood's hiding a lot more in the closet than Tom Ford tuxedos, and megastar agent Jarrod Hilliard's determined to keep it that way. When the…


Manhattan Comedy Night

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/10/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Manhattan Comedy Night


My Little Pony Live

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/11/2020: 2:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: My Little Pony Live


Magic School Bus Tickets

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/15/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Magic School Bus Tickets


Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/17/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood


Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 04/18/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert


Star Wars: The Force Awakens In Concert

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 04/18/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Star Wars: The Force Awakens In Concert


New Jersey Ballet - Don Quixote

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 04/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Ballet - Don Quixote


New Jersey Ballet - Cinderella

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 04/19/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Ballet - Cinderella


Llama Llama Live

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/19/2020: 1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Llama Llama Live


New Jersey Ballet - Cinderella

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 04/19/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Ballet - Cinderella


Llama Llama Live

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


Forever Motown

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/23/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Forever Motown


Recycled Percussion

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 04/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Recycled Percussion


Sister Act

Where: Papermill Playhouse – 04/25/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sister Act


Dance to the Movies

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/25/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dance to the Movies


Dance To The Movies Starring Lesley Ann Warren and Dancing With The Stars

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/25/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dance To The Movies Starring Lesley Ann Warren and Dancing With The Stars


Sister Act

Where: Papermill Playhouse – 04/26/2020: 1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sister Act


B - The Underwater Bubble Show

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/26/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: B - The Underwater Bubble Show


B - The Underwater Bubble Show

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/26/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: B - The Underwater Bubble Show


Sister Act

Where: Papermill Playhouse – 04/26/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sister Act


The Diary of Anne Frank

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/27/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Diary of Anne Frank


Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/01/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company


Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 05/01/2020: 7:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company Parking


Brahms, Vivaldi & Beethoven

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/01/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Brahms, Vivaldi & Beethoven


Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/02/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company


Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 05/02/2020: 7:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company Parking


Daniel Tigers Neighborhood Newark

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/03/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Daniel Tigers Neighborhood Newark


Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/03/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood


Daniel Tigers Neighborhood Newark

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/03/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Daniel Tigers Neighborhood Newark


Igudesman and Joo

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 05/06/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Igudesman and Joo


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Where: Lacordaire Academy – 05/07/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Love is in the air at Lacordaire Academy! Please join the 7th and 8th grades as they present William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Fairies,…


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/08/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, by Horton Foote, @ The Strollers

Where: Burgdorff Performing Arts Center – 05/08/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Strollers of Maplewood is proud to present the heart-warming drama, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, by Horton Foote. In this moving drama, we follow the…


Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 05/08/2020: 8:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Parking


NJSO Family Concerts: The 'New World' Symphony & Beyond!

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/09/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NJSO Family Concerts: The 'New World' Symphony & Beyond!


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/09/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/09/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


Stomp

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 05/09/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Stomp


Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 05/09/2020: 8:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Parking


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/10/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Parking

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center Parking – 05/10/2020: 3:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Parking


One Funny Mother

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 05/15/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: One Funny Mother


Peter Yarrow

Where: Ciccone Theatre – 05/16/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: You’ve seen him in Peter, Paul & Mary! Now see Peter Yarrow on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. at Bergen Community College’s Anna…


New Jersey Ballet - All American Evening

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 05/16/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Ballet - All American Evening


New Jersey Ballet's All American Evening

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 05/16/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Ballet's All American Evening


Tchaikovsky's Violin Conceto

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/16/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tchaikovsky's Violin Conceto


New Jersey Ballet: Cinderella

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 05/17/2020: 1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Ballet: Cinderella


New Jersey Ballet: Cinderella

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 05/17/2020: 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Ballet: Cinderella


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