Music and Theater: 2018

Rich and varied, music in Northwest New Jersey is just the ticket for evenings that end on high notes. Your musical destination is never very far away and often the price can't be beat.


Sunday, February 3 • JOHNNY PEERS AND THE MUTTVILLE COMIX. Ringling Brothers Clown College graduate Johnny Peers and his personality-plus canines are coming to tickle your funny bone with amazing and hilarious stunts! Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Monday, February 4 • HERB GARDNER’S GROUND HOG JAM. Trombonist Herb Gardner returns after a two year hiatus to celebrate one of his favorite holidays along with the finest musicians from New England and the surrounding area. Morris Museum Bickford Theater, Morristown • 973/971-3700


Monday, February 4 • HERB GARDNER’S GROUND HOG JAM. Morris Museum Bickford Theater, Morristown • 973/971-3700


Thursday, February 7 • LEANN RIMES. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Thursday, February 7 • HIROYA TSUKAMOTO. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Saturday, February 9 • MARTHA REDBONE ROOTS PROJECT. Miss Redbone's music flows equally from her own unique, award-winning blend of Native American elements with funk and her deep roots in Appalachian folk and Piedmont blues. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Saturday, February 9 • WALTER TROUT AND ERIC GALES. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Sunday, February 10 • THREE DOG NIGHT. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Wednesday, February 13 • LOVE LETTERS. A.R. Gurney’s tender emotional portrait about the powerful connection of love. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Friday, February 15 • DISNEY’S DCAPPELLA. Disney Music Group’s new a cappella group featuring seven world class vocalists, embarks on its first North American tour. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Friday, February 15 • 42FT – A MENAGERIE OF MECHANICAL MARVELS. Cirque Mechanics The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Saturday, February 16 • JOHN LODGE. Moody Blue on his own. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Sunday, February 17 • DAVID OSTWALD’S LOUIS ARMSTRONG ETERNITY BAND DIXIELAND JAZZ. Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band breathes life and passion into America’s own great art form. Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall, Allamuchy • 908/852-1894 x338


Sunday, February 17 • SHANGHAI OPERA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Thursday, February 21 • KRISTIN ANDREASSEN. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Saturday, February 23 • JACKIE EVANCHO: AN EVENING WITH THE NEW AMERICAN SONGBOOK. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Thursday, February 28 • SHAUN BOOTHE’S UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY SERIES. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Thursday, March 7 • GABRIEL ROYAL. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Saturday, March 9 • FROM PURPLE TO PÄRT. RIOULT Dance NY The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Saturday, March 9 • ROXBURY THEATER COMEDY NIGHT. Roxbury Arts Alliance, Succasunna • 862/219-1379


Sunday, March 10 • REFLECTIONS: IRELAND IN SONG AND STORY. A tapestry of Irish song, story and cultural lore examining the themes of religions, emigration, the Troubles and more! Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Monday, March 11 • BIX BEIDERBECKE’S BIRTHDAY BASH. Cornetist, Mike Davis, leads the celebration. Morris Museum Bickford Theater, Morristown • 973/971-3700


Saturday, March 16 • US ARMY FIELD BAND: THE JAZZ AMBASSADORS. The United States Army's premier big band featuring a diverse repertoire of big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz and so much more. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Sunday, March 17 • JERRY WELDON QUARTET. Internationally renowned veteran sax man Jerry Weldon, has been a player on the jazz scene for more than 35 years. With eight CD’s as a leader and more sideman sides than even he can count. Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall, Allamuchy • 908/852-1894 x338


Saturday, March 23 • CEILIDH: AN EVENING OF IRISH MUSIC AND DANCE. Since 1998, the Bessie Award nominated company Darrah Carr has brought a bold new twist to conventional Irish dance. The programs feature live music and champion Irish step dancers who have garnered awards at numerous competitions on both the national and international circuit. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Friday, April 5 • GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Saturday, April 6 • INTRODUCING: JOHN LLOYD YOUNG. Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young originated the role of Frankie Valli in Broadway's hit, Jersey Boys. Young's latest concert is a celebration of classic hits from the '50s and '60s presenting in the authentic acoustic style of original rock 'n' roll, Doo-Wop and R&B standards. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Sunday, April 7 • RONNY WHYTE TRIO SINGS SINATRA. Ronny Whyte is an interpreter of Classic American Popular Song, an outstanding jazz pianist, and a successful songwriter. Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall, Allamuchy • 908/852-1894 x338


Sunday, April 7 • BROADWAY’S NEXT HIT MUSICAL. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Monday, April 8 • RIO CLEMENTE AND FRIENDS. Morris Museum Bickford Theater, Morristown • 973/971-3700


Saturday, April 13 • MOE-TION DANCE THEATER. Established in 2007, moe-tion dance theater is a contemporary modern dance company based in New Jersey. Known for their diverse repertory and site-specific work, moe-tion dance theater has performed at numerous festivals, showcases and venues throughout the tri-state area. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Thursday, May 2 • THE EARLY MAYS. With Appalachian-inspired harmonies and a sweet, old-time sound, the Early Mays have captivated both regional and national audiences with songs that range from traditional to modern in style, and from contemplative to barn raising in spirit. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Monday, May 6 • STEPHANIE TRICK AND PAOLO ALDERIGHI. Husband and wife team play classic jazz piano. Morris Museum Bickford Theater, Morristown • 973/971-3700


Thursday, May 23 • NEVILLE DICKIE AND THE MIDIRI BROTHERS. Morris Museum Bickford Theater, Morristown • 973/971-3700

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