Music and Theater: 2016

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.


Friday, April 21 • KINKY FREIDMAN. Roy’s Hall, Blairstown • 908/362-1399


Saturday, April 22 • ROBBY KRIEGER BAND. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Saturday, April 22 • FOLK 60’S MUSIC WITH CHARLIE ZAHM. Roxbury Arts Alliance, Succasunna • 862/219-1379


Sunday, April 23 • TONY DESARE. Jazz at Rutherfurd Hall, Allamuchy • 908/852-1894x138


Friday, April 28 • MARTY STUART AND HIS FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES. At The Tabernacle Concert Series, Mount Tabor


Saturday, April 29 • TAYLOR, CHAPIN & EVA. Together, the exceptional artistry of these renowned musicians create an unparalleled musical dynamic and unique new sound. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Thursday, May 4 • JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA. Wynton Marsalis and fifteen of today’s finest jazz soloists and ensemble players Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Saturday, May 6 • 10,000 MANIACS. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Saturday, May 6 • NEWMAN & OLTMAN GUITAR DUO. Edward, Virginia, and Diana Brewer (harpsichord, oboe, soprano) Raman Ramakrishnan, cello Soclair on the Delware: A Tribute to the Artistry of the Soclair Music Festival Raritan River Music Festival, Stockton • 908/213-1100


Saturday, May 6-7 • BEND BEND. Using shadow and projection, theatre artist Kimi Maeda retells the story of her father and Noguchi, both of whom were incarcerated in a camp in Poston, Arizona. The Theatre at RVCC, North Branch • 908/725-3420


Thursday, May 11 • YNGWIE MALMSTEEN. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Friday, May 12 • GUGU DRUM GROUP FROM SHANGHAI. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown • 973/539-8008


Saturday, May 13 • TIMOTHY B SCHMIT. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Saturday, May 13 • ADAM TULLY TRIO. 100 Years of Tango: New Tango Sounds Direct from Buenos Aires Raritan River Music Festival, Stanton • 908/213-1100


Saturday, May 20 • JAMES MADDOCK. Roy’s Hall, Blairstown • 908/362-1399


Saturday, May 20 • ABENDMUSIK. Music for Baroque Violins and Violas da Gamba) Coprario’s Music: Ensembles from the Time after Queen Elizabeth I Raritan River Music Festival, Clinton • 908/213-1100


Sunday, May 21 • OAK RIDGE BOYS. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Wednesday, May 24 • SHANNON MCNALLY. Roy’s Hall, Blairstown • 908/362-1399


Saturday, May 27 • BEETHOVEN BANQUET. Thomas Sauer, piano Grace Park, violin Karen Ouzounian, cello Raritan River Music Festival, Stewartsville • 908/213-1100


Saturday, June 3-4 • CRAWFISH FESTIVAL. Zydeco, Cajun, New Orleans R&B and Delta Blues with fresh boiled crawfish, jambalaya, shrimp creole, fried catfish, grilled alligator sausage. MVA Productions, Augusta • 973/948-5500


Friday, June 9 • BRAND X. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Saturday, June 10 • GROOVE IN THE GROVE SONGWRITER FESTIVAL. Bringing the best regional songwriters to Northwest New Jersey during an afternoon full of original music in a shaded, park-like setting with on-site playground, plenty of parking and interesting vendors. Festival food & adult beverages available for purchase. Skylands Songwriter's Guild, Budd Lake


Saturday, June 17 • BLOOD SWEAT AND TEARS. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Saturday, June 24 • RICKY SKAGGS & KENTUCKY THUNDER. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Saturday, June 24-25 • ROCK, RIBS & RIDGES FESTIVAL. Rock, Ribs and Ridges, Augusta • 973/882-8240


Friday, July 7 • LEE ROCKER. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Saturday, July 15 • DRIVE - A TRIBUTE TO THE CARS. Summer Jamfest Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Saturday, July 15 • GARY PUCKETT & THE UNION GAP. The Newton Theatre, Newton • 973/383-3700


Saturday, July 22 • DOO WAH RIDERS. Summer Jamfest, high energy country with a cajun twist. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Saturday, July 29 • THE BRITISH INVASION. Summer Jamfest. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Saturday, August 5 • PEACHERINE RAGTIME SOCIETY ORCHESTRA. Summer Jamfest. The ensemble underscores a selection of silent films, including One AM with Charlie Chaplin, Cops with Buster Keaton & Big Business with Laurel and Hardy. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900


Saturday, August 12 • DR. KS MOTOWN REVUE. Summer Jamfest. Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown • 908/979-0900

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