NJ Art & Music Express festival will offer events in Avenel, Rahway, Woodbridge

NJ Art & Music Express

The NJ Art & Music Express festival will take place in Avenel, Rahway and Woodbridge, May 4.

A multi-city arts festival, the NJ Art & Music Express, will offer a variety of events, most of which are free, in Avenel, Rahway and Woodbridge, May 4, with free NJ Transit transportation (see schedule HERE) offered to help people get from city to city.

Here is the city-by-city rundown. For information, visit woodbridgenjmusic.com or rahwayishappening.com/NJAMX.


6 p.m.: Bill & Andy (acoustic duo Bill Hadam and Andy Hladek) at Curtains Restaurant at Avenel Performing Arts Center.
8 p.m.: Jeff Leeson (comedian) at Avenel Performing Arts Center.


Arts Park
Mural dedication and meet-and-greet with artist Emilio Florentine
1 p.m.: Art-making workshop with Laura Brown

East Cherry Street Artisan Market (11 a.m.-5 p.m.)

The Gallery Space at Rahway Senior Center
Noon-3 p.m.:
“Between Extremes: An Exhibit of Black and White Artworks” (preview reception)\

Hamilton Stage at Union County Performing Arts Center
2 and 7 p.m.:
“Golden Gals, Live!”

Rahway Creates Exhibits
10 a.m.-4 p.m.:
Rahway Recreation Center
10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Rahway Library
2-4 p.m.: The Coffee Box
3-5 p.m.: Atelier Rosal Gallery

Rahway Train Station Plaza
10 a.m.:
Sarah Teti (folk/pop)
11:25 a.m.: Matt Telliho (folk/acoustic rock)
12:50 p.m.: James Matheson (indie alternative)
2:20 p.m.: Joseph Frame (jazz)
3:45 p.m.: Steve Beal (jazz/rock/blues)

Union County Performing Arts Center
1 p.m.:
Wurlitzer organ performance by Eric Fahner, playing music written by John Williams
2 p.m.: Screening of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”


Barron Arts Center
2-4 p.m.:
Open house for “Art That Tracks: Visual Artists Explore Trains & Locomotives” exhibition

Berkeley College
8 a.m.-3 p.m.:
Student Art Show

Gallery on Main
1 p.m.:
Enrique Zaldivar (classic Latin music and originals)

Parker Press Park
5 p.m.: The Outcrops (blues- and soul-inspired rock)
6 p.m.: Blues People (blues)

Ristorante Venezia
1 p.m.:
Diane Perry (folk/jazz/classical violinist)

Tanzman Park
2 p.m.:
Nine Deeez Nite (’90s tribute)

Town Hall Parking Lot
11 a.m.-1 p.m.:
Mental Health Day

United Methodist Church
1 p.m.:
Jason Alton Miller (folk/roots singer-songwriter)

Woodbridge Train Station
10 a.m.:
Demolition Brass Band


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