Halsey, Demi Lovato, Santana, Alanis Morissette, Stephen Colbert and Jim Gaffigan will be among the attractions in this year’s inaugural edition of the North to Shore Festival, devoted to music, comedy, film and technology. Other artists among the dozens to perform will include Bill Burr, Marisa Monte, Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Brian Fallon, The Smithereens, Remember Jones (playing songs from Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell album), The B-52’s, Natalie Merchant and Jay Wheeler.
A first-of-its-kind endeavor, the festival will take place in three cities in three different parts of New Jersey over three successive weeks: Atlantic City, June 4-11; Asbury Park, June 14-18; and Newark, June 21-25.
Festival details were announced at a press conference at NJPAC in Newark, March 13. Speakers included Gov. Phil Murphy; First Lady Tammy Murphy; NJPAC president CEO John Schreiber; and the mayors of the three cities.
Schreiber called the festival “the brainchild” of the Murphys. He also said that the events announced today represents “only the beginning,” and that “we’ll be adding many more concerts, lectures and conversations in the weeks to come.”
NJPAC is producing the festival in collaboration with Montclair Film, the Newark International Film Festival, TechUnited and other organizations.
For ticket information, more details and updates, visit northtoshore.com.
Here are the events announced today:
June 7, 8 p.m.: “Quizzo” trivia at Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall.
June 8, 8 p.m.: North to Shore Opening Night Dance Party featuring Joe McGinty & the Loser’s Lounge at Anchor Rock Club.
June 9, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Whole Health Pavilion at Atlantic City campus of Stockton University.
Stockton University, Atlantic City Campus
June 9, 5 p.m.: Anthony Krizan at Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall.
June 9, 7 p.m.: Miss Cantaloupe, Molly Ringworm at Anchor Rock Club.
June 9, 8 p.m.: Gavin DeGraw, Colbie Caillat at Adrian Philips Theater at Boardwalk Hall.
June 9, 8:30 p.m.: “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” screening at Chicken Bone Beach at Playground Pier.
June 9, 9 p.m.: Amanda and Teddy at Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall.
June 9, 9 p.m.: Comedy and Open Mic Night with Michelle Tomko at Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall.
June 10: 6 p.m.: Weir Wolves, Bob Weir tribute at Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall.
June 10, 8 p.m.: Jay Wheeler at Tropicana.
June 10, 8 p.m.: Remember Jones, tribute to Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell album, at Resorts.
June 10, 8:30 p.m.: “Top Gun: Maverick” screening at Chicken Bone Beach at Playground Pier.
June 10, 9 p.m.: Resurrextion, Allman Brothers Band tribute at Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall.
June 11, 5 p.m.: Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour with Loni Love, Jess Hilarious, B. Simone, Jackie Fabulous, NeNe Leakes at Adrian Philips Theater at Boardwalk Hall.
June 14, 7 p.m.: Brian Fallon, Donovan Woods at Stone Pony.
June 14, 7 p.m.: Sensational Soul Cruisers at Wonder Bar.
June 15, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: TechUnited’s “Better Capital” conference at Asbury Lanes.
June 15, 4 to 8 p.m.: TechUnited’s Catalyst Awards at Asbury Lanes.
June 15, 7 p.m.: Dentist, Little Hag, Lowlight at Wonder Bar.
June 16, time TBA: Dorian Parreott at Turf Club/Asbury Park African American Music Project.
June 16, 8 p.m.: Nicole Atkins at Wonder Bar.
June 16, 8 p.m.: Demi Lovato at Stone Pony Summer Stage
June 17, 7 p.m.: The Haunting, Echo Plum, Surf Haven at House of Independents.
June 17, 8 p.m.: The Smithereens with Marshall Crenshaw at Wonder Bar.
June 17, 8 p.m.: The B-52’s at Stone Pony Summer Stage.
June 18, 6 p.m.: Jarod Clemons & the Late Nights, Clarence Clemons celebration at Wonder Bar.
June 21, 8 p.m.: Santana at Prudential Center.
June 21-22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Newark International Film Festival registration at Atrium.
June 21-22, 8 p.m.: Halsey with string ensemble at Prudential Hall at NJPAC. Benefit for arts programs and arts education across New Jersey.
June 22, 12:30 to 7 p.m.: TechUnited BetterX Summit at NJPAC.
June 22, 2 p.m.: Newark International Film Festival acting workshop with Wendy McKenzie at Express Newark.
June 22, 4 p.m.: Newark International Film Festival acting workshop with Tobias Truvillion at Express Newark.
June 22, 5 p.m.: Newark International Film Festival Lighting for Film and TV workshop at Atrium.
June 22, 6 p.m.: Newark International Film Festival screenings at Dame Dash Studios and CityPlex12.
June 22, 7 p.m.: TechUnited’s BetterX Summit Keynote: Daymond John, “A Better Future for All Starts with Entrepreneurship” at Victoria Theater at NJPAC.
June 22, 8 p.m.: Alanis Morissette, Aimee Mann at Prudential Center.
June 23, 8 p.m.: Marisa Monte at Prudential Hall at NJPAC.
June 23, 8 p.m.: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes at Victoria Theater at NJPAC.
June 24, 8 p.m.: Bill Burr at Prudential Center.
June 24, 8 p.m.: “An Evening with Stephen Colbert and Jim Gaffigan” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC.
June 25, 8 p.m.: Natalie Merchant with The Orchestra at St. Luke’s at Prudential Hall at NJPAC.
June 25, 8 p.m.: Ross Mathews at Victoria Theater at NJPAC.
Here is some footage from today’s press conference:
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