Pop/Rock, December

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes will perform at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank on New Year’s Eve.

Dec. 1: The Beach Boys, Reason for the Season Holiday Tour at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Dec. 1: Steven Wilson at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 1: Lindsey Buckingham at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.
Dec. 1: “Marvelous Night: The Music of Van Morrison,” with Rob Paparozzi, Pat Guadagno and others, at Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University, West Long Branch.
Dec. 1: Lynyrd Skynyrd at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
Dec. 1: The Rosanne Cash Band at Newton Theatre.
Dec. 1: Donny and Marie, “Holiday Tour,” at Event Center at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
Dec. 1: The Midtown Men at Golden Nugget, Atlantic City.
Dec. 1: Rittz, King Lil G at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 1: The Wrecks, Badflower, Deal Casino at Asbury Lanes.
Dec. 1: Chris Pinnella Holiday Show at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.
Dec. 1: Satisfaction, Rolling Stones tribute at Stangl Stage, Flemington.

Dec. 2: Marshall Crenshaw at Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown.
Dec. 2: Frank Sinatra’s Birthday Celebration with Michael Martocci and his Ol’ Blue Eyes Orchestra plus “The Sopranos” actors Michael Imperioli. Vincent Pastore and Steve Schirripa at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 2: The Floozies SoDown, at Asbury Lanes.

Dec. 3: Mike Cooley (of Drive-By Truckers) at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.

Dec. 4: Brian Wilson, with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin, performing The Beach Boys’ Christmas Album and more at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Dec. 5: David Crosby and Friends at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Dec. 6: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Dec. 6: Killswitch Engage, Born of Osiris, Crowbar, Death Ray Vision at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 6: Donny and Marie, “Holiday Show” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Dec. 6: Heron Oblivion at Monty Hall, Jersey City.

Dec. 7: O.A.R. at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 7: Like Moths to Flames, Oceans Ate Alaska, Phinehas, Novelists at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 7: 98º at Christmas at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Dec. 7: Rick Springfield, “Stripped Down” (solo music and storytelling) at Newton Theatre.
Dec. 7: Almost Queen, Queen tribute at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 7: Motor City Revue Holiday Show at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

Dec. 8: Reverend Horton Heat, Big Sandy, The Blasters, Junior Brown at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 8: The Mavericks at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.
Dec. 8: Bayside (acoustic) at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 8: O.A.R. at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
Dec. 8: CHON at Asbury Lanes.
Dec. 8: Tchami, Wax Motif, Noizuat at HQ2 Nightclub at Ocean Resort Casino, Atlantic City.
Dec. 8: Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams at Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair.
Dec. 8: Slambovian Circus of Dreams, “A Very Slambovian Circus” at Roy’s Hall, Blairstown.
Dec. 8: Tony Orlando & Dawn, “Holiday Show” at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
Dec. 8: “Holiday Doo Wop” with The Duprees, The Chantels, Kid Kyle, The Teenagers, Jay Siegel at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 8: Zeppelin Complete, Led Zeppelin tribute, at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.
Dec. 8: Emo Night Brooklyn at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 8: Ted Vigil, “A John Denver Christmas” at Newton Theatre.
Dec. 8: The Jersey Four (Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons tribute), Joe Long and the Candy Girls at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

Dec. 9: “Jay’s Jersey Jams, Vol. 5,” a benefit for NJArts.net with Eryn, Nalani & Sarina, Lisa Bouchelle and Katie Henry, at Crossroads, Garwood.
Dec. 9: “A Very Asbury Holiday Show” with Gene Cornish, Bobby Bandiera, The Weeklings, Williams Honor, Tangiers Blues Band, J.T. Bowen, others at the Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park.
Dec. 9: The Weight Band at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 9: A Boogie Wit da Hoodie at Wellmont Theater.

Dec. 10: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 11: Jewel’s Handmade Holiday Tour with Atz, Atz Lee and Nikos Kilcher at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.

Dec. 12-13: Puddles Pity Party at Asbury Lanes.

Dec. 13: Breaking Benjamin at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 13: The Old 97’s at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 13: Rockapella at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Dec. 13: Keller Williams’ Pettygrass, featuring the Hillbenders at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
Dec. 13: NBA YoungBoy, Lil TJay at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.

Dec. 13-15: Brian Fallon, Jared Hart at Crossroads, Garwood.

Dec. 14: Holiday Doo Wop with Charlie Thomas Drifters, The Legendary Teenagers, La La Brooks, Kid Kyle, Larry Chance & The Earls, Cleveland Still & The Dubs at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 14: Eve 6, Somme, Party Nails at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 14: Marshall Crenshaw at Roy’s Hall, Blairstown.
Dec. 14: Griffin House at The Saint, Asbury Park.
Dec. 14: The Royal Scam, Steely Dan tribute at Stanhope House.
Dec. 14: Midnight North at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 14: Tony Saxon, Ruby Bones, Fairmount, Stuyvesant, The Foxfires at Stosh’s, Fair Lawn.

Dec. 14-15: Taking Back Sunday at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.

Dec. 15: 98° at Christmas, at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
Dec. 15: Kelli O’Hara at Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University, Hillside.
Dec. 15: Ryley Walker at Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair. “New Voices” series.
Dec. 15: The THE BAND Band, tribute to The Band at Darress Theater, Boonton.
Dec. 15: Tragedy (all-metal tribute to the Bee Gees and Beyond), The Ramoms (all-female Ramones tribute) at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 15: Kashmir, Led Zeppelin tribute at Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood.
Dec. 15: Ana Gasteyer, “Holiday Tipple” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Dec. 15: Life of Agony, Sick of It All at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 15: Teen Top at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
Dec. 15: Classic Stones Live, Rolling Stones tribute at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 16: “Champagne Jam” with The Front Bottoms, Manchester Orchestra, SWMRS, Remo Drive, Beach Bunny, Shannen Moser, The Moms, Mandancing at Convention Hall, Asbury Park.
Dec. 16: Jim Brickman at Ovation Hall at Ocean Resort Casino, Atlantic City.

Dec. 17-18: Holiday Express Benefit Concert at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 19: Darlene Love at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.
Dec. 19: Billy Strings at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

Dec. 20: Darlene Love’s “Souled Out Christmas” with Pat Guadagno at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.

Dec. 21: The Guitar Collective 2018, featuring Angel Vivaldi and Nita Strauss, at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 21: Moondance, Van Morrison tribute at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 21: Jessie’s Girl, ’80s tribute at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.

Dec. 21-22: Streetlight Manifesto at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 21-22: From Good Homes at Newton Theatre.

Dec. 22: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Prudential Center, Newark.
Dec. 22: “Santa for Lunch Break” benefit with Brian Kirk and the Jirks at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 22: Trophy Scars, The Battery Electric, Boys of Fall at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
Dec. 22: Jill Sobule at Hopewell Theater.
Dec. 22: The Happy Fits, Shoobies, Sonic Blume at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 22: Countess Luann and her Holiday Cabaret Show at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 22: Tim McLoone & the Shirleys holiday show at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

Dec. 23: Bobby Bandiera and Friends, HOPE Concert at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 27:  The Roots at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 27: The Werks at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

Dec. 28: Clutch, The Messthetics, The Mike Dillon Band, Lionize at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 28: State Champs, A Will Away, Save Face, In Her Own Words, Young Culture at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 28: Garland Jeffreys Trio at The Loft at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 28: Japanese Breakfast at Asbury Lanes.
Dec. 28: E Street Shuffle, Bruce Springsteen tribute at Levoy Theater, Millville.
Dec. 28: U.S. Bombs at Dingbatz, Clifton.

Dec. 29: Ghostface Killah at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.

Dec. 29: Felix Cavaliere and Gene Cornish’s Rascals at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 29: Zydeco Revelators at The Office, Montclair.
Dec. 29: The Route ’80s Band at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

Dec. 30: Breaking Benjamin, at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
Dec. 30: Electric Ballroom 20th Anniversary Concert with Monster Magnet, Blue Coupe, Frankenstein 3000 at House of Independents, Asbury Park.

Dec. 30-31: Dark Star Orchestra, Grateful Dead tribute at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 30-31: Hop Along at Asbury Lanes.

Dec. 31: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 31: The O’Jays, The Commodores at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
Dec. 31: War at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.
Dec. 23: Tavares, Rose Royce at Resorts, Atlantic City.
Dec. 31: New Jersey Festival Orchestra at Westfield High School Auditorium. “Singin’ and Dancin’ With the Stars,” featuring Broadway Guest Vocalists, Da’Von Doane and friends from Dance Theater of Harlem. 
Dec. 31: Shorty Long and the Jersey Horns at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.
Dec. 31: Rockell at Joey Harrison’s River House, Forked River.
Dec. 31: Tim McLoone & the Shirleys at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

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