Pop/Rock, December

nj concerts dec. 2021

Darlene Love performs at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, Dec. 15, and BergenPAC in Englewood, Dec. 22.

Dec. 1: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 1: Jonathan Antoine, “ChristmasLand Live!” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Dec. 1, 15 and 29: The Brofessionals at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como.

Dec. 2: The Midtown Men at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 2: Paramount’s Laser Spectacular Featuring the Music of Pink Floyd at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 2: The Amish Outlaws at Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck.
Dec. 2: Malibu, Justin Magnaye, Riptide, Jack Powers at Crossroads, Garwood.
Dec. 2: Harmony Project at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como.

Dec. 2-5: America’s Sweethearts, “Holiday Concert” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30: “The Motown Holiday Show” at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.

Dec. 3: Earth, Wind & Fire at Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
Dec. 3: Rosanne Cash at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
Dec. 3: “Sidemen Center Stage” with Marc Muller, Tony Garnier, Jeff Kazee, Jon Herington, Josh Dion at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 3: Dar Williams at Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair.
Dec. 3: The Slambovian Circus of Dreams, “A Very Slambovian Circus” at Roy’s Hall, Blairstown.
Dec. 3: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at Caesars, Atlantic City.
Dec. 3: The Weight Band at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.
Dec. 3: Quincy Mumford, Holiday Show with Joey Harkum Band at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 3: Brandon “Taz” Niederauer at Stanhope House.
Dec. 3: The Musical Box, Genesis tribute at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 3: Betsy Wolfe at Holmdel Theatre Company. Broadway at the Barn series.
Dec. 3: Sal Valentinetti, “Holiday Show” at Carteret Performing Arts and Events Center.
Dec. 3: Rock This Town Orchestra “Holiday Spectacular,” Brian Setzer Orchestra tribute at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.
Dec. 3: Adam Melchor at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
Dec. 3: Neck Deep, Boston Manor, Zero 9:36, Heart Attack Man, Oxymorrons at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 3: Nick Perri, Walt Lafty at The Saint, Asbury Park.
Dec. 3: Straight No Chaser at Ovation Hall at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Dec. 3: The Motor City Revue, “Holiday Concert” at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.
Dec. 3: “Splish Splash: The Music of Bobby Darin” with Rob Gartner at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Dec. 3: Pure McCartney, Paul McCartney tribute at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 3: SIK Duo at HQ2 Nightclub at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Dec. 3: All Around, Year of the Rat, Soma, Maple Ave, ReVerse at Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck.
Dec. 3: JoBonanno at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como.

Dec. 4: Sarah Brightman at Ovation Hall at Ocean Resort Casino, Atlantic City.
Dec. 4: The Smithereens featuring Marshall Crenshaw and Robin Wilson at Carteret Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 4: Richard Thompson at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 4: Gary U.S. Bonds, Eddie Testa Band, Sydney Sherwood at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 4: G Herbo at Ritz Theatre, Elizabeth.
Dec. 4: REO Speedwagon at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.
Dec. 4: Will Downing, Carol Riddick at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.
Dec. 4: Steve Forbert at Roy’s Hall, Blairstown.
Dec. 4: The Ergs!, Hunchback, Glazer at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 4: Gary Puckett & the Union Gap, “Christmas Show” at Golden Nugget, Atlantic City.
Dec. 4: “Holiday Fest” at 1867 Sanctuary, Ewing. With Rays of Hope, Helen O’Shea & The Shanakees, Fiona Tyndall and Kathy Haynie, Shenanigans, The Bagels, Yule Tides, Loose Bricks, The Beagles.
Dec. 4: Christine Martucci & the Band of Love, Josh Zuckerman at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 4: The Association, “Christmas With The Association” at Newton Theatre.
Dec. 4: “Holiday Doo Wop” with Kenny Vance & The Planotones, Jay Siegel’s Tokens, Jimmy Gallagher & The Passions, The Mystics, Classic Sounds at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 4: Duke Dumont at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Dec. 4: Alive ’75 (Kiss tribute), Happy Hawthorne at Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck.
Dec. 4: Almost Queen (Queen tribute), Philadelphia Freedom (Elton John tribute) at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 4: The You and Eyes at Tierney’s, Montclair.
Dec. 4: Dark City Strings, Grain Thief at The Saint, Asbury Park.
Dec. 4: “Christmas with Elvis,” Matt Lewis & Long Live the King Orchestra at Landis Theater, Vineland.
Dec. 4: OCC Concert Band, “Good to Be Home for the Holidays” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Dec. 4: Tim McLoone & the Shirleys holiday show at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.
Dec. 4: The Hashtags at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como.

Dec. 4, 16-18 and 23: Brian Fallon at Crossroads, Garwood. With opening sets by Jared Hart (Dec. 4 and 16), Anika Pyle (Dec. 17), Roger Harvey (Dec. 18) and Augusta Koch (Dec. 23).

Dec. 5: Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 5: Hot Tuna, David Bromberg Quintet at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 5: American Aquarium, Tommy Prine at Asbury Lanes.
Dec. 5: “Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular Holiday Concert” featuring Shawn Klush, Cody Ray Slaughter, The Blackwood Quartet, The Fabulous Ambassadors and the Nashville Dreams at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.

Dec. 5 and 19: Chris Pinnella, “Christmas in Asbury” at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

Dec. 7: Pentatonix, “Evergreen Christmas Tour” at Prudential Center, Newark.
Dec. 7: Michael Bolton, “Greatest Hits and Holiday Favorites” at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 7: Brent Smith and Zach Myers of Shinedown, JR Moore, Zack Mack at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 7: Natalia Zukerman at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne. Midday Artist Series.
Dec. 7: Elena Ricardo and Paul A. Schaefer, “Exposure Therapy” at Vanguard Theater, Montclair. Broadway on Bloomfield series.

Dec. 7-8: Earth, Wind & Fire at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Dec. 8: The Midtown Men at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 8: Puddles Pity Party at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 8: “Taylor Mac’s Holiday Sauce … Booster!” at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
Dec. 8: Maggie Rose at Asbury Lanes.
Dec. 8: String Machine, Brewster and Palamino at Crossroads, Garwood.

Dec. 9: The Irish Tenors at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 9: Jane Lynch: “A Swingin’ Little Christmas” at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 9: A Very Asbury Holiday Show featuring Pat Roddy Band and Friends at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.

Dec. 9-11: The Menzingers at Crossroads, Garwood.

Dec. 10: 3 Chambers Tour with Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, GZA at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 10: Bill Kirchen, Kinderhook at Roy’s Hall, Blairstown.
Dec. 10: Rhett Miller, Jackie June, Morningside Lane at Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck.
Dec. 10: Waiting on Mongo at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 10: Tropidelic, Joint Operation at The Saint, Asbury Park.
Dec. 10: Batten Down the Hatches, America Part Two, Touchdown Boy, Not Yer Baby, Cold Joy at Asbury Lanes, Asbury Park.
Dec. 10: Hotel California, The Eagles tribute at Carteret Performing Arts and Events Center.
Dec. 10: The Sensational Soul Cruisers at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 10: EagleMania, The Eagles tribute at Bally’s Grand Ballroom, Atlantic City.
Dec. 10: Live & Let Die, symphonic tribute to Paul McCartney at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Dec. 10: The Nerds at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 10: Stiff Upper Lip, AC/DC tribute at Huddy’s Inn, Colts Neck.
Dec. 10: Shakey Ground at Tierney’s, Montclair.
Dec. 10: Rick Wonder at HQ2 Nightclub at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Dec. 10: The Smokin’ Jackets at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como.

Dec. 10-11: Taking Back Sunday, Straylight Run plus Modern Chemistry (Dec. 10) and Playing Dead (Dec. 11) at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 10-11: Marie Osmond, “Magical Symphonic Christmas Tour” at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

Dec. 11: Low Cut Connie, SUSU at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 11: Max Weinberg’s Jukebox at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Dec. 11: Fantastic Cat (Mike Montali, Anthony D’Amato, Brian Dunne and Don DiLego) at Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair.
Dec. 11: The Doo Wop Project holiday show at Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union.
Dec. 11: The Fleshtones at Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown.
Dec. 11: The Wonder Years at Asbury Lanes.
Dec. 11: ERIC (Extra Rich in Class), Mecca at The Loft at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 11: Ted Poley, Rock Kandy at Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck.
Dec. 11: Bell Bottom Blues, Eric Clapton tribute at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 11: Tom Kanach Band, The Fletchers at The Saint, Asbury Park.
Dec. 11: Good Stuff at Shanghai Jazz, Madison. Tribute to Steely Dan, Stevie Wonder, Sting and Gino Vannelli.
Dec. 11: “Oh What a Night of Doo-Wop and Rock ‘n’ Roll, Vol. 4” with Kenny Vance & The Planotones, Jimmy Clanton, Lenny Dell & The Dimensions, The Dubs, The Fireflies, The Classic Sounds, Sky’s the Limit (Duprees tribute) at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 11: The Discoteks at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park. Asbury Boardwalk Rescue Benefit, hosted by Felipe Rose.
Dec. 11: Close Carpenters, The Carpenters tribute at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.
Dec. 11: The Ones You Forgot, With Sails Ahead, Poeta, Pop Alma at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 11: Cheat Codes at HQ2 Nightclub at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Dec. 11: The Wag, “Christmas Spectacular” at Strand Theater, Lakewood.
Dec. 11: Watchung Mountain Riders at Tierney’s, Montclair.
Dec. 11: West End Dogs at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como.

Dec. 12: “A John Denver Christmas Special,” featuring Ted Vigil at Newton Theatre.
Dec. 12: George Gee Swing Orchestra, “Sleigh Bell Swing” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Dec. 12: Empire Wild, holiday concert at Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
Dec. 12: “A Very Special Beach Music Rock Band Christmas!” at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 12: Midnight Mess at Tierney’s Tavern, Montclair.

Dec. 14: Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey Emergency Relief Fund Benefit with John Rzeznik, the Brian Kirk Trio, Linday Jordan, at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 14: The Mavericks at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Dec. 15: Evanescence, Halestorm, Lilith Czar, at Prudential Center, Newark.
Dec. 15: Darlene Love’s “Souled” Out Christmas with Pat Guadagno at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 15: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 15: Mipso at Roy’s Hall, Blairstown.
Dec. 15: Citizen, Drug Church, Glitterer, Floating Room at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 15: John Rogers Soul Band at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Dec. 16: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 16: “A Very Countess Christmas!” featuring Luann de Lesseps at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 16: Jesse Dayton, Sarah Borges, Whiskey Crossing at Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck.
Dec. 16: “A Very Jersey Christmas” at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como. With Anthony Krizan, Jillian Rhys McCoy, JoBonanno, Lisa Sherman, Richie Moscolo, Rich Meyer, others.
Dec. 16: The Wizards of Winter at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Dec. 16: Owls & Lions at Tierney’s, Montclair.
Dec. 16: NJCU Pop/Rock Ensemble Fall Concert at Margaret Williams Theatre at New Jersey City University, Jersey City.
Dec. 16: Eddie Testa & Friends at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como.

Dec. 17: Evanescence, Halestorm, Lilith Czar at BB&T Pavilion, Camden.
Dec. 17: Willie Nile at Stanhope House.
Dec. 17: COIN, mazie at The Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 17: Michigan Rattlers at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 17: The Edwards Twins at Kathedral Event Center, Hammonton.
Dec. 17: 87 Nights, Tennis Courts at The Saint, Asbury Park.
Dec. 17: Duel of the Decades: ’80s vs. ’90s at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 17: Can’t Swim, Latewaves at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 17: Nick Scalici at HQ2 Nightclub at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Dec. 17: Grateful Dead All Star Jam featuring members of WigJam, Reflections, OMG and The Peach Project, at Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck.
Dec. 17: Holme at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como.

Dec. 17-18: Max Weinberg’s Jukebox at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 17-18: The Happy Fits, Snarls (Dec. 18 only), Phoneboy at Asbury Lanes.

Dec. 18: Norm Lewis, presented by Kean Stage at the Wilkins Theatre at Enlow Recital Hall, Hillside.
Dec. 18: The Starting Line, The Movielife, Queen of Jeans at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 18: Low Cut Connie, “Tough Cookies” live broadcast with Wreckless Eric at The Saint, Asbury Park.
Dec. 18: E.Town Concrete at Anchor Rock Club, Atlantic City.
Dec. 18: “Santa for … Lunch Break” with Brian Kirk & the Jirks at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 18: The Cliffs at Jenks, Point Pleasant Beach.
Dec. 18: The E Street Shuffle, Bruce Springsteen tribute at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 18: Almost U2 (U2 tribute), The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Time Machine, at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 18: Scot Bruce, Elvis Presley tribute at Carteret Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 18: Chris Pinnella, “Christmas at the Algonquin” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.
Dec. 18: DJ Shortkutz, DJ Riz, Big Ben at HQ2 Nightclub at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Dec. 18: 54 Ultra, Echoes of Earth, High Anxiety, Stereo Jo, Flip Thru at Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck.
Dec. 18: Emo Night Brooklyn at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 18: Joe Baracata at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como.

Dec. 19: “LaBamba’s Holiday Hurrah” at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 19: “The Pipes of Christmas” at Central Presbyterian Church, Summit.
Dec. 19: Reagan Richards at Columbian Hall at Knights of Columbus, South Amboy.
Dec. 19: Twelve Twenty-Four: A Holiday Rock Orchestra at Newton Theatre.
Dec. 19: Hamell on Trial at Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown.
Dec. 19: Forgivers, Dentist at House of Independents, Asbury Park.

Dec. 20-21: Holiday Express, benefit concert at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 22: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Prudential Center, Newark.
Dec. 22: Darlene Love, “Love for the Holidays” at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 22: Anthony Raneri, Vinnie Caruana at House of Independents, Asbury Park.

Dec. 26: Hyperglow New Jersey, “Make America Lit Again Tour” at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.

Dec. 27: Aaron West & the Roaring Twenties at House of Independents, Asbury Park.

Dec. 28: The Roots at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 28: Clutch, Stöner, Native Howl at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.

Dec. 29: Gogol Bordello at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 29: “What a Wonderful Year” at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park. With Shady Street Show Band, Des & the Swagmatics, Dentist, Mercury Brothers, Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son, Fake Pockets, Natalie Farrell, Chill Smith, Heather Hills, Soulfood, Dano.
Dec. 29: Personal Space at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.

Dec. 30: Thursday, Laura Jane Grace, vein.fm at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 30: Guided by Voices at Anchor Rock Club, Atlantic City.
Dec. 30: Joe P, Anna Shoemaker, Sonic Blume at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 30: “What a Wonderful Year” at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park. With The Foes of Fern, Alexander Simone & Whodat?, Jarod Clemons & the Late Nights, The Extensions, Flexiglass, Mister Tickle Hands, Kuf Knotz & Christine Elise, Renee Maskin, Jeff Linden, Dracula Kitty.
Dec. 30: The Techtonics, featuring Sabrina and Gaten Matarazzo, at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 30: Spare Parts at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como.

Dec. 31: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 31: Chicago at Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
Dec. 31: Remember Jones, Connor Bracken & the Mother Leeds Band at Asbury Lanes.
Dec. 31: Low Cut Connie at Anchor Rock Club, Atlantic City.
Dec. 31: The Early November at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 31: Tony Orlando at Resorts, Atlantic City.
Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve With Jerry Blavat featuring Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes at Bally’s, Atlantic City.
Dec. 31: Eddie Testa Band at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 31: Songs in the Attic, Billy Joel tribute featuring David Clark, at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.
Dec. 31: Classic Stones Live, The Rolling Stones tribute at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.
Dec. 31: The Flemtones at Tierney’s, Montclair.
Dec. 31: Cash Cash at HQ2 Nightclub at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Dec. 31: Tony Sands, Frank Sinatra tribute at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
Dec. 31: Big Bang Baby at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como.

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