Pop/Rock, December

NJ pop-rock listings Dec.

Darlene Love performs at Kean University in Union, Dec. 14, and the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, Dec. 18.

Dec. 5: Denny Laine & the Moody Wing Band at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Dec. 5: Brian Kirk & the Jirks, Bruce Springsteen tribute at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 5: lespecial at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 5: Bobbie Holiday, Coopah the Savage, BMB (Black Mob Boys), Drew the Recluse, 8 Dayz, Solo Dolor, BTV Delivery Bam, BeePut, Astro the Kid at The Saint, Asbury Park.

Dec. 6: Idina Menzel at Caesars, Atlantic City.
Dec. 6: The Cult, Spirit Animal at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 6: Béla Fleck & the Flecktones at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Dec. 6: The Milk Carton Kids at Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair.
Dec. 6: Reverend Horton Heat, Voodoo Glow Skulls, The 5.6.7.8.’s, Dave Alvin at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
Dec. 6: Slambovian Circus of Dreams, “A Very Slambovian Christmas” at Roy’s Hall, Blairstown.
Dec. 6: Glimmer Grass Band at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 6: Quincy Mumford & the Reason Why, Mike Pinto, Rachel Ana Dobkin at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 6: Alan Paul and Andy Aledort, Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute at The Loft at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 6: Lili Vakili Band at Ruthie’s BBQ and Pizza, Montclair.
Dec. 6: Katie Henry Band, Pinebox Boyz at Bernie’s Hillside Lounge, Chester.
Dec. 6: Current Swell, Carmanah, The Tide Bends at The Saint, Asbury Park.
Dec. 6: Kulick, Ella Ross, Blaise at Asbury Park Brewery.

Dec. 6-7: BariToned, “Damsels in Distress: A Tip of the Hat to Broadway’s Leading Ladies” at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 6-8 and 13-15: Ami Brabson, “A Change Is Gonna Come” cabaret show at Luna Stage, West Orange.

Dec. 7: Bettye LaVette at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
Dec. 7: “Sinderella’s Ball,” benefit for Joan Dancy & PALS (People With ALS) featuring Bobby Bandiera, Docs of Rock, Strumberry Pie at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 7: Michael Bolton, “The Symphony Sessions” at Golden Nugget, Atlantic City.
Dec. 7: The Ergs, School DrugsTeenage HalloweenNato Coles & The Blue Diamond Band at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 7: Reverend Horton Heat, Voodoo Glow Skulls, The 5.6.7.8.’s, Dave Alvin at Asbury Lanes.
Dec. 7: Marshall Crenshaw at Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown.
Dec. 7: The Drifters, The Coasters, The Platters at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.
Dec. 7: Ronnie Penque’s Panama Dead, New Riders of the Purple Sage tribute at Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton.
Dec. 7: Luann de Lesseps at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
Dec. 7: Sons of Serendip, “A Holiday Concert” at Berrie Center at Ramapo College, Mahwah.
Dec. 7: A Will Away, Small TalksSunsleeperMandancing at Asbury Park Brewery.
Dec. 7: Voyage (Journey tribute), Double Vision (Foreigner tribute) at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 7: Kiss the Sky, Jimi Hendrix tribute at Darress Theatre, Boonton.
Dec. 7: Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot, Billy Joel tribute at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Dec. 7: DJ Pauly D at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 7: Evil Annie, Mike Daly & the Planets, The Accelerators, Charm School at Harp n’ Bard, Clifton.
Dec. 7: Josh Zuckerman Band at The Saint, Asbury Park.
Dec. 7: Rainbow Fresh at Finnegan’s Pub, Hoboken.

Dec. 8: “A Very Asbury Holiday Show” with Everett Bradley’s Holidelic, The Weeklings, Ian Gray & Ocean Avenue Stompers, Pat Roddy, deSoL, Gene Cornish (of The Rascals), Carmine Appice, Lance Larson, Jaquita Mays, Jim Babjak (of The Smithereens), Lisa Lowell, Williams Honor, Bobby Mahoney, Pat Guadagno, Emily Grove, Deseree Spinks, Layonne Holmes, JT Bowen, Eddie Testa, Joe Bellia, Jillian Rhys McCoy, Billy Hector, Joel Krauss, Alexis Krauss (of Sleigh Bells), Anthony Krizan, CC Coletti and others at the Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park.
Dec. 8: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness (acoustic), Ivory Layne at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 8: Frank Sinatra Birthday Celebration with Michael Martocci, Mike Marino, the Old Blue Eyes Orchestra, Chris DeSarno and Mark Rivera, hosted by Bill Spadea at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 8: Stanley Jordan, Jimi Hendrix tribute at Crossroads, Garwood.
Dec. 8: Jody Joseph’s 17th Annual Christmas Show at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 8: Neshama Carlebach at Temple Beth O’r Beth Torah, Clark.
Dec. 8: Crash Gordon & Debra Dynamite, The Razorbacks at Roxy and Dukes, Dunellen.

Dec. 9: Michael Bolton, “Greatest Hits and Holiday Favorites” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 9: Betsy Wolfe at Holmdel Theatre Company.

Dec. 10: Obituary, False Prophet, Extinction A.D. at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 10: Abbey Road (Beatles tribute), Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute) at Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood.

Dec. 11: Currents, Afterlife, Boundaries, Savage Hands, FTD, Empty Vessel at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 11: M.O.D. Classic, Skarhead, 19 DRT at The Saint, Asbury Park.
Dec. 11: Solar Circus, Doobie Decibel System at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

Dec. 12: WBLS’ “Home for the Holidays” with Kem and Joe at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 12: Ghostface Killah at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 12: Buckcherry, War for the Crown, The Fuzz, Black Dawn at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 12: Five for Fighting at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 12: Jason & the Magnificent Bastards, Wynward, Wave Magnetik, DJ Tyler Valentine at Asbury Lanes.

Dec. 13: Lindsey Stirling at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 13: The Cult at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
Dec. 13: “Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders” at Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood. With Dean Friedman, Kristin Hersh and Fred Abong of Throwing Muses, Dave Hill, Eugene Mirman, Alec Ounsworth of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!, Robert Pinsky, Josh Rouse.
Dec. 13: Rick Springfield, Richard Marx at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City. 
Dec. 13: Jackie Evancho at Newton Theatre.
Dec. 13: Angel at Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck.
Dec. 13: Lily Vakili Band, Allied Chemical, Thrill Ride at Rent Party, Maplewood.
Dec. 13: Night Ranger at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 13: Promised Land, Bob Polding Band at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 13: Thank You Scientist, Bent Knee, The Tea Club at Asbury Lanes.
Dec. 13: Turnover, Men I Trust, Renata Zeiguer at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 13: Plenty of Excuses (acoustic tribute to Alice in Chains), Baron Praxis at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 13: Stone Flower, Santana tribute at Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckertown.
Dec. 13: Ted Vigil, John Denver tribute at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Dec. 13-14: Taking Back Sunday at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.

Dec. 14: Darlene Love, “Love for the Holidays” at Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union.
Dec. 14: O.A.R. at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.
Dec. 14: “Keb’ Mo’s Jingle Bell Jamboree” at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.
Dec. 14: Laura Cantrell, Juniper, Girls on Grass and The Piggies at Monty Hall, Jersey City. Holiday Party and Benefit for WFMU-FM.
Dec. 14: Aaron West & the Roaring Twenties, Jade (of Oso Oso), Proper at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 14: Matt O’Ree Band at The Gallery at Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood.
Dec. 14: Holiday Doo Wop featuring Lou Christie, Jimmy Gallagher & The Passions, The Capris, The Happenings, Belmont Ave. (Dion tribute) at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 14: Sal Valentinetti at RWJBarnabas Health Arena, Toms River.
Dec. 14: Scot Bruce, “Blue Suede Christmas” Elvis Presley tribute at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.
Dec. 14: New Politics, Plain White T’s, The Mowgli’s at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 14: Jackie Evancho at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Dec. 14: “A John Denver Christmas,” featuring Ted Vigil at Newton Theatre.
Dec. 14: Cirotti Trio at Middle Valley Community Center, Long Valley.
Dec. 14: Motor City Revue at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 14: Quiet Storm at Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckertown.
Dec. 14: Countdown to Ecstasy, Steely Dan tribute at Stangl Stage, Flemington.
Dec. 14: DNOTD (Minutemen tribute), Re Dü (Hüsker Dü tribute) at Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown.

Dec. 15: “The Pipes of Christmas” at Central Presbyterian Church, Summit.
Dec. 15: A$AP Ferg, Murda Beatz at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 15: Laura Stevenson at Monty Hall, Jersey City.
Dec. 15: Slim Jim Phantom and Jennie Vee at Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown.
Dec. 15: Dreamcatcher at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
Dec. 15: Rock This Town Orchestra, “Christmas Spectacular” (tribute to the Brian Setzer Orchestra) at Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckertown.
Dec. 15: Don DiLego & the Touristas, Michael Hess, Radiator King at The Saint, Asbury Park.

Dec. 16: Band of Hard Truths, Chucky Hugh, Double Diamond at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

Dec. 16-17: Holiday Express Benefit Concert at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 18: Darlene Love’s Souled Out Christmas at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 19: “Keb’ Mo’s Jingle Bell Jamboree” at Newton Theatre.
Dec. 19: Desir Decir, Mr. Pay Day, Supermutt at FM, Jersey City.

Dec. 19-20: Streetlight Manifesto at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.

Dec. 20: LaBamba’s Holiday Hurrah with Mark Pender, Bobby Bandiera and others, at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 20: Martin Barre of Jethro Tull at Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck.
Dec. 20: Ratt at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 20: “Home for the Holidays” celebrating the works of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (‘Once on This Island,” “Anastasia,” “Ragtime,” “Seussical,” “Rocky”) at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.
Dec. 20: Them Vibes, Rick Barry, Meg Toohey at The Saint, Asbury Park.
Dec. 20: Bogues, Halogens, Sentient Moss, Hit Like a Girl at Asbury Park Brewery.
Dec. 20: Thee Volatiles, Jon Caspi & the First Gun, Jon & Deena and Friends, Black Light Medusa at Tierney’s Tavern, Montclair.
Dec. 20: Surfliner, Lumber Jack City, Tula Vera, Wax Caps at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 20: Dibbs Preston & the Detonators at Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown.
Dec. 20: EagleMania, Eagles tribute at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 20: Top of the World, Carpenters tribute at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Dec. 20-21: From Good Homes at Newton Theatre.

Dec. 21: Straight No Chaser at Ovation Hall at Ocean Resort Casino, Atlantic City.
Dec. 21: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Prudential Center, Newark.
Dec. 21: Jason Isbell at Music Box Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
Dec. 21: Hamell on Trial at Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown.
Dec. 21: Brian Kirk & the Jirks at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 21: Life of Agony, Despyre, Empire Fallen at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Dec. 21: The Happy Fits Holiday Show, with Sonic Blume, at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 21: John Eddie at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

Dec. 22: Can’t Swim, Dec. 22 at House of Independents, Asbury Park.

Dec. 26: Sammy Adams at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 26: PnB Rock at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 26: “What a Wonderful Year” at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park. With Cranston Dean Band + Patty C, Bobby Mahoney & the Seventh Son, Rachel Ana Dobken, Beautiful Scumbags, Natalie Farrell, Bulletproof Belv, Jarod Clemons and the Late Nights, Katherine Quintana, Martin Howth.
Dec. 26: Joey Harkum Band, Joint Operation at The Saint, Asbury Park.

Dec. 27: Fantasia at Event Center at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
Dec. 27: Bret Michaels at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 27: “Friday Night Disco Fever: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the album A Night at Studio 54, with Evelyn “Champagne” King, France Joli, The Trammps (featuring Earl Young), Peaches & Herb, Delfonics, Lime, Carol Douglas, Musique, Rochelle Fleming, Crystal Stark (Donna Summer tribute) at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 27: Mercy Union, Gates, Ferentz & the Felons, stillhungry at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Dec. 27: “What a Wonderful Year” at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park. With Lowlight, Mercury Brothers, Drew the Recluse, The Foes of Fern, The Extensions, 8Days, Tara Dente, Blaise, Ashley McKinley.
Dec. 27: Bob Burger and Friends, Tom Petty tribute at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.
Dec. 27: Twelve Twenty-Four at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Dec. 27: New York Bee Gees Tribute at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Dec. 27-29: All Time Low at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.

Dec. 28: Earth, Wind & Fire at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
Dec. 28: Citizen Cope at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 28: NRBQ at Hopewell Theater.
Dec. 28: The Nerds at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 28: Karmic Juggernaut at Asbury Lanes.
Dec. 28: Chris Collins and the Boulder Canyon Band, John Denver tribute at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.
Dec. 28: Bruce in the USA, Bruce Springsteen tribute at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.

Dec. 29: Lil Tjay at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Dec. 29: NRBQ at Monty Hall, Jersey City.
Dec. 29: The Flukes, Vendetta Rose, Flourish, U Might Be Mine at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Dec. 29: Abbey Road All-Stars, Beatles tribute at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

Dec. 29-30: Human Nature at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

Dec. 30: Clutch, The Steel Woods, Damon Johnson at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.

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

Dec. 31: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Dec. 31: Kool & the Gang, KC & the Sunshine Band at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
Dec. 31: Taylor Dayne at Resorts, Atlantic City.
Dec. 31: The Trammps, The Delfonics, Blue Magic at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.
Dec. 31: “Another ’90s New Year’s Eve” at Stone Pony, Asbury Park. With The Black Clouds (Nirvana tribute), Judo Chop (Rage Against the Machine tribute), The Tide Bends (Oasis tribute), Wetbrain (Modest Mouse tribute), Eric Mason Band (R.E.M. tribute), Karma Bandit & Jeff Linden with the Black Spot Society (Green Day tribute).
Dec. 31: Remember Jones, Waiting on Mongo at Asbury Lanes.
Dec. 31: Rubblebucket, Guerilla Toss at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
Dec. 31: Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano at HQ2 Nightclub at Ocean Resort Casino, Atlantic City.
Dec. 31: Eddie Testa Band at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 31: New Jersey Festival Orchestra at Westfield High School Auditorium. “Broadway Through the Ages.”
Dec. 31: Travis LeDoyt, Elvis Presley tribute at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.
Dec. 31: Tim McLoone & the Shirleys at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

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