Pop/Rock, January

ALLISON MICHAEL ORENSTEIN

Audra McDonald performs at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, Jan. 18.

Jan. 1: New Jersey Festival Orchestra at Fellowship Cultural Arts Center, Basking Ridge. “Broadway Through the Ages.”

Jan. 3: Scott Sharrard at Fox & Crow, Jersey City.
Jan. 3: Motor City Revue at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.
Jan. 3: That’s What She Said at Shawn’s Crazy Saloon, North Arlington.

Jan. 3-5: Elvis Presley “Birthday Celebration Weekend” with Dean Z, Patrick Johnson, Diogo Light at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.

Jan. 4: Ja Rule, Ashanti, Lloyd, Lil’ Mo at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Jan. 4: Billy Walton Band, Anthony Krizan, Sandy Mack at Asbury Lanes.
Jan. 4: Badfish (Sublime tribute), Ballyhoo!, Bumpin Uglies, Of Good Nature at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Jan. 4: Jennifer Damiano at Holmdel Theatre Company.
Jan. 4: E Street Shuffle, Bruce Springsteen tribute at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Jan. 4: U2 Nation, U2 tribute at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.
Jan. 4: Damn the Torpedoes, Tom Petty tribute at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Jan. 4: Crüecified (Mötley Crüe tribute), Completely Unchained (Van Halen tribute) at Shawn’s Crazy Saloon, North Arlington.

Jan. 9: Art Alexakis of Everclear at Crossroads, Garwood.

Jan. 10: Light of Day North Jersey at Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair. With Willie Nile, Jill Hennessy, James Maddock, Glen Burtnik and Bob Burger of The Weeklings, Joe D’Urso, Williams Honor, Emily Grove, Rick Winowski.
Jan. 10: BIG RoaD’s Winter Bash 2020 Night 1 with Jake Clemons, Jarod Clemons & the Late Nights, The Eddie Testa Band, Bob Polding at The Headliner, Neptune. A celebration of New Jersey’s annual Clarence Clemons Day to benefit Monmouth County SPCA.
Jan. 10: Motion City Soundtrack, The Sidekicks, Rites of Springfield at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Jan. 10: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Newton Theatre.
Jan. 10: Brandon “Taz” Niederauer at Stanhope House.
Jan. 10: The Jukebox Criminals at Asbury Lanes.
Jan. 10: Satisfaction, Rolling Stones tribute at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Jan. 10: Marc Ribler & Friends, “Red, White & Brit Tribute to The Who” at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

Jan. 11: Unforgettable Fire (U2 tribute), Fix You (Coldplay tribute) at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Jan. 11: Jeremy Jordan at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.
Jan. 11: Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Jan. 11: Lost Romance, The Brixton Riot, Joe Zorzi at Danny Clinch Transparent Gallery, Asbury Park.
Jan. 11: Van Halen Nation (Van Halen tribute), Voltage (AC/DC tribute) at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Jan. 11: Gypsy, Stevie Nicks tribute at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

Jan. 12: “Cover Me,” Artists TBA, at Stone Pony Pony, Asbury Park. Part of the Light of Day festival.
Jan. 12: Neil Berg’s “104 Years of Broadway” at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Jan. 12: Jim Curry, John Denver tribute at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Jan. 16: “Sandy Mack’s Wonder Jam” at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park. With Dogs in a Pile, Waiting on Mongo, Secret Sound, Cosmic Jerry Band, Fungkshui, Nicole Possin & Pete Tonti, Deseree Spinks & Jimmy Farkas, Strumberry Pie, Lindsey DeSena & Zack Loria, ResX Unplugged. Part of the Light of Day festival.

Jan. 17: Remember Jones’ “Tommy” at Stone Pony, Asbury Park. Part of the Light of Day festival.
Jan. 17: “Asbury Angels” with The Weeklings, John Eddie & His Dirty Ole Band, Hollis Brown, The Anderson Council, Bobby Mahoney & The Seventh Son, Freddy & The Phantoms, at Stone Pony, Asbury Park. Part of the Light of Day festival.
Jan. 17: Richard Thompson at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.
Jan. 17: The Budos Band at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
Jan. 17: “The Simon & Garfunkel Story” at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Jan. 17: Almost Queen, Queen tribute at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Jan. 17: Son Little at Asbury Lanes.
Jan. 17: Squeezebox at Shawn’s Crazy Saloon, North Arlington.

Jan. 17-19: Rob Thomas, Sidewalk Angels benefit at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.

Jan. 18: “Bob’s Birthday Bash,” artists TBA, at Stone Pony, Asbury Park. Part of the Light of Day festival.
Jan. 18: Audra McDonald at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Jan. 18: Richard Thompson at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
Jan. 18: Stephanie Mills, The Whispers at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Jan. 18: Little Anthony & the Imperials at Resorts, Atlantic City.
Jan. 18: Professor Louie & the Woodstock Horns, tribute to Bob Dylan and The Band at Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton.
Jan. 18: The Peace Creeps with Richard Bush at Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown.
Jan. 18: Those Amazing Decades at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Jan. 18: Sounds of Philadelphia featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. & the New Stylistics, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, The Manhattans at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
Jan. 18, noon: “Full Tilt Boogie and Blues” at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park. Artists TBA. Part of the Light of Day festival.
Jan. 18, 7 p.m.: “Full Tilt Boogie and Blues” at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park. Artists TBA. Part of the Light of Day festival.
Jan. 18: Lotus Land, Rush tribute at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Jan. 18: Dark Desert Eagles, Eagles tribute at Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood.
Jan. 18: Classic Stones Live, Rolling Stones tribute at Newton Theatre.
Jan. 18: Bad Intent at Shawn’s Crazy Saloon, North Arlington.
Jan. 18: Headmotör, Motörhead tribute at Anchor Rock Club, Atlantic City.

Jan. 19: All-Stars of Hip-Hop with KRS-One, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte, Eric B & Rakim at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
Jan. 19: “Songwriters by the Sea 3” at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club. With Willie Nile, James Maddock, Jeffrey Gaines, Vini Lopez, Joe Grushecky, Anthony Krizan, Danielia Cotton, Joe D’Urso, Peter Elkas, Miss Emily, Joe Rapolla, Quincy Mumford. Part of the Light of Day festival.Jan. 19: “Musicians on a Mission” with We’re Ghosts Now, Connor Bracken and the Mother Leeds Band, Calabrese/Swerlin Band, Jake Tavill & Indigo Soul, Tommy B & The Deep Blue Sea, at The Saint, Asbury Park. Part of the Light of Day festival.
Jan. 19: The Devil Makes Three, Matt Heckler at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
Jan. 19: Molly Hatchet at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Jan. 19: Christine and Elliot Spero, “Back to Bacharach and Beyond” at Ridgewood Public Library.

Jan. 21: Angels & Airwaves at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
Jan. 21: China Crisis at Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown.

Jan. 22-26: Debbie Gravitte, “Big Band Broadway” with the Russ Kassoff Little Big Band, at Avenel Performing Arts Center.

Jan. 23: Snoop Dogg at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Jan. 23: “The Simon & Garfunkel Story” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Jan. 24: “Soul of America: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin” at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Jan. 24: Elvis Birthday Bash featuring Scot Bruce and Mike Albert at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Jan. 24: Spin Doctors, The Uprooted Band (featuring Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root), James Maddock at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Jan. 24: “The Simon & Garfunkel Story” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Jan. 24: Red Hot Chilli Pipers at Newton Theatre.
Jan. 24: The Color Fred, Fate’s Got a Driver at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

Jan. 25: Marc Anthony at Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City. 
Jan. 25: Brian Wilson, with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Jan. 25: Bob Mould, Will Johnson at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Jan. 25: Steve Forbert & the New Renditions, performing Jackrabbit Slim in its entirety and more at House of Independents, Asbury Park. Light of Day “After-Fest” event.
Jan. 25: Little River Band at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Jan. 25: Sam Reider and the Human Hands at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Jan. 25: Chuck Prophet at Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair.
Jan. 25: The Sixties Show at Newton Theatre.
Jan. 25: Janet Gardner of Vixen at Allstar Music Empire, Flemington.
Jan. 25: Tattoo You, Rolling Stones tribute at Shawn’s Crazy Saloon, North Arlington.

Jan. 26: Richard Thompson at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.
Jan. 26: The Almost, All Get Out, Ghost Atlas, Rowdy at Asbury Lanes.
Jan. 26: G. Love & Special Sauce, D.J. Williams’ Shots Fired at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
Jan. 26: Enuff Z’Nuff at Allstar Music Empire, Flemington.
Jan. 26: Classical Mystery Tour: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Martin Herman, conductor.
Jan. 26: The Big Easy, Teenage Halloween, TOP Nachos, Joan of Narc at FM, Jersey City.
Jan. 28-29: Tedeschi Trucks Band at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. 

Jan. 30: Sleeping With Sirens, Set It Off, Belmont, Point North, The Ones You Forgot at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville. 
Jan. 30: “Elvis: Seen/Unseen” at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Jan. 30: The 5 Browns at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Jan. 31: “Elvis: Seen/Unseen” at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
Jan. 31: Nascar Aloe at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
Jan. 31: Dead On Live, Grateful Dead tribute at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Jan. 31: Classic Albums Live: The Who’s Who’s Next at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
Jan. 31: Billy Walton Band at Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton.
Jan. 31: Tusk, Fleetwood Mac tribute at Levoy Theatre, Millville.
Jan. 31: Best Friend’s Girl, The Cars tribute at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

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