Pop/Rock, May

May 1: “Clap Hands,” Bovine Social Club performs the poetry and songs of Tom Waits, at Roy’s Hall, Blairstown.
May 1: Barns Courtney at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
May 1: Cook Thugless, Apollo Sonders, Woke Robot, Murdock at Monty Hall, Jersey City.

May 2: Orleans, Poco, Pure Prairie League at BergenPAC, Englewood.
May 2: Kenny Vance & the Planotones at RWJBarnabas Health Arena, Toms River.
May 2: LaChanze at Berrie Center at Ramapo College, Mahwah.
May 2: The Movielife, Shades Apart, Be Well, Change You at Crossroads, Garwood.
May 2: Little River Band at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.
May 2: Goose at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
May 2: “Heartstrings: A Concert for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention” with Lowlight, Shattered Dogs, sonofdov, at Pino’s, Highland Park.
May 2: Boogie Wonder Band, “Disco Explosion, Vol. 1” at Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood.
May 2: The Linda Ronstadt Experience featuring Tristan McIntosh at Landis Theater, Vineland.
May 2: The Jersey Tenors at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.
May 2: The British Invasion Years at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

May 2-3: “Face 2 Face,” tribute to Elton John and Billy Joel at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Hampton.

May 3: Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival. Artists TBA.
May 3: Shawn Colvin at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
May 3: GBH, MDC at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

May 5: Griffin House at The Saint, Asbury Park.
May 5: Eric Hutchinson at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

May 6: Electric Guest at Asbury Lanes.

May 7: Alter Bridge, Black Stone Cherry, Saint Asonia at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
May 7: The House of Love at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
May 7: Yellow Brick Road, Elton John tribute at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

May 8: The Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
May 8: Testament, The Black Dahlia Murder, Municipal Waste, Meshiaak at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
May 8: The Samples at Newton Theatre.
May 8: Sarah Borges & the Broken Singles at The Saint, Asbury Park.
May 8: New York State of Mind, Billy Joel tribute at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

May 9: McDonald’s Gospelfest 2020 with Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Kelly Price, Yolanda Adams, others at Prudential Center, Newark.
May 9: Fantasia, Keith Sweat at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.
May 9: “Freestyle Free for All” at Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City. With Stevie B., Lisa Lisa, Exposé, K7, TKA, Judy Torres, Noel, Rockell, Samantha Fox.
May 9: Wu-Tang Clan at Event Center at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
May 9: Ann Wilson of Heart at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
May 9: Boyz II Men at BergenPAC, Englewood.
May 9: Joan Shelley, Nathan Bowles at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
May 9: Joe Grushecky at Stanhope House.
May 9: Norm Lewis at Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University, Hillside.
May 9: Sal Valentinetti at iPlay America, Freehold.
May 9: Bruce Cockburn at Newton Theatre.
May 9: Stormin’ Norman Seldin at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
May 9: Good Riddance, Death by Stereo, The Homeless Gospel Choir, Clowns at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
May 9: Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash, tribute to Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash at Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City.
May 9: Michael Martocci, Frank Sinatra tribute at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

May 10: Beth Hart at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
May 10: Stephanie Mills at Ovation Hall at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
May 10: Frances Quinlan at House of Independents, Asbury Park.

May 12: Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt, acoustic at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
May 12: The Aggrolites, The Far East at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

May 13: The Broadcast, featuring Caitlin Krisko at The Saint, Asbury Park.

May 14: Symphony X, Primal Fear, Firewind at BergenPAC, Englewood.
May 14: Dark Star Orchestra, Grateful Dead tribute at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. 
May 14: Millencolin, A Wilhelm Scream, Dune Rats at Asbury Lanes.
May 14: Jason Eady at Roy’s Hall, Blairstown.
May 14: Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Twin Temple at House of Independents, Asbury Park.

May 15: Robyn Hitchcock at Randy Now’s Man Cave, Bordentown.
May 15: Joan Osborne at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
May 15: The Spin Doctors at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
May 15: John Waite at Newton Theatre.
May 15: Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Twin Temple at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City. 
May 15: The Temptations, The Four Tops at State Theatre, New Brunswick. 
May 15: ABBA the Concert at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
May 15: “Duel of the Decades: ’90s vs. Y2K” at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.

May 16: Prince Royce at Prudential Center, Newark.
May 16: MMR*B*Q 2020 with Disturbed, Sublime With Rome, The Pretty Reckless, Royal Blood, The Hu, Puddle of Mudd, Dirty Honey, Crobot, Foxtrot & the Get Down at BB&T Pavilion, Camden.
May 16: Robyn Hitchcock at Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair.
May 16: Graham Parker at Crossroads, Garwood.
May 16: Smash Mouth at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
May 16: Uli Jon Roth at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
May 16: 6th annual Freestyle Jersey Jam with TKA, Judy Torres, The Cover Girls, Sweet Sensation, Cynthia, Coro, Lisette Melendez, Nayobe, C-Bank, Saoave, Rockell, Joe Zangie at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
May 16: Rival Sons, J.J. Wilde at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
May 16: “Experience Janis,” Janis Joplin tribute featuring C.C. Coletti at Newton Theatre.
May 16: “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.
May 16: NYC3, “Today’s Hits — Live!” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
May 16: Yachtley Crew at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.
May 16: Starman, David Bowie tribute at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.

May 17: Richie Furay at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
May 17: Big Big Train, IZZ at Brooks Arts Center, Bound Brook. Presented by NJ Proghouse.

May 20: Asking Alexandria, Falling in Reverse, Wage War, Hyro the Hero at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.

May 21: Dropkick Murphys, Rancid, Jesse Ahern at Stone Pony Summer Stage, Asbury Park.
May 21: Bob Fest: The Music of Bob Dylan and the Rolling Thunder Revue, featuring Pat Guadagno and Tired Horses at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. 

May 22: Awolnation, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, The Beaches, Bleeker at Stone Pony Summer Stage, Asbury Park.
May 22: Ruby the Hatchet at The Saint, Asbury Park.
May 22: Motor City Revue at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

May 23: Al Stewart at Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University, West Long Branch.
May 23: The Dude of Life at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
May 23: Louie Devito’s Dance Factory at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
May 23: Almost Queen, Queen tribute at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
May 23: Dancing Dream, ABBA tribute at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

May 24: Millennium Tour with Omarion, Bow Wow, Ying Yang Twins, Sammie, Pretty Ricky, Soulja Boy at Prudential Center, Newark.
May 24: Snoop Dogg at Event Center at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City. 
May 24: Anthony Krizan Band at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

May 26: Negative Approach, ACxDC, Bandit at QXT’s, Newark.

May 28: Parquet Courts at Stone Pony, Asbury Park.
May 28: Nada Surf at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
May 28: The Professionals at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

May 29: Chaka Khan at Caesars, Atlantic City.
May 29: Bobby Bandiera & Friends, “Runnin’ Down a Dream: A Tribute to Tom Petty” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
May 29: The Commodores at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
May 29: Connor Bracken & the Mother Leeds Band at House of Independents, Asbury Park.
May 29: Bobby Cochran at Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park.
May 29: The Sea Monkeys, Jacques Le Coque, Live Ones at Monty Hall, Jersey City.
May 29: Thunderstruck, AC/DC tribute at iPlay America, Freehold.
May 29: Classic Albums Live performs Pink Floyd’s The Wall at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

May 29-31: Crawfish Fest at Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta. Featuring Anders Osborne, Tab Benoit, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Southern Avenue, Elektric Voodoo, Bonerama, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Samantha Fish, Jonathon Long, Pine Leaf Boys, Big Mamou and others.

May 30: Aaron Lewis at Ovation Hall at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
May 30: The Spinners at Golden Nugget, Atlantic City.
May 30: REO Speedwagon at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.
May 30: I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody’s Business at House of Independents, Asbury Park. 
May 30: That Motown Band (Motown tribute), Who Loves You (Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons tribute) at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
May 30: Lotus Land, Rush tribute at Resorts, Atlantic City.
May 30: Winslow, Eagles tribute at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.
May 30: “Live and Let Die: The Music of Paul McCartney,” starring Tony Kishman at Levoy Theatre, Millville. 

May 30-31: deSol at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.

May 31: Angels & Airwaves at Starland Ballroom, Sayreville.
May 31: Béla Fleck & the Flecktones at Levoy Theatre, Millville. 
May 31: “Rock for the Nurses 10-Year Anniversary Fundraiser” at River Rock Restaurant & Marina Bar, Brick Township. Benefit for Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund at Ocean Medical Center, with Kinderhook, Trigger, The Ned Ryerson Band, Matt Noffsinger, Joe Faronea, Jimi DeLucci, 3 Daze ‘Til Sunday, Ronnie Brooks.
May 31: “Songwriters Circle Tour” with Joshua Radin, Son Little, Nicki Bluhm at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
May 31: Ezra Bell at The Saint, Asbury Park.
May 31: Gonzo’s Funky Family Rock & Soul Menagerie, Part 2, featuring Layonne Holmes and Jonathan Royal at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

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