This list of major arts events scheduled for New Jersey will be constantly updated throughout the year, as new events are announced.
June 24-26: Ribs, Rock & Ridges festival at Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta. With Don Felder, Jim Messina, Dave Mason, Artimus Pyle Band, Molly Hatchet, Duane Betts, others.
July 29-31: New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning at Solberg Airport, Readington. Featuring bands (including Kansas) and other attractions in addition to the balloons.
Aug. 12-14: Luke Bryan, Morgan Wallen and Dierks Bentley will co-headline the TidalWave Music Festival, on the beach in Atlantic City.
Sept. 2-4: The 50th Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival, at the Salem County Fair Grounds in Woodstown, will feature the Del McCoury Band, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, the Seldom Scene, Danny Paisley & the Southern Grass and others.
Sept. 16-18: XPoNential Music Festival at Freedom Mortgage Pavilion and Wiggins Park, Camden. With The War on Drugs, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Patti Smith, The Revivalists, Jenny Lewis, Valerie June, Taj Mahal, Samantha Fish, others.
Sept. 17: Walter Trout headlines the free, outdoor Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival, on Morristown Green.
Sept. 17-18: The fourth annual Sea.Hear.Now Festival takes place in Asbury Park with Green Day, Stevie Nicks, Cage the Elephant, My Morning Jacket, Billy Strings, The Head and the Heart, Gary Clark Jr., Courtney Barnett, Michael Franti & Spearhead and others.
Sept. 20-21: My Chemical Romance brings its eagerly awaited reunion tour to the Prudential Center in Newark.
Oct. 21-30: Montclair Film Festival.
March 31-April 2: The 2023 edition of The Fest for Beatles Fans, an annual event in the New York area since 1974, takes place at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City.
May 5-7, 2023: The Bamboozle Festival returns, at a venue TBA.
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