nj major arts events


Bruce Springsteen will perform at the Prudential Center in Newark, April 14.

This list of major arts events scheduled for New Jersey will be constantly updated throughout the year, as new events are announced.

Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1-2: The Exit Zero Jazz Festival in Cape May will feature Joshua Redman, John Pizzarelli’s Swing Seven, Stacey Kent, Gregory Porter, The Christian Sands Quartet, Shemekia Copeland, The Baylor Project and others.

Oct. 20-23: The country’s largest poetry event, the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, takes place at NJPAC and other Newark venues.

Oct. 21-30: Montclair Film Festival.

Jan. 14: Richard Thompson headlines a benefit for at the Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair, with Teddy Thompson opening.

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.

April 14: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band at Prudential Center, Newark.

June 15-18: Barefoot Country Music Fest, Wildwood. With Blake Shelton and others.

May 5-7: The Bamboozle Festival returns, at Bader Field in Atlantic City.

Sept. 16-17: Sea.Hear.Now Festival in Asbury Park. Artists TBA.

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