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(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre presents platinum-selling singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Paul Rodgers on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 8pm. Rodgers is known for his worldwide success with the bands Free, Bad Company, and The Firm. Tickets range from $35-85.

The battle between New York and New Jersey will have a ceasefire on June 29, 2014, when Joe D'Urso (a fixture in the music scenes of both states) presents the Rockland-Bergen Music Festival on the borders of Rockland and Bergen counties at the German Masonic Fairgrounds in Tappan, NY. The day-long festival will feature over 20 artists on two stages, including performances by Willie Nile, Jesse Malin, John Eddie, James Maddock, Tom Chapin, McMule, and Joe D'Urso & Stone Caravan.

John Sheehan is a singer, songwriter and finger-style guitarist. John who heralds from Ringwood, New Jersey has a number of solo albums to his credit along with a list of songs that have been used as backdrops in videos. Sheehan cites J.S. Bach and John Fahey as some of his many musical influences. In addition to area gigs, John also teaches banjo and guitar.

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Colie Brice and the New Age Blues Experience will make their first appearance in nearly a year when the band returns to The Saint in Asbury Park on April 22, 2014. Brice was a long-time fixture in the Jersey Shore music scene before moving to Eastport, Maine. Starting out in a band called Gemini, Brice would go on to record 27 independently produced albums to go along with the three he recorded with his former band, Phantom's Opera.

(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at the Oakes Center in Summit, is holding a 4-week Improv Comedy class for teens and adults beginning on April 26. The class delves deep into the craft of improv with more complex games as the weeks progress. This class is great for prior students of our one-day class (although that is not a requirement), and also for actors who want to add another dimension to their skills. Improv is a valuable skill for countless situations such as public speaking, auditions and job interviews as well.