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Wyclef Jean To Perform At Stone Pony During Asbury Park Music and Film Festival

originally published: 02/21/2018

Wyclef Jean To Perform At Stone Pony During Asbury Park Music and Film Festival(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Wyclef Jean has been added to the lineup for the Asbury Park Music & Film Festival (APMFF). Wyclef will perform on Saturday, April 28 at 9:30pm at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ.  

The music that Wyclef Jean has written, performed, and produced — both as a solo superstar and as founder and guiding member of the Fugees — has been a consistently powerful, pop cultural force for over two decades. In 1996, the Fugees released their monumental album The Score. As a solo artist, Wyclef has released seven albums that have sold nearly nine million copies worldwide, including his 1997 debut The Carnival and 2000’s aptly titled The Eclectic: 2 Sides II a Book. Jean’s latest studio album, Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee, his first in eight years, was released on Sept. 15, 2017. The album was named one of the 25 Most Anticipated Albums” of the fall by Billboard that year.

In November 2017, Wyclef also released a mixtape, entitled, “Inspired By…” that paid tribute to the music that inspired him that year. The project received high acclaim from critics and fans alike. In December, Wyclef wrote and performed a song, “Dimelo,” along with X-Factor winners Rak-Su. The song rose to the top of the charts in less than a week in the UK. 

Proceeds from Jean’s performance at the APMFF will help fund the operation of a new Mobile Recording Studio, which is designed to bring music directly to the kids who need it the most.

"The talent that these kids have is incredible. All they need are the right tools. With this studio, I hope that we can provide an outlet where they can let their talent shine. I’m excited for this studio, and even more excited to hear what the young people of Asbury Park come up with,” said Jean.



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Jean is the latest addition to a festival line-up that features An Evening with Danny DeVito, an intimate evening at the Paramount Theatre taking place on Saturday April 28th. The evening will feature video vignettes and stories from DeVito’s illustrious career integrated with discussion, a Q&A session and other special presentations. Musical performances set to highlight the APMFF include Sublime with Rome at Convention Hall (April 28th), Gov’t Mule at the Paramount Theatre on April 29th, and Michael Franti at the Paramount Theatre on April 27th.  Franti’s performance will follow the world premiere screening of his documentary Stay Human, along with a panel discussion.

All schedule, venue and ticket / pass information is available at www.apmff.org.

The APMFF was founded with the mission to benefit the underserved youth in Asbury Park, one of the most challenged youth communities in the country. Funds raised through the APMFF support music programs for children. Specifically, the APMFF will support three programs including The Hope Academy Charter School, The Hip Hop Institute and the Asbury Park Summer Recreation Music Camp. Over time, the APMFF plans to extend its reach throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties. The Festival will continue to provide music education, instruments and social connection opportunities for children in underserved communities.


PHOTO by Karl Ferguson

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Event calendar
Friday, Dec 13, 2019


MUSIC


Plenty of Excuses @ The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park - 8:00pm

Promised Land: Ultimate Jersey Shore Tribute @ The Stone Pony, Asbury Park - 7:00pm

STEVIE D. FEAT. COREY GLOVER OF LIVING COLOUR @ The Saint, Asbury Park - 7:30pm

Turnover & Men I Trust @ House of Independents, Asbury Park - 8:00pm

NIGHT RANGER @ Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), Englewood - 8:00pm

GANDINI JUGGLING AND ALEXANDER WHITLEY AMERICAN PREMIERE SPRING @ Alexander Kasser Theater, Montclair - 7:30pm

Jackie Evancho @ The Newton Theatre, Newton - 8:00pm

Martin Sexton at SOPAC @ South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), South Orange - 8:00pm

Broadway for the Holidays: A Musical Revue @ Jay & Linda Grunin Center For The Arts At Ocean County College, Toms River - 7:30pm

DOCTOR LO & OL @ NJWeedmans Joint, Trenton - 8:00pm






THEATRE


It's A Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theatre @ The Avenel Performing Arts Center, Avenel - 8:00pm

East Lynne Theater Company presents THE GREAT TREE AND OTHER TALES BY ZONA GALE @ First Presbyterian Church (Cape May), Cape May - 8:00pm

Broadway for the Holidays: A Musical Revue @ Jay & Linda Grunin Center For The Arts At Ocean County College, Toms River - 7:30pm

COMEDY


Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical @ Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake - 8:00pm

LEWIS BLACK: THE JOKE'S ON US TOUR @ The Wellmont Theater, Montclair - 7:00pm


DANCE


NEW JERSEY BALLET'S NUTCRACKER WITH NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA @ Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown - 7:30pm

NUTCRACKER - AMERICAN REPERTORY BALLET @ State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick - 8:00pm

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