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This Week In Music: Event Listings And Previews For Shows Taking Place June 6-12, 2023

originally published: 06/06/2023

This Week In Music: Event Listings And Previews For Shows Taking Place June 6-12, 2023

Here is a look at upcoming concerts taking place from June 6 to June 12, 2023 along with our featured listings. New Jersey Stage offers previews of events throughout the Garden State as well as select shows in New York City and Philadelphia areas. Click on the title to go to the full preview.

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FEATURED EVENT PREVIEWS

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - The Vogel presents GRAMMY-winning multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter Meshell Ndegeocell. (RED BANK, NJ) -- The Vogel presents acclaimed GRAMMY-winning multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at 8:00pm. She made her Blue Note Records debut with the recently released The Omnichord Real Book, a visionary, expansive, and deeply jazz influenced album that marks the start of a new chapter in her trailblazing career.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - State Theatre New Jersey presents Dave Mason. (NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- The fully renovated State Theatre New Jersey presents Dave Mason: Endangered Species Tour 2023 on Wednesday, June 7 at 7:30pm. Opening for Dave Mason is Southern rock group, The Georgia Thunderbolts. Tickets range from $29-$79.



 
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Friday, June 9, 2023 - 2023 GRAMMY-Winning Trio Time For Three to Open the Princeton Festival. (PRINCETON, NJ) -- 2023 GRAMMY Award-winning trio Time for Three leads off the Opening Weekend of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra's 2023 Princeton Festival on Friday, June 9 at 7:00pm. Their high-octane eclecticism sets the tone for the 16-day showcase for the performing arts which includes opera, musical theater, orchestral music, Baroque and chamber music, dance, and more. Rounding out the weekend are Aretha, A Tribute on Saturday, June 10 at 7:00pm and a recital by pianist Christopher Taylor on Sunday, June 11 at 4:00pm. All three performances take place in the outdoor performance pavilion on the grounds of beautiful Morven Museum & Garden.

Saturday, June 10, 2023 - Slambovian Circus of Dreams to Perform at Roy's Hall on June 10th. (BLAIRSTOWN, NJ) -- Explore the depths of Americana "one trippy tune at a time" with New York's Slambovian Circus of Dreams at Roy's Hall in Blairstown on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 8:00pm. Voted "Best Band of 2022" for their rootsy rockin' psychedelica by Chronogram Magazine, the Slambovians' deep connection with audiences and exciting live shows are legendary. Dylan, Bowie, Incredible String Band, Syd Barrett and The Waterboys may flavor the musical mix, but the Slambovians' musicianship and songwriting stand on its own.


FEATURED EVENT LISTINGS

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 @ 7:30pm - Corinne Bailey Rae at McCarter Theatre Center (Matthews Theater), 91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 @ 7:30pm - Dave Mason at State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 @ 8:00pm - Happy Together Tour 2023 at Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, NJ 07631

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 @ 8:00pm - Meshell Ndegeocello at The Vogel, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701



 
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Thursday, June 8, 2023 @ 8:00pm - Algonquin Arts Theatre's Annual Benefit: Beatlemania Bash featuring Beatlemania Now at Algonquin Arts Theatre, 60 Abe Voorhees, Manasquan, NJ 08736

Thursday, June 8, 2023 @ 8:00pm - Chris Botti at Count Basie Center for the Arts, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Friday, June 9, 2023 @ 7:00pm - Time For Three at Festival Performance Pavilion at Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540

Friday, June 9, 2023 @ 7:30pm - Happy Together 2023 at Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), 100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960

Friday, June 9, 2023 @ 8:00pm - Get the Led Out at Count Basie Center for the Arts, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Friday, June 9, 2023 @ 8:00pm - Chucho Valdés & Paquito D'Rivera Reunion at McCarter Theatre Center (Matthews Theater), 91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540

Friday, June 9, 2023 @ 8:00pm - The Ledbetters and Superunknown: Tributes to Chris Cornell and Pearl Jam at Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, NJ 07631

Friday, June 9, 2023 @ 8:00pm - The Warped Tour Band at The Vogel, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Saturday, June 10, 2023 @ 2:00pm - Just Off Broadway presents 1460 Days: Back at PAC at Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, NJ 07631

Saturday, June 10, 2023 @ 6:00pm - Just Off Broadway presents 1460 Days: Back at PAC at Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, NJ 07631



 
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Saturday, June 10, 2023 @ 7:00pm - Aretha, A Tribute at Festival Performance Pavilion at Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540

Saturday, June 10, 2023 @ 8:00pm - New Voices, New Visions: AKENYA at South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), One Sopac Way, South Orange, NJ 07079

Saturday, June 10, 2023 @ 8:00pm - New Jersey Symphony presents Season Finale with Joshua Bell at Count Basie Center for the Arts, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Saturday, June 10, 2023 @ 8:00pm - Joey Alexander at McCarter Theatre Center (Berlind Theater), 91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540

Saturday, June 10, 2023 @ 8:00pm - This is What Dreams Are Made Of: A 2000s Throwback Dance Party at The Vogel, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Saturday, June 10, 2023 @ 8:00pm - The Slambovian Circus of Dreams at Roy's Hall, 30 Main Street, Blairstown, NJ 07825

Sunday, June 11, 2023 @ 12:00pm - Jazz Arts Academy Spring Showcase at The Vogel, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Sunday, June 11, 2023 @ 4:00pm - Christopher Taylor at Festival Performance Pavilion at Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540

Monday, June 12, 2023 @ 7:30pm - Melody Gardot at The Vogel, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701


EVENT PREVIEWS

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - NJPAC presents a night of fado with Hélder Moutinho and Maria Emília. (NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) welcomes a night of fado with Hélder Moutinho and Maria Emília on Saturday, June 6 at 7:30pm. The singers bring their unique stylings to the Victoria Theater Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Stage accompanied by expressive Portuguese guitar. Hélder Moutinho evokes love, loss and longing in his beautifully emotional vocals. The magnetic Maria Emília, originally from Brazil, is equally adept at conveying deep melancholy and hopeful joy.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - Kariné Poghosyan to Honor Aram Khachaturian's 120th Anniversary on Wednesday. (NEW YORK, NY) -- There such a sense of joy, even ecstasy as she plays." This is how NY1's Stephanie Simon describes the Armenian-American concert pianist Kariné Poghosyan's performances.

Friday, June 9, 2023 - Gavin DeGraw and Colbie Caillat to Perform at Boardwalk Hall during North to Shore Festival. (ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- North to Shore Festival has announced Gavin DeGraw and Colbie Caillat will perform at Boardwalk Hall on Friday, June 9 at 8:00pm as part of the state-wide Festival taking place from Sunday, June 4 – Sunday, June 11 in Atlantic City, Wednesday, June 14 – Sunday, June 18 in Asbury Park And Wednesday, June 21 – Sunday, June 25 in Newark.

Friday, June 9, 2023 - The Broadway Theatre of Pitman presents Drew Angus. (PITMAN, NJ) -- The Broadway Theatre of Pitman presents Drew Angus and his band with local opener, AFTYN on Friday, June 9, 2023 at 8:00pm. Drew's music is a unique blend of Americana, Rock 'n Roll, Funk and Retro Soul, influenced by classic rock artists like The Beatles, Tom Petty, and The Rolling Stones, as well as modern-day artists like John Mayer, Ben Rector, and The Lone Bellow.

Friday, June 9, 2023 - Woodbury to Hold Juneteenth Jubilee. (WOODBURY, NJ) -- On Friday, June 9, 2023, Woodbury Juneteenth and Music at Bunker Hill present a Juneteenth inspired program that will present how African/African American (AA) Spirituals have had an influence on music throughout the decades leading up to modern day music. Dr. Lourin Plant, Director of Collegium Music at Rowan University, will be directing and performing his original program with four of his colleagues. Attendees will learn to listen to their favorite genre of music and hear the influences of African/African American Spirituals. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of AA Spirituals and respect for this genre of music. They will show the continued relevance of the Spirituals with audience participation and a Q&A.

Saturday, June 10, 2023 - Newton Theatre presents The Bacon Brothers. (NEWTON, NJ) -- The Newton Theatre presents The Bacon Brothers on Saturday, June 10, 2023. This is where Kevin Bacon gets away from acting and back to his musical roots with his brother, Michael. Doors are at 7:00pm, showtime is 8:00pm.

Saturday, June 10, 2023 - Johnny Maestro's 16 Candles and The Jersey Four at the Sieminski Theater. (BASKING RIDGE, NJ) -- On June 10th at the Sieminski Theater, The Jersey Four and Johnny Maestro's 16 Candles will take audiences on a musical journey through the life and music of these legendary artists whose music has stood the test of time! Showtimes are 2:30pm & 7:30pm.

Saturday, June 10, 2023 - The Broadway Theatre of Pitman presents Van Halen Nation. (PITMAN, NJ) -- The Broadway Theatre of Pitman presents Van Halen Nation on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 8:00pm. Van Halen Nation (VHN) is the premier 80s Van Halen tribute to the David Lee Roth era of VH. Based in South Jersey, VHN has been rocking audiences and growing a loyal fan base for the past ten years.

Saturday, June 10, 2023 - NJPAC presents a Reggae Culture Fest with Luciano, Tony Rebel, and Yaksta. (NEWARK, NJ) -- Celebrate reggae music and Rasta culture with reggae icons Luciano, Tony Rebel and Yaksta on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 8:00pm at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC).

Saturday, June 10, 2023 - Jazmine Sullivan, Jhene Aiko, and Queen Naija to Perform at Boardwalk Hall during North 2 Shore Music Festival. (ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- North to Shore Music Festival, in association with S.J. Presents and Black Promoters Collective present a triple bill: Jazmine Sullivan, Jhene Aiko, and Queen Naija who will take over Atlantic City with show stopping performances at Boardwalk Hall on Sunday, June 10th at 8:00pm.



 
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Saturday, June 10, 2023 - Somerset Hills Chorus and Rise Up Chorus to present "Annelies". (MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Two New Jersey community choirs—the Somerset Hills Chorus and Rise Up Chorus—are combining their forces to present Annelies by contemporary British composer James Whitbourn. The choral work is based on The Diary of Anne Frank, and the libretto, by Melanie Challenger, is largely made up of extracts from the diary. Performances will take place on Saturday, June 10, 7:00pm at the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church in Plainfield and on Sunday, June 11, 5:00pm at the Presbyterian Church in Morristown

Sunday, June 11, 2023 - Ted Rosenthal Trio to Perform at Jersey Jazz LIVE! in Madison on June 11th. (MADISON, NJ) -- Pianist Ted Rosenthal has released 15 albums as a leader, among them 2014's Rhapsody in Gershwin (Playscape) and 2010's Impromptu (CD Baby). The former featured his arrangement of Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" for a jazz trio; the latter demonstrated his reconceptualizing of classical themes for a jazz trio.


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