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This Week in Music: Previews for Concerts July 9-16, 2024

originally published: 07/09/2024

This Week in Music: Previews for Concerts July 9-16, 2024

Here is a look at upcoming shows taking place from July 9-16, 2024 along with our featured listings. New Jersey Stage offers previews of concerts 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. Jump to Featured Events, Event Previews, Event Listings.

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FEATURED EVENTS

Tuesday, July 9 - bergenPAC presents Asia: The Heat of the Moment Tour. (ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- Asia brings The Heat of the Moment Tour to Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) on Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 7:00pm. Tickets range from $59-$199.

Wednesday, July 10 - bergenPAC presents UB40. (ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- UB40 is out on a summer U.S. tour celebrating the release of the iconic pop-reggae band's 45th anniversary album, UB45. The four-time Grammy® nominated band brings the tour to the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 7:00pm.



 
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Saturday, July 13 - Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders to Headline 2024 Count Basie Center Summer Gala. (RED BANK, NJ) -- Pretenders, the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame band, will headline the 2024 Count Basie Center Summer Gala on Saturday, July 13th at the Basie Center’s Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre in Red Bank. Hits like "Brass in Pocket," "Stop Your Sobbing," "Don't Get Me Wrong," and "Back on the Chain Gang" have made the band an integral part of classic rock radio each day. Showtime is 8:00pm.

Saturday, July 13 - 19th Annual Sourland Mountain Festival preview. (RINGOES, NJ) -- Unionville Vineyards presents the 19th Annual Sourland Mountain Festival on Saturday, July 13, 2024 from 3:00pm to 8:30pm. This year's lineup is headlined by the Matt O'Ree Band and includes performances by Christine Havrilla & Gypsy Fuzz, The Adventures of Matte Black, and Tony & The Trees.

Saturday, July 13 - State Theatre New Jersey presents The Moody Blues' John Lodge. (NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey presents The Moody Blues' John Lodge on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 8:00pm. John Lodge, legendary bass player, songwriter, and vocalist of The Moody Blues, and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, will be live in concert at STNJ, performing the music of The Moody Blues and the iconic album Days of Future Passed. Click here for a feature on the artist.

Tuesday, July 16 - Count Basie Center for the Arts presents RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles featuring Sgt. Pepper and Magical Mystery Tour tracks. (RED BANK, NJ) -- Count Basie Center for the Arts presents RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles on Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 7:30pm. This is an electrifying concert experience celebrating the timeless music of the legendary fab four. With note-for-note precision, this mind-blowing performance transports you back to the iconic eras of Sgt. Pepper and Magical Mystery Tour, along with all your favorite hits.

EVENT PREVIEWS

Tuesday, July 9 - Prudential Center presents Janet Jackson. (NEWARK, NJ) -- One year after announcing her highly anticipated return to the road with her ninth concert tour, Together Again, five-time GRAMMY®️ Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame®️ Inductee Janet Jackson reveals she will be adding 35 dates to the run. In addition, Nelly will join Jackson on tour across all dates as her special guest. Produced by Live Nation, the new leg of this tour will start in summer 2024, and include a stop at Prudential Center in Newark on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.



 
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Tuesday, July 9 - Celebrate America's Musical Heritage at the Ocean County Library Lacey Branch. (LACEY TOWNSHIP, NJ) -- Since America's inception, its music has conveyed an image to the world of a robust, continually evolving nation. Curious about the way music defines history? Find out during "What America Sounds Like: 250 Years of American Music" at the Ocean County Library Lacey Branch on Tuesday, July 9, 2024. The event begins at 2:30pm.

Wednesday, July 10 - Fred Lehotay and the Ragtimers to Perform at the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch. (JACKSON TOWNSHIP, NJ) -- Take yourself back to an era when folks gathered around a bandstand on a balmy summer evening. Fred Lehotay and the Ragtimers will evoke sweet memories during their performance at the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch on Wednesday, July 10, 2024. The event begins at 7:00pm.

Thursday, July 11 - NJPAC's Sounds of the City presents Brazilian Percussionist Cyro Baptista. (NEWARK, NJ) -- World Renowned Brazilian Percussionist Cyro Baptista to Lead CHAMA Ensemble at NJPAC's Horizon Sounds of the City on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at Chambers Plaza (1 Center Street) in Newark, NJ – Experience an Evening of a Fusion of Cultural Rhythms. Showtime is 5:00pm. This is a free outdoor concert.

Friday, July 12 - Slighty Stoopid and Dirty Heads to Perform Shows in Holmdel and Camden. (CAMDEN, NJ) -- Slightly Stoopid and Dirty Heads announced their 2024 Slightly Dirty Summer Tour across the United States. Produced by Live Nation, the 23-date run includes stops at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel on Friday, July 12, 2024 (with Common Kings and The Elovaters on the bill as well) and the Freedom Mortgage Pavilion in Camden on Sunday, July 21, 2024 (the bill also includes The Elovaters).

Friday, July 12 - Mercer County's $5 Friday Summer Concerts are Back!. (WEST WINDSOR, NJ) -- Central Jersey families don't need to head to the shore in order to have a great time this summer. The Mercer County Park Commission's $5 Friday Summer Concert Series promises memorable experiences for residents of all ages.

Saturday, July 13 - Remember Jones and Daniel Donato's Cosmic Country to Headline 2024 Maplewoodstock Music and Arts Festival. (MAPLEWOOD, NJ) -- The annual free two-day Maplewoodstock Music and Arts Festival will take place on Saturday, July 13, and Sunday, July 14, 2024. Music begins at noon each day and ends around 9:30pm. Remember Jones and Daniel Donato's Cosmic Country are the festival's headliners.

Saturday, July 13 - Music Box at the Borgata presents Amos Lee. (ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- Amos Lee comes to the Music Box at the Borgata on Saturday, July 13, 2024 as part of his US 2024 tour, spanning the country with dates in June, July, and September. Fans at shows get a preview of his stunning forthcoming 11th studio album, Transmissions, the artist's first body of original work in over two years. The LP is a testament to vulnerability, with his live shows creating an open, emotional space for performer and audience. Showtime is 8:00pm.

Saturday, July 13 - West Windsor Arts presents "Summer Music and More" Free Concert Series. (PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ) -- West Windsor Arts is once again presenting its "Summer Music and More" series of three free concerts at Nassau Park Pavilion (behind Panera Bread) in Princeton. The series offers three distinct concerts, representing different genres of music, in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. Each event also features art activities that both kids and adults will enjoy.

Saturday, July 13 - The Best of World Music Returns to Princeton's Pettoranello Gardens Amphitheater. (PRINCETON, NJ) -- Blue Curtain, a Princeton summer tradition, returns to Pettoranello Gardens Amphitheater with two free concerts in July - Dobet Gnahoré on July 13th and Nanny & Dani Asiss on July 20th. The venue is located at Route 206 and Mountain Avenue. In case of rain or extreme heat, the shows will be moved to the Princeton High School Performing Arts Center at Franklin Avenue and Walnut Lane.

Saturday, July 13 - Seaside Heights presents Michael Franti & Spearhead with special guest Trevor Hall. (SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ) -- Michael Franti & Spearhead with special guest Trevor Hall will perform on The Beach Stage in Seaside Heights on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 6:30pm.  The stage is located at Blaine Avenue and the Boardwalk.



 
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EVENT LISTINGS

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Tuesday, July 9 @ 8:00pm - ASIA: The Heat of the Moment Tour at Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood

Wednesday, July 10 @ 7:00pm - UB40 – Red Red Wine Tour at Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood

Wednesday, July 10 @ 7:00pm - Grateful Dead Tribute with Stanley Jordan at Atlantic City at Kennedy Plaza, Boardwalk at Kennedy Plaza, Atlantic City

Wednesday, July 10 @ 7:00pm - ASIA: The Heat of the Moment Tour at Count Basie Center for the Arts, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank

Wednesday, July 10 @ 7:00pm - Bell Jazz: Guy Mintus at Bell Theater, 101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel

Thursday, July 11 @ 6:00pm - Billy Walton Band at The Point, 998 Bay Avenue, Somers Point

Thursday, July 11 @ 7:30pm - Yacht Lobsters at The Vogel, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank

Thursday, July 11 @ 7:30pm - Taylor Simon King at Axelrod Performing Arts Center, 100 Grant Avenue, Deal Park

Friday, July 12 @ 7:00pm - Dana Fuchs / "The Girls Can't Help It" at Somers Point Beach, Morrow Beach, 800 Bay Avenue, Somers Point

Saturday, July 13 @ 7:30pm - Billy The Kid & The Regulators at Lizzie Rose Music Room, 217 E. Main Street, Tuckerton

Saturday, July 13 @ 8:00pm - The Moody Blues' John Lodge at State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick

Saturday, July 13 @ 8:00pm - An Evening with the Pretenders at Count Basie Center for the Arts, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank

Sunday, July 14 @ 7:30pm - Night Ranger at Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), 100 South Street, Morristown

Monday, July 15 @ 7:30pm - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at The Vogel, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank

Tuesday, July 16 @ 7:30pm - Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles at Count Basie Center for the Arts, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank

Tuesday, July 16 @ 7:30pm - Justin Hayward & Christopher Cross at Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), 100 South Street, Morristown



 
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The Tia Fuller Trio

Thursday, July 25, 2024 @ 7:30pm
William Paterson University - Shea Center for Performing Arts
300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470
category: music

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Billy Walton Band

Thursday, July 25, 2024 @ 6:00pm
The Point
998 Bay Avenue, Somers Point, NJ 08244
category: music

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The Studio Series: Salsa Night

Thursday, July 25, 2024 @ 8:00pm
State Theatre Studio
15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
category: music

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