(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- Introducing The Studio Series! Join the State Theatre for an intimate performance in their new Studio space. This is a general admission ticket in a cabaret style setting, seating is first come first served. On Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30pm, the series presents Cold Weather Company.
Steadily building their artistic style and audience for the past nine years, New Jersey-based alternative folk band Cold Weather Company carries a diverse sound, rich with harmonies and instrumental builds. The band combines the various writing approaches and influences of its three members, Brian Curry, Jeff Petescia, and Steve Shimchick, to create unique arrangements with intricate layering.
Since their start in 2013 as students on campus at Rutgers–New Brunswick, the band has earned over 11 million cross-platform digital streams and supported acts within the U.S. and UK such as The Bouchard Bros (of Blue Öyster Cult), Tall Heights, Firewoodisland, Jamestown Revival, and Juke Ross.
Tickets are $20 and available for purchase online. State Theatre is located at 15 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
After major renovations, State Theatre New Jersey has reopened and celebrated its 100th Anniversary in December 2021 in a fully renovated theater including newly renovated lobbies, all new restrooms, upgraded HVAC systems, a new elevator for access to all levels, and brand-new theater seats. Originally built as a silent film and vaudeville palace, State Theatre’s historic significance was honored by PBS by featuring it in its documentary series, Treasures of New Jersey, in the fall of 2018. “Treasures of New Jersey: State Theatre New Jersey” can be streamed online.
Today, State Theatre is the largest performing arts center in Central New Jersey and has welcomed more than six million people through its doors since reopening as a non-profit performing arts center in 1988. State Theatre New Jersey is a cornerstone of the cultural vitality of Middlesex County and averages a total economic impact on New Brunswick and the surrounding area of more than $18 million a year. The mainstage programs have featured high-caliber artists such as Diana Ross, Tony Bennett, Kevin Hart, Ringo Starr, Melissa Etheridge, John Leguizamo, Harry Connick, Jr., Diana Krall, and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Program offerings include Broadway, orchestra, family, dance, comedy, rock/pop, jazz, Performances for Schools, and Sensory-Friendly Performances.
State Theatre New Jersey’s programs are made possible by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.