This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.

So many great local events to enjoy this weekend! From live music and concerts to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening. NB: Check with the venue before attending in case of changes!

Live Music

  • Ruthie’s is hosting the Joe Rizzolution Trio on Friday and Filthy Rich on Saturday.
  • Tierney’s Tavern features The Watchung Mountain Riders on Friday and No Politics on Saturday.
  • See this weekend’s live music at Just Jake’s with Crash the Party on Friday and The Royals on Saturday.
  • NJPAC has Fantasia on Thursday, Frankie Valli and the Four Season on Friday, and myriad jazz and classical events on Saturday including Yo-Yo Ma, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and the Jon Faddis Quartet.
  • Check out the Doug Hall Trio Friday night at the MC Hotel’s Allegory.
  • The Wellmont hosts the Wunderworld Fest on Friday. Doors open at 4 PM.
  • MayoPac celebrates jazz tonight with PASS IT ON: 60th Anniversary Musical Celebration!
  • SOPAC has a full weekend with Paula Cole and Sophie B. Hawkins on Thursday, Valerie Simpson and Friends on Friday, The Last Waltz Celebration on Saturday, and Ginna Claire Mason on Sunday.
  • Keep an eye on DLV Lounge for weekly Jazz announcements!


Arts & Literature

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