This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough and Paul Gold.
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!
- Tierney’s Tavern hosts Keep on Growing Band on Friday and Bottle of Bread on Saturday.
- See this weekend’s live music at Just Jake’s with The Cliffs on Friday and 94 Proof and Band of Make Believe on Saturday.
- Outpost in the Burbs presents the Lone Bellow Trio tonight.
- Ruthie’s hosts The Burners on Friday and Ed Alstrom on Saturday.
- The Montclair Brewery features Parker McQueeney Organ Trio on Saturday and Chuck Lambert on Sunday.
- The Wellmont hosts Bryson Tiller on Thursday.
- NJPAC features The New Jersey Symphony playing The Empire Strikes Back on Saturday.
- SOPAC presents BoDeans tonight, Eleri Ward on Friday, and Richie Furay on Saturday.
- MAYOPac hosts The New Jersey Symphony playing The Empire Strikes Back tonight.
- Go see a film this weekend at The Clairidge!
Arts & Literature
- Luna Stage Presents The Ground on Which We Stand on Saturday.
- Watchung Booksellers has Marina Antropow Cramer in conversation with Suzanne Trauth to celebrate the launch of Marfa’s River.
- Visit the SMI Academy Square Gallery to see Richard Gaines’ Interpretations of Experience and Catherine Kincade’s Quiet Spaces. Both are on display through June 8, 2023 at 33 Plymouth Street in Montclair.
- See the Viewpoints 2023 exhibit at Studio Montclair through June 2, 2023.
- See Vanessa German’s new exhibit at the Montclair Art Museum through June 25, 2023.
- Montclair State Universities Galleries hosts Case Studies 2: Justin Cloud – The Garden through July 31, 2023.
- SOPAC presents INSPIRED MINDS: Young Artist Exhibition through August 20, 2023.
- Montclair Brewery presents Yappy Hour and Sip & Sing Karaoke tonight, Beer BBQ Bacon Festival on Saturday, and the Bash and Pop Vinyl Dig on Sunday.
- Join Uptown Montclair for Ladies Night Out tonight from 6 PM to 9 PM.
- Stop by The ACE Studio in Nutley tonight from 5 PM to 8 PM for a Grand Opening reception with refreshments and a pop-up art gallery at 21 Franklin Avenue, #A4 in Nutley.
- The Wellmont presents Trap Karaoke on Friday.
- Bloomfield Center’s Dinner Under the Stars is BACK! The 8th year begins on Friday, May 19th and continues every Friday through September 15th from 6 PM – 10 PM.
- AAPI Montclair hosts its Lantern Festival on Sunday.