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 Band Night on Friday and Sock Monster on Saturday.
- Ruthie’s presents David Bennet Cohen on Friday and Dean Shot on Saturday.
- See this weekend’s live music at Just Jake’s with Who Brought the Dog with Kylie Baxter on Friday and Changing Lanes on Saturday.
- Pineapple Express Barbecue hosts a summer solstice kickoff with various bands inside and out starting at 11 AM on Saturday.
- The Montclair Brewery features The Accelerators on Friday.
- NJPAC presents the New Jersey Symphony’s season finale with Joshua Bell.
- SOPAC hosts Jessica Kirson on Friday and Akenya on Saturday.
- MayoPAC features Happy Together 2023 on Friday.
- The Montclair PRIDE Celebrations on Saturday have lots of musical performances. See the schedules for the stages here: Montclair Pride.
- Go see a film this weekend at The Clairidge!
Arts & Literature
- Last chance to visit the SMI Academy Square Gallery to see Richard Gaines’ Interpretations of Experience and Catherine Kincade’s Quiet Spaces. Both are on display through tonight at 33 Plymouth Street in Montclair.
- Check out “Jerry in Bloom,” a collection of Jerry Gant’s work at Hillside Sculpture Park, through mid-August.
- See Vanessa German’s 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 Sip and Sing Karaoke tonight!
- Pineapple Express Barbecue hosts Trivia Night tonight!
- Out Montclair continues PRIDE Month events with its PRIDE reception tonight, a Pride Rally on Friday, and the capstone PRIDE Celebration on Saturday! Don’t forget the after parties on Saturday night…
- Bloomfield Center’s Dinner Under the Stars is BACK! The 8th year continues every Friday (weather permitting) through September 15th from 6 PM – 10 PM.
- SOPAC has a Tony Awards Viewing Party on Sunday at 7 PM.