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!
- Enjoy a full day of music at the Montclair Jazz Festival Block Party on Saturday!
- Tierney’s hosts The Essex Funk Collective on Friday and Zesty on Saturday.
- The Montclair Brewery features Andy Lackow & Mess Around on Friday and The Howlin’ Poets on Saturday. Also see Gabe the Artist on Sunday!
- Just Jake’s presents Night Anthem on Friday and Radio Stranger on Saturday.
- Essex County Summer Music Series is on! Check out events in our area at this link.
- NJPAC brings us Kurtis Blow tonight and Jammins Reggae Fest on Saturday!
- The Wellmont brings us Lamb of God tonight and The Rocket Man Show on Saturday.
- Go see a film this weekend at The Clairidge! Check out the special Saturday and Sunday showings of The Matrix.
- NJPAC hosts Marlon Wayans this weekend.
Arts & Literature
- See Carol Cohn’s “3 Voyages While Standing Still” at SMI Academy Square Gallery, 1st Floor, 33 Plymouth Street. On display through September 7, 2023.
- Check out “Jerry in Bloom,” a collection of Jerry Gant’s work at Hillside Sculpture Park, through mid-August.
- SOPAC presents INSPIRED MINDS: Young Artist Exhibition through August 20, 2023.
- Ria Gallery hosts CONSUMED: A Critical Look at Pop Culture Nostalgia through August 31, 2023.
- Join the Craftsman club of Eureka on Saturday between 3 PM and 9 PM for a Smokey BBQ & Fish Fry. (Info on image above)
- Montclair Brewery has Sip and Sing Karaoke in the Beer Garden tonight!
- Town Pub in Bloomfield hosts Karaoke Night every Thursday!
- Bloomfield Center’s Dinner Under The Stars is back on Friday nights. This week is Mike Deej for soft rock with acoustic guitar.
- Pineapple Express Barbecue hosts Trivia Night tonight!