The Best New Jersey Music Festivals and Events

Blue Grass, Country, Rock, Jazz, and Folk

New Jersey Music Festivals

The popular 2016 New Jersey music festivals typically appear at large, destination venues, mostly outdoors. Music enthusiasts of all ages and interests can enjoy outdoor music festivals including blue grass, country, rock, jazz, folk, contemporary, and many other types of music.

The festivals range from jam sessions to multi-stage performances and can feature any where from up-coming, new breed artists to established, well known performers.



Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

The Best 2016 North Jersey Music Festivals

August 2016 North Jersey Music Festivals & Events

Montclair Jazz Festival
Saturday, August 13, 2016; Noon - 9:00PM (rain or Shine)
Nishuane Park
205 Claremont Avenue
Montclair, NJ
Website
Montclair Jazz FestivalAdmission: Free
The annual Montclair Jazz Festival is the biggest single one-day event in Montclair! This family music festival features original American cultural tradition Jazz! No tickets required! Bring folding chairs or a picnic blanket and enjoy the music.





Canal Day Festival

August 20, 2016 (Rain or Shine)
Hugh Force Canal Park
170 West Central Ave.
Wharton, NJ
Website

Canal Day Music FestivalAn old time country fair that celebrates the Morris Canal and its contributions to the development of the communities along its banks. Come to a day of free family fun featuring a craft show, great food, educational events and enjoy a day of listening to a wide variety of musical entertainers. Musical performances from New Jersey’s best artists will feature Rock, Blues, Country, Classical as well as traditional and contemporary Irish Folk Music. performing on two stages. Learn about local history by taking a guided Morris Canal walking tour provided by the Canal Society of NJ. Experience life on the Morris Canal first hand by traveling down the canal on a free boat ride or prove your prowess by paddling a kayak. Fireworks festivities & display at Robert Street Park beginning at 7:00 PM Admission is Free



September 2016 North Jersey Music Festivals & Events

Highlands Festival at Waterloo
September 17, 18, 2016; Rain-or-shine event
Waterloo Village
525 Waterloo Road
Stanhope, NJ
Website and Tickets
Highlands Festival at Waterloo This family music festival is New Jersey's premiere environmental and music festival that is a “Celebration of All Things Local.” The event features local food, Live music on two stages, arts, history and cultural and natural resources of New Jersey. Aimed at people of all ages, there will be a wide range of activities, including performances by 20 NJ musicians/bands, Local Food Court, Crafts and Fair Trade Marketplace, Living Green Expo, workshops, an art show, Lenape Village activities, canal rides, kayaking, and guided nature hike. Waterloo Village is on the US National Register of Historic Places and is a New Jersey State Historic Site.

Check out the Best Central Jersey & South Jersey Music Festivals

Central Jersey Music Festivals

Central Jersey Music Festivals

The best Central Jersey music festivals for music enthusiasts of all ages and interests. Includes many outdoor music festivals featuring blue grass, country, rock, jazz, folk, contemporary, and more.
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South Jersey Music Festivals

South Jersey Music Festival

The best South Jersey music festivals for music enthusiasts of all ages and interests. Includes many outdoor music festivals featuring blue grass, country, rock, jazz, folk, contemporary, and more.
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