Central Jersey Music Festivals, Concerts at Live Music Venues

2019 Blue Grass, Country, Rock, Jazz, and Folk Music Festivals

Central Jersey Music Festivals

The popular 2019 Central Jersey music festivals typically appear at large, destination venues, mostly outdoors, and at indoor live music venues. Music enthusiasts of all ages and interests can enjoy blue grass, country, rock, jazz, folk, contemporary, indie, 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.

Multi-Date, Central Jersey Music Festivals

Brick's Summerfest Concert Series
Summerfest will be held on four Thursdays in July, each event featuring fireworks, food trucks, a beer and wine garden and – of course – the backdrop of Windward Beach and the Metedeconk River.
Concert schedule:
July 4th: Jesse's Girl (80s cover band.)
July 11th: Brian Kirk and the Jirks (mixed covers.)
July 18th: Boathouse Row (Yacht Rock.)
July 25th: Garden State Radio (mixed cover, video and light show.)

June 2019 Central Jersey Music Festivals & Events

Princeton Festival
The Princeton Festival
June 7th - 30th, 2019
Princeton
Website & Tickets
The Princeton Festival is a non-profit performing arts organization which presents opera, musical theater, jazz, chamber music and other events in the month of June at venues in and around Princeton, NJ. The festival features three weeks of orchestral, chamber, instrumental, choral, early and world music, jazz and interpretive dance performances. The piano competition is always a major highlight and there's plenty of extras to boost your musical knowledge from workshops to free film screenings, book circles to lectures.

Sourland Music Festival
Sourland Music Festival
June 22, 2019
"The Polo Field"
Hillsborough Golf & Country Club
146 Wertsville Road
Hillsborough, NJ
908-369-3322
Website (Line-up & tickets)
This family music festival features great music, local food, and a spectacular view in the heart of the Sourland Mountain Preserve. The music lineup includes blues, folk, jazz, and rock. Attendees also get to enjoy the on-site beer & wine garden with a good selection of draft beers, and local food trucks.
Proceeds from the event go to the Sourland Conservancy, a local non-profit dedicated to protecting the Sourland Mountain Region.
Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, some sun screen, and your sunglasses.



July 2019 Central Jersey Music Festivals & Events

Soulsational Music Festival
Soulsational Music Festival
July 22, 2019; 11 am - dusk (rain or shine)
Veterans Park
Bayville, NJ
Website
This family event features live music on two stages, crafters, vendors, free yoga, vegetarian and organic food, food trucks, a beer garden, and a kids' village

Quick Chek Balloon Festival
The Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
Friday - Sunday, July 26 - 28, 2019
Solberg Airport
39 Thor Solberg Road
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Website (Events Schedule & Tickets)

One of the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America. Features twice daily mass ascensions of up to 125 special shape and sport hot air balloons, headlining music concerts, continuous family entertainment, crafters and vendors, food, and a balloon glow. The concerts feature top performersfor each of the three nights.
This years headline concerts include. Dan Zanes & Claudia Eliaza Kids' Concert, ABBA The Concert, The Band Perry, The Beach Boys,
Fireworks are at dusk on Friday evening,



August 2019 Central Jersey Music Festivals & Events

Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Festival
Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Festival
Saturday, August 24th, 2019; from 1 PM - 9 PM (Rain or Shine)
The Great Lawn on the Long Branch Promenade
Long Branch, NJ
Website
This music festival features a mix of strong national and local musicians performing live Jazz and blues on stage, kids activities, and food vendors with exotic and regional NJ food and crafts and Fireworks.
Scheduled events:
1:00 PM National Anthem - Reanne Runge
1:15-2:15 PM Damian & The DCQ
2:30-3:30 PM Slidewinder Blues Band
3:45-4:45 PM Jane Stuart
5:00-6:00 PM The Shadetree Mechanics
6:15-7:15 PM The Mikey Junior Band
7:30 –9 PM Jeff Levine & Friends Featuring JT Bowen
Dusk Fireworks



September 2019 Central Jersey Music Festivals & Events

Sea Hear Now Music Festival
Sea.Hear.Now Festival
September 21 - 22, 2019; Doors open 12:30pm
North Beach & Bradley Park
Asbury Park, NJ
Website & Tickets
Sea.Hear.Now is committed to raising awareness about the issues facing our ocean environment, including the global plastic waste crisis and climate change.
Two days featuring over 25 performances on three stages, all on the gorgeous Asbury Park Waterfront. The event features music, surf culture and arts festival features over 25 performances, food from regional and local restaurants including vegan, vegetarian & gluten-free options, specialty items from dozens of art vendors with giveaways with Bars & concessions throughout the park and beach Water stations with free refills. The lineup for the festival is decidedly rock-heavy with alt-rockers Incubus and folksy surfer dude Jack Johnson headlining the two days, which will feature three stages -- two on the beach just north of Convention Hall and one in nearby Bradley Park -- and more than two-dozen of bands. This years big draws include; Dave Matthews Band, The Lumineers, Dropkick Murphys, Dispatch, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Work In Progress, Brick + Mortar, and many more.


Upcoming Ticketed Events - Central Jersey Live Music Venues

Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJ

House of Independents - Asbury Park, NJ

PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ

Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ

Stone Pony - Asbury Park, NJ

Wonder Bar - Asbury Park, NJ




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