New Jersey Music Festivals: Your Guide To The Best Concerts

Music Festivals

Discover The Best New Jersey Music Festivals At Live Venues. Uncover Concerts with Blue Grass, Country, Rock, Jazz, and Folk.

The popular New 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  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: 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.

"Hot" Tickets for Upcoming Northern New Jersey
Concerts & Music Festivals

Iron Maiden - Legacy of the Beast World Tour 2022 Fri • Oct 21, 2022 • 7:30 PM Prudential Center, Newark, NJ Ticketmaster. You also can find seats on secondary market sites like StubHub and SeatGeek.
The Legacy of the Beast World Tour is an ongoing concert tour by British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, named after the comic and mobile game released by the band in 2017. Described as a "history/hits tour", the concerts and stage design will feature "a number of different but interlocking 'worlds' with a setlist covering a large selection of 80s material with a handful of surprises from later albums."

Mary J. Blige: 2022 Good Morning Gorgeous Tour Sun • Oct 23 • 7:00 PM Prudential Center, Newark, NJ - Ticketmaste
r. You also can find seats on secondary market sites like StubHub and SeatGeek.
The Grammy Award winner and Academy Award-nominated singer-songwriter will be joined by special guests Ella Mai and Queen Naija.
The tour — Blige's first since the pandemic — is named after her latest album, released earlier this year during the ramp-up to Blige's heralded Super Bowl halftime performance.

BLACKPINK WORLD TOUR [BORN PINK] Mon & Tues • Nov 14, 15 • 8:00 PM Prudential Center, Newark, NJ - Ticketmaster. You also can find seats on secondary market sites like SeatGeek.
Born Pink World Tour is the upcoming concert tour headlined by South Korean girl group Blackpink, the largest world tour by a K-pop girl group in history, to promote their second Korean studio album Born Pink.

Carrie Underwood - The Denim & Rhinestones Tour Sat • Feb 18, 2023 • 7:30 PM Prudential Center, Newark, NJ - Ticketmster.
You also can find seats on secondary market sites like StubHub and SeatGeek.
The Denim & Rhinestones Tour is the upcoming seventh headlining tour from American country music artist Carrie Underwood, in support of her ninth studio album, Denim & Rhinestones. Country singer-songwriter Jimmie Allen will be the opening guest for the tour. From every ticket sold, a donation of one dollar will be made to the Tunnels to Towers Foundation, a nonprofit which supports veterans and their families.[

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band 2023 Tour Fri • Apr 14, 2023 • 7:30 PM Prudential Center, Newark, NJ - Ticketmster. You also can find seats on secondary market sites like StubHuband SeatGeek.
The tour marks the first time since 2017 that Springsteen and the E Street Band have toured together. The tour would be in support of his 2020 album, Letter to You.

September 2022 North Jersey
Music Festivals & Events

Scan Fest
Scan Fest
Sunday, September 4th, 2022
The NJ Vasa Home Park
Budd Lake, NJ
There will be 6 stages with International, National, Regional and Local talent. It's an all-day celebration of Scandinavia at its best – where you'll discover the customs…the history…the ethnic variety of the six Nordic nations: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Fiddlefest     Music and Food Festival
Fiddlefest Music and Food Festival
September 10, 2022: 3pm - 10pm
Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club
811 Rattlesnake Bridge Road
Bedminster Township, NJ
Event Cost: $75 Adults, $25 Children 5-11, 4 and under Free
This family festival features food trucks, beer, bands, activities for the entire family including magician, face painting, body art, balloon art, bounce house, spin art, crafts, cornhole, water pong & more!
Live performers incluude music by Lords if 52nd Street (Legends of the Billy Joel Band, ) Rainbow Full of Sound (Grateful Dead Tribute), Gypsy (Fleetwood Mac Tribute), Somerville School of Rock House Band (Rock covers), and Emily Vadala (Indie Singer/Songwriter)
Net proceeds from this event benefit the Tri-County Scholarship Fund

Edgewater Arts & Music Festival
Edgewater Arts & Music Festival
Sunday, September 18, 2022, from 11:00-6:00 PM
Veterans Field
1057 - 1165 River Road
Edgewater, NJ
This event features a juried art competition with live music, food, and drinks available from local vendors. Enjoy the magnificent and unique art created by imaginative and extremely creative artisans. Listen to the music, shop, enjoy the entertainment on stage and savor the delicious food from local vendors. This event is free and designed to be enjoyed by the whole family
There is a free street fair, free parking with continuous shuttle bus service from Edgewater Commons.

October 2022 North Jersey Music Festivals & Events

Hoboken Fall Arts & Music Festival
Hoboken Fall Arts & Music Festival
Sunday, October 2, 2022: 11am to 6pm (rain or shine event)
Washington St. bet. Observer Highway & 7th St.
Hoboken, NJ
Free Admission
This family event features 2 stages of live music, displays and sales by artists, crafters, food vendors and local businesses. Activities for children on 3rd St. in the Capital One Bank Parking Lot with rides, games, craft activities and more

Crystal Springs Music Fest
Crystal Springs Music Fest
Sunday, October 9, 2022
Crystal Springs Resort
3 Wild Turkey Way
Hamburg, NJ
888) 388-3472
Enjoy live music under the tent by local sensations plus talent from across the U.S. and Latin America. Your favorite drinks, tasty food choices and fun lawn games await in a casual outdoor setting surrounded by spectacular foliage. There will also be food trucks; a full premium bar with themed cocktails, wine and beer; bourbon tastings; and lawn games. street fair that has over 300 vendors, live music, child activities, games and rides. With about 20,000 'ALFers' that visit throughout the day.
This year's featured performers include: Hernan Romero, Elisa & Phil Girlando, Madison Pisano, Kelly & Kyle, Jordan McCants, The Andie Baldwin Band, & The Harrisons.

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