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.

May 2022 North Jersey Music Festivals & Events

Hoboken Arts & Music Festival
Hoboken Arts & Music Festival
Sunday, May 1, 2022: 11am to 6pm (rain or shine event)
Washington St. bet. Observer Highway & 7th St.
Hoboken, NJ
Free Admission
This annual family event features over 300 artists, crafters, food vendors and local businesses. Live performance will also be performing on three different stages set up. There will be kid-friendly activities ranging from games, prizes, face painting and crafts on Third Street where the Capital One Bank parking lot is located.
This years muscic schedule:
Observer Highway Stage: Washington St. bet. Newark St. & Observer Highway
11:50am - The B Breakers 12:40pm - The Counterfeiter$ 1:40pm - Widely Grown with James Calleo 2:40pm - Krystal 3:40pm - Pierce Turner 4:45pm - Ivan Julian Band ‍
7th St. Stage: Washington St. bet. 6th & 7th St.
12:30pm - Ruby Bones 1:30pm - The Gentlemen of Soul 2:50pm - The Brooklyners 3:50pm - Max Feinstein 5pm - Frankie Morales & the Mambo of the Times Orchestra ‍

Great Swamp Great Music festival
Great Swamp Great Music festival 
May 22, 2022: 12pm - 7 PM; (rain or shine)
Giralda Farms
Dodge Drive/Madison Ave. (Rt. 124)
Madison, NJ
Website and Tickets
Tickets: Adults: $30 ($35 at the gate) students: $20 ($25 at the gate): children 13 and under free
This event features musicians, who are all generously donating their time and talent, for a top-notch day of music in support of clean water and a healthy environment. Performing at the festival are three returning crowd-favorites and two exciting new acts. In order of appearance, the lineup includes: The Refuge Dogs, The Step Brothers Band, Lenox Underground, Not Enough Jeffs, and The Big Fuss. Nick Amling & The Lifeline will entertain those who arrive before noon and Nick will keep the music going between band sets.
New to the festival this year, comedian, and New Jersey native, Max Antonucci, will emcee the event.

June 2022 North Jersey Music Festivals & Events

Michael Arnone's Crawfish Festk
Michael Arnone's Crawfish Fest
June 3-5, 2022
The Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ 07822
On-site Camping and camping hook-ups.
3 day New Orleans Style Music, Food, and Camping Festival. Featuring the best Music and Food that Louisiana and New Orleans has to offer. Cajun, Zydeco, Delta Blues, New Orleans R&B, Brass, Gospel and Jazz on 3 Stages. To really enjoy the "nor-leans" experience, you can try a taste of fresh Boiled Louisiana Crawfish trucked in alive, Crawfish Bread, Shrimp Creole, Crawfish Bread, Crawfish Pie, Alligator Sausage, Crawfish Po-boys, Jambalaya, Southern Fried Chicken and the other great dishes with a menu price of $14.00 or less per dish.

Annual Rock, Ribs and Ridges<
12th Annual Rock, Ribs and Ridges
June 24 – 26, 2022; 11:30am - 11:30pm
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ
Website and Tickets
This event features a three day celebration of great Southern Rock music, finger-lickin' barbeque, camping, cold beer, and fun! Pitch a tent or bring an RV and camp the entire weekend. The party starts on Friday, and the campgrounds are only a 3-minute walk from the festival.

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