Where’s YDKJ This Week? – May 20th–May 26th

by Alice Magdziak • May 20, 2016 • EventsComments (0)1065

Two-thirds of us will be on vacation this week so unless there are some NJ bands in Chicago that we can catch, we’re counting on you guys to fill these places!  We’ve been hearing from more and more friends and readers that they’d like to know where we’re going each week so they can join us.  We get invited to events, hear about fun exhibits and are interested in lots of different places all the time.  Here’s what is on our radar this week.

Dollys, Goodbye Tiger, Toy Cars at the Asbury Park Yacht Club

Friday, May 20th, 9pm at the Asbury Park Yacht Club, Asbury Park

Free show. Super stoked for a great time with these awesome bands. Make sure you have your dancing shoes with you! According to Erik Romero, this is going to be a ripper!

Together. Rock for Bernie – live concert. fundraiser. phone bank. potluck.

On May 21st between 2pm and 7pm, we have some great musical talent at The Porchistas Home Studio to support the campaign of Bernie Sanders for president.

This is a Pot Luck event – (no obligations). Music will be outside if weather permits. If it rains we will move inside.

This will be an effort to drum up ground support for Bernie in the final weeks leading up to the New Jersey primary which takes place June 7th. There will be Bernie campaign staff on hand to try to organize volunteers. We will also have phone banking going on inside the house while the concert takes place outside. Staff will also be handing out donation envelopes if folks choose to donate to the campaign.

Music by: Homeless Apians are a DIY recycle rock group from New Jersey; Fiscal Cliff – indie fresh; The Porchistas – folky, hippy, spacey rock; and Elk City – tuneful, smart NYC pop with strong female vocals.

The Porchistas Home Studio is located at 148 Forest Street Montclair, NJ. Please help us spread the word for the Bernie Sanders campaign!

Saturday, May 21st, 3:00pm at the Bloomfield Public Library

The Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Enrico Granafei, will perform favorite selections from their repertoire. Free to the public. Limited Seating. For information and reservations call 973-566-6200. This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and administered by the Essex County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.

108 in NJ

Saturday, May 21st, 6:00pm at Flemington DIY

90 Main Street in Flemington. Bands include: 108; Sweet Jesus; Fuck It, I Quit; Hell Mary; Manalive; and, Counter Blast. $12 Advanced Tickets/$14 Door, All ages

The Vansaders/Dentist/MACK – Live at APYC

Saturday, May 21st, 8:30pm at the Asbury Park Yacht Club, Asbury Park

Free show, all ages!

Saturday, May 21st, 9:00pm at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park
The Paramount Theatre and Asbury Park Film Intitative present a free screening of the film ‘Purple Rain’, starring Prince. This film is presented in honor of one of the most iconic and inimitable artists of all time. Join us as we celebrate this essential piece of Prince’s life and work.
No tickets are required, seats are first come first served. With over a thousand available seats, there is plenty of room for everyone.
This screening is free, and all ages are welcome. (Children must be accompanied by a parent).
Monday, May 23rd, 8pm at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park
Dark City Entertainment Presents: A Balance Between, Overlake and Basic Bitches.
As always.. $2 PBRs and admission is FREE! 21 and up, $3 whiskey shots
Wednesday, May 25th, 7pm, The Bitter End, New York City
Wyland, Rob Jennings, Jared Dylan and Above the Moon play The Bitter End.  What a great line up!
Wednesday, May 25th, 8pm, Shea Stadium, Brooklyn

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