Where’s YDKJ This Week? – April 7th – April 13th

by Alice Magdziak • April 7, 2017 • EventsComments (0)331

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. We can’t guarantee that we’ll go to all these places but there’s a good chance we’ll be at some of them.  Support local arts or get outside and do something with us!

Mint 400 Records Presents Indie Rock at Stosh’s

Friday, April 7th at 8pm, Stosh’s, Fair Lawn

A night of FREE indie rock and craft beers with: The Bitter Chills; Fairmont; The Maravines; Tri-State; The Clydes

Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling!

Saturday and Sunday, April 8th and 9th, Trenton

OVER 200 DIFFERENT VENDORS EACH DAY! 10 DIFFERENT FOOD TRUCKS EACH DAY!

$5 AT THE DOOR (GOOD FOR BOTH DAYS)! NO TICKETS REQUIRED! KIDS 10 AND UNDER ARE FREE!

That’s right, punks… we’re storming out of the gates and shaking off Old Man Winter as we fling directly into Spring with the Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market on April 8-9, 2017! We’ll be punching you square in the face with 200+ unique vendors and ten food trucks EACH DAY! Come on down to the TPRFM and score tons of vinyl, sweet vintage gear, original art, horror memorabilia, handmade jewelry, vintage toys and a whole lot more!

Sourland, Jesse Elliot & The Falconaires, Renee Maskin

Saturday, April 8th at 7pm, Old Franklin Schoolhouse, Metuchen

Sourland | Jesse Elliot & The Falconaires | Renee Maskin  $5 cover | BYO

Quality Living / Ruby Bones / A Bird / Jett Brando

Saturday, April 8th at 7pm, Hansil’s Bar and Grill, Oakland

HANSIL’S in Oakland, NJ (your favorite woodland-Caribbean bar!)  7pm / free entry

A BIRD – synth pop elopes with rock ‘n roll, swagger ensues; only one bird per set — JETT BRANDO – half solo/half joined by drummer & bassist for noisy garage-gaze — QUALITY LIVING – reformed indie/emo kids seek warm and fuzzy feelings — RUBY BONES – hook-slinging, ass-kicking folk punks get drunk, forget to turn off distortion, probably invite sax player on stage. The days are finally longer once again. Let us rejoice.

Saturday, April 8th at 10pm, House of Independents, Asbury Park

Join us at HOI on Saturday, April 8th for THE MODERN WORLD: a Night of Brit-Pop, New Wave & Alternative from the 80’s to present! DJs Aaron Leonovich & Vincent Minervino spin classic & modern British favourites on vinyl all night long – from The Smiths & The Cure to Arctic Monkeys & The 1975.  Doors open at 10PM. 21+. NO COVER!

April Showers

Sunday, April 9th at 6pm, BoonTunes, Boonton

What better way to sprinkle in the Spring than enjoy dinner at one of Boonton’s many restaurants followed by a night of music at BoonTunes? Come in for some great tunes and art!

Featuring music by: Sabaj a Trois (country-reggae-jazz trio) http://www.justinsabaj.com/a-trois.html; Liv Lombardi (singer-songwriter) https://www.facebook.com/livlombardimusic/; Nick Planer (Hendrix rock tunes and more) https://www.facebook.com/NicholasPlanerMusic/; Primal Thesis (prog rock) https://www.facebook.com/PrimalThesis/

Artwork by: Bret Salvatore (surrealist oil painter) https://www.facebook.com/bretsalvatoreart/; Jess Tirone (surrealist mixed media acrylic)

6pm-9pm; $10 cover

Adam Melchor EP Release Show

Monday, April 10th at 7pm, Mercury Lounge, NYC

7:00pm / $10adv;  21+. 7pm – Tiger and Man; 8pm – Fire is Motion; 9pm – Adam Melchor; 10pm – Emperor of Ice Cream

Vernal Pool Walk

Tuesday, April 11th at 7pm, Waterloo Village, Stanhope

In case you missed the first one tonight, there’s still an opportunity to join our Conserve Wildlife Foundation Biologist as she takes us on a flat 1/4 mile walk to a vernal pool to explore an ecosystem that most people will never see! Last chance to explore this habitat is April 11th. RSVP (required) to Waterloo Village at 973-347-1835. Space is limited!

Jersey City Slam: Last Open Poetry Slam

Thursday, April 13th at 6pm, TeaNJ, Jersey City

Jersey City Slam invites you all to check out our poetry slam. A poetry slam is a performance poetry competition with up to eight poets battling out for a chance to represent Jersey City at the National Poetry Slam! This slam is an Open Slam, meaning anyone can compete. This is the last open slam of the season. This is your last chance to earn points for semi-finals! If you want to learn more about slamming visit our web page:www.jerseycityslam.com There is an open mic beforehand open to music, stand-up comedy, poetry and bar tricks. 

If you are an early bird, Aaya Perez leads our poetry workshop at 6 PM. So come by Tea NJ, grab yourself a bubble tea and enjoy yourself. Doors open at 6:00 PM and the show starts promptly at 7 PM.  Admission is FREE

Overlake at Pianos

Thursday, April 13th at 7pm, Pianos, NYC

OVERLAKE are going on tour in a few weeks… To kick it all off, we will be playing at PIANOS in NYC on Thursday 4/13… WE GO ON AT 7PM! This show is 21+ and there will be an $8 cover… Come see us off!

QXT’s Open Mic Night! Feat. St James Bennett

Thursday, April 13th at 7:30pm, QXT, NYC

Welcome, one and all! I want to invite to a special Thursday night at QXT’s Nightclub hosted by Wyl White! A beautiful and open-minded Alternative club in the heart of Newark! Now hosting an open mic, we invite you all to come out and enjoy the night with our featured artist, St James Bennett! Lead singer and lead in both his bands Okestura and Dr Law, he produces music for the people, about the people, with the people! Come on out and have a good time! We know you will! https://drlaw.bandcamp.com/ ; https://okestura.bandcamp.com/

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