Want to know where we’re going each week so you 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!
Friday, November 15, Cricket Hill Brewing Company, Fairfield
Cricket Hill Brewing Co. is having us for a special evening of music that will include longer sets for both bands with full band sections as well as acoustic sets.
Come have delicious beers and enjoy the vibe while avoiding the void.
Stay thirsty my friends.
Friday, November 15, Gelati by Mike, Montclair
This class is a special treat hosted by Chef Mike. In this class we will explore everything that we do in our Basics of Ice Cream making class, but with a special twist! We will make, and sample 2 different kinds of alcohol infused ice cream, sorbet, and gelatos like Chocolate Tequila Gelato, Cabernet Chip Sorbetto, and Baileys Ice Cream. We will then go over how to use our products to make specialty cocktails at home, and how to pair.
Afterwards everyone is invited to purchase and treat themselves to any of our products with a special 15% discount for all students on all purchases that day. Everyone will receive a cup of fresh ice cream to take home from the batches we made together, freeze it at home overnight and enjoy the fruits of your labor the next day once its had time to cure!
Friday, November 15th, Meatlocker, Montclair
Reverie Productions Presents:
twinkly emo from the midwest meets the northeast 😈
doors: 9pm // show: 9:30pm // $10 at the door // all ages // byob if 21+
accessibility: staircase to enter show area, lighting used at this show is unlikely to be dangerous for people with photosensitivity.
Saturday, November 16th, Church of Our Lady of Grace, Hoboken
Hoboken Pizza Fest is back and it’s better than ever! Join Hoboken Happy Hours in partnership with Party With Purpose for the 3rd Annual Hoboken Pizza Fest on Saturday, November 16th at Our Lady of Grace Church.
Round up your crew, bring your family, and get ready to sample slices from some of the best spots in Hoboken – or dare we say New Jersey?
Tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 1st at Noon!
Due to limited capacity, tickets are expected to SELL OUT quickly (as they did the last two years) – so don’t delay!
Choose from 2 sessions:
Session 1: 1 pm- 3 pm
Session 2: 4 pm -6 pm
Participating Locations (this list will be continuously updated):
– Tony Boloney’s Hoboken
– Urban Coalhouse Pizza and Bar
– Artichoke Basille’s Pizza
– Napoli’s Pizza
– Frankie & Ava’s Italian Eatery
– Dozzino. An Artisanal Pizza Shop
– 80 River Hoboken
– The Stewed Cow (Mexican Pizza)
– PizzaLove (Food Truck)
Your $25 Ticket Includes:
– A half-slice of pizza or menu item (i.e. meatballs) from EVERY participating vendor (you will receive a special punchcard)
– Live Music during both sessions
– Pizza-themed contests, swag, & games!
– More awesome surprises!
– 10% off for Groups of 4
– 20% off for Groups of 6
– Children 2 & under are FREE
Alcohol & Open Bar Options:
– $5 Drafts
– $5 Glasses of Red or White Wine
– 2 hour open bar available for an additional $20 – enjoy your own VIP Line
Saturday, November 16th, Asbury Park Brewery
RINGO DEATHSTARR / BLUSHING / GAWN at Asbury Park Brewery * Saturday, November 16th THE SAINT and Little Dickman Records Present From Austin, TX, Ringo Deathstarr; “As the lovechild of every pedal-loving, dream-poppy band from the late 1980’s, mixed with a few dashes of tremolo and a noticeable disdain for song lyrics, Ringo Deathstarr kick fucking ass. “ — VICE Magazine :: God’s Dream is $5 for download at ringodeathstarr.org / From Austin, TX, Blushing; Their debut LP also produced and recorded by Frazier (Ringo Deathstar), is wrapped up and ready for release summer 2019; And special guests, Gawn, Doors 7pm, $12, @ Asbury Park Brewery, 810 Sewell Ave., Asbury Park, 732-=455-5571, 18 To Enter, 21 To Drink, www.asburyparkbrewery.com.
Saturday, November 16th, Williams Center for the Arts, Rutherford
DryTown Productions, BCB Community Bank & American Dream present:
**** COMMUNITY at Marcus Hall ****
Thrilled to announce our 3rd installment of the monthly concert series!
We will be showcasing acts from various record labels across neighboring states to grace good ol’ Marcus Hall’s stage and share it with local support
For the Saturday, November 16th showcase we’ve got:
Good Eye Records showcase! with:
With local support from:
Door at 7pm
low $5 cover due to gracious sponsors
And as usual, rare craft beer offerings, wine and standard cocktails for those smiling faces
Saturday, November 16th, LOLA, NYC
You are invited to the inaugural Give A Jack concert series, powered by Launch and Jack Daniels, live at Lola in New York City, featuring local psych punk legends Acid Dad, and psychedelic grunge mavens Of Clocks And Clouds.
Acid Dad first appeared in the New York scene at the onset of 2016. After spending the year self-releasing demos recorded at their studio in upstate New York, the band garnered local praise from the likes of Oh My Rockness, Consequence of Sound, BrooklynVegan, Stereogum and more. After releasing their debut EP “Let’s Plan a Robbery” in February 2016, followed by their first sold-out show at Baby’s All Right, Acid Dad embarked upon a two month tour of the United States. Fresh off their first tour, which included numerous SXSW performances as well as appearances on Daytrotter, Audiotree and Jam in the Van, the band started writing their debut LP. At the outset of 2017, the band began recording what would become their first full length. Now part of the Greenway Records family, their Self-Titiled debut LP was released March 9th to rave reviews from the likes of The New York Times, Consequence of Sound and Brooklyn Vegan. The release of Acid Dad was followed by a US tour which again included SXSW & sold out shows in New York, LA & San Francisco. On the tail of that success, the band crossed the Atlantic for their first European tour which included riotous shows in Amsterdam, London and Paris. Now back home in NYC, the band has transitioned into creation-mode. Acid Dad is hard at work on LP 2 with new singles slated for release and a Greenway Records full length expected soon after!
Born and bred in Brooklyn, Of Clocks And Clouds is a psychedelic electronic rock band whose unique sound has earned them many accolades, including a spot on the Top 25 New Music Critiques by Music Connection. The band’s live shows combine hard-hitting psychedelic rock with melodic flourishes and thrilling tempo-changing explorations that push the senses to their limits. With their improvised electronic jams, OCAC always draws a passionate crowd and enthusiasts of many genres. Of Clocks and Clouds forges their way into your heart, mind, and soul.
This show, at Lola, steps from where NYC punk was born, will also feature fine visual art, performance art, a custom cocktail to fit the evening by award-winning mixologist Miguel Aranda, and other experiential activations.
In many ways, Jack Daniel’s is regarded as music’s first independent label. The spirits brand is proud to partner with Launch to present an original live music experience that encourages artists and fans to share why music important to them while enjoying a specially curated line-up of dynamic, up-and-coming talent.
Attendees are encouraged to share a photo on social media using #giveajack and let us know why music is important to you; what you care about in your music community, your favorite new artists, best memories, how it makes you feel, and anything you’d like to share about the power of music and the impact it has on the world. In joining this conversation, fans enter for a chance to win tickets, VIP artist experiences, and exclusive Jack Daniels prizes.
Sunday, November 17th, JT Straws, Hawthorne
BBQ BUFFET MENU
JT STRAWS BREAKFAST HERO SANDWICHES
• Ribeye Cheesesteak, Eggs, Peppers & Onions 9
• Beef Brisket, Eggs & Cheese 9
• Pork Belly, Eggs & Cheese 8
• Pork Roll, Eggs & Cheese 6
• Pulled Pork, Eggs & Cheese 6
• Marinated Chicken, Eggs & Cheese 7
• Sausage, Eggs & Cheese 6
• Sausage Gravy & Bisquits (2) for 5
*Every sandwich has 3 eggs, 3 pieces of American cheese and served on an 8” hero roll.
FROM THE GRILL
• 1/2Lb. Ribeye Cheesesteak Hero w/Peppers & Onions 10
• Pork Belly BLT 8
• Slow Smoked Beef Brisket & Pork Belly 12
• Angus Supreme Burger 7. Add Pork Belly 2
• Drunken Shrimp 10
PO BOY HERO SANDWICHES
• Drunken Shrimp Po Boy w/Slaw & Drunken Sauce 10
• Deep Fried Oyster Po Boy w/Slaw & Drunken Sauce 9
SLOW SMOKED BBQ – HERO SANDWICHES or JUST THE MEAT
• Pulled Pork 7
• Marinated Chicken Mojo Criollo 8
• Pork Belly 8
• Beef Brisket 9
• Cinnamon Sugar Pork Belly 8
All bbq served with Slaw & Pickles.
• Southern Pulled Pork, Cheddar Cheese, Pork Belly Bacon and Baby Spinach on Sour Dough Bread 8
10 Wings 13
*Wings are marinated overnight, slow smoked, rolled in brown sugar, then flash fried for crispness.
SOUP OF THE DAY
New England Clam Chowder 3
• Mac & Cheese 4
• Corn Bread 4
• Roasted Brussel Sprouts w/Garlic & Parmesan 4
Monday, November 18th, The Saint, Asbury Park
Join us in celebrating THE SAINT‘s 25th anniversary by attending this FREE show featuring:
Wednesday, November 20th, Stanhope House, Stanhope
Corey Glover of renowned band Living Colour rocks The Stanhope House with Living Colour songs and Corey Glover originals
As a founding member of the pioneering, Grammy winning, platinum selling rock band Living Colour, Corey helped prove that not only could black guys kick out the jams, but that they could be embraced by a vast expanse of fans. Living Colour earned numerous industry awards including back-to-back Grammys for Best Hard Rock Performance of 1989 (‘Cult of Personality’) and 1990 (Time’s Up) and emerged as one of the most influential rock acts of all time: regularly selling out arenas and selling millions of albums.
Tickets $20 advance, $25 in cash at the gate
$5 food & beverage minimum charged in cash at the gate for all guests under age 21; Voucher redeemable in restaurant.
Wednesday, November 20th, Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn
The Big Easy
Doors at 7:30pm / $10 / 21+
Wednesday, November 20, The Asbury, Asbury Park
Join us for a night in Soundbooth, The Asbury Hotel’s live music venue and lobby bar featuring:
Music at 8pm
Free + open to the public
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