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 these. Support local arts or get outside and do something with us.
Saturday, June 25th, 7pm, The Old Mougul Theatre, Montclair
Join us at the Old Mogul for a great night of local music! This will be a somewhat special performance for a few reasons… one of which is Overlake will be playing their new (not even finished) album in its entirety! More surprises to be announced later. Advance tickets are $8… They will be $10 day of the show.
Set times will be: 7:30 SINK TAPES, 8:30 PIONEER THE EEL, 9:30 THE ROCK N ROLL HI-FIVES, 10:30 OVERLAKE
Saturday and Sunday, June 25th and 26th, Bridge Street, Somerville
Tapastre presents Somerville New Jersey’s Craft Beer Fest 2016! Saturday June 25th, 12 pm – 9 pm and Sunday June 26th, 12 pm – 7 pm. Come celebrate with live music, good food, great beer and the best of times! Tapastre is hosting another of our annual Craft Beer Fests in Downtown Somerville. Located on N. Bridge st between Main and High St, this fest promises to be the best one yet!
Pricing: Admission: $10 if purchased in advance via Eventbrite, $15 at the door and includes your sample mug, Samples (4 oz) are priced between $1 and $4, Full pours will be between $5 and $8.
The event is cash only, no credit cards.
Live music on stage all day
12:00-2:00 Backyard Superheroes
2:30-4:30 PD Brody
5:00-7:00 Crash Gordon & Debra Dynamite
12:00-2:00 Caroline Reese & The Drifting Fifth
2:30-4:30 4 Flight Rock
Great food from local downtown Somerville restaurants like Division Cafe, Hansel ‘n Griddle, Court House Sub Shop, Blue Salt Culinary, Katili’s Chocolates , Pinoy Filipino Restaurant and more to be added!
Amazing beers from the following breweries:
Abita Brewing Company. Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing, Captain Lawrence Brewing Company, Dogfish Head Beer, Tröegs Independent Brewing, Weyerbacher Brewing, Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company, Carton Brewing, Kane Brewing Company, Angry Erik Brewing, Flounder Brewing, 902 Brewing Co., Yards Brewing Co., Flying Dog Brewery, Schlafly Beer, New Jersey Beer Company, Ramstein Beer, Brix City Brewing, Magnify Brewing Company, Conclave Brewing, Cricket Hill Brewing Co., New Belgium Brewing, B. Nektar Meadery, Demented Brewing Company And More! Along with at least 2 lines for each brewery, we will be having featured tappings of some amazing beers so stay tuned for an updated schedule!
Pinot’s Palette Somerville will be on site featuring live paintings, so grab a beer and paint something awesome!
Event is open to all ages, 21+ with ID to drink. There will be a cash bar to pay as you go, no credit cards.
Saturday, June 25th, 7pm, The Saint, Asbury Park
DENTIST * GAY GUY STRAIGHT GUY * DARKWING * YAWN MOWER: Friday, June 24th The Saint Presents Indie Surf Rock feat. Dentist (Band) (Record Release) / GayGuy/StraightGuy / Darkwing / Yawn Mower, Doors 7:30pm at THE SAINT.
Sunday, June 26th, 11am to 3pm, Tamerlaine Sanctuary, Montague
Please join us for an afternoon of 108 Lotus Yoga with Jon Kameen followed by A Delicious Buddah Bowl Buffet Lunch by Fogwood & Fig. All to benefit the animals at Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary.
Yoga 11:15 – 12:15 prompt, bring your own mat, lunch served immediately after next to our beautiful pond
$45.00 per person, $20.00 for children under 16 (Children will get a tour of the farm during yoga!)
Monday, June 27th, 8pm, The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park
Some of our favorite local acts along with some newbies and touring bands! Check out the line up and make sure to keep supporting live & local rock & roll! Doors at 8PM, 21 and up, $3 PBRs, $3 whiskey shots.
Monday, June 27th, through Sunday, July 10th, Meadowlands Parking Lot, East Rutherford
State Fair Meadowlands celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year! The largest fair in the New York metro area with over 150 rides and attractions runs from June 27 through July 10. Visit njfair.com for complete info on Daily Schedule and Pricing, Bargain Nights, Free Shows and much more! Advance sale tickets will soon be available via our website. Tickets may also be purchased at the box office on the day of your visit.
Tuesday, June 28th, 7:30pm, PhilaMOCA, Philadelphia, PA
After a number of different releases and years of touring, Montclair, New Jersey’s Pinegrove have offered their finest work to date with their newest LP, Cardinal. The band’s captivating blend of indie rock, pop and country elements is more vivid, fine-tuned, and addictive than ever before. Vocalist/guitarist Evan Stephens Hall along with brothers Zack Levine (drums) and Nick Levine (guitar) form a core that has been playing together since early childhood. Painting his emotions onto these songs with colorful and kinetic strokes, Hall moves through Cardinal’s eight songs with unforgettable energy and passion, with a vocal performance that is pleasantly reminiscent of Will Oldham and Built to Spill’s Doug Martsch. Highlighted by the downtrodden nostalgia of twangy opener “Old Friends” and the climactic refrain of “Size of the Moon,” where the confession “I don’t know what I’m afraid of,” is just as much of a sing-a-long as it is an emotional breakdown, moods don’t stay in one place for very long on Cardinal – they are carefully crafted and revisited throughout to continually evoke the album’s central themes of memory, language, and home.
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