Friday and Saturday are jam-packed with fantastic events this week. Jersey City is having lots of events around their JCFriday. That sounds like the place to be! Where are we meeting up with you?
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.
Friday June 3rd, 9am to Sunday June 5th, 9pm, Rickey Farm, Vernon
Harmonizing the Family with Music and Earthskills. A 3 day celebration of life and Mother Earth packed with musical performances, workshops, yoga, art, bonfires, hiking, vendors and oh yes food!
FREE Child Daycare for kids 4-12. Kids Under 12 get FREE admission. Lots of great activities for children.
Weekend camping passes include a community lunch each day. Day passes are available. Tribe Package is our lowest rate $99 dollars a ticket for a group of 5. Limited Work Trade is still available. PLEASE bring a plate and utensils in the spirit of living sustainably so that we do not create unneccessary waste!
MUSICAL PERFORMANCES BY: Supaman, Kiwi, Brown Rice Family, Déva Presence,
Bonga Jean-Baptiste with Bethany & Rufus, Tina Malia, Incus, Wild Moon, Big Mine, Lyla June Johnston, Telpochcalli, Morgan O’Kane Music, The Radicans, Sakima, Elephant Fire (Acoustic), Jen Chapin, Kevin Nathaniel Hylton, PermaJam Fam, Big Mine, Grafiki, Pablo Salazar-Moreno, MAL, Adam Eric, phoebe v o, Jim Hayes and Antonietta, Divine Shakti Arts, Solar Punch, 4 Elements and Beyond, La Red, Happy Accident, and more to be announced…
WORKSHOPS: -Permaculture Your Life, -Design Your Ideal Farm and Garden Using Permaculture!, -Foraging For Wild Food and Medicines, -The Alchemy of Vegetable Fermentation, -Principles of Biological Systems: The Rules to the Game of Life and How Working With them Can Save the World, -Bio-gas Food Digestors, -Designing a Permenant Multiculture, -Solar Cooking, -Beekeeping: “Teachings from the Hive”; “Purpose of Our -Pollinators”, -Gorilla Gardening with Seedballs, -Activate Your Inner Herbalist: Herbal Tinctures and Elixirs, -Kundalini Yoga, -Yoga Gaia, -Birth into Earth Yoga, -World Drumming Workshop, -Intimacy (into me see) – The Art of Deep Loving Connection, -Stoke Your Inner Flame to Embrace Your Heart’s Passion and -POWER UP!, -Nature Mandala Making, -Flow Arts, -PlayGrounded Journey Circle, -and many more to be announced…
This is a benefit to help preserve the historic RickeyFarm. 100% of the proceeds are going to the farm to ensure it’s future for many generations to come.
Friday, June 3rd at 5pm, Grove PATH Plaza, Jersey City
If they are going to give away music for free on JCFridays, you may as well have 9 bands doing it…. Dancing Tony Presents A JCFriday Double – Double Showcase
HDSID’s Groove on Grove – Grove Street Plaza
5pm Martin Moretto Yellow Frog Orchestra
6pm Forget The Whale
7pm Emily Allison Turonis : Emily & The Ideals Band
8pm Kareem Walkes
Porta Jersey City
11:40 Debra Devi
12:30 Deaf Rhino
1:20 Pretty American
It’s all FREE and part of the Jersey City wide arts extravaganza founded and organized by Art House Productions
Friday, June 3rd at 7:30pm, Cafe Solé, Jersey City
Come enjoy the end of your JC friday with us in celebrating the dawning of JAX! The Jersey Arts Exchange (JAX) is a contemporary art space that will provide a venue for critically engaging exhibitions, studios for local artists, and art education programs for the next generation of artists.
LIVE MUSIC: CachaBacha-This will be the last show with the current line-up for this Jersey City based quirky-folk group; Rest Ashore-Hudson County math rock touring their new album; Din-Brand new strange music born and bred in Jersey City; and, dollys-The friendliest, danciest music from Asbury Park, NJ
EXHIBITING ARTISTS: “The Older West” is a one night only showcase that features collaborative pieces between photographer Adrien de Martini and artist/designer Blair Urban. Adrien’s photographs are collaged together to compose surreal landscapes of the old west which are used as backdrops for Blair’s female figurative characters. Blair and Adrien work together as part of the JC Crafters Artisan Collective.
Friday, June 3rd at 7:30pm, Presby Iris Gardens, Montclair
Our 2016 Free Summer Series “Under The Stars” kicks off with INSIDE OUT (2015) Directed by Pete Docter with voices by Amy Poehler, Lewis Black, Bill Hader, Mindy Kaling.
(Rain Date: June 4th) Rain Postponements will be posted on our website by 5pm the day of the show. The full 2016 Summer Series Line-up: www.montclairfilmfest.org/2016-summer-series
No reservations are required and all screenings are open to the public. Picnics and blankets are encouraged.
Friday, June 3rd at 9pm, Asbury Park Yacht Club, Asbury Park
We just reviewed Tony Appleseed’s new album and it is a MUST-listen!
just over a year after the release of their debut album “Metanoia,” the tony appleseed group will go “Colorblind” in a wash of landscapes to be slowly and methodically torn away in a descent into pure synthesis. syncopated counter-rhythms chop against the current of a sonic mania. filters ringing in your cochlea, only to reveal the grand-wave beneath the matrix, rolling in the rhythmic ebb and flow, crashing against the shore, and retracting only to be born again.
little big toe takes the first step, wielding wood and metal with a plastic plectrum, dancing in odd time around a heartfelt narrative, woven in complex metaphors which cradle your thoughts into a self-reflective symphony of song.
homeless apians upcycle their craft, a solar powered machine headed straight headed for the sun, leaving behind them a world in ironic ruins, mining nonrenewable resources, faces buried in artificial light, as free energy shines bright over their heads, an untapped gold mine. fresh off their release of mr. sun, this power trio returns to shine a new light on the world with their music, before it’s too late… (vote for bernie)
no more pain will slay you with their rock, then lay you to rest on their sweet pillow for some gentle lydian lovemaking, leading way to a soaring reprise of chaotic riffs that will without a doubt fucking melt your brain. your soul will drift above your body, only to look down at your pathetic carcass as you then drift towards the light, you will truly feel no more pain.
Saturday, June 4th at7pm, Scarlet Pub, New Brunswick
If we weren’t babysitting Saturday night, we’d be at this show in a HEARTBEAT!
*FREE SHOW* Please bring some extra $$ to make a donation to the bands and/or buy their merch. Thanks!
Sunday, June 5th from 10am to 5pm, Center Street, Garwood
Music, Classic Cars, Beer & Wine Garden, Shopping, KidZone & Family Fun. #GarwoodRocks on the 1st Sunday of every June! Come down and have fun with the whole family!!! Dont Miss Out!
Monday, June 6th at 7:30pm, Anchor’s Bend, Asbury Park
Emily from Dentist wrote about her love of Mrs. Magician in her recent article on YDKJ. Come hear what she was writing about this Monday!
Little Dickman Records Presents: Mrs.Magician from San Diego, CA and Dentist from Asbury Park, NJ
Monday, June 6th at 8pm, Wonder Bar, Asbury Park
Christine Feola always has great bands at Happy Mondays so even if you’ve never heard of them, you need to check them out. We know two of the bands on this bill and it will be a rager this Monday!
Free admission, 21+, 50 cent wings, $3 Red Stag shots, $5 Well Drinks, $4 Happy Shot and $2 PBRs.
Thursday, June 9th at 9pm, Minehill Basement, Trenton
We saw TrapBang at The Saint’s Birthday Party show last year and loved their sound. Head over to Trenton this Thursday to hear more!
9 pm. $5 at the door. 300 S Broad St. Trenton, NJ
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