Where’s YDKJ This Week? – June 17th – June 23rd

by Alice Magdziak • June 16, 2017 • EventsComments (0)1556

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!

Art All Night – Trenton 2017: 11 Years of Art All Night!

Saturday and Sunday, June 17th and 18th, Roebling Wire Works, Trenton

Art All Night – Trenton is back with our 11-YEAR ANNIVERSARY and we’re celebrating bigger and better than ever before with our annual pop-up art gallery located in the heart of Trenton, NJ!  Art All Night-Trenton is a 24-hour (literally) art and entertainment event that features an opportunity for refrigerator artists, spirited novices and seasoned professionals to display one piece of art in a gallery-like setting and for the public to enjoy that art in a dramatic renovated urban space.

– Over 1,500 pieces of art in display
– Live wood carving
– Over 60 muscical acts on three stages
– Live graffiti muralists
– Silent Disco with dozens of DJ’s
– Two food courts with over 20 food vendors and food trucks
– 24 Hour film festival
– Interactive Arts Circuit
– Meaningful children’s activities hosted by Trenton Makes-Words

Wildwood Arts and Music Festival

Saturday and Sunday, June 17th and 18th, Boardwalk, Wildwood

Coming Father’s Day Weekend to Adventure Pier. Live music, art exhibits, food, beer, interactive art, artist demos and workshops.

YJY Record Release / Final Show

Saturday, June 17th at 7pm, Asbury Park Music Foundation, Asbury Park

We’re putting out a record – and we’re breaking up the band.  Come celebrate the release of The Enduring YJY, the first and last full length record by YJY.  First 50 people get the album on CD. This is an exclusive offer. Physical copies of the album will not be available for purchase online after the show. Don’t miss out!

YJY – it us http://yjyband.bandcamp.com/; NGHTCRWLRS – the Sniffling Indie Kids themselves http://nghtcrwlrs.bandcamp.com/; Julian Fulton and the Zombie Gospel – the hardest working man in rock n roll and he’s also very nice http://julianfulton.bandcamp.com/; Avery and the Man Devils – Salty dick pick chick and #1 YJY fan http://averymandeville.bandcamp.com/; Jeff Lane – that guy everyone loves. did i do it right?

All ages. 7pm SHARP – normie time, not punk time, $8.  **AFTERPARTY** hosted by Weird Summer at Asbury Park Convention Hall

JeanPool Album Release Extravaganza w/ Use Big Words, Man Dancing, & MORE

Saturday, June 17th at 7pm, American Legion, Montclair

It’s been a long time coming, but Jean Pool’s debut LP “Save The Elephants” is finally here. We invite you to come and celebrate the birth of our child. This is sure to be a party in which many survive, but some most likely will not. Since we had to change venues, there is a limited occupancy and we ask that you show up as early as possible because we cant guarantee entry. Anyway, this has some of the greatest bands New Jersey has ever seen, all we ask is that you come to party.

Doors at 7! Music at 7:30.  Lineup:  Jean Pool, Twisted Psychedelic blues punk rock jamming in celebration of the new album; ManDancing, Vocals of an angel surrounded by a band of clean cut gentleman. You might cry, you might fall in love. You might die too. Just be careful; Use Big Words, The catchiest of limericks, the illest of instrumentals. You will spin in many circles. The precision will cleanse your soul; Electric Sensei, If New Jersey had a desert and you took Peyote while in that desert while being guided by a didgeridoo weilding shaman who just tied you to an electric chair of pleasure; Tula Vera, Somebody took a time machine back 40-50 years and stole these kids from a rocknroll experimentation lab and formed this band in present day; Will Wood, Prince of the Underworld.

Giovanna Rusin
Corinne Dodenhoff
Bridget Bakie
Mare Scang
Desiree Feliciano
Kat Ratzka
Bobby Kirner
Victoria Galindo

New Hope Takeover III

Saturday, June 17th at 8pm, John and Peter’s, New Hope, PA

It’s that time again! Third Saturday of the month means another NEW HOPE TAKEOVER. This month, we feature… Brian Erickson (http://thepaperjets.com/); Small Planet Radio (http://smallplanetradio.com/); Perilune (http://facebook.com/periluneband); Fun While You Wait (http://funwhileyouwait.com/); We’re Ghosts Now (http://facebook.com/wereghostsnow)

CoolDad Music Presents: Dentist / Overlake / Psychic Teens

Monday, June 19th at 7pm, Wonder Bar, Asbury Park

Our friends at CoolDad Music take over Happy Mondays this week to bring you a stellar line up featuring Asbury Park darlings Dentist (Band), shoegaze act Overlake, and Philadelphia’s Psychic Teens.  Doors 7 PM/ Music 8:30 PM | FREE | 21 + | Food & Drink Specials

Just The Hits

Tuesday, June 20th at 8pm, Pet Shop, Jersey City

Local musicians will be playing solo performances of just their hits over many years of being in bands. Featuring solo performances by: Chris and Jeff (Crazy & the Brains acoustic); Danny Leo; Shen (Coy Kids); Carson Kopp; Justin Dobish

Make Music Day!

Wednesday, June 21st from 9am to 9pm, Montclair Center, Montclair

Enjoy eclectic music all day in Montclair Center! A world wide celebration of music! Check to see if your favorite shop is participating.

Foxanne / Raina Bee / Soul Cannon / Cascading Elephants/ Nomadic

Wednesday, June 21st at 7pm, Pianos, NYC

Foxanne, Raina Bee & The Hive, Soul Cannon, Cascading Elephants, The Nomadic.  $8 Cover | 6:30pm Doors | 7pm Doors

Wild Moon, Wooter, Crusasis, Wolf Diamond

Wednesday, June 21st at 7:30pm, Gold Sounds, Brooklyn

Wild Moon; Wooter; Crusasis; Wolf Diamond. Doors at 7:30, $8 adv / $10 dos, 21+

A night of stories and songs w/ LIV Lombardi & YES!

Thursday, June 22nd at 6:30pm, Local Coffee, Montclair

Join Liv Lombardi for an intimate evening of storytelling and live music. This event will be a fundraiser and launch party for her crowd-funding campaign. In July, Liv is moving into a HUGE recording & touring project & needs your help!  Additionally, Liv has teamed up with YES (a montclair based nonprofit) in order to raise awareness for shame free, consent based sexuality education.  Join us as Liv catapults into another adventure & help her make it all happen! And support an amazing, fledgling local organization that is empowering youth from kindergarten to high school.  Community is about sharing and building one another up. It’s about creating spaces to grow together. Empowerment comes from the places we feel safe enough to rise above. It takes a village sometimes to tell the truth and forge ahead into authenticity.

Drinks and light fare at 6:30, performances will begin at 7:30. www.livlombardi.com;   www.yestoconsent.org

Acoustic Evening at Flem DIY

Thursday, June 22nd at 6:30pm, Flemington DIY, Flemington

We’re going to change things up a little with this cute lil night of poetry, acoustic jams, cookies, and coffee! We encourage bringing blankets and/or pillows to sit on 🙂 Also Crooked Teeth Keys will have a table set up at this event to sell his beautiful antique key necklaces and bracelets!

Poetry by: Nick Schenck, Margaret Uhalde (NY), Ryan VanLaningham, Samantha Quarantiello.   Music by: tooafraid, Machines Never Forget, Miniature Philosopher (MA), Chucky Hugh.  $5 suggested donations at the door for the out-of-state homies

BANDADE Presents: Cold Weather Company / Accidental Seabirds

Thursday, June 22nd at 7pm, Human Village Brewing Company, Pitman

The BANDADE Brewery Tour, the East Coast’s premier music & craft beer benefit series, is coming right to Pitman, NJ!!!  This tour is traveling through select breweries and venues including the Karoodinha Music & Arts Festival.  We’ll have awesome beer provided by Human Village Brewing Company and performances by Cold Weather Company / Accidental Seabirds / Tall Horse. *$10 ADV / $12 DOS

As always, a portion of door proceeds will be donated to people affected by cancer. Cancer survivors and patients get in free, just message BANDADE ahead of time! Love Music . Fight Cancer . Learn more at www.bandadeontour.us

FrancieMoon Sharkmuffin Crusasis RoamingBear Victory Crossroad

Thursday, June 22nd at 8pm, Index Art Center, Newark

Music night at Index Art Center! Got three amazing touring bands coming through, come on out and check them out!  Music by:  Francie Moonhttps://franciemoon.bandcamp.com/; Sharkmuffinhttp://sharkmuffin.com/CHARTREUSE-LP-VIDEO; Crusasishttps://crusasis.bandcamp.com/; Roaming Bear (IL) – http://roamingbear.org/; Annie Alkaline (IL) – https://anniealkaline.bandcamp.com/; Victory At The Crossroads (PA) – https://vxroads.bandcamp.com/.  $10 suggested donation to support your local arts and touring artists!

Also, downstairs, the space will be hosting a free art exhibit…so, enjoy some tunes and some art all night!!  Join artists Luisa Pinzon and Malik Whitaker in their collaborative presentation of Brick City Urban Watercolor Scapes: Downtown Edition. This visual artistic duo showcases their new silk screened digital photograph imagery overlaid with watercolor washes. This new, bright and vibrantly colorful portrayal of Newark NJ invites viewers to see the city in an entirely different light.
The Artists will also feature works from their individual styles showing the merging of the two mediums to produce their new style and collaboration.

Toca Coffee Night

Friday, June 23rd at 6pm, Stosh’s, Fair Lawn

Toca Coffee will take over Stosh’s Friday June 23rd, come out and buy some awesome coffee!  We’re even going to tap the LAST keg of Yards Coffee Nitro!   We also got some sweet acoustic bands ready to entertain you!

Have A Good Season / Weller / Ragged Lines / Prim / Zanders

Friday, June 23rd at 7:30pm, Asbury Park Music Foundation, Asbury Park

Little Game Presents… a Summer Banger.  Have a Good Season – the type of summer day that you go to a theme park, hit a roller coaster. haveagoodseason.bandcamp.com. Weller – the type of summer day that you bbq friends, maybe cornhole wellerpa.bandcamp.com. Zanders – the type of summer day that you walk the boardwalk, get ice cream. zanders.bandcamp.com. prim – the type of summer day that you go on a beautiful hike, get 100 insta likes on the pic. primmusic.bandcamp.com. Ragged Lines – the type of summer day that you sit at an outdoor bar, keep it going at your homies house later. raggedlines.bandcamp.com

Get there at 7:30; $7; Respect The Space, Be Nice, No Jerks. love you guys

Like-Minded // pioneer the eel // Olive & the Pitz // Fence

Friday, June 23rd at 8pm, Scarlet Pub, New Brunswick

Hey hey hey! Got a sweet show for ya on Friday June 23rd! Check out the music links and get hyped!  Fence ≇ (Oldbridge, NJ) Ambient garage rock, https://fenceband.bandcamp.com/; Olive & the Pitz (NJ) Chill folk pop dancey rock…just take a listen https://olivepitz.bandcamp.com/releases; pioneer the eel (Bloomfield, NJ) Art rock https://pioneertheeel.bandcamp.com/; Like-Minded (NJ) Rock trio
$5 for bands | 21+ | 8pm

Brian Erick // Lauren Patti // Matthew Cook

Friday, June 23rd at 9pm, The Asbury, Asbury Park

All three acts will be acoustic. It will be an exciting and intimate night of free music.

9:00 PM Matthew Cook –  https://www.facebook.com/mattcookmusic/; 10:00 PM Lauren Patti –  https://www.facebook.com/laurenpattimusic/; 11:00 PM Brian Erick  –  http://www.facebook.com/thepaperjets

Accidental Seabirds // Tall Horse // Bone & Marrow at APYC 6/23

Friday, June 23rd at 9:20pm, Asbury Park Yacht Club, Asbury Park

friends making noise for friends (and strangers)   BONE & MARROW – www.boneandmarrowmusic.com  Soulmates creating a blend of genre-bending music for the masses. Indie Electro Folk Neon Alternative to cast out your demons. Fucking incredible live show; not to be missed.   TALL HORSE (Portland, ME) – www.tallhor.se   Yes, that’s their actual domain. Despite their glorious sense of humor, Tall Horse are a no-nonsense Indie Rock outfit ready to take over the world. At times subdued in winter swag, but mostly loud af singing sharply and sweetly in a way that only Mainers can. Oh, and Dom has a bass rig as big as your tiny house.   ACCIDENTAL SEABIRDS – www.accidentalseabirds.com  Born on the imaginary line between the Pine Barrens and the Jersey Shore, this band has no fixed identity but tends to dance somewhere btwn Indie Rock and Death Folk.  *Voted the Jersey Shore’s #1 Billy Ray Cyrus Tribute Band of 2016. NO COVER. 21+

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