Jazz

Darla Rich Quintet

At Hopewell Valley Bistro, 15 East Broad Street, 609-466-9889,

Free concert. Saturday, September 19.

At Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, 609-737-4465.

Free concert. Wednesday, September 16.

At Grape Escape, 12 Stults Road, Dayton, 609-409-9463.

Free concert. Thursday, September 24.

McCarter Theater

91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787, www.mccarter.org.

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall. American and Brazilian jazz and popular music by the Renaissance man and the former lead singer for Sergio Mendes and Brasil ‘66. $41 to $52. Thursday, November 5.

Paula West. With George Mesterhazy Quartet. $48. Saturday, December 19.

South Brunswick

Library

110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, 732-329-4000, www.sbpl.info.

Acoustic Jam Session. Bring your instrument. All levels. Wednesday, October 7.

State Theater

15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469, www.statetheatrenj.org.

New Jersey Blues and Jazz Festival. Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers presents a combination of blues and rock in a 230-seat club-style venue on stage. $40 to $50. Thursday, September 24.

New Jersey Blues and Jazz Festival. Marcia Ball sings the blues and ballads in a 230-seat club-style venue on stage. $40 to $50. Friday, September 25.

New Jersey Blues and Jazz Festival. Yellowjackets perform jazz fusion in a 230-seat club-style venue on stage. $40 to $50. Saturday, September 26.

World Music

Center for Relaxation and Healing

666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 635, Plainsboro, 609-750-7432, www.relaxationandhealing.com.

Shakuhachi. Meditative sounds with the traditional Japanese bamboo flute. Register. $20. Wednesday, September 23.

Integral Yoga

Institute Princeton

613 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction, 732-274-2410, www.iyiprinceton.com.

Wah!. Kirtan. Bring a blanket or cushion. $25. Friday, October 9.

McCarter Theater

91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787, www.mccarter.org.

Paco Pena Flemenco Ensemble. Dancers, guitarists, and singers present a true rendition of the art of flamenco in “A Compas: In the Rhythm.” $35 to $46. Wednesday, September 30.

Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer, and Zakir Hussain. Bela Fleck on banjo, Edgar Meyer on string bass, and Zakir Hussain on tabla. $42 to $54. Thursday, October 1.

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall. American and Brazilian jazz and standards presented by Herb Alpert on trumpet, his wife Lani Hall on vocals, and their piano trio. $41 to $52. Thursday, November 5.

Yamato Drums. Japanese Taiko Drum Ensemble includes 12 drummers with Wadaiko drums. $35 to $46. Friday, November 6.

Princeton Center

for Yoga & Health

50 Vreeland Drive, Suite 506, Skillman, 609-924-7294, www.princetonyoga.com.

West African Drumming Workshop. Sharon Silverstein presents djembe drumming workshop, $20; community drumming circle at 8 p.m., $15. $30 for both. Saturday, September 19.

Kirtan Dance Party with Karttikeya. Register. $15. Saturday, September 26.

Interactive Drumming Experience. Jim Donovan, founding member of Rusted Root Band, presents the basics of hand drumming. Rhythm Renewal drumming workshop from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Yoga of drum and chant workshop from 7:30 to 10 p.m. $35 to $45 for each workshop. Saturday, October 3.

West African Drumming Workshop. Sharon Silverstein presents djembe drumming workshop, $20; community drumming circle at 8 p.m., $15. $30 for both. Saturdays, October 17, November 14, and December 19.

Raritan Valley

Community College

Route 28, North Branch, 908-725-3420, www.rvccarts.edu.

Jigu! Thunder Drums of China. $29 and $34. Saturday, November 14.

State Theater

15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469, www.statetheatrenj.org.

Orquestra de Sao Paulo. Evelyn Glennie is the soloist for a new work written for her by Brazilian composer Marlos Nobre. Kazem Abdullah conducts. $32 to $67. Saturday, October 24.

Bristol Riverside

Theater

120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, 215-785-0100, www.brtstage.org.

Winter Musicale. Holiday music. Through Sunday, December 20. $29. Opens Thursday, December 3.

Concerts

at the Crossing

Unitarian Church at Washington Crossing, Titusville, 609-510-6278, www.concertsatthecrossing.com.

Tracy Grammer. An evening of acoustic music with the singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Meg Hutchinson opens. Saturday, September 26.

Susan Cowsill and Anthony da Costa. Cowsill is a former member of the Cowsills, the 1960s family pop group that sreved as the real-life inspiration for “The Partridge Family” televsion show. Saturday, October 24.

Joni Mitchell Celebration. Maura Kennedy, Sloan Wainwright, Kenny Flint, LisaBeth Weber, and Maggi Marshall presents classic Joni Mitchell tunes. Gene Shay emcees. Saturday, November 21.

An Evening with John McCutcheon. Songwriter,historian, musicain, and storyteller. Saturday, December 5.

Greenbriar

at Whittingham

Monroe High School, 1629 Perrineville Road, 609-395-0404, .

Beatlemania. The music, sounds, and costumes of the Beatles presented by the original cast of “Beatlemania” on Broadway. Register. $18. Saturday, September 26.

Grounds For Sculpture

18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089, www.groundsforsculpture.org.

Opera New Jersey. HolidayFare, a holiday concert for all ages features a wide variety of sacred and secular music and a sing-along. Free with admission. Friday, December 11.

McCarter Theater

91 University Place, Princeton, 609-258-2787, www.mccarter.org.

Los Lonely Boys. Acoustic Brotherhood Tour with Alejandro Escovedo. $40 to $48. Monday, October 19.

Richard Thompson. Solo acoustic concert. $35 to $45. Tuesday, October 20.

Ricky Lee Jones. $30 to $40. Tuesday, October 27.

Keb’ Mo” and Band. Singer songwriter Kevin Moore on guitar with Delta blues and storytelling. $40 to $48. Monday, November 2.

Dark Star Orchestra. Recreation of historic Grateful Dead set lists. $32 to $38. Monday, November 16.

Andrea Marcovicci. “I’ll Be Seeing You: Love Songs of World War II.” Sold out. $48 and up. Saturday, October 24.

Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission

Monroe Township High School, 1629 Perrineville Road, 732-521-4400, www.monroetownshipculturalarts.com.

Get the Led Out. Rock concert featuring recorded music of Led Zeppelin that was never performed live by the band. The tribute band includes bells, whistles, and special effects. Register. $25. Saturday, October 3.

New Jersey

Performing Arts Center

Chase Room, Newark, 888-466-5722, www.njpac.org.

Christine Ebersole. Spotlight Gala 2009. Call for tickets. Saturday, October 3.

Rita Moreno. “An Evening with Rita Moreno.” $48 and $68. Saturday, October 24.

Patriot Theater

at the War Memorial

Memorial Drive, Trenton, 609-984-8400, www.tickets.com.

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops. “Broadway Showstoppers” features Debbie Gravitte, Sal Viviano, and Lisa Vroman. Benefit for the Foundation of Morris Hall/St. Lawrence. $30 to $75. Register for champagne reception following performance at 609-896-9500. Saturday, October 3.

Kansas. Performing with the Greater Trenton Symphony Orchestra. Saturday, October 17.

Willie Nile. The guitarist. performs on stage with the audience in the Patriot Onstage series. Thursday, October 29.

Peddie School

Hightstown, 609-490-7550, www.peddie.org.

Alexander Kariotis and the Rock Opera Orchestra. Combination of arias with original compositions. Register. Free. Friday, September 25.

Raritan Valley

Community College

Route 28, North Branch, 908-725-3420, www.rvccarts.edu.

Gatlin Brothers Christmas. $40 and $45. Saturday, December 12.

Sovereign Bank Arena

Hamilton Avenue at Route 129, Trenton, 609-656-3222, www.comcasttix.com.

Wired 96.5 Back to Old School Concert. Snap, JJ Fad, Rob Base, C&C, Tone Loc, Coolio, Naughty by Nature, Salt-N-Pepa. $28 to $58. Saturday, September 19.

State Theater

15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469, www.StateTheatreNJ.org.

The Fab Faux. $40 to $110. Saturday, October 10.

Paul Anka. $45 to $125. Friday, October 23.

Dudu Fisher. Concert features his talent as a Broadway performer, a cantor, and a contemporary artist. $45 to $75. Thursday, October 29.

Bryan Adams. Solo acoustic tour. $45 to $120. Thursday, December 10.

Kenny G. Holiday Tour. $37 to $77. Friday, December 11.

Scrooge in Concert. Charles Dickens’ classic in a semi-staged, fully-costumed musical production, featuring a cast of 30 singers, dancer, and musicians. $32 to $52. Saturday, December 12.

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