Golandsky Institute

Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, Princeton University, 877-343-3434, Piano festival.

Guisin Onay performs. $25. Sunday, July 11.

Josu De Solaun Soto performs. $25. Monday, July 12.

Thomas Bagwell, pianist, and Christopher Dylan Herbert, baritone present program of works by J.S. Bach and Schumann. $25. Tuesday, July 13.

Sean Dugan performs works by Bach, Liszt, and Messiaen. $25. Thursday, July 15.

Ilya Itin performs works by Schubert and Rachmaninoff. $25. Friday, July 16.

Takeshi Ohbayashi, Christian Li, Danilo Perez, and Marco Pignataro. $25. Saturday, July 17.

Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association

54 Pitman Avenue, 800-590-4094,

Philadelphia Brass. $13. Thursday, July 1.

Carnegie Ensemble with Hugh Sung on piano and Ray Chen on violin. $13. Thursday, July 8.

Dolce Suono with Mimi Stillman, Allen Krantz, and Charles Abramovic. $13. Thursday, July 15.

ABBA Tribute. “The Winner Takes It All” presented by Arrival, Swedish group that ABBA sounds, costumes, and choreography. $25 and $30. Saturday, July 17.

Di Wu on piano. $13. Thursday, July 22.

Smokey Robinson. Motown. Saturday, July 24.

“La Belle Epoque” features arias and concertos performed by an orchestra, organ, and soloists. $13. Thursday, July 29.

Starship. Stars Mickey Thomas and Bobby Kimbal with “We Built This City” and “Nothing Gonna Stop Us Now.” $25 to $50. Saturday, August 7.

Beach Boys. Stars founding vocalist Mike Love with “Help Me Rhonda” and “California Girls.” $25 to $50. Saturday, August 14.

Newsboys. Concert by band with six gold albums and 22 number one songs. $25 to $50. Saturday, August 21.

Johnny Mathis. Crooner of “Misty,” “It’s Not For Me to Say,” and “The Twelfth of Never” accompanied by a full orchestra. $25 to $50. Saturday, August 28.

Doo-Wop. Kenny Vance and the Planatones, Freddie Paris and the Five Satins, the Marvelettes, and JT Carter. $25 to $50. Saturday, September 4.

Opera New Jersey

McCarter Theater, 609-258-2787,

Don Giovanni. Sunday, July 11; Saturday, July 24; Sunday, August 1.

Berlind at McCarter Theater, 609-258-2787,

Don Pasquale. Saturday, July 17; Sunday, July 25; Sunday, August 1.

Faust. Sunday, July 18; Friday, July 23; Saturday, July 31.

Opera Project

Sand Castle Winery, River Road, Erwinna, PA, 908-268-1264.

Songs for a Summer Night. Opera arias and duets by Don Sheasley, Steven Snow, Raymond Foose, Gabrielle Antonini, Lorenzo Corrado, Deborah Maher, and Sare DiPalma. $20. Friday, July 23.

Princeton Public Library

65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8822,

American Boychoir. Concert is the culminating performance of the American Boychoir Experience, a weeklong camp for ages 9 to 12. Friday, July 2.

Princeton University Summer Concerts

Richardson Auditorium, 609-570-8404, Free tickets available at the box office at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Ahn Trio. Thursday, July 1.

Carducci String Quartet. Wednesday, July 14.

Georgia Guitar Quartet. Monday, July 19.

Leipzig String Quartet. Tuesday, July 27.

Riverside Symphonia

Tinicum Park, Erwinna, PA, 609-397-7300,

Concert Under the Stars. Bring a picnic and celebrate the holiday with a performance of light classical, popular, and patriotic favorites. Gates open at 6 p.m. $22 in advance. $27 at the gate. $10 for children. Saturday, July 3.

Voices Chorale

Anchor Presbyterian Church, 980 Durham Road, Wrightstown, PA, 609-637-9383,

Summer Sings. Choral music lovers are invited to join for informal reading of Mendelssohn’s “Elijah.” Ice cream social follows. $5. Wednesday, June 30.

At Music Together, 225 Pennington Hopewell Road, Hopewell, 609-637-9383,

Summer Sings. Choral music lovers are invited to join for informal reading of Beethoven’s Mass in C. Ice cream social follows. $5. Thursday, August 5.


Choir College

Bristol Chapel, Princeton, 609-921-2663,

Choral Reading. Giselle Wyers conducts excerpts from Mendelssohn’s “Elijah.” Baritone Brandon Gaines sings the title role. Scores provided. Free. Thursday, July 1.

Voice Recital. Participants from the CoOPERAtive program perform. Free. Tuesday, July 6.

Voice Recital. Participants from the CoOPERAtive program perform. Free. Thursday, July 8.

Mason Gross School of the Arts

Nicholas Music Center, 85 George Street, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511,

Boston Brass presents witty repartee. Free. Wednesday, July 14.

Rutgers Jazz Faculty. Free. Wednesday, July 28.

New Brunswick

Jazz Project

Catherine Lombardi Restaurant, 3 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-640-0021,

Doug Clarke Quartet. Doug Clarke on guitar, Steve Varner on bass, Rudy Petschauer on drums, and Lyell Gressit on vocals. No cover. Thursday, July 1.

Makeda Restaurant, 338 George Street, New Brunswick.

Alexander Collins Quartet. No cover. Thursday, July 15.

Todd Bashore Quartet. No cover. Thursday, July 29.

Princeton Public Library

65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8822, Midweek music series.

Steve Hiltner and the Sustainable Jazz Ensemble in concert. Free. Wednesday, July 7.

Gordon James on flugelhorn and trumpet in concert. Free. Wednesday, July 14.

Arts Council

of Princeton

Princeton Shopping Center, 609-924-8777, Summer Courtyard Concert Series. Free.

The Blawenburg Band. Thursday, July 1.

Alex Mitnick and the Kaleidoscope Band. Thursday, July 8.

Eco Del Sur. Thursday, July 15.

Celtic Crossroads. Thursday, July 22.

Alfred James Band performs. Thursday, July 29.

Thursday Night Jazz performs. Thursday, August 5.

Sarah Donner and friends. Thursday, August 12.

Blue Curtain

Pettoranello Gardens, Route 206 and Mountain Avenue, Princeton, 609-429-0505, Free.

Babtunde Lea and Michael Gregory. Jazz percussion and guitar. Saturday, July 10.

Mariachi real de Mexico and Dende & Hahahaes. Hahahaes performs a mixture of Brazilian and Cuban music as well as other influences in the African diaspora. Led by Afro-Brazilian percussionist Dende, the group is based in New York City. Saturday, July 17.

Grounds For Sculpture

18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089,

Arturo Romay presents original Latin jazz compositions on guitar. Friday, July 9.

Animus presents Eastern Mediterranean world fusion and dance blended music. Friday, July 23.

Larry White and the Majestic Roots Band with rock and reggae. Friday, August 13.

Music and Motion. Interaction of music, dance, and the surroundings. Rain or shine. Free with park admission. Sunday, August 15.

New York Songwriters Circle. In concert. Rain or shine. $25. Friday, August 20.

Courtyard Concerts. Tigertown Dixieland Band with vocals, keyboard, percussion, trumpet, trombone, clarinet, and bass. Friday, August 27.

Mercer County

Marina, Mercer County Park, West Windsor, 609-448-7241, Summer Concert Series. Free.

Stuck in the Decade, a Jersey Shore 1980s cover band. Saturday, July 24.

The Ernie White Band. Saturday, August 21.

Monroe Township

Cultural Arts


Thompson Park, Monroe, 732-521-2111, Summer Park Series. Weather permitting. Free.

The British Invasion Tribute features music from the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Monkees, and Beach Boys. Thursday, July 1.

Neil and the Diamonds present a tribute to Neil Diamond’s hits from the ’60s and ’70s. Thursday, July 8.

Rich York and Caneswitch Band with contemporary country hits from Nashville. Line dancing encouraged. Thursday, July 15.

James L. Dean Big Band with swing and rock standards. Thursday, July 22.

Moscow Nights Trio with Russian folk music and costumes. Thursday, July 29.

Rhythms and Roots with Latin and soul tunes. Thursday, August 5.

Houston Person Quartet with blues and jazz. Thursday, August 12.

Palmer Square

On the Green, 609-921-2333,

Summer Music Series. Free. Saturdays, July 3, July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 7, August 14, August 21, August 28.

Patriots Theater

at the War Memorial

1 Memorial Drive, Trenton, 609-984-8400, Concerts on the Landing. Food available. Free.

Roy Richardson. Tuesday, July 6.

Lady D. Tuesday, July 13.

Ernie White and Tom Reock. Tuesday, July 20.

Dick Gratton and Bob Smith present jazz guitar improvisation of popular and original standard jazz and blues arrangements. Tuesday, July 27.

Keith Franklin Trio. Tuesday, August 10.

Paul Plumeri and Joe Zook. Tuesday, August 17.

BD Lenz. Tuesday, August 24.

Miss Sue. Tuesday, August 31.

Also, Willie Nelson and Family. Country, standards, and gospel. $45 to $125. Wednesday, July 21.

The Robert Cray Band and the Fabulous Thunderbirds. Blues from the five-time Grammy Award winner. $35 to $55. Sunday, August 1.

West Windsor

Arts Council

Nassau Park Pavilion, West Windsor, 609-919-1982, “…and the beat goes on” Summer Music Series. Bring chairs or blankets. Inside Panera if raining. Free.

Princeton Country Dancers. Callers are Richard Fischer and Blue Jersey. Saturday, July 10.

Billy Walton Band. Callers are Richard Fischer and Blue Jersey. Saturday, July 24.

S3 and the Truth. Callers are Richard Fischer and Blue Jersey. Saturday, August 7.

Jersey Jazz Lobsters Big Band. Callers are Richard Fischer and Blue Jersey. Saturday, August 21.


Riverside Theater

120 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, 215-785-0100,

Journeys of the Night. Cabaret concert with Bethe B. Austin, John D. Smitherman, and Demetria Joyce Bailey with the BRT Band. $31. Thursday, July 15, through Sunday, July 25.

Broadway Rocks. Songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Elton John, Stephen Sondheim, and Leonard Bernstein. $31. Thursday, August 12, through Sunday, August 22.

Hopewell Train Station

Railroad Place, Hopewell, 609-924-2790,

Blawenburg Band. Concert featuring band music. Free. Mondays, July 5 and 26, and August 2.

Princeton Brass Band

Central Bucks High School, 110 Folly Road, Warrington, PA, 609-895-5504,

Open Air Festive Concert. Monday, July 19.

Princeton Public Library

65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8822, Midweek Music Series. Free.

Rave On! presents music of Buddy Holly and early rock. Dancing encouraged. Wednesday, July 28.

Trio Velez presents Brazilian and Latin sounds. Wednesday, August 4.

John Padovano performs his solo repertory. Wednesday, August 11.

Marlene VerPlanck presents standards and new sons. Wednesday, August 18.

The Kootz present covers of classic rock, pop, and blues from the late 1950s through the 1970s. Wednesday, August 25.

State Theater

15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-246-7469,

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band. Band members include Rick Derringer, Richard Page, Wally Palmar, Edgar Winter, Gary Wright, and Gregg Bissonette. Concert includes classics such as “Yellow Submarine” and “It Don’t Come Easy.” $55 to $175. Monday, July 5.

Melissa Etheridge. “Fearless Love” tour. $35 to $100. Friday, July 16.

Squeeze and Cheap Trick. Double bill features songs such as “Cool for Cats” and “I Want You to Want Me.” $35 to $75. Sunday, July 18.

Stockton Inn

1 Main Street, Stockton, 609-397-1250,

Melvin Seals and JGB. Opening bands include Professor Louie and the Crowmatix from Woodstock, and Payer, a band from Bucks County. $35 and $40. Saturday, July 3.

Savoy Brown with Kim Simmonds. Opening bands include Kal David and the Read Deal, J.B. Kline Band, Don Mayer Band, Paul Plumeri, and Joe Zook. $35 and $40. Saturday, September 4.

Mason Gross School of the Arts

Nicholas Music Center, 85 George Street, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511,

The Klezmatics present jazz and punk accented Eastern European Jewish music blended with Arab, African, Latin, and Balkan rhythms. Free. Wednesday, July 21.


Actors’ NET

635 North Delmorr Avenue, Morrisville, PA, 215-295-3694,

Into the Woods. Musical by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim. Through July 25. $20. Friday, July 9, through Sunday, July 25.

Arts Council

of Princeton

102 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8777,

Adelaide’s Ice Cream Dreams. Drama written and directed by Robert Cousins. $15. Thursday through Saturday, July 8 to 10.

Peter Pan. Odd Act adapted J.M. Barrie’s classic play into a haunting tale of mystery with ghosts, mermaids, aborigines, and pirates. Directed by Rob C. Thompson. $15. Thursday through Saturday, July 29 to 31.

The Pavilion. Chimera Productions presentation by Craig Wright features a 20th high school reunion. $10. Thursday through Saturday, August 19 to 21.

Bucks County


70 South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-2041,

Oklahoma. Musical. $25. Wednesday, June 30, through Saturday, July 3.

42nd Street. Musical. $25. Wednesday, July 7, through Sunday, July 25.

The King and I. Musical. $25. Wednesday, July 28, through Sunday, August 15 .

Cabaret. Musical. $25. Wednesday, August 18, through Sunday, September 5.

Kelsey Theater

1200 Old Trenton Road, 609-570-3333,

The Tempest. Shakespeare ’70. $14 for adults, $10 for students and children. Friday, July 2, through Sunday, July 11.

Plaza Suite. Neil Simon’s comedy presented by the Yardley Players. $14. Friday, July 16, through Sunday, July 25.

Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association

54 Pitman Avenue, 800-590-4094,

Much Ado About Nothing. Presented by Hudson Theater Company. Free. Saturday, July 17.

The Tempest. Presented by Hudson Theater Company. Free. Saturday, August 21.

Off-Broadstreet Theater

5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, 609-466-2766,

Cliffhanger. Suspenseful drama. $27.50 to $29.50. Friday, July 9, through Saturday, July 24.

Southern Comforts. Romantic drama. $27.50 to $29.50. Friday, August 27, through Sunday, September 5.


Capestro Theater, Roosevelt Park, Route 1 South, Edison, 732-548-2884, Musicals. Bring a chair. $5.

1776.Wednesday, June 30, through Saturday, July 3 .

The Wedding Singer. Wednesday, July 14, through Saturday, July 24 .

High School Musical. Wednesday, August 4, through Saturday, August 14.


Summer Theater

Hamilton Murray Theater, 609-258-7062,

The Turn of the Screw. Henry James thriller. $16. Thursday, July 1, through Sunday, July 11.

Misalliance. George Bernard Shaw classic. $16. Thursday, July 22, through Sunday, August 1.

Dancing at Lughnasa. Brian Friel love story. $16. Thursday, August 5, through Sunday, August 15.

Oh Dear!! Allied Playwrights presents Marvin Harold Cheiten’s newest play directed by Dan Berkowitz. Through August 29. $18. Friday, August 20, through Sunday, August 29.


Theater of New Jersey

College of Saint Elizabeth, 2 Convent Road, Morristown, 973-408-5600,

The Servant of Two Masters. Carlo Goldoni’s comedy on the outdoor stage. $32. Wednesday, June 30, through Sunday, August 1.

F.M. Kirby Theater, Drew University, Madison, 973-408-5600,

The Arms and the Man. George Bernard Shaw drama. $31 to $54. Thursday, July 8, through Sunday, August 1 .

No Man’s Land. Dark drama by Harold Pinter for mature audiences. $31 to $54. Wednesday, August 11, through Sunday, August 29.


Valley Players

Amwell Road, Hillsborough, 908-369-7469,

The Constant Wife. Through August 29. $14. Friday, August 13, through Sunday, August 29.

Washington Crossing Open Air Theater

355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, 267-885-9857, $10; $7 for children. Parking fee of $5.

Moon Over Buffalo. Backstage farce. Friday through Sunday, July 9 to 11.

Pippin. Musical. Friday through Sunday, July 30 to August 1.

The World Goes Round. The songs of Kander and Ebb. Friday through Sunday, August 6 to 8.


Lawrence Library

Darrah Lane and Route 1, Lawrence Township, 609-989-6920,

Foreign Films. Screening of “The Forest for the Trees,” 2003. Refreshments served. Register. Free. Thursday, July 8.

Newark Black

Film Festival

New Jersey State Museum Auditorium, 225 West State Street, Trenton, 609-292-5420, Free.

“No! The Rape Documentary” followed by a discussion. Free. Thursday, July 8.

“Good Hair” and “Hair Piece: A Film for Nappy-Headed People” followed by a discussion. Thursday, July 15.

“Still Bill” followed by discussion. Thursday, July 22.

“The Price of Sugar” followed by discussion. Thursday, July 29.

Screenings of Paul Robeson awards for long and short documentaries, long and short naratives, and honorable mentions. Thursday, August 5.

Plainsboro Recreation

Morris Davison Park, Plainsboro, 609-799-0909 ext. 552, Outdoor Movie Series. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Free.

“Madagascar.” Saturday, July 24.

“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” Saturday, August 21.

Princeton Public Library

65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8822, Summer Film Series. Free.

“A Fish Called Wanda.” Monday, July 12.

“Pirate Radio.” Monday, August 2.

“Jaws.” Monday, August 9.

“Chinatown.” Monday, August 16.

“Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken.” Monday, August 23.

Also, Phorpa. World Cup fever spreads to a Tibetan monastery-in-exile in the foothills of the Himalayas. Free. Tuesday, July 6.

Also, Fish ‘n’ Flicks. Screening of “The End of the Line.” Free. Optional discussion with Michael Dimin of Sea 2 Table, and a four-course fish dinner at Mediterra, $60. Tuesday, July 27.

Trenton Film Society

Cafe Ole, 126 South Warren Street, Trenton, 609-396-6966, Film 101: American Cinema. Screening followed by discussion. Seating is limited so come early. Suggesed donation $5. Food and drink available for purchase.

“The Wild Bunch.” Wednesday, June 30.

Charlie Chaplin’s “City Lights.” Wednesday, July 7.

“To Kill a Mockingbird.” Wednesday, July 14.

“Lone Star.” Wednesday, July 21.

“The Hustler.” Wednesday, July 28.

“The Philadelphia Story.” Wednesday, August 4.

“Double Indemnity.” Wednesday, August 11.

“The Day the Earth Stood Still.” Wednesday, August 18.

Washington Crossing Open Air Theater

355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, 267-885-9857, Monday Movie Nights. Raindate: Tuesdays.

“A League of Their Own.” Monday, July 5.

“Psycho.” Monday, July 12.

“Hairspray.” Monday, July 19.

“Spider-Man.” Monday, July 26.

“The Princess Bride.” Monday, August 2.

“Wait Until Dark.” Monday, August 9.

“Singin’ in the Rain.” Monday, August 16.

“A Bug’s Life.” Monday, August 23.

“Dirty Dancing.” Monday, August 30.

“The Bad Seed.” Monday, September 6.

“Michael Jackson’s This Is It.” Monday, September 13.

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