Weekend Events: Jazz Fest Downtown Jamboree, Live Music, Oktoberfest, Comedy, and Much More!

This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.

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Here’s your guide to weekend events, both virtual and in-person, to enjoy:

Live Music

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  • NJPAC presents An Evening with Gregory Porter on Friday, September 24 at 8 pm.
  • See Wild Child: Tribute to the Doors at The Wellmont on Friday,  September 24 at 8 pm.
  • Multi-Grammy award-winning blues-rocker John Hiatt and acclaimed bluegrass singer-songwriter Jerry Douglas join forces to perform at Mayo PAC on Saturday, September 25 at 8 pm.
  • NJPAC present “Jazz Meets Salsa” starring Tito Nieves, Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin jazz orchestra, and Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra on Saturday, September 25 at 8 pm.

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Comedy

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  • Mayo PAC presents Brian Regan tonight, September 23 at 8 pm and Friday, September 24 at 8 pm.
  • NJPAC presents Maz Jobrani on Friday, September 24 at 7:30 pm and 9:45 pm.
  • Paula Poundstone performs at NJPAC on Saturday, September 25 at 7 pm.

Dance & Theater

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  • Studio Playhouse presents Wiesenthal on Friday, September 24 and Saturday, September 25 at 8 pm. Simon Wiesenthal was known to the world as the “Jewish James Bond” dedicating his life to bringing Nazi war criminals to justice. He succeeded in aiding in the capture of 1100 including a fifteen-year hunt for Adolph Eichmann.

Film

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Social Events

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  • Don’t miss out on the grand finale weekend of Montclair Jazz Festival events. Tonight is the Special VIP Event: Blue in Green and Saturday it’s a Downtown Jubilee from 1 pm– 9 pm!
  • Don’t miss Montclair Brewery’s Third Annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 25 from 12:30 pm–10:30 pm.
  • On Saturday, September 25 from 12 pm– 7 pm, the New Jersey Jackals baseball team will host the annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival located at Yogi Berra Stadium at Montclair State University.

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