This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.
Here’s your guide to weekend events, both virtual and in-person, to enjoy:
- Mayo PAC presents Indigo Girls on Friday, October 22 at 8 pm.
- Outpost in the Burbs presents Bill Frisell and Tony Scherr Duo on Friday, October 22 at 8 pm.
- Melissa Etheridge performs at Bergen PAC on Friday, October 22 at 7:30 pm.
- Powerhouse vocalist, actress, and activist Ledisi returns to NJPAC on Saturday, October 23 at 8 pm. Joining Ledisi are special guests and GRAMMY nominees Musiq Soulchild and Kenyon Dixon.
- Check out this weekend’s live music at Tierney’s: Jersey Transit Authority
- Check out this weekend’s live music at Just Jake’s: Nine Deez Nite, Chris Barry, and Crash the Party
- Check out this weekend’s live music at Ruthie’s: Mighty Burners and Andy Riedel & Ed Alstrom organ trio
- Check out this weekend’s live music at Montclair Brewery: Gradtoberfest and Jersey Rockers Band
- Dust off your bell-bottoms and platform shoes! ABBA The Concert returns for a night of pure Swedish pop at Mayo PAC on Saturday, October 23 at 8 pm.
- Mayo PAC presents Judy Collins on Sunday, October 24 at 7 pm.
Theater & Dance
- Montclair Art Museum presents Precious Memories: A Conversation on 40 Years of Dance, Photography, Art & Legacy tonight, October 21 at 7 pm.
- Paper Mill Playhouse presents Songs for a New World, the groundbreaking musical that put Tony Award-winning composer-lyricist Jason Robert Brown on the map.
- NJPAC presents Parsons Dance on Friday, October 22 at 7:30 pm.
- Treat your family to an evening of mind-blowing magic and comedy that gets the whole audience into the act at Bergen PAC on Sunday, October 24 at 3 pm. Master illusionist David Caserta has people levitate, disappear and reappear right before the audience’s eyes.
- MPL presents Open Book / Open Mind Online; Sandra Cisneros, “Martita, I Remember You” on Sunday, October 24 at 4 pm.
- The 10th annual Montclair Film Festival kicks off this weekend and runs from October 21–30. See the full schedule of events here.
- The annual Strut Your Mutt Canine Halloween Costume contest at Brookdale Park happen on Sunday, October 24 at 9 am.