Weekend Events: Live Music, Comedy, Theater, Art, Film and More!

This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.

Here’s your guide to weekend events to enjoy:

Live Music

weekend events

  • Outpost in the Burbs and The Light of Day Foundation present the Light of Day WinterFest 2022 – North Jersey – “Songwriters in the Round” on Friday, March 4 at 8 pm.
  • Kindred The Family Soul performs at SOPAC on Friday, March 4 at 8 pm.
  • Check out this weekend’s live music at Montclair Brewery: Jane
  • Check out this weekend’s live music at Ruthie’s: Mighty Burners
  • Check out this weekend’s live music at Just Jake’s: Event Horizon and The Cliffs
  • Celtic Thunder Ireland is a revue show that combines 10 years of Celtic Thunder hits and focuses on their most popular songs and Irish and Celtic fan favorites that launched Celtic Thunder into the hearts of fans and music lovers across the U.S. See them at Mayo PAC on Friday, March 4 at 7:30 pm.
  • New Jersey Symphony principals step into the spotlight at NJPAC on Friday, March 4 at 8 pm. Bart Feller in a tour de force that lets the flute’s shining personalities sing out, and Jonathan Spitz in a piece many call the perfect cello concerto. Xian Zhang bookends this beauty with iconic pieces by the master orchestral colorist Maurice Ravel, ending with the slow-build hurricane of Boléro.

weekend events

  • SOPAC presents An Evening with Marc Cohn on Saturday, March 5 at 8 pm.
  • Richard Stillman performs a Salute to the Irish at Van Vleck House & Gardens on Sunday, March 6  from 2 pm -3 pm. A Van Vleck favorite family event of Irish music, storytelling, and step dancing, accompanied by bagpipes, mandolin, banjo & guitar.

Theater & Dance

weekend events

  • See New Jersey Ballet perform Don Quixote on Saturday, March 5 at 8 pm.
  • Broadway veteran Dwayne Clark brings his acclaimed show, A Portrait of Ray, to Vanguard Theater this weekend as part of the New Jersey Theater Alliance’s Stages Festival.

Film

Comedy

weekend events

  • Justin Willman wants to melt your brain while making you laugh. He’s best known as the star and creator of the hit Netflix series Magic For Humans. See him perform at The Wellmont on Friday, March 4 at 8 pm.
  • Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White grew from small-town Texas roots to become one of America’s most popular comics. See him perform at NJPAC on Saturday, March 5 at 8 pm.

Art & History

weekend events

  • Free First Thursdays at MAM are back beginning tonight, Thursday, March 3 from 5–9 pm!  Enjoy free general admission, engaging programs, food trucks, a cash bar, and so much more!

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