By Amanda Bongiovi Since 1970, Bobby Bandiera has been performing throughout New Jersey, never forgetting his roots and where he came from. While the Jersey native can usually be found putting on shows down the shore, Bandiera will be in New Brunswick for one night only to pay tribute to […]
By Aly Grindall Keeping the American classics alive comes the four vocalists of Under the Streetlamp. Under the Streetlamp will perform on Thursday, October 8. Under the Streetlamp though it hails from Chicago, its members come from all over America. The group met during the run of the popular […]Read more...
By Amanda Bongiovi In the 1960s, England was pumping out bands faster than anybody could imagine—so fast that it was called the British Invasion in the United States. A part of the invasion, from Newcastle, England, was Eric Burdon & The Animals. See Eric Burdon & The Animals with Edgar […]Read more...
By Amanda Bongiovi Emerging from the punk scene of England in 1977, The Psychedelic Furs were a band to be noticed. Though the songs were full of poetic lyrics and great rhythms and melodies, their most unique trait is their name. Having been previously called RKO, Radio, and The Europeans, […]Read more...
By Aly Grindall Representing the “new” sound of New Orleans jazz, Trombone Shorty has paved the way for brass players and jazz musicians alike. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will be performing at State Theatre with special guest Preservation Hall Jazz Band on Wednesday, August 12. Having grown up […]Read more...
By Amanda Bongiovi Emerging from the punk scene of England in 1977, The Psychedelic Furs were a band to be noticed. Though the songs were full of poetic lyrics and great rhythms and melodies, their most unique trait is their name. Having been previously called RKO, Radio, and The Europeans, […]
By Amanda Bongiovi The 1960s and 1970s produced some of the most influential rock bands in the world. In the height of the British Invasion, there were bands all across America that strived to make it big. Some of these bands had some great success and have been touring […]
By Elizabeth C. Millar Bobby Bandiera and Friends performed a tribute to Neil Young on June 27th at the State Theatre. The impressive nine-member band covered many of Neil’s great songs, opening with “Cinnamon Girl.” A New Jersey native, Bobby has deep roots in the Jersey Shore. According to the […]
By Aly Grindall This summer State Theatre proudly announces a free summer series, sponsored by Boraie Development, to feature four kid friendly movies. The films selected are sure to provide good family content as well as good laughs. The summer movie series includes Penguins of Madagascar on Tuesday, July 14, […]
By Christian Muñoz Dark Star Orchestra is known for their ability to recreate historic Grateful Dead concerts, with great attention to detail. To many, a DSO concert is the next best thing to seeing The Grateful Dead themselves. Dark Star Orchestra will be performing at the State Theatre on May […]
No sound compares to that of a marching band. A group of unified people working together to produce an in-your-face wall of sound or a tear-jerking ballad is one of the most exciting forms of musical performance to watch and listen. An Evening with The Corps, a jam-packed night of […]
By Katelyn Fuentes “Nothin But A Good Time,” is what Poison fans will be having on Friday, April 17th when Bret Michaels rocks out on State Theatre stage. Flaunting his long blonde shaggy hair and studded leather jackets—which he still wears today— Michaels gained fame as the lead vocalist in […]
By Christian Muñoz Will Downing is known in contemporary jazz and R&B music genres for his rich baritone voice and interpretations of R&B and pop classics. A New Jersey resident, Downing’s hits include “Wishing On A Star,” “I Can’t Make You Love Me,” and “I’ll Wait.” Will Downing will is […]
By Christian Muñoz The daughter of the legendary Nat King Cole, Natalie Cole has made a name for herself in a long lasting career as a singer, songwriter, and performer. Natalie Cole will perform some of her hits including “This Will Be,” “Inseparable,” “Sophisticated Lady,” and “Our Love” at State Theatre on Sunday, […]
By Christian Muñoz Rock n’ Roll icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley are among the most respected musicians in American history. It is because of their sound and talent, that they touched millions of people with their music. A historical recording session between these amazing […]