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Sensational Shore
Jun 20, 2018

Music at the Shore! (Event Listings)

Sensational Shore

Asbury Park

As one of New Jersey’s entertainment hubs, there will be plenty of great music at places likes Asbury Park Yacht Club – Surf Bar, McLoone’s Supper Club, Paramount Theatre, The Stone Pony, The Wonder Bar and more. Or enjoy one of the free Bonfire on the Beach events, held on the beach on July 5, 11, 18, 25 and Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29.

Freehold Thursday’s ROCK! Summer Concert Series: 7:30 to 9:30 pm, Hall of Records. The free concerts are presented by 33 East Full Service Car Wash.

July 5: Eddie Testa Band

July 12: Turnstyles

July 19: CSN Songs

July 26: The Springsteen Experience

Aug. 2: Soul Project

Aug. 9: NRG

Aug. 16: West End Dogs

Aug. 23: Joe Baracata Band


Keyport Thursdays: 6 to 8 pm, Minipark on West Front Street

Free concerts on the water showcasing original artists and cover bands playing jazz, blues, rockabilly, vintage R&B, Motown, dance favorites and rock n’ roll. There’s plenty of seating but bring extra seats just in case. Pack a picnic or grab some local fare.

Aug. 9: Slim Chance & the Gamblers

Aug. 23: Cutting Edge with Deb & Paul


Long Branch Event and Concert Schedule

Long Branch has a rockin’ calendar of free events with something to do almost every day! For information on special events in Long Branch, visit or call 732-222-7000, ext. 5447.

Tuesdays on Broadway: 7 pm at the Broadway Stage near McDonald’s behind Brookdale

July 10: Xol Azul Band

July 17: Swing Sabroso

July 24: Sonido Costeño

July 31: Tito Puente, Jr.

Aug. 7: Zydeco-a-Go-Go

Aug. 14: David Cedeno and His Orchestra

Aug. 21: Marea Green Band

Aug. 28: Stone Flower

Thursdays by the Sea: 7 pm at Festival Plaza in Pier Village

June 28: Bob Burger Band

July 12: 9 South

July 19: The Nerds

July 26: So Watt

Aug. 2: After The Reign

Aug. 9: Jerry Garcia Celebration w/ Marc Muller & Friends

Aug. 16: Danny V’s 52nd Street Band

Aug. 23: The Doughboys

Aug. 30: Brian Kirk & The Jirks (w/ fireworks)

Bands by the Beach: Sundays at 7 pm, West End Park near the Windmill

July 1: Incinerators

July 8: Predator Dub Assassins

July 15: Tequila Rose

July 22: Philadelphia Funk Authority

July 29: Eddie Testa Band

Aug. 5: Eryn & The Whiskey Devils

Aug. 12: Remember Jones

Aug. 26: The VooDUDES

West End Cruise Night and Classic Car Show

Saturday, Aug. 18, 6 to 10 pm, Brighton Avenue with The Hit Men

Saturday, Aug.  25, 1 to 9 pm, Long Branch Great Lawn and Promenade with Long Branch Jazz & Blues Festival

Pier Village Summer Movie Series: Wednesdays from 6 to 10 pm

July 11: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

July 18: Mary Poppins

July 25: The Wizard of Oz

Aug. 1: Casablanca

Aug. 8: Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark August

Aug. 15: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

Aug. 22: The Little Mermaid

Aug. 29: Singing in the Rain


Red Bank Jazz in the Park: Thursdays at 7 pm, Riverside Gardens Park (weather permitting)

July 5: The Jost Project

July 12: The New Standard featuring vocalist Layonne Holmes

July 19: Eddie Allen Quintet

July 26: Bruce Williams Solid Jazz

Aug. 2: Hendrik Murkens

Aug. 9: Valerie Ponomarev Quintet

Aug. 16: Stephane Wrembel Group

Aug. 23: Mike Kaplan Nonet


Sandy Hook Beach Concert: 6 pm on Wednesdays, Beach E at Sandy Hook

The Sandy Hook Foundation sponsors this free concert series. No glass is allowed on the beach. Beach wheelchairs are available first-come, first-serve. In case of inclement weather, the decision to cancel will be made by 2 p.m. the day of the concert. Call 732-291-7733 or visit to sign up for weather cancellation notifications.

July 11: The Nerds

July 18: The Shots

July 25: The Carl Gentry Band

Aug. 1: The Disco Connection featuring Lisa Sherman

Aug. 8: Rain Date

Aug. 15: Jobananno and the Godsons of Soul