If you enjoy music, August in Morris County will delight your ears.  See our list of ideas, including suggestions for kids, dancing events, open mike nights, free events, food and music festivals, and genres spanning classical, jazz, rock and roll!

LASERMANIA – CHILDREN’S THEATRE

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM and 1:30-3:00

Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum – 6 Normandy Heights Road • Morristown

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – CHILDREN’S THEATRE

Thursday, August 2, 2018 • 11:00 AM – 01:00 PM

Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum

FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – REVOLVING DOOR

Thursday, August 2, 2018 • 07:00 PM – 09:00 PM

The Bandshell at Horseshoe Lake

DAN LEVINSON’S MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S JAZZ PARTY

Thursday, August 2, 2018 • 07:30 PM – 09:00 PM

Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum

PETER CETERA

Thursday, August 2, 2018 • 08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Mayo Performing Arts Center

MUSIC FRIDAYS

For children: a hands-on exploration of different musical instruments through Touch the Music with Claudia Lemmerz.

Friday, August 3, 2018 • 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Friday, August 10, 2018 • 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM

Morris Museum

CLIFF EBERHARDT AT THE MINSTREL

Cliff Eberhardt is a powerhouse of a singer-songwriter in all aspects of his craft. His voice is a high-liner freight train demanding and deserving your undivided attention.

Friday, August 3, 2018 • 07:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Morristown Unitarian Fellowship

DION

A street poet and singer of extraordinary versatility, range and resonance, Dion defined Rock ’n’ Roll for a generation.

Friday, August 3, 2018 • 08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Mayo Performing Arts Center

ROCKAWAY FOOD TRUCK & MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Just Jersey Fest is rolling into Rockaway Borough. It’s a fun filled family day! Over 20 Gourmet Food Trucks, partnered with some incredible bands.

Saturday, August 4, 2018 • 11:00 AM – 07:00 PM

Firemans Field, Rockaway

PAUL MORRIS & BOW STRATAGEM AT SWINGIN’ TERNSaturday, Aug 4, 2018 • 07:30 PM – 11:00 PM

First church of Hanover, 14 Hanover Road • East Hanover

DIE FLEDERMAUS IN ENGLISH – BONJ FESTIVAL

The BONJ summer festival opens Sunday August 5 at 3:00 pm with a semi-staged performance of Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus commonly known in English as Revenge of the Bat!

Sunday, August 5, 2018 • 03:00 PM – 05:30 PM

Dolan Hall, The Annunciation Center The College of St Elizabeth

LUNCHTIME KEYBOARD RECITALS – BONJ FESTIVAL

The Piano is featured 12:15 Monday-Friday August 6-10 at Grace Church as Dr. Anne Matlack and Grace Community Music present the popular keyboard recitals

Monday – Friday, August 6 – 10, 2018 • 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM

Grace Church

MUSIC BEYOND BORDERS: TAVCHE GRAVCHE

Join us for this FREE event at the Morristown Green, part of MPAC’s Arts In The Community series! Music Beyond Borders is co-presented by Morris Arts.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 • 12:30 PM – 01:30 PM

Morristown Green

AN EVENING WITH LYLE LOVETT & HIS LARGE BAND

Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Lovett’s live performances show not only the breadth of this Texas legend’s deep talents.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 , 8:00 – 10:00 PM

Mayo Performing Arts Center

FREE SUMMER EVENT: BROADWAY UNBOUND

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 • 07:30 PM – 08:30 PM

70 South Gallery | 70 South Street • Morristown

GET THE LED OUT

From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get the Led Out recreates the music of legendary British supergroup Led Zeppelin.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 • 08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Mayo Performing Arts Center

THE PIANO GUYS

The Piano Guys became an Internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of original self-made music videos.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 • 08:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Mayo Performing Arts Center

DOWNTOWN CONCERT SERIES MAMA D & THE VEXATION

Friday, August 10, 2018 • 06:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts

OPENSTAGE AT THE MINSTREL

This is an opportunity for all acoustic musicians to perform a 15-minute set on our stage, and for the audience to be treated to a diverse collection of acoustic musicians.

Friday, August 10, 2018 • 07:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Morristown Unitarian Fellowship

UNDER THE BOARDWALK BONJ SUMMER CABARET

The music of the period 1945-1964, which represents some of the greatest creativity in American music.

Saturday, August 11, 2018 • 07:30 PM – 09:30 PM

Grace Hall, Grace Church

BONJ CHAMBER MUSIC – A SUMMER FESTIVAL EVENT

The concert opens with Antonio Vivaldi’s exciting Sonata RV 86 – performed by the BONJ Chamber Ensemble featuring Laura Ferraro (flute), Andrew Pecota (bassoon), Saria Johnson (cello) and Cherwyn Ambuter.

Sunday, August 12, 2018 • 03:00 PM – 05:30 PM

Grace Episcopal Church of Madison

FREE SUMMER MOVIE: SING!

Monday, August 13, 2018 • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Mayo Performing Arts Center

FREE SUMMER EVENT: SALSA UNDER THE STARS

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 • 07:30 PM – 08:30 PM

Vail Mansion Lawn

DANCE PARTY WITH LOUIS PRIMA, JR.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 • 07:30 PM – 09:30 PM

Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum | 6 Normandy Heights Road • Morristown

CHESTER FOOD TRUCK & MUSIC FESTIVAL

Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 11:00 AM – 07:00 PM

Chester Municipal Field

MORRISTOWN JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL

Playing the sax

 

Mayor Tim Dougherty and the Town of Morristown present the 8th annual Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival, a free day of music on the Green in Morristown.

Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Morristown Green

BOB ISAACS AND UNBOWED AT SWINGIN’ TERN

Come Contra Dance with Bob Isaacs and Unbowed – Henry Koretzky on mandolin, and Jamie O’Brien on guitar.

Saturday, August 18, 2018 • 07:30 PM – 11:00 PM

First Church of Hanover

FRESH BREEZES ORCHESTRA CONCERT BY BONJ

Sunday, August 19, 2018 • 03:00 PM – 05:30 PM

Dolan Hall, The Annunciation Center The College of St Elizabeth

DOWNTOWN CONCERT SERIES: JUMPING THE GUN

Jumping The Gun Band enjoys playing the songs that made Rock “classic”. With a mix of Beatles, Stones, Springsteen and Petty along with Kerry Underwood, Darius Rucker and Mathew Sweet.

Friday, August 24, 2018 • 06:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts

FREE SUMMER EVENT: PROJECT GRAND SLAM

Friday, August 24, 2018 • 07:30 PM – 08:30 PM

Mayo Performing Arts Center

NO FUSS AND FEATHERS AT THE MINSTREL

No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow is the “heck-of-a-good-time” collaboration hatched by award winning songwriters Carolann Solebello, Karyn Oliver, and The YaYas.

Friday, August 31, 2018 • 07:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Morristown Unitarian Fellowship


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