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Saturday July 31, 2021 - 8pm The Music of Genesis will recapture the energy and originality of the early stage performances by Genesis RAEL pays homage to the most groundbreaking and influential band in the progressive rock genre and faithfully reproducing full album versions from the Peter Gabriel and Steve Hackett days of Genesis. RAEL also includes solo Peter Gabriel hits. Tickets $20 - $25
Friday, August 6, 2021 8pm One of AXS TV’s “Worlds Greatest Tribute Bands”, The Ten Band is the nation’s premier fan tribute to the legendary rock band Pearl Jam. Touring the continental US and beyond since 2003, the band has played over 550 shows nationwide to standing room only crowds, and has developed a truly unique show for die-hards and casual fans alike. The most authentic tribute I’ve ever heard!” “If you close your eyes you would swear you are at a Live Pearl Jam concert”
POSTPONED to 2022 Kevin Downey, Jr. has been labeled "refreshingly bizarre"! The talented headliner and semifinalist of the AGT'13 can be heard regularly on The Bob and Tom Show and on Sirius/XM satellite radio, and appears on Comedy Central, What Not to Wear, and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Eric Potts, a retired NJ police detective, takes his audience on a sarcastic journey through his otherwise mundane adventures in life. He spins his observations on everything from raising kids to getting older. Eric performs across the country and has opened for Gilbert Gottfried, Bobby Collins, Jackie "The Jokeman" Martling, Julia Scotti, Joe Matarese, Jeff Pirami, Uncle Floyd, to name a few. Tickets $30 - $35
Friday, August 13, 8pm Best Friends Girl recreate the timeless hits of The Cars spanning a 35-year career, with over 23 million albums sold and having more than 22 songs on the Billboard top 100. The Cars undoubtedly left their mark in popular culture with notable hits like “Best Friends Girl,” “Shake It Up,” “Magic,” “Lets Go” and of course, “Moving in Stereo” which gained notoriety from its placement in the movie “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” Best Friends Girl are comprised of lifelong, top-notch, professional musicians whose goal is to keep the music of The Cars alive with every performance! Tickets $25 - $30
Saturday August 14, 2021 8pm
Bark at The Moon and Head Motor captures the live performance of Ozzy and Motorhead! Complete with blazing guitars, thundering drums, pulsating bass, the harmonies, and keyboard textures. Coupled with the unmistakable impersonation of Ozzy Osbourne and Lemmy Kilmister, the forefathers of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. Tickets $20 - $25
Saturday, August 21 - 8pm. Mike Marino is affectionately known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Bad Boy – is one of the most loved comedians of our time. Mike Marino has a tongue like a razor and a heart of gold. He has the incredible ability to cater his material for all audiences, from strictly clean to down and dirty. He h sells out comedy club, theatre, casino, and event center from New York to Los Angeles and around the world.. Marino's stand-up material ranges from cutting edge observations of everyday life to his Italian family roots, which recently spun into a T.V. pilot called “Re-Constructing Jersey and his current web series “Marino 2016” Tickets $30-$35
Friday, August 27, 2021 8:30pm Jessica Kirson is a powerhouse on stage. She’s a hilariously relatable performer of sheer silliness, vulnerability, and ridiculous characters. Her audience is multigenerational, creating an excuse for large groups of friends and families to spend a night out together. Her upcoming film FX’s Hysterical, explores the changing landscape of women in stand-up comedy, and features Margaret Cho, Nikki Glazer, Chelsea Handler, and other notable comedians. She is a regular on This Week at the Comedy Cellar, and has appeared on Jimmy Fallon, Jay Leno, The View, and Kevin Can Wait. Jessica recently acted in and served as a consultant, producer, and writer on the Robert De Niro film The Comedian. Tickets- $30 - $35
Saturday, September 4 8pm Ronstadt Revue, covers every style of music that Linda Ronstadt performed during her illustrious 40+ year career. The extraordinary singer Gesenia Erolin not only has the look, tone, and vocal strength of Linda Ronstadt, she grew up in a bilingual household, singing both Spanish and English songs since her earliest days. This 7-piece band of world-class musicians (some of whom have backed such notables as Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson and Andrea Bocelli), bring a remarkably authentic experience to every show. From the beloved Blue Bayou and powerful You’re No Good, to the soulful Eagles ballad, Desperado, standards such as “I’ve Got a Crush on You”, and even chart-topping Spanish tunes such as Perfidia, Gesenia doesn’t just channel Ronstadt’s vibrant sound, she embodies her very spirit.
Friday, September 10 8pm Best Of Foo are a NJ based Tribute to the Foo Fighters. Their high energy show is filled with countless hits that have captivated audiences to sing along in celebration of this Hall of Fame bound powerhouse. Best of Foo covers Foo Fighters' 25 year catalog. All ages are welcome to experience that amazing tribute to the iconic Grammy Award winning band- The Foo Fighters! Tickets $20 -25
Saturday September 11, 2021 8pm The Black Cross Band is dedicated to bringing you the best Southern Rock concert experience you ever had! The Black Cross Band is made up of six seasoned musicians with years of experience and dedication to paying tribute to Southern Rock bands – from the Allman Brothers to ZZ Tops. Let us just say, when it comes to rockin’ the house southern style, it doesn’t get much better than this! Tickets $20 - $25
Friday, September 17 , 2021 8pm The next best thing to seeing your favorite band live is to see a talented tribute band that recreates the same experience and looks and sounds like the real deal. Pump is your premiere tri-state, metropolitan Aerosmith tribute band composed of long time music lovers and aficionados. Covering everything the “Bad Boy’s from Boston” have put out since their 1973 self-titled album “Aerosmith” up to today’s hits. Lead by Frank Tassielli on bass and Steve McCluskey playing the drums, Pump will get you pumped! Tickets $20 - $25
Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 8pm The Guthrie Brothers will take you on a journey of one of the world’s most recognized folk-rock duos, Simon and Garfunkel. Through songs, stories, and trivia, Jeb and Jock blend their rich voices together to weave an enjoyable tapestry that leaves every audience member smiling and singing along. From their mesmerizing rendition of Sound of Silence to their playful version of Cecilia, prepare to fall in love again with the music of Simon and Garfunkel. Tickets $25 - $35
Friday, September 24 - 8:30pm John Moses has been delightfully offending audiences for 15 years and considers himself an “equal-opportunity offender”. His style is shrewd, raw and uncompromisingly funny. Kyle Ocasio dubbed “the reluctant wife and mother” by her comedic peers. Through her comedy, she expresses the frustration and confusion of everyday life that helps her connect with any audience. She enjoys creating characters most notably the Psycho flight attendant from hell and characters inspired by her and Latino and Midwest family members. Adam Oliensis is attuned to the absurdities that arise in daily life, exploring both the irony and silliness that exist in the most humiliating situations.
Saturday September 25, 2021 - 8pm The Royal Scam has been performing the classic rock music of Steely Dan to packed houses and cheering crowds since 1992. The Royal Scam radiates a spirit of vitality, authenticity, and intimacy that breathes new life and emotional energy into the music. Touted by NJ Monthly as one of the Top 10 tribute bands to experience, the band's stellar musicianship and attention to detail for every song have garnered them a large and loyal fans. Tickets $30 - $35
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 8pm Appearing for the first time at the Brook Arts Center, Moveable Feast brings a delicious mix of rock and roll to the stage. The band members that make up Moveable Feast are top level music business veterans with credits that include Blood Sweat & Tears, Average White Band, Smokey Robinson, Art Garfunkel, José Feliciano, and many others. Not content to merely replicate timeless classics, Moveable Feast is reinventing the music. You will know the songs the minute you hear them – and you will hear them in a whole new light. Tickets $20 - $25
Saturday, October 2 8pm 461 Clapton Blvd, pays tribute to the legacy of Eric Clapton, from The Yardbirds, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek & The Dominos – as well as his many solo albums and collaborations. 461 Clapton Blvd consists of six accomplished and longtime veterans of the New Jersey music scene performing faithful electric and acoustic renditions of Eric Clapton’s music. The band is dedicated to taking you on a musical journey through the career of rock’s greatest guitarist. Come experience the music and the story of most important and influential guitar player that has ever lived! Tickets $20-$30
Friday, October 8 - 9pm A wildly entertaining story of a prudish and newly engaged young couple, who stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite mad scientist, who is hosting the annual Transylvanian Convention Ball. Throughout the evening his guests in elaborate costumes perform dances and rock songs, as the couple discovers they are there on a very special night, the unveiling of Frank-N-Furter’s latest creation: the ultimate male, “Rocky Horror”. .Tickets include Prop Bags and audience participation instructions. Order Early Prop Bags are limited!
Saturday, October 9 8pm The laughter will be nonstop at the when Julia Scotti and Uncle Floyd take the stage! Julia Scotti , a nationally known comedian,and one of the Top Five Transgender Comedians in the country. She currently has a comedy special on SHOWTIME called "More Women of a Certain Age". Uncle Floyd, is an American television, film, and stage performer known for his comedy/variety TV show Uncle Floyd Show. He is a Jersey Icon! Hosted by comedian and 101.5 DJ Steve Trevelise with Special Guest Comic Tom Mongelli. Tickets $30 - $35
Friday, October 15 8pm The John McDermott Band's Sixties Rock & Roll Revue recreates and performs the music of the most iconic Rock & Roll bands of the sixties. Providing an exciting live concert experience, the band takes the audience on a trip back to one of the most influential musical periods of our time. The concert performances include hits from some of the greatest artists in Rock & Roll history, tribute sets and notable "B" side tunes. The band led by John McDermott is comprised of talented professional musicians who have performed with some of the most notable musicians in Rock & Roll history. Advance Tickets $20 - $25
Saturday, October 16 - 8pm The Peter Gabriel Experience, America’s most authentic Peter Gabriel show, brings to life the theatrics, music and lights from Peter Gabriel’s incredible solo tours. These gifted musicians have been together for the past seven years performing the music of Peter Gabriel with amazing accuracy. Using theatrics, elaborate lighting, stage props, costumes, and video projections, The Peter Gabriel Experience will take you on a journey back to a time when Peter Gabriel dominated MTV, concert arenas, and the radio airwaves. Tickets $20 - $25
Friday, October 22 8:30pm For over 15 years Kevin had been entertaining audiences with an act forged at his family’s dining room table, in his fraternity house, and in the halls of law school. Kevin has an act unlike any other, because it is his story and his alone. From stories of his mother, to relationships, to the reality of growing up the only Jewish kid in his school, when Kevin leaves the stage you won’t just feel that you’ve seen a great show, you’ll know you made a friend. With razor sharp wit and the ability to improvise that only a lawyer could possess – once you see him, you won’t forget him. He has appeared on NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX. and stars in his own web series, “B.R.O.’s” and cohosts the Comedy Point Radio show. Tickets $25 - $35
Saturday, October 23 - 8pm This 3 -part perspective show features the sounds, imagery, and energy of a Rolling Stones concert. This theatrical concert explores the musical careers of the Rolling Stones who have assembled a catalog of 660 songs! Well Alright delivers the hits, videos, authentic clothing, period instruments and amplifiers. This talented group is made up of musicians who have toured with the Rolling Stones Bigger Bang Tour and Sticky Finger All-Star and was name as one of the top five tribute bands in the world and has toured throughout the country. Ladies and Gentlemen , THE ROLLING STONES! “The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World” Tickets $20 - $25
Friday , October 29 - 7:30pm The story of The Phantom of the Opera is well known from the Broadway play. However, long before that, the book by Gaston Le Roux inspired several films. The most notable being 1925 silent film starring Lon Chaney, which remains the standard for capturing the horror aspects of the earlier novel, from the stage of the Paris Opera House to the winding darkness of the Phantom’s underground secret hideaway. The emotional undertones of the movie will be provided by the instrument created just for this purpose, the theatre pipe organ, accompanied by Bernie Anderson. Tickets $10, Seniors 65 + /Students with ID - Use Promo Code GSTOS21 for discount
Saturday, October 30 - 8pm The Kings of Rock - The Alice Cooper Tribute is live at the Spooktacular Brooks Arts Center on Halloween Eve 2021. Witness the theatrical bone crushing sights and sounds of Alice Coopers epic 50+ year career by the “Killers” Wayne Mohns, Dave Lepak, Dave Ellis, John Cona and Ivan Cisternas. These talented musicians will be blowing up the stage with your favorites from 18, Poison, Schools Out, Welcome to My Nightmare and many more. Come “Feed Your Frankenstein” and join the Kings of Rock Alice Cooper Tribute Halloween Nightmare show. Tickets $20 - $25
Saturday, November 6 - 8pm ( Rescheduled form 8/28) Don Jamieson loves connect with his audience and brings his everyday take on life, the hip, the cool and the tragically sublime into the spotlight. Best known for his VH1 Classic’s hit heavy metal talk show series, “That Metal Show” and ComedyCentral.com series, “Meet the Creeps”. Jamieson currently has four CD's Live & Hilarious, Hell Bent for Laughter, Communication Breakdown and Demin and Laugher. " I’m a Jersey boy and there’s nowhere better to record my comedy CDs than good old Dirty Jerz! Malls, mullets and metal!! Ticket $30-$35
Friday - Saturday , November 12 & 13 - 8pm Sunday November 14 - 2pm Friday - Saturday, November 19 & 20 - 8pm Sunday November 21 - 2pm
Inspired by Puccini’s La Bohème, “RENT” follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side under the shadow of the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the early 1990’s. “RENT” is a dramatic, yet uplifting story, using rock music to evoke the tough, angry, and terrifying reality of a world wrought with drug addiction, suicide, and AIDS — all underscored by a theme of hope.
Friday, November 26 8pm The Taylor Simon King Show turns back the clock to a simpler time.The clever musical arrangements and carefully chosen unforgettable songs will take you through the decades of the careers of the iconic artist - James Taylor, Caryl Simon, and Carole King and their beloved music which can never be replicated. Join us at the Brook Arts Center on Friday, November 26, as Lisa Sherman and her band members—Byron Smith, Mary McCrink, Gary Oleyar, Ralph Notaro, Tommy Labella, Lance Stark, Mario Casella, Todd Sherman and Sam Sherman—all look forward to sharing this walk down memory lane with you.
Saturday, November 27 8pm
Back by Popular Demand - We May Be Right pays tribute to the music of Billy Joel. Karl Dietel and this accomplished band of musicians takes great care to reproduce every nuance, riff, and note of the songs they play to capture the spirit and integrity of the Billy Joel legacy. They have played at the Stone Pony to Fairfield Theater Company. and was voted Hunterdon Happenings Best Band From your favorites to the deep cuts, don't be surprised when you find yourself singing along. Tickets $25 - $30
Saturday, December 4 8pm ALMOST U2 performs their tribute with spot-on accuracy and attention to detail, paying homage to some of the greatest moments in concert history from the past 4 decades: Red Rocks, LiveAid, Slane Castle, and more. With music spanning U2's entire catalog, their renditions of legendary U2 live performances honor the band and equally the experience of a real U2 concert. These extraordinary and long-time NJ musicians will not settle for anything less than complete authenticity and will deliver the unmistakable live sounds of the original band. U2 fans…this will be a show you will never forget! Tickets $30 - $35
Brook Arts Center PO Box 387 10 Hamilton Street Bound Brook, NJ 08805