Morristown Events

From MPAC: Enjoy a double dose of stand-up comedy, featuring veteran comics Louie Anderson (Baskets) and Rita Rudner at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Monday, July 22 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $49-$79. A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas since she opened as one of the hottest tickets in town in June 2000, Rudner is known for her epigrammatic one-liners. Over the course of a fourteen-year run and 2,000 plus shows, she has sold one and a half million tickets and become the longest-running solo comedy show in the history of Las Vegas. She has been named Las Vegas’s “Comedian Of The Year” nine years in a row and in 2006 received The Nevada Ballet’s “Woman Of The Year” Award. She was delighted to renew her relationship with Harrah’s Casino in September 2014 after four years at The Venetian. Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy Award® winner, is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics; named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time.” His career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a best-selling author, star of his own standup specials and sitcoms and he continues to tour the country performing to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. In 2016, Anderson was cast […]

From MPAC: Platinum-selling and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Chris Isaak brings his 2019 summer tour to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, July 31 at 8 pm. Tickets are: $49-$129. Chris Isaak has been a Grammy nominated recording artist, songwriter and actor for more than 34 years. It’s been 30 years since the release of his breakthrough classic “Wicked Game,” and the song remains one of the most covered songs in music. He has released nine extraordinary albums, twelve singles, been nominated for two Grammy awards, acted in several motion pictures and starred in his own critically acclaimed TV series. Even his hair has its own fan club. Isaak’s film soundtrack credits include Wild at Heart, Blue Velvet, True Romance, and Eyes Wide Shut, and the California native has also done extensive work in front of the camera, including three seasons as the lead in The Chris Isaak Show on Showtime, hosted a music talk show The Chris Isaak Hour on BIO, and served as a judge on The X Factor Australia. Called “rockabilly’s greatest modern ambassador” by Rolling Stone, Isaak’s 12th studio album, First Comes The Night, was released in 2015 to much critical acclaim. He is currently recording a new studio album in Nashville. His legendary shows with his […]

From MPAC: Music icon Herb Alpert and his wife, the Grammy award-winning vocalist Lani Hall, perform an eclectic mix of Brazilian jazz, classic Tijuana Brass & Brasil ’66 songs as well as many surprises. More information

From Morris County Parks Commission: Join us on an overnight adventure under the stars. Start with fun on the beach, swimming, boating, and racing around the Wibit. Once the sun sets, enjoy storytelling around the campfire and delicious marshmallow treats- it is fun for all ages. A light breakfast is provided, too! 3 p.m. opens for swimming and boating. 7 p.m. campout begins. Click here to register. Date: Friday, August 2 Time: 7 p.m. – 9:30 a.m. Location: Sunrise Lake Beach Club in Lewis Morris County Park, 270 Mendham Road, Morris Township. Cost: $45 per family. Wibit and Boat use are an additional fee. More information

From MPAC: Multiple-GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Rob Thomas performs solo hits and Matchbox Twenty favorites as well as music from his highly anticipated fourth solo album, Chip Tooth Smile, featuring the new single “One Less Day (Dying Young).” Featuring special guest Abby Anderson. More information

From MPAC: Multi-platinum singer, performer and songwriter Gavin DeGraw (“I Don’t Want To Be,” “Not Over You,” “Chariot,” “In Love with A Girl”) plays his hits and more that have made him one of the top touring acts for nearly two decades. More information 

From Morris County Parks Commission: FREE food, FREE entertainment, FREE ice skating, and giveaways! Join the Morris County Park Police and over 40 law enforcement and community agencies for an evening of awareness and fun. Explore a variety of emergency vehicles, including fire trucks, police motorcycles, ambulances, enjoy a live DJ featuring top hits, and play fun games to win prizes. With over 5,000 attendees each year, Morris County’s National Night Out has been named a National Award Winner since 2007! Date: Tuesday, August 6 Time: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Location: Mennen Sports Arena, 161 Hanover Avenue, Morris Township More information

From MPAC: Tony Bennett’s life and philosophy is the embodiment of the Great American Story. Having celebrated his 92th birthday in 2018, his career as the pre-eminent singer of the 20th and 21st centuries is unprecedented. More information 

From MPAC: Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock as former Styx member Glen Burtnik and the amazing Summer of Love band perform the iconic rock music of the late 60s, recreating note for note the sounds of The Beatles, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Jimi Hendrix, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Jefferson Airplane and many more from the era. Featuring Marc Rubinstein’s Pig Light Show, recognized as one of the most famous psychedelic light shows in rock history. More information

From Morris County Park Commission: Listen to the music from the past, visit the scenic historic farm, meet the animals, and check out the antique machinery. Bring a blanket and enjoy the evening outdoor with friends and family. Friday, July 19 – Linda Russell with her kid-friendly performance Friday, August 16 – Local pianist Regan Ryzuk and his bandmates playing 1920s jazz. Time: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Location: Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township. Cost: $6 per adult, $5 per senior (65+), and $4 per child age 3 to 16. Friends of Fosterfields and Cooper Gristmill are FREE. More information

From Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival Now in its ninth year the Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival is one of the summer’s most popular free music festivals. Thanks to Mayor Tim Dougherty and the Town of Morristown, music fans of all ages enjoy great performances on the beautiful Green located in the center of the historic town. Parking is available in the many public lots and the train station is just a couple of blocks away. Visitors come for the weekend and enjoy all that Morristown has to offer from historical sites to great shops and wide array of restaurants. Always on the third Saturday in August, this summer’s festival will be on Saturday, August 17, so make your plans now. More information

From MPAC: As the frontman for the band bearing his name, Daughtry has become one of the most visible and consistent rock & roll torchbearers of the 21st Century. Enjoy a night of hits such as “It’s Not Over,” “Waiting for Superman,” “Feels Like Tonight” and “Over You.” More information