New Brunswick Events

The Indigo Girls will take the stage at the State Theatre March 26 at 8 p.m. From the State Theatre: With over 14 million records sold (including hits such as “Closer to Fine,” ”Galileo,” and “Least Complicated”) Grammy Award®-winning folk rock duo Amy Ray and Emily Saliers “personify what happens when two distinct sensibilities, voices, and worldviews come together to create something transcendently its own.”—Rolling Stone

From State Theatre NJ: See Chicago, the legendary rock band with horns, live in concert! The first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six consecutive decades, Chicago’s hits include  “25 or 6 to 4,” “Saturday In The Park,” “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day,” and “Make Me Smile” on April 15 at 8 p.m. Ranked No. 9 in Billboard magazine’s list of Hot 200 All-Time Top Artists, Chicago’s lifetime achievements include the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, two Grammy Awards®, multiple American Music Awards, Founding Artists of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The band’s record sales top one million, and include 21 Top 10 singles, five consecutive No. 1 albums, 11 No. 1 singles, and five Gold singles. Additionally, an incredible 25 of their 36 albums have been certified platinum, and the band has a total of 47 gold and platinum awards. Tickets start at $55.

From Due Mari: Join us for Easter Brunch! 11:00AM – 2:45PM We will be serving our nightly a la carte menu for dinner. More information

From Rutgers University: Welcome to Rutgers Day with activities in Camden, New Brunswick, and Newark Join us for Rutgers Day, a free day-long event on Saturday, April 27, 2019, where you can explore your state university. Experience hands-on learning activities, enjoy entertaining stage performances, and see exhibitions and demonstrations hosted by our accomplished professors, staff, and students from Rutgers University–Camden, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, and Rutgers University–Newark.

From Rutgers University: This is to inform you of a fascinating learning opportunity: A free public lecture on “Wisdom For Life” at the beautiful Trayes Hall of Rutgers University, New Brunswick on April 28th. This presentation is based on ancient eastern philosophical wisdom and its role in modern life, focusing on reducing stress, increasing productivity and finding fulfillment and purpose. Our speaker is the philosopher Gautam Jain, who completed a brilliant academic career in the US and declined lucrative corporate opportunities to research and study this wisdom. He has completed over two decades of full time study and teaching, and has spoken to many elite organizations and institutions in the US and abroad. Held at the beautiful Trayes Hall in Rutgers University, New Brunswick on April 28th, this lecture is organized as a service to the community and is free to the public. Everyone is invited to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to benefit from this timeless wisdom. More information

From State Theatre: Kip Moore appears at the State Theatre May 3 at 8 p.m. See Country star Kip Moore live in concert! Moore’s hits include “Somethin’ ‘Bout A Truck,” “More Girls Like You,” “Last Shot,” “Beer Money,” and “Hey Pretty Girl.” Kip Moore’s current Top 20 single “Last Shot” is the second taken from his revered third studio album Slowheart and follows his fourth #1 hit “More Girls Like You.” Slowheartgarnered instant praise from critics as Moore’s “most complete, cohesive declaration of his artistic sensibilities yet” (NPR), as well landing on multiple “Best Of” lists including Entertainment Weekly and Rolling Stone. Slowheart follows the acclaim that surrounded Moore’s sophomore album Wild Ones—heralded as “an impressively singular release from Music Row” by The Guardian—and his Platinum debut album Up All Night that spawned three #1 hit singles, including Gold certified “Beer Money,” Platinum certified “Hey Pretty Girl,” and the Double Platinum breakout hit “Somethin’ ‘Bout A Truck. “

From State Theatre: THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY™ is produced by Simon Painter, Tim Lawson and MagicSpace Entertainment. Conceived by Simon Painter, the show’s creative team also includes executive producer Tim Lawson, director Neil Dorward and creative director Jim Millan. Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, THE ILLUSIONISTS has shattered box office records worldwide and thrilled audiences of all ages with a mind-blowing spectacular showcasing the jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible illusionists on earth. Tickets start at $49.

From State Theatre: See Joe Jackson live in concert at The State on his Four Decade Tour! Hear songs from five of Joe’s albums including Look Sharp (1979), Night and Day (1982), Laughter and Lust(1991), Rain (2008), and Fool (2019), plus songs from other albums and some new covers. Songs include “Is She Really Going Out with Him?,” “Steppin’ Out,” “Breaking Us in Two,” “Stranger Than Fiction,” “Sunday Papers,” and more on Saturday, May 18 at 8 p.m. In Joe’s own words: “So, here comes a big tour. We want to celebrate the fact that this is happening after 40 years—anything else, would be like sulking in a room by yourself on your own birthday party.” Tickets go on sale Feb. 9.