• Live Music Events in Hoboken + Jersey City in September 2019

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    And… they’re back — Hudson County’s favorite artists have returned to the area and they’re ready to rock out with you. Shake off the end-of-summer blues at Willie McBride’s or headbang to heavy metal at White Eagle Hall. Whatever your preference, the live music line up this month won’t disappoint. Read on to discover all the live music events happening in Hoboken + Jersey City in September 2019.

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    September 5th — Twiddlin Thumbs at 8:00PM @ Fox and Crow

    Jersey City Heights folk band Twiddlin’ Thumbs will perform at the Fox and Crow on Thursday starting at 8:00PM. Grab a seat and enjoy two sets of jam sessions from this epic group. For more information, head to the Facebook event here.

    Facebook: @TwiddlinThumbs

    Instagram: @twiddlinthumbs

    September 6th — EyeHateGod at 7:30PM @ White Eagle Hall

    Calling all metal, punk, and hardcore fans. New Orleans-based EyeHateGod and four other bands will share the spotlight on Friday night at White Eagle Hall in downtown Jersey City. Doors open at 6:30PM and tickets are $25. Check out more information here.

    Facebook: @OfficialEyeHateGod

    Instagram: @EyeHateGodNola

    September 6th and September 7th — Phyrric Victory and Mint 400 Record Present at 7:30PM @ FM

    On the second weekend of September, FM Restaurant, Bar + Lounge will stage indie rock bands The 65’S, Miss Ohio, The Extensions, Blue Vervain, and Yawn Mower. The event is hosted by Phyrric Victory Recordings and Mint 400 Records. It starts at 7:30PM and tickets are free. For more details, see here.

    Facebook: @the65s, @missohioband, @theextensionsband, @bluevervainnj, @yawnmower

    Instagram: @theextensionsband, @bluevervainmusic, @yawn_mower

    September 7th — Crash the Party at 11:00PM @ Willie McBride’s

    New York-based cover band Crash the Party plays today’s hottest hits from top 40 hits to hip hop to Latin music. Get your singing voice ready for a Saturday at Willie McBride’s starting at 11:00PM. Need more details? Check out the event here.

    Facebook: @CrashThePartyBand

    Instagram: @crashthepartyband

    September 7th — The Jersey City Record Riot at 10:00AM @ Grove PATH Plaza

    If you’re looking looking for unique records and live music in Jersey City, The Record Riot is an outdoor event with over 40 tables of LPs, CDs, DVDs, 45s, and music memorabilia to browse. It is free to attend in the Grove Street PATH Plaza, ending at 6:00PM. Check out more information listed in the Facebook event here.

    September 13th — Jack Breslin Quartet at 10:00PM @ Fox and Crow

    Another Live in the Parlour event, the — will perform at the Fox and Crow next Friday. Breslin has played the bass and cello in JC bands since 2011. His most recent album “Debut” will be available to purchase at the show. For more information, head to the Facebook event here.

    Facebook: @JackBreslinBassist

    September 13th — Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds at 9:00PM @ White Eagle Hall

    Soul and contemporary group Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds will be on stage at White Eagle Hall next Friday. They will perform their newest LP GOLD along with singles from their three previous studio albums. Doors open at 8:00PM and tickets range from $22 to $25. Check out more details here.

    Facebook: @SisterSparrow

    Instagram: @sistersparrowdb

    September 13th — Forget the Whale at 8:00PM at Jersey City Distillery

    Four-piece band Forget the Whale is a blues meets alt-rock meets country group based in Jersey City. Head to the JC Distillery next Friday for an unforgettable performance at 8:00PM. For more details, see the Facebook event here.

    Facebook: @Forgetthewhale

    Instagram: @forgetthewhale

    September 14th — Almost Easy at 11:00PM @ Willie McBride’s

    Almost Easy is back at Willie McBride’s. More than just a band, they are a full form of entertainment. Each of its six members hails from the tri-state area and have been in the music business for decades. Jam along to music’s greatest hits from yesterday and today. For more information, head here.

    Facebook: @almosteasybandnj

    Instagram: @almosteasyentertainment

    September 13th to September 16th — Summer Close Out House Music Festival at 12:00PM @ Berry Lane Park

    Hosted by soul food vendor Newark’s Blackstone, the Summer Close Out House Music Festival will take place on the third weekend of September. The event will also take place in Newark and Brooklyn. For a lineup of DJ’s, see the Facebook event here.

    September 16th — Fond Farewells at 8:00PM @ Fox and Crow

    Alternative band Fond Farewells will perform at the Fox and Crow later this month, featuring singer-songwriters Chris Mills and Megan Reilly. Enjoy a night of fellowship and music in Jersey City. Head here for more details about the event.

    Facebook: @FondFarewellsBand

    Instagram: @fondfarewells

    September 18th — Long Ryders at 8:00PM @ Monty Hall

    Four LA-based musicians formed the Long Ryders in 1981, influenced by country and punk rock sounds. They will perform on stage at Monty Hall in Jersey City on the third Wednesday this month. For more information, check out the details here.

    Facebook: @TheLongRyders

    Instagram: @thelongryders

    September 20th — Coming Alive at 11:00PM @ Willie McBride’s

    Nothing but the best radio hits with Coming Alive, a cover band perfect for Willie McBride’s. On Friday, September 20th, don’t miss this four man group in Hudson County. See more information about the performance here.

    Facebook: @comingaliveband

    Instagram: @comingaliveband

    September 28th — JC Studios’ Battle of the Bands 2019 at 5:00PM @ FM

    Jersey City Studios and FM present the second annual Battle of the Bands on Saturday the 28th. The lineup and judges are still being decided, but to enter, email Botb@Jcstudios.Com. A $10 suggested donation will go toward the All Stars Project, a national nonprofit organization based in the arts. For more details, head here.

    September 29th — Hoboken Fall Arts + Music Festival at 11:00AM

    Between Observer Highway and 7th on Washington Street, the Hoboken Arts + Music Festival will return for the fall event. Featuring over 300 vendors, crafters, artists, and two live music stages, Saturday the 29th will be a day to remember. Check out more information and attendee details here.

    September 29th — Senses Fail at 7:30PM @ White Eagle Hall

    Popular screamo and punk band Senses Fail will perform at White Eagle Hall on the last Saturday of the month. Bands Hot Mulligan and Yours Truly will also make an appearance. Doors open at 6:30PM and tickets range from $23 to $27. To check out the details, click here for more information.

    Facebook: @SensesFail

    Instagram: @sensesfailofficial

    Weekly Live Music Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City:

    Mondays:

    FM Bar + Grill {340 3rd Street, Jersey City}: Friggin Fabulous Open Mic Mondays.

    the Underground {116 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}: Piano Bar Night.

    McSwiggan’s Pub {110 1st Street, Hoboken}: Live Music Mondays and Wednesdays.

    Finnegan’s Pub {734 Willow Avenue, Hoboken}: Bluegrass Jam.

    Tuesdays:

    Liberty State Park {North Cove Field}: SummerFest Concert Series at 6:00PM.

    Wednesdays:

    The Underground {116 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}: From 7:00PM-12:30AM, be surprised with the musical genre of the night. A variety ranges from jazz to rat pack and burlesque to pop.

    McSwiggan’s Pub {110 1st Street, Hoboken}: Live Music Mondays and Wednesdays.

    Grand Vin {500 Grand Street, Hoboken}: Live music on Wednesdays at 9:00PM.

    Thursdays:

    New Jersey Performing Arts Center {1 Center Street, Newark}: Weekly free concerts.

    The Cuban {333 Washington Street}: Havana Nights live music.

    Northern Soul Kitchen {700 1st Street, Hoboken}: Live music.

    Finnegan’s Pub {734 Willow Avenue, Hoboken}: Live music.

    77 Park Avenue Apartments: Afterglow Concert Series at 7:30PM.

    Sinatra Park Amphitheater: Music in Sinatra Park at 7:00PM.

    Weekends:

    Wine and Whiskey Bar {117 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}: Live music Friday through Sunday.

    House of ‘Que {340 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken}: Friday Night Live 8:00PM-11:00PM, Dueling Pianos with the Flying Ivories every Saturday at 9:00PM.

    The Shepherd + the Knucklehead {1313 Willow Avenue, Hoboken}: Live music at 9:00PM on Fridays.

    The Underground {116 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}: Saturdays at 7:00PM, Big Bruce and the Messengers. Directly after at 10:30PM, various top 40 DJs.

    Iron Monkey {99 Greene Street, Jersey City}: Karaoke from 10:00PM-2:00AM on Saturdays.

    Farside Tavern {531 Washington Street, Hoboken}: Live music 4:00PM-8:00PM on Saturdays.

    The Cuban {333 Washington Street, Hoboken}: Live music during Sunday brunch.

    The Underground {116 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}: Meet and greet other artists from 9:30PM-1:30AM every Sunday.

    Zeppelin Hall {88 Liberty View Drive, Jersey City}: Live bands on Friday and DJs on Saturday, both at 9:00PM.

    Finnegan’s Pub {734 Willow Avenue, Hoboken}: Live Music Friday and Saturday. Open Mic on Sunday.

    The Hutton {225 Hutton Street, Jersey City}: Irish Music Sundays at 3:00PM.

    Liberty State Park {North Cove Field}: SummerFest Concert Series at 6:00PM on Sunday.

    Which live music event are you most excited for this month? Let us know in the comments! 

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    Originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania, Megan is a Jersey Girl at heart with a passion for writing and content creation. She is an alumna of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and currently works at a publishing company in downtown Hoboken. In her free time, you can find her at Crunch Fitness or exploring new brunch spots, dive bars, and local boutiques with her friends. Megan covers human-interest stories and lifestyle news geared toward young professionals and the every day Hoboken Girl.


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