“Creeptastic Surf-Noir” Beninghove’s Hangmen is an instrumental downtown NYC-based sextet with a truly unique yet familiar sound. Their “creeptastic surf-noir” approach developed from a desire to mash the music of Tom Waits and Danny Elfman. But with the menacing yet playful instrumentation of two rock guitarists, saxophone, trombone, bass, and drums, the result is moreRead more
One of most recorded and celebrated bassists in contemporary Latin jazz takes the stage with NJCU’s resident student jazz orchestra. An evening of hot Latin sounds, inspiration and fiery rhythm honoring Latin America’s rich contributions to jazz music.
Nowhere better to be on a Saturday night than checking out some killer live music! One set only at 7:00pm-7:45pm! $7 online, $10 at door. Purchase on Eventbrite now! Located on the ground level of the Journal Square PATH Station The TnT Quartet is a high energy jazz group with the classic trombone & tenorRead more
Free Jazz concert at Exchange Place to celebrate the Riverview Jazz Rrganization Kick Off!
Poet and actor Frank Messina—the author of four books of poetry and who appears in HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and Martin Scorsese’s feature film, The Irishman, is accompanied by the legendary Brian Jackson, Gil Scott-Heron’s original collaborator; Mark Egan of the Pat Metheny Group; Erik Lawrence of Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble Band; and drummer Ray Rizzo,Read more
The Literary Arts Committee of The Jersey City Arts Council presents the 1st Jersey City Poetry Festival. This nine day celebration of the written and spoken word is scheduled to take place during National Poetry Month, from April 21 to April 29, 2018 and will be a city wide event with a variety of scheduledRead more
Want more? Check us out at haveanight.com and follow us @haveanight_jc! Monday – February 12th Special Jazz Open Session @ The Brightside Tavern Head to the Brightside for a special jazz open session tonight starting at 7:30pm. Bring your instrument and join the jam, or kick back with some delicious food and drinks and enjoy one of theRead more
Want more? Check us out at haveanight.com and follow us @haveanight_jc! Monday – December 11th Jazz Night @ The Brightside Tavern Start your week with good eats and soothing Jazz sounds at The Brightside Tavern. Open session begins at 7:30pm. Tuesday – December 12th Trivia Tuesday @ Hudson Hall Hudson Hall hosts trivia night every Tuesday beginning atRead more
Want more? Check us out at haveanight.com and follow us @haveanight_jc! Monday – October 9th Yankees Game 4 @ VB3 First pitch is set for 7:08pm between the Yankees and Indians, and the Yankees must win to keep their World Series hopes alive. Watch all of the action on VB3’s 30 TVs and enjoy great eats and drinks.Read more
Want more? Check us out at haveanight.com and follow us @haveanight_jc! Monday – October 2nd Kitchen Open @ Low Fidelity Start your week right with some delicious eats and cocktails. Lo-Fi (located in The Heights) is now serving food from 5-10pm Monday-Thursday and 5-11pm Friday & Saturday. Tuesday – October 3rd Tuesday Tasting @ The Archer Head to TheRead more
Today is the big Riverview Jazz Festival, an amazing event featuring the most talented musicians from in and around Jersey City. I first heard Bryan Beninghove last year at the Festival, and took a mental note that I needed to interview him. Bryan is actually now one of the organizers of the Riverview Jazz Fest andRead more
About a month ago I was at a turning point in my blogging career, I lost myself in the “hustle,” trying to make a living, and grow the website. I was focused more on the sponsored articles (which are great and I am thankful, don’t get me wrong) and I was delegating the fun artistRead more
Want more? Check us out at haveanight.com and follow us @haveanight_jc! Monday – March 28th $5 Drafts & $10 Flights @ McGinley Square Pub Mondays aren’t so bad at McGinley Square Pub when $5 Drafts and $10 Beer Flights are involved! Tuesday – March 29th Craft Beer & Bourbon Night @ PJ Ryan’s $2 off Craft BeersRead more