Experience New Jersey’s First-Ever Statewide Arts Extravaganza

Celebrate talent, diversity and creativity at North to Shore, New Jersey’s first-ever statewide arts extravaganza of music, comedy, poetry, theater, film and technology. This epic, multi-faceted event will showcase some of the world’s most spectacular performers in Atlantic City, Asbury Park and Newark over the course of three consecutive (and extremely entertaining!) weeks in June.

Atlantic City June 4 – 11

Asbury Park June 14 – 18

Newark June 21 – 25

In keeping with Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy’s vision to celebrate the Garden State’s legacy in arts and innovation, North to Shore will bring together 50+ stages, theaters and other indoor and outdoor spaces to honor Jersey-wide artistic excellence. Venues include: The Wonder Bar and The Stone Pony outdoor stage in Asbury Park, Prudential Center in Newark, Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall and Tropicana in Atlantic City, as well a multitude of performance areas in and around those cities.

From concerts to comedy to movies and presentations from leaders in tech and business, you’ll find it at the North to Shore festival. The amazing lineup highlights a mix of rising stars and global headliners, both New Jersey’s own and those who represent the diversity of our state.

Artists currently scheduled to appear include: Alanis Morissette with special guest Aimee Mann, pop-rock powerhouse Demi Lovato, Santana, the Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour (Loni Love, B. Simone, Jackie Fabulous & Nene Leakes), The Smithereens with Marshall Crenshaw, multi-Latin GRAMMY® winner Marisa Monte, Halsey, singer/songwriter Brian Fallon, multi-platinum-selling, GRAMMY® winning singer/songwriter Natalie Merchant, the Sensational Soul Cruisers, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, American actor, comedian, author and podcaster Bill Burr, comedian Ross Matthews, Puerto Rican reggaeton singer/songwriter Jay Wheeler, multi-talented Nicole Atkins, Daymond John, comedians Stephen Colbert and Jim Gaffigan, the B-52s and multi-platinum indie singer/songwriters Colbie Caillat and Gavin DeGraw. The list of performers continues to grow. Check here for the most updated list.

Enjoy art. Dance. Food. Sports. Pop-up gatherings and surprise guests. Conversational panels, stand-up shows, keynote speakers, tribute bands, art classes, acting and lighting workshops, concerts and film screenings add to the excitement of North to Shore’s thrilling calendar of events.

Detailed performance and ticket information for each city is available on the festival website northtoshore.com.

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