The Sensational Soul Cruisers return to the Wonder Bar on Fri., April 28. Share a great night with great friends and the music of classic soul, R&B, Motown and disco. Doors at 8 pm, showtime 9:15. Tickets are $15 in advance (plus applicable surcharges).
The WB's annual benefit for MidAtlantic Bulldog Rescue starts at noon on the Yappy Hour deck. All breeds of dogs welcome and the weather is supposed to be beautiful so come down and support this great cause! Suggested donation $10 (21+ admitted).
The Jersey Shore's most eclectic cover band plays the Bee Gees to Ween and everything between, done Enjoy! style. Everyone attending will get a free download of their new original single, Baby I'm No Good. The Brendan Trophy Band opens. Presented by ElmThree. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $10 (plus applicable surcharges).
The Saint and ElmThree present Fortunate Youth at the Wonder Bar. Fortunate Youth is a collaboration of South Bay reggae stand-outs combining rootsy vibes and unique bass lines united with multiple harmonies, boisterous guitar solos and heavy keys. Joining them will be Josh Heinrich and Cas Haley & Iya Terra. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $17 in advance, $20 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Happy Mondays return May 1 with GayGuy/StraightGuy, Yawn Mower and Little Vicious. A big part of the local music scene for many years, the night of live music features independent bands and artists of all genres. Doors open at 7 pm, and music starts at 8:30. Admission is free and guests 21 and over are welcome to join in on the fun. Great food and drink specials all evening long.
The Project Matters presents Cymbals Eat Guitars at the Wonder Bar on Sat., May 6. Colton Kayser and Tyler Sarfert open. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Happy Mondays presents local favorites Smalltalk and Chris Brown AP along with headlining act Everymen, on tour all the way from Florida. A big part of the Asbury Park music scene for many years, the night of live music features independent bands and artists of all genres. Doors at 7 pm, music at 8:30. Admission is free and guests 21 and up are welcome. Great food and drink specials all evening long.
CBDB is a progressive jam band from Tuscaloosa, Alabama featuring a southern blend of elated funk and rock 'n' roll. Joining them will be Waiting on Mongo and Des and the Swagmatics. Presented by ElmThree. Doors at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 (plus applicable surcharges).
Jersey Shore favorites and the kings of party rock return for their annual Asbury show in May, with two long sets featuring BH originals. Special guests Decade (Neil Young tribute) open. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Support the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, the only agency to rescue marine mammals in the state. Enjoy live music from some of the best musicians at the Jersey Shore, as well as a gift basket auction, and a silent auction for an autographed guitar. Doors at 3:30 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
XEB, featuring ex-original members of Third Eye Blind perform the entire debut album with special guest Brad Ray. A VIP meet and greet includes early entry, access to XEB's soundcheck (where they will perform exclusive rare songs) and a pre-show photo opportunity and signing with Kevin, Tony and Arion. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance, $23 at the door, VIP $70 (plus applicable surcharges).
Join Harry for the premiere of his new album, Harry Filkin. The veteran Jersey Shore rocker and songwriter will debut his first album at the Wonder Bar. Show up ready to rock! Doors open at 7:30 pm. Ticket buyers receive a complimentary CD. Tickets are $12 (plus applicable surcharges).
On the heels of their anxiously awaited new album Terrible Human Beings, The Orwells come to the Wonder Bar on Sun., May 28. The Walters open. Doors at 8 pm. Tickets are $19 in advance, $21 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
East Coast Classic Scooter Rally presents The Slackers with special guests Boomshot and Steady Sound System with DJs Greene Goblin and Judge Knotte. The Slackers mix Jamaican Rock 'N' Roll with equal parts grit and grace. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance, $22 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
JT Bowen and the Mighty Kings of Soul (featuring members of Uptown Horns, NY Blues Hall of Fame and Blues Brothers) join special guests Glenn Alexander & Shadowland (featuring members of the Asbury Jukes). Doors at 8 pm. Tickets are $16 in advance, $18 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Join us for Willie's first ever Wonder Bar appearance as he and the band pay homage to the most influential force in 20th century popular music with the debut of his new album, Positively Bob - Willie Nile Sings Bob Dylan. Willie will also perform faves and nuggets (some that you may not have heard in a long time) spanning his incredible career in a captivating and dynamic two-plus hour show. "Call out the fire department," says Willie. "It's gonna be a barn burner!" Doors at 8 pm. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Tragedy: The All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees & Beyond, is an over-the-top bombast of disco, metal, glitter and magic. Doors at 8:30 pm. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Americana working class rocker Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers will feature music spanning Joe's entire career, including select new songs that he'll debut July 8 at the WB. Joe D'Urso & Stone Caravan opens. Doors at 8 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
See the Jim Morrison celebration featuring Wild Child on Thurs., Aug. 10 at the Wonder Bar. Memphis Crawl opens. Doors at 8 pm and tickets are $20 (plus applicable surcharges).
Guitar legend Dick Dale has been voted No. 31 in Rolling Stone's 100 greatest rock guitarists of all time. He pioneered the use of reverberation as well as custom made Fender amps, including the first ever 100-watt guitar amp capable of producing distorted "thick, clearly defined tones" at "previously undreamed of volumes." Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $37.50 in advance, $40 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
War at the Shore is three days of punk, oi!, ska and reggae at the beach, with 15 bands plus DJs spinning boss sounds all weekend. Doors each day at 8 pm. Three-day pass tickets are $60 (plus applicable surcharges).