NRG Acoustic comes to the Yappy Hour deck playing your favorite classic rock songs. Suggested donation is $5 for the benefit of animal rescue groups. The event runs from 2 to 5 pm.
Sunday: FARE THEE WELL VIEWING PARTY
Come to the Fare Thee Well Viewing Party with live music by Stringbean and the Stalkers and special guest James Dalton. Tickets are $10. Doors at 3 pm, bands at 4 pm and simulcast at 7 pm.
Monday: HAPPY MONDAYS
July's Happy Mondays start with Johnny B. Morbid, Franchise and The Black Sox Scandal. Doors at 8 pm and admission is free (21 & up admitted). Food and drink specials all night!
Thursday: THE REZILLOS
The legendary Scottish punk pranksters The Rezillos are back, and they're coming to the Wonder Bar on Thurs., July 9. The Disconnects and Von Mons open. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $18.50 in advance and $22 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Friday: XIMENA SARINANA
Actress and Grammy nominee Ximena Sarinana comes to the Wonder Bar on Friday, July 10. Alex Ferreira and The Kava Daphne open. Doors open at 7 pm. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Sun 7/12: ROSIE FLORES
Following her acclaimed appearance with Reverend Horton Heat at the Pony, the 'Rockabilly Filly' Rosie Flores is coming back to headline the Wonder Bar. Special guests Bar Brawl 3 open. Doors at 7 pm and tickets are $12.50 in advance, $15 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Mon 7/13: HAPPY MONDAYS
July's Happy Mondays continue with Ottawa, Beachfire and Paris Under Fire Doors at 8 pm and admission is free (21 & up admitted). Food and drink specials all night!
Fri 7/17: JULY JUBILEE
Dark City Entertainment presents a July Jubilee featuring Matt Wade, Feathers in the Shade, the Shady Street Show Band and Mad Feather Group. Doors are at 8 pm and admission is $10. Drink specials: $3 PBRs and $3 whiskey shots.
Sat 7/18: FIFTH ANNUAL SATO REUNION
This is a reunion of dogs from Puerto Rico, adopted through Monmouth County SPCA and Wag On Inn Rescue. It will benefit the Rescue Group in Puerto Rico which cares for the dogs. Suggested donation is $10. The event runs from noon to 5 pm.
Sat 7/18: JOE GRUSHECKY & THE HOUSEROCKERS
Joe, the Houserockers and tenor sax man Eddie 'Kingfish' Manion (E Street Band, Asbury Jukes, Robert Cray) will play music spanning Joe's entire career including the debut of select new songs. For 30 years publications such as Billboard, Rolling Stone and the Village Voice have hailed Joe as one of rock 'n' roll's most talented singer-songwriters. Chris Daniels & the Proof open. Doors at 7 pm, tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Thu 7/23: THE ALTERNATE ROUTES
The Alternate Routes (Tim Warren and Eric Donnelly) keep winning over fans with their solid, catchy songs and an explosive live show. They come to the WB on Thurs., July 23. Asbury Park's Chris Brown and Emily Grove open. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Sat 7/25: AUTUMN CITY
The Wonder Bar brings you Autumn City and Sundries, along with special guests Jon and the Jones, and Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors. Admission is $10 in advance and at the door. Doors open at 7:30 pm.
Fri 7/31: MIDSUMMER REVELRY
Dark City Entertainment presents Midsummer Revelry featuring The Battery Electric, Smalltalk, gods and GayGuy/StraightGuy. Doors are at 8 pm and admission is $10. Drink specials: $3 PBRs and $3 whiskey shots.
Sun 8/2: STAN RIDGWAY
Wall of Voodoo mastermind Stan Ridgway makes his way to the WB on Sun., Aug. 2. Britain's iconic NME music magazine calls him "equal parts Raymond Chandler and John Huston, Johnny Cash and Rod Serling." Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Fri 8/7: CATS UNDER THE STARS
Cats Under the Stars will play three sets of the music of Jerry Garcia in Asbury Park. Doors open at 7 pm and music starts at 8. Tickets are $12 in advance and at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Sat 8/8: GUITAR LEGEND DICK DALE
Dick Dale has been voted No. 31 among Rolling Stone's 100 greatest rock guitarists of all time. Dick incorporated staccato picking and mid-eastern scales into a sonic mix which became his trademark. In 1961 he released Let's Go Trippin, acknowledged as the very first recorded surf instrumental. In 1994 his classic Miserlou was chosen as the opening theme of Quentin Tarantino's blockbuster Pulp Fiction. Dick Dale is truly and without a doubt an American original. The Coffin Daggers and Black Flamingos open. Doors at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Wed 8/12: LOW CUT CONNIE
L.A. Weekly says "their ferocious live show is unmatched in all of rock right now." Low Cut Connie comes to the Wonder Bar on Wed., Aug. 12. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Fri 8/14: WILL HOGE
Sat 8/15: DRAMARAMA
Dramarama will play their greatest hits plus deep cuts and nuggets in a two-hour-plus show at the WB on Aug. 15. Jersey bred and LA-based alt-rock pioneers Dramarama recorded seven studio albums including 'Cinema Verite' and 'Vinyl' as well has hit singles 'Last Cigarette' and 'Anything, Anything.' Singer/songwriter John Easdale will be joined by lead and rhythm guitar player Peter Wood and lead guitarist Mark Englert. The show will be hosted by 'Anything, Anything' radio personality Rich Russo. The Easy Outs open. Doors at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $17.50 in advance and $23 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Wed 8/19: VINNIE PASTORE & THE GANGSTER SQUAD
Vinnie Pastore will be celebrating his birthday here at the WB on Wed., Aug. 19. He'll be bringing great musicians to the stage: Al Orlo, Tony 'Bocci' Amato, Frank Pisani, The Baron, John DeSanto, Joel Smith, Sammy Lamonica, Tommy Budha and of course Vinnie will be performing too! The Gangster Squad will play three sets starting at 8 pm. Admission is $10 in advance, $12 at the door.
Thu 10/8: TYLER WARD
Sat 10/17: METALACHI
Metalachi, the world's first and only heavy metal mariachi band, comes to the Wonder Bar on Sat., Oct. 17. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $12.50 in advance and $15 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).