Concerts in NJ: The List Everyone Needs For 2023

Concerts in NJ For 2023:

Nothing lights up the soul like seeing performance artists stand before you live, singing the words to your favorite song. No matter one’s walk of life, once you walk through the venue doors, everyone is there for the same reason: to enjoy great music. The feeling is truly unmatched during such an immersive experience, so here is a list of the best concerts and live performances in NJ this upcoming year.

MetLife Stadium (East Rutherford, NJ)

MetLife Stadium at the Meadowlands Sports Complex celebrates the world’s largest events on the world’s greatest stage. Here are some of the scheduled concerts for the upcoming New Year.

Morgan Wallen – One Night at a Time World Tour

Branded as the 2022 American Music Awards Favorite Male Artist and the winner of Favorite Country Song, Morgan Wallen is taking his tour to Metlife Stadium on May 19 & 20, 2023 with special guests Parker McCollum, ERNEST & Bailey Zimmerman.

Taylor Swift- The Eras Tour

Taylor Swift is coming to MetLife Stadium on her Taylor Swift | Eras Tour on May 26, 27, & 28, 2023 with special guests Phoebe Bridgers, GAYLE, Gracie Abrams, and OWENN. 

Ed Sheeran “+ – = ÷ x Tour”

Award-winning and esteemed musician Ed Sheeran is hitting MetLife Stadium this summer for the first time since his history-making “Divide Tour” in 2018. With multi-platinum guests Khalid and Dylan sharing the stage, secure your tickets for the Ed Sheeran “+ – = ÷ x Tour” on June 10 & 11, 2023.


The culturally-iconic “Queen Bey” is headlining at Metlife Stadium on July 29, 2023, for her RENAISSANCE WORLD TOUR, shortly following the release of her seventh studio album, RENAISSANCE. BEYONCÉ is a global superstar, ready to put on an unforgettable performance this summer.

Metallica M72 World Tour

Metallica M72 comes to MetLife Stadium on their World Tour on August 4 & 6, 2023, presenting a no-repeat weekend with uniquely designed setlists and lively special guests. 

Prudential Center (Newark, NJ)

The Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, home to the New Jersey Devils of the NHL, is prime real estate for entertainment and enthusiastic concert-goers. Here is the impressive schedule for concerts at the Prudential Center in 2023.

Marc Anthony “Vivendo” Tour

Grammy and award-winning musician Marc Anthony will return to the Prudential Center for his “Vivendo” Tour this February 11, 2023. His energetic performance and music will keep you on your toes as you dance the night away.

John Mayer

John Mayer just announced he will embark on his first-ever solo acoustic tour at the Prudential Center on March 11, 2023, with special performances on piano and electric guitar.

Keith Sweat & Guy – Legacy Tour

The iconic R&B group has announced their headlining Legacy Tour ’23. They will bring their talents for a soulful performance to the Prudential Center on March 19, 2023.

Rauw Alejandro

Puerto Rican singer and songwriter Rauw Alejandro, known as the “King of Modern Reggaeton,” is performing at the Prudential Center on March 23, 2023. This lively and electric performance will be one you won’t want to miss.

Ana Gabriel

Mexican singer and songwriter Ana Gabriel is heading to Newark on March 31, 2023. Her renowned talent and performances of different genres have granted her several accolades and recognition as La Diva de América.

The Eagles ‘Hotel California’ Tour

The Eagles, a six-time Grammy Award-winning group, is taking their tour to the Prudential Center on April 7, 2023 featuring their legendary album “Hotel California.” The Newark show will be the band’s only performance in the Northeast, with premium VIP packages and special hit performances that you won’t want to miss.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band return to their homeland of New Jersey on April 14, 2023, joining forces for the first time since 2017. 

WDHA Rock the Rock Fest

WDHA’s Rock the Rock Fest, with exhilarating performances from Breaking Benjamin, The Pretty Reckless, Beartooth, and Dorothy, makes its way to the Prudential Center on April 28, 2023.

Anita Baker – The Songstress Tour

Eight-time Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker will host a groundbreaking performance at the Prudential Center on May 10, 2023.

Carrie Underwood Denim & Rhinestones Tour

American country singer Carrie Underwood will premiere her upcoming album in her Denim & Rhinestones Tour at the Prudential Center on June 10, 2023, with special guest Jimmie Allen.

The Stone Pony (Asbury, NJ)

The Stone Pony of Asbury Park has been a catalyst behind the music scene since opening its doors in 1974. Some of history’s best musical performances fuel the infamous legacy at The Stone Pony. Here are the scheduled performances in 2023.

 Tramps Like Us

The nation’s # 1 Springsteen tribute band will be visiting The Stone Pony on January 27, 2023, for a “specialty show.” The group captures Springsteen’s classic and timeless sound with over 140 songs performed by seasoned musicians.

G. Love & Special Sauce- Flying Embers Tour ’23

American rock band G. Love & Special Sauce are known for their unique sound that blends blues, hip hop, rock, and soul into groundbreaking performances. The group will make their way to The Stone Pony on February 3, 2023.

American Cover Story

American Cover Story is headlining at The Stone Pony on February 4, 2023, for the first Summer Showcase of 2023. This gives bands the opportunity to be considered for Big Summer Events at The Stone Pony.

 Splintered Sunlight – Grateful Dead Tribute 

A rocking band that pays tribute to The Grateful Dead is a nostalgic and riveting performance that you won’t want to miss. With special guests soon to be announced, get your tickets to see Splintered Sunlight on February 17, 2023, in Asbury Park. 

Emo Night Brooklyn

Emo Night Brooklyn is a late-night, DJ dance party that blasts all of your favorite emo and pop-punk tunes. This gratifying event will be at The Stone Pony on February 25, 2023.

Summer Showcase

The Stone Pony will host its Summer Showcase on February 26, 2023 with NJ bands Shallow Green, Girlbossnova, Isabella Pombrio, Thomas W. Hagan, Butterfly Garden, Creepshop, Holzi, Madhavi, and Daze.

Real Friends & Knuckle Puck 

Real Friends & Knuckle Puck lead vocalists Dan Lambton and Joe Taylor are collaboratively working on new music and are excited to perform their creative project at The Stone Pony on March 10, 2023.


Grayscale is an alternative rock band from Philadelphia, PA with record label hits, lead vocalists, rhythm guitarists, and talented drummers ready to rock the night away in Asbury Park on March 22, 2023.


Joywave is an American indie rock band with a lineup of Daniel Armbruster, Joseph Morinelli, and Paul Brenner. Their soulful music captures a fantastic production and performance and they will be coming to The Stone Pony on April 2, 2023.

The Wallflowers

Winning a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group, The Wallflowers, will come to The Stone Pony on May 11, 2023. The Wallflowers is an American rock solo project of American singer-songwriter Jakob Dylan.

PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel, NJ)

The PNC Bank Arts Center hosts many of the best concerts in NJ from May through September for an immersive and unforgettable summer musical experience. Here is the concert schedule for 2023 with more to come.

Luke Bryan- Country On Tour 2023

For those who love country music, American country singer and songwriter Luke Bryan just announced his new tour for 2023 that will be making headlines at PNC Bank Arts Center on June 24, 2023.

Sad Summer Festival 2023 Presented by Journeys & Converse

The Sad Summer Festival Presented by Journeys and Converse is coming to PNC Bank Arts Center with performances from an array of artists like Taking Back Sunday, The Maine, PVRIS, Hot Mulligan, and more on July 14, 2023.

Matchbox Twenty

Matchbox Twenty, a classic rock band with lead vocalist Rob Thomas and his instrumental members, will make their way to PNC on July 15, 2023.

Bret Michaels– Parti Gras Tour 2023

Bret Michaels is headed to PNC Bank Arts Center on July 16, 2023, on his limited-time Parti Gras Tour. Michaels launched this tour to celebrate his fans, so join together for electrifying special guests and nightly surprises.

Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews band, an American rock band with lead singer Dave Matthews, bassist Stefan Lessard, drummer, and backing vocalist Carter Beauford, violinist and backing vocalist Boyd Tinsley, and saxophonist LeRoi Moore are coming to PNC Bank Arts Center on July 18, 2023.

Fall Out Boy- So Much For (Tour) Dust

One of the most famous American rock bands, Fall Out Boy, will make their way to PNC Bank Arts Center on August 5, 2023. This electrifying and groundbreaking performance will be one not to miss this summer.

Goo Goo Dolls – The Big Night Out Tour

The Goo Goo Dolls are eager to put on an electrifying rock and roll performance on the stage of PNC Bank Arts Center for The Big Night Out Tour. They are renowned for their classic hits that will make you feel a wave of emotions on August 12, 2023.

Foreigner– The Historic Farewell Tour (September 3, 2023)

In the realm of rock and roll, the British-American band Foreigner is coming to Holmdel, NJ for a legendary performance on September 3, 2023. With hit songs like “I Want to Know What Love Is” and “Waiting for a Girl Like You,” you won’t want to miss their timeless and iconic appearance.

Zac Brown Band – From The Fire Tour

For those who love country music, Zac Brown Band’s passionate performance will be one not to miss at PNC Bank Arts Center this October 7, 2023.

Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre (Red Bank, NJ)

The Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre at the Count Basie Center is renowned as the performing arts center in Red Bank, New Jersey, hosting endless events worth paying a visit to.

The Immediate Family Band 

The Immediate Family Band is an elite rock and roll group composed of four well-versed and respected musicians. Join them for their performance on January 12, 2023.

TUSK– The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Experience 

TUSK is the world’s number one tribute band to Fleetwood Mac. Secure your tickets now for their special visit to Red Bank on January 13, 2023.

Greensky Bluegrass

Greensky Bluegrass is a five-piece American band touring with fascinating special effects and a full-light show on January 18, 2023, exclusively at the Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre.

Summer of Love

Glen Burtnik brings classic rock and roll to Red Bank with iconic performances from the Woodstock Music and Art Festival in 1969. With tribute music from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, and other renowned artists, this concert on February 25, 2023 will be a highlight of your concert-going experiences.  

The Life of George Michael

English singer and songwriter George Michael is one of the best-selling musicians of all time with impressive sales of over 120 million records worldwide. His creative force in exacting compelling performances and musical productions will be an enthralling show at the Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre on March 9, 2023.

Best of the Eagles

Best of the Eagles is the most exact interpretation of the Eagles in America. This tribute band will be performing at the Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre on March 25, 2023.

Almost Queen

Almost Queen is a four-piece band that delivers live performances showcasing the signature sound of the iconic QUEEN. This tribute band captures the essence of the live energy to perform the ultimate QUEEN tribute experience and will be coming to Red Bank on April 22, 2023.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (Atlantic City, NJ)

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers world-class entertainment and has an exciting lineup with some of the best concerts in NJ this upcoming year.

Mötley Crüe & Def Leppard – The World Tour 

The most extensive North American tour of 2022 with more than 1.3 million tickets sold, Mötley Crüe & Def Leppard are hot off of the press in preparation for The World Tour in 2023. Secure your tickets for the Atlantic City show on February 10 & 11, 2023.

Billy Strings

Billy Strings is an electric performer across all genres of music with elements of heavy metal, psychedelic music, and classic rock. He’s making his way to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City on February 16, 17, & 18, 2023.


American rapper with some of the largest hits worldwide, Pitbull will be coming to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on March 10 & 11, 2023, for a performance that will keep you on your toes. Dance the night away and secure your tickets now.

The Killers 

The Killers are bringing their eternally popular hits to Atlantic City on March 16, 2023 for a top-notch performance for all music lovers alike. Get your tickets for an enthralling show with top hits that will have you singing along every word.

Janet Jackson 

American singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer Janet Jackson does it all. She is a show-stopping performer and will be at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on May 20, 2023.

Keith Urban 

Keith Urban is a driving force for country music, winning many Grammy and Country Music Awards. Helping to redefine the rules of contemporary country music, his performances in Atlantic City on September 1 & 2, 2023 will be worth the wait.

Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown Band will be making a stop in Atlantic City on September 15, 2023, with special guests King Calaway. This performance will have you singing the words to all of your favorite hits by this renowned country music band.

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