NEEDED: COATS, CAPS, GLOVES, MITTENS, SCARES, ETC!
The City of Asbury Park invites you to donate new or gently-worn winter wear for men, women, and children as well as non-perishable foods through January 11, at the Municipal Building. More info here .
The City of Asbury Park presents a Public Participation Meeting for the North End Boardwalk Project on Tuesday, January 15th from 7pm to 9pm at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School. Attendees will walk around to different stations where they will be presented with draft design options for the North End Boardwalk area and will have the opportunity to provide immediate feedback on the designs. The draft designs are based on ideas collected from concerned residents, visitors and businesses.
Help shape the future of Sunset Park with the Public Participation Meeting for the Sunset Lake Master Plan at City Hall's Council Chambers on Wednesday, January 16 at 7pm. Attendees will be asked to provide their comments on improvements to Sunset Lake and Park.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 10
Asbury Park Brewery : Aftermath Collective and Beehive Collective celebrate 1 year of Beehive with Have a Good Season, Ragged Lines, and OFFTOP (7pm)
The Asbury Hotel : Soundbooth Open Mic (8pm, free)
FRIDAY, JANUARY 11
The Stone Pony: Channeling Cornell, the Chris Cornell tribute with music from Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of the Dog, and Cornell's solo work. Joined by the Fighting Foo's, the ultimate Foo Fighters tribute band (7pm, $12/$15)
The Wonder Bar: blues-infused rock and roll with swampy undertones from ANthony Krizan, also known as the lead guitarist for the Spin Dotors. Joined by John Ginty, blues solo artist also seen performing with the Dixie Chicks and the Allman Betts Band (7pm)
Asbury Park Brewery : Jean Pool, the Planet You, and Sunshine Spazz (7pm)
The Saint : rock and punk with Hot Blood, Pony, Lowlight, and more (7:30pm, $10)
Tim McLoone's Supper Club : Decade, a Neil Young tribute band performing Young's 1993 MTV unplugged concert (8pm, $30)
Robinson Ale House : Quincy Mumford (8pm)
The Asbury Hotel : Brittney on Fire presents Roulette, Aurin, Alright Junior, and Brian Rothenbeck (9pm, free)
Scott Sharrard at the Wonder Bar
SATURDAY, JANUARY 12
The Stone Pony: Judas Priestess, the world's only all-lady tribute to Judas Priest in a 9 year anniversary show. Joined by Broken Past and AC/DC tribute band Powerage (7pm, $17/$20)
Asbury Park Brewery : Hundreds of AU, IDES, Second Arrow, Coward, and Kissies (7pm)
The Wonder Bar : Scott Sharrard, 2018 Grammy nominee and touring guitarist for the Gregg Allman Band (7pm, $15/$20)
Tim McLoone's Supper Club : Gonzo's Funky Family featuring Layonne Holmes, with special guest Eryn O'Ree (8pm, $10)
Robinson Ale House : From Blue, To Greene (8pm)
The Asbury Hotel : Elk and Ward Duo (9pm, free)
SUNDAY, JANUARY 13
Shoppes at the Arcade: Musicians on a Mission present the British Invasion open mic and food drive, hosted by Tom Johnston and featuring 15 musicians performing their favorite British invasion hits and other songs (11:30am, $5)
The Stone Pony: LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST kicks off with Cover Me, featuring the Carl Gentry Band, Bell Bottom Blues, Moroccan Sheepherders, Bob Burger in a Tom Petty tribute, CSN Songs, and Best of the Eagles (2:30pm, $18)
The Asbury Hotel : Sandy Mack Sunday Jam (4pm, free)
Asbury Park Brewery : Emperor X, Fire is Motion, Yellowfront, and Blaise (7pm)
Tim McLoone's Supper Club : LOD Winterfest: the Albert Lee Band, joined by the Michael Patrick Band (7:30pm)
TUESDAY, JANUARY 15
The Asbury Hotel : Jam Session with the Brue Crew (5pm, free)
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16
The Asbury Hotel : Tara Dente, Christine Mitchell, and Sahara Moon (8pm, free)
Sensational Soul Cruisers at Tim McLoone's Supper Club
THURSDAY, JANUARY 17
The Wonder Bar: LOD WINTERFEST: Sandy Mack's Wonder Jam, joined by Resurrextion, PDub, Cosmic Jerry, Strumberry Pie, Dogs in a Pile, Pete Tonti, Waiting on Mongo, Kevin Hill, and Karmic Juggernaut (7pm, $15)
House of Independents: LOD WINTERFEST: Kick off Party with Remember Jones, Marc Ribler's Red, White and Brit tribute to the Who, Williams Honor, Johnny Piasano's Rock n Roll Pizzeria (7pm, $22.50)
Tim McLoone's Supper Club : LOD WINTERFEST: the Sensational Soul Cruisers (7:30pm, $20)
The Asbury Hotel : Soundbooth Open Mic (8pm, free)
FRIDAY, JANUARY 18
The Saint : LOD WINTERFEST: rock heavy with Kenny K and the Way, Steve Conte, and Colossal Street Jam (7pm)
The Stone Pony: LOD WINTERFEST: the Asbury Angels induction, plus The Ventures, The Weeklings, Bocci and the Bad Boys, Billy Walton Band, Hans Ludvigsson, Thompson and Trippiedi in a Tone tribute, Milly, Martin Pretorious, Black Flamingos, Peter Hoglint, Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son, Pat Foran, and Mike Rocket Band (7pm, $28/$33)
The Wonder Bar : LOD WINTERFEST: Open Mic (7pm)
House of Independents: LOD WINTERFEST: Friday Night Live featuring Dramarama, with the Grip Weeds and the Easy Outs (7pm, $0)
Asbury Park Brewery : Toy Cars, ManDancing, prim, Carpool, and Lily Grave (7pm)
Asbury Lanes : Mineral, joined by Tancred (8pm)
Robinson Ale House : Rob Dye (8pm)
Tim McLoone's Supper Club: LOD WINTERFEST: Slippery When Wet, the ultimate Bon Jovi tribute band (8:15pm, $15)
The Asbury Hotel : LOD WINTERFEST: the Burns, Sam Sims Band, and Jackson Pines (9pm, free)
The Asbury Hotel : LOD WINTERFEST: Bobby Mahoney late night open mic (12am, free)
SATURDAY, JANUARY 19
The Saint : LOD WINTERFEST: Women of Song, featuring Mary McCrink, Taylor Tote, Strumberry Pie, Jo Wymer, The Wag, Pam McCoy, Martin Howth, and Jennifer Santamaria (12pm, $8/$12)
The Wonder Bar : LOD WINTERFEST: Asbury Blues, featuring Jo Bonanno and the GOdsons of Sou, Sandy Mack Allstars, James Dalton, Wonderful Winos, Norman Seldin, Sharon Lasher Trio, RB3, and Poppa John Bug (12pm)
Downtown Asbury Park : LOD WINTERFEST: Asbury Underground. The 13th annual music and art crawl, featuring 37 performances by over 60 musicians, playing largely original music, in 15 different locations downtown. (1pm, free)
Tim McLoone's Supper Club : LOD WINTERFEST: Jeffrey Gaines, with guests Miss Emily and Kiyomi, with Lisa Bianco on guitar (1pm)
Paramount Theater : LOD WINTERFEST: the main event! Bob's Birthday Bash, raising funds for research and treatment for Parkinson's Disease (7pm, $33)
The Saint : LOD WINTERFEST: rock with the Morgan Freemasons, featuring Lou Montesano of Status Green, joined by the Vansaders, Geena and Dragster, and the Board Lords (7pm, $8/$12)
The Stone Pony : LOD WINTERFEST: The Weight Band, featuring Jim Reider from the Band, Brian Mitchell from the Levon Helm Band, and more in a tribute to the songs of the Band plus original tracks that compliment their legacy. Joined by Illegally Blind and the Unknowns (7pm, $25/$32)
House of Independents: LOD WINTERFEST: a night of funk and soul featuring Quincy Mumford and the Reason Why, with the Colossal Street Jam (7pm, $18)
The Wonder Bar : LOD WINTERFEST: Full Tilt Boogie with Christine Martucci, Billy Hector Band, and Popa Chubby (7pm)
Asbury Park Brewery : punk and metal with Wall Breaker, Drowse, Tough Sh*t, Stinger, and Axxe Crazy (7pm)
Robinson Ale House : Marc Muller (8pm)
The Asbury Hotel : LOD WINTERFEST: Pam Flores Band, Virago, and Hideaway (9pm, free)
The Well Wish at the Saint
SUNDAY, JANUARY 20
The Saint : LOD WINTERFEST: Musicians on a Mission, featuring Sonic Blume, The Extensions, The Well Wish, High Season, and Dan Amato and the Sentimental Gentlemen (12pm)
The Stone Pony : LOD WINTERFEST: Kids Rock (12pm)
House of Independents: an artist showcase with Concert Crave (4pm, $15)
The Asbury Hotel : Sandy Mack Sunday Jam (4pm, free)
Tim McLoone's Supper Club : LOD WINTERFEST: Songwriters by the Sea (6:16pm, $25)
Asbury Park Brewery : Anti Flag and the Scandals (7pm, SOLD OUT)
Hotel Tides: jazz trio Working Douglas, with distinctive interpretations of great American and Brazilian jazz standards (7pm, free)
Tim Horn at the Hotel Tides
Hotel Tides: photographer Tim Horn, with selections from the Dark City Mermen calendar, and Horn's original work. The opening reception is Friday, January 18 from 7pm to 9pm. More info here.
Palette ArtSpace: "Cold Pop!" summer warmth with the mermaids and surfers of Robert Piersanti, plus a series of female portraits by French artist Faustine Badrichani. More info here.
Parlor Gallery: "Gilt by Association" an exhibit celebrating and exploring ornamentation and adornment in art. Featuring art by Ellen Stagg, Michela Martello, Chris Guest, Jennifer Gennari, Rose Freymuth-Frazier, Ellen Greene, Darla Teagarden, Victoria Selbach, Van Wifvat and Kelly Bugden, and Beau Stanton and Elizabeth Wagget. The exhibit runs through January 15. More info here.
Exhibit No.9: "House Show III" More info here.
Hotel Tides: art by Kim Palumbo. More info here.
On the Basis of Sex at the ShowRoom
ON THE BASIS OF SEX
Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg brings a groundbreaking case before the US Court of Appeals, hoping to overturn a century of gender discrimination.
BEN IS BACK
When 19-year-old Ben unexpectedly returns home on Christmas, it begins a turbulent 24 hours in which new truths are revealed and a mother's undying love for her son is tested as she does all she can to keep him safe.
FREE SOLO
an intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to climb the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park... without a rope
The ShowRoom presents Horn From the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story on Monday, January 14 at 7:30pm. This documentary covers the life and career of legendary blues musician Butterfield, who as a teenager in the south side of Chicago learned from the original masters performing in his backyard, especially lifelong mentor and friend Muddy Waters. More info here.
Graveyard Shift and the ShowRoom presents a screening of John Carpenter's They Live on Friday, January 18 at 10pm. A rugged loner stumbles upon a terrifying discovery: ghoulish creatures are masquerading as humans, controlling the public through subliminal advertising messages. More info here.
So You Want to be a Comedian? returns to the Anchor's Bend on Thursday, January 10 and Thursday January 17 for a comedy open mic open to all, from comedic masters to newbies who just want to try out some stuff! The event is free and starts at 8pm, more info here.
Gothic Poetry and Prose Night at Paranormal Books and Curiosities
Paranormal Books and Curiosities hosts a Gothic Poetry and Prose Night at the Salon on Saturday, January 19 at 7:30pm. Come and share your original short fiction or poetry, dark in matter and free in structure. More info here.
Kula Cafe and KYDS present One Mic One Soul on Saturday, January 19 at 5:30pm, a night of spoken word, poetry, dance, music, and all uplifting art forms! More info here.
Art629 presents a Life Drawing Class on Friday, January 11 from 7pm to 9pm, featuring a live model. All are welcome, regardless of experience, and the instructed class includes advice and guidance for those who want it, as well as drawing materials. Cost is $20, more info here.
KYDS presents Mindful Meditation Mondays at Kula Cafe on Monday, January 14 at 5:30pm. All are welcome to this free session, to try out the physical, social, mental, and emotional benefits of meditation. More info here.
Trinity Episcopal Church hosts Community Yoga on Tuesday, January 15 at 6pm, free and welcome to all! More info here.
Asbury Lanes presents Tandem Cycle for Survival on Saturday, January 19. The class includes great music from DJ ZA, talented instructors, and a supportive environment. 100% of every donation to Cycle for Survival goes to research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. The classes are at 9am and 10:30am, and are $40 per class. More info here.
The Asbury Hotel hosts Winter Flea: New Year Market on Saturday, January 12, with incredible vendors including East Coast Alchemy, Dawn Spoon Rings, Stella Luna Candles, Interwoven, Tobin Connor Shop, Jesse Knecht Photography, ChowBella Biscuits, Penelope Boutique, and more! Plus drinks and food, and the musical stylings of DJ Alex J. The market runs from 2pm to 6pm, more info here.
House of Independents: Emo Night Brooklyn returns on January 11, with doors opening at 9pm and a $10 cover
Paradise and the Empress Hotel :      Weekly Events include Drag Wars Contest on 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month, Wepa Wednesdays Latin Night (on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month), Thursday 90's Freestyle Palooza with Jeanie Pepe, "A Taste of Honey" Friday Night Drag Show hosted by Miss Paradise Honey Davenport & dancing til 2am, Country Line Dancing Saturdays 7-10pm, Saturday Night Dance Party 10pm-2am featuring the hottest DJs, Sunday Therapy 2pm-7pm & Karaoke 9pm-closing. 

Georgie's : "the Gay 'Cheers' of Asbury Park," with pool, beer pong, Go-Go boys, karaoke extravaganzas on Wednesdays and Saturdays, Lady Marisa's Glitter and Glam show every Thursday, twice weekly free food buffet, Ladies Nights the first Friday of every month, Sunday Funday football drink specials and buffet, and special events every night of the week.

The Asbury Hotel : Enjoy DJs spinning tunes every weekend, Sunday Night Trivia hosted by Gentleman Jim Norton, Not Your Average Game Night with DJ Jack the Ripper on Tuesdays, dance parties on the outdoor rink, and more. 
All City Committee and Council meetings are open to the public and we encourage attendance! Visit  www.cityofasburypark.com  for updates to the schedule and meeting locations.
Parking Committee: Thursday, January 10 at 5:30pm

Wellness Committee: Friday, January 11 at 1pm

Housing Authority Board: Monday, January 14 at 6pm

North End Boardwalk Public Participation Meeting: Tuesday, January 15 at 7pm

Business Committee: Wednesday, January 16 at 10am

Quality of Life Committee: Wednesday, January 16 at 5:30pm

APTV Committee: Wednesday, January 16 at 6pm

Sunset Lake Public Participation: Wednesday, January 16 at 7pm

Deal Lake Commission: Thursday, January 17 at 7pm
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