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been called the Gershwin of his
generation, the creative force behind
some of the most cherished recordings
in rock history. Brian Wilson’s work
has proved to be as powerful as faith,
as timeless as love and as heartfelt as
mercy. Wilson will be joined on stage
by former Beach Boys Al Jardine and
Blondie Chaplin for an evening of
virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro performs fan favorites,
music from his new release and holiday hits with a
Hawaiian twist. Jake’s trio will be joined by
singer-songwriter Thunderstorm Artis (Finalist from
The Voice) and percussionist Taku Hirano (Fleetwood
Mac, John Mayer, Bette Midler).
The world’s greatest entertainers unite for a
spell-binding and incredible holiday production – A MAGICAL
CIRQUE CHRISTMAS! Experience the magic of Christmas with
dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists,
accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live.
Get into the spirit of the season with this merry treat
that’s perfect for the entire family.
50th Anniversary! New Jersey Ballet's beloved annual tradition
enchants youngsters and grown-ups alike with splendid
dancing, eye-popping special effects and a touch of holiday
magic, set to Tchaikovsky's iconic score performed live by
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.
Starlight Society Presale: Tuesday,
July 20, at 10 am Member/Season Ticket Holder Presale*: Thursday,
July 22, at 10 am General Public: Friday,
July 23, at 10 am at mayoarts.org,
by phone at (973) 539-8008 or at the box office.
*Presale benefits available for Members ($150+
level) and Season Ticket Holders (patrons who
have purchased 5+ events to the current season). On the
day of your presale, simply log into your account to purchase tickets! No presale code needed
A Member And Buy Early!
MPAC members support our mission and get great
benefits including early access to all newly-added shows.
Membership starts at $150 and you can join online!
Join us this
summer for Arts in the Community, our FREE summer event
series! With our Arts in the Community program we continue our
commitment to providing creative arts programming to spaces outside
of the Theater. We strive to be inclusive and to provide
opportunities for local and emerging artist to perform, network and
Perez (That Saxophone Guy) is a
saxophonist and performer who has
shared the stage with legendary R&B
artists such as Toni Braxton and
Ginuwine. Nick Ryan is a
multi-instrumentalist, instructor, and
producer. With a sound ranging from the
“heartland rock” of Asbury Park to
“Memphis soul and modern pop, there’s a
taste of familiarity with his own
Ritmo Cubano’s musicians have played
with a virtual who’s who of Latin music
including Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin,
Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Willie Colon
and the Broadway show Hamilton.
Specializing in a tight Latin band
sound from solo guitar to a full size
salsa band, the group plays top hits
and classic Latin favorites including
Cuban, Puerto Rican and Dominican
MPAC's Arts in the Community Programs are
generously supported by ADP.
Virtual Partner Event
On The Rocks
Sunday, July 25, at 10:45 pm
Guster’s first ever headline concert at the
legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre, live from the
comfort of your home. The band will be accompanied
by the acclaimed Colorado Symphony Orchestra. It’s
Guster as you’ve never seen or heard them before.
U2 is one of the most exciting, sought
after tribute acts to hit the scene in
years! They recreate “U2” like no other
tribute band, honoring the music and
live experience of U2's 40+ year
career! In this concert, they will
commemorate the 30th anniversary of
U2’s 1991 artistic masterpiece, Achtung
Baby, as well as many other U2 hits.
This show will be performed at MPAC and
livestreamed for home viewing.
Laurel Canyon: A Tribute To
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Thursday, August 5, at 7:30 pm
Location: MPAC Mainstage
Laurel Canyon is an
acoustic tribute to the music of
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.
Consisting of Grammy Award winning
writer/producer Mark Hudson, Hall of
Fame songwriter Gary Burr, and singer
songwriter Mark Mirando, the trio
performs recreations of CSNY's seminal
works as well as songs from their early
bands and their solo years. This
show will be performed at MPAC and
livestreamed for home viewing.
From Frankie Valli to
Frank Sinatra to Figaro! The Jersey
Tenors are the newest opera/rock mashup
sensation, highlighting the music of
home state heroes like Frankie Valli
and the Four Seasons, Frank Sinatra,
Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen and Kool and
the Gang, along with other pop
favorites and a few iconic opera
classics in the mix as well.
Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain,
enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and
enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey.
IS GRATEFUL TO THE FOLLOWING DONORS WHOSE MAJOR SUPPORT HELPS
TO SUSTAIN THE GENERAL OPERATING NEEDS OF OUR ORGANIZATION