Ask anyone about their experience in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and you’ll likely hear about the city’s famous music scene. Asbury is home to countless nightclubs and venues – one of the most popular being The House of Independents. This landmark hosts a number of concerts throughout the year as well as live theatre productions, comedy shows, movie premieres, and more. There’s also a balcony bar and restaurant. So when you’re in the mood for dinner and a show, The House of Independents is the place to go! Here’s what’s playing this summer.
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The House of Independents 2017 Summer Schedule
6/2 | Flashback Fridays: 90s Dance Party
6/2 | Drag Me to Pride
6/4 | Sarah Mo’s Second Annual Gender Bender
6/9 | PRB Presents: Chuck Ragan, Joe Jack Talcum and Jared Hart
6/10 | 90s by Nature Dance Party with Tyler Valentine
6/13 | Chris Gethard Podcast & Stand-Up
6/16 | Alanis Morissette Tribute
6/17 | Marc Muller’s Grateful Jamband
6/23 | Emo Night Brooklyn
6/29 | Live Band Karaoke
7/1 | 90s by Nature Dance Party: Blacklight Edition
7/21 | Flashback Fridays with DJ Funsize
8/10 | Whitney
8/16 | The Dead Daisies with Special Guest: The Dives
8/18 | The Juliana Theory
8/22 | The Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents: Toy Hinchcliffe
8/24 | Stoked for Summer the Bouncing Souls
8/25 | Tullamore DEW Presents: Asbury Park Summer Sampler Vol 2
8/25 | The Funny Fight: DJ Tyler VS. DJ Funsize
8/26 | Emo Night Brooklyn in Asbury Park
8/31 | Bobby Mahoney and The Seventh Son
Other Music Venues to Visit
The Stone Pony
One of New Jersey’s best-known music venues, The Stone Pony has served as a launch pad for music legends like Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, and Jon Bon Jovi. Since opening in 1973, many of the world’s most popular musical artists have played on its stage. This historic club is a must-see when you’re in Asbury.
The Saint is one of the top small live music venues in the world and is the heart of the Asbury Park music scene. National acts like Jewel, Joey Ramone, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and the Matthew Good Band have performed for just 150 fans at this intimate and enduring venue.
If you want to enjoy live music on the beach, check out Jams in the Sand. This free summer music festival takes place every Thursday from June through August. Concerts are held at Anchor’s Bend in Asbury and feature reggae artists like Flow Tribe, Roots of Creation, the Adam Ezra Group, and more.
Come Home to the Inns of Ocean Grove
After a memorable show at The House of Independents (or any other Asbury Park music venue!) take a short drive back to The Ocean Plaza Hotel or The Ocean View Inn. Our peaceful properties are just minutes from Asbury and offer a relaxing retreat after a night of fun. Enjoy beautifully appointed rooms, gracious service, and warm hospitality throughout your stay. We even provide a delicious breakfast each morning! Check our availability or give us a call at (732) 774-6552 to make your reservations. We look forward to having you!
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