Check out some of our favorite venues.
THE WONDER BAR
The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park
Live Bands - Beach Vibes - Furry Friends!
Throughout the years the Wonder Bar has hosted some of our favorite shows, including The Green Parrot Reunion, ShamRock & Roll, Gedeon Luke, The Cast of One Last Waltz and more!
The Saint, Asbury Park
One of the top small live music venues in the world and the heart of the Asbury Park music scene, The Saint's mission is to present and preserve live original music here at the Jersey Shore.
Located at 601 Main Street in historic Asbury Park, New Jersey, The Saint is centrally located between New York City (70 minutes away) and Philadelphia (90 minutes).
Since first opening their doors on November 18, 1994, The Saint has presented the finest regional, national, and international touring acts. Our local scene is one of the best in the country and we often present 2-3 local acts each night in support of the touring road shows. This intimate venue has hosted over 300 shows a year since its inception and continues to welcome both local music fans as well as tourists from around the world.
National acts who have performed on our stage include Creed, Jewel, Joey Ramone, Cake, Incubus, Deftones, Everlast, Moe, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Cannibal Corpse, Hoobastank, String Cheese Incident, Matthew Good Band, Cowboy Mouth, Stereophonics, and many more famous and infamous
Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank
Originally opened in 1926 as Reade’s Carlton Theater, the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank is one of the nation’s most celebrated performing arts centers. The Basie is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in America, consistently recognized by Pollstar magazine as one of the nation’s top-performing live event venues, and everyone from Tony Bennett and Bruce Springsteen, to Ringo Starr and William J. “Count” Basie himself have performed on its historic stage.
At 90 years old and growing stronger, the Count Basie Center for the Arts aims to be the premier center for the performing and visual arts, inspiring, educating and entertaining through its diverse and engaging offerings and reflecting the diversity of the region. As a nonprofit organization, the Basie is committed to creating opportunities for participation and understanding the arts by collaborating with creators, organizations, and schools, and as a catalyst to harnessing the economic vitality of the arts and enriching our region’s quality of life.
The Paramount Theatre, Convention Hall & The Grand Aracade
Thanks to superior acoustics and stage visibility, the Paramount Theatre is the area’s premier venue for live performances. This distinguished venue has a unique atmosphere that has been described as being simultaneously grand and intimate, and offers a seating capacity of approximately 1,600 guests.
Convention Hall, along with the adjacent Paramount Theatre and the Grand Arcade connecting the two, is one of the most majestic landmarks on the Jersey Shore. Over the years, this historic entertainment venue has hosted legendary performances by Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Frank Sinatra, and the Rolling Stones, just to name a few. The Convention Hall extends over the beach and boasts a state-of-the-art stage area, spacious arena floor and a capacity of up to 3,600 guests
Asbury Park Music Foundation
The Asbury Park Music Foundation provides music-based programs, events and resources that generate opportunities for our youth, artists and community to succeed and build on Asbury Park’s legacy as a thriving, vibrant city "where music lives and music gives."
Funds raised by APMF support youth music programs at Hope Academy, the Lakehouse Academy, Hip Hop Institute at the Boys & Girls Club of Monmouth County and the Asbury Park High School.