Featuring Martin Howth, Big MAF, James “Teddy” DeWalt, Jr., Nathalia, Michael Matt, Rosario Drago and Kelsey Givens.

You’re invited to NJPAC’s virtual open mic! Every week, we’re spotlighting up-and-coming talent from all over New Jersey via Facebook Live. On June 10, tune in to watch our next set of homegrown stars:

  • Martin Howth is the project of jazz vocalist Audra Mariel, featuring meditative music with catchy hooks and thoughtful lyrics, looped live as you listen.
  • Big MAF is a rapper with a reggae flow. He’s a former member of Culture Posse and appeared on the Fugees’ The Score as well as Showtime at the Apollo.
  • James “Teddy” DeWalt, Jr. is an R&B vocalist with an old soul, influenced by artists like Luther Vandross, Will Downing and Avery Wilson.
  • Nathalia is a young singer and guitarist from Linden, NJ. She has been a public speaker with the New Jersey Orators since the age of eight.
  • Michael Matt is a singer and guitarist who is making the journey from performing alone in his basement to taking the stage live at Jersey Fresh.
  • Rosario Drago is a singer who performs catchy, feel-good dance music across Italian, American and Latin styles.
  • Kelsey Givens is a singer and actress originally from West Orange, NJ. She has performed in theater and film in New York.