Events & Tickets


Newark Downtown District 20th Anniversary Concert

The GRAMMY-winning Commodores (“Sail On,” “Brick House”), R&B favorite Eric Benét (“Georgy Porgy”) and other special guests turn out to celebrate 20 years of the Newark Downtown District with a free community concert at NJPAC!

Oct 16 , 2018

An Evening with Wyclef Jean

In partnership with NJPAC, the GRAMMY® Museum Experience™ Prudential Center is thrilled to welcome acclaimed musician, producer and three-time GRAMMY® winner Wyclef Jean to NJPAC for a special performance and conversation, hosted by GRAMMY Museum Founding Executive Director Bob Santelli.

Oct 16 , 2018
Spoken Word

The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival

The largest poetry festival in North America returns to NJPAC and Newark’s Downtown Arts District for four days of poetry readings, performances, discussions and music.

Oct 18 - 21 , 2018

Jazz Jam Sessions

Celebrating its fourth season, NJPAC’s free jazz series moves to Clement’s Place, the intimate new club in Newark’s downtown.

Oct 18 , 2018 - Jun 20 , 2019
Rock & Pop

Eric Johnson: Ah Via Musicom Tour

You’ll be in guitar heaven when GRAMMY-winning rock legend Eric Johnson and his original band perform their landmark 1990 album, Ah Via Musicom, live and in its entirety.

Oct 20 , 2018

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour

Multiple GRAMMY® Award winner and NJ’s own Ms. Lauryn Hill celebrates 20 years of her anthemic debut solo album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, with this exciting new world tour.

Oct 22 , 2018

Doris Kearns Goodwin - Speakers Series

Spend an evening of conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin as part of the New Jersey Speakers Series, seven powerful and enlightening programs presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Oct 25 , 2018

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Live in Concert

Don’t miss the fourth installment of Harry Potter in Concert when NJPAC hosts the full-length film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, projected in high-definition on a giant screen, with Oscar-nominated composer Patrick Doyle’s masterful score performed live by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.

Oct 27 , 2018
American Song

Too Marvelous for Words: Christine Ebersole and Robert Kimball Celebrate Johnny Mercer

Two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole (War Paint and Grey Gardens) arrives with musical theater historian Robert Kimball and a cabaret performance devoted to the work of Johnny Mercer.

Oct 27 , 2018