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Thu

Aug 13

7:30 PM

STILETTO AND THE SAXMAN

On this night you can join us, on your favorite device, and tickle those memories with the fabulous DOREEN AND JOE ARMINIO'S performance LIVE as the sing and sway the night away with songs of the 50's, 60's and years of carefree sounds. NOTE 7:30 start time you don't want to miss a moment.
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Thu

Aug 27

8:00 PM

BELL BOTTOM BLUES

The bellbottom Blues was formed in 2007 with the vision of providing an audience with a True Eric Clapton Experience. Through its evolution the band has been carefully constructed to create the essence of the Clapton sound, from his Guitar arrangements to his distinctive Vocal sound. This is what separates The Bell Bottom Blues from all others and makes us Unique in the market. We have been told time and time again by our Audiences and Fans that "they close their eyes during a show and could swear that they were actually at a Clapton concert.

- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ

Alive! ’75 LIVE STREAM FROM THE STRAND

The ULTIMATE Classic KISS Tribute will bring the Alive! album "TO LIFE"!

C’mon & celebrate the 45th anniversary of KISS’ iconic Alive! album as they bring it TO LIFE for one-night only! This event includes a complete, "cover-to-cover" performance of the Alive! album as well as their one-of-a-kind 1975 flashback / time-warp pre-show experience!

JR Smalling, KISS’s original Road Manager and “The Voice” of the Alive! album called Alive! ’75 “the closest that you’re gonna get to the real glory days of KISS!” See for yourself why Alive! ‘75 is something different. They are truly, the ULTIMATE Classic KISS experience! No KISS tribute delivers a COMPLETE, classic KISS Tribute experience like Alive! ’75!
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sat

Sep 26

8:00 PM

JAMES D'AMICO PRESENTS

CLASSIC LYNYRD SKYNRD LIVE WITH

"""SOUTHERN STEEL"""

ALL YOUR FAVORITE SKYNYRD SING ALONG SONGS FROM ""SIMPLE MAN"" TO ""SWEET HOME ALABAMA""" TO OF COURSE YOUR FAVORITE """""FREE BIRD"""
Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Canceled
Sat

Oct 03

8:00 PM

JAMES D'AMICO PRESENTS


I AM KING THE MICHAEL JACKSON EXPERIENCE
LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS FEATURING
MICHAEL FIRESTONE as Michael Jackson

This is as close as you will get to seeing the King of Pop live in concert! I AM KING takes the audience on a musical and visual journey into the world of the KING OF POP The creators of I AM KING have put together an incredible cast of talented musicians and Broadway and Las Vegas dancers to bring Jackson to life.
Having performed to millions of Michael Jackson fans worldwide, Michael Firestone has been hailed by fans and critics alike as the heir apparent to Michael Jackson in look, performance and authenticity. When it comes to Michael Jackson tribute artists, there are none quite like Michael Firestone. His ability to sing live while mastering the intense dancing that Michael Jackson was so famous for has made him the most sought after MJ tribute artist in the world.
Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sun

Oct 04

7:00 PM

Stars of the Sixties return to the Strand starring… Gary Lewis & the Playboys (“This Diamond Ring”, “Count Me In”, “Save Your Heart For Me”, “Everybody Loves A Clown”, “She’s Just My Style” and “Sure Gonna Miss Her”); Lighting Lou Christie (“Two Faces Have I”, “I’m Gonna Make You Mine”, “The Gypsy Cried”, “Rhapsody in the Rain” and, of course, “Lightning Strikes”); Dennis Tufano - back by popular demand - singing the songs he made famous as the lead singer of the Buckinghams (“Kind of a Drag”, “Don’t You Care”, “Susan”, “Hey Baby! They’re Playing Our Song”, “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy”), The Happenings’ original lead singer Bob Miranda (“See You in September”, “I Got Rhythm” and “Go Away, Little Girl”) and The Cyrkle, returning for the first time since they made their stage reunion debut here 3 years ago (“Red Rubber Ball”, “Turn Down Day.”) Join us for this fun one-night-only reunion of 5 of the biggest Stars of the Sixties. A Pop, Rock & Doo Wopp Production, presented by Praia Entertainment Group.
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sat

Oct 24

8:00 PM

JAMES D'AMICO PRESENTS

LAS VEGAS' OWN """BEE GEES GOLD"""

John Acosta as Barry Gibb has performed in Bee Gees Tributes all over the world. His portrayal of lead singer Barry Gibb is with a zest for detail, like no other. From the look to the falsetto you will close your eyes and say its Barry! John Acosta’s Bee Gees Gold tribute Is the ultimate salute, and experience of seeing the Bee Gees in their prime, LIVE ONCE AGAIN! With the detailed vocal stylings of John Acosta (Barry) , Daryll Borges (Robin) , Jeff Celentano (Maurice) as the brothers Gibb, there is a sensation that will make you blurt out , Wow.. I just seen and heard the Bee Gees! Backed by a live band, the Vegas Bee Gees tribute recreates the look and sound of the Bee Gees from the 60's to the late 70's, with their unique falsettos that made them legends.
Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Thu

Oct 29

8:00 PM

JAMES D'AMICO PRESENTS


ALMOST QUEEN
The most authentic QUEEN live show since the days of QUEEN themselves. A deliberate four piece band, Almost Queen delivers a live performance showcasing signature four part harmonies and intricate musical interludes. Donning genuine costumes, Almost Queen recaptures the live energy and precision that is the ultimate Queen experience.
Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Only a few left!
Fri

Oct 30

8:00 PM

JAMES D'AMICO PRESENTS:


"TRAMPS LIKE US" The #1 Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band
They where hired by The NFL to perform the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVIII Media Day as well as at The NFL's Official Super Bowl XLVIII Tailgate Party in front of Met Life Stadium in New Jersey. PERFORMING IN FRONT OVER OVER 40,000 PEOPLE and live TV around the world! Tramps Like Us brings more than 27 years of road-tested musicianship that have won this band the hard-earned distinction of the planet’s most revered Bruce Springsteen Tribute band. Given high praise by dozens of publications, radio stations, music industry personal, and the ONLY tribute band to be endorsed by members of "The Springsteen Camp" such as former producer and manager Mike Appel and the official Springsteen Radio Station: E Street Radio/Sirius XM. They have performed over 2000 concerts and have rocked over 1 million fans and feature a line up of seasoned and professional musicians with a repertoire of over 140 songs.

Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sat

Oct 31

8:00 PM

STRAND THEATER PRESENTS


A NIGHT OF COMEDY WITH
THE GARDEN STATE COMEDY CLUB VOL. 1




ROB FALCONE: New York Cities favorite comic, Comedy Central, HBO, Up All Night.

UNCLE FLOYD: New Jerseys' number 1 Comic, Uncle Floyd Show, PBS broadcast, NJ network, The Wise Guy show and many many more.

ANGEL SALAZAR: Last Comic Standing, Laugh Factory, Latin Legends and many more, Numerous HBO Specials and movies including Scarface.

JOHN "GEMINI" LOMBARDI: An accomplished comedian, magician and ventriloquist and has been seen everywhere from Showtime to Comedy Central.

Doors open 6:30 PM
- 18+ Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sat

Nov 07

8:00 PM

JAMES D'AMICO PRESENTS


The Machine Performs Pink Floyd “with the Interstellar light & Multimedia show” America’s top Pink Floyd show, has forged a 25 year reputation of excellence, extending the legacy of Pink Floyd. The New York based band focuses on making every show an authentic Floydian experience for their fans. Known for performing a diverse mix of The Floyd’s extensive 16-album repertoire (complete with faithful renditions of popular hits as well as obscure gems), The Machine’s stellar musicianship, dramatic lighting and video, and their passionate delivery sets them above and beyond the rest. “amazing…chilling accuracy”.-Rolling Stone!
Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sat

Nov 14

8:00 PM

THE STRAND THEATER PRESENTS

The Sensational Soul Cruisers are an 11 piece show band that performs “Destination Motown,” where they deliver the greatest hits by the Temptations, the Jackson Five, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops and so many others. It is a multi-media show with this incredible live band that are described as a cross between Kool and the Gang, Chicago and the Temptations, delivering a “WOW” show, time after time. So many National Artists have been guests at Soul Cruisers shows, including Bruce Springsteen, Clarence Clemons, John Eddie, Southside Johnny, and so many more. They will have your audience singing along and dancing to all the Motown hits they love.
Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sat

Nov 21

8:00 PM

JAMES D'AMICO PRESENTS


THE PURPLE XPERIENCE
FEATURING MARSHALL CHARLOFF

The Purple Xperience is a five-piece group hailing from Prince’s birthplace, Minneapolis, MN. They have been touring around the country since it’s inception in 2011 by Dr. Fink and front-man Marshall Charloff – bringing the greatest and most authentic production of Prince and The Revolution in the world to audiences of all generations. Since 2011 Purple Xperience has entertained well over 300 thousand fans and has shared the bill with The Time, Cameo, Fetty Wap, Gin Blossoms, Atlanta Rhythm section, and Cheap Trick.
Marshall recorded with Prince on the album 94 East, (where Marshall plays both, keyboards and bass guitar and Prince is on lead vocals).
Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sat

Dec 12

8:00 PM

JAMES D'AMICO PRESENTS


MERRY CHRISTMAS DARLING A CARPENTERS CHRISTMAS FEATURING " MICHELLE BERTING BRETT"


A concert show celebrating one of the most successful recording acts of all time with their classic Christmas repertoire and a full complement of their biggest hits. This concert is guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit!
The Carpenters released two classic Christmas albums as well as two Christmas-themed television specials. Their holiday music is played every season and their Christmas records still top "Favorite Holiday Album" lists every year, even charting on the Billboard Top 100 as recently as 2015.
The show re-creates the Carpenters’ sound and Berting Brett shares stories culled from extensive research and interviews with those who knew Karen and Richard personally and professionally. This is a family show that will have you singing along to the Carpenters’ classics and all your Christmas favorites!
Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sun

Dec 20

2:00 PM

THE STRAND AND POLISH HERITAGE CENTER PRESENT

THE LAKEWOOD POLISH SCHOOL THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY of the Lakewood Polish School and THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY of Children Folk Dance "Maki" all under Polish Heritage Center
Polish School in Lakewood celebrates their 25th Anniversary and "Maki" their 15th Anniversary! The school is didactic work in the realm of Polish language, history and geography. The celebration will be a Happy Night filled with the Traditional Polish Dress, Music and Dance. Refreshments will be offered besides a full bar and concession stand. 2PM Cocktail Hour 3PM Children's Performance. https://jppss.booktix.com/ Sponsorship opportunities are available Contact Kasia 732-239-5603 dyrekcja@lakewoodpolishschool.com for further information.
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sat

Jan 09

8:00 PM

JAMES D'AMICO PRESENTS


LETS HANG ON A TRIBUTE TO FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS

Performing to sold out audiences nation wide, Let’s Hang On! has established itself as the premiere tribute to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Capturing that iconic sound with crisp harmonies and sleek choreography you are sure to take a trip down memory lane with some of the best music from the 1960’s. Proudly dubbed America’s #1 Frankie Valli tribute show, if you liked “Jersey Boys” you will love Let’s Hang On!




Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sat

Jan 23

8:00 PM


JAMES D'AMICO PRESENTS:


CSN SONGS A Tribute to Crosby,Stills,Nash&Young


CSN SONGS The only national CSN&Y tribute show of its kind. Celebrating the Music of Crosby Stills Nash&Young
Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sat

Jan 30

8:00 PM

THE STRAND THEATER PRESENTS:


THE CAST OF BEATLEMANIA
Beatlemania was a Broadway hit show back in the 1970’s that featured outstanding Beatle impersonators in a multi-media tribute to the most celebrated musical group of all time. After a successful run on Broadway, the show opened to packed houses in L.A. and London. Today, members of the Broadway and touring companies perform in concert as The Cast of Beatlemania.
Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Fri

Feb 12

8:00 PM

JAMES D'AMICO PRESENTS


DISCO EXPLOSION VOL. 1

WITH ****THE BOOGIE WONDER BAND****

If we didn't know better, We'd say that the BOOGIE WONDER BAND arrived via a time machine because this 10-piece band bust out the grooves and disco-strutting jams like they are straight out of the 70's. Channeling the era with a full throttle high-octane live show, each member dons eye-popping Las Vegas-inspired costumes and flashy personas. They come from another decade where Disco ruled the dance floor.

DON'T FORGET TO WEAR YOUR DISCO CLOTHES AND SHOES. LOTS OF PRIZES FOR BEST DRESSED
SURELY A NIGHT TO REMEMBER
Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ
Sat

Mar 06

8:00 PM

JAMES D'AMICO PRESENTS


LIVE AND LET DIE-THE MUSIC OF PAUL MCCARTNEY


Singer and Recording artist, Tony Kishman is the creator and band leader of “Live And Let Die”; a full multimedia experience celebrating the music of Paul McCartney and featuring four multi-talented musicians.

Tony starred for six years in both the national and international tours of Broadway’s smash hit musical, ‘Beatlemania’ and also performs in the International Symphonic Beatles production, ‘Classical Mystery Tour’.

He has been performing his award winning show to the most successful band of all time around the globe for more than a decade, bringing the music and the magic of both the Beatles and Paul McCartney to a new generation, earning raves by ‘Beatlemaniacs’ for his uncanny resemblance both visually and vocally to the beloved Beatle.

Doors open 6:30 PM
- All Ages Show -
Strand Center for the Arts
Lakewood, NJ