The summer may be coming to an end, but in no way does that indicate a halt to the great festivities that 2014 has to offer. Upcoming concert dates at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ means that there’s plenty of party still yet to come this fall. So while we’re enjoying the pumpkin spice everything, we can hit one of the most notable venues in New Jersey and hear some great tunes from now well into November. Here’s what’s going down:
This Saturday, Aug. 9 Cole Swindell is up for one night only at 7 p.m. All ages are welcome, and it’s 21 and over to drink. Advance price for tickets is $20 now and $25 at the door.
Aug. 17 is a can’t miss show, as Chiodos and Blessthefall head down to Sayreville for The Crowd Surf America Tour at 6:00 p.m. They’ll be supported by I Killed The Prom Queen, Capture The Crown, and From The Depths. Set price is currently $17.50 in advance and $20 at the door, or you can try your luck at winning a pair.
Social Distortion is coming to NJ for one night only at Starland Sept. 4. Current price for both advance and at the door tickets are $35 and they’re on sale now. You can pick them up now. Anyone who’s familiar with Social Distortion knows they’re a group with tons of energy. What they bring to the stage absolutely brings down the house. They’ve been a fan favorite with lots of staying power for years, and they haven’t missed a step.
Oct. 17 you’ve got Mayday Parade at 5:30 p.m. for The Honeymoon Tour with Tonight Alive, Major League, and PVRIS. Tickets go on sale Aug. 8.
Following Mayday Parade, New Found Glory will be hitting the stage that Saturday, Oct. 18. Tickets aren't on sale yet, but keep checking back, as these things tend to disappear quickly, and it's a show you do not want to miss. If there are three groups that define power and stage presence in pop-rock and punk, they're, Fall Out Boy, Paramore and New Found Glory.
Killswitch Engage is headed to the stage on Oct. 30 with for Monster's Mosh Halloween 2014 with All That Remains, Death Ray Vision, and City Of Homes. Show starts at 6:30 p.m. Advance prices for tickets are $27.50 and $30 at the door.
On Nov. 28, Halestorm is taking the stage at 7:30 p.m. Price of admission is set at $25 advance, and $30 at the door, and you can get your tickets here. A true testament to hard rock out of Red Lion, Pa., they’re debut self-titled album on Atlantic Records set fire to their trail, and they haven’t stopped since. The follow up, The Strange Case Of… (2012) appeared to rave reviews, and highlighted as this as a group that must be enjoyed live. Their single, “Love Bites (So Do I)” even went on to win their first Grammy for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance in 2013.