Perth Amboy has many live music events, at festivals and music series, as well as at bars and restaurants. Perth Amboy Public Schools offer music programs in elementary, middle and high school, notably in drumming, band and chorus. The Perth Amboy Department of Recreation offers youth and adult music classes out of the Perth Amboy Gallery Center for the Arts. There are numerous recording studios in Perth Amboy. There are many musicians and people in the music industry that live in Perth Amboy.
Here are some places to hear live music in Perth Amboy.
Live at the Ferry Slip Music Series is at the Perth Amboy Ferry Slip 300 Front St on the waterfront hosted by Perth Amboy Artworks. The 2020 concert series has been cancelled and will be replaced by the Perth Amboy Artworks Stay Home Fest Saturday July 11th 5-7:30pm on their facebook page.
Concerts by the Bay is a summer concert series in Bayview Park every Sunday afternoon starting in July through August from 3-5pm featuring the Garden State Symphonic Band.
Waterfront Arts Festival- features art, food and music on the green along the waterfront Memorial Day Weekend in Perth Amboy.
Mayor’s Summer Concert Series is a summer concert series in Bayview Park every Thursday in July & August from 6:30-8:30pm featuring a wide variety of music from reggae to salsa, to jazz, funk & soul.
Perth Amboy Cultural Festivals throughout the year feature live music. See list of festivals.
Proprietary House Coffee House in the Colonial Wine Cellar with live music. Last Sunday of the month.
Troy Restaurant– regularly hosts live music. And its BYO.
The Barge Restaurant regularly hosts live music in their cocktail lounge and on their outdoor deck.
Mi Tierra– regularly hosts live music and DJ’s.
Sangria Lounge– hosts live music and DJ’s.
The Portuguese Sporting Club (PSC) has live music on Friday nights and many other cool music events.
Copa De Oro– DJ’s, live music, hardcore punk shows 306 Smith St Perth Amboy, NJ