Upcoming Shows at The Wellmont Theater in Montclair That You MUST Go To

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The Wellmont Theater in Montclair has evolved dramatically since it first opened in 1922 with vaudeville shows and silent movies. Following multiple ownership changes over the years and a rebranding in 2013, The Wellmont Theater booking operations went to premier concert promotion company Live Nation, positioning the historic venue as the go-to destination for New Jersey music lovers in the arts district of Montclair. The stage is host to live entertainment from music and comedy to film festivals and magic. Notable past performers include Chelsea Handler,  David Blaine, Snoop Dogg, Ms. Lauryn Hill, + more. Keep reading for the latest list of upcoming shows to be held at The Wellmont Theater in Montclair.

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Coming Up Next at The Wellmont Theater for the 2021-2022 Season

Benny The Butcher

Friday, October 15th at 8PM

Benny the Butcher is an American rapper from Buffalo, New York. He is part of the hip-hop group Griselda with frequent collaborators and first-cousins Westside Gunn and Conway The Machine. He is also a part of the collective Black Soprano Family.

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Pinegrove
Wednesday, October 20th at 8PM

Formed in 2010, Pinegrove has released four albums to widespread critical acclaim, garnering them a growing and devoted listenership. The group has described its sound as variously as ‘introspective party music’, or ‘energetic music in the folk tradition’.

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Rick Wakeman The Even Grumpier Old Rock Star Tour

Wednesday, October 27th at 8PM

Rick Wakeman returns to America with a new show of great songs, old favorites, stories and a little laughter.

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The Musical Box: A Genesis Extravaganza Vol. 2

Thursday, November 4th at 8PM

In a sequel to the worldwide acclaimed A Genesis Extravaganza, The Musical Box comes back with Volume 2 to offer even more of its live visual signature stunts, a museum-worthy array of vintage instruments and a dizzying pace of iconic tracks and stage rarities.

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In This Moment & Black Veil Brides
Saturday, November 6th at 6PM

 Having toured with metal veterans Megadeth and Ozzy Osbourne, breakthrough goth-rockers In This Moment brings its melodic metalcore on the road in support of its 2020 album “Mother” alongside alt-metal icons Black Veil Brides.

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Chase Atlantic Beauty In Death North America Tour
Sunday, November 7th at 8PM
Australia’s Chase Atlantic makes sensuous pop that straddles the line between emo-electronic, SoundCloud rap, and contemporary R&B. The trio first emerged with its viral 2014 single “Friends” before releasing its full-length debut, 2017’s eponymous Chase Atlantic.

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Black Label Society: Doom Trooping Over North America
Wednesday, November 10th at 7:30PM
One part invading-horde, one part traveling carnival party, Black Label Society continues to engage and inspire, powered by caffeine and cacophony. Zakk Wylde’s powerful pipes, mayhem-inducing charisma, mischievous humor, and instantly recognizable shredding have made him a beloved figure to rock audiences the world over.

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Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening: MMXXI Tour

Thursday, November 11th at 8PM

Encompassing hits from the iconic band’s entire career, the concert event celebrates the life and music of Jason’s father, the legendary Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham.

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Cheap Trick

Friday, November 12th at 8PM

Combining a love for British guitar pop songcraft with crunching power chords and a flair for the absurd, Cheap Trick provided the necessary links between ’60s pop, heavy metal, and punk. Most recently in 2021, Cheap Trick released a new album, In Another World.

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Overkill
Saturday, November 13th at 6PM

In an age where music is available instantly and bands appear and fade just as quickly, the heavy metal power and resiliency that is Overkill has remained as resolute as ever with its latest album “The Wings of War”.

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Daughtry
Tuesday, November 16th at 7PM

Daughtry, one of the most visible and consistent Rock & Roll torchbearers of the 21st Century, has sold over 9 million albums and 16 million singles worldwide as well as selling out concerts across the globe. In 2020, Daughtry released its  newest single, “World On Fire”, which marked its  return to its rock roots and the top of the Rock Charts in the US.

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The Psychedelic Furs: Made of Rain Tour
Wednesday, November 17th at 8PM

New wave icons the Psychedelic Furs built a career on mysterious pop songs guided by the world-weary and unmistakable vocals of Richard Butler. Though the band ran aground in the early ’90s, it has returned a decade later to launch a successful career as a live act, and with its  2020 album Made of Rain, proved the group could still deliver epic and meaningful records.

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Gin Blossoms

Friday, November 19th at 8PM

Grammy nominated band The Gin Blossoms’ fusion of melodic rock, pop, folk and country elements has helped pave the way for the modern rock of today.

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Saturday, November 20th at 8PM

Now seen in 50 countries worldwide, ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ is a critically acclaimed concert style theatre show about two young boys from Queens, New York who went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time.

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Paramount’s Laser Spectacular Featuring the Music of Pink Floyd

Thursday, December 2nd at 8PM

Paramount’s Laser Spectacular is the smash hit multimedia laser and light show, featuring the Original Master Recordings of Pink Floyd. The Laser Spectacular has become a cultural phenomenon, carrying fans away on a mind-expanding journey, driven by cutting-edge laser, lighting and video effects.

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Almost Queen – A Tribute to Queen

Saturday, December 4th at 8PM

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.

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Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 5th at 8PM

Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular Holiday Concert features songs from Elvis’ Christmas Albums starring Shawn Klush, Cody Ray Slaughter, The Blackwood Quartet, The Fabulous Ambassadors and the Nashville Dreams.

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Ghostface Killah, GZA, Raekwon

Friday, December 10th at 8PM

The 3 Chambers Tour will find the Wu-Tang members each celebrating and filling their sets with songs primarily from one of their classic solo albums: Ghostface Killah’s” Ironman”, GZA’s “Liquid Swords”, and Raekwon’s “Only Built 4 Cuban Linx.

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Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular

Saturday, December 11th at 7PM

Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular brings the joy and excitement of the holiday season to the theater like never before. This all-new production features some of the greatest holiday songs of all time performed with the world-renowned cast of Cirque Musica.

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party

Thursday, December 16th at 8PM

Together for over 28 years, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has appeared in concert venues across the world, sold millions of records, and its music has appeared in hundreds of movies and television shows. The group has sold out concerts from the Hollywood Bowl to Lincoln Center and made appearances with many of the country’s finest symphony orchestras.

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Duel of the Decades: ‘80s vs. 90s

Friday, December 17 at 8PM

Two of the greatest cultural eras go head-to-head in the ultimate battle in a fun and unique evening of pop culture. Duel of the Decades is an interactive live music competition. Event attendees can use their mobile device to cast a vote and determine the winner. 

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HYPERGLOW New Jersey! “Make America Lit Again Tour”

Sunday, December 26th at 7PM

America’s Largest Glow Party is back on the road Fall 2021 to Make America Lit Again. Hyperglow combines high-energy music with mind blowing Performances, Entertainment, and Body Painting enhanced by an atmosphere illuminated in 50,000 watts of Blacklights.

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The Gilmour Project

Friday, January 7th, 2022 at 8PM

An All-Star Band explores the music of David Gilmour’s Pink Floyd and celebrates the 50th Anniversary of “Dark Side of the Moon.” Acclaimed musicians Jeff Pevar, Kasim Sulton, Prairie Prince, Mark Karan & Scott Guberman come together for this heavy psychedelic lift of audacious & beloved songs.

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Animaniacs in Concert

Sunday, January 23rd, 2022 at 8PM

Fans of the beloved Warner Brothers. animated series are in for a treat as they get up close and personal with original voice actor Rob Paulsen and Emmy Award-winning composer Randy Rogel who created many of the show’s memorable songs. The concert will feature more than 20 of the most popular songs from Animaniacs.

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Icons of Vinyl

Saturday, January 29th, 2022 at 8PM

The Brooklyn Charmers, The Breakers, and Soulshine bring you the Ultimate Tribute Tour with your favorite hits from Steely Dan, Tom Petty, and The Allman Brothers!

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Ministry with The Melvins and Corrosion of Conformity

Saturday, March 12th, 2022 at 7PM

Celebrating 30 years of Ministry’s iconic record “The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Taste.” Until Nine Inch Nails crossed over to the mainstream, Ministry did more than any other band to popularize industrial dance music, injecting large doses of punky, over-the-top aggression and roaring heavy metal guitar riffs.

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Lil Tecca – Tecca Loves You Tour

Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 8PM

On the heels of “We Love You Tecca 2‘“s release, Lil Tecca will be hitting the road in 2022 for the first time in three years. Tecca isn’t doing it all alone as he is slated to bring “Tweakin’ Together” rapper Bktherula, BabySantana and yvngxhris along for the ride with him.

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An Evening with Transatlantic

Saturday, April 16th, 2022 at 8PM

Transatlantic, the Prog Supergroup of Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Roine Stolt & Pete Trewavas, are touring in support of the group’s epic 2021 release ‘The Absolute Universe’.

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Robin Trower

Saturday, April 30th, 2022 at 8PM

The first time Trower hit the rock’n’roll radar was in 1967, with Procol Harum. Breaking away for a solo career in 1971, audiences can now witness Trower’s magic at close quarters in clubs and theaters.

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Get The Led Out

Saturday, May 7th, 2022 at 8PM

Get The Led Out is a group of professional musicians who are passionate about their love of the music of Led Zeppelin. It’s been their mission to bring the studio recordings of “the mighty Zep” to life on the big concert stage.

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6th Annual Freestyle Jersey Jam

Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 8PM

The Freestyle Jersey Jam is back! Hosted by Sal Abbatiello/Brian Rosenberg and featuring

TKA, Judy Torres, The Cover Girls, Sweet Sensation, Cynthia, Noel, Lisette Melendez, C-Bank, Saoave, Rockell, Joe Zangie, DJ Lucho, DJ Whiteboy/KYS and more.

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CMP Presents Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Thursday, October 13th, 2022 at 8PM

‘Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac’ is now recognized globally as the ”Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Concert Experience” and is endorsed by founder and Fleetwood Mac member Mick Fleetwood.

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The Wellmont Theater is located at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. View the theater’s COVID-19 Policy here. You can call  973-783-9500 with questions and be sure to click here and sign up for the latest updates on upcoming shows at The Wellmont.


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With two little ones at home, this North Carolina native has worked remotely for the past five years as a freelance writer. Ainsley moved to New Jersey in 2016 and fell in love with the Garden State. She is always on the lookout for what’s going on in the greater New York area, from new restaurants and businesses opening to can’t-miss events highlighting local culture. Outside of writing and being a mother, Ainsley loves to dive into a good book, practice speaking French, and dream up new ways to decorate her apartment.