New Jersey Stage

Thursday, August 8, 2013


(New Brunswick, NJ) -- State Theatre has added three performances to the 2013-14 line-up. The added performances include Fountains of Wayne, Soul Asylum, and Evan Dando of the Lemonheads on Tuesday, October 1; Tango Fire on Tuesday, October 22; and Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Sunday, February 23, 2014.

Fountains of Wayne, Soul Asylum, and Evan Dando of the Lemonheads
Tue, October 1, 2013 at 8pm

Three 90s acts all in one concert, performing hits like "Stacy's Mom," "Radiation Vibe," "Sink to the Bottom," "Runaway Train," "Somebody to Shove," "Black Gold," "Into Your Arms," "If I Could Talk I'd Tell You," "Mrs. Robinson," and more!
Tickets: $25-45

Tango Fire
Tue, October 22, 2013 at 8pm

Direct from South America, the sensational Tango Fire company of Buenos Aires presents their new show Flames of Desire featuring 10 torrid dancers, one of Argentina's finest young singers, and a quartet of brilliant musicians. Flames of Desire takes you on a seductive journey through the history of Tangothe world's most alluring and exciting dance form. Tracing the roots of Tango, from its origins in the dance halls of Buenos Aires, to its rising popularity on the contemporary entertainment scene, the Tango Fire company of Buenos Aires has become a true worldwide phenomenon.
Tickets: $25-45

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Sun, February 23, 2014 at 5pm

Celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2013, Ladysmith Black Mambazoled by founder and leader Joseph Shabalalahas a musical style that combines the joyous and uplifting rhythms and harmonies of their native South African musical traditions to the sounds and sentiments of Christian gospel music. In the mid-1980s, Paul Simon visited South Africa and incorporated Black Mambazo's rich tenor/alto/bass harmonies into his Graceland albuma landmark 1986 recording that was considered seminal in introducing world music to mainstream audiences. A year later, Simon produced Black Mambazo's first U.S. release, Shaka Zulu, which won a Grammy Award in 1988. Since then, the group has been awarded two more Grammy Awards and has been nominated a total of 15 times including a nomination for their most recent CD release, Songs From A Zulu Farm.
Tickets: $25-40

For tickets or more information, call the State Theatre ticket office at 732-246-SHOW (7469), or visit us online at . The State Theatre ticket office, located at 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick NJ, is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10am to 6pm; Wednesday 11am to 7pm; Friday 10am to 5pm; and at least three hours prior to curtain on performance dates unless otherwise specified. For information on group outings and discounts, call 732-247-7200, ext. 517. Some additional ticket and transaction fees may apply.