State Theatre New Jersey

New Brunswick Heart Festival

Presented by State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick Cultural Center, NBPAC, and Above Art Studios


Saturday, AUGUST 14, 2021 at 4:00PM

At In-person & Virtual


Run time: Approximately 3 hours


State Theatre New Jersey is a proud presenter of the New Brunswick Heart Festival!

Join us for the annual New Brunswick Heart Festival, hosted by New Jersey Hall of Famer Bert Baron and Founder of TSO Productions, Sharon Gordon! This FREE family-friendly festival will take place in downtown New Brunswick in-person at Monument Square at 2 Livingston Ave and will be live streamed on YouTube. The festival, which celebrates all of the vibrant arts and history that New Brunswick and the County of Middlesex has to offer, will feature live performances;  hard hat theater tours* of State Theatre New Jersey in English and Spanish  (see the latest renovations!); Japanese black ink drawing with the Highland Park Arts Commission; yoga with Sisterwork; fun giveaways  from George Street Playhouse and American Repertory Ballet; and activity tent with Garden of Healing; and more!

This year's lineup includes the New Brunswick Brass Band; New Brunswick Latin band, Sonido Latino; trumpeter and pianist, James Gibbs; a large salsa dance class party with Elvis Ruiz; tap dancer Omar Edwards; a roaming Hearts of Oak Youth Fife and Drums band;  an English-Spanish musical performance for the kids by The Bilingual Birdies TrioNew Brunswick Vinyl Society and Silent Knight; and so much more! 
 
NEW BRUNSWICK HEART FESTIVAL SCHEDULE 
4pm-5pm Performances on the main outdoor stage 
Tap Dancer Omar Edwards 
New Brunswick Brass Band 
Sonido Latino 
 
5pm-6pm Performances on the main outdoor stage/Monument Square/roaming performances 
New Brunswick Vinyl Society and Silent Knight  
Hearts of Oak Youth Fife & Drums 

6pm-7pm Performance and Dance Class on the main outdoor stage and on the street 
The Bilingual Birdies Trio 
Salsa Dance Class Party with Elvis Ruiz 
 
7pm-9pm Live Art Battle at Above Art Studios  
Live Art Battle at Above Art Studios (55B Morris St) – 7 contestants, 3 timed rounds, and 1 prize winner.          
 
9pm  Ignite the Night! Live DJs at Restaurants Across New Brunswick 
RunTheFade at Roosterspin (120 Albany St) 
New Brunswick Vinyl Society at Ani Ramen (37 Easton Ave) 
Flygerian at Delta's (19 Dennis St) 

*Hard hat tours are first come, first serve. Must wear closed-toe shoes.

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