Trü: Making Happy Music for Sad People By Timothy Herrick A Montclair-based quartet, Trü began as a duo when Pat DeFrancisci (guitar/vocals) and Keith Williams (guitar/vocals) met at a mutual friend’s wedding in 2015 and found themselves talking about music, and writing songs together. Both were in bands, but were seeking new musical opportunities. […]
By Mike Kuzan Photos by Courtney Collins Drive-By Truckers and Strand of Oaks performed at White Eagle Hall on October 5, 2017. The show carried a heavier weight, coming only 4 days after the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival shooting in Las Vegas and 3 days after Tom Petty’s death. Both bands acknowledged the bleak […]
By Amanda Hatfield / Brooklyn Vegan Before she announced an opening slot for Lorde in spring of 2018, Mitski played a show on Sunday (10/1) at recently-renovated Jersey City venue White Eagle Hall as part of her fall tour. It was my first trip to the venue, which is less than a 15 minute walk down […]
New Jersey Stage (JERSEY CITY, NJ) — For his only New Jersey appearance on his current tour (and his first show ever in Jersey City), Matt Pond PA headlines a triple bill of cutting edge music at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City on September 22 at 8:00pm. The night also includes performances by Shayfer James, […]
We are pleased to announce that you can now buy box office tickets at Iris Records! Iris Records 114 Brunswick Street Jersey City, NJ 07302 (201)222-9515 Irisrecordsjc.com Open: Wed-Fri (Noon-7pm) , Fri & Sat (Noon-8pm), Sunday (Noon-6pm) Closed: Mon & Tuesday Also- keep an eye on Iris Records social media for info on how […]
New Jersey Stage (JERSEY CITY, NJ) — The BoDeans bring their distinctive roots rock in a very special show at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City on September 13. The band is playing only a handful of listening rooms in select markets, featuring performances of quieter, intimate, more stripped-down versions of classic BoDeans songs. White Eagle Hall […]
By Andrew Sacher / Brooklyn Vegan Trophy Scars returned from a short hiatus in June with the single “Panic Machine,” and now they have announced their first live show in two years. The show is in celebration of the band’s 15th anniversary, and they’re promising songs from all over their very diverse career. They’ve experimented with […]
Independent Artworld Marc Cohn kicks off his 25th anniversary tour at White Eagle Music Hall, making this his one time only performance for a New Jersey/New York audience. His beautiful song-writing and melodic voice brought a warm, cozy illuminating feeling to his loyal fans, acclaimed critics and colleagues. Last year, Cohn celebrated his 25th anniversary, […]
New Jersey Stage (JERSEY CITY, NJ) –What do REM, The Foo Fighters, Rob Zombie, and ZZ Top have in common? They all love, have been influenced by and covered the songs of the renowned Texas-born, singer songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player, Roky Erickson, who brings his psychedelic rock and roll to White Eagle Hall in Jersey […]
The Jersey Journal The paranormal comes to Jersey City on Aug. 16 as American ghost hunter Chad Calek brings his “Sir Noface Lives Tour” to White Eagle Hall, 335-337 Newark Ave. Along with fellow investigative filmmaking partner, Justin Holstein, Calek will present footage of paranormal activity from his documentary, “Sir Noface.” It is the only […]
Apply for Internship HERE Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) is looking for qualified applicants to participate in our internship program. Internships will run through the Fall/Spring Semesters. Applicants must be enrolled in a local University, able to devote 5-10 hours per week during the months of October to April. Other requirements include: a basic knowledge […]
By Chris Quartly / Free Williamsburg The Mountain Goats were in town recently but that was just an opening slot for Jason Isbell (albeit at the wonderful Beacon Theatre). A headline tour was announced last month which included a nearby show in Jersey City at the recently re-opened White Eagle Hall (tickets). However, while an NYC […]
By Andrew Sacher / Brooklyn Vegan Waxahatchee has released a video for “Recite Remorse,” one of the highlights of her new album Out in the Storm. It’s one of the album’s most atmospheric songs and also one of the most lyrically honest and vulnerable, and the hazy, oceanic video suits it well. Watch below. Having recently […]
By Kristen Keller / The Jersey Journal A New Jersey native comes back to his home state for one show. Frank Iero and the Patience will perform at White Eagle Hall on Saturday close to his hometown of Belleville. Previously a member of My Chemical Romance and Leathermouth, he went on the solo route as a punk […]
By Gillian Blair / Jersey Digs White Eagle Hall has hired Webster Hall alum Heath Miller, founder of Excess db Entertainment, as its exclusive talent buyer and an awesome line-up of indie, punk, and alternative rock bands have already been booked, including New Found Glory on November 7th! Mr. Miller is an industry veteran and has been […]
New Jersey Stage (JERSEY CITY, NJ) — One of the most beloved and respected singer/songwriters kicks off his new tour with an exclusive, intimate concert at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City. Marc Cohn, most famous for the beloved classic, Walking in Memphis, makes his only New Jersey/New York appearance this Summer at this newly restored, historic theater. His performance will […]
Matt Pond PA has made a career of making records that embody every season, and with the release of the new video for “A Spark” and the announcement of a support tour for upcoming album Still Summer, out Aug. 11 via his own 131 Records, he’s setting his sights for brighter days and pushing the […]
By Chris Gennone / NJ Monthly With its arched doorframes and windows, White Eagle Hall resembles a Gothic-style church. But ascend the concrete steps and step into the lobby of the landmark building and you’ll be bathed in a red and purple glow. Beyond the lobby is the vast, open floor of Jersey City’s newest performance […]
By: Jim Halley / USA Today St. Anthony (Jersey City) principal and basketball coach Bob Hurley had hoped to celebrate his school’s 100th anniversary this year. Instead, after announcing the school would close at the end of the school year Wednesday, he’s trying to find a new home for his 150 or so students. RELATED: St. Anthony […]
Jersey City arts nonprofit revamping historic White Eagle Hall holding holiday fundraiser
The Jersey City nonprofit set to be part of a historic Downtown building’s rebirth from famed basketball landmark to arts center is raising money for its upcoming ventures next month.
Jersey City Theater Center, which operates at new Downtown JC venue Merseles Studios and will also have programming at the historic White Eagle Hall next door, is holding a holiday fundraiser on Dec. 15 at Puccini’s on West Side Avenue.
“JCTC’s mission is to present ongoing theater and arts programming that embraces the cultural diversity of Jersey City (while) preserving its history and unifying its community. We’ve had a great start and with this fundraiser, we feel that now our future really begins,” said Artistic Director Olga Levina.