Postmodern Jukebox is back on tour, moving to New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania for a series of concert dates.
The band are known for their reinterpretations of today’s biggest hits, such as Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” and Olivia Rodrigo’s “Driver’s License”, turning the songs into raucous ragtime, jazz or Motown standards. to give them a whole new feel.
Conductor Scott Bradlee once told NJ.com he is summoning “an alternate universe where today’s songs were written half a century ago.”
The group met with great success after their cover of “Thrift Shop” garnered millions of views.
Since then, Postmodern Jukebox has performed thousands of shows on six continents. Later this month, the group will travel to New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania as part of their 2021 North American tour.
However, the shows are never the same.
“Two sets with a variety of different artists,” is how bassist Adam Kubota described the band’s concerts. “Singers (and) tap dancers, so it’s a robust show with a variety of different singers and styles.”
Kubota and the group are particularly excited to be returning to the region.
“My mom is from Long Beach Island so a lot of my cousins come to our shows so it’s nice to see family,” Kubota said. “Besides, I have to buy a pork sandwich. The egg and pork breakfast sandwich is money for me.
Kubota said he had fond memories of performing before Weezer at Musikfest in 2014, one of Postmodern Jukebox’s first big gigs.
It all goes to show how important live music is to the band. Kubota recently performed at the Telluride Jazz Festival and said “seeing everyone and the outpouring of emotions that live music releases for people was totally deep. See that after so many months it has made me happier in my life.
Postmodern Jukebox is performing live at several venues across the region this month.
They kick off Rahway at the Union County Performing Arts Center on October 16. At the time of publication, tickets were as low as $ 68 plus fees.
The group is then in New York for two shows. The first will be in Huntington at Paramount on October 17th. Tickets cost $ 39.50, plus fees. The second New York show will take place at City Hall on October 19. The cheapest tickets were listed on Vivid Seats for $ 70 plus fees and on TicketCity for $ 73 plus fees.
Next, Postmodern Jukebox is at the State Theater Easton in Easton, Pa. On October 21. The best deals are on Vivid Seats for $ 63 plus fees, as well as on TicketCity for $ 63 plus fees.
Finally, the race through the region ends in New Jersey at the Borgata in Atlantic City on October 22. The best prices are on Ticketmaster, which offered tickets starting at $ 58.32 plus fees.
All prices are subject to fluctuation.
For more show dates and times, you can find the full tour schedule here. Prices vary depending on the date of the visit and the city.
“If you can come to the show, come out,” Kubota said. “You will definitely feel something. “
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