State Theatre Presents  Jerry Rivera
State Theatre Presents  Jerry Rivera

State Theatre Presents  Jerry Rivera


State Theatre New Jersey presents Grammy®-nominated, multi-platinum salsa singer Jerry Riveralive in concerton Friday, February 16 at 8pm. DJ Ralphie Mercado opens the show at 7:30pm. Show tickets range from $39-$99.  

Rivera’s hits include “Amores Como El Nuestro,” “Que Hay de Malo,” “Cuenta Conmigo,” “Quiero,” “Loco de Amor,” “Ese,” “Herida Mortal,” and “Vuela Muy Alto.” Born in Puerto Rico, Rivera released his first album, Empezando A Vivir, when he was just 15 years old. This earned Rivera the title “El Bebé de la Salsa” (the salsa baby). Now in his fourth decade as a performer, with millions of records sold, Rivera makes his State Theatre New Jersey debut! 

For tickets, more information, or group discounts, call State Theatre Guest Services at 732-246-SHOW (7469) or visit online at State Theatre Guest Services, located at 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick NJ, is open by phone and email only, Tuesday through Friday from 11am to 5pm. For in-person purchases, Guest Services is open Tuesday through Friday from 12pm to 4:30pm. Additional ticket and transaction fees may apply. 

About State Theatre New Jersey 

After major renovations, State Theatre New Jersey celebrated its 100th Anniversary in December 2021 in a fully renovated theater including newly renovated lobbies, all new restrooms, upgraded HVAC systems, a new elevator for access to all levels, and brand-new theater seats. Originally built as a silent film and vaudeville palace, State Theatre’s historic significance was honored by PBS by featuring it in its documentary series, Treasures of New Jersey, in the fall of 2018. “Treasures of New Jersey: State Theatre New Jersey” can be streamed at Today, State Theatre is the largest performing arts center in Central New Jersey and has welcomed more than six million people through its doors since reopening as a nonprofit performing arts center in 1988. State Theatre New Jersey is a cornerstone of the cultural vitality of Middlesex County and averages a total economic impact on New Brunswick and the surrounding area of more than $18 million a year. The mainstage programs have featured high-caliber artists such as Diana Ross, Tom Jones, Kevin Hart, Ringo Starr, Melissa Etheridge, John Leguizamo, Harry Connick, Jr., Diana Krall, and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Program offerings include Broadway, orchestra, family, dance, comedy, rock/pop, jazz, Performances for Schools, and Sensory-Friendly Performances. 

State Theatre New Jersey’s programs are made possible by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund. 

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