Nimbus Arts Festival 2021

May 21, 2021 | By Kimmi Neuschulz

We have so many amazing things going on at LUX this summer, one of them being the Nimbus Arts Festival! There are going to be in-person, outdoor performances ALL SUMMER LONG!

About Nimbus Arts Fesitval

Nimbus leads Jersey City and statewide audiences back to live performance with the first annual, star-studded, outdoor Nimbus Arts Festival, presented on the Harborside Campus with lead sponsorship by Mack-Cali. With a lineup of nationally-renowned and locally-loved performing artists including Nimbus Dance, Jersey City’s hometown dance company, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, co-presentations with Segunda Quimbamba Puerto Rican Folkloric Center, Riverview Jazz Festival and Hudson West Folk Festival, the Festival offers world-class arts in a laid-back and socially-distanced atmosphere, complete with food trucks, drink refreshments by CoolVines, and artisan vendors. 7 fully produced performances take place over 5 dates throughout the summer in Downtown Jersey City. Supported by Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council, and the Office of Cultural Affairs.

Save the dates!

June 12 (afternoon): Family Arts & Culture Day w/ Youth Talent Show w/ JC Families and Lux Performing Arts

June 12 (evening): New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performs live

June 13: School of Nimbus Spring Performance

July 10: Jazz in the City w/Jersey City Jazz Festival

August 21: Roots & Folk w/ Hudson West Folk Festival

September 26: Música y Ritmos Latin-American Music Series with Segunda Quimbamba

We’re kicking off the summer with Nimbus Dance’s First Live Performance in over a year! This Saturday May 22nd, Jersey City’s renowned contemporary dance company brings its remarkable dancers and innovative repertory to the outdoor stage. Click here for more details.

Nimbus Arts Festival Youth Talent Showcase🌟

Nimbus Arts Center, JC Families and LUX Performing Arts present The Nimbus Arts Festival Youth Talent Showcase. Do you have talent in Music, Dance or Spoken Word?

Winners of the Youth Talent Showcase will receive a scholarship to the Nimbus Arts Center Intensive this summer and be the Opening Act for New Jersey Symphony Orchestra on June 12th. All applicants must be between the ages of 10 and 17.

To submit your application fill out the submission form, and link a video of your submission (2-3 minutes). Finalists will be given a 3 minute spot on June 12th to showcase their talent. Winners will be announced at the end of the showcase.

All Submissions due May 28th, 2021

Finalists will be notified by June 2nd, 2021

Youth Showcase is on June 12, 2021

Submission Form

Registration Fee: $15

Financial Assistance Available

For more information contact

The Nimbus Arts Festival is sponsored by Mack-Cali Realty Corporation. The Festival is supported by Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council, and the Office of Cultural Affairs, the Exchange Place Alliance and the HK Organization. CoolVines is the Beverage Sponsor of the Nimbus Arts Festival.

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