Calendar

What's going on?

Take a look at everything happening at Porta this month.


 

THU
5/3

jersey city
5pm | ROOFTOP | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Rooftop Opening Party
with Kevlove

Kevlove's sets run the gamut of party favorites such as hip hop, R&B, funk, soul, house, Latin, and Caribbean on to the more experimental, emerging sounds of Jersey club, twerk, nudisco, deep house, and future bass.

 

 

FRI
5/4

jersey city
11pm | ALL of PORTA | $5 – $15

ChicpeaJC Turns 4

Porta has paired up with ChicpeaJC to present May the 4th Be With You, a summer kick-off party celebrating the famous city blog's four-year anniversary.

Spreading across all three floors, the celebration will include DJs, giveaways, drink specials, photo booth, Star Wars theme activities, VIP headphone party on the rooftop and a few surprises! Proceeds to benefit Content Creators Academy.

 
 

philadelphia
11pm | classic side | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

DJ Montone

The Drexel kid stops in at Porta Philly to drop his seamless blend of hip-hop, dance, and top-40 for the Center City crowd.

 

 

SAT
5/5

jersey city
4pm | ROOFTOP | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Cinco de Mayo
x Chilltown Collective

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the Chilltown crew on the rooftop. Chill, drink, and dance all afternoon, evening, and night with the original Jersey City culture creators.

 
 

jersey city
11:30pm | main floor | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Twisted Charm

The high-energy band comes through on Saturday night to keep the Cinco de Mayo party going into the morning. 

 

 

THU
5/10

jersey city
6pm | rooftop | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Wave Magnetik

The NYC electronic duo of Donald Malloy (trumpet) and Mike Mohamed (live drums/percussion) drop in on the rooftop to send up their rare blend of EDM and jazz for the city's faithful.

 

 

FRI
5/11

jersey city
11:30pm | main floor | $5

Kevlove

Kevlove's sets run the gamut of party favorites such as hip hop, R&B, funk, soul, house, Latin, and Caribbean on to the more experimental, emerging sounds of Jersey club, twerk, nudisco, deep house, and future bass.

 
 

jersey city
11:30pm | monk room | $5

Chilltown Collective

The Chilltown crew comes through again for a good ol' basement party. Chill, drink, and dance into the morning with the original Jersey City culture creators.

 
 

philadelphia
11pm | classic side | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

DJ Matthew Law

There isn't a better ambassador of the 215 than DJ Matthew Law. A West Philadelphia native and opening artist for Kendrick Lamar, De La Soul, and The Roots, he brings his B-Boy background and vast musical knowledge to Porta for a truly unique, party-rocking set.

 

 

SAT
5/12

jersey city
11:30pm | main floor | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The Have Some Hotel

The three-piece band makes its regular stop at Porta JC for a set that's sure to keep the party going.

 

 

THU
5/17

jersey city
6pm | rooftop | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

THEakasha

Hailing from Jersey City with a strong eye and ear for design, THEakasha is an open format DJ, visual director, and art enthusiast. Spinning sets from NYC to Miami, she's associated with acts like Ivy Sole, Kari Faux, Bri Steves, and Liana Banks, and is the creator of Throwback Underground, an original old-school/new-school hip-hop radio show powered by iHeart Radio and Temple University's WHIP radio.

 

 

FRI
5/18

ASBURY PARK
9pm | abbot room | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ($10 Entry after midnight)

Abbot Room 6-Year Anniversary Party with PS1!

Celebrate six years of the #boomboomroom with a return set from the born-and-bred NYC DJ.

 
 

ASBURY PARK
11pm | dining room | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ($10 Entry after midnight)

DJ RED

 
 
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jersey city
11:30pm | main floor | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Case Ace

The Jersey native comes through on Friday to move the Porta fam in his debut main floor set.

 
 

jersey city
11:30pm | monk room | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Maleet

Self-professed crate digger Maleet drops a set in the Porta basement reminiscent of classic Biz Markie.

 

 

SAT
5/19

ASBURY PARK
9pm | abbot room | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ($10 Entry after midnight)

DJ ZA

 
 

ASBURY PARK
11pm | dining room | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ($10 Entry after midnight)

DJ Anthony D

 
 

jersey city
11pm | main floor | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Whiskers Po

=^. .^= / =^. .^= / =^. .^=

 
 

jersey city
11:30pm | monk room | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Girls' Night Out
with LUV & Friends!

Join LUVL1SA and her crew in the basement for an underground dance party that's sure to raise you up.


 

SUN
5/20

jersey city
6pm | rooftop | TICKETED EVENT

#SinglesInJC with The Maniacs of the Fourth Dimension 

#SinglesInJC makes its way up to the Porta roof for the night. Meet people, eat and drink, and enjoy the sounds of one of our favorite bands, The Maniacs of the Fourth Dimension. 

Tickets on sale soon.

 

 

THU
5/24

jersey city
5pm | rooftop | free & open to the public

Mama Yo! 

NYC's famous steel drum band lands on the roof for a night of jazz, rock, and pop covers.

 

 

FRI
5/25

Asbury park
5pm | porta national park | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ENJOY!

One of our favorite Jersey cover bands gets the park grooving for the start of MDW.

 
 

Asbury park
9pm | abbot room | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ($10 Entry after midnight)

DJ ZA

Kickoff MDW with one of the OGs of the Porta club scene, DJ ZA.

 
 

Asbury park
11pm | dining room | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ($10 Entry after midnight)

DJ Cash

 
 

jersey city
7pm | rooftop | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Chilltown Collective

The Chilltown crew comes through again for a high-flying rooftop party. Chill, drink, and dance into the morning with the original Jersey City culture creators.

 
 

jersey city
11:30pm | main floor & monk room | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Thread Imprint.

Jersey City hip-hop culture is alive and well thanks to Thread Imprint. Come by and behold the talent showcase of our city's native heavy hitters in the Jersey club and hip-hop scenes. 

 
 

PHILADELPHIA
11pm | classic side | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

dj jason weiss

 

 

SAT
5/26

Asbury park
5pm | porta national park | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

free pass

 
 
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Asbury park
9pm | abbot room | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ($10 Entry after midnight)

So Dope

The Long Island native and 92.3 Amp Radio fixture brings his set to Asbury Park to keep Porta's MDW jumping.

 
 

Asbury park
11pm | dining room | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ($10 Entry after midnight)

Nick Spinelli

 
 
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jersey city
7pm | rooftop | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The Jersey Joint

 
 

jersey city
11:30pm | main floor | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Nikki Mixx & Vidal Sassoon

Nikki and Vidal are holding down the main floor as we kick into full gear for Memorial Day Weekend.

 
 

jersey city
11:30pm | monk room | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

DJ Philip Nasty

Phil Nasty heats things up in the Porta basement with an all-out set to finish off the night.

 
 

PHILADELPHIA
11pm | classic side | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

dj mike lowry

 

 

SUN
5/27

asbury park
6pm | porta national park | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

on7 band

 
 
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jersey city
4pm | rooftop | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

In for a Treat with Griffter & Lexx

 
 
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PHILADELPHIA
1PM | CLASSIC SIDE | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

DJ react

 

 

THU
5/31

jersey city
5pm | rooftop | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The Velvet Trio