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HCK serves up another slice of heaven to go with our fantastic food. Rock, Blues, Funk, R&B, Soul & Zydeco - We are a restaurant that features a wide range of talent. Live Music is a standard.

  • Project: GROOVE

    Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 9:00pm

    Description:

    Join The JT Project for a weekly open jam that is sure to blow your mind! Featuring local and regional musicians who have worked with artists like Beyonce, Estelle, Chaka Khan, Lauryn Hill, Justin Timberlake, Kenny Garrett, Joe and many more, all are encouraged to take the stage and show their skills. Starting with a set by The JT Project and ending with a slamming open mic, this jam is a force to be reckoned with!

  • Stormy Monday - $10 Cover

    Friday, July 25, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm

    Description:

    Stormy Monday is a rock solid blues band that is both powerful and artful, playing in the moment and letting the music lead the way. You'll hear a great variety including classic old school, heavy blues, southern style and Texas blues. A great live show is truly alive with a powerful vocal, dueling lead guitars, harmonica and slide guitar, all backed by a strong rhythm section, as they deliver their take on great blues classics.

  • The Craft - $5 Cover

    Friday, July 25, 2014 - 11:00pm

    Description:

    A beautifully orchestrated combination of multiple generations of musicians, The CRAFT is a breath of fresh air for music fans. With a wide array of material, The CRAFT has tunes for all ears.

    Formed in early 2013, The CRAFT has many original songs, and a variety of covers that has proved to excite the audience at venues across NYC.

    The founding members of The CRAFT, lead vocalist and rhythm guitar player, Mal Dee, and lead guitar and vocalist, Luigi Ferraro hail from Morris County, New Jersey.

    Stay tuned at www.theCRAFTband.com for more details

  • The Michael Reitman Band - $10 Cover

    Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm

    Description:

    Michael Reitman, an accomplished blues guitarist, hosts an Acoustic Open Mic at the Hat City Kitchen in Orange on alternate Tuesdays where he also performs. In addition, he serves as a member of the advisory board of Toni's Kitchen at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Montclair. Jason DeSalvo (bass) is a long-time Montclair resident who began playing bass guitar at the age of 12. Mr. DeSalvo is involved with numerous charities including one of Montclair’s own — Jazz House Kids — as a member of its Board of Directors. Larry "The Lip" Lipschultz has been playing harmonica for 9 years. In addition to the Michael Reitman Blues Band, Larry plays with Montclair based Black Lace Blues and the blues rock band the JRK Project. He has played in bars, clubs and outdoor events throughout North Jersey. Michael Devito (guitar) is a longtime Montclair resident, with deep appreciation for blues, jazz and roots music. He plays electric and acoustic guitar, baritone guitar and lap steel. Michael is a founding member of the Blue Shadows, a New Brunswick-based blues band, and played for many years with the Blue Shadow Dogs in NYC. He appeared several times as a musical guest in the Montclair area with his friend and mentor Rich Cohen.

  • Open Blues Jam w/ Al Gold

    Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

    Description:

    Let out your blues this Sunday with a great blues jam all afternoon. Musicians from all around come out and play, and fill our room with sweet melodies that will touch your soul. Each week is a different band so make sure to come out and see what’s in store. All levels of players and singers are encouraged to participate!

  • All Acoustic Open Jam w/ Michael Reitman

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 8:00pm

    Description:

    Come chill out with the soft sounds of acoustic guitar. This Acoustic Open Jam welcomes singers, songwriters, and musicians to serenade our welcoming audience with whatever originals or covers their hearts desire. Each week brings a different crowd, so the music is always fresh. This is a great way to relax in the middle of the week, and a great way to participate in the local music scene.

  • Open Jazz Jam w/ Mike Lee

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 8:00pm

    Description:

    You’re invited to a wonderful night of jazz music brought to you by the best in local talent. Hosted by Mike Lee, this open jazz jam welcomes all styles and levels of musicians to share the stage and create great music. Each week brings a new surprise so make sure to check it out. The show starts at 8:00PM, but get in early to grab a seat. Always a good time, this jam is not to be missed!

  • Project: GROOVE

    Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:00pm

    Description:

    Join The JT Project for a weekly open jam that is sure to blow your mind! Featuring local and regional musicians who have worked with artists like Beyonce, Estelle, Chaka Khan, Lauryn Hill, Justin Timberlake, Kenny Garrett, Joe and many more, all are encouraged to take the stage and show their skills. Starting with a set by The JT Project and ending with a slamming open mic, this jam is a force to be reckoned with!