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PLANETARIUM LASER CONCERTS

See colorful laser lights choreographed with music and the starry planetarium sky.
 

Admission: $7 for all shows and all ages

Call 908-231-8805 for reservations!

        

 
 
  

Laser Show Song Lists
See an Astronomy Show before a laser concert.

Admission: $7 for all shows and all ages

Call 908-231-8805 for reservations!

  • Shows and Concerts start on time.
  • No one is admitted into the planetarium after a show or concert has started; by order of the Fire Marshall.
  • Please arrive 20-30 minutes before show time. Reservations are held until 10 minutes before the start of a show. 
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • 4:00 shows are recommended for ages 6 and older.
    8:00 shows are recommended for ages 12 and older.  They use album versions of songs, not radio versions.  Words are not edited or bleeped from the original artist's recording.

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New admission fee:
     $7 per person for one show, $12 per person for two shows on the same day

There are no public shows from December 22, 2012 - January 4, 2013

December

Winter Wonder Lights
Saturdays & Sundays,
December 1 & 2, 8 & 9, 15 & 16  Sold out on December 1
3:00 p.m.

An annual tradition, come listen to songs like "Wizards in Winter," "Run Run Rudolph," and "Little Saint Nick" while lasers draw pictures on the dome overhead.  Recommended for ages 6 - adult.

There are no public shows from December 22, 2012 - January 4, 2013

January


Laser Mania
Saturdays, January 5, 12, 19, 26
4:00 p.m.
Features songs by a variety of artists.

NJ Rocks
Saturdays, January 5 & 19
8:00 p.m.
All artists, from Bruce Springsteen to Frank Sinatra, have a New Jersey connection.
 

Classic Rock
Saturdays, January 12 & 26
8:00 p.m.
Artists include the Grateful Dead, Beatles, and Rush.

 


 

 


RVCC Laser Song List

Laser Mania

  • The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens
  • What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction
  • Hot, Hot, Hot - Buster Poindexter
  • All In - Lifehouse
  • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - Mary Poppins
  • I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
  • Sugar, Sugar - The Archies
  • Tonight Tonight - Hot Chelle Rae
  • Save Me - Remo Zero
  • Fresh - DEVO
  • and more!
 

Winter Wonder Lights

  • First Snow - Trans Siberian Orchestra
  • Winter Wonderland - Eurythmics
  • Jingle Bells - Clancy Brothers
  • Little Saint Nick - Beach Boys
  • Christmas Tribute for the Military - Third Day
  • Linus & Lucy - Vince Guaraldi Trio
  • Let it Snow - Jessica Simpson
  • Run Run Rudolph - Bryan Adams
  • Frosty the Snowman
  • and more!
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 Fright Light

  • Alive - Meatloaf
  • Monster Mash - Bobbie "Boris" Picket
  • Witch Queen of New Orleans - Redbone (evening show only)
  • Zombie Jamboree - Rockapella (afternoon show only)
  • Superstition - Stevie Wonder
  • Time Warp - Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Purple People Eater - Sheb Wooley
  • Night of the Vampire - Roky Erikson
  • Dead Man's Party - Oingo Boingo
  • The Night Santa Went Crazy - Weird Al (evening show only)
  • Enter Sandman - Metallica (evening show only)
  • Thriller - Michael Jackson
  • and more!

 

 Laser Pop Rock

  • Paradise - Coldplay
  • Let Them Try - Eric Serra
  • Party Rock - LMFAO
  • Here It Goes Again - OK Go
  • Ob La Di, Ob La Da - The Beatles
  • 2012 (It Ain't the End) - Jay Sean
  • Point of No Return - ELO
  • What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction
  • Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepson
  • Edge of Glory - Lady Gaga
  • and more!

 

 NJ Rocks

  • Fly Me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra
  • Much Better - Jonas Brothers
  • Heart of Glass - Blondie
  • Born in the USA - Bruce Springsteen
  • Love Shack - B-52's
  • Two Princes - Spin Doctors
  • How Will I Know - Whitney Houston
  • Red Giant - Short of the Sun
  • Celebration - Kool and the Gang
  • See You Next Time Song - mr RAY
  • Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
  • and more!

 

  Laser Coldplay

  • For You
  • Brothers & Sisters
  • Yellow
  • Lovers in Japan
  • In My Place
  • What if?
  • Clocks
  • Trouble (Live)
  • Speed of Sound
  • and more!

 Classic Rock

  • Touch of Gray - Grateful Dead
  • You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet - BTO
  • Rebel Rebel - David Bowie
  • Do Ya - ELO
  • Houses of the Holy - Led Zeppelin
  • Another One Bites the Dust - Queen
  • You Took the Words Right out of My Mouth - Meatloaf
  • Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2) - Pink Floyd
  • Come Sail Away - Styx
  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) - Beatles
  • and more!

 

 Laser Kids -

  • God Bless the USA - Lee Greenwood
  • Pop Goes the World - Men without Hats
  • I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
  • When You WIsh Upon a Star - Disney
  • We Will Rock You - Queen
  • The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens
  • Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr.
  • Tik Tok - Ke$ha
  • Supercalifragilisticsexpialidocious - Mary Poppins
  • ABC - Jackson 5
  • Yellow Submarine - The Beatles
  • What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction
  • Edge of Glory - Lady Gaga

 

 SkyLights

  • Family Ride - mr RAY
  • Roy G Biv - mr RAY
  • I’d be a Dinosaur - mr RAY
  • Kalien the Alien - mr RAY
  • Footsteps on the Moon - Jane Murphy
  • Is Anybody Else Out There - Jane Murphy
  • The Planet Song - Jane Murphy
  • Moon Rock Rock - Jane Murphy
  • When You Wish Upon a Star - Disney
  • Purple People Eater
  • Talk to the Animal - Sammy Davis, Jr.
  • ABC - Jackson Five

 

Admission Discounts / General Policies

  • No one is admitted into the planetarium after a show or concert has started; by order of the Fire Marshall.
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult INTO the theater.
  • Please arrive 20-30 minutes before show time. Concerts must start on time.
  • See a star show and a laser concert on the same day and get $1 off the second show.
  • Try a laser concert with 3D glasses for an additional $2
  • Same night Star Show and one Laser Concert for $11.00
  • Groups of 15 or more see both for $10.00 per person
  • General seating tickets will be held until 10 minutes before show time at the Planetarium Gift Shop.
  • Reservations do not guarantee a seat if you are late for the show or concert.
Reservations are recommended for all shows by calling the Planetarium @ 908-231-8805. 

Click here for directions to the Planetarium.
 
  Raritan Valley Community College Updated 3/5/2006 by AKA