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The Boardwalk Kings & Unable Music Group Sponsor A Benefit Concert In Clementon On Human Trafficking Awareness Day

originally published: 01/10/2019

The Boardwalk Kings & Unable Music Group 
 Sponsor A Benefit Concert In Clementon On Human Trafficking Awareness Day(CLEMENTON, NJ) -- You could be forgiven if you’ve not yet heard of The Boardwalk Kings. The Philly-based rock group is relatively new on the scene, but their members are not. Their veteran lineup, including former Rushmore frontman Travis Coffin, brings a polished and friendly brand of alternative rock with a punk rock soul. Wasting no time in making an impact on their community and the music scene, The Boardwalk Kings together with Cherry Hill, NJ-based Unable Music Group, have teamed up with some of the biggest names in music to support the Rock Against Trafficking charity project.

Working the local awareness and fundraising efforts for Rock Against Trafficking, The Boardwalk Kings and Unable Music Group are sponsoring a benefit concert to be held on Human Trafficking Awareness Day, on Friday January 11, 2019. The event, which will kick off at 8:30pm at Harper’s Pub (1 Gibbsboro Rd) in Clementon, NJ will feature music by The Boardwalk Kings, Greedo’s Ghost, and Kissing the Klepto. A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to the Los Angeles-based Rock Against Trafficking, and attendees will also have the ability to donate directly to the charity. Perhaps the most exciting part of the event, however, is the awareness that this event will bring to Rock Against Trafficking and its huge, ongoing musical project.

Rock Against Trafficking is a non-profit charity driven by seasoned music industry veterans who are taking action to end human trafficking on a global scale. To that end, Rock Against Trafficking has enlisted an A-list lineup of artists, including Journey, Slash, Santana, Rob Thomas, Heart, En Vogue, Glenn Hughes, and others, to bring awareness and funding to combat this global scourge. Rock Against Trafficking has announced the upcoming release, slated for later this year, of a star-studded benefit album. Already, the charity has released two singles from the new album, including a cover of The Police’s “Synchronicity II” by the legendary rock band Journey.

According to Rock Against Trafficking, there are currently over 40 million people trapped in slavery conditions across the globe, and approximately 25% of them are children. UNICEF’s horrific data shows that a child is prepared for sexual exploitation every two minutes. Human/Child Trafficking is easily the world’s most heinous issue, while simultaneously being the least discussed. Rock Against Trafficking creates unique music, events and other products to entertain, engage, and educate audiences while raising financial resources for the organizations who most need the support to end Human Trafficking.


The Church To Perform At White Eagle Hall
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) --  The Church return to the U.S. this spring for the second leg of the Starfish 30th Anniversary Tour. The band will be celebrating their breakout album Starfish, playing the album in its entirety along with a selection of tracks from their 26 album catalogue. The Starfish Anniversary tour has taken the band across the globe,  to the UK, their native Australia and the first American leg this past fall. On April 16, the tour comes to White Eagle Hall in Jersey City.
Kean Stage Presents Jazz Saxophonist David Sanborn
(UNION, NJ) -- Jazz saxophonist David Sanborn will perform with his new quintet at Kean Stage’s Enlow Recital Hall on Sunday, February 10 at 3:00pm. Tickets range from $55-$75.
The Newton Theatre Presents Corey Smith
(NEWTON, NJ) -- The Newton Theatre presents Corey Smith on Saturday, March 2 at 8:00pm. Smith, the fan-made man, has sold over 1 million concert tickets, 1.5 million digital singles, and over 220,000 albums. Smith has amassed an unfailingly devout fan base, not only in his native Southeast region but all around the nation, simply by telling it the way it is.
Hanover Wind Symphony to perform 
in Morristown
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) —The Hanover Wind Symphony will perform a special concert entitled And the Trumpets Shall Sound at the Morris Museum on Sunday, February 10 at 2:00pm.  The concert will feature the Hanover Wind Symphony’s trumpet section, and guest soloist, Michael R. Baker.  The concert is being held in conjunction with the museum’s exhibition, Trumpets, Weird and Wonderful: Treasures from the National Music Museum, which is on view through Sunday, March 17, 2019.
Mungion To Perform At The Stone Pony
 (ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Since their inception in the Spring of 2015, Mungion (pronounced mung-yin) has quickly made a name for themselves as one of the rising stars of the jam scene. The band will open a pair of shows for Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park on January 24-25.

"He's Withstood the Test of Time" Aaron Neville LIVE! at SOPAC
We’re with a sold-out crowd of music lovers in the lobby of NJ’s South Orange Performing Arts Center this Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, waiting for a live concert appearance by soul and R&B singer, Aaron Neville.
Featured Music Video: "Kiss The Bottle" by The Vansaders
Our featured music video of the month is by The Vansaders.
Bongo Boy TV - Issue 55
Each issue of NJ Stage Magazine contains the latest episode of Bongo Boy TV.
Makin Waves Record Roundup with Rachel Ana Dobken, Jackson Pines and Bulletproof Belv
Bob Makin takes a look at recent releases by Rachel Ana Dobken, Jackson Pines and Bulletproof Belv.
The Empire Strikes Back in Concert with the NJSO LIVE! at the State Theatre
Some of our favorite childhood memories growing up at the Jersey Shore involved going to our town’s grand old movie palace, The Community Theater, in Toms River. Built with colonial architecture and featuring large white columns in the front, paned glass windows in the lobby, a circular brick walk from the sidewalk to the box office, and a white picket fence which enclosed a lawn and a flower bed, this local gem presented the latest Hollywood films. For kids like us back in the 1960’s, that meant pictures like Mary Poppins, Cinderella, The Love Bug, and Flipper.

Event calendar
Thursday, Jan 24, 2019

"Apple Season" by E.M. Lewis @ New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch - 8:00pm

American Theater Group: Tell Them I’m Still Young @ South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), South Orange - 7:30pm

Some Girl(s) @ Studio Playhouse Upper Montclair, Upper Montclair - 8:00pm


Josh Gates Live! @ Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown - 7:30pm

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