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Asbury Music Playlist for April 15 - May 15

originally published: 04/15/2018

Asbury Music Playlist for April 15 - May 15(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Asbury Music has updated its new music playlist for the period from April 15 to May 15, 2018.  In addition to spinning a mix of Jersey Artists, Americana, Classic Rock, Covers, and 80s Rock, the online radio station creates a playlist of new tunes for heavy airplay.  The new music playlist generally has over 100 songs each month.  The station itself has roughly 10,000 in its playlist curated by Gary Wien.

"We strive to have a radio station unlike any other," explained Wien.  "While New Jersey artists form a large part of our identity, we also play tons of songs that you won't find anywhere else.  From indie artists to eclectic cover tracks, our goal is to play great songs from around the world.  We don't follow the charts... we create our own."

Asbury Music is run by New Jersey Stage, the Garden State's leading arts & entertainment publication.  The station can be accessed from anywhere in the world at and via the TuneIn app available on most smartphones.

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Here is the new music playlist starting on April 15, 2018.
A Halo Called Fred - It's That Kind Of Party
Allison Pierce - A Kiss Before You Go
Alvvays - In Undertow
Amanda "Pearl" Shires - I Kept Watch Like Doves
Amanda Rose Riley - The Old Lady at the Open Mic
Anthony D'Amato - On The Banks Of The River Where I Died (With The Mastersons)
Aquino - Moving Me. Moving Free.
Ayron Jones and The Way - Take Your Time
Beach Fossils - Down the Line
Ben Reel - Paradise Found
Ben Strawn - It Would Be Sweet
Bill Toms and Hard Rain (featuring The Soulville Horns) - Back To Memphis
BJ Barham - Road To Nowhere
Blitzen Trapper - Baby Won't You Turn Me On
BNQT - 100 Million Miles
Brent Ryan - Gus McCrae
Brett Dennen - Good Vibration
Brian Fallon - Sleepwalkers
Brooks Dixon - Promises
Cameron Owens - Goin' Home
Charly Bliss - Glitter
Chuck Prophet - We Got Up and Played
Collins Drive - Cemetery Angel
Colter Wall - Motorcycle
Connor Garvey - Insignificance
Cory Branan - I Only Know
Cranston Dean - I Got The Shakes
Cults - Talk in Circles
Darren Criss - Going Nowhere
David Starr - Beautiful Music of You feat Richie Furay
James Deely - somebody at home
Diego Allessandro - This American Life
Dream Wife - Spend The Night
Dust Rhinos - Sailing With the Captain
Dylan Hicks - I Was Made Anew
Ed Snodderly - Whispering
Eilen Jewell - Walking with Frankie
Elizabeth & The Catapult - Better Days
EmiSunshine - Strong Armed Robbery
ERYN - Our Love Won't Die
Esme Bridie - Tower Of Regret
Fazerdaze - Misread
Forest Fire Gospel Choir - Daddio
Foxygen - Avalon
Frank Viele - Broken Love Song (feat Joe Bonamassa)
Freddie Fry - Out Of Time
Gina Sicilia - I Don't Want To Be In Love
Gregg Allman - I Love The Life I Live
Greta Gaines - Heal Me
Griffin House - Straight In The Night
Heart Society - I Don't Give a Damn
Hiss Golden Messenger - Lost Out in the Darkness
Jane Weaver - Slow Motion
Japanese Breakfast - This House
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit - If We Were Vampires
Joe D'Urso & Stone Caravan - Just Once
Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers - More Yesterdays Than Tomorrows
John Smith - Joanna
Joseph Parsons Band - True
Juliana Hatfield - I Wanna Be Your Disease
Karen Mansfield - New Favorite Thing
Larkin Poe - Look Away
Lindi Ortega - Lovers in Love
Little Steven - Standing In The Line Of Fire
Lori McKenna - We Were Cool
Lover - Story (Money Shot)
Luna - Most of the Time
Marc Tappan - Queen Anne Lace
Mark Erelli - Deep Red Bells
Matt Townsend - Came Down from the Mountain
Matthew Perryman Jones - I'm Sorry
Michael Brett - She's The Pilot
Mike Daly & The Planets - Never Too Late
Mount Eerie - Earth
Neil Nathan - Burning a Horse
Nicole Atkins - Brokedown Luck
Nostalgist - Smoldering Amber
Oddme - Fading Away (Dec Live 2017)
Passenger - Sweet Louise
Peter Karp and Sue Foley - More Than I Bargained For
Peter Prasa - Stranger
Phoebe Bridgers - You Missed My Heart
Jane's Party - Ciggy Buzz
Mo Kenney - If You're Not Dead
Poppa John Bug & The Jam Band - The Bronx Is Burning
REICHELT - Heavy Hearts Live In Hell
Rick Springfield - God Don't Care
Rob Dye - Beware 
Rod Picott - Store Bought
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings - Pass Me By
Shout Out Louds - Ease My Mind
Slaid Cleaves - If I Had a Heart
Slow Buildings - What's Wrong With People
Sonofdov - Let Me In
Stacie Rose - Change
Stephen Stills - Questions
Sunshine & The Rain - So Far So Close
Superchunk - What a Time to Be Alive
Ted Leo - The Future (Is Learning To...)
Terry McCarthy - It Hurts
The Accidentals - Parking Lot
The Brixton Riot - Slow Evolution
The Catholic Girls - Shame On You
The Clientele - Everything You See Tonight Is Different From Itself
The Cravens - Endless Heart
The Dead Milkmen - Only the Dead Get off at Kymlinge
The Forty Nineteens - A Stranger On the Shore
The Great Fraud - American Dream
The Hold Steady - Eureka
The James Hunter Six - Show Her
The Naked And Famous - Higher Stripped
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - Anymore
The Rails - Shame
The Successful Failures - Tennessee Boy
The Wombats - Ice Cream
Thomas Johnston - Indigo Sunset
Tina And The Balance - Break The Walls Down
Tinsley Ellis - I Got Mine
Titus Andronicus - Number One (In New York)
Tom Kanach - Stop It
Tom Russell - I'll Never Leave These Old Horses
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers - Them Changes
U2 - You're the Best Thing About Me
Vandal Moon - Computer Love
Violent Femmes - Memory
Waxahatchee - Recite Remorse
Willie Nile - The Times They Are A-Changin'
Wire - Sonic Lens
Wye Oak - Lifer
Young Lungs - Killin' Me


State Theatre Presents Diana Krall: Turn Up the Quiet Tour
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey presents Diana Krall live in concert as part of her Turn Up The Quiet World Tour on Friday, October 12 at 8:00pm. Tickets range from $43-$153.50.  This concert will feature songs from Diana Krall’s stunning new album, Turn Up The Quiet, out now on Verve Records as well as a mix of some fan favorites. 
Kean Stage Presents The Manhattan Transfer
(UNION, NJ) -- Going strong after more than 45 years, Grammy Award winner The Manhattan Transfer, with tenor vocals from Kean University alumnus Alan Paul '71, will captivate Kean Stage audiences with their distinctive four-part harmonies at Enlow Recital Hall on Sunday, September 30 at 3:00pm.
3rd Annual North Jersey Indie Rock Festival
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- The North Jersey Indie Rock Festival returns to Jersey City on October 6. Presented by Mint 400 Records and Sniffling Indie Kids, the festival includes acts from those labels and Little Dickman Records, Rhyme and Reason Records, and State Champion Records.  The festival takes place at White Eagle Hall. Doors are at 4:00pm and the music starts at 4:30pm. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
The Dryden Ensemble Presents Bach Cantata Fest
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- The Dryden Ensemble will present a Bach Cantata Fest on Saturday, October 20 at 7:30pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Road, Solebury, Pennsylvania, and on Sunday, October 21 at 3:00pm at Miller Chapel, located on the campus of Princeton Theological Seminary, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, New Jersey. Tickets are $25 for general admission and free to students with an ID. They may be purchased at the door or online at
Steve Barton & Robert Darlington From Translator To Perform at Randy Now's Man Cave
(BORDENTOWN, NJ) -- Whether it's pure pop or moody acoustic ballads, singer/songwriter/guitarist, Steve Barton, has developed a reputation for crafting some of the most literate and poignant music in underground rock.  In addition to being a founding member of the revered punk/psychedelic band Translator, perhaps best known for the Barton-penned song "Everywhere That I'm Not", he has released several solo albums.  The seventh and latest, "Tall Tales and Alibis", is a sprawling triple album tour de force filled with Steve's brand new songs, which was released in March by Sleepless Music.   To celebrate the release of the record, Barton will be making a rare live appearance with his Translator partner Robert Darlington, this Sunday, September 23 at Randy Now's Man Cave in Bordentown (134 Farnsworth Ave) at 7:00pm.  

From the Ballpark to the Concert Stage: Bernie Williams LIVE! at The Grunin Center
Fans of sports and music are lining up outside Toms River, NJ’s Grunin Center of the Arts this Saturday, September 8, 2018 for a concert by four-time World Series Champion and Latin Grammy-Nominated guitarist/composer Bernie Williams and his All-Star Band!
“Here’s Lucie!” Lucie Arnaz LIVE! at the PNC Bank Arts Center
Even though the weather outside Holmdel, NJ’s PNC Bank Arts Center is cloudy with some light intermittent drizzle this Wednesday, September 12, 2018 afternoon, the venue’s stage is still shining brightly with talent thanks to a live performance by television, film, and stage actress/singer Lucie Arnaz!
Mike Aiken Talks About Aiken & Friends Fest, North Branch At RVCC
(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- Raritan Valley Community College presents Aiken & Friends Fest, North Branch on Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22.  The three-day event will feature a number of different musical shows by Mike Aiken, as well as other solo artists and groups.  
Virtuoso Jazz Violinist Jean-Luc Ponty LIVE! at the Newton Theatre
It’s a warm but lovely Aug. 23, 2018 evening here in Newton, NJ. After enjoying some hand-dipped Cliff’s ice cream from the window at Hayek Market, we march up Spring Street looking forward to hearing some world-class jazz at one of the Garden State’s favorite concert venues, The Newton Theatre.
An Interview with Bernie Williams
Four-time World Series Champion and Latin Grammy-Nominated guitarist and composer Bernie Williams will perform with his All-Star Band at the Jersey Shore this Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at The Grunin Center of the Arts in Toms River, NJ!

Event calendar
Saturday, Sep 22, 2018


Asbury Park Porchfest @ Booskerdoo, Asbury Park - 12:00pm

Carl Chesna & Co. @ Hotel Tides, Asbury Park - 1:00pm

Echoes @ The Stone Pony, Asbury Park - 7:00pm

Cole Swindell @ Hard Rock Live Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City, Atlantic City - 8:00pm

GRUPO NICHE @ Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), Englewood - 8:00pm

The History of Motown @ Englewood Public Library, Englewood - 7:00pm

Drake Bell @ iPlay America, Freehold - 7:00pm

Classic Stones Live feat. The Glimmer Twins @ The Levoy Theatre, Millville - 8:00pm

Opera Theatre of Montclair Presents Hansel and Gretel @ Central Presbyterian Church, Montclair - 4:00pm

Oscar D’León with Tony Vega and Los Hermanos Moreno @ Prudential Hall @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 8:00pm

SunDog Band at Duffy's Tavern, Paterson NJ @ Duffy's Tavern, Paterson NJ, Paterson - 9:00pm

Celtic Thunder X @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 8:00pm

Young Person's Concert @ River Dell Middle School Auditorium, River Edge - 1:00pm

Tigerman record release show for “Descend Into Savagery” @ Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck - 8:00pm

Hubby Jenkins @ Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton - 7:30pm


Souvenir @ Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven - 8:00pm

East Lynne Theater Company presents SILENT SKY @ First Presbyterian Church (Cape May), Cape May - 8:00pm

The Shuck @ Cape May Stage, Cape May - 3:00pm and 7:30pm

Incorruptible @ Ritz Theatre Company, Haddon Township - 8:00pm

West End Festival of the Arts- Theatre Brut Session 2 @ West End Arts Center, Long Branch - 2:00pm

Evita @ Broadway Theatre of Pitman, Pitman - 2:00pm and 8:00pm

Seuls en Scene French Theater Festival - "Claire, Anton et Eux" @ Class of 1970 Theatre, Whitman College, Princeton - 2:00pm and 8:00pm

HUMAN ERROR by Eric Pfeffinger @ West Windsor Arts Center, Princeton Junction - 8:00pm

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest @ Black Box PAC, Teaneck - 8:00pm

Assisted Living: The Musical @ Jay & Linda Grunin Center For The Arts At Ocean County College, Toms River - 2:00pm

Brick City @ Premiere Stages at Kean University, Union - 3:00pm


SWAN LAKE - THE ATLANTIC CITY BALLET @ The Strand Theater, Lakewood - 7:00pm

SOLE Defined @ Mainstage @ Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC), Rahway - 8:00pm


Monthly Saturday Writing Retreats @ Tiferet Journal, Bernardsville - 9:00am

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