(TUCKERTON, NJ) -- Since 2014 the Non Profit, volunteer run Lizzie Rose Music Room has been providing its audiences and the music community with a very special, curated selection of artists performing in an intimate setting. The 70 seat room is housed in an historic Victorian era mansion “down the shore”, 30 minutes north of Atlantic City in Tuckerton, NJ. Much like Preservation Hall in New Orleans the focus is music and only music, there is no bar to wait 6 people deep at or food for purchase.
The room has hosted a mix of established, up and coming and fan favorite artists who make it a must play venue including blues artists Selwyn Birchwood, Vanessa Collier, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, tribute acts Damn The Torpedos (Tom Petty), Ronstadt Review (Linda Ronstadt) and Bell Bottom Blues (Eric Clapton), plus Victor Wainwright, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Brooks Williams and so many more.
In 2020 when the pandemic hit, like all venues The Lizzie Rose Music Room was forced to shut down. Luckily Founder Lou Reichert was able to secure a 100 seat outdoor location at the Pavilion in the Pines Atlantic Shores Campground in Tuckerton to keep the music going. Now, two years later he is ready to bring the music back inside to its home of 8 years but needs as the Beatles so famously put it “...a little help from my friends”.
As Lou explains: “Right now we are working hard to be able to fund some essential updates. After not being in the room for so long we are basically starting from scratch and have to build a new stage and sound booth, rewire the electrical system, update our sound equipment to digital, and other important improvements we want to be able to provide. The goal is to re-open for live music to start by the third week of October and we have shows scheduled into December."
Lou goes on to say: "We're not here to make a profit. We’re here to champion live music in our community and we need the support now during our GoFundMe running until October 15th. We were very happy to have been able to continue our concerts over the past two years outdoors, we had some excellent artists and now we are looking forward to a grand re-opening of sorts at our original location."
"Our mission at The Lizzie Rose Music Room has always been to give our audiences and artists an up close and personal music experience they can't get anywhere else. Every seat is the best seat in the house.”
Audience members said it best:
"Looking at your lineup you guys are KILLING It booking fantastic often original acts! I just wish I lived closer, we've been fortunate enough to attend a few shows and it was a great experience, I cannot say enough good things about what you're doing for the arts." - Robert W. February 2020
"Great venue small & quaint but what a surprise when you go here! Great music nonprofit volunteer staff just all around super. Why didn’t I go here sooner, check it out you will not be disappointed.” - Tracy S. June 21 2019
Please check out the GoFundMe campaign and consider donating at Lizzie Rose Music Room GoFundMe Campaign.
Prior to welcoming back live music, three decade themed dance parties are planned to also raise funds towards improvements.
* Saturday October 1st get down get funky with a 70’s Disco dance party!
* Saturday October 8th it’s time to step back to the 50’s & 60’s origins of Rock & Roll!
* Saturday October 12th the 80’s & 90’s hits are in style and ready for dancing!