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The Hudson West Folk Festival Takes Place October 15th


(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- In its historic downtown area, three blocks to the Exchange Place PATH station and just two stops from Manhattan, Jersey City again hosts the Hudson West Folk Festival on Saturday, October 15th from noon to 10:00pm at the new Nimbus Arts Center. This festival will include performances from nationally-known artists and highly regarded regional acts.  The lineup includes Ebony Hillbillies, Leslie Mendelson, J Pope and the HearNow, Jaimee Harris, Cole Quest and the City Pickers, Ari Hest, Ukrainian Village Voices, and KJ Denhert.

BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music: 9/26/22
Lazlo, founder of BlowUpRadio.com (an online station based around New Jersey artists), shines a light on some of the many new releases from NJ based musicians each week with this column. This week Lazlo takes a look at releases by 9fm, Joe Juliano, Jon Caspi & The First Gun, Yawn Mower, Plus Tax, The Smithereens, Taser Video, and Old Smile.

MSG presents Wizkid
(NEW YORK, NY) -- Grammy Award winning and multi-Platinum selling artist Wizkid will perform at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, November 16 at 8:00pm – marking the Nigerian superstar’s first show at The World’s Most Famous Arena. 

ProgStock 2022 Takes Place October 7-9 at UCPAC
(RAHWAY, NJ) -- ProgStock 2022 is the sixth edition of an annual, 3-day, volunteer-run event whose mission is to shine light one of the most exciting and creative genres of rock music, Progressive Rock. This year's event takes place October 7-9 at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway.

Elizabeth Winterbourne wins the Carteret Battle of the Bands
Arizona-raised, New York City-based singer-songwriter Elizabeth Winterbourne won $1,500 from the solo portion of the Carteret Battle of the Bands on Sept. 18 during the borough’s annual Charity Carnival.

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FEATURES

BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music: 9/26/22

Lazlo, founder of BlowUpRadio.com (an online station based around New Jersey artists), shines a light on some of the many new releases from NJ based musicians each week with this column. This week Lazlo takes a look at releases by 9fm, Joe Juliano, Jon Caspi & The First Gun, Yawn Mower, Plus Tax, The Smithereens, Taser Video, and Old Smile.

Elizabeth Winterbourne wins the Carteret Battle of the Bands
Arizona-raised, New York City-based singer-songwriter Elizabeth Winterbourne won $1,500 from the solo portion of the Carteret Battle of the Bands on Sept. 18 during the borough’s annual Charity Carnival.

New York City's Babyllon wins Carteret Battle of the Bands
New York City-based funky, soulful blues-rock outfit Babyllon wins the Carteret Battle of the Bands on Sept. 18 in Carteret Park

Glory Days Abroad: September 24
Just steps away from the Adriatic, along a row of what feels like hundreds of different hotels, burning brightly on a corner lot, the Hotel Admiral offers something else along with its comforts, food, drink and water views. The celebration of rock'n'roll and art here is incredible. A gallery of paintings and sculptures in the lobby, individually decorated rooms and the floor to ceiling murals in the stairwells sets a different tone for these accommodation. 

MCR Reunion Tour: The Resurrection of the Black Parade
(NEWARK, NJ) -- My Chemical Romance brought their Reunion Tour to Prudential Center on September 20, 2022 and Jennifer Petrics was there to cover the show and take photos. The Homeless Gospel Choir and Thursday opened the night. After more than a decade without touring (and band-made jokes that the Black Parade Is Dead), the parade marches on.  And My Chem fans couldn’t be happier to be in the procession. 

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RADIO SHOWS

The Penguin has several recorded radio shows that are available on demand. Shows range from those featuring artists from New Jersey to new music from around the world and those that focus on the 80s. Click here for descriptions of each show.

HALL OF FAME

The Penguin is creating its own Hall of Fame to spotlight our favorite artists, songs, and albums from throughout the radio station's history... coming soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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