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NJPAC Presents Alice Cooper On March 22nd

(NEWARK, NJ) -- Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper introduced shock rock to the masses—and now he’s bringing it to NJPAC on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 7:30pm. The man (and the band) has rattled cages and undermined authority since the ‘70s, with musical mayhem and house-of-horrors theatrics. Hot off the release of his acclaimed 2021 album Detroit Stories, Alice Cooper is touring tirelessly to bring fresh material and greatest hits to fans around the world. He’ll be joined by Buckcherry, the ‘90s sleaze-rock band that recently released Hellbound, its ninth album. This is an outrageous live show not to be missed.

Uriah Heep and Trapeze Ex-Lead Singer Peter Goalby's Long-Lost Solo Album Is Released
Peter Goalby was the lead singer of Uriah Heep during the band’s classic Abominog era and also wrote their 1980s hit “Blood Red Roses.” He sang on the band’s albums Head First and Equator plus he’s also known for his time in Trapeze. Peter Goalby is now retired from the music industry.

Little Steven's Underground Apothecary Offers Free Stream Of The Holiday Video Jukebox on December 15th
(NEW YORK, NY) -- Little Steven's Underground Apothecary will present a free stream of The Holiday Video Jukebox on Wednesday, December 15 at 8:00pm ET via Fans.live to support Teachrock.org, which provides free arts integration curriculum and teacher training to nearly 50,000 teachers nationwide. The stream will be available for 72 hours following its original broadcast.

Nicole Atkins presents "Memphis Ice: A Livestream Moment" on Friday
New Jersey native and internationally acclaimed chanteuse Nicole Atkins will celebrate this week’s arrival of her eagerly anticipated new album with an intimate one-night-only livestream Moment. Presented by premium digital live platform Moment House, "Memphis Ice: A Livestream Moment" will air worldwide this Friday, December 10 at 9:00pm (EST). Replays will be available for only 24 hours following the event. Tickets are available now exclusively via Moment House.

Roy's Hall presents Mark O'Connor "An Appalachian Christmas" on Saturday
(BLAIRSTOWN, NJ) -- Roy's Hall presents Mark O'Connor "An Appalachian Christmas" with Maggie and Forrest O'Connor on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 8:00om. Grammy-winning composer and fiddler Mark O’Connor has created several arrangements of Christmas classics and fashions a wondrous mixture of both instrumental and vocal music in bluegrass and other American music genres. Mark is undeniably one of the greatest multi-instrumentalists of the century. His virtuosity on fiddle, mandolin and guitar is world renown.

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Spotlight On Tarah Who?

Tarah and Coralie make up Tarah Who?, a duo based in Los Angeles.  Tarah Carpenter is the lead singer and guitarist, Coralie Hervé plays drums.  We reached out to them to learn more about their band.

Amanda Rose Riley Talks About "Coming Home"
It was only back in June that Amanda Rose Riley released an album called "The Fine Print" but the prolific singer-songwriter is back with another seven new tracks in the album, "Coming Home." It was written, performed, produced, and arranged completely by the Jersey artist herself. The title track refers to that glorious first concert back after the global live music shutdown — for her, it was Frank Turner opening for Counting Crows this past October.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “Get Back 2 Me Never” by Grasser
One of the latest singles from the Asbury Park-based indie trio Grasser, "Get Back 2 Me Never," is the Makin Waves Song of the Week. 

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Is Looking to Reignite the Legacy of the Queen of Disco
Before the women pop stars of today’s generation (Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, and Dua Lipa) or even of the older generation (Janet Jackson and Madonna), there was multiple Grammy-award winning singer and songwriter, Donna Summer.  Nicknamed the Queen of Disco, Summer was one of the first African-American recording artists to cultivate a large international audience in dance music. 

Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites....12/2/21
“I’ve been good, been busy all day; doing a lot of interviews for the album and my other project, the “Guitar Zeus” video. I’ve been doing a lot of interviews for both; talking about everything,” says one of the quintessential rock drummers of all time, Carmine Appice as he discussed his hectic schedule in support of his latest efforts; “Guitar Zeus” and “Appice Perdomo Project.”  

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