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Jersey City Rocks White Eagle Hall Returns On September 10th

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- The popular “Jersey City Rocks White Eagle Hall” concert series returns for a third time on Friday, September 10th at 7:00pm, with an art show from Robert Piersanti. This concert series curated by rock musician Debra Devi celebrates Jersey City’s diverse, super-talented music scene. The artists are making a donation to SpotJC Foundation, affiliated with TheSpot JC, a hub for creatives and youth programming in Greenville. 

7th Annual Rock the Farm Festival To Take Place September 25th
(SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ) -- The 7th Annual event, Rock The Farm Festival returns to Seaside Heights on September 25th, 2021. This family friendly event features incredible music all day long, food trucks, beer & wine garden, KidZone, and so much more. This day will feature the world's top tribute bands covering a variety of everyone's favorite music. The event is scheduled to run from noon to 10:00pm.

Makin Waves with Jerry Ryan: Talkin’ Elephants, Rockin’ Autism
South Jersey indie rock impresario Jerry Ryan has been a tsunami of Makin Waves for more than a decade, and for that, he won the 2020 Makin Waves Tsunami Award for being the year’s biggest behind-the-scenes mover and shaker. Refusing to be stopped by the goddamn pandemic, Jerry kept on keepin’ on by raising more than $21,000 with virtual versions of his annual Elephants for Autism Festival. Inspired by raising his autistic son, Jeremy, as a single parent, the festival supports the families of children and young adults with autism. 

New Found Glory With New Release and Tour That Includes Shows In NJ, Philly, and NYC
(SAYREVILLE, NJ) -- New Found Glory have announced their upcoming deluxe release, Forever And Ever x Infinity...And Beyond!!!, due out September 3rd on Hopeless Records. The record features six new songs that the band wrote and recorded during the pandemic. The band will also be hitting the road with a tour that includes dates at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville on Wednesday, September 29th, Franklin Music Hall (Philadelphia) on October 3, and Pier 17 (New York City) on October 8th.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Drift Away" by Tom Kanach Band
Tom Kanach Band includes Pete Wood, Tom Kanach, Steve Buzbee, and Joe Rowley. They will return to Asbury on Aug. 14 at The Saint to play “Welcome Home Matt Pinfield,” a long-awaited homecoming for the East Brunswick music industry icon.

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FEATURES

Makin Waves with Jerry Ryan: Talkin’ Elephants, Rockin’ Autism

South Jersey indie rock impresario Jerry Ryan has been a tsunami of Makin Waves for more than a decade, and for that, he won the 2020 Makin Waves Tsunami Award for being the year’s biggest behind-the-scenes mover and shaker. Refusing to be stopped by the goddamn pandemic, Jerry kept on keepin’ on by raising more than $21,000 with virtual versions of his annual Elephants for Autism Festival. Inspired by raising his autistic son, Jeremy, as a single parent, the festival supports the families of children and young adults with autism. 

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Drift Away" by Tom Kanach Band
Tom Kanach Band includes Pete Wood, Tom Kanach, Steve Buzbee, and Joe Rowley. They will return to Asbury on Aug. 14 at The Saint to play “Welcome Home Matt Pinfield,” a long-awaited homecoming for the East Brunswick music industry icon.

Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...7/22/21
"Whole Nother World," it's eight tracks and it came out on May 28 and it hit number one on roots charts for soul/blues album, it hit number two on International Broadcasters in the UK so there was a lot that has happened and it's not just me it's the whole project. The musicians are just experts in what they do and the sound engineer; the recording was done in Baton Rouge but he resides in my area and the guy has elephant ears (laughs) and that really was the end point, the mastering was incredible."

"And the Seasons, They Go Round and Round." Emily Grove’s Tribute to Joni Mitchell LIVE! at the Hunterdon County Library
Following a year in which many concerts were cancelled or postponed, music lovers packing lawn chairs and blankets are making their way onto the lawn of the Hunterdon County Library in Flemington, NJ this Tuesday, July 13, 2021. They’re all here to enjoy a live Joni Mitchell tribute performance by NJ singer/songwriter Emily Grove.

"Restored, Refreshed, Renewed in Spirit." The Solisti Ensemble LIVE! at Ocean Grove's Great Auditorium
Following a year in which most concerts were cancelled or postponed, music lovers are currently streaming into Ocean Grove, NJ’s Great Auditorium this Thursday, July 8, 2021 evening for a live performance by one of classical music’s most distinguished string ensembles, The Solisti Ensemble.

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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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