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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. 

"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.

“Still Wanderin’!” Spotlight on The Del-Satins’ Stan Zizka

Stan Zizka is the lead singer of The Del-Satins, a doo-wop group founded in the late-1950s. In addition to their 1962 regional hit, “Teardrops Follow Me,” Zizka and the Del-Satins made rock ’n roll history by singing backup on many of Dion’s greatest hits including “Runaround Sue,” “Ruby Baby,” and “The Wanderer.”

A Look At Hopewell Theater's Fall 2021 Lineup

(HOPEWELL, NJ) -- Hopewell Theater will reopen with a slate of indie films and live performances from a variety of emerging and established artists presenting music, comedy, theater, and improv. On September 10th - the theatre’s four-year anniversary - the theater’s first show will be a celebratory performance by Hopewell-born rock singer-songwriter Daniella Cotton, alongside guitarist Matt Beck and drummer Aaron Comess. The event includes a pre-show party, complete with gifts and prizes.

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