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Paul Cullen, Formerly of Bad Company, to Perform in Cape May


(CAPE MAY, NJ) -- Paul Cullen, formerly of Bad Company, is the headline performer with a talented trio of guest performers on Thursday, August 11, for a special night of storytelling and classic hits from the man himself, unplugged on an intimate stage, in the heart of Cape May and outside, on the beautiful and historic grounds of the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate (1048 Washington Street). The show is part of Cape May’s new Summer Sunset Solo Series. Enjoy a variety of classic hits such as “Feel Like Makin‘ Love,” “Shooting Star” and more.

NJ Native Country Artist Gary Frost Releases "Shutup Springsteen"
Yup he said it! Many scenarios come to mind as to the meaning of the new video and single “Shutup Springsteen” by Monmouth County country music artist Gary Frost, but it’s not what you think...

“I Love This!” Dark Star Orchestra LIVE! in Seaside Heights, NJ
It’s a gorgeous summer’s eve on the Seaside Heights, NJ, Boardwalk this Saturday, June 25, 2022, as music lovers line up for a concert on the beach by the world-renown Grateful Dead tribute band, Dark Star Orchestra. The group’s show this evening is the opening night event of a spectacular Seaside Heights Live series of summer concerts here at the shore.

Sammy Kay Releases Two Singles; Proceeds to go to Women Have Options Ohio
Folk/punk singer-songwriter Sammy Kay released two new singles on June 27, 2022 - "Letter To My Former Self" and a reimagining of Bad Religion's 1993 single "Don't Pray On Me" as a digital 7" entitled Aid & Abet. All proceeds from sales of the single will go to Women Have Options Ohio, a statewide abortion fund in Kay's current home state.

The Front Bottoms to Play Sherman Theater
(STROUDSBURG, PA) -- New Jersey indie-rock band The Front Bottoms bring their 2022 tour to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Thursday, September 15. Opening for the band will be The Joy Formidable and Mobley. In support of their upcoming new EP, Theresa, The Front Bottoms will hit the road for a five-week headline tour across North America. The band will visit major markets coast-to-coast with stops at festivals along the way.

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FEATURES

“I Love This!” Dark Star Orchestra LIVE! in Seaside Heights, NJ

It’s a gorgeous summer’s eve on the Seaside Heights, NJ, Boardwalk this Saturday, June 25, 2022, as music lovers line up for a concert on the beach by the world-renown Grateful Dead tribute band, Dark Star Orchestra. The group’s show this evening is the opening night event of a spectacular Seaside Heights Live series of summer concerts here at the shore.

BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music: 6/27/22
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 the latest Rock Against Hate compilation and releases by Somebody Club, Pat Veil, By Torchlight, GIN WAR, Mike Levine, Amanda Rose Riley, Operants, Debra Devi, Jason Didner, Commons 2, Kimochi Warui, and Mikey Erg.

PHOTOS from Jarrod Spector at Axelrod PAC
(DEAL PARK, NJ) -- On Thursday, June 23, the Axelrod Performing Arts Center held its annual Gala where they honored Axelrod Executive Board Member James Aaron and celebrated the mission of providing cultural arts to the community. The night was capped off by Tony Award nominee Jarrod Spector performing with a 10-piece band in the Vogel Auditorium. Photographer John Posada was on hand to take photos of the performance.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Lucy" by Sonic Blume
Asbury Park faves Sonic Blume are on a tear dropping two videos in as many months and heading out on a summer tour in support of their 2021 full-length debut LP, “We’re Drifting Further Apart, Aren’t We.”

Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...6/23/22
"Indeed! I can testify that I have lived and breathed this album for quite a few years trying to get it made and get it out," says a somewhat relieved and very excited Carla Olson about the June 17 release of "Americana Railroad," a collection of songs, simply put; about trains. 

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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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