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The Basie presents Ray LaMontagne with special guest Lily Meola


(RED BANK, NJ) -- The Count Basie Center for the Arts presents Ray LaMontagne with special guest Lily Meola on Monday, October 31 at 7:30pm. Ray LaMontagne and his trio are on the road this Fall to perform live the songs from his album MONOVISION as well as hits from across his catalog. MONOVISION includes breakout songs such as “I Was Born To Love You” and #1 AAA single “Strong Enough”.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “It’s So Easy” by Arlan Feiles
The charming Tex Mex-styled single, “It’s So Easy,” from the great Asbury Park singer-songwriter Arlan Feiles’ new LP, “Blame Me,” is the Makin Waves Song of the Week

Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...8/11/22
"First of all, I just thought, I want to make a rock 'n' roll record; my kind of rock 'n' roll. I like rock'n'roll, I mean, I like all sorts of stuff but rock 'n' roll is basically what I wanted to do. I wanted to make a rock 'n' roll record like The Rolling Stones or Little Richard so, I just started putting songs together in 2017 and just started writing songs," says guitarist Curtis Salgado ahead of his two area shows and whose new album, "Damage Control" is out courtesy of Alligator Records. 

Kenny G’s The Miracles Holiday & Hits Tour 2022 Celebrates the Magic of the Season
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- GRAMMY-winning saxophonist and composer Kenny G has announced a limited engagement holiday tour. A reprise of last year’s successful outing, the show features a mix of holiday hits and fan favorites infused with Kenny G’s captivating and distinctive blend of R&B, pop, Latin, and jazz. Locally, the tour comes to Rivers Casino in Philadelphia on December 10th and State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick on December 11th.

The Sieminski Theater Announces Iconic Tribute Shows for Fall 2022 Lineup
(BASKING RIDGE, NJ) -- The Sieminski Theater welcomes Soultown to Motown in September, Yellow Brick Road: A Tribute to Elton John and The Cast of Beatlemania in October to the stage for their upcoming fall lineup.

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FEATURES

Makin Waves Song of the Week: “It’s So Easy” by Arlan Feiles

The charming Tex Mex-styled single, “It’s So Easy,” from the great Asbury Park singer-songwriter Arlan Feiles’ new LP, “Blame Me,” is the Makin Waves Song of the Week

Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...8/11/22
"First of all, I just thought, I want to make a rock 'n' roll record; my kind of rock 'n' roll. I like rock'n'roll, I mean, I like all sorts of stuff but rock 'n' roll is basically what I wanted to do. I wanted to make a rock 'n' roll record like The Rolling Stones or Little Richard so, I just started putting songs together in 2017 and just started writing songs," says guitarist Curtis Salgado ahead of his two area shows and whose new album, "Damage Control" is out courtesy of Alligator Records. 

Dear Mr. Morale: A Letter to Kendrick Lamar & the Big Steppers
This is our time.  To build morale… to step up. After missing coveted coverage of Kendrick Lamar this tour, I felt impassioned to write a review in a different direction altogether.  This is the first time I’m not basing it on an actual show, but rather, a think piece which ties into one song off Lamar’s latest album, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers.  The song is called “Mirror.”  And, it is my hope that, by the end of the article, the reader might feel as charged or impassioned.

Five for Fighting LIVE! at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Out on the Atlantic City Boardwalk this Saturday, July 30, 2022 evening it feels like another steamy night at the Jersey Shore, but inside the Soundwaves auditorium at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino music lovers ride a cool wave of excitement as they ready themselves for a live concert by Five for Fighting.

"Timeless!" Smokey Robinson LIVE! at the Count Basie Center for the Arts
Music lovers inside Red Bank, NJ’s Count Basie Center for the Arts auditorium this Wednesday, July 27, 2022 evening patiently await the start of a performance by the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer, songwriter, producer, and Motown executive, Smokey Robinson.

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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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