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"As Good as it Gets!" The Immediate Family LIVE! at the Count Basie Center for the Arts


It’s a drizzly Thursday, January 12, 2023 evening in Red Bank, NJ as music lovers line up outside the Count Basie Center for the Arts’ Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre for a concert by The Immediate Family band.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Boots of Spanish Leather" by Pat Guadagno
Jersey Shore singer-songwriter Pat Guadagno’s latest album, “1964,” is a tribute to the year that spawned such classics as Bob Dylan’s “Boots of Spanish Leather,” Pat’s cover of which is the Makin Waves Song of the Week

Bamboozle Festival to Take Place May 5-7 in Atlantic City
(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- Bamboozle Festival has announced the performers to this year’s line up, who will be taking the stage May 5th, 6th, and 7th at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ. The weekend-long party marks the first Bamboozle Festival since 2012, and celebrates 20 years since its initial inception.

Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...1/26/23
“I play guitar as my primary instrument but I grew-up playing the Alto Saxophone and I was really, really good at it; I was like first chair. I loved it but once I picked up guitar, I kind of dropped the saxophone and after I picked up the guitar, I really started focusing on songwriting.”  

John Mayer to Kick Off Solo Acoustic Tour at Prudential Center
(NEWARK, NJ) -- For the first time in his career, John Mayer has set a groundbreaking solo acoustic tour for spring 2023. 20 years in the making, this tour features solo performances by Mayer, leaning heavily on his acoustic guitar work with special performances on piano and electric guitar, in arenas throughout the U.S. and Canada. Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off Saturday, March 11 in Newark at the Prudential Center and will run through Friday, April 14 in Los Angeles at the iconic Kia Forum. 

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FEATURES

"As Good as it Gets!" The Immediate Family LIVE! at the Count Basie Center for the Arts

It’s a drizzly Thursday, January 12, 2023 evening in Red Bank, NJ as music lovers line up outside the Count Basie Center for the Arts’ Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre for a concert by The Immediate Family band.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Boots of Spanish Leather" by Pat Guadagno
Jersey Shore singer-songwriter Pat Guadagno’s latest album, “1964,” is a tribute to the year that spawned such classics as Bob Dylan’s “Boots of Spanish Leather,” Pat’s cover of which is the Makin Waves Song of the Week

Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...1/26/23
“I play guitar as my primary instrument but I grew-up playing the Alto Saxophone and I was really, really good at it; I was like first chair. I loved it but once I picked up guitar, I kind of dropped the saxophone and after I picked up the guitar, I really started focusing on songwriting.”  

PHOTOS from Greensky Bluegrass at Count Basie Center for the Arts
(RED BANK, NJ) -- Greensky Bluegrass performed at Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank on January 18, 2023 and photographer Chris Paul was there to take photos.  Chris also interviewed Mike Bont, banjo player for Greensky Bluegrass, ahead of the show and that interview can be found here.

BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music 1/23/23
Lazlo, founder of BlowUpRadio.com (an online radio 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 releases by Mark Parker, Solo For Dolo, Post Nuclear Beach Party, Shawn Mars, and Phoneboy.

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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

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