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Cowboy Mouth releases "Alternate Reality" single

(NEW ORLEANS, LA) -- Much like gumbo, the famous dish of their hometown, the New Orleans-born Cowboy Mouth uses a potent blend of musical ingredients - rock, blues, punk, funk, country, pop, soul and whatever else feels good- to create their bodacious, kickass tunes. Frontman, drummer, and co-founder Fred LeBlanc has asserted "If The Neville Brothers and The Clash had a baby, it would be Cowboy Mouth!" His description not only reflects the group's amazing diverse sound, but it also conveys the fire and commitment they bring to their music.

 
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Experience the music of Elton John, The Eagles, Tom Petty and more at Axelrod Performing Arts Center

(DEAL PARK, NJ) -- Axelrod Performing Arts Center is excited to share this summer's lineup of tribute bands, each of which is as close as you'll get to experiencing the real thing! This exciting lineup features the music of Elton John, The Eagles, Journey, Tom Petty and more, beginning June 20 and running through September 14. Tickets are on sale now.

Bobby Ge and Hannah Ishizaki of Princeton are Recipients of 2024 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards

(NEW YORK, NY) -- The ASCAP Foundation President Paul Williams has announced the recipients of the 2024 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, which encourage talented young creators of concert music ranging in age from 14 to 29. Bobby Ge and Hannah Ishizaki of Princeton are among the recipients.

Joe Grushecky Looks Back at the Turbulent Year 1968 in Latest Single

On June 4, 2024, Pittsburgh rock 'n' roll legend Joe Grushecky shared an official music video for "Here In '68," a track taken from his new studio album Can't Outrun A Memory, out on July 12 through Omnivore Recording, which will be the first release of new material in 7 years from Joe and The Houserockers. It features 13 Grushecky originals coupled with a blistering cover of The Animals classic "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place." Coupled with the new album, Grushecky recently released Houserocker: A Joe Grushecky Anthology, which is out now through Omnivore Recordings.

Steve Forbert releases 'Sound Existence' from Upcoming Album, 'Daylight Savings Time'

Steve Forbert has released a music video for "Sound Existence" from his upcoming album Daylight Savings Time, which will be released on August 16th via Blue Rose Music. The song is a portrait of someone's retirement years in a comfortable suburban American neighborhood. The video stars Cynthia Soler.



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BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music 6/24/24

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 new releases by Alibi, Szwei & Marat, Somebody Club, Mixolydian Dreamer, KLOUTMISFIT, The Mediocre Friends, and Tide Bends. Plus a look back at "In My Yard" by Mr. Reality.




Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Julie Jane" by Jackson Pines




Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...6/20/24




This Week in Music: Previews for Concerts June 18-25, 2024






 

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(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- In June, beloved early 2000s pop-punk band Something Corporate kicked off their 21-date sold-out reunion tour which will be heading across the U.S. this summer and fall. The Out Of Office Tour – the first official cross-country tour featuring the band's five original members in over 20 years – stops in Asbury Park on Friday, August 23, 2024 at The Stone Pony Summer Stage with support from Hidden In Plain View.


PHOTOS from Final Week of 2024 Princeton Festival




Banned From Utopia featuring Frank Zappa Alumni to Play Williams Center for the Arts




Strand Center for the Arts presents "Ticket to the Moon" - ELO Tribute






 

UPCOMING SHOWS


Registration and Interviews Now Open for Centenary Stage Company's Young Performers Workshop Summer 2024 Musical Theatre Intensive

(HACKETTSTOWN, NJ) -- Centenary Stage Company is now accepting interviews for the Young Performers Workshop Summer 2024 musical theatre intensive. The registration deadline for the program is July 12, 2024. In-person interview dates are taking place on Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd, 2024 in the Little Theatre at 400 Jefferson Street in Hackettstown. They are scheduled by appointment between 4:30pm – 6:00pm.


Alanis Morissette, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and Morgan Wade to Play Shows in Camden & Holmdel




Don’t miss Marissa Nadler in Concert at the 2024 New Jersey International Film Festival on Saturday, June 15




An Interview with Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night of Blackmore's Night






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