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Applications Being Accepted for Princeton Porchfest 2024

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) announced that the third annual Princeton Porchfest will take place on Saturday, April 27 from 12:00pm-6:00pm. Applications for performers and Porch Hosts are available now.

 
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Brian K & The Parkway releases "Wind The Clock"

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- Brian K. Pagels and Stephen Russ, the DC-area duo that make up Brian K & The Parkway, released their debut single "Wind The Clock" on January 12, 2024. The song, which opens with a lilting guitar riff and drum groove, is a commentary on tribalism and the extreme black and white thinking that has materialized in society today. It offers a means to expel the frustration of it all while expressing a spirit of hope and solidarity with those actively fighting for a better world despite all the forces working against them.

Libby Jade releases "Seatbelt"

At a Sofar show in Chinatown on January 12th, Libby Jade debuted songs from their new EP called "Seatbelt". Libby Kallins of Libby Jade, Shane Curry, and GregPease are all Jersey residents who comprise the band, which is popular in the New Brunswick basement scene, New York City and the Philadelphia area.

A Philly Special Christmas Special Raises over $3 Million for Charities

(PHILADELPHIA, PA) -- Philadelphia Eagles' players Jason Kelce, Lane Johnson, and Jordan Mailata, aka The Philly Specials, have donated over $3 million from selling their limited edition holiday vinyl, A Philly Special Christmas Special (Vera Y Records). Recipients include Children’s Crisis Treatment Center's toy drive and summer camp, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Snowflake Station, Philabundance, Ronald McDonald House, Feed America, Toys for Tots, and the Fresh Air Fund, amongst others. In addition to the initial commitment to CCTC and CHOP, each musician who participated in the project selected organizations to receive donations.

Fanwood Songwriter Eric Harrison invites Jersey Rockers to "Sal's Place"

"Don't you wanna go where everybody knows your name?" asks Fanwood-based singer-songwriter Eric Harrison in rolling out "Sal's Place," his first new single of 2024. Featuring lead guitar from Gordon Brown of Asbury Park veterans Williams Honor and Harrison's two Jersey girl daughters on background vocals, "Sal's Place" celebrates what the singer calls "my fellow JROCAs (Jersey Rockers of a Certain Age)" who can't help but envision a victory around the corner.



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Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Still a Fool" by Blaise

Asbury Park artist Blaise's "Still a Fool" from his fourth full-length album, "Sealed with Best Wishes," and featured on the recent charity compilation, "Winter Rental," is the Makin Waves Song of the Week.




Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...2/29/24




This Week in Music: Previews for Concerts Taking Place from February 27 to March 5, 2024




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MORE NEWS

(LOS ANGELES, CA) - On March 1, 2024, rising alternative/indie singer-songwriter Luke Middleton, released his debut EP, nothing ever after. Produced by Nathan Darmody (Allstar Weekend), the album tackles topics such as readjusting to life post-service, its emotional aftermath, and the mental health challenges he faces everyday.


TCNJ's Center for the Arts presents Las Cafeteras




The Princeton Folk Music Society presents Ruth Wyand




Skyline Theatre Company presents Reflections: Ireland In Song and Story






 

UPCOMING SHOWS


Bruce Springsteen Archives presents "Music America: Iconic Objects from America's Music History" at LBJ Presidential Library

(AUSTIN, TX) - Since the nation's inception nearly two and a half centuries ago, music has informed, interpreted, and inspired our national identity. To celebrate and explore this remarkable heritage, the LBJ Presidential Library and the Bruce Springsteen Archives & Center for American Music at Monmouth University announce the premiere of the exhibition Music America: Iconic Objects from America's Music History. Opening at the LBJ Presidential Library on Saturday, February 17, during Presidents' Day weekend, the exhibition will be on display through August 11, 2024.


Count Basie Center for the Arts presents Peter Frampton




The Lizzie Rose Music Room presents Mike Zito




TCNJ's Center for the Arts presents Las Cafeteras






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