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Anthony D'Amato Returned to NPR's Weekend Edition To Talk About Latest Album and Photography Book

(BROOKLYN, NY) -- Acclaimed songwriter Anthony D’Amato returned to NPR's Weekend Edition on Saturday, November 19, 2022 to discuss his widely-lauded new album, At First There Was Nothing, which has earned career-best reviews in both the US and Europe, with American Songwriter hailing it as “a new masterpiece” and MOJO awarding it four stars. D’Amato spoke with host Scott Simon about the period of intense uncertainty and transformation behind the album, as well as his decision to release an accompanying book of photography complete with lyrics, an essay, and a digital download code for our increasingly post-CD world.

Ferocious Designs Releases "You and Me Against the World"

Ferocious Designs, the music project of central New Jersey-based songwriter Brian Kelley, has released an updated version of  “You and Me Against the World” as a single. The track is available for download/streaming at FerociousDesigns.com. 

Asbury Park Music Foundation Welcomes New Executive Director Tom Donovan at "A Season of Change" Reception

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- The nonprofit Asbury Park Music Foundation ushered in a new era with “A Season of Change'' on November 13, 2022. The private reception featured entertainment by local musicians Alexander Simone and Ryver Bey at Watermark in Asbury Park. In addition to celebrating the new Executive Director, Tom Donovan, the Board of Trustees shared their vision for expansion after more than a decade of Asbury Park-centric operations.

Jason Didner to Release “Side Effects” in February 2023

Lately, rock singer-songwriter Jason Didner has grown prolific in his songwriting and recording output. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, this artist has released a full-length album and a career-spanning compilation. He has also released six singles and contributed two tracks to charitable albums. 

State Theatre presents Salsa Concerts by Victor Manuelle and Grupo Niche

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- The recently renovated State Theatre New Jersey presents two salsa concerts this November: Victor Manuelle on Friday, November 11 at 8:00pm and Colombian salsa kings Grupo Niche on Saturday, November 19 at 8:00pm. Tickets are $25-$155.



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