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Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...5/23/24



by Danny Coleman - published 2024-05-23

"I'm near Dallas Fortworth Airport; only about 15 minutes from there," began guitarist Bud Whittington of the "Sort of" recently formed band, Texas Scratch.


Conservatory Cannabis Co. partners with Tony Mart Presents for free pop-up summer music events



(EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ) /PRNewswire/ -- Conservatory Cannabis Co., a retail cannabis dispensary coming soon to Egg Harbor Township, NJ, partners with legendary Tony Mart Presents for free pop-up summer music events at the South Jersey Shore.



19th Annual Sourland Mountain Festival preview



(RINGOES, NJ) -- Unionville Vineyards presents the 19th Annual Sourland Mountain Festival on Saturday, July 13, 2024 from 3:00pm to 8:30pm. This year's lineup is headlined by the Matt O'Ree Band and includes performances by Christine Havrilla & Gypsy Fuzz, The Adventures of Matte Black, and Tony & The Trees.



North to Shore Festival Brings Band of Horses and Lake Street Dive to Stone Pony Summer Stage



(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- The North to Shore Music Festival, a one-of-a-kind event presented by Prudential, has two great shows at The Stone Pony Summer Stage. First is Band of Horses with Sunshine Spazz opening the night on Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 6:30pm and then Lake Street Dive headlines the Summer Stage on Friday, June 14, 2024 at 6:30pm.



This Week in Music: Previews for Concerts Taking Place in New Jersey from May 21-28, 2024



Here is a look at upcoming shows taking place from May 21-28, 2024 along with our featured listings. New Jersey Stage offers previews of concerts throughout the Garden State as well as select shows in New York City and Philadelphia areas.



MPAC presents "Abducted By The '80s" with Wang Chung, The Motels, and Naked Eyes



(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Wang Chung, The Motels, and Naked Eyes have joined forces to create a musical extravaganza that transports audiences to the heart of the neon-soaked, synth-driven decade with the Abducted by the '80s Tour, coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) on Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 7:30pm.



Flying V Productions presents ElephantProof with Turtle Logic at The Homestead Bar & Kitchen



(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Flying V Productions presents ElephantProof with Turtle Logic at The Homestead Bar & Kitchen on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. A tight-knit quartet comprised of some of Boston's finest musicians, ElephantProof stands as an enchanting embodiment of dynamic and eclectic sonic energy. Doors open at 7:00pm.



Diana Ross to Headline bergenPAC's 20th Annual Gala Celebration



(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), a leading performing arts center in northern New Jersey, will host their twenty-year annual gala celebration with an intimate performance by Diana Ross on Sunday, October 27, 2024. This is a rare chance to see the legendary artist, who has been captivating audiences worldwide with her elegance and timeless hits for decades, in a personal setting. The event begins with a private Gala reception starting at 5:00pm with the concert set for a 7:00pm.



Stone Pony Summer Stage presents Dashboard Confessional



(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Dashboard Confessional, announced their 2024 Fall tour featuring special guests BOYS LIKE GIRLS and Taylor Acorn. Produced by Live Nation, the 28-city tour kicks off on September 10 at Stone Pony Summer Stage in Asbury Park, NJ, making stops across the U.S. in New York, Los Angeles, Houston and more before wrapping up in Irving, TX, at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory on October 27.



2024 New Jersey International Film Festival Video Interview with Acclaimed Singer Songwriter Marissa Nadler



by Vic Fern - published 2024-05-20

Here is the 2024 New Jersey International Film Festival Video Interview with Acclaimed Singer Songwriter Marissa Nadler hosted by Festival Director Al Nigrin:




 

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BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music 5/27/24

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 Greg McGarvey, Jason Ager, The Lonesome Pines, Fear of Falling, Jeremy Abrams, Surfing For Daisy, Batstow, Neon Rayon, Sad About Girls, and Katye Kellye and The Interruption. Plus a look back at "in three days time" by thieves guild local 42.




Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Loners, Misfits and Rebels" by Carolyn Marosy




Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...5/23/24




This Week in Music: Previews for Concerts Taking Place in New Jersey from May 21-28, 2024






 

MORE NEWS

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 Greg McGarvey, Jason Ager, The Lonesome Pines, Fear of Falling, Jeremy Abrams, Surfing For Daisy, Batstow, Neon Rayon, Sad About Girls, and Katye Kellye and The Interruption. Plus a look back at "in three days time" by thieves guild local 42.


Low Cut Connie Teams with Little Steven For Remix Single of "Are You Gonna Run?"




Karri Li Receives Scholarship from Wharton Arts




Blues Wine & BBQ to Take Place in Gloucester County






 

UPCOMING SHOWS


11th Annual Jersey City Jazz Festival to Take Place May 29th to June 2nd

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Riverview Jazz has been bringing all varieties of jazz music to the residents of Jersey City and Hudson County for well over ten years. This year's Jersey City Jazz Festival is not only expected to be the largest event ever, featuring 40 performances over 5 days with upwards of 20,000 patrons expected, but it is the most musically diverse to date.


Prudential Center presents Diljit Dosanjh




State Theatre New Jersey presents YES Epics & Classics featuring Jon Anderson and The Band Geeks




Black Box Studios presents Israel Portnoy & Band at Debonair Music Hall







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