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BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music 2/26/24



by Lazlo - published 2024-02-26

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 Fear of Falling, The Random Hubiak, Beekeeper, Surfing For Daisy, Night Windows, Various Artists - "Songs on Site 2023", and Alpha Rabbit. Plus a look back at "Full Fathom 5" by Tony Tedesco & Full Fathom 5.


Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Right Words, Wrong Song" by James Mastro



by Bob Makin - published 2024-02-23

After 50 years in such awesome bands as The Bongos and Health & Happiness Show and as sideman to Richard Lloyd, Patti Smith, Ian Hunter, Alejandro Escovedo, Jill Sobule, John Cale, Judy Collins, The Jayhawks, and Southside Johnny, legendary Hoboken singer-songwriter-guitarist James Mastro finally has released a solo album.



Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...2/22/24



by Danny Coleman - published 2024-02-22

"Things are going great man," says an elated Mikey V of Chains Over Razors. "We've been working this record with Deko and just rocking the charts. Our third single made the top twenty, which is fantastic and we're really excited about that.The first single hit number nineteen, the second hit number fifteen and this one is being received well.The album is self-titled, "Chains Over Razors;" our "Led Zeppelin" route for that (laughs) and it came out last March, we've been releasing singles since April or Mid-March of 2023; the year has gone by fast." 



"Incredible!" Lou Gramm LIVE! at the Count Basie Center for the Arts



by Spotlight Central - published 2024-02-21

Inside Red Bank, NJ's Count Basie Center for the Arts' Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre this Friday, February 9, 2024 evening, hot blooded Foreigner fans anxiously await a concert by the group's original lead singer, Lou Gramm, and his band, The Lou Gramm All Stars.



This Week in Music: Previews for Concerts Taking Place from February 20-27, 2024



Here is a look at upcoming shows taking place from February 20-27, 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.



Woodbridge Township presents Screaming Orphans at The Avenel Performing Arts Center



(AVENEL, NJ) -- Woodbridge Township presents Screaming Orphans at The Avenel Performing Arts Center on Sunday, March 10, 2024. They are known worldwide for their award-winning sound combining original pop songs with a unique take on traditional Irish music. Showtime is 7:00pm.



PHOTOS from Flogging Molly at Wellmont Theater



by Julie Hoffman - published 2024-02-19

(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Flogging Molly brought its Road to Rebellion Tour to the Wellmont Theater on February 17, 2024 and photographer Julie Hoffman was on hand to take photos. Amigo the Devil and Gen and the Degenerates were supporting acts.



The Lizzie Rose Music Room presents Mike Zito



(TUCKERTON, NJ) -- Gulf Coast Records multi-Blues Music Award-winner Mike Zito is set to release his new album, Life Is Hard, on February 23, with a tour to follow in March. The Life is Hard tour stops in Tuckerton, where the Mike Zito Band will be playing at Lizzie Rose Music Room on Tuesday, March 5 (with Regina Bonelli) and Wednesday, March 6 (with Bees Deluxe). Both shows begin at 7:30pm.



William Paterson University presents Coreyah



(WAYNE, NJ) -- William Paterson University presents Coreyah on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 in Shea Auditorium. Coreyah is a psychedelic Korean folk music group whose six members integrate traditional Korean instruments, vocals, guitar, and percussion. Showtime is 12:30pm.



bergenPAC presents Magical Mystery Doors



(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) presents Magical Mystery Doors on Saturday, March 30, 2024 at 8:00pm. They are a tribute act that blends and layers the music of three legendary bands to create something new and unique for music fans everywhere.




 

COLUMNS


BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music 2/26/24

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 Fear of Falling, The Random Hubiak, Beekeeper, Surfing For Daisy, Night Windows, Various Artists - "Songs on Site 2023", and Alpha Rabbit. Plus a look back at "Full Fathom 5" by Tony Tedesco & Full Fathom 5.




Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Right Words, Wrong Song" by James Mastro




Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...2/22/24




This Week in Music: Previews for Concerts Taking Place from February 20-27, 2024






 

MORE NEWS

(NEWARK, NJ) -- Punjabi music mogul Diljit Dosanjh announced his Dil-Luminati Tour, taking him to stadiums and arenas across North America this year. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will make a stop at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, on Thursday, May 30, 2024. Showtime is 8:00pm.


State Theatre New Jersey presents Kyiv Virtuosi Symphony Orchestra




"Mesmerizing!" Dionne Warwick LIVE! at MPAC




Makin Waves Album of the Month: "The Cabin Sessions" by Nefesh Mountain






 

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.


Black Box Studios and Liberty Arts Theatre presents The Singer-Songwriter Showcase Vol. 1




JAZZ HOUSE KiDS announce Sting and Christian McBride to Perform at the RALPH PUCCI 8th Annual Jazz Set Benefit




SOPAC presents An Evening with Joan Osborne







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