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Makin Waves with Anthony Krizan: Roots Run Deep



by Bob Makin - published 2024-06-17

Anthony Krizan has released his sophomore solo LP, "Cool Shade of Blue," which features drummer Chad Cromwell (Neil Young, Mark Knopfler) and the Dave Matthews Band horn section, as well as collaborations with songwriters Larry McCoy, Alan Glass (Aretha Franklin, George Benson), Sam Tate (Waylon Jennings), Tom Marshall (Phish) and horn and string arrangements by Don Hart (Trey Anastasio).


Count Basie Center for the Arts presents Back To The Eighties Show with Jessie's Girl



(RED BANK, NJ) -- Count Basie Center for the Arts presents Back To The Eighties Show with Jessie's Girl on Friday, June 28, 2024 at 8:00pm. This is the world's greatest tribute to the music of the '80s!



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



by Al Nigrin - published 2024-06-11

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- Over the course of nearly 20 tireless years of writing, recording, and touring, Marissa Nadler has amassed one of the most singular catalogs in contemporary music. Her work glides between delicate folk, windswept Americana, doom metal-adjacent darkness, meditative ambient music, and fearlessly experimental sounds, all anchored in her unmistakable singing voice and finger-style guitar. You can catch her live in concert at the New Jersey International Film Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 7:00pm.



"Over the Top Terrific!" Cousin Brucie Presents Herman's Hermits LIVE! at PNC Bank Arts Center



by Spotlight Central - published 2024-06-10

It's a gorgeous May 30, 2024 evening inside Holmdel, NJ's PNC Bank Arts Center amphitheater where an audience of over 13,000 music lovers anticipate the start of a free Garden State Arts Center performance of Cousin Brucie Presents Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, and LaLa Brooks.



An Interview with Nick Corasaniti, author of 'I Don't Want to Go Home: The Oral History of the Stone Pony'



by Gary Wien - published 2024-06-06

Nick Corasaniti's I Don't Want to Go Home: The Oral History of the Stone Pony was just published by Harper Books. It is a fascinating look at both the history of the Stone Pony and the rise, fall, and rebirth of Asbury Park itself. The book includes interviews with a staggering number of people including musicians, DJs, reporters, Stone Pony employees, music industry professionals, people involved with Asbury Park, and even a few governors. It also features some exclusive, never-before-seen photos from Danny Clinch.



The Allman Betts Band LIVE! at the Count Basie Center for the Arts



by Spotlight Central - published 2024-06-04

Inside Red Bank, NJ's Count Basie Center for the Arts this Friday May 19, 2024 evening, fans of Southern rock eagerly anticipate a live King Crawler Tour performance by The Allman Betts Band.



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



by Gary Wien - published 2024-06-01

Long before Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night created the renaissance folk rock band Blackmore's Night, Ritchie told Guitar World that he longed to play medieval music.



Jersey Boy Dominic Scaglione, Jr. LIVE! at PNC Bank Arts Center



by Spotlight Central - published 2024-06-01

It's a gorgeous May 20, 2024 afternoon at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ where nearly 6000 New Jerseyans have gathered for a free Garden State Arts Foundation performance starring Jersey Boys’ actor/singer Dominic Scaglione, Jr. and comedian John Pizzi.



Outpost in the Burbs presents Lizzie No



(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Outpost in the Burbs presents Lizzie No on Friday, September 20, 2024 at 8:00pm.  The concert takes place at the First Congregation Church in Montclair and is part of Outpost's New Voices Series.



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.




 

COLUMNS


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






 

MORE NEWS

(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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