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The Vogel presents Railroad Earth

(RED BANK, NJ) -- The Vogel presents New Jersey bluegrass-influenced Americana band Railroad Earth on Thursday, March 23 at 8:00pm. Tickets range from $39.50 to $49 and are on sale now.


The GIG USA Presents "Hey, I’m From Freehold Too!" -- An Evening With Eddie Testa And His Band

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- "Yes," The GIG USA, LLC creator and Executive Producer Nicholas Koontz firmly predicts, "The GIG USA is single-handedly reviving the live album recording concept for today's fans and audience, and we're going to give them more than they've ever received from a concert performance, in more ways than one!"



"As Good as it Gets!" The Immediate Family LIVE! at the Count Basie Center for the Arts

by Spotlight Central - published 2023-01-27

It’s a drizzly Thursday, January 12, 2023 evening in Red Bank, NJ as music lovers line up outside the Count Basie Center for the Arts’ Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre for a concert by The Immediate Family band.



Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Boots of Spanish Leather" by Pat Guadagno

by Bob Makin - published 2023-01-27

Jersey Shore singer-songwriter Pat Guadagno’s latest album, “1964,” is a tribute to the year that spawned such classics as Bob Dylan’s “Boots of Spanish Leather,” Pat’s cover of which is the Makin Waves Song of the Week



Bamboozle Festival to Take Place May 5-7 in Atlantic City

(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- Bamboozle Festival has announced the performers to this year’s line up, who will be taking the stage May 5th, 6th, and 7th at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ. The weekend-long party marks the first Bamboozle Festival since 2012, and celebrates 20 years since its initial inception.



Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...1/26/23

by Danny Coleman - published 2023-01-26

“I play guitar as my primary instrument but I grew-up playing the Alto Saxophone and I was really, really good at it; I was like first chair. I loved it but once I picked up guitar, I kind of dropped the saxophone and after I picked up the guitar, I really started focusing on songwriting.”  



John Mayer to Kick Off Solo Acoustic Tour at Prudential Center

(NEWARK, NJ) -- For the first time in his career, John Mayer has set a groundbreaking solo acoustic tour for spring 2023. 20 years in the making, this tour features solo performances by Mayer, leaning heavily on his acoustic guitar work with special performances on piano and electric guitar, in arenas throughout the U.S. and Canada. Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off Saturday, March 11 in Newark at the Prudential Center and will run through Friday, April 14 in Los Angeles at the iconic Kia Forum. 



PHOTOS from Greensky Bluegrass at Count Basie Center for the Arts

by Chris Paul - published 2023-01-25

(RED BANK, NJ) -- Greensky Bluegrass performed at Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank on January 18, 2023 and photographer Chris Paul was there to take photos.  Chris also interviewed Mike Bont, banjo player for Greensky Bluegrass, ahead of the show and that interview can be found here.



The Weeklings release "I've Just Seen A Face"

The Weeklings kicked off 2023 with the release of "I've Just Seen A Face" - a cover of The Beatles classic, reimagined as only The Weeklings can do.



BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music 1/23/23

by Lazlo - published 2023-01-23

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 releases by Mark Parker, Solo For Dolo, Post Nuclear Beach Party, Shawn Mars, and Phoneboy.






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