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The Gaslight Anthem to play shows at White Eagle Hall

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- The Gaslight Anthem will celebrate their eagerly awaited new album, History Books, with some very special intimate record release shows, set for Jersey City, NJ's historic White Eagle Hall on October 27, 28, 29, 30.

Stage Stars Productions presents Rockin' Pink Party

(LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- Stage Stars Productions presents Rockin' Pink Party on Friday, October 6, 2023 at The Long Branch Distillery. October is breast cancer month and this event will raise funds for Casting for Recovery. There will be live music by Billboard chart-topping artist Lisa Bouchelle and a special performance by Barbie & The Rockers.

Ocean Casino Resort presents Kool & The Gang

(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- One of the most inspired and influential funk units, Kool & The Gang, take the stage at Ocean Casino Resort's Ovation Hall on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 8:00pm. The local R&B legends from Jersey City, New Jersey will bring the heat with chart-topping singles "Get Down on It", "Jungle Boogie" and "Celebration".

BlowUpRadio.com's New & Notable NJ Music 9/18/23

by Lazlo - published 2023-09-18

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 The Catholic Girls, Lost Romance, Asinine Relevance, Joseph Alton Miller, Slow Transits, Rachel Ana Dobken, and dream complete. Plus a look back at "The Straights" by Echofission.

Middletown Arts Center presents September's "MAC Music Café"

(MIDDLETOWN, NJ) -- The Middletown Arts Center presents the monthly MAC Music Café, an afternoon of live music performed by top-notch musicians, on Sunday, September 24 from 4:00pm-6:00pm. This month's singer-songwriter showcase features local talent Patrick Bamburak, Rick Dill, Gwynne Alden and Frank Patrouch. The concert will take place in the MAC theater. The event is free with a suggested donation of $5.

Basie Center Launches 2024 Pat DiNizio Musical Performance Scholarship Application

(RED BANK, NJ) -- The Count Basie Center for the Arts and New Jersey Hall Of Fame band The Smithereens have announced details on the 2024 Pat DiNizio Musical Performance Scholarship, named in honor of the New Jersey band's legendary frontman, who passed away in December 2017. Interested students aged 18 and under may apply by completing the online form and submitting an audition video at thebasie.org/dinizio. Deadline for submissions is November 15 and finalists will be announced December 1.

​​​​​​​LATEWAVES releases "Frog"

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Alt-rock band LATEWAVES has shared "Frog", the third single from their forthcoming self-titled album. The song shows a playful side to the band, who took the song's title literally and appear in the music video hopping around the forest in frog costumes.

Lyle Lovett and Chris Isaak to Perform at Scottish Rite Auditorium

(COLLINGSWOOD, NJ) -- Four-time Grammy Award-winning singer, composer and actor Lyle Lovett's fall tour, which kicks off at New York's Carnegie Hall, comes to the Scottish Rite Auditorium in Collingswood on Saturday, October 7th. Chris Isaak is also on the bill. Doors are at 7:00pm, showtime is 8:00pm.

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "Rust" by Flycatcher

by Bob Makin - published 2023-09-15

Asbury Park indie rockers Flycatcher kick off a two-week tour on Sept. 19 in Massachusetts that will take them through Michigan. "Rust," the latest single and video from their "Stunt" EP, is the Makin Waves Song of the Week.

Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...9/14/23

by Danny Coleman - published 2023-09-14

"Kim was a prolific writer who kept the band going for almost 60 years, which is a marvel in itself," says Savoy Brown bassist Pat DeSalvo. "When he first started, Kim was a traditional blues guy and then he started evolving the band; he did "Louisiana" and "Hellbound Train" and they started taking the blues concept and evolving it into more of a progressive rock blues situation and what's going on now is that the record is out, me and Garnett (Drummer Grimm) are doing interviews and playing with Sean Chambers who played guitar for Hubert Sumlin and who has eight records out of his own. In October we toured with him in Europe and it went very well, we were feeling it out and so we're gonna do a record with him now and we're starting to do dates with him."

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