"From Garage To Glory" Nationwide Talent Search Gives Artists A Chance To Win $10,000 and Perform Live At Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
(CLEVELAND, OH) -- The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company are on a mission to find the next great musical act and put them on the road to glory. On April 21, the two launched “From Garage to Glory,” a nationwide talent search that will give aspiring musicians or bands a chance to perform live on stage at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Fest, $10,000 and more.
Kelli Rabke To Premiere New Cabaret Show "Tiny Giants - Petite Powerhouses From Garland To Gaga" at MPAC On May 8th
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Just in time for Mother’s Day, New Jersey native Kelli Rabke (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Les Miserables, Children of Eden) premieres her brand-new cabaret show celebrating the legendary ladies of song! Tiny Giants – Petite Powerhouses from Garland to Gaga makes it premiere on Saturday, May 8 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm. Tickets are $39-$59. A livestream of the evening performance is available for $25.
SOPAC Presents Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater On May 15th
(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) presents progressive keyboard virtuoso Jordan Rudess in a solo concert that highlights his eclectic and electrifying artistry. On Saturday, May 15 at 8:00pm. Rudess takes the stage in a “hybrid” performance that includes a 100 in-person audience along with a live virtual experience.
Remember Jones Sets Up Crowdfunding Campaign To Raise Funds For All Original Album
Few artists in the Garden State have ever had the vision or talent of Remember Jones - a true performer in every sense of the world. From creating star-studded concerts playing complete album takes for celebrated releases by Joe Cocker, R. Kelly, Jeff Buckly, and Amy Winehouse; performing for years in Glen Burtnik's Summer of Love shows; acting in musicals like Jekyll and Hyde, Hair, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch; hosting an Internet talk show during COVID; to his own original music. He's ready to create a new album of original music and is seeking help from the community with an IndieGogo crowdfunding campaign, which runs until May 17.
Southpaw Releases Debut Album and Video For "Within You"
(WESTFIELD, NJ) -- New Jersey country music trio Southpaw released their debut album, "Unhitched" on Valentine's Day. The album reached #3 on Amazon’s Hot New Country Releases chart. They followed with a full-length music video for "Within You" which was shot across scenic New Jersey.
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"Go, Jimmy, Go!" Spotlight on '50s and '60s Teen Idol Jimmy Clanton
Jimmy Clanton is known as one of the most popular teen idols of the 1950s and ’60s. Between 1958 and 1962, the “Swamp Pop Teenage Idol” had seven charted hits — including three which reached the Top 10 and four which were million sellers — in addition to starring in films and sharing the stage with a variety of well-known artists including Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Platters, and many more.
Axelrod PAC Presents Vogel Summer Concert Series In Asbury Park and Holmdel
(ASBURY PARK) -- The Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) hosts the official opening of the newly restored Arthur Pryor Bandshell on the Asbury Park Boardwalk with a special concert event on Wednesday, May 12, at 6:30pm featuring the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra (PRO). They kick off the Vogel Summer Concert Series which APAC is presenting on Wednesday nights throughout the summer in Asbury Park.
Laurie Berkner: From Jersey Indie Rocker to Global Kindie Rocker
Princeton-raised, New York City-based Laurie Berkner is known throughout the world as a beloved kindie rocker of independent children’s music. She’s also an accomplished children’s author and the composer of an off-Broadway.
Lizzie Rose Music Room Presents The Pavilion in the Pines Summer Concert Series
(TUCKERTON, NJ) -- The Lizzie Rose Music Room presents The Pavilion in the Pines Summer Concert Series at the Atlantic Shore Pines Campground in Tuckerton. The series kicks off with Vanessa Collier on June 6th and has concerts scheduled throughout the summer. All shows take place rain or shine in a covered pavilion. All shows start at 7:30pm and must stop at 10:00pm.
Saturdays With Ramsey Lewis: April 24th Online Concert Will Reprise Songs from "The In Crowd"
About five years ago, pianist Ramsey Lewis and his wife, Janet, were at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, preparing to fly out for a concert tour. “My wife asked an attendant what gate the flight was leaving from, and when she saw how far it was, she asked, ‘Can you get a wheelchair for my husband?’ That’s when I started thinking it was time to retire.”
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