Bobby Long: Americana Goes British

Wiltshire, UK native Bobby Long is bringing his eclectic mix of acoustic, folk and grunge to Brooklyn. With influences ranging from Woody Guthrie to Elliott Smith, you could definitely say he fully embodies all three; his latest album, Wishbone, was even recorded using Smith’s guitar and amp—that’s dedication! Long …

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Bridge To Grace: Eager To Rock

Atlanta’s Bridge To Grace are making a stop in NJ on their nationwide tour. Though the band is only three years old, their sound is self-described as “hard-hitting,” containing everything from “powerful songs” to “emotionally-driven ballads”—expect no less from them in person. You can see Bridge To Grace live at …

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Red Wanting Blue: Mama’s Boys

Red Wanting Blue are joining forces with several indie acts for their Sounds Like Summer tour to celebrate the release of their latest album, Little America. Straddling the line between mainstream and indie, Red Wanting Blue are the perfect blend of both; they’re the kind of band that’s featured …

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Paradise Fears: Self-Made Man

Paradise Fears are headlining their first national tour this month. The band had an extensive resume before they signed to DigSin last month, having previously toured with All Time Low, and garnered an enormous following on social media (over 70,000 likes on Facebook alone!) all on their own. Check out …

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Agnes Obel: Denmark, “Dorian,” And Deren

Danish musician Agnes Obel is making a brief stopover in the U.S. before returning to Germany to headline the Cologne Music Festival. Her latest album, Aventine, is charting all over Europe in countries like France, Belgium and her home country of Denmark, but she’s also starting to make her …

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Twin Peaks: “Flavor”-ful

Twin Peaks are promoting their latest album, Wild Onion, with a tour hitting NYC. Wild Onion, which was released Aug. 5, is the Chicago-based band’s sophomore album after they quickly cut their debut Sunken in 2013. Influence from the Pixies, the Rolling Stones and the Beach Boys is …

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Menage: Their Time Is Now

Menage will play a concert at the Mercury Lounge in NYC on Aug. 18. Consisting of the three Ferreira siblings, the trio is insanely popular in Portugal, where they partially grew up; in 2014, their song “Our Time Is Now” won Best Rock Song Of The Year at the …

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The Collection: Ars Moriendi

Hailing from Greensboro, NC, The Collection’s sound can only be described as everything idyllic about the South and more. They transport you to a place where it’s quite normal to have some banjo-slinging, fiddle-playing best friends over on the pristine white porch where you grew up for a jam session …

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Challenger: Back To Bellevue

Brooklyn’s Challenger are doing exactly what their name implies by playing around with the boundaries of genres. Their music redefines new wave, electronica, indie, synthpop and even punk to a certain degree by being all of those things and also none of those things. If anything, you could call Challenger’s …

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Vets Summer Fest: Chill Out With Chillout

The nonprofit Operation Chillout will host the Vets Summer Fest for homeless veterans on Aug. 9 at Vasa Park in Budd Lake, NJ. Festivities will include live bands, a car show, a bike run and more. The festival will also feature blues and rock bands like The Stinking Gringos, Jersey …

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