Maria’s Local Radar: Recapping The Gentlemen Of The Road Stopover

It’s safe to say that my summer season has already been in the fast lane. With festivals, shows, local markets and so much more, I have found myself occupied every weekend with something new to do. One of the most exciting events of the summer thus far was the Gentlemen …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Wyland

Every so often, I find a band that really blows me out of the water, leaving me speechless. This time around, that effect has happened, and it’s happened hardcore. I have ventured out looking for some talent, and I stumbled across a group that was playing the Gentlemen Of The …

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An Interview with Mumford & Sons: Opening Your Eyes

A few months back, the Jersey Shore was braced with some amazing news. It is a breath of fresh air to hear something positive happening to the community aside from hurricane aftermath, fires, and so much more. A handful of local media and press were gathered around the Pier in …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Life Eaters

The warm weather is here, what else could be better? Concert season is in full swing, and I am seeing more and more local bands getting added to some huge shows such as The Von Mons on the Gentlemen Of The Road Festival, Inventure on Summer Slaughter at Starland Ballroom, …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Tiger Cuts

I can always find time in the day to talk about music; other topics, not as much. Living in New Jersey, it’s never a chore to find something happening, whether it’s a music festival, a recording studio, or just a regular concert. There is always an event happening that can …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Backyard Superheroes

Have you ever been to so many concerts in one month that you cannot even decide which one was the best experience? That is what I am dealing with right now. Granted, it’s an amazing problem to have, however, I have seen so much talent in such a short span …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Decypher

Local friends and family, we meet again. It’s crazy to think the month of May is in full effect and it’s almost summertime. This year has really flown, and I have experienced and seen so much new talent, it’s overwhelming!

This week, I am going to focus on a band …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Dollys

It’s about that time for the Local Radar; what bands you have been into lately? I feel like more and more groups around here are getting their names out there, between Toothgrinder going on national tours, The Front Bottoms headlining shows, Brick + Mortar putting out new music, and …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Bounders

Wednesday is upon us once again. After months of hibernation, I am finally emerging from my winter cocoon and getting out to more shows! The sun stays out a little longer, and I can tolerate having to be a little chilly in a venue. That being said, I have been …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Gentlemen Of The Road Pre-Party

Local family, we meet again! With so much to chat about on the music front, I have decided to switch gears a little bit in this week’s column to focus on an event that recently happened that will also reflect an event that is scheduled to happen in the near …

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