Maria’s Local Radar: An Interview With Brad Wilson

Brad Wilson; if you haven’t heard of him, let’s change that. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the singer-songwriter to chat about his career, new music, recording process, and so much more. I have a feeling Brad is going to be a household name in no time, …

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Maria’s Local Radar: BINX

Mid-September, how did you get here already? This year has really been flying, but there are so many good shows that I am looking forward to this fall, it’s well worth it. Green Day at Starland Ballroom especially, that will be epic!

That being said, I also have been getting …

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An Interview With Of Mice & Men: Fighting Through The Pain – Frontman Austin Carlile Talks New Album, Fan Appreciation, Life On The Road & More

After overcoming many obstacles in life, Of Mice & Men frontman Austin Carlile never ceases to amaze me with what he is capable of. I’ve seen him and his bandmates live over five times, and each night I bring home a long-lasting memory that I will never forget. He truly …

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Maria’s Local Radar: An Interview With Experiment 34

I love having the ability to bring new talent into the spotlight! Although having worked on other projects, the guys of Experiment 34 seem to have finally found a piece to the puzzle that has been missing: each other!

I had the chance to chat with Jack, Johnny, and Matt …

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Maria’s Local Radar: The Hit Men – Sept. 10 At The Count Basie Theatre – A Benefit For The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

If you have been following my column for the past few weeks, you will notice a trend. Yes, naturally we always discuss some element of music week to week, but there has been a tie to people coming together in times of need. We’ve touched on Rock For Landon, and …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Recapping Rock For Landon At The River Rock

It’s about that time to talk music, my favorite time of the week. I am honored to sit here and follow up on a previous article I shared with you guys about an event that was near and dear to my heart, Rock For Landon. A good friend of mine …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Levy & The Oaks

Locals, we meet again. Although fall is right around the corner, this thick heat still has me sweating. That’s okay, though, because it’s still outdoor show season, and we have to enjoy that while we can. Last week I told you a little bit about a benefit that is happening …

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An Interview With Lita Ford: Living Like A Runaway

Being a female in the music industry is not always easy. I know from personal experience. However, hearing insight and knowledge from one of the queens of rock ‘n’ roll, Lita Ford, is something I will forever cherish. I had the opportunity to chat with her about her book, her …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Rock For Landon Cancer Benefit Event

Over the past few years in the Local Radar, I have featured many bands; one of them being in my top five, going by the name of Breathing Blue. With obstacles in each of their lives, they took some time off to reflect and pursue other dreams. But, for …

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Maria’s Local Radar: Parachute – LIVE At The House Of Independents – Asbury Park – July 29, 2016

Live music; it’s an age-old past time that has brought my friends together for years. On a hot summer night in July, location Asbury Park, I had the pleasure of seeing Parachute live at House Of Independents. If you are an avid reader of this column (thank you, by the …

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