Tibet House Benefit: A Night To Remember

It’s been 23 years and the Tibet House Benefit Concert is still alive and kicking. This year, the benefit will round up Jim James of My Morning Jacket, composer Philip Glass, punk legend Patti Smith, indie artist tUnE-yArDs and beatboxer Rahzel. Proceeds from ticket sales will support the work of …

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Dinner And A Suit: Coming Home

Music tends to bring families together. Such is the case for Jersey-born cousins Jonathan Capeci, Joey Beretta, and Anthony Genca. The three formed Dinner And A Suit and moved to Nashville, where they developed their full-length debut, Since Our Departure. The band will be coming back home to the …

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Desaparecidos: Reappearing

Desaparecidos started out in 2001 as a side-project for Conor Oberst, frontman of the rock band Bright Eyes. The group released their first and only album, Read Music/Speak Spanish, in 2002. Desaparecidos will hit up the East Coast for the first time in 10 years on their upcoming three-week …

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Atlas Genius: On Their Way

Atlas Genius are an alternative band known for their hit single, “Trojans,” which attracted over 50,000 fans before they were even signed. The band gained even more success with their EP, Through The Glass, released last June. They are now preparing to release their debut full-length, When It Was

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Owl City: Big Cities, Big Shows

Multi-instrumentalist Adam Young, also known as Owl City, made waves in 2009 with his debut album, Ocean Eyes, which included the hit single “Fireflies.” He has kept busy by creating an original track for the movie Wreck-It Ralph and closing out 2012 with a world tour. He’ll continue …

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Aimee Bobruk: Always Inspired

What do the Beatles and the soundtrack to Juno have in common? Both inspired singer-songwriter Aimee Bobruk and her single, “A Day In The Life.” The song comes from her debut album, /ba.’brook/, released on Jan. 29. Bobruk has booked a month-long tour to celebrate. Her first show in …

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Before You Exit: Band Of Brothers

When it comes to pop rock band Before You Exit, they have fully mastered the family-music dynamic. Brothers Connor, Riley and Toby McDonough do what many others before them couldn’t. They work exceptionally well together when writing their songs and each contributes in their own way. The band just …

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The Mongoloids: The Rise To Prominence

The Mongoloids are a straight-edge hardcore band hailing from New Jersey. They will be promoting their April full-length release by playing select shows in the Northeast. To coincide with this tour, they will also make a 7” single, Room To Grow, available on the band’s website on Feb. 19. …

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To Write Love On Her Arms: Songs, Conversation And Hope

The Heavy And Light Tour is an annual event held by the nonprofit organization To Write Love On Her Arms. The show uses musical expression and thoughtful words from such acts like Jon Foreman (Switchfoot) and Fiction Family, Christina Perri, and others, to encourage those who suffer from depression, …

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Joe Louis Walker: Blues Slinger

Growing up on B.B. King records and learning from musicians like Lightnin’ Hopkins and Albert King, Joe Louis Walker was born into the blues. He has taken this knowledge and sculpted his own sound that has earned him much praise. Walker has led an extensive career, playing festivals like Montreux …

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