The Amboys: Strike Out Diabetes

On June 23, local New Jersey outfit The Amboys are playing a benefit for the non-profit organization Music Is The Medicine in Seaside Heights. Strike Out Diabetes! is inspired by the passing of avid Yankee fan and Little League umpire, Alfred Risicato. In May, at age 56, he passed …

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Yellow Ostrich: Explore The Strange Land

Indie band Yellow Ostrich has three upcoming tour dates in the Tri-State Area this month to promote their latest album, Strange Land. This record is more mature and it’s their first release in 2012. With the additions of instrumental breaks and real world concepts, people are taking notice. They …

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Dawes: Brothers Of Folk

On June 16, American folk/rock group Dawes will be playing a free concert at Central Park SummerStage along with Kurt Vile And The Violators. Their 2011 release, Nothing Is Wrong, boosted the band’s popularity, and gave them a consistent touring schedule. Brothers Taylor and Griffin Goldsmith have created a …

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White Fang: Very Grateful To Shred

Psychedelic rockers White Fang are playing two shows in Brooklyn this June. Join them at Muchmore’s, a new concert venue/bar/coffee shop, along with Nude Sunrise and Cool Angels on June 15. The next night they stop at Big Snow Buffalo Lodge, a fairly new show spot located on …

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HRVRD: Harvard Breeds Success

HRVRD are playing at Webster Hall on June 22 along with Empires and Team Spirit. The show starts at 7 p.m. and is 19+. They are currently in the studio working on a new album, set to release later this year. In 2009, the band released The Inevitable And I,

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Kevin O’Toole: Benefit For A Fighter

On June 16, a benefit will be held for Long Island volunteer firefighter Kevin O’Toole at The Paramount on Long Island. While on the job, O’Toole was severely burned when a vacant home nearly exploded in a large blaze. He suffered third degree burns to more than half of …

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Destroyer: Jazz For Everyone

Melodic jazz/soft rock artist Destroyer will be performing at Brooklyn Masonic Temple on June 18. Dan Bejar started this endeavor as a solo project that he recorded at home. These days, he is signed to Merge Records and has released many albums, most recently Kaputt in 2011. As a …

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The Real McKenzies: The Westwinds Are Blowing In

Four years have passed since The Real McKenzies made an album but after their most recent release, Westwinds, their tour is highly anticipated. This bagpipe-playing punk rock group has tour dates all over the U.S. and UK this year. They’ve shared the stage with NOFX, Flogging Molly, the Misfits, …

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Anthony D’Amato: Sailing Away

Talented New Jersey folk rock musician Anthony D’Amato is grabbing the attention of the Tri-State Area. D’Amato will be playing Communion NYC, featuring Le Blorr, Anna Rose, and more, on Thursday, June 7, at Union Hall in Brooklyn. The show is 21+. On June 9, he will …

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Brute Force: The King Of Fuh Returns

Eccentric singer-songwriter Brute Force will be playing at the Super Mega Show And Comic Fest in Whippany, NJ, on Saturday, June 9. As a young musician in 1967, Stephen Friedland shared the studio with Bob Dylan and even received the approval of John Lennon himself. In the same year, …

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