20 Must-See Shows This Fall

Cheap Trick – St George Theatre – September 25

Jackie Evancho – State Theatre PA – September 27

Frank Turner – Rough Trade – September 29

Tom Cochrane – Iridium – October 1

Steven Wright – Count Basie Theatre – October 2

Pauly Shore – Highline Ballroom – October 4…

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Shoreworld: Black Flamingos; The Battery Electric

Black Flamingos – Self-Titled – Little Dickman Records

There are only a handful of successful instrumental bands that I know of in the area. The number one group that comes to mind is Chemtrail. Instrumental music is not an easy undertaking in a scene that produces so many talented alternatives, …

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Rant ‘N’ Roll: Musikfest 2015…It’s All A Blur

BETHLEHEM, PA—Where did it all go? Every summer, for 10 days, I put my life on hold to go “festing.” It’s an alternate reality whereas although I sleep in my own bed every night, during the days and evenings, I wander the opposite-of-aimlessly through the streets on the North Side …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Coal Chamber, Needtobreathe, Philm and More

Lyle Lovett/Damrosch Park/August 9, 2015

Lyle Lovett was raised on his family’s horse ranch in Klein, Texas, a small Houston suburb named after his grandfather. While in college, Lovett started writing his own music and performing in coffee houses. After recording his self-titled debut country music album in 1986, he …

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Maria’s Local Radar: An Interview with the Joe Baracata Band

Following the tradition of keeping things fresh week to week here in the Local Radar, I recently had the chance to talk to the reigning frontman of one of New Jersey’s hottest cover bands, The Joe Baracata Band. Being an avid fan and follower of Joe and the boys, …

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Kam on Film: ‘Black Mass,’ ‘Peace Officer’ and What’s New In Theaters

Black Mass

Warner Brothers Pictures

Rated R for graphic violence, pervasive profanity, sexual references and brief drug use

Depp Delivers Oscar-Quality Performance As Notorious Mobster Whitey Bulger

In the mid-1970s, James “Whitey” Bulger began rising through the ranks of South Boston’s Winter Hill Gang by knocking off all the competition …

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Reality Check: Joe Cool Dominating

Don’t Look Now—Barack Obama Is Beating Second-Term Jinx

            So far, this has been an immutable fact of the American presidency: Second terms are a disaster. Bad. Filled with impeachments and quitting and unconstitutional shenanigans. Queer luck. Doomed circumstance; economically, militarily, personally. The list is long, and in my lifetime (born …

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Kam on Film: An Interview with Actor Jesse Eisenberg

Born in New York City on October 5, 1983, Jesse Adam Eisenberg and his two siblings were raised in East Brunswick, New Jersey, by their parents, Amy, a clown, and Barry, a professor. His sister Hallie Kate Eisenberg was a child star best remembered as the adorable pitch girl in …

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Shoreworld: Jack Brag – Kiss At Midnight; 9/11 Tribute Concert

Jack Brag – Kiss At Midnight

Original scene veterans Jack Brag are back with another intricate look into the creative minds of their collective. Featuring Jack Brag regulars Tony Donato on bass, pianist Jim Robertazzi and cellist Jay Varga, the band also introduces the talents of new guitarist Dave Falcone. …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: KMFDM, Dr. John, Desaparecidos and More

Dr. John/Rumsey Playfield/August 1, 2015

Malcolm “Mac” Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, was born almost 75 years ago in New Orleans, Louisiana. Active as a session pianist since the late 1950s, he gained his own following in the late 1960s as Dr. John The Night Tripper, when he combined …

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