Scat Woman

She’s 22, she’s cute, and she can scat? Chelsea Palermo has used her smooth and sophisticated voice to bring jazz to a new generation. After just releasing her first album, Chelsea will be showing off the new tunes at Tim McCloones Supper Club on Ocean Ave. in Asbury Park July

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The Shane Below

There are lots of clichés that come to mind when someone puts the terms acoustic, folk, and indie together. Likely some plaid-wearing, “five-o’clock-shadowed” hipster with unkempt hair and Buddy Holly glasses droning about love, loss and life etc. It’s not that Shane Alexander defies these clichés, in a few ways …

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Beastie Boys Cancel Upcoming Tour Dates – Yauch Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

According a statement released by Beastie Boys (and online at, Adam Yauch reveals he has been diagnosed with a tumor in his left salivary gland. It’s considered “very treatable” and will not affect his vocal chords, but due to surgery the band is cancelling all upcoming tour dates.…

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Brooklyn Refugee

Rebecca Fanya, an acclaimed musician and backup vocalist, follows in the noble footsteps of music’s greatest sidekicks. After doing time in the trenches alongside contemporaries like Peter Gabriel, Youssou N’Dour, and Norah Jones, she’s finally releasing her eponymous debut, with a party at Joe’s Pub in Brooklyn on July

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Doing The Unthinkable

Metalcore isn’t exactly the most mainstream of genres, but Darkest Hour have managed to do the unthinkable—make hardcore sell. They’re one of metalcore’s most commercially and critically successful bands, and now, DC’s own Darkest Hour return to New York to celebrate the release of The Eternal Return, their sixth and …

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American Legends Hit The Road

Icon, Grammy Award winner, stoner, revolutionary, proud American; there are lots of ways to describe the life and career of Willie Nelson. In fact, almost everyone from ages 10 to 100 knows who Willie Nelson is whether or not they have heard his music. And if not, chances are …

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Metal Fights Autism

Local metal bands from NJ are teaming up to raise money for the Woodbridge Buddy Ball Foundation. This all-day event features bands like Shat, Full Scale Riot, Undivided, Without End, and many others. It starts at 2p.m. at Dingbatz in Clifton on July 18, bands go …

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The Weather Looks Fine

As if he didn’t have enough on his plate with The White Stripes and The Raconteurs, Jack White’s latest supergroup, The Dead Weather, is set to perform at Terminal 5 in NYC on Thursday, July 16 and Friday, July 17 as a part of the band’s first tour. …

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Dark Star Orchestra Brings Back The Dead

With their uncanny ability to “raise the Dead” like no one else, Dark Star Orchestra hits a local stage with Keller Williams in Hackettstown, NJ, at Vasa Park Saturday, July 18. DSO recreates the Grateful Dead experience by playing entire shows from the Dead’s 30 years of touring, completely …

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Ponderosa Stomp Brings The Midsummer Night Swing

Ponderosa Stomp will make you feel like you’re walking down Bourbon Street. This annual festival has been a tradition in New Orleans for the past eight years, but it’s now coming to NYC. It features infamous New Orleans musicians like William Bell playing the roots of rockabilly, R&B, jazz, blues, …

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