Party For Peace: Crazy & The Brains Host Benefit for Jersey City Anti-Violence Coalition Movement

You can’t turn on your TV or log into your social media these days without awful, glaring headlines advertising a new world trauma. It’s inescapable, and it’s sad. The Jersey City Anti-Violence Coalition Movement held candlelight vigils for Mike Brown and Eric Garner. They filled over 2,000 donated purses with …

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Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes: Gregg Allman Sick, Southside Johnny To The Rescue

Sept. 1, PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, the big band from Jersey, Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, will open for that little old band from Texas, ZZ Top. Gregg Allman got sick so Southside, able and ready, will rock this joint as part of WDHA’s annual …

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Rock The Farm: Ending Summer With A Bang

The third annual Rock The Farm Music & Food Truck Festival returns to the Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ this week, featuring a solid lineup of musical acts, award-winning food trucks, craft vendors, and more. Spread out over three stages, some of the notable names set to perform include …

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LAYNE: Life In The Fast Layne

If you have a soft spot for dark-tinged indie pop, get ready for LAYNE. The California-based duo, which consists of guitarist/vocalist Layne Putnam and drummer Alex Rosca, have been causing a stir online over the past year through a series of a singles, such as the haunting track, “Good.” …

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Omni: On To The Next One

It is interesting to see musicians leave one group to collaborate with others. Omni began with Deerhunter’s Frankie Broyles (vocalist), and former Carnivores members, Philip Frobos (bassist/vocalist), and Billy Mitchell (drummer). Their debut album, Deluxe, by Trouble In Mind Records, was unveiled July 8. The punk band out of …

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Toad The Wet Sprocket: Revival Of Fear

30 years ago, Glen Phillips, Todd Nichols, Dean Dinning and Randy Guss came together as alternative quartet Toad The Wet Sprocket. The group is now celebrating the 25th anniversary of their album, fear, with a tour. The band’s more recent releases include Architect Of The Ruin, New Constellation

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Beat Connection: Another Go Round

Electropop group Beat Connection will have you dancing wherever you are with their unique melodies and catchy beats. Behind the sound are members Tom Eddy, Mark Hunter, Reed Juenger, and Jarred Katz. Their second album, Product 3, was their first album released through Anti- Records on Oct. 23. It …

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Binary Code & Seas of Wake: Metal Invasion

Progressive metalheads Binary Code and Seas Of Wake are unsigned bands hailing from New Jersey. Binary Code’s most recent album, Moonsblood, came out in May featuring the song, “Immersion.” The group will be on tour with Leprous in the fall. Seas Of Wake’s newest album, Depth Of The Marrow

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Tinsley Ellis: Timeless Soul & Blues

He’s played in every state and even Canada, Europe, South America and Australia over the past 40 years. Georgia-based blues guitarist Tinsley Ellis is on the road spreading his hometown sound again. The singer-songwriter will be playing tunes from his new 19th studio album, Red Clay Soul, which was …

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Dawes: Your Favorite Band

Indie group Dawes showcases their nostalgic-folk sound in All Your Favorite Bands, their fourth studio album, which was released last year. The title was influenced by a line of lyrics from the song “All Your Favorite Bands”: “May all your favorite bands stay together.” The track’s music video features …

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