Marc Maron @ Count Basie Theatre

RED BANK, NJ—Mike Lawrence warmed-up the crowd with his patent mix of comic book references and embarrassing-but-funny accounts of daily life. On stage, Lawrence seemed nervous as he launched into jokes about marriage, Florida, and being the “Jamaican bobsled team of sex” (he knows he won’t finish the race, but …

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Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain

HUNTER, NY—Warren Haynes and Radio Woodstock turned Hunter Mountain into jamband central for the 11th installment of the fabled fest. With stellar weather, chairlifts taking concertgoers on scenic mountain vistas, rockin’ tunes and enough beer stalls to keep even the thirstiest rock fan happy, this year’s event did not disappoint. …

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Max’s Kansas City 50th Anniversary @ The Bowery Electric

MANHATTAN, NY—Max’s Kansas City was a primary New York hot spot for live music from 1965 to 1981. Located at 213 Park Avenue South, just off of Union Square, the street floor was a restaurant that catered to a business crowd in the day and an art crowd at night. …

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Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes @ The Stone Pony

ASBURY PARK, NJ—For the 40-year-strong rock band Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, it was a night of beautiful weather, people, and music. For everyone else, it was a night to get star-spangled hammered at the legendary Stone Pony Summer Stage. I don’t know if it was the endless flow …

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Faith No More @ Webster Hall

MANHATTAN, NY—Faith No More picked up where it left off 18 years ago at Webster Hall on May 13. The band opened the sold-out show with “Motherfucker,” the new single from Sol Invictus (Ipecac), its first studio album since 1997’s Album Of The Year. And while the song itself …

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MMRBQ @ Susquehanna Bank Center

CAMDEN, NJ—The 2015 MMRBQ featured a ton of talent for an all-day event. The bands featured were Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Stone Temple Pilots, Breaking Benjamin, Seether, Halestorm, The Pretty Reckless, Rival Sons and Cold Roses. Here are some of the highlights:

 

Halestorm

They opened up …

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Disorder @ QXT’s

NEWARK, NJ—Joy Division tribute band Disorder pulled a late night performance before an adoring crowd of about 100 guests this Friday night at a famous goth/industrial dance club in the heart of Newark. QXT’s looks to have once been a Spanish restaurant near the border of the ethnic-Iberian section of …

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The Who/Joan Jett @ Wells Fargo Center

PHILADELPHIA, PA—Joan Jett opened up for The Who at the Wells Fargo Center. They had worked together many times before and the first lady of guitar legends didn’t disappoint. She opened up with “Bad Reputation” and that fired up the crowd.

“Cherry Bomb” was up next bringing back memories of …

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Redrum Ball @ 49 Grove

NEW YORK, NY—Whenever a legal, bank holiday is set for a Monday, impresario Sir William Welles and his crew usually plan to hold a costume and music event, the Redrum Ball, on the preceding Sunday evening. These are, of course, MLK Day, Memorial Day and Labor Day. Columbus Day affords …

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New Music Seminar @ Wyndham New Yorker Hotel

MANHATTAN, NY—Every June a range of professionals, consisting of everyone from fresh new artists budding with demos in hand to CEOs, trek their way to NYC for the annual New Music Seminar exuberant to share their wealth of knowledge. With their love of music uniting them under one roof, the …

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