Shoreworld: Freddie Fry – Thirsty Rider

I’ve known Freddie Fry for several years now, and if there’s one thing I can say with certainty, it’s that he loves music and supports the national and local scene every chance that he can. This is a guy who has scads of stories to tell about some of the …

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Shoreworld: The Cryptkeeper Five – The Stronghold

Vocalist Johnny Ott, guitarist Jimmy Ray, and drummer D.T. Graves (on and off) have been in The Cryptkeeper Five since its 1997 origin, with many different supporting players over the years. The trio played music together in a band called Navalistic Death before the Cryptkeeper Five as well. Johnny’s first …

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Shoreworld: Fruit & Flowers – Drug Tax

New York City’s Fruit & Flowers just released their debut EP, Drug Tax. Fruit & Flowers have toured all over America in the last year, building a solid fan base as well as scoring instant successes at SXSW two years in a row now. The crowds they play in …

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Shoreworld: The Inversion Circus – ‘InTents (Fire At The Big Top)’

            The Inversion Circus was born in 2014 as the brainchild of guitarist Chris Macock and bassist Chris Davison. The idea was to create music they wanted to play despite what is popular. Chris and Chris have been playing together in various projects for the last 20+ years and have an …

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Shoreworld: Keith Kenny – Keith Kenny

Keith Kenny’s bio says it best when describing Keith at a show. “If the audience at a Keith Kenny show were to close their eyes for the performance, they would swear that there was a full band on stage. The audience, however, is too busy dancing to the one-man act’s …

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Shoreworld: Jaime Rose – Nowhere

I’ve known Jaime for many years now. I first met her as part of the Hoboken darlings The Fave several years back and was always a fan of the band’s attitude and her natural vocal attack. Fast-forward to 2017 and Jaime has her latest self-released project out called Nowhere. …

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Shoreworld: Jackson Pines – ‘Purgatory Road’

Jackson Pines’ bio tells me everything I need to know when it comes to describing the goings-on of Joe Makoviecki. Makoviecki is a 27-year-old singer-songwriter from the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, a surprisingly dense wood with meandering cedar streams and undulating sand paths that can lose even a seasoned …

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Shoreworld: The Vansaders – No Matter What

Doug Zambon and the boys from The Vansaders have been tearing up the scene and generating much interest with their repertoire of punk-tinged music for a while now. No Matter What is their fourth studio effort since releasing Stuck In New York City back in 2014. When it comes to …

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Shoreworld: Asbury Park Music & Film Festival – April 20-23

As the weather gets warmer in New Jersey, festivals start appearing in the Garden State. From music to art and film, festivals are the Jersey Shore mainstay once the snow goes away. And one of the fastest growing festivals is at the door now.

The 2017 Asbury Park Music & …

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Shoreworld: Bruce Tunkel – Bittersweet

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I’ve known of Bruce Tunkel for decades. The main reason I know him was for his role as the lead man for the Red Bank group The Red House. This New Jersey quartet was led by lead singer (talked about here) Bruce Tunkel (who also played guitar …

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