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Heads Up 1071 The Boss Listeners: Here is Your Chance to Meet Bruce Springsteen

By Michele Amabile | November 21, 2019

Want to hang out with Bruce Springsteen for a day in Asbury Park? Now is your chance! You and a friend can win an opportunity to stroll the boardwalk with the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer in Asbury, get a private tour with him at The Stone Pony, and be put up in a four-star hotel. Flights are included,…

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Asbury Park to Celebrate ‘A Very Asbury Holiday Show’

By Michele Amabile | November 20, 2019

Asbury Park will celebrate the true spirit of the holiday season with the second annual holiday concert, “A Very Asbury Holiday Show” on Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park. The show –which sold out last year–will include the very best of Asbury Park’s musical elves of Christmas past, present and future, according to Eileen Chapman, APMF…

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Six Flags Announces Polar Coaster Challenge

By Michele Amabile | November 19, 2019

If the Polar Bear Challenge isn’t daring enough for you, Six Flags Great Adventure is upping the ante this holiday season with the introduction of The Polar Coaster Challenge. Instead of diving into the ocean (or lazy river in Hurricane Harbor) in your bathing suit, the park is challenging guests to strip to tank tops, shorts and flip flops and…

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Here is How The Waitresses “Christmas Wrapping” Can Get You in the Charitable Spirit

By Michele Amabile | November 19, 2019

Bah, Humbug! Ok, that’s too strong, because that’s our favorite holiday, and even if 1071 The Boss isn’t playing any Christmas music yet, we think this is kind of cool. Every year, Chris Butler of The Waitresses holds a charitable contest, which he dubs, “The Wrappie.” This year, the 2019 “Wrappie” Award Contest will commence at noon on Black Friday,…

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Will Mötley Crüe tour again with Def Leppard and Poison?

By Michele Amabile | November 18, 2019

If the rumors reported by Rolling Stone are true, then Mötley Crüe will be hitting the road with Def Leppard and Poison for a stadium tour next summer. Def Leppard toured with Poison in 2017. In 2011, they toured with Mötley Crüe and the New York Dolls. If the Crüe indeed are touring, it means they are tearing up the…

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Bruce Springsteen Rocks Private Benefit at Stone Pony

By Michele Amabile | November 17, 2019

Bruce Springsteen spent his Saturday night (Nov. 16) on stage at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park for a private event benefiting Boston College.   The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer strapped on a guitar for a two-hour, 22-songs set for about 400 guests at the invitation-only event.   Springsteen –who was backed by former Bon Jovi touring guitarist…

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New Book, ‘Adventures With My Sea Pass Card,’ Explores Romance of Cruises (interview with 1071 The Boss)

By Michele Amabile | November 15, 2019

Hey, all! It’s Michele Amabile, from 1071 The Boss! I wanted to tell you a funny social media story. I recently took a cruise with my family on the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas out of Bayonne, sailing to Florida, The Perfect Day at Coco Cay and Nassau, Bahamas. It was an amazing adventure at sea, and one I…

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JBJ Soul Foundation Donates $100K to Red Bank ‘s HABCore

By Michele Amabile | November 14, 2019

The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation is giving the Red Bank non-profit HABcore $100,000 towards the expansion of its property located on River Street, the organization announced. Formed in 1988, HABcore is a nonprofit organization providing support and permanent housing services to homeless veterans, families and individuals with special needs in Monmouth and Ocean counties. New Bon Jovi Track, ‘Unbroken,’…

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Bon Jovi Talks New Song on CBS This Morning; Announces Social Media Contest

By Michele Amabile | November 11, 2019

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jon Bon Jovi made an appearance on CBS This Morning to talk about Bon Jovi’s new song, “Unbroken,” featured in the new film, To Be Of Service. Although Bon Jovi himself has never served, both his parents did, having served in the Marines, where they met. When writing the song, Bon Jovi tapped into…

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‘Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock N’ Roll’ Documentary Gets Digital Release

By Michele Amabile | November 1, 2019

Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock n’ Roll –a documentary telling the story of Asbury Park-is now available to purchase on digital platforms including the Apple TV App and Amazon, it was announced today. Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock n’ Roll returns native sons Steven Van Zandt, Southside Johnny Lyon, David Sancious and Bruce Springsteen to the legendary Upstage, the psychedelic after hours club where they got their…

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