Michele Amabile

Jon Bon Jovi Pitches in at JBJ Soul Kitchen in Red Bank due to Covi-19 Crisis

By Michele Amabile | March 20, 2020

Jon Bon Jovi did his part to help during the coronavirus crisis as he rolled up his sleeves and pitched in washing pots and pans at the JBJ Soul Kitchen in  Red Bank this week. “If you can’t do what you do, do what you can,” read the caption on a picture shared on Instagram. Currently, the restaurant –and the…

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Queen Guitarist Brian May Announces Livestream Concerts: Could Adam Lambert Be Next?

By Michele Amabile | March 19, 2020

Covid-19 Won’t Stop Him Now: Queen guitarist Dr. Brian May is conducting a living room live-stream series entertaining fans looking to rock during the cornavirus crisis. “This is my contribution to the Common Good tonight. A raw cheer-up outburst. Living Room Rock!” he writes. “Is this the future? To all you folks out there feeling as disorientated as I do…

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Asbury Park Dinner Table To Aid Local Families in Coronavirus Crisis

By Michele Amabile | March 19, 2020

In the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, a  new nonprofit organization, Asbury Park Dinner Table, is taking action feeding local neighbors in need. The initiative was created to help families who are already struggling and for those who need extra help due to school and college closures while at the same time helping the local restaurant community. Donations made online…

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R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe on Coronavirus: Wash Your Hands and You Will Feel Fine

By Michele Amabile | March 18, 2020

It may not exactly be the end of the world as we know it, but R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe isn’t taking any chances and is trying to help with a new Coronavirus PSA. In the video, Stipe offers a full demonstration of how to wash your hands in 20 seconds by singing “Happy Birthday.” As for the world according to…

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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Donates Food Amid Coronavirus Concerns

By Michele Amabile | March 17, 2020

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is aiding the surrounding Atlantic City community with truck loads of food donations to aid with the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The casino is donating food and supplies to Turning Point Day Center–an organization that helps homeless residents, as well as The Community Food Bank of New Jersey. All New Jersey casinos are shut down…

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Melissa Etheridge, Neil Young, Darlene Love Announce Living Room Livestream Concerts

By Michele Amabile | March 17, 2020

While we are all social distancing and live event postponements and cancellations continue due to coronavirus concerns, some celebrities and artists are finding a way to keep connected to their audiences via Facebook live or Instagram videos. The Dropkick Murphys, for example,  went live for St. Patrick’s Day, with thousands of viewers tuning in for the Facebook livestream. Neil Young…

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The Rolling Stones Postpone 2020 ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates

By Michele Amabile | March 17, 2020

The Rolling Stones are postponing their tour dates for the 2020 North American “No Filter” tour. The spring/summer trek–slated to begin May 8–will be rescheduled, the band announced. A statement reads: AEG Presents/ Concerts West regret to announce the postponement of the Rolling Stones upcoming NO FILTER tour of North America due to the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic. The Stones 15-date…

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Elton John Postpones Tour Dates to 2021

By Michele Amabile | March 16, 2020

Elton John is making fans a promise that he isn’t saying goodbye to the yellow brick road just yet. Sir Elton has decided that the remaining tour dates for his North American trek  from March 26 to May 2 will be pushed to 2021, according to a statement. This includes shows in Manhattan and Brooklyn, NY, as well as concerts…

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Count Basie Center for The Arts Announces Show Postponements

By Michele Amabile | March 13, 2020

In response to Coronavirus concerns, The Count Basie Center for the Arts has announced postponements of several shows, including appearances by Bobby Bandiera, Classic Albums Live, and RAIN–A Tribute to the Beatles. “The health and well-being of patrons, artists, and staff is our top priority. To that end, the Count Basie Center for the Arts is working with artists to…

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Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne to Appear on ‘The Conners’

By Michele Amabile | March 12, 2020

Set your DVRs! Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne will make a guest starring appearance on the ABC show, “The Conners.” The episode–Beards, Thrupples and Robots”– was written by Bruce Helford & Bruce Rasmussen & Dave Caplan and directed by Gail Mancuso. Guest starring are Jay R. Ferguson as Ben, Clark Gregg as Ron, Jennifer Grey as Janelle, Denisse Ojeda as Sheila,…

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