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Jon Bon Jovi to Induct Southside Johnny into the NJ Hall of Fame

By Michele Amabile | October 23, 2019

The secret is out: Jon Bon Jovi will be on hand Sunday (Oct. 27) to induct Southside Johnny Lyon into the New Jersey Hall of Fame at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, he confirmed to NJ.com. Lyon asked the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer–who was inducted into the NJ Hall of Fame in 2009–to do the honors, and…

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Watch Bruce Springsteen Talk ‘Western Stars,” Freehold on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Below! (Video)

By Michele Amabile | October 22, 2019

Bruce Springsteen continued his press tour promoting the release of his new film, “Western Stars,” with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday night (Oct. 21). Springsteen–who recently dropped by the Freehold AMC 14 to introduce the movie on Oct. 19–dropped by Kimmel’s show, which is filming in Brooklyn this week to talk about the movie and his recent…

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The Eagles Announce Third Madison Square Garden Date for 2020 Tour

By Michele Amabile | October 22, 2019

The Eagles have added a third Madison Square Garden date for their 2020 tour, where the band will play the Hotel California album in its entirety. Tickets for the group’s Feb. 18 show are set to go on sale this Saturday morning (Oct. 26) at 10 a.m., the band announced today. The third date follows the already announced concerts set…

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Jim Babjak Talks ‘Smithereens Week’ and ‘Honor’ of NJ Hall of Fame Induction (Audio)

By Michele Amabile | October 22, 2019

This Sunday (Oct. 27), The Smithereens will get their due as the Fab Four of Carteret, NJ are set to be inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park. Founded in 1980, the band–featuring the late front man Pat DiNizio,  guitarist Jim Babjak, drummer Dennis Diken, and bassist Mike Mesaros–will celebrate the week…

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Steve Van Zandt Announces New Box Set (Photos)

By Michele Amabile | October 18, 2019

E Street Band icon Steve Van Zandt may have just celebrated a ‘Summer of Sorcery,’ but the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is gearing up for a rock and roll Christmas with the release of a brand new boxed set. The new set– RockNRoll Rebel – The Early Work–presents Van Zandt’s early work from 1973-1999. Set to arrive Dec. 6,…

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Light of Day Winterfest Announces Dates for 20th Anniversary Celebration

By Michele Amabile | October 18, 2019

It may still be fall, but we are just around the corner to the twentieth anniversary of the Light of Day Winterfest. The annual event will celebrate its milestone year as the anchor event for the  Light of Day Foundation with over 50 events by 150 music acts in five cities and three states, from Jan. 10-20, 2020. Those cities are Asbury Park, NJ,…

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Need a Winter Getaway? Run Away to Vegas with Jon Bon Jovi

By Michele Amabile | October 18, 2019

Jon Bon Jovi may not be doing any more cruises, but the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer just revealed a new opportunity for fans to run away with him this Winter on the next “Runaway Tours” adventure. Runaways are invited to join Bon Jovi in Las Vegas for a three-day hotel takeover that will take place Jan. 16-18, he…

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Steve Miller to Perform in New York City; Releases Box Set

By Michele Amabile | October 17, 2019

Steve Miller will be feeling a little blue this winter with a special appearance at Lincoln Center in New York City. Miller is set to appear at “Cannonball Adderley and The Blues,” a spirited celebration of saxophone legend Cannonball Adderley  for two shows, December 13 and 14 at JALC’s Rose Theater. Miller will be joined by vocalist Brianna Thomas and…

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Bruce Springsteen Reveals ‘Western Stars” Almost Filmed in Asbury Park at NYC Premiere

By Michele Amabile | October 17, 2019

Bruce Springsteen braved a rainy night at the Metrograph cinema in New York City Wednesday for the premiere of his new concert film, “Western Stars.” The movie, set for nationwide release on Oct. 25, is set for two special screenings Oct. 19 and 23 at local theaters, including AMC in Freehold and Monmouth. “It was all very organic,” Springsteen said…

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Bruce Springsteen to Appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live Next Week

By Michele Amabile | October 16, 2019

Jimmy Kimmel Live! is heading to Brooklyn next week, and he is taking Bruce Springsteen with him. Springsteen–who is busy promoting the premiere of his film, Western Stars–is scheduled to appear on the ABC late night program, which will begin broadcasting on Oct. 21. Other guests next week include: Eddie Murphy, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Alicia Keys, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kelly Ripa,…

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