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Steven Tyler and Joe Perry Nominated for a Tony Award

By Michele Amabile | May 1, 2018

Bruce Springsteen isn’t the only rocker making an appearance at the Tony Awards! Aerosmith‘s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry are nominated for their work on the soundtrack for SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical. The dynamic duo–along with The Flaming Lips and Panic! At the Disco–are up for the Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre award. Tyler and Perry composed a track titled “Bikini…

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Bruce Springsteen Earns a Special Tony Award for ‘Springsteen on Broadway’

By Michele Amabile | May 1, 2018

Bruce Springsteen is getting closer to his EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) sweep, as his Broadway show, “Springsteen on Broadway,” earned a nod today (May 1). The Tony Awards will honor the Freehold native in June for his “once-in-a-life” production of Springsteen on Broadway. In a live-streamed ceremony on Tuesday announcing this year’s nominations, Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. called Springsteen on Broadway a…

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Watch 68-Year-Old Jenny Darren Rock AC/DC on ‘Britain’s Got Talent”

By Michele Amabile | April 29, 2018

Britains’s Got Talent judge Simon Cowell was wowed by 68-year old Cotswold resident Jenny Darren, who unexpectedly swapped Grandmotherly sweater for rock and roll leather and a potent version of AC/DC’s Highway To Hell. Cowell was expecting a performance as exciting as knitting, but instead got hit with a dose of adrenaline he described as “bloody fantastic.” Darren—who got four enthusiastic…

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Little Steven Drops Surprise Live Album Ahead of Tour

By Michele Amabile | April 27, 2018

Little Steven Van Zandt and his Disciples of Soul are  kicking off their tour Jersey style with a show this Sunday (April 29) at The State Theatre in New Brunswick, and they are marking the occasion with a big treat for fans! Today, the band dropped a surprise album– SOULFIRE LIVE! — a 24-track live project recorded last year chronicling Steven’s first solo tour in…

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Grateful Dead Plans Special Summer Vinyl Release

By Michele Amabile | April 27, 2018

The Grateful Dead will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its classic album Anthem of the Sun, with a special release offered  on CD and vinyl in July. The CD edition includes three discs: a remaster of the original album’s mix, a remastered version of a more well-known 1971 mix, and a bonus disc of the Dead’s October 22, 1967 show at Winterland, which…

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Fleetwood Mac Announces New Jersey Tour Dates

By Michele Amabile | April 25, 2018

Fleetwood Mac has finally announced tour dates with its new lineup–but New Jerseyans have to wait until ncxt March to see the show. The tour–which will begin this October in Tulsa, OK– will feature the band’s new lineup: Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell, and Crowded House frontman and former Split Enz member Neil Finn.  “We’ll be performing all the hits that the fans love, plus…

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Live Nation Announces $20 Ticket Sales

By Michele Amabile | April 24, 2018

How do you afford your rock and roll lifestyle? If you are concerned that seeing this summer’s hottest shows are going to bust your budget, Live Nation is hosting a fire sale on tickets. The event coincides with National Concert Week, with the concert promoter celebrating by offering tickets for $20 to shows that include Ozzy Osbourne, Bon Jovi, Stone…

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Bruce Springsteen, Michael Stipe Join Patti Smith at New York Show

By Michele Amabile | April 24, 2018

Monday nights are dark nights for Broadway productions, giving actors and performers a chance to rest their voices. Bruce Springsteen –who has taken the week off from his show, “Springsteen on Broadway”–must have missed that memo, because the 68-year old rocker found a way to make the most of his free time, joining Patti Smith at New York’s Beacon theater for…

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Steven Tyler Reviews ‘Springsteen on Broadway’

By Michele Amabile | April 23, 2018

Steven Tyler is the latest rocker to check out Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway run, and it was a big hit with the Aerosmith frontman. “The man is a genius,” said Tyler in a video caught by a fan. Tyler caught Springsteen on Broadway after the weekend, then enjoyed the sunshine in Central Park on Sunday. Also in attendance: E Street Band…

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Judas Priest and Deep Purple Tour Coming to New Jersey

By Michele Amabile | April 23, 2018

New Jersey–you’ve got another thing coming! Judas Priest is hitting the road with Deep Purple, and are scheduled for two shows in the Garden State! Priest and Deep Purple are launching co-headlining North American tour this summer, and will land at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel on September 6 and the BB&T Pavilion in Camden on September 9.…

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