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Scotch Plains Street to be Named for Pat DiNizio

By Michele Amabile | April 9, 2018

The memory of Smithereens front man Pat DiNizio will be honored April 17 with the dedication of a street in his honor. Next Tuesday, Montague Ave. at the corner of Westfield Avenue in Scotch Plains will be named “Pat DiNizio.” The ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m., with the new signed unveiled. “It was a pleasure and a privilege…

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Richie Sambora Spotted at Bon Jovi New Jersey Concert

By Michele Amabile | April 9, 2018

Richie Sambora was in the house Sunday night at the Prudential Center for the final night of Bon Jovi’s two-night homecoming stand. The guitarist–who left the band in 2013–will reunite with the guys onstage Saturday night (April 14) at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio. Sambora has been in rehearsals getting ready for the…

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Benefit for Las Vegas Shooting Survivor Kortney Spencer Planned For Sunday

By Michele Amabile | April 6, 2018

Listen to the interview below For four years, Wall resident Kortney Spencer traveled to Las Vegas to attend the Harvest Music Festival, a country music concert on the strip. What was supposed to be a day of fun and music ended in tragedy, as Spencer was shot in the leg just as country star Jason Aldean took the stage for…

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Ann Wilson to Film Television Special

By Michele Amabile | April 6, 2018

Ann Wilson is hitting the small screen! The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer is filming a concert at the Arcada Theatre in St. Louis for a special that will feature classic songs from her band, Heart, solo tracks and forthcoming music from her soon-to-be released project, Immortal. Immortal features covers of songs by Tom Petty, The Eagles, and…

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PNC Bank Arts Center Unveils Summer Concert Schedule

By Michele Amabile | April 5, 2018

Summer 2018 is shaping up to be an exciting one, and plenty of bands you hear on The New 107.1 The Boss are on tour! The PNC Bank Arts Center Summer Concert season is starting in May with ZZ Top and Fogerty with the Blues and Bayous tour! Here is a full list! Saturday, May 26 – 7 pm –…

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Elton John Joins Tumblr

By Michele Amabile | April 5, 2018

Social media is about to get more interesting: Elton John has joined Tumblr. The Rocket Man joined the platform two days shy of the release of the tribute albums Revamp and Restoration. To get fans excited about all things Elton, the site will feature vintage photos, videos, behind the scenes action from the Yellow Brick Road, new songs¬† and interaction…

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Sea Hear Now Beach Festival Coming to Asbury Park

By Michele Amabile | April 4, 2018

A big festival is coming to Asbury Park, and Blondie is one of the headlining acts! The Sea Hear Now Festival will land on the beach Sept 29-30, and features Jack Johnson, Incubus, Social Distortion, G Love and Special Sauce, Nicole Atkins, and Kaleo. The festival will stretch from 7th Avenue to Convention Hall, according to the festival website. Tickets…

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Fleetwood Mac Back on the Charts

By Michele Amabile | April 4, 2018

Now here we go again: Fleetwood Mac is back on the charts! Thanks to a meme that is catching fire on Twitter, the band’s 41 year old hit, “Dreams” is back on Billboard’s Hot Rock Tracks chart at #14. The meme in question was started by a Twitter user, @bottledfleet on March 22 that wrote, “”Fleetwood Mac’s music is so…

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Ann Wilson Changes Album Title: Again

By Michele Amabile | April 4, 2018

Ann Wilson’s forthcoming solo album featuring covers of deceased rock icons has been through many changes, from “Project Dead Guys” to Songs for the Living: Vol 1. For those of us waiting for her to make up her mind, wonder no more. Wilson has titled her record: Immortal. Autographed pre-orders are available now. In a video on her YouTube channel,…

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Canadian Bon Jovi Shows Postponed due to Flu

By Michele Amabile | April 4, 2018

Is there a doctor in the house? Bon Jovi has the flu. The band was forced to postpone tonight (April 4) and tomorrow’s (April 5) show in Montreal, as some band and crew members need more than a doctor to prescribe a remedy. “Unfortunately due to band and crew members being affected by the flu epidemic, the 2 Bon Jovi…

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