Viva Las Vegas–U2 in Mix for Residency

U2 is in the mix for the 2023 opening of the MSG Sphere at the Venetian in Las Vegas, according to a report in Billboard. The shows will be part of a residency featuring a series of shows held on non-consecutive days and will take place over the course of several months. The sphere is…

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Zombie Invasion Hits Holmdel

Traffic Advisory Alert: Route 35 outside of the Holmdel Motor Inn will be shut down due to a zombie invasion. Wait..what? Don’t panic. It isn’t the Zombie Apocalypse! The Walking Dead spin off “Isle of the Dead” is filming a new episode to be aired later, and traffic will be shut down to motorists July…

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Sea. Hear. Now Reveals Setlist Times

The fourth annual Sea.Hear.Now Festival on the beach in Asbury Park is two months away, and the scheduled time for the Surf, Park and Sand stages for co-headliners Stevie Nicks and Green Day have now been announced, along with the times for Boy George and Culture Club. Also on the bill: Gary Clark Jr., Tik…

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Todd Rundgren, Kansas, More to Play at NJ Lottery Festival of Ballooning

 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Todd Rundgren will appear July 30 at the The New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning, part of the festival’s live concert series from July 20-31 at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ. The bill also includes iconic classic rockers Kansas and multi-platinum-selling rocker band Collective Soul. Presented by…

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Journey Hits Billboard Charts Due to “Stranger Things”

The “Stranger Things” effect is catapulting Journey back onto the Billboard charts. Two versions of the band’s “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) are now charting on the Hot Rock and Alternative Charts thanks to the son’s inclusion on the Netfflix show. The 1983 hit-featured in the show’s fourth-season trailer–has been remixed by Bryce Miller and Alloy…

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Songs to Tuck You In at Night

Having trouble falling asleep? The best Melatonin according to science is: Elton John. A new scientific study has determined the best songs to listen to that will help you fall asleep, and clocking in at Number 1 is Sir Elton and “Your Song”.  He hit the list twice, coming in at #3 with “Mona Lisa and…

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What is New Jersey’s Favorite Flavor Ice Cream?

National Ice Cream Day is this Sunday (July 17), and the tasty treat is more popular than ever! According to the Ice Cream Index – a study on consumption preferences and trends in the Americas conducted by market research Top Data — there has been a significant increase in the demand for ice cream in the country. With an increase…

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Billy Joel and Joe Elliot of Def Leppard Surprise Detroit Crowd

Billy Joel shows are known for surprises, and the Piano Man didn’t disappoint this weekend prying away Def Leppard front man Joe Elliott from The Stadium Tour for a little fun in the Motor City. About an hour into his show in Detroit, Joel invited Elliott on stage at Comerica Park to sweeten the deal…

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