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Comedian Jim Gaffigan to Headline Drive-In Show at Monmouth Park

By Michele Amabile | June 3, 2020

 The Count Basie Center for the Arts will present another “drive-in” concert experience on Sunday, July 12 with comedian Jim Gaffigan, live onstage at Monmouth Park, Oceanport. The show will be part of a just announced…

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Record Store Day Releases Finalized

By Michele Amabile | June 2, 2020

Record Store Day will be spread out over three days-and organizers are now letting fans know which releases will be ready to add to their collections.  Exclusive, limited-edition releases of a diverse roster of artists–including…

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Stone Pony Summer Stage Series Cancelled for 2020

By Michele Amabile | June 1, 2020

The Stone Pony is officially scrapping its entire 2020 Summer Stage series, the venue announced this morning. The venue is already eyeing a 2021 re-opening with resecheduled shows, including Southside Johnny’s annual 4th of July…

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Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes to Rock Inaugural Drive-In Concert at Monmouth Park

By Michele Amabile | June 1, 2020

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes will headline New Jersey’s first large-scale drive-in concert at Monmouth Park in Oceanport on Saturday, July 11. Up to 1,000 vehicles, with a maximum of four passengers in each…

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Elton John to Host Virtual ‘Rocketman’ Watch Party

By Michele Amabile | May 29, 2020

If you haven’t seen Elton John’s Rocketman yet, now is your chance to screen it with Sir Elton himself. The film, which took home the Academy Award for Best Original Song, is streaming for free…

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John Fogerty Celebrates 75th Birthday with Lockdown Release

By Michele Amabile | May 28, 2020

John Fogerty celebrated his 75th birthday today with the release of a present to his fans. Fogerty is releasing a Digital EP–Fogerty’s Factory–featuring performances he has recorded with three of his children at home. The…

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Pearl Jam Announces Virtual Concert

By Michele Amabile | May 27, 2020

Fans hoping to see Pearl Jam live in 2020 now have a chance–virtually. The band will perform a show June 10 at 7 p.m. for the All in WA Covid-19 relief fund, supporting the group’s…

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Doobie Brothers Postpone Tour with Michael McDonald; Announces New PNC Bank Arts Center Date

By Michele Amabile | May 26, 2020

The Doobie Brothers 50th anniversary tour with Michael McDonald has been postponed to 2021, due to Covid 19 concerns, the group announced today. The show for the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel has been…

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Dennis DeYoung Solo Album Features Duet with Julian Lennon; Talks Desire for Styx Reunion (Video Below)

By Michele Amabile | May 26, 2020

Former Styx vocalist/keyboardist Dennis DeYoung just released his first solo album in over a decade, 26 East, Vol. 1, and it features special guests. DeYoung was so inspired he recorded 18 tracks that will now…

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Foreigner Records New Version of ’80s Ballad for Netflix Film

By Michele Amabile | May 26, 2020

Foreigner has been busy in quarantine, recently recording a new version of “I Want to Know What Love Is’ for the trailer of the new Netflix movie, The Lovebirds. The track includes work by Foreigner…

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