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Doobie Brothers Perform Socially Distant Version of ‘Listen to the Music’

By Michele Amabile | June 10, 2020

The Doobie Brothers may have to wait a little longer to get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and their 50th Anniversary tour may stretch well into 2021 with rescheduled tour dates, but…

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New Jersey Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2019-2020 Nominees

By Michele Amabile | June 9, 2020

New York Giants Quarterback Eli Manning, actors Danny Aiello and John Amos , concert promoter John Scher, and musical entertainers Cissy Houston, Paul Anka, George Benson, and Mary Chapin Carpenter are among 50 nominees for…

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The Beatles Get a Beetle Named After Them

By Michele Amabile | June 8, 2020

Move over hornets–the beetles are taking over your headlines. A newly discovered species of cave beetle has been given the taxonomical name Ptomaphagus thebeatles, according to a paper published in Brill.com. The beetle –now officially a…

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Tawny Kitaen Remembers Iconic Whitesnake Video

By Michele Amabile | June 6, 2020

Whitesnake is set to release its new trilogy of albums “Red White and Blues,” featuring remastered recordings from the band’s expansive catalog, with “The Rock Album” arriving on June 19. Featured in the first release…

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Rolling Stones, Elton John Top Forbes List of Wealthiest Celeb Musicians

By Michele Amabile | June 4, 2020

Not all musicians took a hit in the wallet due to Covid-19. Forbes just released its round-up of wealthiest musical acts, with The Rolling Stones, Elton John, The Eagles and Bon Jovi topping the lists.…

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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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