We’ve been hearing from more and more friends and readers that they’d like to know where we’re going each week so they can join us. We get invited to events, hear about fun exhibits and are interested in lots of different places all the time. Here’s what is on our radar this week. We can’t guarantee that we’ll go to all these places but there’s a good chance we’ll be at some of them. Support local arts or get outside and do something with us!
Friday, March 10th at 7pm, J House, New Brunswick
Lunch Ladies, “Down on Sunset Strip” album release show. Sunflower – psychedelic indie rock that’ll make u smile https://
MSG FOR ADDRESS / NO JERKS. $5 DOORS AT 7pm. BRING ALL YR FRIENDS AND BOOZE
Friday, March 10th at 7:30pm, The Saint, Asbury Park
Friday, March 10th at 8pm, Rent Party, Maplewood
We are very excited about next month’s show … As we said elsewhere, this will be our 100th show! We’re pretty proud of this accomplishment and hope that you can join us to celebrate … In true Rent Party fashion, we’re welcoming three brand-new, first-time ever, bands to the Rent Party stage!
Saturday, March 11th from 1pm to 4pm, Paterson Museum, Paterson
Saturday’s Lou Costello 111th Birthday Event starts at 1pm and goes to 4pm Free Admittance and lots of Free Parking at the The Paterson Museum – The Amazing Paul Prince will be on hand capturing all the great moments created on camera! Some amazing announcements will be made! We will be honoring Lou Duva and Ronald Giles – two friends of Paterson who we have lost recently!
Saturday, March 11th from 6pm to 9pm, Stay Gold Cafe, Belmar
Come hang with Jersey Shore singer/songwriter and indie-rocker Matt Cook at Stay Gold Cafe! Playing two sets of original music and covers, and also joined by special guest singer/songwriter Brian Erickson of The Paper Jets! No cover, All ages, BYOB
Saturday, March 11th at 7pm, Dingbatz, Clifton
Don Jamieson of VH1’s That Metal Show hosts the areas top up & coming metal bands w/ Despyre, BLACK DAWN, Steel Reign, FUNGHOUL, Atomic Minds, Steel Spade Syndicate, and Arc’d Angel, 7pm, All Ages, show produced by DAA Entertainment.
Saturday, March 11th at 7:30pm, The Saint, Asbury Park
BURGER RECORDS & Little Dickman Records presents a Glass Fox production with all proceeds going to Planned Parenthood. – gods; – Yawn Mower (release show); – Lyons; – Stained Glass; – Pamela Flores (full band)
Doors are 7:30, music at 8:30. 18 to enter, 21 to drink. $7 to enter
Saturday, March 11th at 8:30pm, Clash Bar, Clifton
This is another DIY radio showcase with Bad Whoremoans, M.O.T.O., Desir Decir, The Rock N Roll Hi-Fives and Laree Cisco. Doors 8:30pm, $10 21+
Saturday, March 11th at 11:30pm, Porta Pizza, Jersey City
GayGuy/StraightGuy is a 2 piece rock band from Asbury Park, New Jersey. 12:30
SHRB [wedontlikelabels] 1:20
Cyclone Static [lookingforalabel] 11:40
Sunday, March 12th from 1pm to 4pm, Asbury Park
On Sunday March 12th, 2017 Asbury Park will be hosting its Fourth Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade route begins at the Asbury Park Boardwalk on Ocean Ave at 4th Ave and continues southwest towards our downtown, ending on Main St in Municipal Plaza.
WHERE CAN YOU WATCH THE PARADE?
– Along Ocean Ave starting at 3rd Ave at the AP Boardwalk
– On Cookman Ave from Wesley Grove to Main St
– At Press Plaza (center of downtown)-Reviewing Stand located here
– Main St from Cookman Ave to Bangs Ave – parade ends here
WHERE TO PARK?
– Metered parking is in effect citywide, please pay at the meter or via mPay2Park app
– Free Parking in surface parking lots along the Asbury Park Boardwalk.
WHICH STREETS WILL HAVE RESTRICTED PARKING?
– Press Plaza (Emory St from Cookman to Lake) – no parking Sunday from 9am to 6pm
– North side of Cookman Ave – no parking Sunday 9am – 6pm
– West side of Ocean Ave – no parking midnight Saturday to 3pm Sunday
– Fifth Ave from Ocean Ave to Berg – no parking Sunday from 9am – 3pm (Wonderbar surface lot will be open & accessible).
– City Hall Parking Lot – no parking Sunday from 9am – 6pm
STREET CLOSURES – DURING PARADE ONLY
(estimated 1pm – 4pm)
– Lake Ave from Main St. to Wesley Grove will be closed from 1pm – 4pm
– Ocean Ave will be closed once the parade begins
– Cookman Ave will be closed as the parade moves through the downtown
– Main St (from Lake Ave to Summerfield) will be closed as the parade passes from Cookman Ave to the City Hall parking lot
Prior to the parade start, only local traffic will be allowed to pass through street closings. Once the parade starts, no traffic will be permitted to pass until the parade ends. Learn more at http://
Formed in the winter of 2012, Looms consists of frontman Sharif Mekawy (vocals, keys, guitar), Harry Morris Jr. (guitar), A. Hammond Murray (bass) and Louis Cozza (drums). The groups’ music is written around vocals and melodic instrumental arrangements. Each song has its own identity, an evolving catalogue that runs the gamut of song construction. Rock, pop, jazz, electronic, country and folk music are dissected and deconstructed down to their basic components, and then reassembled during the bands writing process. Following the release of their recent EP, Sleeping Days and debut LP, Waking Days, the band is already in the studio mixing new material for summer of 2017. Looms’s newest compositions are equal parts rhythm and content with insightful, emotionally engaging vocals. Looms has built a grassroots fan base by captivating its audience. Fans return knowing they are not going to see a cookie cutter set because of the groups’ improvisational acumen within bridge and solo sections. Non-traditional covers and varied set lists build the mysticism and musical prowess of the group.
Francie Moon 11:20
Imagine yourself stepping into a garage filled with deep reds and oranges, a family garden, and an insatiable curiosity. Francie Moon is a raw east coast styling of garage rock & blues folk that pulls at your gut and kisses your third eye on the way out.
pioneer the eel 12:10
Art Rock Bloomfield NJ- No Cymbals, No bass, Best friends playing music together. —- Nick from Overlake with playing this show with us as well, so it will be a special Double drum affair.
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