Tag: Asbury Park

Music, News

Music News: Longtime New Jersey Music Writer Announces Summer Concert Series

Writer Bob Makin, producer of the weekly Makin Waves column since 1988, announced his column will be an official partner for the Asbury...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The 5 Stairsteps, “O-o-h Child”

New Jersey after the deluge...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Keith Monacchio, “The Long Evening”

“The general theme of this record is trying to find balance in your life and being okay with decisions, mistakes, and even triumphs....

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Music

Popdose Music Exclusive: Big Light, “Monster”

San Francisco's Big Light is a band you'll be hearing about. Their new album, Animals In Bloom, will be released on March 2, and...

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Music

Just Around the Corner From the “Light of Day”

My friend Bob Benjamin is well known as an artist manager and music industry professional. He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Bruce Springsteen & the Max Weinberg 7 in Asbury Park, Christmas ’03

Six years ago I was fed up with the state of affairs in Bootleg City, but determined to do something about it. A small group of Bootleg...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Reviews: The Black Crowes, “Before the Frost … ” “Until the Freeze … “

As you may recall, last week I wrote about a very fine Black Crowes show that took place at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park. The show was...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: The Black Crowes at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, 9/5/09

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Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Red Wanting Blue, “These Magnificent Miles”

When I was in my early 20s, I worked for a major concert promoter here in New Jersey. I recall that each time I walked into his office, I...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Lindsey Buckingham in Boston, 10/17/08; Matthew Ryan in Asbury Park, 10/15/08

The career of a music writer certainly does have its perks. While it very often lacks in financial reward, it occasionally compensates with...

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Music, News

In Memoriam: Danny Federici (1950-2008)

The news of Danny Federici’s death has sent my mind reeling back over the dozens of E Street Band shows that I’ve seen over the...