Voodoo Threauxdown featuring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Galactic / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / New Breed Brass Band – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/2/18

Bethlehem, PA was transformed into New Orleans, LA during Musikfest’s opening night on August 2nd and for those that have never visited New Orleans or Bourbon Street, the Voodoo Threauxdown tour filled in that gap.  The tour, which is headlined by Trombone Shorty featured Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, New Breed Brass Band, and with… Read More Voodoo Threauxdown featuring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Galactic / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / New Breed Brass Band – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/2/18

The Early November / Have Mercy / Owel – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 10/19/19

A band like The Early November needs no introduction.  For almost 20 years they have consistently put out superior music, to the point where with each release the listener thinks, how will they out do this album?  Somehow they do, and it can’t be said that they don’t challenge themselves when it comes to it. … Read More The Early November / Have Mercy / Owel – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 10/19/19

Skanksgiving 2019 – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 11/30/19

I believe it started in 2013, and at that time it was two nights, but Starland Ballroom started a yearly tradition that I don’t think anyone would’ve thought it would last for 6 years.  The yearly tradition became known as Skanksgiving,  It would become a yearly show all the ska fans would count on to… Read More Skanksgiving 2019 – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 11/30/19

Motion City Soundtrack / Mat Kerekes / Thin Lips – The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA – 1/11/20

In 2016 Motion City Soundtrack announced that they were embarking on a farewell tour with no indication if or when they would return.  The band had grown tired of the touring cycle and wanted to branch out and see what else was out there besides Motion City Soundtrack.  It was clear that the future of… Read More Motion City Soundtrack / Mat Kerekes / Thin Lips – The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA – 1/11/20

The Bouncing Souls / The Bronx / Strike Anywhere – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 12/14/19

The Bouncing Souls spread their holiday cheer around the world this year in celebration of their 30th Anniversary as a band.  For the last leg of their 2019 tour, they conquered their home coast of the east before the holidays.  Philadelphia had a big turn out that they played not one, but two shows where… Read More The Bouncing Souls / The Bronx / Strike Anywhere – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 12/14/19

The Bouncing Souls In-Store – Vintage Vinyl – Fords, NJ – 3/15/19

For thirty years, the Bouncing Souls have been playing all around the globe, from basements to clubs to massive sized festivals, they have seen and done it all.  However, regardless of the size of the audience or the success they receive, the Souls are still and always will be the same humble guys they were… Read More The Bouncing Souls In-Store – Vintage Vinyl – Fords, NJ – 3/15/19

Brian Fallon / Caitlin Rose – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 4/29/18

Local artist Brian Fallon made his triumph return to Starland Ballroom, but this time in support of the second release Sleepwalkers.  For tour support he brought singer and songwriter Caitlin Rose who opened the show with a warm reception.  Caitlin’s music fitted perfectly into the night, with her folky country sound, the crowd seemed memorized by… Read More Brian Fallon / Caitlin Rose – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 4/29/18

New Found Glory / Bayside / The Movielife / Ace Enders / Crime In Stereo / Elder Brother / Well Wisher – Convention Hall – Asbury Park, NJ – 5/27/18

The New Jersey rain didn’t stop New Found Glory’s impressive Sick Tour from being cancelled in Asbury Park.  The extensive month long tour which features Bayside, The Movielife, and Ryan Key of Yellowcard is a dream tour for fans new and old.  However, the New Jersey date of the tour was turned into something special,… Read More New Found Glory / Bayside / The Movielife / Ace Enders / Crime In Stereo / Elder Brother / Well Wisher – Convention Hall – Asbury Park, NJ – 5/27/18

Vinnie Caruana / The Vansaders / Latewaves – House Of Independents – Asbury Park, NJ – 11/25/17

For over two years, House Of Independents has been bringing phenomenal shows to Asbury Park, NJ.  To celebrate they put on a free show featuring local bands Rocky & The Chapter, Levy & The Oakes, Latewaves, and The Vansaders.  Headlining the celebration was The Movielife’s Vinnie Caruana.  Also for the 2 year celebration, all PBR… Read More Vinnie Caruana / The Vansaders / Latewaves – House Of Independents – Asbury Park, NJ – 11/25/17

Brian Fallon In Store – Vintage Vinyl – Fords, NJ – 2/10/18

On February 9th, Brian Fallon released his sophomore solo album Sleepwalkers.  An album that as some say, returning to his “Gaslight” sound due to Ted Hutt being behind the console. Upon first listen, Sleepwalkers does have a little of that Gaslight Anthem sound, but why wouldn’t it, Brian was the singer.  If you wanted to you could find the… Read More Brian Fallon In Store – Vintage Vinyl – Fords, NJ – 2/10/18