The Bouncing Souls / Lucero / The Menzingers – Stone Pony Summer Stage – Asbury Park, NJ – 8/25/17

The Summer’s end means different things to everyone.  Going back to school, closure of beaches, colder nights, but for some it means the yearly Bouncing Souls’ Stoked for the Summer show at the Stone Pony on the Asbury Park beach.  Funny enough, the Souls just played on the Stone Pony’s Summer Stage a month prior… Read More The Bouncing Souls / Lucero / The Menzingers – Stone Pony Summer Stage – Asbury Park, NJ – 8/25/17

Dropkick Murphys / Rancid – Festival Pier – Philadephia, PA – 8/3/17

Punk rock and summer, a combination that goes well together.  There is something  magical about driving around blasting those punk rock anthems with the windows down during this time of year.  There is also something magical about hearing punk rock blast through Philadelphia with the Benjamin Franklin bridge in the distance while the sun sets.… Read More Dropkick Murphys / Rancid – Festival Pier – Philadephia, PA – 8/3/17

Reel Big Fish / Masked Intruder / Stacked Like Pancakes / Queeftones – Sherman Theater – Stroudsburg, PA – 11/11/16

The first leg of Reel Big Fish’s 20th Anniversary tour of Turn The Radio Off came dancing through Sherman Theater on November 11th.  Local band The Queeftones opened the show with their blend of punk and reggae tunes including a Rancid cover.  Arriving late only allowed me to catch a few songs, but Queeftones opened the show… Read More Reel Big Fish / Masked Intruder / Stacked Like Pancakes / Queeftones – Sherman Theater – Stroudsburg, PA – 11/11/16

Rancid/H2O/The Interrupters – Terminal 5 – New York, NY – 9/17/15

Two days later and I am making my way back to New York for another high energy, exciting show.  First time at Terminal 5 and first time seeing two of bands on the bill.  The second show of the week and I felt grateful for these opportunities I have been given. A couple of months before this show,… Read More Rancid/H2O/The Interrupters – Terminal 5 – New York, NY – 9/17/15

Mighty Mighty Bosstones/Street Dogs/The Interrupters – Webster Hall – New York, NY – 7/17/15

My first show in New York, besides the tour with Mxpx, and Webster Hall may be up there as one of my favorite venues, right behind the Trocadero.  Every year I try and a see the Mighty Mighty Bosstones during their summer run since they don’t tour as much anymore and New York was a… Read More Mighty Mighty Bosstones/Street Dogs/The Interrupters – Webster Hall – New York, NY – 7/17/15

Backyard Superheroes/Mustard Plug/Less Than Jake – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 11/9/13

I lost count in how many ska shows I’ve been to this year.  For some reason 2013 has been the year of ska.  Adding to the list of ska shows was the first night of Skanksgiving at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey.  Around eight bands played including one non-ska band, but they made… Read More Backyard Superheroes/Mustard Plug/Less Than Jake – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 11/9/13