The Bouncing Souls / Beach Slang / Cayetana – The Stone Pony – Asbury Park, NJ – 7/28/16

There is something about seeing a band perform in their hometown, or the next town over.  Most of the time it’s one big party with people you don’t know, yet you do because you came together for the same reason.  I’ve seen The Bouncing Souls in different states and once in New Jersey, but I didn’t… Read More The Bouncing Souls / Beach Slang / Cayetana – The Stone Pony – Asbury Park, NJ – 7/28/16

John The Gun – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 5/21/16

A few weeks ago John The Gun played Starland Ballroom’s Battle of the Bands.  Closing out the night, John The Gun played their best on this legendary stage.  I was given access to photograph on stage and the whole set, which led to countless photos.  It was great seeing this band on a bigger stage… Read More John The Gun – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 5/21/16

Brian Fallon / Austin Plaine / Jared Hart – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 3/12/15

After the in-store at Vintage Vinyl, see here, Brian and company made their way over to Starland Ballroom for the show.  Opening the show was Jared Hart of The Scandals.  Jared would later pull double duties by playing a 12 string guitar later in the night in Brian Fallon’s backing band.  For now, Jared was showcasing… Read More Brian Fallon / Austin Plaine / Jared Hart – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 3/12/15

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls / Restorations / The Homeless Gospel Choir – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 12/14/15

Mondays are usually quiet and boring, but at Starland Ballroom it was anything but quiet and boring.  Frank Turner brought his last United States tour of the year to New Jersey he wasn’t leaving quietly.  Opening the show was The Homeless Gospel Choir which is Derek Zanetti on acoustic guitar.  His set was very inspirational… Read More Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls / Restorations / The Homeless Gospel Choir – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 12/14/15

The Get Up Kids / Into It. Over It. / Rozwell Kid – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 12/12/15

On December 12 The Get Up Kids performed in New Jersey for their 20th anniversary.  Some may say, “I feel old”, but after the show ended I think the audience felt like their youth.  Opening the show was new Side One Dummy Records records signing Rozwell Kid.  I didn’t know what to expect from this… Read More The Get Up Kids / Into It. Over It. / Rozwell Kid – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 12/12/15

Armor For Sleep/Owel/The Moms/The Cold Seas – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 9/18/15

I’ve been getting hit with nostalgia these past couple of years.  Bands that I thought were over and done with started coming back to do a few shows or maybe even make new music.  The music industry is a weird place as always, but I feel bands are starting to make some money doing reunion… Read More Armor For Sleep/Owel/The Moms/The Cold Seas – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 9/18/15

The Bouncing Souls/Andrew Jackson Jihad/Screaming Females/Seaside Caves – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 7/17/15

How I spent my summer vacation.  A writing assignment most children have to complete their first week back to school after the summer break.  Most essays are filled with trips to the beach, amusement parks, bbqs, camp, etc.  However, I am curious about how many kids will mention seeing The Bouncing Souls perform their album How I… Read More The Bouncing Souls/Andrew Jackson Jihad/Screaming Females/Seaside Caves – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 7/17/15