Jared Hart / Hell And The High Waters / Rocky Catanese And The Chapter / John The Gun – The Citizen – Jersey City, NJ – 4/29/16

Jersey City witnessed a homecoming of sorts at The Citizen on April 29th.  Four bands within the Central/North Jersey music scene came together for a fun night of food, booze, and music.  Opening the show was up and coming  prog rock band John The Gun.  Big things are happening for this band, make sure to… Read More Jared Hart / Hell And The High Waters / Rocky Catanese And The Chapter / John The Gun – The Citizen – Jersey City, NJ – 4/29/16

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

Commit This To Memory 10 Year Tour with Motion City Soundtrack/The Early November/Better Off – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 1/31/15

As music listeners in this day in age, we tend to listen to music more fluently.  Having everything at the tips of our fingers makes it easier for us to listen to countless of albums in one day.  However, before that happened, we would go out and purchase an album and then spend at least… Read More Commit This To Memory 10 Year Tour with Motion City Soundtrack/The Early November/Better Off – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 1/31/15

Skanksgiving 2014 – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 11/15/14

Skanksgiving once again came to Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey.  What has become a yearly tradition, Skanksgiving highlights some of ska music’s best local and national acts.  This year’s show showcased more of the reggae and rock steady sounding bands compared to last year.  The opening band was local New Jersey ska band Backyard… Read More Skanksgiving 2014 – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 11/15/14

New Found Glory/We Are The In Crowd/Fireworks/Candy Hearts – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 10/18/14

The 5th Annual Glamour Kills Tour featuring New Found Glory stopped in New Jersey on Saturday at the Starland Ballroom.  The tour features some of the biggest names in the pop punk scene.  A scene I kind of fell out of, but after this show I am starting to find myself drifting back to.  The… Read More New Found Glory/We Are The In Crowd/Fireworks/Candy Hearts – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 10/18/14