Music News

(CLARK, NJ) -- The Union County Summer Arts Festival Concert Series for 2017 will come to a close at Oak Ridge Park in Clark on Wednesday, August 23, with a performance by New York State of Mind, performing the music of Billy Joel. Show time is scheduled for 7:30pm.... READ ON

In the 1960s, Eddie Brigati, a Jersey Boy from Garfield, became world-famous for his work with his iconic band, The Rascals. For that legendary Jersey group, Brigati and his songwriting partner, Felix Cavaliere, created some of the most enduring songs of their generation, notably “A Beautiful Morning,” “Groovin’,” “People Got to Be Free,” “I’ve Been Lonely Too Long,” “You Better Run,” “How Can I Be Sure,” and many more.... READ ON

(DEAL PARK, NJ) -- The Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) presents Remember Jones in Concert on Thursday, August 24, at 8:00pm. Having performed to sold-out houses for the past two summers at APAC, Remember Jones remains a favorite on Jersey Shore stages. Called a “Soul sensation” by the Asbury Park Press, the singer received the Asbury Park Music Award’s Top Vocalist in 2016. APAC produced Remember Jones’s tribute Jeff Buckley’s “Grace” album last summer at the House of Independents in Asbury Park. ... READ ON

"I received e-mails, phone messages, been approached all over and they all want to know  if we are playing or doing anything. People are asking me, so essentially yes, the people asked for it," says co-founder and drummer Bobby Caldwell ofCaptain Beyond as he explained the band's recent reunion. "I just want to put the music back out there, it's quality stuff." ... READ ON

(TOMS RIVER, NJ) --  The internationally-renowned vocalist/pianist Champian Fulton makes her Grunin Center debut performing songs off of her critically-acclaimed albums After Dark (a tribute to Dinah Washington) and Speechless on Tuesday, September 19 at 8:00pm.... READ ON