Jersey Rock

Jersey Rock Artist of the Week: Steve Burks

Steve Burks is a lover of whiskey and singer of sad songs. He'll rock Gold Sounds Bar in Brooklyn on Sunday 12/17. His latest EP "These Nights" is out now. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear cuts from the new disc. Steve Burks will call in to the show each night!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: Deal Casino "Calidus"

Deal Casino's latest EP "Calidus" is out now! The band will rock Alphaville in Brooklyn on Wednesday 12/13. The video for "Calidus" was shot in one take. The live performance features a medley of tracks and was recorded at a remote NJ junk yard. It was influenced by Pink Floyd's 1972 "Live In Pompeii" documentary. Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page!

Jersey Rock: Help St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at Chili's in Holmdel on 12/18!

On Monday 12/18 Chili's in Holmdel will donate 100% of its profits to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which has been at the forefront of fighting pediatric cancer and other catostrophic diseases since 1962. There will be raffles and pictures with Santa! Chili's Hope Captain Michael Margagliotti will call in to Jersey Rock on Tuesday at 11:30 pm to talk about the event!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: The Front Bottoms

The Front Bottoms will rock Champagne Jam at Convention Hall in Asbury Park on Saturday 12/16! The band is asking attendees to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Asbury Park Toy Drive. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to win tickets to the show. Singer Brian Sella will call in each night as we rock tracks from The Front Bottoms' new album "Going Grey"!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: The Front Bottoms

The Front Bottoms will rock Champagne Jam at Convention Hall in Asbury Park on Saturday 12/16! The band is asking attendees to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Asbury Park Toy Drive. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to win tickets to the show. Singer Brian Sella will call in each night as we rock tracks from The Front Bottoms' new album "Going Grey"!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: Ashley McKinley "The End"

Ashley McKinley's debut album "Wishful Thinking" drops on 12/29. A record release show rocks Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park the same day, however you don't have to wait until the end of the month to see her perform live. Catch an acoustic set from Ashley McKinley at Cafe Enigma in Toms River this Friday 12/8. Check out her new video for "The End" now on the Jersey Rock page!

Jersey Rock: Bring A Toy To Champagne Jam!

The Front Bottoms are asking everyone attending Champagne Jam at Convention Hall in Asbury Park on Saturday 12/16 to bring a new, unwrapped toy for The Asbury Park Toy Drive. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to win a pair of tickets to the show!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Wynward

Brick's high-energy Alternative Rock outfit Wynward will release their debut album "Tides" this Friday 12/1. The band will celebrate the release of the LP with a record release show at The Brighton Bar in Long Branch the same day. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear cuts from the "Tides" album. Wynward bassist Nick Abatemarco will call in to the show each night!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: Nalani & Sarina "American Girl (Boy)" LIVE

Central Jersey Pop Rock Duo Nalani & Sarina's "Shattered World" EP is out now. The identical twin sisters will rock The Saint in Asbury Park on Sunday 12/3 for the "Hearts On Our Sleeves" Coat Drive & Concert benefit. Shortly before Thanksgiving Nalini & Sarina released a tribute to the legendary Tom Petty with their rendition of "American Girl." Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page!

Jersey Rock: "Hearts On Our Sleeves" Coat Drive & Concert

"Hearts On Our Sleeves" Coat Drive & Concert will rock The Saint in Asbury Park on Sunday 12/3 with performances from The Sunday Blues, Christina Alessi & Jonathan Andrew, Nalani & Sarina, Brandywine Road, Joshua Van Ness Band, and Mathew Stephen and The Sweet Action. Proceeds will benefit The Morning Glory Behavioral Health Partial Care Program of Monmouth County. Organizer Joshua Van Ness will call into Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday 11/28 at 11:30 pm to talk about the event!