The Vansaders' sophomore EP "No Matter What" was recently honored by nj.com as "one of the best albums of 2017." The group will bring their high-energy stage show to The Downtown in Red Bank on Thursday 2/1 as we kick off the 2018 Jersey Rock Showcase Series. They're on the bill with Deal Casino and Vextion. Doors are at 7 pm. Ages 21+. Admission is FREE and attendees can enjoy $3 Yuengling specials all night long courtesy of Shore Point Distributing. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Thursday 1/25 at 11:30 pm. Doug Zambon will call in to the show and we'll rock a great track from the "No Matter What" EP!
Matt O'Ree Band's latest album "Brotherhood" is out now. It's a powerful, guitar-driven collection of great Blues-Rock tracks with guest appearnces by Bruce Springsteen and David Bryan. Matt O'Ree Band will rock Red Lion in NYC on 2/8. On 2/22 Matt O'Ree and company will take the stage at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park as special guests of 95.9 The Rat's FREE Jersey Rock Showcase. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Wednesday at 11:30 to hear a great track from the "Brotherhood" album. Matt O'Ree will call in to the show that night!
Colossal Street Jam wrapped up 2017 with the honor of winning the Indie Album of the Year Award in Australia for their "Living Free" LP! Fresh off earning international acclaim, the band has released a brand new single. "Just Take Hold" is a great, jamming Rock track. Hear it Tuesday night at 11:30 on 95.9 The Rat. Singer Gene Potts will call in to Jersey Rock!
Ruby Bones' self-titled debut album is out now. Hitting #7 on the Billboard Heatseekers Mid Atlantic Chart, it marks a very promising beginning for the Indie Rock Trio. Ruby Bones will rock the Jersey Rock Showcase at The Brighton Bar on Thursday 2/8. It's a FREE show featuring $3 Yuenglings all night long courtesy of Shore Point Distributing. Check out Ruby Bones' latest video "Gone Gone Gone" now on the Jersey Rock page!
On Saturday 1/20 an all-female lineup of talented local musicians will take the stage at The Saint in Asbury Park to raise funds for the NJCASA, an organization that fights for victims of sexual abuse. Organized by Pamela Flores, the event will feature performances from Alexa Mazurkiewizz, Avery Mandeville, Tara Dente, The Vaughns, Hey Anna, Fiona Silver, and MACK. Pamela Flores will call in to Jersey Rock on Tuesday at 11:30 pm to talk about the event.
The Asbury Underground will once again join forces with The Light Of Day Foundation for Winterfest. On Saturday 1/13 musicians, visual artists and stand-up comics will perform at 18 different downtown locations consisting of art galleries, cafes, shops, and restaurants. The crawl is from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm and is free and open to the public!
2017 was a productive year for Skrizzly Adams. After putting out a number of singles, he released his latest EP "Atlantic City" in December. Skrizzly Adams also produced a great music video for his International Songwriting Competition Grand Prize-winning track "Tipping Point." Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page!
Asbury Park Indie Rockers Deal Casino are in action this Saturday 1/6 at The Asbury Park Brewery and Wednesday 1/24 at Arlene's Grocery in New York City. Their latest EP "Calidus" 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 disc. Singer Joe P. will call in to the show each night!
Ridgefield Park Rock outfit Blue Lizard is an "in your face" act that draws influence from the likes of STP, Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin. Their debut album "Unsigned" is out now. Blue Lizard will rock Debonair Music Hall in Teaneck this Friday 1/5. Check out their video for "Drag" now on the Jersey Rock page!
Ashley McKinley's debut album "Wishful Thinking" will be released on Friday 12/29. Ashley McKinley will rock a free record release show with Colton Kayser and Meg Cannon at Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park the same day. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear tracks from the new LP. Ashley McKinley will call in to the show each night!