Tech Fest is back to rock the Brick Presbyterian Church with non-stop music from 20 bands across 2 stages on Saturday April 14! The event, put on by students of Ocean County Vocational Technical School, is a fundraiser for the Dennis Bourke Hopes and Dreams Scholarship Fund. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear from the event organizers and the bands rocking the festival!
Jackson Alt/Punk Rockers The Walk Arounds' self-titled debut EP is out now. While still in high school, the group is quickly gaining notoriety on the local scene. You may have recently caught them opening for Monster Magnet at The Starland Ballroom. Check out their video for "Point Place Girls" now on the Jersey Rock page!
Asbury Park High-Energy Punk/Folk Rockers The Vansaders will perform back to back shows this week. On Friday 3/30 they'll rock The Stanhope House in Stanhope. The following night, Saturday 3/31, they'll take the stage at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park for the Makin Waves 30th Anniversary Party! Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm. Guitarist/Songwriter Deaglan Howlett will call into the show each night as we rock tracks from across The Vansaders' discography!
On Friday October 13, 2017 The Taylor Tote band rocked the legendary Stone Pony in Asbury Park. The entire performance was preserved on video. "Love Again" is the latest video to be released from Taylor Tote's Friday The 13th Show. Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page and don't miss The Taylor Tote Band at The Downtown in Red Bank this Thursday 3/29!
For 30 years Bob Makin's "Makin Waves" column has shined the spotlight on local music talent. That achievement will be celebrated with a 12-hour music extravaganza at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park on Saturday 3/31! 95.9 The Rat will be on the scene for The Makin Waves 30th Anniversary Party, which benefits The Asbury Park Music Foundation and Boys & Girls Club of Asbury Park. Tune to Jersey Rock this week to hear from 3 of the acts playing the concert. Sutton Thomas calls in Tuesday at 11:30 pm, Nalani & Sarina call in Wednesday at 11:30 pm, and Gene Potts from Colossal Street Jam will call in Thursday at 11:30 pm!
Following their awesome, hour-long performance on the Jersey Rock Showcase Series, Matt O'Ree Band has been hard at work, cranking out LIVE music videos. Every Wednesday M.O.B posts a new video on their youtube channel MOBontv. Check out the first 4 videos now on the Jersey Rock page! Don't miss Matt O'Ree Band at Lizzie Rose Music Room in Tuckerton on Saturday 4/28!
The Jersey Rock Showcase Series concludes Thursday 3/8 at River Rock in Brick with Wynward, Bobby Mahoney and The Seventh Son, and The Taylor Tote Band. Doors at 7. Ages 21+. FREE admission and $3 Yuengling specials courtesy of Shore Point Distributing. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear the bands rocking the showcase series!
Incognito Theory will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a powerful performance in Teaneck. The Kearney Hard Rock outfit will open for Lynch Mob at Debonair Music Hall on Saturday 3/17. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat Thursday night at 11:30 to hear a great track from the band's "Ashes Divide" album. David Incognito will call in to the show!
Skrizzly Adams combines Southern Rock skills with Pop sensibilities to produce a unique, highly accessible sound. On Thursday 3/14 his national tour rolls into The Mercury Lounge in New York. Skrizzly will perform with a full backing band. Learn more on Jersey Rock this Tuesday at 11:30 pm. Skrizzly Adams will call in to the show!
New Brunswick Indie/Alt Pop Rockers The Clydes' latest album "So The Story Goes" is out now. The band will rock The Bitter End in Greenwich Village, NYC on Tuesday 3/13. Check out their video for "Holly Speaks" on the Jersey Rock page!