Jersey Rock Feature of the Week: Tech Fest 8

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!

Jersey Rock Band of the Week: The Vansaders

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!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: Taylor Tote "Love Again" LIVE

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!

Jersey Rock Feature of the Week: Makin Waves 30th Anniversary Party

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!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video(s) of the Week: Matt O'Ree Band LIVE Video Series

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!

Jersey Rock Showcase: 3/8 at River Rock in Brick

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!

Jersey Rock: Skrizzly Adams Rocks NYC's Mercury Lounge

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!