Jersey Rock Band of the Week: Matt O'Ree Band

Matt O'Ree band will perform at the intimate Lizzie Rose Music Room in Tuckerton on Saturday 4/28! The group's latest album "Brotherhood" is out now. Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear songs from the LP. Matt O'Ree will be in studio each night and will be joined by Eryn O'Ree for an acoustic on-air performance on Wednesday!

(WATCH) Jersey Rock Video of the Week: The Stolen "West Coast" LIVE

Old Bridge Indie/Alternative Rockers The Stolen produce a chill sound with a totally rad 80's vibe. Their "Fragile Heart" album is out now, along with a brand new single "Overboard." See them at Dingbatz in Clifton this Friday 4/20 and at the Vans Warped Tour at the Arts Center on 7/14. Their video for"West Coast" was shot at Coffee Haus Studios in Freehold. Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page!

Jersey Rock Feature of the Week: 5th Annual Jammin for Jaclyn Benefit Concert

The 5th Annual Jammin for Jaclyn Benefit rocks the Sayreville Knights of Columbus on Saturday 4/21 to aid 2 area cancer patients. Admission is a minimum donation of $25 at the door. The event features performances from 12 live acts, a complimentary buffet from over 60 eateries, 50/50, door prizes, and more! Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:30 pm to hear tracks from 3 of the bands performing at the event: Jake Tavill & The ICBB, The Nick Ryan Band, and The Taylor Tote Band. Co-Founder/Organizer Michael Squillace will call in to the show each night!

Jersey Rock: Jeff Crespi Birthday Bash 2018

The Jeff Crespi Birthday Bash rocks The World Famous Wonder Bar in Asbury Park on Monday 4/9! The bill includes Reality Suite, Levy & The Oaks, and Evangelia Alexcia! Doors are at 7 pm. The show is 21+ so make sure to bring your ID. Learn more on the Jersey Rock page!

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!