Jersey Rock

Hosted By Tom Hanley Tue., Wed. & Thur. 11:30pm

Rocking New Brunswick with 5 great events from Friday 9/8 to Sunday 9/10!

Get ready for a huge event celebrating the New Brunswick music scene!  Hub City Sounds Rock New Brunswick 2017 is an annual 3-day music festival that will take place throughout New Brunswick from Friday 9/8 to Sunday 9/10.  The festival features live musical performances, DJ’s, aerial performances and music panels.  3 of the 5 major events are free.  WRAT and Jersey Rock are proud to serve as media partners for the event.

Here’s the breakdown of the festival:

Friday 9/8

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm:  New Brunswick Music Scene Archive Rock New Brunswick Panel Discussion at Rutgers University Alexander Library, 169 College Avenue. Free Admission.

7:00 pm – 12:00 am:  Alcohol-Free, All-Ages Rock New Brunswick Warm Up Party at 120 Jersey Ave.  $5 Admission.  Featuring:  Mr. Payday, Spowder, Glazer, and Schwervon.

Saturday 9/9

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm:  Alcohol-Free, All-Ages Rock New Brunswick Warm Up Party at NJ Skate Shop, 160 Easton Ave.  Free Admission.  Featuring:  Neighborhood Watch and DJ Collective  

Sunday 9/10

12:00 pm to 6:00 pm:  ROCK New Brunswick Festival at Boyd Park, Memorial Parkway at Commercial Avenue.  Free Admission. Featuring:  Killer Shrimp, Vertical Fixation, Nalani & Sarina, DJ Don Dazzo, Cook Thugless, The Anderson Council, Silent Knight, The Band Called Fuse, Sharief In Burgundy featuring Sharief Hobley, and Hub City Stompers.

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm:  Rock New Brunswick After Party at The Scarlet Pub. 21+, $5 Admission.  Featuring:  Experiment 34, The Turnbucklers, The Clydes, and Speed Queen.

Tune to Jersey Rock on 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:30 pm for a preview of Hub City Sounds Rock New Brunswick 2017.  Bob Makin, one of the producers of the festival will call in to the show each night.  We’ll rock tracks from 3 of the festival’s performers:  Hub City Stompers and Killer Shrimp, who are rocking Boyd Park on Sunday afternoon 9/10 as well as Experiment 34, who will take the stage at The Scarlet Pub that evening.  

Learn more at and on the Hub City Sounds Rock New Brunswick 2017 Facebook Event Page!