It’s the 3rd Annual Jersey Rock Podcast Christmas Special! Get ready for an hour of Holiday tunes from the local bands who make NJ rock!
On this year’s special:
Wayne Olivieri of The New Bardots calls in to the show! The band recently released a fun holiday tune “If Santa Claus Were President.” The video for the track is this week’s Jersey Rock Video of the Week! The New Bardots’ latest album “Already Been Chewed: A Return To Bubblegum” is available now on Bongo Boy Records. Learn more at thenewbardots.com!
Diane Ruggiero makes her Jersey Rock debut! Diane is a talented singer/songwriter/musician whose work reaches well beyond the realm of Rock. Her Christmas music has been used in commercials and is in rotation on New England radio. Check out all of Diane’s music at soundcloud.com/rock-d-love!
Bill, Jeff, and Eric of The Mighty Treetoppers call in to the show! We rock the latest tracks from The Mighty Treetoppers along with some classic cuts from their album “Christmas Rebels.” The project was put together by Bill Bourke of OCVTS, Eric Collier of Fast Clare, and Jeff from Ropetree. It features guest vocals from Courtney Zahn, Laddie Keelan from Fast Clare, Kate Ortiz from Vextion, Eddie Testa, Rose Lees, and Frankie Gibson of Dr. Cheeko. Learn more about The Mighty Treetoppers on their facebook fan page!
Reality Suite’s “Deliver By Christmas” is an awesome original Christmas track! We premiered it on last year’s special and we crank it up again on this year’s edition. Reality Suite’s “Awaken” Deluxe EP is available now at realitysuite.com.
Last year Dentist released a rad cover of “Mele Kalikimaka”! It’s available now on all streaming platforms. Learn more at dentistband.com!
We turn up Eryn’s awesome version of “Santa Baby.” Eryn’s “Lady E” album is out now. It’s available anywhere you can download music including amazon.com.
Back in 2016 Ashley McKinley joined us in studio to record a great performance of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.” We rock the track! Ashley Mckinley’s “Wishful Thinking” Album is out now. You can score a copy at ashleymckinleymusic.com.
Jack Skuller recorded his rockin’ original tune “Stuck In This Holiday” at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis. Jack laid down the track in the very same place where Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash once performed. The Skullers’ “Meet The Skullers” EP is out now. Learn more at theskullers.com!
Brian Erickson of The Extensions joined us in studio back in December of 2016 and recorded a great cover of The Beach Boys’ “The Little St. Nick.” The Extensions’ debut EP “Bellicose” is out now. Score it at theextensions.bandcamp.com!
Levy & The Oaks and Friends put out an epic cover of John Lennon’s “Happy X-Mas War Is Over” back in 2017. The tune features special guests Natalie Farrell, MACK, Rachel Ana Dobken, Avery Mandeville, Joey Henderson and FERN from The Burns. Levy And The Oaks’ “Sound Of The City” EP is available now at levyandtheoaks.com
Chris Brown closes out the show with his 2016 performance of “O Holy Night” in the WRAT studio.Chris Brown’s “One More Night” EP is out now. You can score a copy at chrisbrownap.com. Learn more at chrisbrownap.com!