Experiment 34 will rock The Stone Pony in Asbury Park this Friday 5/4! The Jersey Rock vets just released a brand new single. "Cut The String" builds on their dark, trippy, totally funky sound and just might be the strongest track they have released to date. Check it out now on the Jersey Rock page!
Our FINAL, FREE Jersey Rock Showcase of the Winter Rocks River Rock in Brick on Thursday March 2. Enjoy $3 Yuengling draft pint and bottles and Yuengling Light bottles while rocking out to Wynward (Formerly Gravity Well), Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son, Experiment 34 and Julian Fulton and the Zombie Gospel. Doors are at 7. The first band goes on at 8. Check out videos from the showcase bands now on the Jersey Rock page at wrat.com!
New Brunswick Psychedelic Hard Rockers Experiment 34 will rock River Rock in Brick on Thursday March 2 as Yuengling Presents The WRAT's FINAL Jersey Rock Showcase of the Winter! Enjoy $3 Yuenglings and awesome performances from 4 local bands! Tune to 95.9 The Rat on Tuesday February 28 at 11:30 pm to hear the band's latest single and an interview with lead singer Matt Makin!
Our Final FREE SHOW of the Winter rocks River Rock in Brick on Thursday March 2 as Yuengling Presents The WRAT's Jersey Rock Showcase. It will be a night of awesome local rock and excellent Yuengling Specials with Wynward (Formerly Gravity Well), Bobby Mahoney and The Seventh Son, Experiment 34, and Julian Fulton and the Zombie Gospel. Tune to 95.9 The Rat at 11:30 on 2/23, 2/28. 3/1, and 3/2 to hear from the showcase bands on Jersey Rock!
Alison Swift, Mother of 2 and wife of WRAT DJ Erik Swift, left us in April of 2016 after a valiant battle with cancer. Alison's birthday is coming up. We will mark the occasion with a benefit concert in her honor featuring 5 awesome Jersey Rock bands at Jamian's in Red Bank on Sunday February 19. Doors are at 1 pm. Admission is a suggested donation of $10. See you there!
Will Wood & The Tapeworms have been described as a "Genre-blending Rock and Roll perversion of Cabaret," all of which is on display in their video for "2012," the lead single off their new "Self-ish" album. Check out the video now and catch them at Experiment 34's Charismanic 2.0 Record Release Show at the Asbury Park Yacht Club this Saturday night January 14. The FREE show is part of The Light of Day Foundation's Winterfest.
Experiment 34's video for "Mud" was shot during their performance at the Alison Swift Memorial Rock Show at the Brighton Bar on August 21. Fresh off playing the Rock Carnival at First Energy Park, you can catch them performing a FREE, acoustic Show outside of the Starland Ballroom this Sunday October 9!
The Alison Swift Memorial Rock Show was one of the most important shows in WRAT history. In it's almost 20 years in existence, Rat Radio has been there for our community time and time again, but this time it was personal. This time it was for one of our own. 4 great Jersey Rock bands united…
Advance Tickets Available Now This week we will shine the spotlight on the 4 bands donating their talent and time to the Alison Swift Memorial Rock Show. On Sunday August 21 at the Brighton Bar in Long Branch 95.9 The Rat will honor the memory of Alison Swift, mother of 2, wife of weekend on-air personality Erik Swift,…
On August 21 we will honor the memory of Alison Swift and raise money for her and Erik Swift's children's college fund with an excellent evening of Jersey Rock.