Steve Forbert to Perform in City

The Asbury Park Music Foundation is bringing back its Sunday Sessions recurring series with host Bobby Bandiera on Oct. 28 featuring a musical performance by Steve Forbert. There will also be a short interview moderated by former Asbury Juke Tony Pallogrosi. It is held at the APMF performance space, 621 Lake Ave. Tickets are $25 […]

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Just Another Day in Asbury Park

              Bruce Springsteen stopped in at the Wonder Bar Sunday afternoon where he watched the Giants game. He is pictured with Asbury Park resident Cindi D’Onofrio, Asbury Park (above) and (below from left) Tee Lesinksi, Barbara Lesinksi, Connie Breech, Corey Lowell and D’Onofrio, all city residents.

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Asbury Angels Inductees Named

Six prominent and influential members of Asbury Park’s music scene have been selected by the Asbury Angels Project to be honored with plaques on the city’s “Boardwalk of Fame,” intended to memorialize those who have made important contributions to the city’s musical legacy. The plaque installation ceremony, honoring the 2018 “Asbury Angels” inductees, will be […]

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Crane House Presents Filmed Opera

  On Thurs., July 26 at 5 p.m. the Stephen Crane House in Asbury Park will be presenting the second in its eighth summer series of filmed operas. Fifty years ago, Herbert Von Karajan presented Pietro Mascagni’s one-act opera “Cavalleria Rusticana,”  filmed in Sicily.  A half century ago, the New York Post said of the production: “Magnificently […]

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MAX WEINBERG IS THINKING INSIDE THE (JUKE)BOX

  By TOM CHESEK (Click here for Tom’s weekly round-up of area Arts & Entertainment events.) In a seven-day Asbury interlude that boasts no less than Bruce Springsteen among its headlining musical attractions, why opt to spend Saturday night hovering over a jukebox stocked with very-well-played 1960s and 70s hits? Why? Because the hit-dispensing device in question […]

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