Gay Men’s Chorus at City Church

  The New Jersey Gay Men’s Chorus will perform in concert at Trinity Episcopal Church, 503 Asbury Ave., Asbury Park Sat., May 5. The concert begins at 8 p.m. It will feature a musical time capsule of remembrance and resistance from World War II America. Tickets are $20 in advance and $15 for seniors and students. All […]

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Roger That! McGuinn returns to MU campus

By TOM CHESEK By the time he and his fellow Byrds flocked out of the West to take up guitars against the Brit invaders of the mid 1960s, he was already a young veteran in granny glasses; a creature of the jug-band hootenanny scene (Chad Mitchell Trio, The Limeliters) who made Dylan and Seeger’s songs […]

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A SPRINGSTEEN CONFERENCE ON THE EDGE OF TOWN

  Clockwise from top left: Gary Cavico and Vini Lopez, Joe Rapolla, and Pat Roddy help Monmouth University mark the 40th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen’s DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN, during a weekend of words, music, and history. (Bruce photo by Michael J. Booth; Rapolla photo by John Posada) By TOM CHESEK From the bins […]

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Jazz Concert at Asbury Park Church

  The Church of St. Augustine in Asbury Park is presenting an afternoon jazz concert on Sun., April 8 at 3 p.m. in memory of Gladstone Trott. Numerous musicians are preforming including: Dorian Parreott, saxophone/vocalist; Billy Lawlor, keyboard; tommy La Bella, saxophone; Desi Norman, vibe-pans; Wilbur Wittemann, trumpet/cornet; Stanton Davis, trumpet/flugelhorn and Bobby Boyd, drummer. The church […]

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Irish Singer Now Calls Jersey Home

  By DON STINE In 2007, singer/songwriter Steve Reilly left his native Ireland and came to the United States to pursue the music career he was looking for – and he has been here ever since. “I always wanted to come here, even as a kid I pictured myself living in the states. And playing […]

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Springsteen Tickets Up for Auction

  The Monmouth County SPCA is holding an auction for two tickets to see the Bruce Springsteen on Broadway show Dec. 30 at 8 p.m. The show is sold out but the SPCA is offering the tickets as a fundraiser. The auction closes Dec. 4 at  7:00 p.m. Bid on a pair of orchestra seats at […]

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In Asbury Park: New Partnership to Produce Shows on Boardwalk

  New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the state’s largest provider of arts programming, will partner with national real estate developer Madison Marquette of Washington, D.C. to produce live performances, arts education and community engagement events on the Asbury Park Boardwalk starting in December. The alliance of NJPAC with Madison Marquette, the company driving the transformative […]

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Asbury Angels Inducted Sept. 16

  Nine 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 2016 and 2017 “Asbury Angels,” […]

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