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SIMGE on the Scene: The Weekenders, Deal Casino, Reckless Serenade and Happy Body Slow Brain smoked Arlene’s Grocery

We took a trip to Arlene’s Grocery in the east village to check out Asbury Park favorites Deal Casino and were treated to so much more. The Weekenders, Reckless Serenade and Happy Body Slow Brain filled out the bill and [...]

February 7, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE on the SCENE: ROMP, Semiotics, Dollys, Monterey & Deal Casino Crushed The Court Tavern

This was an exciting bill from top to bottom and I immediately cleared the schedule so my wife and I could attend this alternative bash when I saw it listed. Off on a quick tangent, choosing a genre to describe [...]

February 1, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Morningside Lane, Des and the Swagmatics & We’re Ghosts Now Played Happy Mondays

We were treated to another strong lineup for this week’s edition of Happy Mondays and featured a bit of an eclectic mix to the night. On the heels of an early morning after party from the Light of Day main [...]

January 21, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE on the Scene: The New Royalty kicked off the New Year at The Pony: Photos

I was privileged to take in my first show of the new year by catching a set from The New Royalty at The Stone Pony. These young veterans of power pop genre performed as an opening act for Aaron Carter [...]

January 15, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE on the Scene: Adam Bird, Thomas Wesley Stern and The Villanelles performed at Happy Mondays

A special rendition of Happy Mondays went down this week as they teamed up with the Light of Day Foundation and accepted contributions towards Parkinson’s Research. Stepping back a bit from the rock n roll sounds, the acts for the [...]

January 13, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE on the Scene: House of Thieves, Gayguy/Straightguy, Hsu-Nami and Deal Casino roared at Stolen Gear Benefit

A cold winter evening was brought to life by the masses who congregated to pay homage and lend their support to local musician and Asbury Music Awards winner of Top Guitarist, Brent Bergholm. In late November Brent had his car [...]

January 11, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE on the SCENE: In Our Glory, Nottingham and Monterey kicked off the 2015 Happy Mondays series

Dark City Entertainment selected a trio of highly energetic, alternative bands to kick off The Wonder Bars weekly Happy Mondays series for 2015. The night was led out by In Our Glory, a Union County based quintet fronted by recent [...]

January 6, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The SCENE: Deal Casino & In Our Glory Bookended A Birthday Celebration

I was seeking a small change of scenery and went to  visit 10th Street Live in Kenilworth, NJ to check out a birthday bash. Held in honor of In Our Glory front woman Gina Petro, the night was filled with [...]

January 3, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Beachfire, Pepperwine and The Places You’ve Been grooved Happy Mondays

The last Happy Monday of 2014 featured a trio of rhythm and groove based acts. Beachfire, Pepperwine and The Places You’ve Been displayed their wares for an enthusiastic crowd during the transition week into the new year. Starting the night [...]

December 31, 2014 Asbury Music, Live, Reviews

SIMGE on the Scene: Sal Boyd, Colton Kayser, Doug Zambon + More Played Asbury Unplugged: December Edition

Asbury Unplugged, a monthly convergence of acoustic performances held at the Wonder Bar and brought together by Dark City Entertainment went down on December 26th.  This month’s soloists included Tim Walsh, Chris Brown, Sal Boyd, Colton Kayser, Doug Zambon, Jimmy [...]

December 27, 2014 Asbury Music, Live, Reviews