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Live Review: Such Gold, After The Fall, The Moms & Cicada Radio Played Maxwell’s

All photos by Mike Petzinger As I walked into Maxwell’s in Hoboken on Friday night, Cicada Radio’s lead vox/guitarist, Pat Keefe, and guitarist/backup vox, Matt Keefe, were hoarsely chanting, “I don’t want to die at a fucking funeral, no fucking [...]

August 19, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Deaf Rhino, The Battery Electric, Deal Casino & NGHBRS Crushed Maxwell’s

Much in the same way Billy Joel and Elton John own Madison Square Garden or Bruce Springsteen’s unquestioned Kingdom in the Meadowlands, it looks like NJ hard rockers Deaf Rhino are gunning for a similar mantle with the newly re-varnished [...]

May 19, 2015 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Deaf Rhino, Born Cages, & Face The King Rocked Maxwell’s

Last Saturday the party was in Hoboken as Deaf Rhino, Born Cages, & Face The King melted faces at the somewhat resurrected Maxwell’s. It was wall to wall headbangers and sweaty pits as the triple kill billing resulted in a [...]

January 21, 2015 Live, Reviews

The Gay Blades Announce New Shows At Maxwell’s & St. Vitus (Brooklyn), Played Asbury Lanes (Photos)

Apparently, The Gay Blades had such a good time playing their Thanksgiving weekend benefit show at Asbury Lanes with The Venetia Fair, Plus Plus Minus, and Those Mockingbirds (Photos below) that they’ve decided to put return from their week-long breakup, announcing [...]

January 2, 2014 News

SIMGE Singles: The Bongos Take “One Bold Stroke” Toward The Future

Back on July 31st The Bongos returned to their roots, performing one final show at the late Hoboken-based Maxwell’s before the torrid music club closed its doors for good (or a t least until Justin Timberlake said otherwise). Anyway, during the [...]

September 9, 2013 News

The Last Weeks of Maxwell’s Part 6: Real Estate / Cassie Ramone (7/29/13)

This story originally appeared at Cool Dad Music Our Careless Lifestyle, It Was Not So Unwise I’ve mentioned before that CoolDaughter #1 swims competitively. This past weekend (actually, starting Thursday) we went to Rutgers for the summer Junior Olympics. She’s [...]

July 30, 2013 Cool Dad Music, Live, Reviews
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Watch The Everymen Cover “I Shall Be Released” & “Rockin’ In The Free World” At Their Last Maxwell’s Show

You’ve seen us discussing it, possibly ad nauseum, but the impending closure of legendary New Jersey music institution Maxwell’s in Hoboken has us feeling more and more anxious as we approach the very last note played. Back on July 12th, [...]

July 26, 2013 News
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Bern & the Brights Tease Video For “Irish Boys”, Playing Final Maxwell’s Show w/ Val Emmich & Secret Islands

As we continue to count down the days until Maxwell’s closes its doors for good, there’s still one excellent northern NJ band that has yet to give the venue a proper send off into the sunset. That would be Bern [...]

July 24, 2013 News

The Last Weeks of Maxwell’s Part 5: Ted Leo / Shellshag (7/21/13)

This review originally appeared at CoolDad Music Click, Click, Click and the Moment’s GoneLast night was my last scheduled trip to Maxwell’s (I showed amazing restraint when the two Mission of Burma shows were announced for today). I talked with [...]

July 22, 2013 Cool Dad Music, Live, Reviews

Watch Titus Andronicus Bid Maxwell’s A Fond Farewell

Last night Titus Andronicus played the last of three sold out shows marking their final performance at the soon to be shuttered New Jersey music institution Maxwell’s. The nostalgic weight of the venue’s closure has prompted stories of formative concert [...]

July 17, 2013 News