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Joe Makoviecki Wrote A New Song, “Shining Through Somehow,” His First Day Back From Thomas Wesley Stern’s European Tour

On Wednesday, less than 24 hours after Thomas Wesley Stern returned from its European tour, Joe Makoviecki wasted no time strapping on his acoustic six string, penning a new tune, “Shining Through Somehow,” and releasing it into the wild.  Spin this [...]

July 13, 2012 News, SIMGEssentials
Elevator Art

The Press Room’s First 6 Months In Photos

Photography by Chris Rotolo and Kristen Driscoll As the page is turned on a new chapter in The Press Room’s history book, let’s take a look back at some of the great musical moments that took place in the venue’s first [...]

July 2, 2012 Features

The Press Room IS STILL OPEN, The Amboys Playing Tonight, Wreaths On July 7th

As retracted and corrected yesterday, The Press Room is still open for business and music, but is under new management.  Dan Culmone is now at the helm, The Amboys and Mad Feather Group will be on stage tonight, and Wreaths [...]

July 1, 2012 News
Springsteen PR

The Press Room IS NOT CLOSED, Continuing Under New Management

“Thank you to everyone who had my back in the Press Room “project.” It’s with a clear head and happy feet that I leave 610 Bangs Ave. Man, we had some epic moments and as Joe Strummer said, ‘Without people [...]

June 30, 2012 News
Catch Fire

Catch Wild Released A Single, “Star,” Grab The Debut Release Tomorrow At The Press Room

If Sheryl Crow slid into Stephan Jenkins’ mansion through a skylight window above his master bedroom to assassinate the singer and assumed the role as front-woman of Third Eye Blind…you’d have a sound similar to that of  Central Jersey’s own [...]

June 29, 2012 News

A Wild Weekend In Asbury Park With The Counting Crows & More; The Boardwalk’s Own Slice Of Bonnaroo

Photography by Kristen Driscoll This past weekend, 17 hours to the Southwest on 500 acres of farmland in Manchester, Tennessee, the 11th Annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival played out over four days featuring some of the biggest names in music [...]

June 13, 2012 Live

Rick Barry & The New Rick Barry’s Played The Press Room On Friday

Rick Barry & The New Rick Barry’s (Sally Boyd, Zach Westfall, Andy Bova) reformed with its original lineup to perform its first electrified show in more than five years, and according to the front-man, the last of its kind for [...]

June 1, 2012 Live
The Clash

The Press Room Celebrates The 30th Anniversary Of The Clash’s Convention Hall Stint w/The Killing Legends And More On Friday (June 1st)

“Just last week my son heard “I Fought The Law” for the first time and he’s been singing ever since,” explained Rob Affa, bass plucker of the local Punk Rock tribute collective, The Killing Legends.  “I guess he identifies with it…even [...]

May 31, 2012 Features

Little Jimmy & Tangiers Blues Band Rocked The Press Room On Saturday; Or Staring At The Future, While The Past Is Reworked

Photography by Kristen Driscoll After the final notes of day two of the Bamboozle Festival had been played by the likes of My Chemical Romance and Foo Fighters, the fun was only beginning in Asbury Park. Those concert patrons looking [...]

May 22, 2012 Live
Love Me I Do Photography 2012

Brick+Mortar, Jack Deezl, Kept Bamboozle Party Rolling w/After Hours Press Room Sets On Friday

Photography by Kristen Driscoll A late start didn’t deter the crowd on Friday night as a mass of Brick+Mortar supporters congealed about The Press Room bar with Bamboozle festival runoffs coming down off a two-hour Skrillex-binge on the Boardwalk and [...]

May 22, 2012 Live