Though they’re not shooting for the charts or even a mass audience, they nevertheless elicit powerful responses from the many who feel marginalized by the reverbed-out mushfest that is modern American alt-rock.
Rogue Waves September: White Eagle Hall’s Amazing Lineup of Bands
GIFT, depicted above, will play White Eagle Hall on Sept. 16 A year ago, White Eagle Hall (337 Newark) announced a change in management. Musicians and music fans in Jersey City, accustomed to disappointment, braced themselves for the worst. Would bookings deteriorate? Would they become more sporadic, or disappear altogether? Jim Testa acknowledged in the […]
North River Sing Chorus to Offer Five Free Spots This Fall
North River Sing Community Chorus, which meets in downtown Jersey City, is offering up to five free memberships this fall, spurred by the Jersey City Arts and Culture Trust Fund, which awarded a grant to the choir in June.
Katelyn Halpern Turns Deep Space Into a “Disaster [Place]”
Halpern, designer of the “Disaster [Place],” has a well-earned reputation for irreverence.
“We Outside!!” Hip-Hop Series Kicks Off at Barrow Mansion
“We Outside!!: Historical Hip-Hop Tour” series kicks off tomorrow night — Thursday, August 4 — at The Barrow Mansion (83 Wayne St.), which is back open to the public after a long pandemic-era shutdown.
Rogue Waves August: Seven Live Music Picks in Jersey City
Van Chamberlain and Joy Cleaner at Pet Shop, Carlos Pavan in McGiney Square, Water Street and Adrian Danon at Fox + Crow, others.
Rogue Waves July: Six Concert Picks in Jersey City
Thursday at White Eagle Hall, Forget the Whale in Lincoln Park, salsa and merengue at The Factory, and a quietly exciting show at Pet Shop.
A Jersey City Actor Takes Center Stage in Tony Nominated “A Strange Loop”
James Jackson, Jr, a Jersey City-based actor, musician, and cabaret artist, portrays “Thought 2” in Tony award nominated “A Strange Loop.”
A Million-Dollar Snub: Pop Musicians Are Artists, Too
This isn’t how it’s supposed to be. The Arts and Culture Trust Fund was sold to us as a boon for all Jersey City creators.
Flo Rida to Headline Jersey City’s Fourth of July Festival and Concert
Rapper Flo Rida will headline at Jersey City’s Fourth of July celebration. Shaquille O’Neal aka DJ Diesel and Funk Flex will each DJ their own sets prior to Flo Rida taking the stage.