936 Park Ave
BlowUpRadio.com Free Concert Series
277 Johnsons Ln
|Supporting New Jersey's Local Music Scene Since 2000|
This Friday, December 15th, 2006 will mark the official 6th anniversary of BlowUpRadio.com!
Wow, 6 years...I've seen a lot of good NJ bands form and breakup...change names, change band members, even changing their sound.
I've had the opportunity to meet a lot of great people, many who are now among my close friends.
BlowUpRadio.com has been given the opportunity to work with other great local music scene people and zines/stations/sites, like Jersey Beat, Artist Amplification, Artkore, Upstage Magazine/Radio, WRSU, 90.5 the Night, Grausound, the World Beyond Network, and more that I'm sure I'm forgetting right now (sorry).
We've sponsored or co-sponsored shows all over NJ, at places including, the Broadway Central Cafe, SICA, the Court Tavern, Maxwell's, Loop Lounge, Shannon Lounge, Rodeo Ristra, The Underpass, Images, Berkeley Carteret Oak Room Bar, The Goldhawk, The Saint, and Buddie's Tavern. I even had the opportunity to MC a show at Starland Ballroom.
BlowUpRadio.com has been involved with benefits for Toys For Tots, Cancer research, 9/11 victims, Tsunami victims, and a little over a year ago, I did what I could to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, but getting the local music scene together for a special radio broadcast (that aired simultaneously on BlowUpRadio.com, Upstage Radio, and 90.5 the Night), that helped raise money for the victims of the terrible tragedy.
We've done acoustic music marathons, and electric music marathons too. This past summer, working with Alan Tepper, we put together the Black River Music & Art Fest, which drew close to 2000 people out to hear 21 bands. It's moments like that when I realize that BlowUpRadio.com is helping the scene, and will continue to help bring the scene and the fans closer together.
But my greatest moment of all the stuff I've been involved in was my wedding, at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park! (where I even sang "born to run" (badly) backed by Bunny England & The New Originals).
Every night this week on Lazlo's Den (which airs at 8pm ET), I'll be looking back over the last 6 years of BlowUpRadio.com. Playing songs from some of the many bands I've had the pleasure of playing over the years.
I'll also be digging into the BlowUpRadio.com archives and play some excerpts from rare interviews done over the years with artists like The Churchills, double-breasted, Particle Zoo, Small A.M., Josh Van Ness, and Val Emmich.
There will also be rare live tracks, recorded over the years by my wife and I, played during these shows.
So tune in all this week at 8pm, and relive the last 6 years of BlowUpRadio.com with me.
And, as always, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF BLOWUPRADIO.COM! BLOWUPRADIO.COM WOULD BE NOTHING WITHOUT YOU!
|Wiser Time||there and back again|
|Tuesday December 12th|
95 Stanton St
|Thursday December 14th|
138 Nassau St
|Friday December 15th|
39 Harding Ave
the Misery Loves
124 Church St
125 Fifth Ave
|Saturday December 16th|
124 Church St
Bloomfield Ave Cafe
347 Bloomfield Ave
1 Penn Plaza
|Monday December 18th|
25 Ave B