SensaMotion had no trouble entertaining the crowd with original songs during a recent gig as the house band for Sunday reggae nights at Baia Restaurant in Somers Point.
One of the most successful bands in the area, the Hammonton-based alternative rock band The Early November, ran out of steam in 2007. Constant touring had left the members burnt out, and they went on “indefinite hiatus.”
The highlights of the summer concert season in southern New Jersey can be summed up simply — Justin Bieber, country and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers.
For Leyla Safavi, who is visiting America for the first time, Ocean City seems like a big place, at least compared to the small town she comes from in Germany.
Musical success meant something way different to Matt McAndrew before his shot at “The Voice,” before he was named the opening act for the first beach concert this year in Atlantic City.
If you listened to bluegrass, folk, country or rock music during the 1970s, it was hard to miss the songs or musicianship of singer-songwriter David Bromberg.
Lou Reichert made his living as a salesman, but throughout his life what made him happiest was the work he did on the side, presenting the arts to the general public.
Counselors advise couples to share common interests. Jennifer Poorman Hodgson and Keith W. Hodgson, who have been married for the past 17 years, never run out of the things to say to each other.
Things are quiet on the Bruce Springsteen front — no new CD and no tours announced yet. But South Jersey fans who are jonesing for a hit of The Boss do have options.
We always got the easy parts, we clever teenagers. We knew that the Jester was Bob Dylan, and that "Jack Flash sat on a candlestick" referred to the Rolling Stones playing Candlestick Park. "Eight miles high and falling fast" was trivial. There were always a few kids who attached a deep theo…
Hank Williams Jr. kicks off his album "Old School, New Rules" by addressing ESPN's decision to drop his song as the opening theme for "Monday Night Football," a spot he held for more than 20 years.
Swedish DJ duo Rebecca & Fiona is out and about with "I Love You, Man," a light and airy dance album that feels gilded in gold. This album is more about filling the need for fun summer sounds and less about ground-breaking arrangements, because there are none.
The Zac Brown Band delivers a message with the title of its new album, "Uncaged" - and the songs back it up.
The Black Eyed Peas' "The Beginning" is a nonstop party, but the effort is not without a few clanging missteps. Perhaps the purveyors of feel-good anthems are trying too hard to live up to that title, creating songs that sound as big as earlier hits, but lack the luster.
Chrisette Michele has never been a run-of-the-mill R&B singer, and the Grammy Award-winner pulls even further away from the pack with the gutsy "Let Freedom Reign."
Jazmine Sullivan's sophomore disc, "Love Me Back," is something amazing.
LOS ANGELES - Nicki Minaj never envisioned herself as hip-hop's reigning "it" girl. The question alone makes her giggle as she offers an answer nowhere near as cocky as her saucy rhymes.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Now that Miranda Lambert has swept the major country music awards for album of the year, she faces a daunting prospect: Topping "Revolution."
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We knew well before "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" that Kanye West is a tortured genius. He had made enough headlines and leaked enough music to make that clear. The main question left for his fifth album was, what's in it for us?
Some people were bothered when Ke$ha joked about brushing her teeth with Jack Daniels on her breakthrough song, the drunken party anthem "TiK ToK." But it wasn't that big of a deal.
There is a lot of anticipation surrounding the release of Nicki Minaj's debut CD "Pink Friday." And there should be.