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Newsletter 12/10/18

Hi Everyone,

On December 15th celebrates 18 years of being Where NJ Rock Lives! In honor of that, all weekend (12/14-12/16) we'll be doing an A-Z of 18 years of NJ bands we've played! Tune in and help us celebrate being old enough to vote (the Supreme Court said corporations are people, so I presume if incorporates we'll gain the right to vote)

~~~'s New Year's Eve Broadcast will be live on from noon until midnight on December 31st with a plethora of live performances, & it is a benefit for Caring Contact. We already have 13 performers scheduled, but there is some space in the evening for more acoustic performers. If interested, e-mail us.

More info is in Lazlo's Corner below.


Huge thanks to Jon Caspi, Ezra Caspi, Anthiny Walker, Peter Klein from Blisstique, special guest Pete Jager, and everyone who came out to Espresso Joe's on Saturday. What a way to end a year of Guitar Pull shows!

We kick off the new year of Guitar Pull @ Espresso Joe's on Saturday January 12th with Boots, Aquino, & Rob Jennings

Opening acoustic set from John Van Ness & Tauree

The show is free, all ages, and starts at 7pm sharp.Espresso Joe's is located at 50 West Front Street, in Keyport, NJ.


Donate $10 or more to the Spondylitis Association Of America & get a download of the 2018 Banding Together digital compilation including 35 previously unreleased songs

Click here: to donate to the Spondylitis Association Of America and download the compilation


Monday through Thursday Lazlo will be broadcasting live with the following special programming:

Monday @ 7pm - Presents New NJ Music

Tuesday @ 7pm - Lazlo's Den Presents New Music

(Musicians: remember to e-mail us about your upcoming NJ area shows so we can post them on our site & mention them on our's Is It The Weekend Yet?)

Listen here:


Latest Updates on

MUSIC VIDEO: Bryan Hansen Band - "Diamonds" (NJ)
MUSIC VIDEO: Dinosaur Eyelids - "Into the Woods" (NJ)
MUSIC VIDEO: The Fisherman & The Sea - "Ugly (Grinna remix)"


Lazlo's Corner

Time really does fly quickly. It doesn't feel like 18 years ago that I started, but this Saturday marks 18 years of being Where NJ Rock Lives!

Over those years I have played so many amazing NJ acts, and this week I am doing my best to compile a comprehensive collection of all the NJ acts we've played over the last 18 years (apologies in advance if I end up missing any acts). All weekend I'll be playing them back from A to Z.


Word is getting out about our annual New Year’s Eve Broadcast benefiting local crisis hotline, Care Contact.

You can read all about it:

& (about 2/3s of the way down in this article)

Artists scheduled to perform during's New Year's Eve Broadcast include: Amanda Duncan, Amanda Rose Riley, Charlotte Morris, Diego Allessandro, Hal Guitarist, Jenny Cat, Jim Testa, Laree Cisco, Michael Aquino, Rick & Max Dill, Shotgun Bill, Tony Tedesco, Ziggy Grover, and more TBA.

About Caring Contact

Each year approximately 45,000 people die by suicide in the United States – 120 people each day; one person every 12 minutes. Caring Contact is an award-winning, volunteer-staffed crisis hotline and listening community founded in 1975. We provide active listening support and best-in-class education to central and northern New Jersey. Caring Contact attentively and compassionately serves those in emotional distress and educates our communities about the power of personal connection. We are certified by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to be a primary responder in New Jersey to the Lifeline. Our hotline services are available to anyone, anonymously and confidentially, 365 days a year. More than 100 volunteers staff our lines and in 2017 they responded to over 10,000 calls. If you are in crisis, or need someone to listen, call us at 908.232.2880. To learn more, visit



This week on Presents New NJ Music we have new music from:

Puppyboy - "Shrines" from "The Something Something EP"
Stay - "Marigold" from "Marigold [single]"
Idle Wave - "Smoke (Bad Dreams)" from "Idle Wave"
Dave Vargo - "Battle Burns" from "Battle Burns [single]"
Ada - "Leaves, Dead & Pretty" from "White Moon Hot"
Brother Valiant - "Two Fish" from "Two Fish [single]"
Grey Goes Black - "I Know We Could Be So Happy Baby [If We Wanted to Be] (Jeff Buckley)" from "Don't Skip This Track - A Compilation of Underrated Songs"
Gambo - "Boredom" from "A Split Between Alomar & Gambo"
Dance Out Yr Cancer - "The Gears" from "Genius Ape (Demo)"
Night Windows - "Chain Smoking Cigarettes" from "Chain Smoking Cigarettes [single]"
Greg Etter - "Heavy Hand" from "Fickle Seas"
Arrows In Her - "Too Afraid to Ask" from "Too Afraid to Ask [single]"
DownTown Mystic - "Think A Little Louder" from "Think A Little Louder [single]"
Heather Grey - "Clearview" from "The Long Drive Home From Tennessee (The B-Sides)"
Glume - "Haven" from "Haven [single]" Presents New NJ Music airs Monday @ 7pm

Listen here:

See playlist (with links to all the acts) here:


This week on Lazlo's Den Presents New Music we have new music from:

Jeff Whalen - "Jendy!" from "Ten More Rock Super Hits"
Nezrok - "Middle Ground" from "Nezrok"
Alomar - "Bully" from "A Split Between Alomar & Gambo"
Big Mother Gig - "Our Cover's Blown (with Britta Phillips)" from "No More Questions"
Jeff Tweedy - "Let's Go Rain" from "Warm"
Girlpool - "Hire" from "What Chaos Is Imaginary"
Blues Traveler - "Miss Olympus" from "Hurry Up & Hang Around"
The Temperance Movement - "Backwater Zoo" from "A Deeper Cut"
Citizen Cope - "Justice" from "Heroin and Helicopters"
Mike Krol - "I Wonder" from "Power Chords"
Millencolin - "SOS" from "SOS"
Mercury Rev - "Sermon (feat. Margo Prince)" from "Bobbie Gentry's 'The Delta Sweete' Revisited"
Combo Chimbita - "Testigo" from "Testigo [single]"
Big Wild - "Joypunks" from "Joypunks [single]"

Lazlo's Den Presents New Music airs Tuesday @ 7pm

Listen here:

See playlist (with links to all the acts) here:



That's all for this week folks.