John Eddie and his Dirty Ole Band are back at the Wonder Bar on Fri., July 29. Adams Wilson and Justin Lerner open. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $17 in advance, $20 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Dark City Entertainment presents Colton Kayser's album release party featuring Lowlight, Cranston Dean, Cold Weather Company and We Are Ghosts Now. Doors at 7:30 pm, admission is $10. Drink specials: $3 PBRs, $3 whiskey shots.
One of the cornerstone acts of the UK retro-soul scene, the New Mastersounds play taut, old-school instrumental funk with a contemporary energy and an enthusiasm that has earned them rave reviews. The Matt Wade Band opens. Presented by ElmThree. Doors at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $22 (plus applicable surcharges).
ElmThree presents Consider the Source. Drawing from progressive rock, fusion and jazz, with alien sounds soaked in Indian and Middle Eastern styles, CTS blends disparate parts into a striking, utterly original whole. Dubbed Sci-Fi Middle Eastern Fusion, the band's music strikes a rare balance between cerebral and emotional, intellectual and primal. A relentless touring schedule has won the band a fervent following from California to Israel, with fans ranging from jam-band hippies and jazz cats to corpse-painted headbangers and prog geeks. Karmic Juggernaut opens. Doors at 8 pm. Tickets are $12 (plus applicable surcharges).
The Wonder Bar welcomes the Rock of Ages Band with Constantine Maroulis, a live rock 'n' roll show with cast members from the hit Broadway musical. Smokin' Jackets open. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $14 in advance, $16 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
See Jillian Rhys McCoy in Shadows of the Night: Chicks that Rocked the '80s (Part 2). Hear songs by Blondie, Pat Benatar, Heart, Joan Jett, Cyndi Lauper, Bananarama, Berlin, Madonna, Lita Ford, Patty Smyth & Scandal and more, performed by Jillian and her all-star band. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance (plus applicable surcharges).
Sandy Mack & Friends are back with another edition of the Wonder Jam at -- where else? -- the Wonder Bar on Sun., Aug. 21. Doors at 4 pm, admission is $5,
Guitar legend Dick Dale returns to Asbury Park for another exciting night at the Wonder Bar on Thurs., Aug. 25. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Don't miss Tiffany when she comes to the Wonder Bar with her Hits, Stories and More Tour on Thurs., Sept. 8, along with special guest Kathryn Dean. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door (plus applicable surcharges). Tickets on sale Friday at 10 am.
ElmThree presents Scott Sherrard. In the fall of 2008, Scott joined the Gregg Allman Band as a touring guitarist, hailed as 'Gregg Allman’s secret weapon' by Glide magazine. Scott has developed a close musical relationship with Allman over the last 7 years and now serves as musical director for the Gregg Allman Band. Shady Street Show Band opens. Tickets are $10 in advance (plus applicable surcharges).
On the heels of the release of their new CD, White Bear, The Temperance Movement comes to the Wonder Bar on Sat., Sept. 24. The Sheepdogs open. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
Rolling Stone calls Tacocat one of the 10 great modern punk bands, combining "the Beach Boys with Bikini Kill." See Tacocat at the WB on Sat., Oct. 1. Dude York and Sharkmuffin open. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
It's East Meets West as the Bongos reunite and the Rubinoos come east for a great night of music. The Bongos, a power pop band led by Richard Barone, were major progenitors of the Hoboken pop scene, making the leap to national recognition with a nomination at the first MTV Video Music Awards. The Rubinoos, an American power pop band from Berkeley, California, are known for their singles 'I Think We're Alone Now,' 'I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend' and the theme for the 1984 film Revenge of the Nerds. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).
For more than three decades, The Blasters have exemplified the best of American music. See them at the WB on Sat., Oct. 29. Doors at 7 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).