Friday, July 11, 2014

Mind your B's and Q |

Weather looks great for tomorrow Rock n Roll BBQ at Lucky 7's. Come early for the Family Run RcoknRoll HiFives, Bring a bathing suit to take a dip, and pace yourself cause this night end up with an after Dance Party with Dancing Tony and special guest DJ Leonard Smalls, who is coming home after detouring through Princeton to find a way to save the ozone layer. Not just a Rock n Roll BBQ, we've got country Americana from The Gully Hubbards,  a sound scraper set by Sean Kiely, a 4:20 Reggae set with Universal Rebel, a Ska-vengence of The Defending Champions, a Dance set by Annelise Collette, and of course some hits me like a rock sets from Adam and the Plants, Cold Fur, the Money Shot. Crazy and the Brain finish off the night at 8:30pm sharp.

Afterwards you can get your third helping of live music at the Lamp Post with Autumn City (featuring Aster Phoenyx), Devi and Aminal. BBQ not included but these bands are going to rake it over the coals for you.

Also on Saturday WFMU's Performance Space officially opens its doors to the public on Saturday, July 12th! with live sets by Pampers, Watery Love, Doug Gillard, and Spectre Folk. This event is SOLD OUT. but you can still peer through the glass. A most excellent Live Music space has opened. You can stop pining about Uncle Joe's now :)

All Weekend:

St. Anthony's Festival Friday, July 11th 5PM to 11PM - Saturday, July 12th 5PM to 11PM & Sunday, July 13th 12PM to 10PM

at 6th Street Jersey City Between Monmouth & Brunswick Streets
Delicious Polish ● Italian ● Spanish and Philippine Cuisine
Ice Cold Beverages ● Games ● Rides for the Kids
Super 50/50 ● Money Wheel ● Vendors ♪ Live Music! • Live Music! ♪
Friday • The Latin Sounds of Orchestre L'Proff3ta | Saturday • Rock with Sequoia! | Sunday • Polka with the GB Band! and the John Oakes Band

Friday:

Newport Powerhouse Play Musician host their monthly party at Dorian's
Ladies & 80's Party at Port-o Lounge with DJ mEgan and George Soul
SPLIT SIGNALS | SUBWAY SURFERS | RP @ hank's Saloon

Saturday:

One Dollar or Less Fundraiser Yard Sale/Bake Sale to your roster of weekend events if you will be listing them this weekend? Its 10am-4pm Sat. (7/12) at 128 Winfield Avenue and every items a dollar or lower! Its listed as an event on our Project Greenville

Sunday :

Art & Barter BBQ at 660 Grand 1 pm

Many spots will be hosting World Cup finals parties, but only one will also celebrate Bastille Day on Sunday. Location : Madame Claude's Egalite - Liberte - and Petanque. Of Course Lucky's LITM Iron Monkey - Porto Lounge [and place with a TV] will have the Final Match of Germany and Argentina.

DJ Whorekit at Lucky's for Sex Industry Night. Sorry no discount for people who give it away for free.





Thursday, July 3, 2014

These Colors Run Fun or Red White and You

Well another birthday for the good ole USA. Virtually undefeated in War and not a World Cup to show for it. We got game though, and even if some Hurricane may dampen our July 4th, it's not going to ruin this parade/event/party! Come at noon if you can help set-up, the two nets, two grills, two plus canopies for a freedom fun time. In addition,  from 3 to 10 pm, Councilwoman Candice Osborne is sponsoring a Low [Francis Scott} Key party downtown, with Kids stuff and food trucks. We'll be sharing the extra net and our tunes, compliments of Righton Shawn and George Soul Fernandez for this fun one.When the sun goes down, we will be primed for a great view of the Liberty State Park Fireworks and some killer karaoke. Please bring something to share, America didn't get this far because some cheap ass forgot to bring the potato salad. Just a note about Peninsula Park, be smart and safe. There are posted signs prohibiting alcohol consumption, maybe you should bring some cups and not flaunt it ?Also you will not be able to drive into Pualus Hook after 4 pm.

Tonight, as my veggies are marinating, I'll be spinning things up at Lucky's. sadly this means I will miss Desir Decir's EP release party at Lot 13 in Bayonne. Black Wail and Awkward Girls support. Also, Plastiq Passion and Bern and the Brights play Lamp Post tonight.Righton Shawn is at Porto I will be back at Lucky's Saturday Night as well. USA USA USA


Also on Saturday
Sean Kiely at Rockwood Music Hall at 11 pm

On Sunday
Sensational Country Blues Wonder and Kadian Quartet at Riverview Fisk Park  noon

Don't forget about next week's

Wed July 9th Ladies on the Mike Showcase at Groove on Grove
Sat July 12th Lucky Seven's RocknRoll BBQ 

I gotta go the British are Coming, The British are Coming






Friday, June 27, 2014

Blow-Out for the Weekend

If you haven't hit the parkway looking to escape for the weekend. Plenty of stuff to do this weekend. Really this is just going to be a cut and paste thing from facebook today. I'm trying to make it out to Starland Ballroom tonight to catch The Front Bottoms, with the So So Glos and You Blew It! [Say Anything is headlining] Plus, I'm getting ready for Port-o Lounge 5 year Anniversary Block Party on Saturday, with Art House Productions Summer Blow-Out to follow that night. Here's the skivvy you can Jazz it up all you

oh hey, next Friday is July 4th extravaganza - at the peninsula [Morris Canal] BBQ- Volleyball - Music _ Fireworks !

Here's the top 20 from NJ.com Thank you Summer

Friday
Live@The Lumberyard: Jersey City Summer Music Series #2 7pm
Comedy at The Brightside 8pm
Gully Hubbards LIVE @ Pianos -  8:30pm
PMJAMNITES - JUN 27#DORRIANS 9pm

Saturday
Port-O Lounge 5th Anniversary Festival noon to 9 pm. After Party til 3 am 
Tiki party at LITM 5 pm
Summer Blow Out at Art House Productions 8pm $10 all inclusive ! 
Chewie-Movie-Stock Sci-Fi Night @ The Garden at Legal Beans 9pm
Motor Funker at Lucky 7's 10 pm 

Sunday 
BARK Festival at Hamilton Park by Liberty Humane Society noon to 5 pm 
Waterfront Volleyball at the Jetty 

Friday, June 6, 2014

Side if JC Fridays

Just wanted to share an update that last month the city decided to CTL-ALT-DEL the bidding process for renewal of the Ambulance Providers contract, it's good to hear the city has decided to take a closer look at this. Here's the story as from NJ.COM. Stay safe Jersey City. 

I'm gearing up for today's events for JCFridays. We have a special live music showcase for today's Groove on Grove. Things start early as it's a juggernaut day the the Plaza with Creative Grove. you can see why the city is exploring plans to transform Newark Ave into a Pedestrian Plaza. Here's the schedule of music for the day 3pm DJ K7 | 4pm Eddie Cevetello | 5pm Vespertine | 6pm Shayfer James | 7pm Sylvana Joyce & the Moment | 8pm Pat Van Dyke | 9pm Kiwi. Spend the night and you can be the first shopper for the JC Record Riot on Saturday from 9am to 5pm. 

There is a musical montage for this JC Friday with RNA hosting Live at the Lumberyard and a Fabulous Uptown Music presenting the Sensational Country Blues Wonders at Moore's Lounge. I'm personally looking forward to checking out the Mod Cup Coffee roaster Warehouse after Groove on Grove. I'm bringing a sleeping bag as I will be DJ-ing at Mod Cup in the [sat] morning. 

Oh more on Saturday, if you aren't looking at the pictures. Wax Darts | Wyldlife | Vomit Face at Lucky's start at 8 pm. You can catch Desir Decir - Papermaker - The American Mercury at the Lamppost. DJ Sub Babes and myself spin a rock n roll disco afterwards

Sunday > JC Bike Ward Tour and after party at 1 pm  Live Music by Sandra Small and the Small World band, The Defending Champs 2 pm, The One and Nines 3pm. 

Volleyball at 1:30 pm Morris Canal Park 

DJ Mike Waffle at Sushi Tango 

sorry you can't expect more listings from this post. I have to Run Fun and host 11 bands this weekend. let me know how your couch feels. 

xo Dancing Anthony

Saturday, May 24, 2014

A weekend to remember

A big thank you to all who made last Saturday's Pushing Up the Daisies Festival a great success. At the end of the day we raised over $5,000 towards our $26,000 goal to replace the Gatekeeper's House at the Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery. If you were unable to make the event, or would like to donate money or volunteer at the grounds, click it -- www.jerseycitycemetery.org. The next Rock-it Docket Fundraiser at the cemetery will be Six Beats Under on Aug 9th, followed by The Ghost of Uncle Joe's on October 25th.   

On Monday, Memorial Day, the cemetery is honoring those who paid the ultimate price to defend, protect, and ensured our freedoms. There will be a ceremony at 1 pm, along with a special musical salute by U.S.O Throwbacks, The Manhattan Dolls. Plus the goats are back ! 

Also on Monday, we'll be setting up the net for a BBQ-Volleyball-Paddleball- Horseshoe day. Net goes up at about 1 pm. We'll have a couple of grills, so message me, if you need some culinary cues. We play at Morris Canal Park - The Jetty - at the end of Washington. 

Tonight. Eliza Neals plays the Bitter End in NYC. Motor Funker spins at Lucky's and DJ Pastiche is at Port-)


Sorry gotta go, my called and says dinner is ready :) 

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Pushing Up the Daisies this Saturday or Raising Money for a New Roof

This Saturday,  13 bands will Raise The Roof, for our annual Spring-time fundraiser for and at the Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery. The Third Annual Pushing Up the Daisies festival features 10 bands playing at the cemetery with and after party at the Lamp Post. In addition to live music, you can come meet and feed our newest volunteers, Live Goats. Come hungry yourself and enjoy food from Cal's Hot Dogs and the delicious Samosa's from Honey Bakery. Bring a blanket and/or law chairs if you wish and picnic. Gates open at 1pm and music begins at 1:50 with a real family band, RocknRoll HiFives, no really they are a family. There's live music all the way til 10 when we head down to the Lamp Post for 3 more bands. Suggested donation for this event is $10 / $5 for the after party only. Here's the full line-up

1:00 Gates Open 
1:50 RocknRoll HiFives / 2:40 The Dead Bums / 3:30 Overlake / 4:20 Hermano Stereo
9:10 The Money Shot --with DJ Headdy Sizzahands between bands 

AFTER PARTY AT THE LAMP POST REGARDLESS OF WEATHER 
FREE with Wristband from Day event Suggested Donation $5 

10:30 pm Love Bomb 69 / 11:30 Black Wail  / 12:30 STUYVESANT

DJ Stay Golden Pony Boy spins at Lucky's Saturday Night. A Big thank you to Lucky's for supplying ice for Pushing Up the Daisies

OKAY- Rewind to Wednesday 

Groove on Grove is back at 6 pm with Dani Garcia a very talented eight grader with an amazing voice/ Then followed at 6:30 pm with The Do Rights who are going to play an elongated set. The 8pm band is tba, but come by things looks for an extra special performance. Afterwards, if you need some more music, Ames Deluxe and Andrea WK are at the Lamp Post, Punk Rock DJ's are at Lucky 7's. Next weeks' Groove on Grove features Patchwork Alchemy, Drum & a Tantrum, and The Use. And if you haven't noticed things getting busier at Grove Street Plaza. HDSID's Farmer's Market is back on Mondays and Thursdays' check it all out here ---- www.jcdowntown.org

If you are in the market for a date, on Thursday some of JC's Most Eligible business owners, artists, creative professionals, and musicians will be be up on the auction block for a night/day adventure. Looking to raise money for Art House Productions upcoming play coincidentally titled COMMIT, local Bachelor/ettes will be commit to interesting conversation and company at one of these great space/places  *Tour of NJ Beer Company, *VIP access to Monty's Public House, *Go-Kart racing at Pole Position, *Tea for Two at TeaNJ, *Dinner at Hamilton Inn, *Figure drawing class at the Jersey City Art School, *Massage for two with Evolve | Revolution, *Pizza Night at Razza Pizza Artigianale, *Dinner at Marco & Pepe, *Dinner at GP's Hamilton Park, *Sake Dinner at Komegashi Too II, *Brunch at Madame Claude, *Theatre Night at the Loew's, *Mexican Dinner at Orale 

Here's your:  Bachelor Roster, *Joe Velez, Fine Artist, * Shayfer James, Musician, *Narciso Espiritu Jr., Founder & Illustrator of Instigatorzine, * Natty Adams, Against Nature Atelier, * Monty Melwani, Monty's Public House, * Shimeon Nandlal, Martial Artist, *Louis James Video Production

Bachelorette Roster:  *Amanda Levie, Cholula Hot Sauce, * Kelly St. Patrick, Musician, * Tracey Noelle Luz, Photographer, *Virginia Kamenitzer, Photographer, * Pooja Gupta, Gymboree Play & Music, *Liz Casalino, Feena Boutique & JC Made, *Brittani Bunney, SILVERMAN

DJ's couple mEgan and George Soul Fern spin, and there is a special performance by the musical couple DIYGFY. After the event, I'll be joining Andrea WK and Ames Deluxe at Lucky's for Ladies night. 

Okay here's the rest: I have some fun to run. 






Friday, May 2, 2014

Cinco de Playa - The Battle of Puebla

Two tons of sand will feel great running through your toes this weekend's beach party at Lucky 7's. Pull out those flip flops and head over for some margarita's and high priced limes. Originally started by a Lucky's Bar Man Neil, the Beach Party used to happen in the dead of winter, this year we moved it to a warmer climate, and hopefully you will take advantage of the temperature appropriateness to don some summer duds. On Saturday night, bands in the sand start at 8 pm with Bongo Surf and the the US of Bugaloo, followed by a DJ The Fine Hawaiians, Chuck Daly and Myself. I'll have some door prizes for anyone appropriately dressed, if I run out of door prizes, we will have to settle for tequila shots. Sunday Night The Emergency Party will be in the life-guard DJ tower. Monday night will be a "official" Cinco de Playa party. The other days still count.

Also on Saturday Night, the Coy Kids play a pre-album release at The Lamp Post with the new JC Supergroup Black Wail, and Polina and the Pyramids. Get a sneak preview, these bans all reprise for May 17th Pushing Up the Daisies Fundraiser at the Cemetery

Today/Now SILVERMAN's annual Cinco De Mayo , which celebrates the Battle of Puebla and not Mexican Independence [09/16]. Outdoor party and parade run til midnight tonight, outside of city hall.  On the inside, and just below my apartment, at Sushi Tango, Vespertine reworks popular songs into a bossa-nova - lounge groove. Set are at 8 pm and 10 pm.

A Beautiful Saturday, will play host to the 4th Street Arts 5th Annual Chili Cook-off Fiesta at Grove Street Plaza. There's delicious chili [you be the judge], a homebrew tent, Live Music By The Big Wake and the Jeremy Wallace Trio , additionally a couple of great food trucks will be on hand as Newark Ave will be closed from Grove Street to Barrow [the City should try that out on a more permanent basis]. First bowl at noon. Expect to see some runners from Art House Productions who will be finishing up the Newport 10k run earlier that day. It's not too late to support their team., as mile for mike they go the distance here in Jersey City.

Sunday, looks to also be a great day, and I'll be on the Volleyball court at the Jetty. MOrris Canal Park at the end of Washington Street. Net goes up at 1:30pm

This Wednesday, The Historic Downtown Special Improvement District [www.jcdowntown.com] outdoor weekly music series, Groove on Grove returns for our 7th Season. Although dos dias too late, we will return with our Seite de Mayo Fiesta with Latin Rocker Mas Alla and Puerto Rican Folklorists Segunda Quimbamba. DJ George Soul Fernandez spins in between and The Jersey City Firefighter Bag Pipers will initiate the days fun. Tent or Shine 5:30 pm.

mas aqui

Friday

--As bees Drown in Honey at JCity Theater [through May 17th] 
--The Defending Champions, FAN APPRECIATION SHOW AT TIERNEYS TAVERN (FREE Pizza and 100 free cans of PBR!!!)
--P@Atomic with Dogfood and LLC at the Mojo Lounge
--Technically Dancing w/ Pastiche

Saturday

--Mod Cup with DJ Pastiche
--Kentucky Derby 140th Run for the Roses watch at 9C Tavern
--Artist talk with Dan Witz & Dylan Egon at 529 W 20th Street
--Party for Danielle, Neva and Megan!





Thursday, April 24, 2014

This will Get your Goat or City Hall Selling Out[side]

Sunshine.... lights jackets... Spring is coming into full swing with the beginning of our great weekends outdoors. Celebrating Mother Nature and Mother Earth, who previously brought us such great things as "the streets of ice, and a polar vortex" should be a good reminder that we need to keep our eco-system in order, or in better order. Rejoice. Rejuvenate, and Recycle !

Using reusable kegs for the last three years and saving Donkey Kong from a landfill. Jersey City's Barcade celebrates it's third year of making it difficult for women to get attention at the quarter fueled fun parlour. Many great beers will be on tap for tonight's celebration. Don't take it personally ladies, guys gotta live. If you do need some special treatment come by Lucky's later, for your Marquee Night. Adam and the Plants, Vomitface, Lip Service and Slipperfaces play the Lamp Post Thursday Night. 

On Saturday, City Hall officially Sells Out-doors with The Project : Earth showcasing all things local as well as some locally sourcing Earth Day opportunities at City Hall Plaza. You can follow up your support of local economies on Sunday with the 6th Borough Market in Hamilton Park [come May 18th they'll be occupying City Hall Plaza].

On Saturday Evening, Jersey City's newest performing and visual art space opens at Merseles Studios at Jersey City Theater Center [located at the repurposed second floor of the Monaco Lock Building at 339-345 Newark Avenue]. Personal & Universal has a host of musical, performance and visual arts curated by the Jersey City Art School. Tickets and a full listing is here. www.jctcenter.org.

I'll be repurposing the back of the Lamp Post for Saturday Night Malaria. Working the triage with em will be Dr. Doogie Howser [Bram Teiltelman], Surgeon General Andrea WK, and your truly Dancing Tony. Remember when you asked for a "proper dance party" this is it. DJ Stay Golden Pony Boy is at Lucky's.

On Sunday, we welcome the Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery's newest volunteers and residents, The Landscaping Goats from New England. At the Celebrate Mother Earth Festival Yes real goats will tackle the most difficult terrain that has claimed many a lawnmower. Nature Exhibits, Walking Tours, food and refreshments a bounty for our first fundraiser with Live Music by The Levins, The Sensational Country Blues Wonders, The Porchistsas, The Accidental Seabirds, and Scott Wolfson and the other heroes. Save May 17th for Pushing Up the Daisies. Clamoring for a Kayak? check out rock the reservoir, at 3pm. Bands Beer, Kayaking, and Restoration at the Reservoir.

Okay Here's the run down on why I am run down

Friday:
PanAfrican Jam with DJ Neva at Meridian 23 NYC 6 pm
French Connection at Loew's 8 pm
PMJAMNITES - APR 25 #SO YOU THINK YOU CAN TELL 9pm
JIM TESTA & SAM DAVISON AT SIDEWALK CAFE 9:30 pm

Saturday:
Green Dream - Save The Frogs Day Event  at the Distillery Gallery 4pm
the Little Figure 6pm. Speedy 8pm at Loew's
Craig Ferguson's MARINA FRANKLIN headlines The Laugh Tour at ART HOUSE, 8 pm
Nick's Annual Birthday Bash With Sea of Otters! at Northern Soul 8:30 pm

Sunday
Historic Paulus Hook Association's Annual Pancake Breakfast 9 am
JC Waterfront Volleyball 1:30 at Morris Canal
Sunday Concert at Tachair Presents: Cathal Pratt 2pm

Monday
metal monday at L7's! 10 pm

proof is in the pictures













Thursday, April 17, 2014

Don't Worry Be Happy

"a thousand Xanax couldn't clam me down" he shouted, grasping on what would become his last words.....

This isn't a suicide note, but I did want to let you know that the Rock-it Docket as we know it will be coming to an end soon. Be on the look-out for a new redesigned website made in Jersey City by www.fakeplasticwebsites.com. Roll out soon as well as some new formatting and PAID advertising and Merch, sorry I need a staff and heathcare, 14 years for FREE has been a bargain.

Okay as to my email, I'm gearing up for the Ladies tonight at Lucky's. But many a woman may be at the Lamp Post tonight for Polina & the Pyramids [11], Devi [10]  and the Karyn Kuhl Band[ 9]. JC Slams at The Dopeness beforehand. I'm Back Lucky's this Saturday for a Rock Steady | Reggae-ton Party with DJ Neva Wartell and DJ Special Guest Mon [Dave Alden]. Next Saturday I am teaming up with Andrea WK for Saturday Night Malaria | A Dance Party of Epidemic Proportions at the Lamp Post. We are going to deck the place out so if you really want a place to dance on Sat April 26th Jersey City this is it.

Creative Grove returns to the Grove Plaza on Friday with Re-Incarnate from 3 pm to 9 pm. On the Night side Killing Horse Records celebrates their Fourth year at the New Court Tavern. I'm not sure if it's a new location or they just no longer have the real mean door guy, which apparently think was the "charm' of the place. Ask me if I want someone to be rude to me so I can pay money to see a show. I am at least hoping that he was a really nice guy outside of the Court Tavern Anyway. Cicada Radio, Wreaths, Overlake, and tv sound all play. 
The Dive Bombers play at Spike Hill this FRidays as well. 


If you are up early Saturday Catch DJ Pastiche at MOD Cup Coffee. It's nothing like Starbucks and they make what's called a concentrato, which will make you twitch by the third cup. They serve pastries from Cocoa Bakery and a great food by Dark Side of the Moo is parked outside [ Pastiche Pulls a DJ double at Porto-Lounge later thank night] After you've zooted on some coffee head over to the 1st Open Call for the Tedx JC Conference and Make your pitch. for this years theme "A Brave New World". Rising Tide Capital, 334 MLK Dr. in the Bergen/Lafayette neighborhood of Jersey City.Actually I think all of the audition slots may be taken. 

That's it for now: I have to go manually promote events. Plus according to research you gave up reading after the 2nd or 3rd paragraph. 

Here's what else is coming up next weekends 

Sat April 26th Project Earth at City Hall 
Sat April 26th Motor Funker at Lucky's 
Sun April 27th  Mother Earth Festival at the Historic JC & Harsimus Cemetery 
Fri May 2rd SILVERMAN's Cinco De Mayo Parade and Street Festival 
Sat May 3rd 5th Annual Chili Cook-Off Fiestas 
Sat May 3rd Lucky 7's Beach Party Weekend 
Wed May 7th HDSID Groove on Grove Kick-off 6 to 9 pm 
Sat May 17th Pushing Up the Daisies at Historic JC and Harsimus Cemetery 
Sat May 17th Pushing 











Saturday, April 5, 2014

I Predict a Riot Or The Final Frontier

Vinyl enthusiast are amassing at Grove Street Path Plaza for today's record riot. WAX on Mr. Miyagi and head over before this once revered for of music goes the way or 8 tracks :)
At 6pm today, the opening reception for Dylan Egon's : America Holy Relics takes place at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery [NYC]. Also showing is Dan Witz's New York Hardcore, if you want to continue your quest for melee, but for a good cause. 
New Jersey Golden Gloves continues tonight at 7 pm Middle School #4. 

Tonight's the closing night for the Jersey City Comedy Festival. at start at 4pm with a crew cut of Comedy at Balance Hair Salon on Erie. Then at 6pm a Tosh.0 esque video clips and discussions, before tonight's closing ceremonies, which will involved over 2000 rubber chickens at Rogue's Gallery at 8pm. 

On the night side. I'm over at Lucky's for the Final Frontier with DJ's Capt. Kirk & Tactical Officer Matt U-Chekov [USS Front Bottoms]. Overlake, Dead Star [bkln] and Adam and the Plants Play the Lamp Post. 


Sunday looks like a fine day to kick off the Volleyball Season. I used to say that we are laid back people that just enjoy hanging out and playing games. But since we've been doing this for 13 years skills eventually got better. However, we are still nice people. 

Coming Up 

April 26th Saturday Night Malaria [it's worse than a Fever] at the Lamp Post
May 17th Pushing Up the Daisies at the Historic JC and Harsimus Cemetery 

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Sorry about being Kurt with you or Lucky 7's 90's Party Tonight [plus]

Perfect Seattle weather for tonight's 90's party at Lucky 7's. Red Hot Chili Peppers [Sandra Small & the Small World Band] start things at 8pm-ish. Pet Virus [Ghost of Uncle Joe's 2012-Nirvana Band] follows. Trust your flannel my friends. After the bands, it's a Saved by the Bell Dance Party with DJ's Screech [Pat Byrne - WFMU] and Super Popular Zack [Stay Golden Pony Boy - Marco Vidal] and your truly.

Jersey City has been hosting the New Jersey Golden Gloves amateur boxing tournament. Tonight's bout start at 7pm at Middle School #7. The African Queen plays at Loew's Theater at 7 pm. The Dopeness has a Black and White art Party that begins at 7:30 pm. Over at 660 Grand, their a Half Pipe with your name all over it. 8 pm to midnight. I lost the flyer, so that's the best I got. Balance Between, Sundown Conspiracy, Pour The Pirate Sherry, Coffee Brains play the Lamp Post tonight, it's free as usual.

Tomorrow, Robert Piersanti is on the walls for the re-opening of Paul Vincent Studios in Hoboken at 2pm. [That's when my mom's Birthday Dinner]. There's a TEDx screen at Grassroots Community Space at 3pm. You can fold your laundry til 10 pm, when Larry on the Brink - Brinkman [Wax Darts] spins a Power Pop Industry night at Luckys.

Finally. on Monday the weeklong [actual number of jokes yet to be computed] Jersey City Comedy Festival Kicks off at 8pm at the Rogue Gallery in JC's Newest Riverview Arts District. tickets can be purchased here.  http://www.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=311348

Thursday, March 6, 2014

"Live From Jersey City, It's jcFRIDAY NIGHT LIVE !"

It took me most of my childhood to stay up late enough to finally watch Saturday Night Live's Mr. Bill. Incidentally, I also missed Mick Jagger and Keith Richards making out in 1978. Luckily that didn't stop my desire to throw live shows and thankfully things are just getting underway for the 2014 seasons. With  a city-wide day of Arts, this JC Fridays offers a host of different mediums and medias of enjoyment. I'm teaming up with the O.G.'s of JCF's Art House Productions and hosting four great musical acts at AHP"s Penthouse Crib [1 McWilliams Pl] for jcFRIDAY NIGHT LIVE .

Sean Kiely [fmr Square Wave Punch] starts things off at 7:30 pm. Playing in his trio, David Heilman, a first class JC drummer and Norwegian Idol Judge joins Sean and then stays on to play with Jeff Taylor. Former JC Native's Food Will Win the War, puts a false ending to the night before an interactive performance piece by Ceallaigh Pender and Kit Vogelsang end us "Lost in the Land of Sigmund Freud's Looking Glass".  JC Studios who is celebrating their 2nd year downtown, has a full showcase of music and art starting at 6 pm. and you can catch the an after party show across town at at with Papermaker Douglas Dynamo at MOJO Lounge.

This is only a small slathering of the events of JCFridays' and sadly me attempting to tell you everything going would only repeat what is here at www.JCFRIDAYS.com and my schedule doesn't not allow such comfort. Just a big not too, Hamilton Health and Fitness is giving away tow full year memberships, to the person who consumes and relays the most JC Friday Trivia Knowledge. Apparently writing a blog about JC Fridays doesn't count

A premature start of the weekend begins with The Art House; downtown's longest running spoken word, musical, comedic, dramatic performances. Although commanding a delightful dictation, BROKEN ENGLISH, who most likely performed better on his SAT's than I did hosts this installment I'll be spinning out the jams for Ladies of their Night at Lucky's.

On Saturday, I'll be Hosting a DJing PI-e Day a LCCS Fundraiser at Liberty Science Center, that celebrates all this PI and Pie. Eat happy Einstein's! All you need to know about this never ending number and those crustaceans is here. I'm off on Saturday Night DJ's Stay Golden Pony Boy and J-Tower have This Saturday. as I will be prepping for a trip to Austin for South by Southwest, looking forward seeing a bunch of JC based bands , such as The Everymen, Stuyvesant, Overlake, The Black Hollies, and our newest neighbors, The Front Bottoms. If you know any couches in the Austin area hood me up, I make a great omelette.

I'm pretty much taking off next week from updating Jersey City on Jersey City. WFMU's Meghan McKee, will be in for a Girl on Girls Night next Thursday and Motor Funker spins next ST. Patty's Day Saturday Night, Keeping all things Irish DJ William McCamie spins on Sunday Night. 

Here's a quick run down on the low down of things around town 

Thursday


J.C. Open Slam Featuring Poet On Watch! 7:30 @ The Dopeness
Wreaths-The Black Hollies-Brother JT-Overlake 7:30 @ Bowery Electric
Ladies Night with Dancing Tony @ Lucky 7's 10 pm 
Wax Darts / Everymen 10:30 @ Piano's 
Awkward Girls - Battery Electric - Pato Zorba 10:00 @ The Lamp Post 


JCFriday full listing of all JCfriday Events here www.jcfridays.com 
Broad Views | Landscape Photos @ Gallery 58 6 pm 

Saturday 

JC PI-e Day at Liberty Science Center 
DJ's Stay Golden Pony Boy and J-Tower @ Lucky7's 

Sunday 



Tuesday

Woman's History Month Exhibit Opening Reception at City Hall. FREE 6 to 9 pm 

disclaimer: i'm at the point where my mom and I used to be up all night typing my High School papers. she typed which made things much easier. 















Friday, February 28, 2014

Gamble on Your Weekend Plans or The Mayor Goes All in on the Best Mid-Sized City

In addition to trimming costs, Mayor Steven Fulop unveiled a shorter haircut at last night's State of the City address at St. Peter's College. Explaining a vision to rebrand Jersey City as America's Best Mid-Sized City, the Mayor expanded on his administration's plans and actions since his inauguration over 6 months ago to forge a better working relationship with small businesses, provide opportunities for employment and educational opportunities, cultivate the arts community, provide a residents with a safer community as well as other goals.  I'll let the video below tell the rest. The full transcript of his speech is here.



With six million dollars being dedicated towards, revitalizing and building new parks, such as the new Barry Park off Garfield Avenue.  The members are the Historic Paulus Hook Association look to inject some other their own money into their park with a Casino Night Fundraiser at Club Base [formerly H"] on Saturday Night. I'll teaching a spin class on the turntables all night, you can dance, snack and drink for $25, or hit the tables for $50 with a chance to win some great prizes. After you cash in your chips, the winners and losers can all be [at] Lucky 7's with scottFREE and me.

 Here how you can place your best for the rest of the weekend : 

Tonight [Friday] :
Comedy Night at The Brightside $10 8 pm 
The Coy Kids at the Crossroads [Garwood] 8 pm $ ? 
PMJAMNITES @ Dorian's 9pm with Live Music from 9 pm to midnight DJ After Party with DJiMEGA
ROCKABILLY Night @ Grand Victory w/ Sean Coleman and the Quasars



Saturday:
Naked Loft Series 6 to 10 pm info www.150baystreet.com
Papermaker, Coy Kids, the Gulps @ Fat Baby NYC
The Brats,The Nuclears, Wyldlife @ Grand Victory
Surf Rock Shin-Dig @ Ottos' Shrunken Head w/ Bongo Surf
Universal Rebel & Dub Caps @  the Lamp Post

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NEXT WEEK

jcFriday Night Live at Art House Productions

JCFriday March 7th 7:30 pm to 11 pm
Sean Kiley (7:45) | Jeff Taylor  (8:30),
Food Will Win the War (9:30).

Plus Interactive performance piece "Lost in the land of Sigmund Freud's Looking Glass" (10:30) by Ceallaigh Pender & Kit Vogelsang

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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Funny You Should Ask & Sunday Funday @ the Wellmont [MTC]

Spurs of birthday parties seem to populating this weekend. Those May flowers your parents planted are all coming to blossom, lot's of candles and fire. Here's helping you all see the light:

Tonight/Today/As I write this: 

Celebrating Black History Month - Tribute to Civil War Color Troups @ The Historic JC and Harsimus Cemetery now til 5pm | Off the wall closing Party at 313 Gallery 6pm | Rebeca Vallejo The Flame  "Flamenco Infused Jazz"  @ Cornelia Street Cafe NYC  6pm | Kevin Cyr & Gary Taxali at the Jonathan Levine Gallery 6pm




Those Mockingbirds (http://thosemockingbirds.com/I Am The Heat (https://www.facebook.com/iamtheheat)
Reese Van Riper (https://www.facebook.com/reesevanriper) Modern Chemistry http://modernchemistry.bandcamp.com/) /Boxed Wine (https://www.facebook.com/boxedwinemusic) at Spike Hill BKLYN 7 pm | Darren Deidie Rings in Ragnarok @ Otto's Shrunken Head 7pm | The Laugh Tour at Art House Productions 8pm


Food Will Win the War with Orca Age and Sirens @ Pet Rescue [bkln] 8:30 pm | O'Dea  Conte & Trotta @ The Lamp Post 9pm | Thomas Wesley Stern & Bern and the Brights @ Tierney's 9 pm | Rainbow Fresh @ World of Beer [NB] 9pm | Dive Bomber's at Rockwood Music Hall 11pm.

Sunday

Over the Art Hump & Good bye at 58 Coles Street 1 pm |

APB - The Defending Champs - Renos Man - The Porchistas @ The Wellmont Theater 3 pm www.wellmonttheater.com

DJ "Me Love you Long Time" Marc Caterina [formerly the Cat Juggler] at Lucky7's Industry Night 10 pm


Monday

Shayfer James @ Rockwood Music Hall FREE 10pm

Wednesday

Solo Musicians with Projected Images 9 pm

Desir Decir & The MOney Shot at The Keyhole 10 pm



try to have fun Jersey City - It's not that hard.




Wednesday, February 12, 2014

a Blizzard of Love is heading your way

Thank you to all the Patients and Impatients that sought help at the Lamp Post last Saturday. Many affected local residents and I think even some transplants were helped. This weekend we'll before some Heart Surgery at Lucky seven with the Bleu Valentine's weekend. Tomorrow, regardless of how many inches we get, The Pay To Play Fundraiser for the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women to Fight Heart Disease in Women is on; Here's how it works 

For $3 - you can dedicate songs towards you Heart Aches to Heart Makes. Lovers and the scorned beware, for $5 anyone can pull an instant crush and have your song stopped, be smart and purchase an unbreakable heart request for $7. Prizes and raffles from the the Rock-it Docket and Lucky 7's. can make the date ? donate https://www.goredforwomen.org/


Then on Saturday [02.15] 8pm get ready for some Stay Under the Covers, Lovers with Live Music by  Little Vera [the 1 and 9's] and the Lonely Hearts [member of the Micks] with Special Sexual Guests The Jeremy Wallace Trio and Hank E. Panky then a Silly Love Songs Dance Party with Dancing Tony & seXXXY LeXXy 10pm 

Also on Thursday Jes Marie Pizza Forever Art Opening at Two Boots Pizza from 7 pm to 11pm. At the Lamp Post Adam and the Plants with Polina and the Pyramids and Sandra Small and the Small World Band.

On Friday enjoy dinner and the mysteriously high costs of Roses and Chocolates with your Heart Throbbers and Stoppers. Singles and Mingles can should also head to Dorian for a PJMAMNITES party at Dorian's Live Music and and after prance party with DJ Pastiche at Midnight.

Saturday: Bleu Valentine's Party at Luckys 8 pm [see above]

Sunday : Coy Kids Video Shoot at the Golden Cicada at 1pm. I'm bringing a moped you should not be a mope and go :)