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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 

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 ----

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.