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Hoboken Arts & Music Festival 2017

Fall 2017

Celebrating our 24th Year

Proudly presented by

Mayor Dawn Zimmer,

the City of Hoboken 

 

Sun. Sept. 24, 2017

NEW LOCATION

Washington St.

bet. 8th & 14th St.

 

featuring performances by:

Sensational Country Blues Wonders

The Skullers

Campfire Flies

Zydeco Revelators

Queens of Soul

Frankie Morales & the Mambo
of the Time Orquesta

Garden St. School of the Performing Arts

Preschool of Rock

Songs for Seeds

Studio L

and much more

 

Performance schedule 

8th Street Stage
Noon.        Sensational Country Blues Wonders
1:00pm     Campfire Flies
2:00pm    Zydeco Revelators
3:00pm    The Skullers
4:30pm    Queens of Soul(ALEO Productions)

13th Street Stage
12:00pm     Songs for Seeds
12:50pm     Preschool of Rock
1:45pm       Garden St. School
2:25pm       Studio L – dance
2:45pm       Andrea de la Vogue
3:30pm      Gene D. Plumber
5:00pm      Frankie Morales & the Mambo of the Times Orchestra

 

Admission is Free

Thanks to our sponsors for their continued support
Naked Juice, The Hudson Reporter, NY Waterway Ferry,
Suez Water and This Is It Stage Productions. 

Additional support provided by:
The Hoboken Elk’s Club, Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts,

 

Special features include:

  • Fine artists: Oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, sculpture, mixed media, photography, etc.
  • Children’s activities: face painting, sand art, balloons, and more:
  • Crafters display / sell handmade: pottery, metalwork, wood items, furniture, blown & fused glass, quilts, household items made from recycled materials, batik clothing, hand painted furniture, candles, jewelry, dried florals, soaps & lotions and other unique handcrafted items.
  • Food: Lots of great food throughout the fair. Hoboken restaurants will set up street cafes offering an eclectic variety of international foods such as: Thai, Indian, Greek, French, Mexican, Cajun and Italian

Transportation

Located just 2 blocks NJ Transit Trains & buses and
NY Waterway Ferries

Washington Street will be closed from 6am to 9pm
between 8th and 14th St.
During this time, NJ TRANSIT Bus No. 22 (North Bergen-Union City-Hoboken),
No. 89 (North Bergen-Hoboken) and No. 126 (Hoboken-New York)
will operate on a detour.

Customers traveling toward North Bergen and New York
will board and alight along Bloomfield Street at customer’s request.
Customers traveling toward Hoboken Terminal
will board and alight along Willow Avenue at marked bus stop locations.

For more information, contact Geri Fallo
201-420-2000 Ex. 5100 or gfallo@hobokennj.gov

Volunteers are needed for morning setup on day of the event.
Email Geri if interested: gfallo@hobokennj.gov

 

Frankie Morales & the Mambo of the Time Orquesta:

Frankie Morales

This talented vocalist sharpened and shaped his sound for most of his life, starting on the streets of “El Barrio” New York City’s Spanish Quarter. Some of Frankie’s “finest hours” was the recording of “Tito Puente Mambo Birdland” and “Masterpiece”, Puente’s final album and collaboration with “The Great” Eddie Palmieri, which both won Grammy Awards. Frankie still holds the position of Lead Vocalist with the Tito Puente Orchestra. When you wonder why you feel like dancing, you’ll know exactly what Frankie brings “to the people”: rhythm for the dancers, and through his voice, passion of a true Cantante.

Zydeco Revelators

Zydeco Revelators

Zydeco Revelators

Zydeco Revelators are Hoboken’s own spicy Louisiana-style Zydeco dance band – sure to make any crowd groove and smile! Cajun accordion, slammin’ R & B rhythms and pure adrenaline fun.

 

 

 

L-R Jon Fried, Ed Seifert, Deena Shoshkes, Matt Davis, John Baumgartner, Toni Baumgartner

Campfire Fliesa group pooling the talent of some of NJ’s most acclaimed original bands – “The Cucumbers,” “Speed the Plough” and “The Thousand Pities, ” features acoustic instruments (guitars, mandolin, banjo and accordion), layered harmony and great songs. 

 

 

 

The Skullers. Photo By JUSTIN HOLLAR

The Skullers

Channeling a powerful blend of blues-soaked modern rock with a rockabilly soul, The Skullers are releasing their debut EP, Meet The Skullers on September 22, 2017.  Frontman Jack Skuller’s songwriting and musicianship was recognized by the Songwriters Hall of Fame who awarded him the 2014 Holly Prize in tribute to the legacy of Buddy Holly. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Demolition String Band

Photo by David Plakke

Demolition String Band is a Hoboken based Americana band fronted by singer-songwriter Elena Skye and multi-instrumentalist Boo Reiners. They’ve released six albums and toured the USA and Europe. Their song “Go Coney Island, Roll On The Sand” (an Elena Skye/Woody Guthrie co-write) appears on the Grammy nominated album “My Name Is New York.”

 

Glenn Morrow’s Cry for Help

Photo by Mark Jaworski

Glenn Morrow’s Cry for Help: Hoboken New Jersey was once a hotbed of indie rock back in the 1980s when strains of new wave and college rock coalesced around a haze of jangly guitars emanating from the club Maxwells. Most of those musicians are long gone from the streets that Sinatra made famous but a few members of that by gone era just can’t let it go. Featuring former members of the Individuals and Human Switchboard.

 

 

Frankie Morales

Frankie Morales

& the Mambo of the Time Orquesta:

This talented vocalist sharpened and shaped his sound for most of his life, starting on the streets of “El Barrio” New York City’s Spanish Quarter. Some of Frankie’s “finest hours” was the recording of “Tito Puente Mambo Birdland” and “Masterpiece”, Puente’s final album and collaboration with “The Great” Eddie Palmieri, which both won Grammy Awards. Frankie still holds the position of Lead Vocalist with the Tito Puente Orchestra. When you wonder why you feel like dancing, you’ll know exactly what Frankie brings “to the people”: rhythm for the dancers, and through his voice, passion of a true Cantante.

 

Emily & The Ideals

Emily & the Ideals

Emily & the Ideals is a Hoboken original. Emily Turonis was born and raised in the square mile where she got her education in American music: Jazz, Blues and Soul. But Emily and the Ideals is also heavily influenced by the musical traditions of Brazil, Cuba and Spain and beyond. This group explores Fusion-Everything. They bring together many genres while holding down a constant sound, thanks to Paul Maurice Steinman directing the group on guitar. Their repertoire features a mix of original material, lesser known tunes from across the world, and some old favorites spanning the 20th Century.

 

Overlake

Overlake

Ever since their formation back in 2012, the Jersey City trio Overlake have been busy honing their own brand of dreamy, guitar-driven indie rock, often drawing comparisons to bands like My Bloody Valentine and Dinosaur Jr. along the way.
Their second album, Fall, was released on Hoboken’s own Bar/None Records on May 12, 2017. Come to think of it, wasn’t there another local trio associated with loud guitars and dreamy textures who put out a few records on Bar/None? Hold on, it’ll come to me…

 

Sylvana Joyce + The Moment

Sylvana Joyce + The Moment

Sylvana Joyce & The Moment is a drama-infused brand of rock, featuring Hoboken favorite, violinist Sean-David Cunningham. The band has received national praise from the likes of Huffington Post, live performances on the Amazon Video series, “The Jimmy Lloyd Songwriter Showcase”, and are set to release their upcoming record, Heavyhead, sometime this year.

 

Christina Alessi & The Toll Collectors

Christina Alessi & The Toll Collectors

Christina Alessi is a Hoboken-based singer-songwriter whose influences draw deeply from classic rock, folk, and old blues and soul. Over a dynamic blend of rootsy and contemporary sounds conjured by The Toll Collectors, Christina pairs music you feel in your bones with haunting lyrics sung from the heart.

Admission is Free

Thanks to our sponsors for their continued support
The Hudson Reporter and
Suez Water, Toyota and This Is It Stage Productions. 

Additional support provided by:
The Hoboken Elk’s Club, Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts,

 

Special features include:

  • Fine artists: Oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, sculpture, mixed media, photography, etc.
  • Children’s activities: face painting, sand art, balloons, and more:
  • Crafters display / sell handmade: pottery, metalwork, wood items, furniture, blown & fused glass, quilts, household items made from recycled materials, batik clothing, hand painted furniture, candles, jewelry, dried florals, soaps & lotions and other unique handcrafted items.
  • Food: Lots of great food throughout the fair. Hoboken restaurants will set up street cafes offering an eclectic variety of international foods such as: Thai, Indian, Greek, French, Mexican, Cajun and Italian

For more info call 201-420-2207 or gfallo@hobokennj.gov

 

Swingadelic
Swingadelic

Swingadelic

Swingadelic is the New York City Metropolitan Area’s greatest “little big band” that delivers the traditional big band and Great American Songbook music of Duke Ellington and Frank Sinatra’s Rat Pack era and comes up with the most listenable and danceable music. Their repertoire includes everything from Motown, the Rolling Stones, and oldies and dance hits from the 50’s to the 80’s.
The newest release, Toussaintville on ZOHO records, is a tribute to legendary New Orleans songwriter, piano player and producer Allen Toussaint whose hits reigned supreme in the 50’s thru 70’s pop and R&B charts.


The Amazing Incredibles 

The Amazing Incredibles

The Amazing Incredibles

The Amazing Incredibles are a fun-loving, energetic acoustic quartet featuring John Kurgan (guitar), Dave Post (stand-up bass), Adam Krass (violin) and Eddie Fogarty (vocals, guitar and spoons), presenting a zesty mixture of swing jazz, light country and power folk these folks know how to stir up some dust.A band with a rather pretentious name, The Amazing Incredibles are based in Hoboken, NJ but have brought their music to multitudes of fans far and wide. Their music runs the gamut from country swing to blues to New Orleans jazz to acoustic R&B, and they’re quite effective at blending those styles seamlessly.
What some have written: “After seeing them perform last night, I left with the feeling that they are perhaps the most appropriately-named band since The Fugs.”

 

Frankie Morales & the MamboFrankie Morales
of the Time Orchestra:
This talented vocalist sharpened and shaped his sound for most of his life, starting on the streets of “El Barrio” New York City’s Spanish Quarter. Some of Frankie’s “finest hours” was the recording of “Tito Puente Mambo Birdland” and “Masterpiece”, Puente’s final album and collaboration with “The Great” Eddie Palmieri, which both won Grammy Awards. Frankie still holds the position of Lead Vocalist with the Tito Puente Orchestra. When you wonder why you feel like dancing, you’ll know exactly what Frankie brings “to the people”: rhythm for the dancers, and through his voice, passion of a true Cantante.

 

Jeremy Beck & the Heavy Duty Horns

Jeremy Beck.14

What happens when Jeremy Beck teams up with The Heavy Duty Horns lead by Tenor Saxophonist, Justin Flynn? A funk/rock B3 Explosion! Come listen to original versions of music from the 60s & 70s!

 

Zydeco Revelators

Zydeco Revelators

Zydeco Revelators

Zydeco Revelators are Hoboken’s own spicy Louisiana-style Zydeco dance band – sure to make any crowd groove and smile! Cajun accordion, slammin’ R & B rhythms and pure adrenaline fun.

 

 

 

 

 

Preschool of Rock

Preschool of Rock

Preschool of Rock
Preschool of Rock has redefined children’s music by combining entertainment and education through exhilarating performance, offering classes, shows, preschool enrichments and birthday parties throughout New Jersey and New York. They provide the hippest music education for young children, inspiring creativity, confidence, and freedom of expression.

 

Jason Didner & the Jungle Gym Jam

Jason Didner & the Jungle Gym Jam is an award-winning “kindie” band that brings a true rock-n-roll spirit to songs that emphasize kindness, active play, imagination & love of learning. The band’s debut album “Everyone’s Invited!” was honored with the Parents’ Choice® Approved seal & named CD Baby Editor’s Pick as it entered the online music retailer’s top 10 kids/family album charts. Based out of Montclair, NJ, they have been compared to “Elvis Costello in a particularly good mood.” The band performs a lively & interactive concert with lots of call-and-response, & opportunities for young audience members to portray the characters in the songs using the puppets the group provides. Prior to forming the Jungle Gym Jam, Jason scored a YouTube and radio hit with “You Can’t Get There from Here in Jersey,” a comedy song that was featured on NPR’s Car Talk.

Emily & The Ideals

Emily & the Ideals

Emily & the Ideals is a Hoboken original. Emily Turonis was born and raised in the square mile where she got her education in American music: Jazz, Blues and Soul. But Emily and the Ideals is also heavily influenced by the musical traditions of Brazil, Cuba and Spain and beyond. This group explores Fusion-Everything. They bring together many genres while holding down a constant sound, thanks to Paul Maurice Steinman directing the group on guitar. Their repertoire features a mix of original material, lesser known tunes from across the world, and some old favorites spanning the 20th Century.

 

Mya Hansen

Mya Hansen

Mya Hansen
Mya Hansen is a seasoned performer with an intense passion for her craft that has allowed her the opportunity to share the stage locally, nationally and internationally with headline acts such as Dustin Lynch, Colt Ford, The Bacon Brothers, John Michael Montgomery, Confederate Railroad, Chris Cagle and Angaleena Presley.  With influences such as Stevie Nicks, Kacey Musgraves, Zac Brown, Taylor Swift and Johnny Cash, Mya takes bits and pieces of what she listens to and shapes her own style.

Past Junes’ CMA Fest brought Mya and her band to the Hard Rock Stage several times.  Beginning to play guitar and write songs at the age of 12, Mya was fortunate enough to learn songwriting from ASCAP Songwriter of the Year, Keith Follese in Nashville, who also produced her first album.  Now a freshman at the famed Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mya continues to hone her craft, with over 100 songs written.

 

 

 

Transportation

Located just 3 blocks from all public transportation:
PATH, NJ Transit Trains & buses, NY Waterway Ferries & the Hudson Bergen Lightrail

Washington Street will be closed from 6am to 9pm
between Observer Highway and 7th Street
During this time, NJ TRANSIT Bus No. 22 (North Bergen-Union City-Hoboken),
No. 89 (North Bergen-Hoboken) and No. 126 (Hoboken-New York)
will operate on a detour.

Customers traveling toward North Bergen and New York
will board and alight along Bloomfield Street at customer’s request.
Customers traveling toward Hoboken Terminal
will board and alight along Willow Avenue at marked bus stop locations.