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With all members hailing from Scotch Plains NJ, it's no wonder that The Broadcasters play to capacity crowds every time they appear at the Stagehouse Tavern in downtown Scotch Plains. Everyone in the band sings and is multi-talented. Their "classic to current" songlist offers a unique blend of edgy classic rock and 80's hits, combined with a cool selection of modern stuff. They are a fixture at the St. Bart's Labor Day Festival every year performing for thousands, where they are usually joined onstage by fellow Scotch Plains native Pat DiNizio of the world famous Smithereens. Don't miss them!
Purple Pig Sound
Purple Pig Sound is the current chapter of Mixing & Mastering Engineer/Producer Richard Kirk's career. Rich's 20+ years of experience has lead him to focus on mastering and production. Purple Pig Studio also offers HD video editing & DVD authoring to provide audio and video solutions for any situation.
Kenny Aaronson is recognized as a "world class" rock & roll bassist and has had an extensive touring and recording career with a wide variety of artists including Bob Dylan, Billy Idol, Joan Jett, Billy Squier, Foghat, Brian Setzer, Mick Taylor, Sammy Hagar, Dave Edmonds, Hall & Oates, Edgar Winter, Leslie West Band, New York Dolls, Rick Derringer, and countless others. In 1973, His band "Stories" reached #1 on the Billboard, Cashbox, & Record World charts with the hit "Brother Louie". Kenny is currently supporting singer songwriter John Eddie. A fellow Bandzoogler, check out his site.
Since his days recording & touring with his band Mars Needs Women (Warner Bros/Discovery), Shawn Mars has worked with members of Skid Row in Ozone Monday (managed by Doc McGhee), has appeared on MTV, toured and performed on the same bill as Kiss, Cheap Trick, Motley Crue, Scorpians, Goo Goo Dolls, Everclear, Soul Asylum, and many others. He has been featured in Rolling Stone, Vogue, RIP, and Metal Edge magazines. Most recently, Shawn has been a member of tri-state area cover bands Big Bang Baby, Pump City, It Ain't Pretty, & Venus Envy, bringing his vocals and guitar work to tons of great songs from the past & putting his stamp on them. Shawn is the owner of Street Lethal Records & Raygun Unlimited.
"Jersey's own guitar army", Southern Steel is a southern rock tribute band who's specialty is recreating the sound and excitement of the concert experience as performed by the original artists. They bring a high energy show performing spot on renditions of the music of The Allman Brother's Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Marshall Tucker Band, 38. Special, The Outlaws, Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot and many others.