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Ryan Adams soars, Father John Misty rants at huge Camden festival
Ryan Adams and Kurt Vile headline day one of WXPN radio's annual three-day music festival in Camden.
Keith Urban’s charming set was full of surprises in Holmdel
Keith Urban rocked PNC Bank Arts Center as part of his Ripcord world tour.
How hiking across America shaped this N.J. singer’s ‘vagabond’ folk
Joseph Alton Miller's folk music is influenced by his travels across the U.S.
Demi Lovato sings circles around Nick Jonas at Newark concert
Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas were eager to prove they aren't kids anymore.
5 Seconds of Summer tries to shed teenybopper image in Holmdel
5 Seconds of Summer is definitively not a punk rock group, but the band found an edge in Holmdel on Sunday during its Sounds Live Feels Live world tour.
Dolly Parton’s 1st tour in 25 years brings endearing showcase to N.J.
Dolly Parton's "Pure and Simple" tour is her first in 25 years.
N.J. pop-punkers Halogens rage with honesty in Montclair
Halogens played an intimate and intense set at the Meat Locker in Montclair, illuminated only by the crowd's cell phone flashlights.
Twenty One Pilots unleashes visual spectacular at Camden festival
Philly's Radio 104.5 brought Twenty One Pilots to headline its ninth birthday bash.
Modern Baseball’s ‘Holy Ghost’ is hauntingly beautiful
Modern Baseball rocked the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, N.J., for its "Holy Ghost" album release show on Friday, May 13.