We’re honored to be playing on Friday to celebrate one of our favorite venues in Hoboken. It’s Finnegan’s Pub 5th Anniversary! We’re playing a short set, but be sure to stay for all of the great performances that will be happening all night long.
Friday, September 7th Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors
734 Willow Ave
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Part of Finnegan’s 5th Anniversary Event Featuring 11 Bands! 9:15pm Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors
Join me on Friday for a solo acoustic performance at Espresso Joe’s in Keyport, NJ. I love playing this spot because it’s a cozy setting where you can actually sit and listen to live music. Imagine that! : ) I’m happy to be joining the Wag and Don Lee for this one!
Friday, August 17th Solo Acoustic Espresso Joe’s
50 West Front Street
Keyport, NJ 07735
7pm The Wag
8pm Josh Bicknell
9pm Don Lee
Join us on Tuesday, August 7th for a special outdoor show with Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors. This is a new park in Hoboken and it’s only blocks away from our rehearsal space! The event is free and family-friendly.
The Fave will be performing an acoustic set at 6:30pm and we’ll take the stage after them, around 7:30pm. We’re happy to have the full six-member lineup in action for this gig!
Hope to see you there!
Tuesday, August 7th Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors Southwest Park
58 Jackson Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
6:30pm The FAVE
7:30pm The Toll Collectors
Thursday night, come check out a new venue in Jersey City – FM. I’ll be playing drums with Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors for three sets from 9-midnight. Join us for a nice mix of covers, originals, and cocktails.
Thursday, March 15th Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors
FM Restaurant, Bar, and Lounge
340 Third Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
I had such a great time on Saturday, February 24th playing for a great crowd at The Hutton in Jersey City Heights. Ty Tuschen joined me on guitar for an epic two and a half hour set with no break! We simply didn’t want to stop playing.
Here was the setlist.
And here are some other pics from the night, courtesy of Lola, James, and Maria!
What a fantastic night!
Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 21st when I’ll be playing at the Hutton again!
I’m super excited to be part of the Led Zeppelin Engagement 2.0. Playing version 1.0 on the waterfront was amazing (you can watch me playing drums on “Hey, Hey, What Can I Do? on YouTube), but I suspect bringing this event indoors to Maxwell’s will make it rock even harder. The event features over 30 local musicians coming together to play the music of Led Zeppelin. Don’t miss it!
Saturday, October 28th Led Zeppelin Engagement 2.0
1039 Washington Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
8pm RSVP on Facebook >>
I’m thrilled to be part of this year’s benefit for the Spondylitis Association of America, Banding Together 2017. Lazlo from blowupradio.com organizes this successful effort each year. His wife suffers from Spondylitis, so this is a very personal cause for him.
Spondylitis is a genetic rheumatoid arthritic condition that causes inflammation and fusion in the vertebrae of the spine. To date BlowUpRadio.com has raised thousands of dollars for the cause, and raised awareness of the genetic disease which the Centers For Disease Control says affects more than 2.7 million adults in the US.
Want to help out?
There are two ways to contribute:
Attend a Live Performance
Purchase the Digital Compilation
Attend a Live Performance on Saturday Afternoon
I’m playing a solo acoustic set at Espresso Joe’s in Keyport, NJ on Saturday, October 14th at 2:30pm. Come at 2pm to see fellow Toll Collector Jonathan Andrew perform before me!
There are also shows featuring other great NY/NJ artists on Friday at 8pm at the Brighton Bar in Long Branch, NJ and the Clash Bar in Clifton, NJ on Saturday October 21st at 8pm.
Purchase the Digital Compilation Now
There’s an exciting compilation full of 36 exclusive tracks from local New Jersey/New York-based musicians. I’ve donated a live recording of one of my new songs “Don’t You Ever Want to Be In Love.” This is the only place you will be able to listen to this track!
Suggested donation is $10, but you can always donate more! It all goes to the Spondylitis Association.
I had such a great time playing at Sticks and Stones in Hawthorne, NJ for the Hope with Heart Benefit on Saturday, September 9th. The event raised over $2,200 for the kids.
The night was filled with art and music. I even sold two photographs. All proceeds went directly to the foundation. If you didn’t get a chance to make it to the event, it’s not too late. You can still make a contribution at www.hopewithheart.org.