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Led Zeppelin Engagement 2.0 – Saturday, October 28th

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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 
Maxwell’s Tavern
1039 Washington Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
8pm
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A nice writeup about the event in hMag is here:
http://hmag.com/houses-holy-led-zeppelin-engagement-comes-…/ 
Tickets are $8 here, but $15 at the door.

Led Zeppelin Engagement on Sunday, August 20

On none other than Robert Plant’s 69th Birthday, I will be part of a group of over 30 local musicians celebrating the music of Led Zeppelin. Organized by Jaime De Jesus of ALEO Music, this event will be a great cap to your summer weekend. As the sun sets, watch us play in front of the New York City skyline in Hoboken’s Frank Sinatra Park. 6pm. Free for all ages. I’ll be playing drums on Four Sticks and Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?

Can’t wait! Hope you can join us.

Sunday, August 20th
The Led Zeppelin Engagement
Frank Sinatra Park (on the Waterfront)
Hoboken, NJ 07030
6pm
FREE!

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David Bowie Engagement on Thursday, August 4th

I’m honored to be playing with 35 musicians gathering on the waterfront in front of the Manhattan skyline to pay tribute to the late, great David Bowie. this is going to be an event to remember. Don’t miss it!

Check out some recent press features from hMag and Hudson Reporter.

Thursday, August 4th
The David Bowie Engagement
Frank Sinatra Park
Hoboken, NJ
7pm
FREE

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Finnegan’s with the Toll Collectors – Friday 2/26

Join me on Friday, February 26th for the first show of the new year with Christina Alessi and the Toll Collectors.

This is a free show. We will play three sets of originals and covers!

Friday, February 26th 
Christina Alessi and the Toll Collectors
Finnegan’s Pub
734 Willow Avenue
Hoboken, NJ 07030
10PM

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Recap – double-breasted at Wharton Concert Series 07/19/15

Wharton Spring Concert Series. Hugh Force Canal Park. Wharton, NJ. July 19, 2015.

This was technically the “Spring” concert series. But after the first date was cancelled due to rain, the reschedule date wound up on the hottest day of the year so far! I sweated through my shirt entirely, but nonetheless had a blast playing outdoors in a beautiful setting for a super attentive crowd.

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We are playing a wedding this weekend and then our next show is on Wednesday, August 19th in Cape May, NJ at the historic Chalfonte Hotel.

 

 

Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors – Saturday 07/11/15

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The Toll Collectors are back at it again! This time we’ve got your entire Saturday night covered. We’re playing three sets! Join us for a collection of covers and originals… It’s basically every song we know how to play. This is going to be a really fun show. Be sure not to miss it.

Saturday, July 11th 
Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors 
Finnegan’s
734 Willow Ave.
Hoboken, NJ
9:30pm
Free

Recap of double-breasted at the Art Factory 06.04.15

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of playing with Kristy and Ardith for a private event at the Art Factory in Paterson, NJ.

Here is Kristy, soundchecking her mic.

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We had a blast.

Keep us in mind for any of your private event needs! Contact double-breasted over at http://doublebreastedmusic.com.

Tuesday 4/28 with Shayfer James

 

Update: Unfortunately, this show had to be cancelled due to Shayfer losing his voice from an upper respiratory infection. I will let you know if there’s a reschedule date.

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Shayfer James and I are playing The Way Station in Brooklyn.

The venue is Dr. Who themed and the show is free. What more do you need to know?

Tuesday, April 28th 
with Shayfer James 
The Way Station
683 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn NY
10:30pm
FREE

Last Week Recap

And what a week it was!

Four gigs. Each unique in their own way.

Bowery Electric

First, a solo acoustic show at Bowery Electric. Sunday, March 15th. This place had a great vibe and an even better sound system and sound guy.

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Performing at Bowery Electric. 3/15/15

 

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Setlist. Bowery Electric. 3/15/15

Pete’s Candy Store

Second, a duo performance with singer/songwriter Shayfer James at the picturesque Pete’s Candy Store in Brooklyn, NY.

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Pete’s Candy Store with Shayfer James. 3/18/15.

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My view from behind the kit. Pete’s Candy Store. 3/18/15.

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Setlist. Pete’s Candy Store. 3/18/15.

Northern Soul

Third, I played with Christina Alessi and the Toll Collectors at Northern Soul in Hoboken, NJ. It’s always a blast to play with these guys. This was such a great show!

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Christina and the Toll Collectors. Northern Soul. 3/19/15.

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Jonathan Andrew and I rocking out. Northern Soul. 3/19/15.

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Christina and the Toll Collectors. Setlist. 3/19/15.

Espresso Joe’s Guitar Pull

I finished up the week with a unique show on Saturday, March 21st – A Guitar Pull sponsored by blowupradio.com. I had a fantastic time getting to meet and share the stage with David Bronson and Mike Regrets.

We took turns playing songs, talking about writing, recording, and everything in between. I always enjoy playing at Espresso Joe’s. Not only because they hosted my photography for a month back in November, but because the audience is top notch. They sit, listen, and pay attention to the show for the entire duration. It’s such a joy to see places like this still exist and I’m always so happy to play there.

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Performing at Espresso Joe’s. 3/21/15.