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Thursday, September 07, 2006

So, Who Wants To See Jason Forrest And About In Central NJ, hm?

I've stumbled into a potentially happy situation in my duties as Altrok Radio's programmer, and that's this: occasionally, bands I really really like (and, as you might suspect, support) contact me to see whether they can book a show in the area.

And so it's happened with Jason Forrest, who's touring with a new band lineup, as well as with labelmates About (which, in addition to Rutger, its driving force, also features Marg from Gram and Seedling.)

Turns out they'll all be around toward the end of October, and so I got to wondering - are there any other New Jersey-area iconoclasts who'd be willing to brave the trip to Asbury Park (the most likely venue for such a show) and ensure that the trip is worth their while? Use the Feedback link to let me know...

The last time I had this sort of opportunity was in 2003 and 2004, when Seedling and Persil, respectively, came 'round, and John Peel actually plugged both shows on his broadcast (here's one clip.) Honestly, it's one of the things I'm most proud of...


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