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A Mayo Blues Blow Up and Grand Slam

A MOMENT TO REMEMBER

BLUES TRAVELER PROJECT GRAND SLAM
MAYO PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Saturday, July 15, 2017 8:00PM

W O W!! Grammy award-winning blues-rock group Blues Travelercertainly continues to chart new musical directions. Led by singer John Popper, Blues Traveler performed a mix of old and new melodies, drawing upon their 30 years as one of music's most popular live bands,the Mayo Performing Arts Center, Saturday, July 15, 2017, like I never experienced in all my life with a blended audience.


Followed by the impressible warm up sensation Project Grand Slam, known as Robert Miller's Project Grand Slam, a New York-based Jazz Rock Fusion band with a twist of Classic Rock and Latin, which has earned over one million video views while defying genres, languages and geographic boundaries. Gashouse Radio says: "Robert Miller's Project Grand Slam deserves mentioning as among the best musical acts produced by American culture in the last quarter century!"


It sure…

The Ultimate Comedy Show in New Jersey

NY KINGS OF COMEDY TAKE OVER MAPLEWOOD
FULL HOUSE
O H M Y G O D!! W H A T A N EVENING! I've never laughed out loud as hard as I did Sunday, July 9, 2017 at The Woodland, Maplewood, New Jersey!

But, before I go there, allow me to began here. From the very moment I crossed the threshold, I knew I would have a good time. The overall space was decoratively on point with tables and chairs clothed and draped in black and white chair covers and table cloths, some trimmed in gold as each such table, such as where I was sitting Table 6, front and centered, were adorned with a sparkling glitter golden / white candle, while DJ Nix In The Mix entertained the incoming audience. The southern cuisine included: fish & shrimp, fish, wings, burgers, salad, green beans, potato salad and of course macaroni & cheese provided by Chef Rob Southern Supper Table. Hmm... I'm hungry! Vendors were also on hand and yes, of course alcohol was sold on the premises and the VIP patronages received roya…

31st State Fair Meadowlands

EIGHTEEN DAYS OF SUMMER FUN!

STATE FAIR MEADOWLANDS   31ST ANNUAL EVENT


MET LIFE STADIUM  EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY JUNE 22 ~ JULY 9, 2017

Oh my goodness, food, shows, rides, valuable food coupons, kiddie-land, free daily shows and events, the raw God-given talent: "And to one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, to each according to his own ability; and immediately he went on a journey", who can ask for anything more!

Well... certainly not us! The State Fair Meadowlands is an event within  events that I love to enjoy! Wherefore, Sunday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 4, 2017, I was granted the amazing opportunity to review and Blog about this incredible annual event now in its 31st season. 
In passing the seemly inconvenient, but necessary tight security, I knew in an instant that I would upgrade my media tickets to Unlimited Ride Hand Stamp on Sunday, July 2 and Fast Pass on Tuesday, July 4 to experience all the state fair had to offer.

Fun and more fun, thril…

Sambulance's Annual Dig, Dine, Drive

On Friday, June 9, 2017 from 6:00 to 10:00 PMDiggerland USA partnered with the SAMBULANCE Program, a 501 c(3) non-profit tasked with fostering special needs safety education. Both entities co-hosted Dig, Dine and Drive, an annual fun filled evening that took place for every one to experience!


Tickets for the all-inclusive event, were priced at a reasonable $30 each, where live entertainment, a BBQ buffet, auction, specialized stunt show, as well as access to all the park's various attractions; the modified programming with reduced sensory input from lights and noise and free ear plugs available upon request were all included and drew a generous crowd of so many happy people.

Proceeds are noted to go to and support the continued education and safety of special needs individuals through the non-profit, which offers free hands-on training to the special needs community that is such a well-worthy cause.

"Being able to provide lifesaving presentations are so rewarding," s…

Keith Sweat at State Theatre New Jersey

KEITH SWEAT IN CONCERT, FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017


 HOT  ⧫  SEXY  ⧫  STILL IN THE GAME  ⧫  KEITH SWEAT

"My Strategy is to give people just enough of me, then pull back, so they'll want to see me when I come back" ~from 1996 Billboard magazine interview with Keith Sweat.

Whew! No doubt, on Friday, June 162017, KEITH SWEAT certainly performed at the State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ,showing up in rare spicy form, ready to give this grown folk audience just enough in only they way he can.

Whoa, "if you don't want to get pregnant, you came to the wrong show", teased Keith Sweat as he thanked all for being there. And I'm not alone in my view point. "The People's Voice" spoke loud and clear beyond theirs:
Ticket goer, Wendy, with a huge smile on her face, who is a huge Keith Sweat fan had not seen him in quite some time was extremely ecstatic and very satisfied that "Sweat made her night" when he sang "Make It Last Forever&q…

Earthquake's Father's Day Comedy Show

Earthquake & Friends Father’s Day Celebration 2017


MY GOD! MY GOD! What an extreme laugh-out-loud Father's Day with Earthquake, DeRay Davis, Donnell Rawlings, Luenell, Lil Duval and Chico Bean that opened with loud and raunchy language, Sunday, June 18, 2017, NJPAC, Newark, NJ.

Earthquake and Friendsreturned and graced the NJPACfor the third year in a row and no doubt, came prepared to shock and quake the very foundation of Fathers! The show opened with Comedian Rayshawn and from there the comedic torch was lit with AARP and WIC cards and immigration stories. But of them all, "pop...make sure the wig is on tight" jokes were hilarious.
More than that, kicking-off the show, since his breakout performance in the one-man stand-up special About Got Damn Time, Nathaniel Stroman adorned in all white, best known as "Earthquake" featured on the big screen in Getting Played with Vivica A. Fox, in the animated Barnyard and in the video game of the same title, and conti…