Sublime w/ Rome & The Offspring @ PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel 9/12/2017

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Sublime w/ Rome & The Offspring - 09/12/2017 PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ Photos/Videos/Words - Jay Porks   School has begun, the leaves are changing and as we wind down to the first days of Autumn we take a step back to enjoy the remaining hours of the Summer. You know what spells Summertime? PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ. Sublime w/ Rome and The Offspring. The lawn is where the party is at tonight and thanks to that crazy Schlesinger v. Ticketmaster ... Read More

Third Eye Blind w/ Silversun Pickups 06/23/2017 @ PNC Bank Arts Center

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Third Eye Blind w/ Silversun Pickups - 06/23/2017 PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ Words/Photos/Videos - Jay Porks Third Eye Blind have kicked off a tour in celebration of 20 years since the release of their self titled debut record. Billed as The Summer Gods Tour, Stephan Jenkins and Co. have enlisted very special guests the Silversun Pickups. Roughly two weeks into the trek, the tour makes a stop off in Dirty Jersey at the PNC Bank Arts Center. Silversun Pickups went on early. We barely were ... Read More

High Road Tour w/ Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa @ PNC Bank Arts Center 08/02/2016

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High Road Tour Featuring Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa - 08/02/2016 PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ Words/Photos/Videos - Jay Porks Another day, another awesome concert courtesy of Curt Schlesinger and Peter Lo Re v. Ticketmister lawsuit. That's right, The Jay Porks Experience rolls through yet another show free of charge from that list of shows you all complained had nothing but terrible shows. The High Road Tour with Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa rolled through Dirty Jerz at the PNC Bank Arts Center Tuesday ... Read More

Sublime W/ Rome & Dirty Heads @ PNC Bank Arts Center 07/08/2016

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Sublime w/ Rome & Dirty Heads - 07/08/2016 PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ Words/Photos/Videos - Jay Porks Back in the swing of things tonight at the glorious PNC Banks Arts Center to catch Sublime w/ Rome and Dirty Heads tear up dirty Jerz on a Friday night.  Doors scheduled for 6:30 but a thunderstorm rolled through so we waited it out in the car and walked in shortly before 8. That was after an extensive search at the door, which included metal detectors, ... Read More

Smashing Pumpkins & Marilyn Manson @ PNC Bank Arts Center 07/29/15

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Smashing Pumpkins & Marilyn Manson - 07/29/2015 PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ Words/Photos/Videos - Jay Porks If you're somebody looking to get all the bang out of your concert buck that you can, may I be the first to suggest checking out the End Times Tour with Smashing Pumpkins & Marilyn Manson currently trekking across the country when it hits your town. On a toasty July hump day, End Times came to PNC Bank Arts Center. And it was phenomenal. Let's just say this, ... Read More

Alice In Chains, Jane’s Addiction & Coheed @ Uproar Festival – PNC Bank Arts Center 08/17/13

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Alice In Chains, Jane's Addiction & Coheed And Cambria @ Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ 08/17/2013 Words/Photos/Videos - Jay Porks It's been way too long folks, way too long. But your favorite self absorbed snob of an author is back to bring you the trials and tribulations of yet another Jay Porks Experience. Life kicks your ass sometimes, and at times it can keep you away from awesome shows for a four month span. But today that all ends ... Read More

Summerland 2012 @ PNC Bank Arts Center (NJ) 07/21/12

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Summerland (Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Lit, Marcy Playground) 07/21/12 PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ Words/Photos/Videos By Jay Porks Since late March the buzz has been huge for what people are dubbing the 90s throwback experience of a lifetime. It's Summerland! Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Lit and Marcy Playground. With the exception of Sugar Ray, I love all these bands and I was too young to see when they were popular, so for them to be getting together and bringing this carnival ... Read More

Flaming Lips/Weezer PNC Bank Arts Center NJ 7/28/11

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Better a few days late than never, The 52nd edition of the Jay Porks Never Ending Concert Series takes us back to the PNC Bank Arts Center in Homdel, NJ-the very same place we were 7 days ago, only tonight we're here for The Flaming Lips & Weezer to put on a set in which they are sharing the bill. By sharing the bill, I mean I read that both bands will be setting their gear up on stage at the same ... Read More

2011 Unity Tour w/ 311 & Sublime: PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ

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Unity Tour featuring Sublime w/ Rome and 311 PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ Words/Photos by Lexc666   If you read Jay Porks account of the night you already got most of the story. Lots of tailgating, too much actually, running across about 6 lanes of highway to get to the venue, and we missed Sublime with Rome. I won’t bore you with too many details, go read Jay’s review for more information. But I will give you my point of view on the night, ... Read More

Untiy Tour 2011 hits PNC Bank Arts Center Homdel. NJ 7/21/11

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Well THAT was an ordeal! The schlep that is the 51st edition of the Jay Porks Never Ending Concert Series takes us to Homedel, NJ and the PNC Bank Arts Center to see Untity Tour 2011: 311 with special guests Sublime W/ Rome.. how could this not be fun? It's summertime, we have a scorcher out there today getting near 100 at several occasions today(and not cooling off as the sun went down). One of the few days I bust ... Read More

Third Eye Blind w/ Silversun Pickups 6/25/2017 Festival Pier @ Penns Landing, Philly

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Third Eye Blind w/ Silversun Pickups – 06/25/2017 Festival Pier @ Penns Landing – Philadelphia, PA Words/Photos/Video – Jay Porks The Summer Gods Tour rolls on into Philly in what was an almost perfect Sunday for the beach. This tour came through the PNC Bank Arts Center on Friday and for a video heavy recap you can just hover over this sentence and click to check it out. That venue that's been featured in several concert confessions. Tonight it's Festival Pier @ Penns Landing in Philly. Penns Landing is ... Read More

Linkin Park Touring North America w/ 30 Seconds To Mars and AFI

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So with all that Stone Temple Pilots stuff on the back burner for now, it looks as if Linkin Park will dust off their gear and hit the road once again. Joined by a band fronted by a movie star 30 Seconds To Mars and special guests AFI, the trek will hit loads of outdoor venues and arenas beginning this August in Florida. They'll take things up the east coast and back across the country through Texas and wrapping up in California ... Read More

Dave Matthews Band Announce Acoustic/Electric Summer 2014 Tour Dates

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In a shocker to no one, Dave Matthews Band will hit the road for a massive North American summer tour in 2014. What is shocking is the format the shows will take. Each show will be a two set affair. The “evening with” is being billed as both acoustic and electric. According to Rolling Stone, the band will change their configuration as needed while performing songs from their expansive catalog. Matthews goes on to tell Rolling Stone that they are trying to keep ... Read More

Stone Temple Pilots Hitting The Road This Fall In America

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With Scott Weiland and the band currently suing one another, Stone Temple Pilots won't let that stop them from hitting the road this Fall with Chester Bennington (of Linkin Park fame) taking over frontman duties. The band will be supported by Filter, who oddly enough served as the opening band for STP at the infamous PNC Bank Arts Center show in New Jersey where Weiland came out an hour late just days into the band's reunion tour. Chances are, that won't happen ... Read More

Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival Announces 2013 Lineup

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Rockstar Energy Drink has announced the lineup and dates to the 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival. Headlining spots go to Alice In Chains, Jane's Addiction and Coheed and Cambria. Middle Class Rut and Walking Papers also make appearances along with others. Check out all the cool venues this tour will be hitting below, and also do not forget to hit the festivals official website for more information. Oh yeah, and customary with festivals these days, there's a little lineup announcement video that goes ... Read More

Black Sabbath Announce Four Tour Stops in North America

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Monday, the recently reunited Black Sabbath announced four tour dates on North American soil, with stops in New Jersey, Toronto, Washington and LA. The good news about this: besides fans getting to see the newly single Ozzy along with Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi live in person, two of these four venues they'll play are awesome. The Gorge in George, WA is the closest thing to heaven us satan worshiping souls will ever get, plus the PNC Bank Arts Center in Homdel, NJ is always ... Read More

Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival 2013 Reveals Lineup and Dates

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Good news for fans of Metal everywhere, The 2013 Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival has announced the artists and dates that will keep heads swinging on both ends of the country this summer. Rob Zombie will headline and play along side Amon Amarth, Mastodon, Five Finger Death Punch while Children of Bodom, Behemoth, Battlecross and Machine Head will occupy the rest of your festival day. Check out the dates below, along with a announcement video that every festival seems to be doing these ... Read More

The Last Summer On Earth 2013 Bringing The 90s To A Town Near You

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For those of us waiting on a Summerland 2013 lineup announcement, well, we can't promise that it is in fact coming. But, if you want to check the engine of the 90s with your dipstick, we just might have the concert tour for you.  The Last Summer On Earth 2013 tour features Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five and Guster traveling the country hitting all your favorite outdoor venues. For the dates, just check below. Some of which don't include Guster and some not ... Read More

Phish Map Out Summer Tour Plans

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After months of fans holding off on committing physical harm to themselves, Phish have finally announced their tour plans for this summer across North America. Kicking things off in Maine followed by three nights upstate where they race the pony's in New York, the band has two night runs in most of these tour stops, with San Fran, Chicago and the ending run in Colorado all getting the three night treatment. PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel is where Jay Porks told us ... Read More

Dave Matthews Band Announce Extensive Summer Tour Of North America

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Things promised to us in life: Death, Taxes and The Dave Matthews Band announcing massive tours of North America. From April til September the band will play 44 shows on US soil (one in Toronto). Lots of multi-night stints and a Labor Day Three night run at the Gorge Amphitheater. So grab your hacky sack and sandals and get ready for the funky vibes of DMB to hit your town. Check out the dates below: Dave Matthews Band 2013 Summer Tour Dates: 04/06 – ... Read More

2012 UPROAR Festival Announces Dates and Artists

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2012 UPROAR Festival Announces Dates and Artists I have spent many nights in the city of Los Angeles with fellow music snobs making fun of ‘Red State Rock.’ You know the type of bands I am talking about, Shinedown and Godsmack and even Papa Roach.  There are nothing wrong with these bands, I would much rather put on a Staind record than a record by Lil Wayne. Yet you can’t help but notice how these acts can sell out massive basketball arenas in ... Read More

The Wallflowers Announce A Few Tour Dates, New Record

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The Wallflowers Announce A Few Tour Dates, New Record Bob's favorite son, Jakob Dylan is back with his band The Wallflowers, and they're set to release a new album in the Fall. They've also announced a few tour dates over the summer. If I remember correctly, back when I was first writing up a post on the Firefly Music Festival that's going to be held in Delaware, I noted next to The Wallflowers name "who's absence from Summerland 2012 is Baffling ". Well I ... Read More

Jason Mraz Announces “Tour Is a Four Letter World” Tour

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The title may sound redundant and quite ridiculous, but just bear with me. To celebrate the upcoming release of his fourth studio album "Love Is a Four Letter Word" (the first since the wildly successful "We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things."), singer/songwriter Jason Mraz has announced a world tour that brings him to Asia, Europe, and the United States. Mraz will be supported by Christina Perri in North America only. "Love Is a Four Letter Word" comes out Tuesday, April 17. Below are ... Read More

Summerland Tour 2012 Brings Back The 90’s In A Big Way

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Summerland Tour 2012 Brings Back The 90's In A Big Way As a teen growing up in the 1990’s I laughed at all the 70’s and 80’s nostalgia bands teaming up for summer tours. The time to laugh at my decades music is now here as the ultimate 90’s nostalgia package just announced plans to hit the road for a coast to coast tour. Going under the name Summerland – Everclear, Sugar Ray, Lit, Gin Blossoms and Marcy Playground will be rocking some ... Read More

KISS and Motley Crue Team For “The Tour”

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KISS and Motley Crue Team For "The Tour" If you are a fan of fat bloated talentless hacks, do we have good news for you. Unable to fill Amphitheaters with corporate sponsors on their own, KISS and Motley Crue are teaming up for a North American Summer Tour. The trek has been dubbed “The Tour” because well, if you are willing to spend your hard earned cash on this package chances are you need things to be as simple as can be. Who ... Read More

311 and Slightly Stoopid Team Up For Unity Tour 2012

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311 and Slightly Stoopid Team Up For Unity Tour 2012 Fresh off a 311 Day 2012 celebration that featured 79 songs over two days in lovely Las Vegas; 311 have announced the initial dates for this year’s Unity Tour. Joining the Omaha natives (who also recently rocked a casino on the border of Nevada and Utah) for most of the trek will be Slightly Stoopid. Special guests including Soulcrate Music and SOJA will join the groups on select dates. Highlights of the trek ... Read More