Local groove music auteurs, Turtle Soup, has brought its mega-Jam manifestation to fruition with the announcement of SOUPER GROOVE, a festival featuring more than 20 of the finest mind altering outfits from the Jersey Shore and beyond including the likes of Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why, Dub Proof, Doug Mikula, Karmic Juggernaut, Wakah Chan, Loose Fit, Sandy Mack’s Dead Jam, the Desiree Spinks Band and many more.
The inaugural SOUPER GROOVE is slated to take place over two days on the weekend of September 28-29th at Camp Zehnder in Wall, NJ…more details coming soon including lineup additions, set times, and ticket information.
And if you’re more about living in the now, while supporting local musicians and aspiring industry professionals, check out TechFestTwo presented by the Ocean County Vocational Technical School set to take place later this month on April 21st at the Holy Cross Church in Toms River, NJ.
The aim of TechFestTwo is simple: provide the class of industry-bound high school students the invaluable on the job experience of running a real, multi-stage, music festival…and it just happens to feature a stacked lineup of local talent including such favorites as Breathing Blue, Waking Lights, Set It Free, GayGuy/StriaghtGuy, Elevator Art, Accidental Seabirds, Matt Wade, Mike Chick, A Tale To Tell, and much more.
“Student members of the OCVTS Tech Club train throughout the school year to perform tasks that include: stage & sound setups, mixing, lighting and live recording,” read the press release submited by the event’s coordinator Bill Bourke. “TechFestTwo offers students the opportunity to work hands-on in a real world concert atmosphere, while raising funds for scholarships.”
Yes, you read that correctly, a good portion of the proceeds raised at TechFestTwo will be used by those running the event to further their education in the technical field.
Doors for TechFestTwo open at 1 p.m. with a cover of $10 to be paid upon admission…check out the set times below: