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Jul 1   New review for Blue Monk, The .
1.0 out of 5 stars  closed

Jul 1   New review for Biddy McGraw's.
3.0 out of 5 stars  Relaxed, funky, neighborhood pub with full music schedule. Pay situation now based on percentage of bar + kitchen. Janky PA with no house soundperson; always need to re-set the board/assignments/sends,…

Jul 1   New review for Brickhouse Bar & Grill.
2.0 out of 5 stars  Nice big room looking for an identity. Decent-sized stage with poorly situated PA speakers and no house soundperson. Bring your own crowd if you can; the regulars don't seem to…

Jul 1   New review for East Burn.
2.0 out of 5 stars  Restaurant/bistro that has live music upstairs as an afterthought. Small stage and very difficult PA situation. No house soundperson, and the board is at the back of the house! Nice…

Jul 1   New review for Kenton Club, The World Famous.
2.0 out of 5 stars  Watch your wallet! Rough clientele prone to brawling and stealing the tip jar. Small stage and minimal PA. As much as I like the Kenton neighborhood, we will not be…

Jul 1   New review for Laurelthirst Public House, The.
3.0 out of 5 stars  Recommended with some caveats: Great place to hear local music, but not very welcoming to new bands. Sound is a little quirky, but stage is comfortable and customers will get…

Jul 1   New review for Jolly Roger.
1.0 out of 5 stars  no more live music

Jul 1   New review for Mississippi Pizza Pub.
2.0 out of 5 stars  Dan, the booking guy, is great, but this place has problems. Venue relies entirely on bands to bring customers, but won't let you charge a cover for the early show.…

Jul 1   New review for Mt. Tabor Legacy Theater.
1.0 out of 5 stars  closed

Jul 1   New review for Tonic Lounge.
1.0 out of 5 stars  closed

Jun 22   Brewster's Pub was added to Maple Shade, New Jersey.

Jun 22   Somerset Hills Hotel was added to Warren, New Jersey.

Jun 22   The Brownstone was added to Paterson, New Jersey.

Jun 22   Roosterspin was added to Westfield, New Jersey.

Jun 22   Holiday Inn was added to Clark, New Jersey.

Jun 22   Above Restaurant & Bar was added to South Orange, New Jersey.

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