Playing since 1985, The Nerds have built a loyal legion of fans all over the world. And approximately 250 people had the glorious opportunity to see them for free.
Brian Kirk, the charismatic frontman of the New Jersey-based band, used his soulful voice to belt out songs: Looking Glass’s Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl), Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes’s Talk to Me, Billy Joel’s Scenes From An Italian Restaurant, and New Jersey’s Own Bruce Springsteen’s Thunder Road.
Fronted by lead singer Donna Ward, a music teacher from Chatham and known by her stage name, Mama D, the band performed Millennium pop hits such as CeeLo Green’s Forget You, Elle King’s Ex’s and Oh’s, Jessie J’s Price Tag and John Mayer’s Waiting On the World to Change.
Part NJ, Part Pennsylvania, October Rose Rocks Ginty Field.
Beatles’ cover songs that were performed included I Feel Fine, In My Life, Can’t Buy Me Love, Help, Come Together, She’s Got a Ticket to Ride, We Can Work it Out, and Penny Lane, among other awesome tracks.
The Kootz prove they still got it on Sunday evening in Morris Plains.
Christopher Cross, Todd Rundgren, Micky Dolenz (The Monkees), Jason Scheff (Chicago) and Joey Molland (Badfinger), plus Musical Director: Joey Curatolo (the musical director of RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles) make up Super Group.
Accompanied by just an acoustic guitarist, the Campbellsville, Kentucky, native delivered a sweet, memorable performance, singing tunes from her latest five-track EP, including Never In Love and ILYSoWhat, a tune she wrote after telling her boyfriend she loved him for the first time.
Six quality songs from NYC indie rocker Paul Maged.
Outerfield’s Dust is lead single on 11-song album Pleasant Grove Hotel.