Tag Archives: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes

CLASSIC (SURPRISE) CONCERT: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band @ The Capitol Theatre / Passaic, NJ / December 31, 1977

Every working musician knows what they will be doing on New Year’s Eve—playing in a club through midnight to ring in the new year. Touring musicians may also find themselves playing on this night as well, often changing the timing of their set in order to be on stage when the clock hits the celebratory […]

CLASSIC CONCERT: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes @ Seton Hall University Pub / South Orange, NJ / circa 1975-6

The nudge for this post came from watching the first of three planned segments of a homemade documentary about The Jukes that I highly recommend for any fan of this much-loved Jersey band. The slightly unpolished, but ever-engaging video traced Southside and the band’s beginnings through the end of their three-album run on Epic Records […]

CLASSIC CONCERT: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes @ The Bottom Line / New York, NY / October 16, 1976

Most everyone familiar with the early career of Bruce Springsteen knows about Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. Both Johnny and Bruce started out on the Jersey shore music scene around the same time. E-Streeter Steve Van Zandt was an original Juke in addition to a songwriter and producer for most of their early recorded […]