Fabulous Uptown Music (FUM: https://www.facebook.com/FabulousUptownMusic) is presenting a rock and blues showcase for JC Fridays this coming Friday, March 1, at Moore’s Lounge (aka Bill + Ruths), 189 Monticello Avenue, in Jersey City. This is the ninth JC Fridays that FUM has brought live music by artists with Jersey City roots to Moore’s.
Singer-songwriter Malcolm Marsden (https://www.facebook.com/malcolm.marsden.3) opens the evening with a set of original songs.
Up next are The Sensational Country Blues Wonders (https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Sensational-Country-Blues-Wonders/404169299642111?fref=ts) who play Amercana, roots rock, with a bit of gospel thrown in.
Next on the bill are Sea of Otters (http://www.frigginfabulousradio.com/seaofotters.html, https://www.facebook.com/seaofotters) with great lyrics, lyrics, vocals and all-around high-octane rock.
Last up are AMINAL (https://www.facebook.com/AminalMusic), a progressive rock combo that offers long-form jams and solid rock and roll.
All of these bands are from Jersey City and most of the musicians are too. Fabulous Uptown Music (Nicholas Ciavatta, Trish Szymanski and Neva Wartell) strive to create entertaining live music opportunities for both artists and audiences. They have been producing showcases at Moore’s Lounge since March 2011, and all three producers create other arts events around NJ and NY, including theater and educational programming.