Mark Newman Releases Brand New LP “Empirical Truth”

Mark Newman  Releases Brand New LP “Empirical Truth”

July, 2019 (New York, NY) — It can certainly be said that a labor of love is not much of a labor at all, and with singer/songwriter and guitarist Mark Newman’s latest release “Empirical Truth” (via Danal Music) this is very much the case, as he’s proven once again his power of true musicianship.

 

Packed with Newman’s usual penchant for dynamic storytelling and political commentary throughout his lyrics, Empirical Truth certainly lives up to its name. With songs ranging in topic from the state of gun control in the U.S. to the Dakota Access Pipeline, an innocent man blamed for murder, love and loss and even a few covers from Little Feat, John Oates, and more – the album is brimming with a dynamic mix of Americana/Blues/Pop and slide-guitar work from start to finish. Newman is joined on the LP by Drummers Shawn Murray and John Michel, Keyboardists Kevin McKendree, James Dower and Mark Bonder, Bassist Craig Privett and Vocalists Naomi Margolin, Janet Montalbo, Maag Stanley, Steve Bluth, Jeff Lubin, Jacob Koch, and Norm Madnick.

 

GET “EMPIRICAL TRUTH” ON SPOTIFY !

 

GET “EMPIRICAL TRUTH” ON APPLE MUSIC !

 

A New York native, Mark Newman’s musical prowess has taken him around the world several times over, playing with an eclectic mix of noted musical talents from Sting to Elvis Costello, and Travis Tritt as well as his own solo work. A multi stringsman, Mark has mastered electric/acoustic/lap steel guitar as well as the mandolin and dobro, and with a voice reminiscent of many rock and blues men before him- it has the familiarity of an old friend yet the power and soul of many of today’s rock, soul, folk and R&B icons. For over five years, Newman and fellow songwriter Naomi Margolin have run the “Music From the Hive”  Singer/Songwriter Series, and for the past three years- “The Original Music Series” for bands, in an attempt to keep original music alive on Long Island. 

 

Although Newman has played a ton of exciting solo and full-band showcases–notably Delbert McClinton at Highline Ballroom just last month and Les Dudek at My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, The Paramount in Huntington opening for The Doobie Brothers, The Space at Westbury opening for the one and only Don Felder and David Bromberg on separate occasions, The Blue Note in Tokyo, Japan, and NYC’s Legendary Bitter End–he has also worked alongside so many soul, blues, and rock greats of our time including John Oates (Hall and Oates), Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds), Willy DeVille (Mink DeVille), Sam The Sham, Bobby Whitlock (Derek and the Dominos) and Sam Moore (Sam & Dave)!

 

Past releases include 2010’s “Walls of Jericho” filled with intricate guitar work and mixed with a plethora of sounds from hard rock to a lighter more Dylanesque folk tinge, and 2015’s  “Brussels” – a live acoustic-driven EP that packs a bluesy punch reminiscent of Clapton’s “Unplugged” album through both the guitar work and raw vocal power. His latest LP “Empirical Truth” is due later this year.

 

Empirical Truth Track Listing:

 

  1. Scapegoat 
  2. Life Without You
  3. Mississippi Mile
  4. When I Aim My Gun
  5. Seven Days
  6. One More Song About A Highway
  7. Sharin’ The Blues
  8. Pipeline
  9. Are You Lonely For Me
  10. Everything You Know
  11. Roll Um Easy
  12. Lycanthropy

 

For More on Mark Newman, VISIT:

www.MarkNewman.us

Facebook.com/MarkNewmanMusic

Twitter.com/MarkNewmanMusic

Instagram.com/MarkNewmanMusic

 

Purchase “Walls of Jericho” via iTunes HERE:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/walls-of-jericho/396805457

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Via CD Baby HERE:

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Purchase “Brussels” via iTunes HERE:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/brussells-ep/id978060700

or

via CD Baby HERE:

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/marknewman3

 

For Press Inquiries, CONTACT: Rick@RickEberleAgency.com

 

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Singer/Songwriter Robert Eberle Releases New Single and Video “Collect & Change” with Show at 89 North

Singer/Songwriter Robert Eberle Releases New Single and Video “Collect & Change” with Show at 89 North

The Don Chaffin Produced Track and Ethan Felizzari Directed Video will be Debuted on Stage With Special Guest Performances

 

July, 2019 (Patchogue, NY) – With Summer in full swing, Singer/Songwriter Robert Eberle is debuting the brand new single and video for “Collect & Change” – his first song recorded at DCity Studios with Producer Don Chaffin and first video directed by Ethan Felizzari, with a live performance at 89 North music venue (89 N Ocean Ave, Patchogue, NY 11772) on Sunday, July 21st at 2pm. Also playing will be Sammi Rae & Los Vegas, Kelly and Kat, Jackie Romeo and Versa.

 

JOIN THE FACEBOOK EVENT HERE!

 

A Long Island native, Robert Eberle has been singing for most of his life. At only 13, he began writing his own original music, releasing “Alone” produced by Jesse Eplan in 2018. Earlier this year he recorded a cover of the Leonard Cohen classic “Hallelujah, and his new single “Collect & Change” will be released in July 2019. (Will be available on ITunes, Spotify, SoundCloud, and Apple Music). Earlier this year he appeared on 90.3 WHPC Rising Stars Radio. Robert Eberle is currently training in acting and voice and gearing up for more live performances and appearances. Stay tuned!!

 

Check out ALONE on Spotify HERE!

 

Check out HALLELUJAH on Spotify HERE!

 

For More Information on Robert Eberle, Go To:

www.RobertEberleMusic.com 

Facebook: @roberteberlemusic 

Twitter: @EberleMusic

YouTube Channel

 

For Press Inquiries, CONTACT: Rick [AT] RickEberleAgency.com

 

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Sammi Rae Murciano & Los Vegas Performing LIVE at The Rail in Smithtown Saturday, June 15th

Sammi Rae Murciano & Los Vegas Performing LIVE at The Rail in Smithtown Saturday, June 15th

She’ll Take to The LI Stage with The Reggaetón Artist To Perform Their Latest Escápate” and MORE

Long Island, NY (June, 2019) — With her recent Reggaetón-infused hit Escápateadding a whole new dimension to her already dynamic sound, Singer-Songwriter Sammi Rae Murciano and Los Vegas are bringing more of their Summer heat to Long Island as they prepare to take the stage at The Rail (281 W Main St, Smithtown, NY 11787) on Saturday, June 15th from 8-11PM ($5 Adv, 21+)!

 

The magnetic collaboration brings to life the sentimental romance often featured in Reggaetón hits with an energetically pumping backbeat and laid-back flow that is sure to make it a club hit. Trading lyrics like “If I leave with you, I want to be there with you through the night // I want to feel your arms around me, hold me tight // Your body next to mine, you make me feel so high” with Los Vegas, and the refrain “Never mind what anybody says, I just want to dance the night away, I just want to know if we can escape”, Murciano shows off her vocal prowess in a new genre which she seems just as at home in as her past pop-driven tracks. On working with Vegas, Murciano says “It has been amazing to work together. To collaborate with someone who has the same passion and dedication for music as I do. We are very excited for what’s to come and have a lot of new music coming soon.

 

LISTEN: “Escápate” from Sammi Rae and Los Vegas via Spotify

 

Further Upcoming Performances:

 

Thursday, July 11th, 7:00PM @ Adventureland, Farmingdale, NY

 

Saturday July 27th, 8:00pm @ Bridgehampton Benefit, Southampton NY

 

Friday, August 2nd, 8:00PM @ Jones Beach Boardwalk Bandshell, Wantagh, NY

 

Friday, August 2nd, 6:00pm @Long Beach Intl Film Festival Music on the Beach, Long Beach, NY

 

Saturday, August 10th, 2:00PM @ Roosevelt Field Mall, Garden City, NY

 

A Long Island native, Sammi Rae Murciano has been singing for four years, and has been getting a ton of praise from audiences nationwide. Her strong and soulful voice shows an incredible amount of talent and dedication, yet knowing that you have to believe in yourself and have confidence to be successful has been her continued mantra. On her single “Unpredictable”, Murciano continues this mantra saying that the song “talks about not letting anyone stop you from following your dreams”. Rising above any criticisms, she continues “I’ve never let anything that anyone has said to me change me or bring me down, and I like to talk about that to inspire other people who may be going through the same things”.

 

Her single “Dream Bigger”, released earlier this year, follows a similar story of empowerment through knowing your worth in a relationship, which Murciano elaborated on saying “I have been broken and I have had my heart ripped into pieces. The hardest battle is what you know in your head and what you feel in your heart. Never settle for anything less than you deserve and choose what will make you happy.”

 

WATCH: Sammi Rae Murciano “Dream Bigger” Official Music Video

 

Now as Sammi Rae and Los Vegas prepare to bring “Escápate” along with some brand new music to The Rail in Smithtown LIVE on Saturday, June 15th – fans can get ready to dance the night away to their newly inspired tracks!

 

For More Information on Sammi Rae Murciano, VISIT:

www.SammiRaeMurciano.com

Facebook.com/Sammi.Murciano

Twitter: @Sammi_Murciano

Instagram: @Sammi_Murciano

YouTube Channel

 

For Press Inquiries, CONTACT: Rick [AT] RickEberleagency.com

 

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Bridgehampton Benefit Hosts 5th Summer Gala at Southampton Art Center Saturday, July 27 at 6:00PM

Bridgehampton Benefit Hosts 5th Summer Gala  at Southampton Art Center  Saturday, July 27 at 6:00PM

 

The Exclusive Charity Event “Operation Rise Up” Brings Together Two Charities with One Goal – Operation International and the Carlos Beltran Foundation

 

June, 2019 (SOUTHAMPTON, NY) — On Saturday, July 27th from 6p.m.-11p.m. (with after party to follow) at the Southampton Art Center (25 Jobs Lane, Southampton NY 11968) – Bridgehampton Benefit Presents “Operation Rise Up” to help patients in Puerto Rico receive much needed medical care after the devastating effect of Hurricane Maria on their hospitals’ infrastructure.

 

Together, Operation International and the Carlos Beltran Foundation has planned this long term project to work with struggling hospitals in the hardest hit areas to provide support where it is needed the most.

 

Bridgehampton Equities Founder Jason E. Zimmerman brings you the Bridgehampton Benefit, an annual celebrity driven charity event. Jason E. Zimmerman, an avid philanthropist, has cultivated the Bridgehampton Benefit to promote humanitarian organizations and help to raise awareness for charitable institutions by organizing and hosting this exclusive charity event in the Hamptons. Bringing together the two incredible foundations this year, Operation International and the Carlos Beltran Foundation will help save and change as many lives as possible while aiding in the rise of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. All revenues from this Benefit will go to support this humanitarian effort.

 

Live Music & Dancing in the spirit of “Old San Juan” plus a Performance By Sammi Rae & Los Vegas of Their Hit Song “Escápate

 

Along with many Celebrity Guests!

Dress Code: Colorful Dresses for Ladies, White Pants and Colorful

Shirts for Gentlemen

 

For additional information and ticket purchases, please visit www.bridgehamptonbenefit.com

 

Carlos Beltran, Founder of Carlos Beltran Foundation:

 

The former professional baseball outfielder. He played in Major League Baseball from 1998 to 2017 for the Kansas City Royals, Houston Astros, New York Mets, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Yankees, and Texas Rangers.

 

Medhat Allam, MD, FACS, Co-Founder of Operation International:

 

Medhat Allam is a board certified general and bariatric surgeon at Southampton, NY. He is the Chairman and a co-founder of Operation International. Dr. Allam has traveled to numerous countries in Africa, Asia and South and Central America and operated on hundreds of patients worldwide.

 

About Operation International:

 

Established in 1996 for the purpose of providing free medical care to poor patients in developing countries, Operation International (OI) is a steadily growing international charity with chapters in the USA, Europe, and Asia. OI has grown to become a United Nations-recognized charity and to receive the Donald MacRae Peace Award by Rotary International.

 

Since its inception, OI has provided care to thousands of patients, trained hundreds of healthcare providers, and improved the infrastructure in many hospitals across the globe. OI is also involved in many projects to assist poor children, orphans, women, and underprivileged

individuals in its partner countries.

Operation International is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit 45-0523129.

 

About the Carlos Beltran Foundation:

 

CBBAF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to realizing the Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy’s educational programs and priorities through financial, volunteer, and community support. Its primary objective is raising funds for the CBBA so that is can continue to offer exemplary

academic and sports education to the youth of Puerto Rico. In other words, the Foundation raises the funds necessary to support the CBBA’s mission and objectives sustainably. The funds raised by the CBBA Foundation support the academic curriculum, college counseling and placement, facilities maintenance and improvements, the sports and athletic program, gymnasium, daily transportation to and from the institution, pool, Technology, including computers, software , Wi-Fi, personal counseling, extracurricular activities, etc. Each student at the benefits in some way from the generous donations made to the Foundation.

The Carlos Beltran Foundation is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit 66-0726399.

 

For More Information, or Press Inquiries CONTACT:

Rick@RickEberleAgency.com

 

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Jennifer Truesdale Releases New Album “Through the Circle”

The Accomplished Singer-Songwriter and Berklee College Alum’s Talents Shine Bright Through Latest Collection of Original Music Along with Covers of John Fogerty and Stephen Stills Classics

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Boston based singer-songwriter Jennifer Truesdale returns to center stage with her new CD “Through The Circle”. Written and arranged by Jennifer and co-produced with David Minehan at Boston’s famed Woolly Mammoth Sound, Through The Circle is “a masterpiece of soulful and bluesy storytelling that embraces each listener into the thoughtful lyrics and brings them along on a feel-good journey.”

Moving seamlessly from blues, to soulful R&B, to jazz and gospel inspired melodies, Through The Circle speaks of love, loss, longing, laughter and the beautiful journey that is life. The first single, “I Need You Tonight”, is a sassy blues romp that is garnering attention from radio and press alike. From her belting vocals to the jazz-laden horns that support them, the truly bluesy lyrics make for a fine juxtaposition in a story of lingering love from a songwriters perspective – “I said I wouldn’t be lonely if you said goodbye // Looked out the window, watched you walk away, told myself I wasn’t gonna cry // I sat down to write a symphony but it didn’t turn out right // And oh I just need you, I need you tonight”. Other powerful tunes include the gospel inspired “We Will Not Be Forgotten“, sure to be the new anthem for 2019 with inspiring and empowering lyrics that will have you singing them over and over again.

Jennifer is joined on the album by an incredible cast of Boston A-list musicians, many faculty members and alumni of Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music and the Boston Symphony Orchestra including: Joe Musella, Marty Ballou, Bill D’Agostino, John Mulroy, Tom West, Hiro Tokushige, Ririka Tokushige, Angel Subero, Joe Santerre, John Grant, Lydia Harrell and Kit Holiday.

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“Jennifer Truesdale reflects true artistry on “Through The Circle”….a towering vocal talent…Influences from Billie Holiday to Etta James come to mind..” – Billy Copeland Music News

In addition to 8 original songs, Through The Circle contains stunning arrangements of the John Fogerty classic “Have You Ever Seen The Rain” and Stephen Stills’ “Love The One You’re With”. Showcasing a powerhouse rhythm section, stellar horn section and soaring vocal arrangements.

An alumnus of Berklee College of Music and actively performing member of Boston’s thriving music scene, Jennifer Truesdale artfully blends Blues, Soul, Jazz, R&B and Pop with thought-provoking lyrics to create a sound that is both powerful and deeply personal. Her songs – as a solo artist and as a member of the band The Ultrasonics – have aired on major network television shows including: Hawaii 5-0, Soul Food, All My Children, One Life To Live, The Young and The Restless and Melrose Place. The Boston-area Director of the long-running showcase series Chick Singer Night, (est. 1988) Jennifer works tirelessly to showcase and promote emerging artists and give back to the community from which she came. Jennifer lives near Boston with her husband of 21 years and their 14 year old son.

Upcoming Performances:

Wednesday, May 22nd, 7:30PM @ Concord’s Colonial Inn, Concord, MA

Thursday, May 30th, 8:00PM @ Town Tavern, Arlington, MA

Sunday, June 2nd, 4:00PM @ Caffe Sorrento, Milford, MA

Saturday, June 8th, 2:00PM @ Arlington PorchFest, Arlington, MA

Wednesday, June 12th, 7:30PM @ Concord’s Colonial Inn, Concord, MA

Thursday, June 27th, 6:30PM @ Condon Shell Summer Concert, Medford, MA

Sunday, June 30th, 4:00PM @ Caffe Sorrento, Milford, MA

Now, as “Through The Circle” continues to garner praise from fans and critics alike, there’s sure to be plenty more upcoming chances to catch her performing its tracks along with tons more LIVE in the coming Spring and Summer months!

Check Out Jennifer Truesdale’s “Through The Circle” via Spotify HERE: https://spoti.fi/2JtBGor

Get “Through The Circle” via iTunes HERE:

https://apple.co/2VpOK5s

For More Information About Jennifer Truesdale, VISIT:

www.JenniferTruesdale.com
Facebook.com/JenniferTruesdaleSings

Instagram: @Truesdale.Jennifer

Jennifer Truesdale YouTube Channel

Sammi Rae Murciano Drops Brand New Song “Escápate” With Los Vegas

In Her First Collaboration with The Reggaetón Artist, Murciano and Vegas Bring The Passionate Bilingual Dance Hit To Life

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Having recently brought their latest hit to life performing live together at Patchogue’s Nahcho Papi, Singer-Songwriter Sammi Rae Murciano and Reggaetón artist Los Vegas just dropped their brand new single Escápate!

LISTEN: “Escápate” from Sammi Rae and Los Vegas via Spotify

The magnetic collaboration brings to life the sentimental romance often featured in Reggaetón hits with an energetically pumping backbeat and laid-back flow that is sure to make it a club hit. Trading lyrics like “If I leave with you, I want to be there with you through the night // I want to feel your arms around me, hold me tight // Your body next to mine, you make me feel so high” with Los Vegas, and the refrain “Never mind what anybody says, I just want to dance the night away, I just want to know if we can escape”, Murciano shows off her vocal prowess in a new genre which she seems just as at home in as her past pop-driven tracks. On working with Vegas, Murciano says “It has been amazing to work together. To collaborate with someone who has the same passion and dedication for music as I do. We are very excited for what’s to come and have a lot of new music coming soon.

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Upcoming Performances:

Saturday, June 8th, 2:00PM @ Walt Whitman Mall, Huntington Station, NY

Thursday, July 11th, 7:00PM @ Adventureland, Farmingdale, NY

Saturday, August 10th, 2:00PM @ Roosevelt Field Mall, Garden City, NY

Friday, August 2nd, 8:00PM @ Jones Beach Boardwalk Bandshell, Wantagh, NY

A Long Island native, Sammi Rae Murciano has been singing for four years, and garnering a ton of praise from audiences nationwide. Her strong and soulful voice shows a talent well beyond her years at the age of 18, yet knowing that you have to believe in yourself and have confidence to be successful has been her continued mantra. On her single “Unpredictable”, Murciano continues this mantra saying that the song “talks about not letting anyone stop you from following your dreams”. Rising above any criticisms, she continues “I’ve never let anything that anyone has said to me change me or bring me down, and I like to talk about that to inspire other people who may be going through the same things”.

Her most recent single, “Dream Bigger” was released earlier this year follows a similar story of empowerment through knowing your worth in a relationship, which Murciano elaborated on saying “I have been broken and I have had my heart ripped into pieces. The hardest battle is what you know in your head and what you feel in your heart. Never settle for anything less than you deserve and choose what will make you happy.”

WATCH: Sammi Rae Murciano “Dream Bigger” Official Music Video

With Escápatehaving hit the airwaves, Sammi Rae along with Los Vegas seem to have the perfect Reggaetón dance hit to kick off the coming Summer months, and fans have a lot to look forward to with more live performances!

For More Information on Sammi Rae Murciano, VISIT:

www.SammiRaeMurciano.com

Facebook.com/Sammi.Murciano

Twitter: @Sammi_Murciano

Instagram: @Sammi_Murciano

YouTube Channel

 

Taylor Guitars – Bigger and Better Than Ever, Retains Silver Sponsor for 2019 NY Guitar Show & Exposition

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The NY Guitar Show & Exposition proudly announces Taylor Guitars will again display in the lobby of the 8th Annual NY Guitar Show and retain Taylor’s Silver Sponsorship for 2019.

David Kaye, Taylor’s trade show manager, notes “We worked with founder Rich Johnson in 2018 to take over the building’s lobby, and it worked out so well for us we did it again this year for 2019. We will have an even larger display of new Taylor Guitars including a NEW round-shouldered dreadnought!”

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Established in 1974 by Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug, Taylor Guitars has evolved into one of the world’s leading manufacturers of premium acoustic and electric guitars and through the NY Guitar Show partnership has seen a dramatic rise in the survey responses of those owning and enjoying Taylor Guitars in the NY Metro region.

Again I can’t thank David & Taylor Guitars enough for working with us the last couple of years in the sometimes trying ambience that goes with a full blown guitar show. After some rethinking we were able to come to a new display pattern & set up that will allow Taylor’s Guitars to be heard as they are intended to be, with the full nuance, clarity and complex tones Taylor Guitars offer.” said NY Guitar Expo founder Richard Johnson.

About Taylor Guitars: Established in 1974 by Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug, the company is renowned for blending an innovative use of modern technology with a master craftsman’s attention to detail. Taylor guitars are widely considered the best sounding and easiest to play in the world. The company was a pioneer of the use of computer technology, lasers and other high-tech tools and machinery and today, Bob Taylor is widely recognized throughout the musical instrument industry as the visionary acoustic guitar manufacturer.

NY Guitar Show & Exposition: The 2019 NY Guitar Show & Exposition at the Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E. Merrick Rd. in Freeport, NY on April 27 & 28, 2019 will feature the Les Paul Exhibit in all its glory along with new, vintage & used instruments & amps, local dealers/music stores, custom builders and major manufacturers.

Show Hours:

Saturday, 4/27 – 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, 4/28 – 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Admission:

Adults: $10

Children under 12 are FREE when accompanied by adult

For More Information on the NY Guitar Show & Exposition, Contact Show Manager Richard Johnson at (516-435-8382) Rich@NYguitarexpo.com or VISIT: www.nyguitarexpo.com

FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/NYGuitarExpo

Twitter (@NYGuitarExpo): Twitter.com/NYGuitarExpo