Maxwell’s Memories: Ribeye Brothers

[Continuing the ongoing Maxwell’s Memories feature here on Hoboken411. Paying tribute to bands that came and played at the legendary Maxwell’s at 1039 Washington Street – which is closing for good on July 31, 2013]

Maxwell’s Memories: Ribeye Brothers

On December 1, 2007 – Yet another “shitrock” Ribeye Brother’s show, along with Tim Cronin singing with his signature trademark Rolling Rock beer firmly in-hand.

The Ribeye Brothers and Hi-Risers play Maxwell's in Hoboken NJ December 1 2007

The talented Hi-Risers were Maxwell’s regulars

Also part of this double-header show, were The Hi-Risers, from Rochester, NY. The incredibly talented Hi-Risers were Maxwell’s regulars over the years, and put on amazingly energetic shows time and time again.

Though they consider themselves a “rock & roll band,” other influences such as rockabilly, Rhythm & Blues, country, doo-wop and surf can be heard in their music. Good Times.

(Note: This is is a combo video. Starts off with the Ribeye Brothers, and The Hi-Risers can be heard starting at around the 12:45 mark…)

About Maxwell’s Memories

Maxwell's Memories in Hoboken NJ Knights of the New CrusadeMaxwell’s Bar officially opened back in 1978 by the Fallon family, and was converted from a “workers tavern” (for nearby Maxwell House coffee workers), into a “Bar/restaurant.” After the original members of The Bongos rehearsed some material in the back-room (which at the time was unused), “live music” began to catch on, and Hoboken was beginning to become inviting to both musicians and artists. Maxwell’s was also even believed to be the first restaurant to offer a “Sunday brunch” in town.

In the mid-90’s, due to some ownership re-arrangements, Maxwell’s was briefly a micro-brew pub, trying to capitalize on that fad, but quickly reverted back to a standard comfort food bar/restaurant and music venue in 1998 – and had remained that way ever since.

Despite apparently being named the number three “rock ‘n’ roll club” in America by Rolling Stone magazine in 2013 – Maxwell’s announced their abandonment of the property (and Hoboken), effective July 31, 2013.

Maxwell’s Memories is a collection of previously unpublished photographs and videos of various bands and acts that performed on the famous local stage.

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