1203 Fire Benefit at Maxwell’s


This Sunday, February 10th at 6pm, over at Maxwell’s.

Alamance and Krystal team up to perform a benefit concert for the victims of the 1203 Washington St. fire in Hoboken.

Flier below, read press release after the jump.


Read more about this Hoboken event after the break.


Maxwell’s to host double headline show on 2/10

WHO: New Jersey’s own Alamance, teen sensation rock band formerly known as P.R.Y.D.E., has shared the stage with artists such as My Chemical Romance, The Jonas Brothers, Days of the New, Teddy Geiger, and hip-hop icon Darryl McDaniels of Run D.M.C., in addition to an MTV Total Request Live appearance with Fall Out Boy. Hoboken’s legendary Krystal, with a loyal following that spans decades, has recently reunited and is playing to packed houses throughout New Jersey and New York.

WHAT: Two bands that span generations will join together in a double-header to benefit the victims of the fire in Hoboken, which left 40 families from 12th and Washington homeless.

WHERE: Maxwell’s, Hoboken’s legendary rock club located at 1039 Washington Street, 201-798-0406, www.maxwellsnj.com. Suggested donation at the door is $20 – $25. All proceeds will go to the fire victims. Food courtesy of The Hoboken Hospitality Association.

WHEN: Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 6:00 PM.

MORE: Both bands are more than happy to take time out of their busy schedules for this worthy cause. Alamance band member Michael Lisa, age 16, was born and raised in Hoboken. Krystal members Jon Olsen, Dave Florio, Dominic Menge, and Gerard Ciandella share the same Hoboken legacy.

Alamance will debut their third release, “Moving On”, this spring. Their two new singles from this summer’s pre-release have amassed over 33,000 hits on their MySpace page, adding to the 137,000 total plays of their music on that site. Appearances include “Vans Warped Tour” in Greenville, SC, Pittsburgh, PA, Indianapolis, IN and New York’s Nassau Coliseum. They’ve performed at The House of Blues in Atlantic City, CBGB’s in NYC, and The Stone Pony, in Asbury Park, where Bruce Springsteen began his career. www.alamancemusic.com; myspace.com/alamancemusic.

In addition to a busy touring schedule that includes a February 16 show at the Stone Pony, Krystal is set to release a self-titled CD this spring. For more information including tour dates please visit www.myspace.com/krystalreturns. Their original music can be found on iTunes.

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Wow, this is really great! I will be there! Totally looking forward to it….I heard that Alamance is Awesome for such a young band they are doing quite well. As far as KRYSTAL I heard they are playing at the STONE PONY on Feb 16th which is totally great!!!!! I will be there too. I think both bands are doing a real good thing to help their home town community. Good luck to all of you guys!!! Rock on!


are there tickets for this or just first come first serve? i’m sure this will hit capacity.