Jersey Buzz: Extreme’s Thicker Than Blood tour coming to NJ; Smithereens’ lead guitarist to visit News 12

In Tuesday’s Jersey Buzz, Extremes’ Thicker Than Blood tour will make a stop in Sayreville, and The Smithereens’ lead guitarist will visit the News 12 New Jersey studios on Wednesday.

News 12 Staff

May 30, 2023, 12:43 PM

Updated 379 days ago

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Extreme’s Thicker Than Blood tour comes to New Jersey

Extreme will release their first album in 15 years. This news comes as the funk rock band also launched a new world tour that will land in New Jersey this summer. Frontman Gary Cherone was recently quoted saying the band still has bucket list dreams, and they still feel like a new band with something to prove. Fans of the band can get ready to watch them prove it live on stage at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville on Aug. 10 at 8 p.m.

Smithereens’ lead guitarist coming to News 12 Wednesday

Jim Babjak, lead guitarist and one of the founding members of The Smithereens, will Join the News 12 New Jersey studios live on Wednesday morning for the Jersey Buzz. He'll talk about the first ever North to Shore festival this summer and how the New Jersey Hall of Fame band that started in Carteret will be part of the excitement.


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