The most common reason for menopause is the natural decline in a female's reproductive hormones. However, menopause can also result from the following situations:
Oophorectomy: This surgery, which removes a woman's ovaries, causes immediate menopause. Symptoms and signs of menopause in this situation can be severe, as the hormonal changes happen abruptly.
Chemotherapy: Cancer treatments like chemotherapy can induce menopause quickly, causing symptoms to appear shortly after or even during treatment.
Ovarian Insufficiency: Also called premature ovarian failure, this condition is essentially premature menopause. It happens when a woman's ovaries quit functioning before the age of 40 and can stem from genetic factors and disease. Only 1% of women suffer from premature menopause, but HRT can help protect the heart, brain, and bones.
If you're a woman going through menopause and find that you have become increasingly depressed, you're not alone. It's estimated that 15% of women experience depression to some degree while going through menopause. What many women don't know is that depression can start during perimenopause, or the years leading up to menopause.
Depression can be hard to diagnose, especially during perimenopause and menopause. However, if you notice the following signs, it might be time to speak with a physician:
Remember, if you're experiencing depression, you're not weak or broken - you're going through a very regular emotional experience. The good news is that with proper treatment from your doctor, depression isn't a death sentence. And with HRT and anti-aging treatment for women, depression could be the catalyst you need to enjoy a new lease on life.
Hot flashes - they're one of the most well-known symptoms of menopause. Hot flashes are intense, sudden feelings of heat across a woman's upper body. Some last second, while others last minutes, making them incredibly inconvenient and uncomfortable for most women.
Symptoms of hot flashes include:
Typically, hot flashes are caused by a lack of estrogen. Low estrogen levels negatively affect a woman's hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls body temperature and appetite. Low estrogen levels cause the hypothalamus to incorrectly assume the body is too hot, dilating blood vessels to increase blood flow. Luckily, most women don't have to settle for the uncomfortable feelings that hot flashes cause. HRT treatments for women often stabilize hormones, lessening the effects of hot flashes and menopause in general.
Mood swings are common occurrences for most people - quick shifts from happy to angry and back again, triggered by a specific event. And while many people experience mood swings, they are particularly common for women going through menopause. That's because, during menopause, the female's hormones are often imbalanced. Hormone imbalances and mood swings go hand-in-hand, resulting in frequent mood changes and even symptoms like insomnia.
The rate of production of estrogen, a hormone that fluctuates during menopause, largely determines the rate of production the hormone serotonin, which regulates mood, causing mood swings.
Luckily, HRT and anti-aging treatments in Stanhope, NJ for women work wonders for mood swings by regulating hormone levels like estrogen. With normal hormone levels, women around the world are now learning that they don't have to settle for mood swings during menopause.
Staying fit and healthy is hard for anyone living in modern America. However, for women with hormone imbalances during perimenopause or menopause, weight gain is even more serious. Luckily, HRT treatments for women coupled with a physician-led diet can help keep weight in check. But which hormones need to be regulated?
Lowered sexual desire - three words most men and women hate to hear. Unfortunately, for many women in perimenopausal and menopausal states, it's just a reality of life. Thankfully, today, HRT and anti-aging treatments Stanhope, NJ can help women maintain a normal, healthy sex drive. But what causes low libido in women, especially as they get older?
The hormones responsible for low libido in women are progesterone, estrogen, and testosterone.
Progesterone production decreases during perimenopause, causing low sex drive in women. Lower progesterone production can also cause chronic fatigue, weight gain, and other symptoms. On the other hand, lower estrogen levels during menopause lead to vaginal dryness and even vaginal atrophy or loss of muscle tension.
Lastly, testosterone plays a role in lowered libido. And while testosterone is often grouped as a male hormone, it contributes to important health and regulatory functionality in women. A woman's testosterone serves to heighten sexual responses and enhances orgasms. When the ovaries are unable to produce sufficient levels of testosterone, it often results in a lowered sex drive.
Often uncomfortable and even painful, vaginal dryness is a serious problem for sexually active women. However, like hair loss in males, vaginal dryness is very common - almost 50% of women suffer from it during menopause.
Getting older is just a part of life, but that doesn't mean you have to settle for the side effects. HRT and anti-aging treatments for women correct vaginal dryness by re-balancing estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. When supplemented with diet and healthy living, your vagina's secretions are normalized, causing discomfort to recede.
Uterine fibroids - they're perhaps the least-known symptom of menopause and hormone imbalances in women. That's because these growths on the uterus are often symptom-free. Unfortunately, these growths can be cancerous, presenting a danger for women as they age.
Many women will have fibroids at some point. Because they're symptomless, they're usually found during routine doctor exams. Some women only get one or two, while others may have large clusters of fibroids. Because fibroids are usually caused by hormone imbalances, hysterectomies have been used as a solution, forcing women into early menopause.
Advances in HRT and anti-aging medicine for women give females a safer, non-surgical option without having to experience menopause early. At Global Life Rejuvenation, our expert physicians will implement a customized HRT program to stabilize your hormones and reduce the risk of cancerous fibroid growth.
Endometriosis symptoms are much like the effects of PMS, and include pelvic pain, fatigue, cramping, and bloating. While doctors aren't entirely sure what causes this painful, uncomfortable condition, most agree that hormones - particularly xenoestrogens - play a factor.
Endometriosis symptoms are much like the effects of PMS and include pelvic pain, fatigue, cramping, and bloating. While doctors aren't entirely sure what causes this painful, uncomfortable condition, most agree that hormones - particularly xenoestrogens - play a factor.
Xenoestrogen is a hormone that is very similar to estrogen. Too much xenoestrogen is thought to stimulate endometrial tissue growth. HRT for women helps balance these hormones and, when used with a custom nutrition program, can provide relief for women across the U.S.
Sermorelin is a synthetic hormone peptide, like GHRH, which triggers the release of growth hormones. When used under the care of a qualified physician, Sermorelin can help you lose weight, increase your energy levels, and help you feel much younger.
Human growth hormone (HGH) therapy has been used for years to treat hormone deficiencies. Unlike HGH, which directly replaces declining human growth hormone levels, Sermorelin addresses the underlying cause of decreased HGH, stimulating the pituitary gland naturally. This approach keeps the mechanisms of growth hormone production active.
Ipamorelin helps to release growth hormones in a person's body by mimicking a peptide called ghrelin. Ghrelin is one of three hormones which work together to regulate the growth hormone levels released by the pituitary gland. Because Ipamorelin stimulates the body to produce growth hormone, your body won't stop its natural growth hormone production, which occurs with synthetic HGH.
Ipamorelin causes growth hormone secretion that resembles natural release patterns rather than being constantly elevated from HGH. Because ipamorelin stimulates the natural production of growth hormone, our patients can use this treatment long-term with fewer health risks.
One of the biggest benefits of Ipamorelin is that it provides significant short and long-term benefits in age management therapies. Ipamorelin can boost a patient's overall health, wellbeing, and outlook on life.
When there is an increased concentration of growth hormone by the pituitary gland, there are positive benefits to the body. Some benefits include:
Whether you are considering our HRT and anti-aging treatments for women in Stanhope, NJ, we are here to help. The first step to reclaiming your life begins by contacting Global Life Rejuvenation. Our friendly, knowledgeable HRT experts can help answer your questions and walk you through our procedures. From there, we'll figure out which treatments are right for you. Before you know it, you'll be well on your way to looking and feeling better than you have in years!973-587-8638
STANHOPE — By Valley Road School Superintendent Steven Hagemann's rough estimate, first-grade teacher Susan Davis has taught about 1,000 students in her 50 years at the school.Those students have grown up and made their own impacts on society, but their roots can all be traced back to Davis. Thus, it was fitting that the retiring teacher formed new, literal roots by planting a tree at the Stanhope school's Arbor Day celebration Friday afternoon.The ceremony for Davis, who began her teaching career in Septem...
STANHOPE — By Valley Road School Superintendent Steven Hagemann's rough estimate, first-grade teacher Susan Davis has taught about 1,000 students in her 50 years at the school.
Those students have grown up and made their own impacts on society, but their roots can all be traced back to Davis. Thus, it was fitting that the retiring teacher formed new, literal roots by planting a tree at the Stanhope school's Arbor Day celebration Friday afternoon.
The ceremony for Davis, who began her teaching career in September 1972, included dozens of her former students and colleagues as well as representatives from the Sussex County Education Association and New Jersey Education Association — both organizations in which she was extremely active.
After remarks from several officials, Hagemann unveiled a granite plaque next to the newly planted tree, which thanked Davis "for 50 years of dedicated service" to the district.
The tree planting has become an annual tradition at Valley Road, with the school using the event to honor the services of a local group or organization.
This year, Davis was the logical choice for recognition. Hagemann noted that Arbor Day is meant to represent hope for a healthier environment in the future — the same thing Davis tried to accomplish as a teacher.
"Her greatest impact is still yet to come," Hagemann said. "She has contributed so greatly to developing our young learners into leaders, innovators and the pioneers of tomorrow. Her current and former students will be contributing to our society long after Mrs. Davis' official retirement, expanding her impact and legacy on this community and beyond."
Other speakers at Friday's ceremony praised Davis for her dedication to teaching, which often included multiple generations of families throughout her half-century at Valley Road.
"We used to joke years ago that, if all she had to work with was a J.C. Penney catalog, she could teach kids how to read," said Stanhope Council President Diana Kuncken, whose two sons were taught by Davis and are now adults with children of their own.
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Outside of her classroom duties, Davis was a fierce advocate for students and made sure everyone received a proper education. NJEA secretary-treasurer Petal Robertson called her a "powerhouse," remembering how quickly she learned of her tenacity after they first met.
"I said, 'She's sweet, but she's a piece of work,'" Robertson said with a laugh. "On behalf of the NJEA, I thank you for being 50 years of the piece of work that has built a strong part of Sussex County."
Davis referenced a quote from Martin Luther King Jr., whom she called her role model, about the importance of education not only in terms of intelligence, but also in building character and establishing the truth. She expressed hope that her legacy will carry on through the achievements of the children and teachers at Valley Road.
"To the students, I wish you pursue and achieve your dreams. To my colleagues, I wish you the continued strength for the pursuit of excellence for the children of Stanhope," Davis said. She grinned as she added, "And for my friends and family, watch out. You're going to see more of me now."
Davis appeared visibly moved by the warm reception from the school and members of the public. Following the ceremony, she looked back on the close bonds she has formed throughout her five-decade tenure at Stanhope.
"I think that it's so telling how people in education become family. I'm not sure if that happens in every profession," Davis said. "To me, it doesn't matter if you're in a school of 100 (students) or if you're in a school of 3,000. The dedication and the professionalism is all the same."
(STANHOPE, NJ) -- The legendary Stanhope House will trade in its blues legacy for a night when it goes “green” on Saturday, December 4, in a benefit for the environment hosted by the non-profit EarthShare New Jersey. EarthShare New Jersey Blues will benefit 19 environmental non-profits in the Garden State, with proceeds supporting the conservation of air, water, land and wildlife across New Jersey.The bands scheduled to perform are: ...
(STANHOPE, NJ) -- The legendary Stanhope House will trade in its blues legacy for a night when it goes “green” on Saturday, December 4, in a benefit for the environment hosted by the non-profit EarthShare New Jersey. EarthShare New Jersey Blues will benefit 19 environmental non-profits in the Garden State, with proceeds supporting the conservation of air, water, land and wildlife across New Jersey.
The bands scheduled to perform are: Tad Schaefer & The Troublemakers, led by member of the N.Y. Blues Hall of Fame; The Incinerators, a Jersey Shore band whose music “aims at the feet;” The Lew Gatewood Band, which plays everything from Marvin Gaye to The Rolling Stones; and the Chuck Lambert Band, which is led by a Red Bank native.
Tom Kaminski, veteran traffic reporter for WCBS Newsradio 880, will be the master of ceremonies. Doors open at 6:00pm, and the show starts at 7:00pm.
Tickets are $25 for adults in advance and $30 at the door, and $15 in advance for students and $20 at the door (with valid student ID). Tickets are available for purchase online.
“I can’t think of a better place to hold our benefit than in beautiful northwest New Jersey, where the abundant open spaces and the Delaware Water Gap remind of the need to protect and preserve our natural surroundings,” says Paula Aldarelli, executive director of EarthShare New Jersey. “Please come out and help us rock The Stanhope House for this worthy cause on Dec. 4.”
According to The Stanhope House web site, they are currently following State of N.J. COVID general guidelines for indoor venues. New Jersey state guidelines suggest anyone not vaccinated against COVID-19 should wear a mask and socially distance from others. Anyone who is not feeling well should not enter the venue.
The Stanhope House is located at 45 Main Street in Stanhope, New Jersey. The venue bills itself as “The Last Great American Roadhouse” and has hosted everyone from blues legends to Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. Legend has it that Babe Ruth once drank there.
Earthshare New Jersey is a private non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to mobilize the people of New Jersey to conserve and protect our land, water, air and wildlife, making the state a healthier place to live, work and play. EarthShare New Jersey provides employers with one-stop access to leading environmental organizations, making charitable giving and volunteering easy for their employees and customers.
Fall is officially upon us. There are so many reasons to love fall — from boots to chunky sweaters, warm lattes, cozy blankets, and foliage, it’s hard to pick a favorite part of the season. One undeniably great part is there are always so many fun events + things to do in the North Jersey area — particularly fall festivals. From street fairs to pumpkin picking, beer gardens, local shopping, and harvest fest...
Fall is officially upon us. There are so many reasons to love fall — from boots to chunky sweaters, warm lattes, cozy blankets, and foliage, it’s hard to pick a favorite part of the season. One undeniably great part is there are always so many fun events + things to do in the North Jersey area — particularly fall festivals. From street fairs to pumpkin picking, beer gardens, local shopping, and harvest festivals, we’ve rounded up a list of local North Jersey fall festivals that are worth the visit, along with what you need to know about these events. Read on for a list of local fall festivals and fairs in the North Jersey area.
Please note: These events are included editorially as a community resource. The Hoboken Girl is not affiliated with any of these events. For the most accurate and up-to-date information, including cancellations due to inclement weather, please check in with the host directly.
Now through October 30th | 11AM to 6PM
Smorgasburg brings its incredible foodie expertise to Jersey City every Saturday until late October. With dozens of unique vendors and new fall-friendly cuisines to offer, it’s the perfect spot to go to with an empty stomach on a Saturday. It’s located at Harborside Place and Hudson Street next to the Smorgasbar beer garden.
Now through November 6th
During this time, the Skylands Stadium, located at 94 Championship Place, Augusta, will be transformed like no other. With over 6k Jack-O-Lanterns, this event is going to be filled with amazing views, perfect for any Instagram grid. There will be a 45-minute Halloween walk, seasonal food + drinks, a carnival, and beer garden. Plus, there will also be a Ferris wheel so you could see the spectacular view from above.
September 17th – October 30th
Celebrate fall all of October at Von Thun Farms, located at 438 NJ-57, Washington, NJ. There are over 20 activities to enjoy — plus, guests get access to the apple orchard and pumpkin fields. The festival will be held every Saturday and Sunday from 10AM-5PM.
September 24th | 11AM to 5PM
This downtown Bound Brook fair will feature live music, a DJ, dancing, food, live entertainment, children’s rides, games, and more.
Saturdays + Sundays, September 24th – October 30th (Plus October 10th)
This family-friendly farm, located at 358 Allen Road in Hackettstown, holds special fall harvest weekends every weekend from now until the end of October. There’s no entry fee to go, as all activities and food are priced individually. Here, you’ll find pick-your-own pumpkins + apples, hayrides, an incredible 9-acre corn maze, pony visits, food, and so much more.
September 25th | 10AM to 5PM
This event will be held along Midland Avenue between Krakow + Elizabeth Streets. There will be outdoor shopping, arts + crafts, food trucks, live entertainment, games, and more.
September 25th | 1PM to 4PM
The 9th annual Fall Festival in Little Falls is happening this Sunday from 1PM to 4PM at Memorial Park, located at Wilmore Road. There will be live entertainment, activities for the whole family, pumpkin painting, balloon animals, food + drink, local businesses, and more.
September 25th | 11AM
This festival is taking place at Memorial Park, located at the corner of Vreeland Avenue and Passaic Avenue in Nutley. There will be shopping, fun activities, and family-friendly events — like face painting, live music, and arts + crafts.
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October 1st | 10AM to 5PM
This family-fun day has activities for all ages from hayrides and applesauce making to autumn plant sales and dancing. Admission is free, though you have to pay $5 for parking. Plus, proceeds from the Harvest Fest activities benefit NJBG, the non-profit member support group for the New Jersey State Botanical Garden.
Starting October 1st for Day Events, October 7th for Night Events
This Haunted Wild West Fest is happening every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30AM to 4PM for day activities and 6:30PM to 10PM for night activities. Located at 50 Lackawanna Drive in Stanhope, the day events are intended for everyone of all ages and will include live action shows, museums/exhibits in town, barnyard visits, pony rides, and more. The evening activities are intended to be PG-13 and will include many scare factors along the Train Ride and the Frontiersman Trail.
October 2nd | 12PM to 5PM
One of the biggest fall events in Essex County, this street fair will feature arts and crafts, kiddie rides, merchandise, and food. With so many vendors, this 6-block area will be filled with fun.
October 2nd | 11AM to 6PM
The annual Hoboken Fall Arts + Music Festival will be happening on Sunday, October 2nd from 11AM to 6PM on Washington Street from Observer Highway to 7th Street. This free event will include over 300 artists, crafters, makers, local businesses, and food vendors. There will also be two performance stages where local musicians will perform.
This free event is actually one of North Jersey’s largest street fairs. There will be over 300 vendors, live music, children’s activities, games, and rides. It’s located at 1490 Union Valley Road in West Milford.
October 8th | 10AM to 2PM
This event, hosted by JCFamilies, is the 8th Annual Cultural Diversity Festival in Jersey City. This festival is happening alongside this year’s Harvest Festival and is meant to be a day celebrating diversity and the change of seasons. Located at Hamilton Park in Jersey, there will be an array of fun activities planned for the whole family, including pumpkin painting, arts & crafts, musical acts, dancers, and food.
October 9th | 11AM to 5PM
This event happens every fall in Maplewood. There will be art and music on the streets of Maplewood village.
October 22nd | 11AM to 3PM
This event will be held at Pier A Park and is designed for young kids and teens. There will also be a crafts market along the waterfront from 1st to 4th Street using the vendors from the canceled Hoboken Arts + Music Festival. To learn more, click here.
October 29th | 4PM to 9PM
This indoor event will take place at 895 Frelinghuysen Avenue in Newark and will celebrate local Black business owners. This will be a night of fun, complete with live DJ music, free giveaways, prizes, and special guest live performances by Blockwryter.
October 29th | 10AM to 4PM
The 11th annual Sussex County Harvest, Honey, and Garlic Festival will be at the Sussex County Fairgrounds, located at 37 Plains Road, Augusta. The festival celebrates agriculture, ecotourism, and arts + heritage tourism. There will be a farmers’ market, beekeepers, a hayride, pumpkin paint, crafts, and more.
Singer-songwriting guitarist Daniel Donato is a young and rising star in Nashville, but his roots trace back to New Jersey.Donato has played everything from Honky Tonks to the Grand Old Opry. Most recently Donato played a show at the Beacon Theater and will soon be bringing his talents to Asbury Park and Stanhope.He will be playing his first show in Jersey at The Stanhope House on Friday, April 22. The following night, Sat...
Singer-songwriting guitarist Daniel Donato is a young and rising star in Nashville, but his roots trace back to New Jersey.
Donato has played everything from Honky Tonks to the Grand Old Opry. Most recently Donato played a show at the Beacon Theater and will soon be bringing his talents to Asbury Park and Stanhope.
He calls his brand of music Cosmic Country, which he describes as "tie-dyes and Levi's, and if you like three chords and the truth, and you also like a little bit of a story told through the music, and not the words, it's right up your alley. It's influenced by the classics of American music, including Grateful Dead and Phish, but it also includes Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Hank Williams Sr."
Daniel also spent time playing with the Don Kelly Band, which was known to have some of the best guitarists Nashville has to offer.
"The Donatos moved to New Jersey in the early 1900s, to New Brunswick. My grandfather ran a salvage company for years there. He was a man of adventure, quality, and unique tastes. From that move, I came along many years later.
“I am thrilled to perform for the specific audience that New Jersey is, New Jersey is a collective of many different kinds of cultures at the end of the day it's an honest culture that works very hard and wants to provide for their family. A lot of my music is rooted in those values."
"Steaks Unlimited and Maruca’s in Seaside Heights because they both are hands down the best Shore food you’ll ever find! I want to go to the Wonder Bar. I wanna walk along the boardwalk in Asbury and see all the seagulls in the morning on the beach and relive that archetypal Jersey Shore moment."
"A Cosmic Country show has three chords, the truth, and jams from dimensions unknown. You’ll see many happy beings dressed in tie-dye, and dancing for our entire 2+ hour show. Each show is different, we never play the setlist in the same way, no song is ever performed in the same way, it's a completely unique experience each night and we try to bring that to people, they can expect a lot of guitar and improvisation, a lot of really thought out lyrics, very tight harmonies from our honky-tonk roots and a lot of dancing- our crowd is very high energy."
"This tour has been our most realized endeavor yet. Musically, we’re doing two sets a night, and each night is different. Community wise, the connection between the individuals on stage and the individuals off stage has been closer and more integrated than I’ve ever experienced."
"My style came to be through sheer persistence and inquisitive internal searching and listening through years of playing in Honky Tonks and venues across the country. My influences are classic country artists like Waylon, Willie, and John Prine. I also love Phish, Grateful Dead, and The Allman Brothers Band."
Daniel will be at The Stanhope House on Friday, April 22 and the following night, Saturday, April 23, he will be playing The Saint in Asbury Park.
Gallery Credit: Jordan Jansson
A trip to New Jersey doesn't have to be all about the beach. Our state has some incredible trails, waterfalls, and lakes to enjoy.
From the Pine Barrens to the Appalachian Trail to the hidden gems of New Jersey, you have plenty of options for a great hike. Hiking is such a great way to spend time outdoors and enjoy nature, plus it's a great workout.
Before you go out on the trails and explore some of our listeners' suggestions, I have some tips on hiking etiquette from the American Hiking Society.
If you are going downhill and run into an uphill hiker, step to the side and give the uphill hiker space. A hiker going uphill has the right of way unless they stop to catch their breath.
Always stay on the trail, you may see side paths, unless they are marked as an official trail, steer clear of them. By going off-trail you may cause damage to the ecosystems around the trail, the plants, and wildlife that live there.
You also do not want to disturb the wildlife you encounter, just keep your distance from the wildlife and continue hiking.
Bicyclists should yield to hikers and horses. Hikers should also yield to horses, but I’m not sure how many horses you will encounter on the trails in New Jersey.
If you are thinking of bringing your dog on your hike, they should be leashed, and make sure to clean up all pet waste.
Lastly, be mindful of the weather, if the trail is too muddy, it's probably best to save your hike for another day.
I asked our listeners for their suggestions of the best hiking spots in New Jersey, check out their suggestions:
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- A free show Wednesday, June 8, with Grateful Dead tribute band This Old Engine kicks off a series of performances at the Homestead – which opened in 2020, but has not featured original, live music on a regular basis until now. Also coming up this summer are a Railroad Earth side project, Steve Kimock and Friends, and Spafford. These shows are presented by ...
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- A free show Wednesday, June 8, with Grateful Dead tribute band This Old Engine kicks off a series of performances at the Homestead – which opened in 2020, but has not featured original, live music on a regular basis until now. Also coming up this summer are a Railroad Earth side project, Steve Kimock and Friends, and Spafford. These shows are presented by Flying V Productions, which has been promoting live music in New Jersey the last several years (most notably at The Stanhope House).
“Some of my friends think that I am out of my mind to invest my time and money on live performances of original music – especially in these times,” says promoter Vincent Ventriglia of Flying V Productions. “But music is my passion, and as Homestead owner Billy Walsh says, ‘Let’s make this fun.’ ”
The Homestead is located in the heart of Morristown at 10 Dehart Street, and bills itself as a trendy, bi-level bar offering craft cocktails, beer and “elevated bar bites.” Located about 30 miles west of Manhattan, Morristown is easily accessible via Routes 80 and 287 and other local highways.
“I’ve brought in a new stage, lights and sound, and we have a capacity of 700. There’s no other venue like this in northern New Jersey” says Ventriglia, who is also a musician and thus held in high regard by the bands he books. “I strongly believe that anyone who comes out will enjoy our shows and leave with a smile on their face.”
Fittingly at the “soft opening” for the Flying V series of shows, western New Jersey native and Railroad Earth frontman Todd Sheaffer led the way as his all-star band rocked at the Homestead on April 24th.
The featured shows coming to the Homestead are:
Wednesday, June 8, This Old Engine, free show. One of New Jersey’s leading Dead tributes.
BENEFIT: Sunday, July 17, The Shawnee Mountain Boys, $20. A jam-packed evening of roots and Americana, featuring members of Railroad Earth, with special guest Blake Christiana of Yarn; and Bobby Syvarth’s album release party. Vincent Ventriglia’s Wig Party opens. Benefits The Shawnee Creek Watershed Conservancy.
Sunday, Aug. 14: Steve Kimock and Friends, $35. Guitarist regarded as one of the great improvisers of his generation.
Spafford, date TBA. Arizona band known for its astonishing improvisational ability and off-the-cuff extended jams.
Perpetual Groove, date TBA. From Savannah, Ga., known for its mix of Southern rock, funk, jazzy improvisation, indie rock and synth loops.
Doors open at 7:00pm and Sunday shows start at 7:30pm; other nights, showtime is 8:00pm. Other performances will be announced as bookings are confirmed.