Asbury Lanes in Asbury Park is clearly one of the state’s most unique nightclubs. It’s not just converted from a bowling alley, but it still has some lanes, so you can play while the bands perform.
New York garage-punk band the Dead Exs took advantage of the club’s gritty retro ambience in its 2011 video for its catchy and powerful “More Stuff.” Check it out below.
Dead Exs member Dave Pattillo will return to Asbury Park on May 24, opening for John Eddie and His Dirty Ole Band at the Wonder Bar, under the name Strange Majik. For information, visit wonderbarasburyparkcom.
New Jersey celebrated its 350th birthday last year. And in the 350 Jersey Songs series, we are marking the occasion by posting 350 songs — one a day, for almost a year — that have something to do with the state, its musical history, or both. We started in September 2014, and will keep going until late in the summer.
If you would like to suggest any songs to be included, please let me know in the comments section underneath the video. And if you want to see the entire list, either alphabetically or in the order the songs were selected, click here.