The Feelies and The Bongos will perform at Hoboken Arts & Music Festival

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The Feelies (from left, Bill Million, Glenn Mercer, Stan Demeski, Dave Weckerman and Brenda Sauter) will perform in Hoboken, Oct. 1.

The Feelies and The Bongos, two bands with deep roots in the Hoboken music scene, will perform at the free, annual fall edition of the Hoboken Arts & Music Festival, which will take place on Washington Street from Observer Highway to Seventh Street in downtown Hoboken, Oct. 1.

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The Bongos (from left, James Mastro, Frank Giannini, Richard Barone and Rob Norris).

Joining them on the bill are Lenny Kaye’s Nuggets Golden Jubilee Band, the Karyn Kuhl Gang and others.

Here is the schedule:


12:15 p.m.: Karyn Kuhl Gang
1:30 p.m.: Lenny Kaye’s Nuggets Golden Jubilee Band
3 p.m.: The Bongos
4:45 p.m.: The Feelies

12:15 p.m.: Jax Zilla
12:40 p.m.: Melanie Murray
1:10 p.m.: Allison Strong
1:50 p.m.: Zydeco Revelators
2:50 p.m.: Gene D. Plumber with Ed Fogarty and Friends
3:50 p.m.: Widely Grown
5 p.m.: Frankie Morales & the Mambo of the Times Orchestra

Also, as is customary for this festival, more than 250 vendors — offering artwork, crafts, food and more — will line Washington Street.

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The Feelies will release their seventh album (and first live album), Some Kinda Love, on Oct. 13 (downloads and streaming) and Oct. 27 (vinyl and CD), on the Hoboken-based record label, Bar/None. The album features Velvet Underground covers, performed at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City on Oct. 13, 2018, with guest appearances by Bongos members Richard Barone and James Mastro.


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