New Jersey Stage

Sunday, October 13, 2013


(LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- Real Friends will be performing at the Brighton Bar in Long Branch, NJ on Saturday, November 9th along with Mixtapes, Forever Came Calling, Pentimento, Batten Down The Hatches, and Cross Town Train.

Real Friends is an emo/pop punk band from Chicago, IL. They have rapidly become one of the biggest unsigned bands in the genre.With their "do it yourself" attitude, they have gained the respect of bands and fans all over the map. Real Friends continues to grow in popularity daily with their hard work, relatable lyrics, energetic music, and dedicated fan base. The band self-released their new E.P. Put Yourself Back Together back in June, and recently put out a music video for their song "Late Nights In My Car."

Mixtapes is a pop punk band from Cincinnati, OH. The band released their album Ordinary Silence on No Sleep Records this past June to positive reviews.

Forever Came Calling is a pop punk band from Twentynine Palms, CA. The band released their debut album Contender last year on Pure Noise Records. The band was also featured in the VANS Warped Tour documentary No Room For Rock Stars.

Pentimento is a punk rock quartet from Buffalo, N.Y. Pentimento released in late 2012 its debut full-length album, aself-titled record that was released independently for free on theInternet. Supporters of the band came out in full force, generouslydonating to the band to help it pay for its recording budget.

New Jersey acts Batten Down The Hatches and Cross Town Train are also on the bill.

Tickets for the event are $13 (Advance) $15 (Day of Show).