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The Asbury Lanes

Asbury Lanes
Front entrance of Asbury Lanes
Location Asbury Park, New Jersey
Type Music venue, Bowling alley
Genre(s) Punk
Garage
Hard Rock
Folk
Surf
Psychobilly
Opened 1962[1]
Website http://www.asburylanes.com/

Asbury Lanes located in Asbury Park, New Jersey is a vintage bowling alley and bar with live performances ranging from live musical acts,[2] burlesque, hot rod, dance parties,[2] film[2] and art shows. It is one of the many historic music landmarks located within Asbury Park. These include The Stone Pony, the Wonderbar, the Saint and the Fastlane.[3]

Music venue

Since its re-opening, Asbury Lanes has hosted many notable bands. The bowling lanes double as center stage when bands are playing and as a dance floor.

Musical & Comedy acts

Mainly consisting of punk rock bands,[4] Asbury Lanes has also hosted other genres of music as well as other non-musical acts. Some acts to have played Asbury Lanes include:

Film

Asbury Lanes has also played host to the Tromapalooza.[25] Tromapalooza is a fan gathering and small scale film festival featuring films new and old from Troma film studios such as the Toxic Avenger and Sgt. Kabukiman, NYPD. Lloyd Kaufman films was on hand presenting both films and acts.[25] As well as playing host to Tromapalooza, Asbury Lanes has also become a sponsor of the 2010 and 2011 TromaDance film festival in Asbury Park and will host the TromaDance After Party.[26]

See also

References

External links

  • Asbury Lanes official website
  • Twitter

Coordinates: 40°13′23″N 74°00′07″W / 40.2231°N 74.0019°W / 40.2231; -74.0019

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