How's everyone doing? We're just checkin in. Everyone in the band is healthy and doing their part to help rid us of this beast they call COVID 19.
Please maintain your sanity and look forward to when the red flag comes down and we can all go back in the water.
COMING TO A VENUE NEAR YOU ~ SOUTHERN ROCK SPECIALISTS ~ THE BLACK CROSS BAND
AS WE ALL NAVIGATE THE REOPENING OF NEW JERSEY'S SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH INCLUDES BARS AND RESTAURANTS, WE LOOK FORWARD TO RESCHEDULING SOME OF THE DATES WE HAD ON OUR 2020 CALENDAR . WE WILL KEEP YOU INFORMED AS MORE INFORMATION COMES IN.
TELL US THIS ISN'T A BAZAARO WORLD WE ARE LIVING IN RIGHT NOW ..... ALL OF US WITHIN THE BLACK CROSS BAND ORGANIZATION WANT ALL OF OUR EXTENDED BLACK CROSS NATION FAMILY TO STAY SAFE AND HANG IN THERE ... IT MAY TAKE A LITTLE WHILE BUT JUST THINK OF THE PARTY WE'RE GONNA HAVE WHEN WE CAN ALL RETURN TO LIVE MUSIC ... WE TRULY LOVE YOU GUYS AND WANT NOTHING MORE THAN TO PLAY LIVE AND IN PERSON FOR YOU .. ...HAVE PATIENCE. STAY SAFE AND STAY ALIVE. . . IT DON'T WORK ANY OTHER WAY. PeAcE LoVe & SoUtHeRn RoCk
YOU WANT TO GET BACK TO SOME LIVE MUSIC INDOORS . . WELL, YOU MAY NOT LIKE IT BUT THEY SAY ITS PROVEN EFFECTIVE IN HELPING SLOW THE SPREAD OF COVID 19 .. SO MASK UP WHEN IN PUBLIC AND MIND YOUR P's & Q's . . LETS STOMP THIS MOTHER DOWN. LETS CHOKE IT OUT AND GET OUR COUNTRY HEALTHY AND OUR LIVE MUSIC BACK UP AND RUNNING .. GOOD THINGS COME TO THOSE WHO WAIT.
WE'LL GET BACK TO THIS .. JUST BE PATIENT AND HAVE FAITH IN THE MUSIC GODS.
THIS VIDEO WAS RECORDED ON JUNE 13TH AT KERWINS TAVERN IN MIDDLESEX NJ DURING THE COVID 19 PHASE !! OF REOPENING NEW JERSEY.
WE GATHERED AT KERWINS TO HELP RAISE MONEY FOR OUR FRONT LINE WORKERS AT ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SOMERSET.
THIS WAS THE SHOW ... ENJOY.
THE BLACK CROSS BAND WAS PROUD TO BE PART OF THIS VIRTUAL FUND RAISER FOR THE TWSP OF DUNELLEN NJ. WE'RE THE FIRST BAND ON AFTER THE MAYOR SPEAKS ... PRETTY COOL TO BE ABLE TO HELP RAISE MONEY FOR THE MOM AND POP SHOPS AND STORES IN DUNELLEN (OUR KEYBOARDIST, LENNY DEPIANO IS A DUNELLEN RESIDENT) ... GOOD STUFF.
Video captured by Donna Rubinetti at Jambeque 2018
Video captured by Penny Marshall
Video captured by Marcy Collins at Maggie Murray's. November 3rd 2018
Video captured and edited by John Thompson at Arties Bar and Grill in Frenchtown NJ / 2019
Another one caught by Penny Marshall .. Thanks Penny !!
John Thompson strikes again .. Our version of Freeborn Man by The Outlaws. Great tune.
Penny Marshall strikes again with this great capture of us performing 'I KNOW A LITTLE' by Lynyrd Skynyrd with our former front man JOHN KASPER .. Tons of fun.