This weekend friends and family gathered at Asbury Lanes for the two day event Camelfest III. An annual benefit that raises money and awareness for the Roots and Wings foundation. An organization that, since 1999, has been providing nurturing support, safe housing, educational support and practical life skills to young adults who have aged out of the child welfare system. The celebration also marked the twentieth anniversary of Dromedary Records and it's release of 'From '93 to Infinity'. A compilation featuring various artists covering songs released during that fateful year.
With the recent closing of Maxwell's. The event was moved from it's original home to Asbury Lanes. A full service bowling alley located about a block from the boardwalk. Though Lanes host many a music event. Camelfest III was the one that broke my cherry. The first night featured The Everymen, Cinema Cinema, The Coffin Daggers and The Wax Darts. A rather eclectic and balanced mix that included Indie, Surf, Noise and Party Rock. Check out Dromedary Records and the new album 'From '93 to Infinity' Here. Below are some pictures and links to the bands pages. Most important is a link to the Roots & Wings Foundation Here. Be sure to take a look at what they are doing in your community. Until the next time, thank Al. James Damion
|The Wax Darts|
|Instrumental Surf Rokers 'The Coffin Daggers'|
|Brooklyn's Cinema Cinema|