Twisted Covers Presents 'Locals Covering Locals'

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Twisted Covers makes its return to the Twisted Tree Cafe in Asbury Park on Sunday, February 24th with a very special performance of locals covering songs by other local artists! The show starts at 5pm and admission is free to the public.

Twisted Covers is a monthly show where artists perform two songs by a particular artist chosen in advance and then play one of their original songs. Previous artists have included Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young. The show, which made its debut in late 2007, has been steadily gaining a following among music fans.

This month's spotlight of "Locals Covering Locals" was one that many artists were interested in as a chance to spotlight some of their favorite local tunes. Artists scheduled to perform include Rick Barry, Keith Monacchio, Michael Brett, Tony Tedesco, Ken Shane, George Wirth, Sheli Aarden and Melissa Anthony, Joe Harvard, and Cook Smith.

Artists having their songs covered include George Wirth, Rick Barry, Anthony Fiumano, Janey Todd, Michael Brett, Status Green, Paperback Radio, Chris Smith, Divine Sign, Jack Stock, The Commons, Sheli Aarden, and April Smith.

"If you're a fan of the local music scene, this will be an interesting look at the work created by some of the area's top songwriters," said Gary Wien, Program Director of The Penguin (, an online radio station that sponsors Twisted Covers. "The month's edition promises to be one of the most unique shows the Jersey Shore has ever had!"

The next Twisted Covers show will be on Sunday, March 30th with a spotlight on Elvis Costello. Artists will perform songs from one of Costello's most underrated albums, "King Of America", and then will perform songs from throughout his career.