All-girl band rocks out and has fun doing it.
Music has the power to unite people in a way that few other things can. No one knows that better than Scarlet Rush. The all-girl band hasn't been together for very long, but they don’t perform like it. The band won the annual Rockfest at the Wayne YMCA March 24. The band also performed during the first annual Music Mashup earlier this month. Jenny Aciu, Robin Mainardi, Brianna Ransaw, and Lauren Picone said they just go with the flow when they start playing a song. For them, music is about more than just the notes. “We’re so lucky to have the chance to play together,” Mainardi said. “There’s just something that happens when the music starts.” Aciu, Ransaw, and Picone are Wayne residents. Mainardi lives in Kinnelon. In an earlier …
Organizer Brian Jones said the event was a "huge success."
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Amy Tatro
Monday, March 5, 2012
Several Wayne-based bands and musicians took to the stage Saturday to showcase their musical abilities in the first ever Music Mash Up at the Presbyterian Church in Franklin Lakes. The event was designed to give young local musicians a safe environment to showcase their musical talents. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Wayne Volunteer Organization Active in Disasters. "It was a tremendous success," said Brian Jones, the Wayne resident who organized the event. "These kids have so much talent, but there's no place around here to really show the world just how talented they are." Among the performers of the night were Wayne residents Jessica Amill and Justin Plunkett, who wrote the song "Scream for You," performed together; …