Band to bring in 2016

Joe Hughes and his band Goldenseal will be at Rooney’s Oceanfront Crab House, 100 Ocean Ave., Long Branch, from 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. on Dec. 31.

The band who also played at Rooney’s last New Year’s and will be playing there throughout the spring and summer, include Joe Hughes, lead singer and rhythm guitar; Pat Martucci, drums; Jesse Kessler, bass; John Bongiovanni, lead guitar; Lee Sanderson, sax; and Dennis Eschbach, trombone.

Goldenseal will also be playing at the Cabin, 984 Route 33, Freehold, on Dec. 26.

To contact Joe Hughes or Goldenseal, call 732-778-6678, email or visit