Based out of Sayreville, NJ, JENEVIEVE CRUZ AND THE SUBMISSIVES come together to create a unique, fresh, raw sound, full of energy and passion.
Jenevieve Cruz, has been singing since she was 3 years old and started writing songs at the age of 15. She turns her poetry into lyrics and plays multiple instruments during the creative writing process.
Forming a cover band quickly led to the release of an original debut 5 song EP titled "Echoes" on Corporal Music Group, Jenevieve Cruz's Independent Label, while simultaneously going through some lineup changes. Their ballad "Picture Of You" was Produced by Legendary John Siket. The single "Lose Myself In You" was licensed to Director Nick Basile for his Feature film "Dark" Starring: Whitney Able, Alexandra Breckenridge and Michael Eklund. Now on Netflix!
"Band members are true artistic spirits, and the music is timeless."-Jeff Crespi (published 6.28.16 National Rock Review)
Influences: Jack White, No Doubt, The Rolling Stones, The Cure, Kings of Leon, Dave Mathews, Nirvana, Theo Kogan and Pearl Jam...
The band has shared a stage with Worldwide Band "Fear Factory" and with the new line-up, Released their Debut Album "Queen of the First" on 1/6/17, as well as continuing to perform all over the tri-state area and planning to announce "City Of Dreams" 2017 Summer Tour Dates.
"I need your affection, your constant connection, kiss me smooth or until I'm drained" lyrics from their single "Do It To Myself" screams hopeless romantic and that I am. I am also extremely passionate about writing lyrics that are universal and music that touches the soul", says Jenevieve.
EP "Echoes" is Available Now on Bandcamp and streaming on YouTube
Debut Album "Queen of the First" is Available Now on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and more...
Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica / Jenevieve Cruz
Lead Guitarist / Ronnie
Drums / Nicole
Bass, Backing Vocals / Ngozi
Rhythm Guitar, Submissive / Jerry
PRESS KIT-One Sheet (Updated) 12/2016 JCTS | Download
About Jenevieve Cruz
Singer/Songwriter | Multi-Instrumentalist | Music Producer | Poet
Aside from the band, Jenevieve Cruz performs as a charismatic solo acoustic act, as well as her spoken word poetry locally in New Jersey and the lower east side, NYC. Throughout her solo career, she has had the opportunity to open for "Fishbone" in Santa Monica, CA. Jenevieve was featured in "Urban Ink Magazine" April 2012 issue, Inked Poets, where they published her poetry as well as an interview with her. Jenevieve is currently recording and self-producing her first solo full-length acoustic album "UNPLUGGED" due to release April 2017.
Date Set Time Venue Address Details
Fri April 21, 2017 8pm-1am Hub City Brewhouse- 335 George St. New Brunswick, NJ All Ages-21 to drink
Fri April 28, 2017 9pm-? Otto's Shrunken Head 538 East 14th st. New York, NY 21 to drink
PAST LIVE PERFORMANCES
Sat March 18, 2017 7pm-11pm Starland Ballroom- 570 Jernee Mill Rd. Sayreville, NJ $15/All Ages
Thurs Feb 2, 2017 4pm-7pm CBGB & OMFUG- Newark Airport Newark, NJ (JCTS Acoustic Performance)
Sat Jan 28, 2017 9pm-12am Cookie's Bar- 2026 S 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA 21 and over
Sat Dec 31, 2016 10pm-1am Hub City Brewhouse- 335 George St. New Brunswick, NJ All Ages-21 to drink
(New Year's Eve!)
Sat Dec 17, 2016 11am-3pm Avanti Day Resort-345 US 9, Manalapan, NJ All Ages
(Acoustic Live Christmas Performance)
Fri Nov 18, 2016 9pm-1am Willie McBrides- 1270 Easton Turnpike Branchburg, NJ All ages-21 to drink
Fri Oct 14, 2016 8pm Sidewalk cafe- 94 Avenue A, NY, NY $10 at the door
Sat Oct 15, 2016 3pm-? The Stanhope House- 45 Main Street Stanhope, NJ $30 - All day festival
(Opening for Unearth, Soilwork and Battlecross)
Fri Sept 23, 2016 8pm-1am Hub City Brewhouse- 335 George St. New Brunswick, NJ All Ages-21 to drink
Sat Aug 20, 2016 8pm-1am The World of Beer- 335 George St. New Brunswick, NJ All Ages-21 to drink
Fri Aug 5, 2016 8pm Starland Ballroom-570 Jernee Mill Rd. Sayreville, NJ $20 All ages
(Opening for Fear Factory in support of the kickoff to their world tour. Presented by WSOU)
Sat July 30, 2016 9pm-1am Willie McBrides- 1270 Easton Turnpike Branchburg, NJ All Ages-21 to drink
Thurs July 14, 2016 5-8pm Porta- 135 Newark Ave. Jersey City, NJ (Acoustic/Electric w/Drums Rooftop)
Sun June 5, 2016 5pm The Stone Pony- 913 Ocean Ave. Asbury Park, NJ $10 All Ages-Doors 1pm
Fri May 13, 2016 9pm Starland Ballroom-570 Jernee Mill Rd. Sayreville, NJ $15 pre-sale tickets
(Opening for National "Guns n Roses" Cover Band "Appetite for Destruction")