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write the songs to release solo projects from time to time. Sometimes it is a sign that they have moved on from the band, but generally it’s just a side project. The fact that band members contributed to the disc is a positive one for fans of The Nocturnals, as is this quote from Potter. “Loyalty has always been really important to me and so has evolution,” said Potter. “It’s hard sometimes to understand that they don’t need to be at odds. The band is an extension of me. They are my family and a huge part of my life. I have no intention of burning bridges or leaving it in the dust.” www.GracePotter.com UPCOMING SHOWS Wednesday, December 2 Bergen Performing Arts Center Englewood, NJ Friday, December 4 The Paramount Theatre Asbury Park, NJ Friday, December 11 The Fillmore Philadelphia, PA NewJerseyStage.com 2015 - ISSUE 11 ARTICLES 16