Oratorio Society

Montclair: Oratorio Society of New Jersey performers keep singing

By Gwen Orel orel@montclairlocal.news When they sing, they feel free. Uplifted. Inspired. And challenged. Definitely challenged. Laughter came from three long-time members of Oratorio Society of New Jersey as they talked about the challenge of learning Francis Poulenc’s “Stabat Mater”...

Montclair made beautiful music

Last Wednesday, June 21, musicians popped up all over Montclair to celebrate the fourth annual Montclair Make Music Day. The event is part of the global celebration Make Music Day, which always takes place on the...

Culture in brief: Nick Lowe performs at the Outpost

Rocker Nick Lowe will perform at The Outpost in the Burbs on Saturday, Oct. 14, 8 p.m., First Congregational Church, 40 South Fullerton  St. Lowe first made his mark as a producer, with Elvis...
Dave Davies

The Kinks’ Dave Davies to play Outpost in the Burbs

On Saturday, April 7, at 8 p.m., Dave Davies, formerly of The Kinks, will perform at The Outpost in the Burbs, at First Congregational Church, 40 South Fullerton Ave. The Outpost writes: “Dave Davies...

Culture in brief: Seed artists presents listening to Art Farmer

“Let’s Listen To Art Farmer,”a curated listening session led by Noal Cohen and Lynne Mueller, will be presented by Seed Artists on Friday, Aug. 17, 6 p.m., at the Montclair Public Library, 50 South...

Folding napkins and singing: Christine Lavin comes to Montclair

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news There’s more than one way to fold a napkin. Singer-songwriter Christine Lavin offers napkin-folding workshops at her concert intermissions. “Come for the napkin folding! Stay for the music!” she says. People do come and...

Culture in brief: TASE Jazz Q-Tet to play DLV Lounge

The TASE Jazz Q-Tet will perform at the DLV Lounge on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 p.m. to midnight, with Wendy Brown on vocals, Gary Schaeffer on organ, Eddie Brown on drums, and Mike...

The Defending Champions won’t stop: CD release in Montclair

They're not kids anymore, but The Defending Champions persevere: "Don't Stop" album release will be this weekend at Tierney's Tavern.
Dan Tierney

Music, food, buckets of chalk: Tierney’s Tavern Music Festival

Tierney's Tavern Music Festival will benefit Toni's Kitchen.

‘Hansel and Gretel’ goes traditional at Opera Theatre of Montclair

"Hansel and Gretel" by Engelbert Humperdinck presents a classic family, by adults, for all.