Culture in brief: Big Mamou celebrates Mardi Gras

Montclair country-Cajun band Big Mamou celebrates Mardi Gras with two dates in town: Montclair Social Club on Tuesday, and Outpost in the Burbs Friday.
losers lounge

The Glitter Ball and Losers Lounge are ‘pure joy’

Performing with Joe McGinty and the Losers Lounge is "pure joy," says rocker Warren Zanes. The Glitter Ball is Saturday, March 2.

Flogging Molly plays Irish soul

Flogging Molly, a Celtic-punk band that has been on the scene for more than 20 years, will play the Wellmont on Thursday, Feb. 28.

Photos: Drum Montclair is playing

Mark Wood leads about 20 adults in a West African drum class, learning rhythms and techniques on djembe drums, at the Drum Montclair group, in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Saturday, Feb.23,

Culture in brief: Flogging Molly to play Wellmont

Irish-American band Flogging Molly will play the Welllmont Theater on Thursday, Feb. 28, in advance of St. Patrick's Day.
Duel of the Decades

Photos: 80s vs 90s pop music duel it out in The Wellmont

Team 80s beats Team 90s music, 56.03 percent to 43.97 percent of the audience vote at the Wellmont's "Duel of the Decades" show Saturday night, Feb. 16.The premise pits two live bands in colorful...
UUCM Interfaith Music Festival

Photos: sixth annual UUCM Interfaith Music Festival

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair hosted the sixth annual Interfaith Music Festival on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 10. Hosted by the Music Ministry of UUCM, congregations from in and around Montclair came together to...

Jazz House Kids swings at salon, with Laurie Anderson

Jazz House Kids swing in the RALPHPUCCI Salon, as Christian McBride meets avant-garde violin-multimedia artist for "Conversations with Christian."

Culture In Brief: Montclair Early Music starts group for beginners

Montclair Early Music has launched a new group for beginning level adult recorder players.The new group "The Musettes" is geared for adults who want to play music with others in a small group, just...