‘OkTENberfest’ marks 10 years at the Wellmont Theater

The Wellmont Theater re-opened as a live venue after years as a movie theater on Oct. 27, 2008. On Oct. 27, 2018 the theater will celebrate OkTENberfest.

Montclair Jazz Festival: music made with breath

Montclair Jazz Festival Saturday, Aug. 12 noon-9 p.m.Nishuane Park (at High Street) Freemontclairjazzfestival.orgBy GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsTrumpeter Ted Chubb is one of the headliners of the Montclair Jazz Festival. He recently released a new CD, “Gratified...
Blackmore's Night

Blackmore’s Night bring ‘magic’ to Montclair

Blackmore's Night will bring their English folk-renaissance music, featuring vocals of Candice Night and guitar of Ritchie Blackmore, to the Wellmont on Sunday, July 29.

Spiritual Drumming: Keeping the pulse with the beat of many drums

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Both women and men lugged giant drums behind them and headed up the ramp into a church on a Sunday afternoon. Richard Reiter, who is an Emmy-award winning composer, a jazz...

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...

Jayhawks sold out at Outpost

The Jayhawks play to a sold-out crowd at Outpost in the Burbs on Saturday, April 22, at First Congregational Church, 40 South Fullerton Ave.
tour of color

Students add to the colorful sounds of Montclair Orchestra

Students play with seasoned professionals in the Montclair Orchestra.

Culture in brief: Woven Green concert at UUCM

Woven Green will hold a concert, followed by a Soundbath Healing Meditation, on Saturday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St. Woven Green are a husband-and-wife duo, who...

55 years and feeling the buzz: The Chieftains come to NJPAC

BY GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsOn a distant planet, somewhere, someone may be listening to the the uillean (pronounced “illin”) pipes, accompanied by the insistent sound of the goat-skin drum the bodhrán (“bahran”), and believe it to...
Jazz House Kids

Montclair’s Jazz House Kids host ‘Something Wonderful’ for John F. Kennedy School

Jazz House Kids hosts “Something Wonderful,” a day of beauty, pampering and health for the students, parents and caregivers of the John F. Kennedy School, a districtwide ungraded special education school in Newark, at...