Culture in brief: MSU teacher/musician raises money for Puerto Rico conservatory

MSU teacher Michael Aquino is holding an album release party on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Bloomfield Public Library Little Theatre, 90 Broad St., Bloomfield. “City Stars” is Aquino’s second CD, and...
Blues Traveler

Blues Traveler: Back to basics after 30 years

Blues Traveler Release of “Hurry Up & Hang Around” Friday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. General Admission Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St. Wellmonttheater.com - 973-783-9500 bluestraveler.com By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news On Friday, Oct....
harpsichord

Plucking it out: All Bach harpsichord concert at Saint James

If you haven't heard Bach on the harpischord, you haven't really heard Bach, Sean Price says.
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...

Montclair Jazz Festival: one day of music isn’t enough

Montclair Jazz Festival Saturday, Aug. 12 Noon-9 p.m. Nishuane Park (High Street) Free montclairjazzfestival.org By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news “Jazz is America’s home-grown music,” Melissa Walker told sponsors and guests at a kick-off event for the Montclair Jazz Festival this past...
tour of color

Students add to the colorful sounds of Montclair Orchestra

Students play with seasoned professionals in the Montclair Orchestra.
Christmas Concert

First Person: Christmas concert – On stage with the St. Teresa of Calcutta choir

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news In “First Person” we report on events in, well, the first person. Reporters draw on their own experience at the event to describe it. Oh, the weather outside is frightful... And indeed it was....

Culture in brief: The Barleycorns reunion at Tierney’s Tavern tonight

Irish rock band The Barleycorns will hold a reunion show at Tierney’s Tavern, 136-138 Valley Road, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 p.m. New York paper The Irish Voice has called the group, “The best...
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...
Chieftains

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

BY GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news On 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...