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School of Rock

‘School of Rock’ kid tours with ‘School of Rock’ Broadway

Jack Suarez Kimmel, who studies at School of Rock Montclair, toured with the Broadway musical "School of Rock."
Little Windows

Opening ‘Little Windows’ at Outpost in the Burbs

Singer-songwriters Kelly Jones and Teddy Thompson (son of Richard and Linda Thompson), who released their debut album “Little Windows” in 2016, perform at Outpost in the Burbs tomorrow, April 7, at 8 p.m., at...

Montclair Jazz Festival: Bettye LaVette, from jukebox to jazz legend

Jazz legend Bettye LaVette got her start singing with a jukebox, at 18 months old. She headlines the Montclair Jazz Festival on Saturday, Aug. 10.

Wings’ Laurence Juber to perform in Montclair

Grammy Award-winner Laurence Juber, who played with Paul McCartney and Wings, will perform in Montclair on Sunday, Nov. 3.

Culture in brief: Taylor Mac coming to Montclair Film

Montclair Film today announced that it has partnered with Pomegranate Arts to present 2017 MacArthur Fellow and Pulitzer Prize finalist Taylor Mac’s “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (Abridged)” at the 2018 Montclair Film...

Blues Traveler plays a full house at Wellmont

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsConcertgoers packed the Wellmont Theater Friday night, Oct. 12, as Blues Traveler kicked off their Accelerated Nation Tour and release of their new album “Hurry Up & Hang Around.”Opening for them...

Making mad music: ‘Quixote’ at Peak Performances, Montclair State University

Tonight, March 23, Peak Performances will present the world premiere of “Quixote,” a new opera with music by Amy Beth Kirsten, directed by Mark DeChiazza, performed by the HOWL ensemble. It will play at...

Photos: Shiny, soulful Glitter Ball

Patrick Wilson, Stephen Colbert and Warren Zanes performed with Joe McGinty and the Losers Lounge at the Montclair Film Glitter Ball on March 3.

Mics won’t kill the magic: Opera Theatre of Montclair to perform at Van Vleck...

'The Magic Flute' by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart abridged versionThursday, July 27, 7 p.m.Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck St. Rain or shineoperamontclair.orgBy GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsBody mics are anathema to opera singers, and Opera...

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...