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Collective Soul

Collective Soul celebrates 25 years

The title of Collective Soul's 12 studio album, “Blood,” refers to family and fans of 25 years, too. They play the Wellmont Saturday, Sept. 21.

British rocker Lloyd Cole comes to the Outpost

British rocker Lloyd Cole (Lloyd Cole and The Commotions; "Perfect Skin") brings music and insight to Outpost in the Burbs on Friday.

KinderSmile, Parents Who Rock help refugees

Parents Who Rock will perform on Saturday, Sept. 7, to benefit KinderSmile Foundation, who have been providing dentistry to a Syrian family.

Cuban star Leoni Torres comes to The Wellmont

Cuban singer and composer Leoni Torres, who has worked with Marc Anthony, performs at the Wellmont Theater on Thursday, Sept. 5.
Parents Who Rock

Culture in brief: Parents Who Rock and KinderSmile

Parents Who Rock will perform on Saturday, Sept. 7, to benefit the KinderSmile Foundation.

Culture in brief: Mac Sabbath at the Wellmont

"Drive-thru metal" will be at the Wellmont Theater on Tuesday, Aug. 27, when Mac Sabbath, a Black Sabbath parody band, comes to town.

Montclair Jazz Festival: from grass to stage in just 10 years

On Saturday, Aug. 10, Montclair Jazz Festival celebrates 10 years. It's come a long way since the 2010 festival, which took place on a grassy stage.

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.

Program notes: It’s never too late (what love have you left behind?)

If you love something, it never really lets you go. What have you left behind? The latest "Program Notes" from Culture Editor Gwen Orel.

Friends and neighbors: trumpet player Violet Mujica

Violet Mujica, 13, studies trumpet at Jazz House Kids, and will play in the Montclair Jazz Festival. Our latest "Friends and Neighbors."