Culture in brief: Third grade recorder player contest

Montclair Early Music, along with the American Recorder Association, is sponsoring a contest open to all recorder players who attend third grade in Essex County schools.

Outpost in the Burbs: Greenwich Village sounds

Richard Barone brings “Music + Revolution: Greenwich Village in the 1960s,” a show at Outpost in the Burbs, on Friday, March 29, 8 p.m.
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Classical music review: peace and serenity at Montclair Orchestra

Montclair Orchestra's "Lyric" concert, honoring the late George Walker, was "a treat in every way," writes Elizabeth Oguss.

Montclair Orchestra celebrates George Walker with ‘Lyric’ concert

Montclair Orchestra will feature an early work, by the late George Walker, “Lyric for Strings” (1946), on Sunday, March 10.

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.

Take three with Eric Mintel Trio, honoring Dave Brubeck

On Friday, Feb. 22, The Eric Mintel Trio played a tribute concert to Dave Brubeck at Trumpets Jazz Club. Mintel cites Brubeck as an inspiration.

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.
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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.