Archive for 'Music'

“Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical” Premieres at George Street Playhouse

“Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical” Premieres at George Street Playhouse

February 04, 2019—On stage now through February 24 in New Brunswick, “Little Girl Blue“ takes audiences behind the music and into the life of legendary singer Nina Simone. Join Jesse and Dave as [...]

Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes at Riverside Rhythm & Rhyme

Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes at Riverside Rhythm & Rhyme

January 16, 2019—On Sun., Jan. 20, Scott Wolfson and his band will be serving up their unique blend of Americana. The group still considers itself a Jersey City band, though its [...]

Mike Davis and The New Wonders

Mike Davis and The New Wonders

January 03, 2019—The New Wonders, a septet led by 26-year-old cornetist Mike Davis, treads in traditional jazz from the Roaring Twenties and then the Great Depression, when brass instruments and crooning [...]

Ring in the New Year With New Jersey Festival Orchestra

Ring in the New Year With New Jersey Festival Orchestra

December 27, 2018—On Monday, NJFO will present their New Year’s Eve celebration, “Singin’ and Dancin’ With the Stars” at Westfield High School Auditorium. Different each year, NJFO’s New Year’s Eve celebrations [...]

Garland Jeffreys at SOPAC

Garland Jeffreys at SOPAC

December 20, 2018—At the age of 75, singer-songwriter Garland Jeffreys continues to rock. The Brooklyn native got his start in New York City’s club scene in the mid-60s, and had a [...]

Join the Greater South Jersey Chorus for “A Winter’s Night” (or Afternoon)

Join the Greater South Jersey Chorus for “A Winter’s Night” (or Afternoon)

December 12, 2018—GSJC's December 15 and 16 concerts are lush with comforting Spanish-influenced "Carols and Lullabies," expressive storytelling of a "Snow Angel" and familiar holiday favorites. [...]

If It Ain’t Baroque…  Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos with Symphony in C

If It Ain’t Baroque… Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos with Symphony in C

November 28, 2018—Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 2-6 – considered to be some of the finest orchestral compositions of the Baroque era – will be performed at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts. [...]

Music at Bunker Hill Makes Acoustic Connections in South Jersey

Music at Bunker Hill Makes Acoustic Connections in South Jersey

November 21, 2018—“If you build it, they will come.” This saying holds true for more than just baseball – such as a multi-concert-season chamber music series in Gloucester County. [...]

Grammy Winner Terri Lyne Carrington at TD James Moody Jazz Festival

Grammy Winner Terri Lyne Carrington at TD James Moody Jazz Festival

November 08, 2018—Drummer, leader, and composer Terri Lyne Carrington made history as the first woman to win a Grammy for Best Instrumental Jazz for her album “Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue.” [...]

Beautiful Singing, Indeed: Bellini’s “Norma” with Verismo Opera at bergenPAC

Beautiful Singing, Indeed: Bellini’s “Norma” with Verismo Opera at bergenPAC

October 23, 2018—Celebrate National Opera Week with the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's production of Vincenzo Bellini’s opera, "Norma," on Sun, October 28 in Englewood. [...]