Archive for 'Music'

Kevin Maynor on Bringing Wagner’s Masterpiece to New Jersey

Kevin Maynor on Bringing Wagner’s Masterpiece to New Jersey

March 15, 2018—Even if you don’t know anything about opera, you’ve heard “Ride of the Valkyries” – it’s been bouncing around pop culture for generations, appearing in everything from Bugs Bunny cartoons to [...]

New Brunswick Jazz Project Celebrates Women in Jazz

New Brunswick Jazz Project Celebrates Women in Jazz

March 06, 2018—In honor of Women’s History Month, The New Brunswick Jazz Project's March performances will feature women band leaders and honor the spirit of the women jazz pioneers. [...]

Luis Salgado Directs “Ragtime” at Axelrod PAC

Luis Salgado Directs “Ragtime” at Axelrod PAC

March 01, 2018—The next show at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center, opening March 3, is the popular musical “Ragtime.” Set in the early 20th century, it features African Americans, Jewish immigrants, [...]

Four Bitchin’ Babes Present “Hormonal Imbalance v2.5: A Mood-Swinging Musical Revue”

Four Bitchin’ Babes Present “Hormonal Imbalance v2.5: A Mood-Swinging Musical Revue”

February 27, 2018—Start with four gifted singer-songwriters. Add a dollop of sharp social commentary, pompoms, a pinch of PMS and enough bling to hypnotize the first five rows. What do you [...]

Rowan Jazz Festival To Honor Oliver Nelson and “The Kennedy Dream”

Rowan Jazz Festival To Honor Oliver Nelson and “The Kennedy Dream”

February 07, 2018—Guest artist Oliver Nelson, Jr., joins the Rowan Jazz Band and for a salute to his late father’s groundbreaking work with selections from "The Kennedy Dream." [...]

Caleb Hudson at Symphony in C

Caleb Hudson at Symphony in C

January 18, 2018—Caleb Hudson is the newest member of the Canadian Brass, the popular quintet that revolutionized the place of brass in classical music. A former principal trumpet of Collingswood’s Symphony [...]

Rufus Wainwright to Appear at bergenPAC for 20th Anniversary of Career

Rufus Wainwright to Appear at bergenPAC for 20th Anniversary of Career

January 11, 2018—Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright will play selections from his 20-year career at bergenPAC in Englewood on Sunday, Jan. 21. [...]

Rick Springfield Gets “Stripped Down” in Morristown

Rick Springfield Gets “Stripped Down” in Morristown

January 02, 2018—He may always be associated with the ‘80s, but that’s only part of Rick Springfield's story. Hear songs and tales from the artist at a special acoustic performance at [...]

Twelve Twenty-Four’s Last Show of the Year

Twelve Twenty-Four’s Last Show of the Year

December 27, 2017—Twelve Twenty-Four, the holiday rock orchestra, is coming to the Levoy Theatre in Millville on Sat., Dec. 30. We recently got to talk with vocalist Joey James and bassist [...]

Deck the Halls with Monmouth Civic Chorus

Deck the Halls with Monmouth Civic Chorus

December 13, 2017—On Sunday, December 17, the Monmouth Civic Chorus presents their holiday concert, “Joy to the World." Taking place at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, the concert features [...]