Indie-rock favorite and Brooklyn-based band, Grizzly Bear, came through Montclair on June 15th while on the road during their North American tour, promoting their fifth studio album, Painted Ruins. Grizzly Bear rocked the Wellmont Theater as devoted fans packed the venue, dancing and singing along to every song that erupted from the stage. Grizzly Bear […]
The Newark Boys Chorus School Honored New Jersey Native and Music Legend, Bobby Valli, With a Lifetime Achievement Award. The Montclair Dispatch Got His Thoughts on the Recognition This past April, Bobby Valli, New Jersey native, and brother of Frankie Valli was honored by the Newark Boys Chorus School at their 43rd Annual Rainbow Gala. […]
Out of the eighty-four 2018 Grammy Awards, only one goes to a woman on the big night, the odds are incredible! In My Opinion…. The 2018 Grammy Awards were more than just a disaster for ratings, which disappointed advertisers and sponsors. The Recording Academy chose their biggest night to demonstrate that the powerful and connected […]
Diamond Cycle celebrated the end of their 105th year with a free back-porch concert with the Watchung Mountain Riders band. Diamond Cycle bike shop on Bloomfield celebrated the end of another successful season with a free back-porch concert at the Bloomfield Avenue shop. Watchung Mountain Riders performed for a few hours Friday night September 29th […]
Montclair celebrated Make Music Day along with other countries throughout the world. On June, 21, 2017 the town of Montclair was filled with music as people took part in Make Music, an event celebrated on June 21st all over the world to celebrate the summer solstice. It was a free day of music for everyone […]
Vanguard Theater Company presents the annual Broadway Buddy Mentorship Cabaret at the Performing Arts Center in South Orange.
Broadway Buddy provides an experience like no other! Vanguard Theater Company‘s Broadway Buddy Program is an outreach program designed to offer a diverse group of musical theater artists a unique opportunity for one-on-one mentorship. It invited ages from 12 – 24 years old. The mentorship involved working with professional theater artists, truly giving the youth and […]
Purchase your tickets to Montclair Film Festival's 2017 House Party as it will be featuring Hip-Hop and Classic R&B from DJ Easy Mo Bee.
Join the fun with MFF’s House Party! The House Party is an annual event at the festival that is all about dancing to fantastic music, having a great time, and celebrating the contributions of all those who made the 2017 Montclair Film Festival happen. The party is open to everyone and the goal is to […]
Paul Shaffer was musical director for David Letterman for over 30 years - now he’s bringing new music around the country with his longtime band.
The World’s Most Dangerous Band will appear at Montclair’s Wellmont Theater on April 21 for their fifth show in a nationwide tour. For many years, all fans needed to do to listen to Paul Shaffer’s music was turn on late night television. The veteran multi-instrumentalist has worked with David Letterman since 1983, a consistent and […]
Singer-songwriter, Dar Williams leaves the audience swaying with positive vibes through her original tunes, an amiable sound and a memorable performance.
Outpost in the Burbs hosts folk-pop artist Dar Williams during benefit concert. Artists Trevor Gordon Hall and Bryn Roberts joined singer-songwriter, Dar Williams on stage for at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation on Friday, Mar. 5. Hosted by Outpost in the Burbs, a non-profit organization, dedicated to bringing communities together through the love for music. This […]
Killswitch Engage will combine with legendary rockers Anthrax to throw down one of the most high-voltage shows the Wellmont Theater has seen.
The bands have both amassed a colossal following during their times performing, and are bringing their Killthrax Tour to Montclair. For metal lovers, the name Killswitch Engage has become somewhat household. Since their conception in 1999, the band has risen to dizzying heights in the genre. The band was created in Westfield, Mass. and formed […]