Wyclef Jean Visits Montclair to Promote Album and Tour

October 16, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - International recording artist Wyclef Jean stopped through Montclair at the Historic Wellmont Theatre on Thursday where he'll be performing on November 3 at 8pm.  

His new album Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee, is his first album in 8 years and is being released on the 20th anniversary of his debut album "The ...

Author Talk & Concert: Barbara Kukla’s The Encyclopedia of Newark Jazz Today at MPL

MONTCLAIR, NJ - West Orange Resident and former Star Ledger Columnist, Barbara Kukla will be signing copies of her sixth book entitled, "The Encyclopedia of Newark Jazz " today at the Montclair Public Library.

Kukla’s book is about the people of Newark and its rich history.

Her previous books include Swing City: Newark Nightlife, 1925-50, ...

Hundreds Gather for Glenridge Avenue Craft and Music Fair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Saturday hundreds of people passed between North Willow and Bloomfield Avenue to venture through Glenridge Avenue for the 4th annual craft and music fair.

Founded by Maureen Obrien, owner of the Make Ready Press Gallery. After celebrating 25 years, she had an idea to create a fair type of atmosphere on Glenridge Avenue to encourage foot traffic ...

Montclair's Parents Who Rock Pay Tribute to Tom Petty and Raise Funds for Charity

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Saturday night nearly scores of people gathered for an evening of music with Parents Who Rock at Montclair Center Stage.

The band paid tribute to the late Tom Petty and used the opportunity to raise funds benefiting Unidos Hispanic Federation for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. 

The ...

Broadway Stars Set To Perform In Bloomfield Productions

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - NiCori Studios and Productions announced their second annual Winter Gala to take place on Friday, December 1 at 7 p.m. at Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College The gala will feature Broadway and Television performers. The goal of the Gala is to help insure that no NiCori youth student is ever turned away due to financial ...

Halley’s Comet Coming to Essex County: Television & Movie Star John Amos in One-Man Play

South Orange, NJ - You’ve seen him in groundbreaking roles on television’s Good Times and Mary Tyler Moore Show, the historic miniseries Roots and the hit movie Coming to America; but you can see John Amos on stage in his one-man play Halley’s Comet.

East Orange High School graduate turned movie star, John Amos, will be in South Orange tomorrow, Saturday October 7, at 6 pm at ...

School of Rock Montclair Debuts New Adult Program


MONTCLAIR, NJ - School of Rock Montclair Debuts New BYOS (Bring Your Own Song) Adult Program.

School of Rock Montclair’s Adult Program will incorporate a new theme for its fall season called BYOS (Bring Your Own Song). Rehearsals for the program will begin on Friday, October 6, and the program’s participants will perform a concert of their selected ...

'New Jersey Drive' artist networking and voter registration drive Oct. 14 in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Local DJ/recording artist Adam Cruz is hosting an artist networking and registration drive Saturday October 14 at the Afro-Brazilian Cultural Center of NJ in Bloomfield. The event, “New Jersey Drive” will feature art and music solely by New Jersey based artists who will network while encouraging voter registration. 

“This event has been a ...

Fans Welcome Clinton to Montclair Book Signing

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly 1,000 people came to Montclair's Watchung Booksellers on Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Hillary Clinton, who came to town as part of her book promotion tour.

When Clinton's visit was announced several weeks ago, Watchung Booksellers sold about 1,000 tickets in the first hour, said store owner Margot Sage-El. Clinton is promoting her book "What ...

Road Closures Announced for Hillary Clinton Visit to Montclair, Sept. 26

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Due to the impending visit of former First Lady Hillary Clinton, the Township of Montclair has issued the following road closure announcement for Tuesday, September 26:

"Please be aware of the following road closures for Tuesday's book signing event with former first lady Hillary Clinton at Watchung Booksellers:

Fairfield Street will be closed between North ...

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Montclair Public Library: Author Talk + Concert: Michael Gabriele’s New Jersey Folk Revival Music

October 15, 2017

New Jersey shaped folk revival music into an art form. The saga began with the bawdy tunes sung in colonial-era taverns and continued with the folk songs that echoed through the Pine Barrens. “Guitar Mania” became a phenomenon in the 1800s, and twentieth-century studio recordings in Camden were monumental. Performances by legendary artists like Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez ...