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(SEWELL, NJ) -- New York City jazz pianist Adam Birnbaum brings his trio to Music at Bunker Hill on Sunday, November 3 at 3:00pm. The trio will perform Mr. Birnbaum’s Bach Refracted, his jazz improvisations on JS Bach’s Preludes from the Well-Tempered Clavier. This imaginative take on the Baroque master will please both classical music and jazz lovers. Audience voting will determine which jazz standards the trio will perform in the second half of the concert.... READ ON

(UNION, NJ) -- In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of Led Zeppelin II, Classic Albums Live is coming to Kean Stage on Sunday, October 27 at 3:00pm to perform the album in its entirety.  The songs will be played word for word and note for note, precisely as they are on the album.  The experience is sure to take the audience on a trip back to 1969, when Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Bonham and John Paul Jones released their second album, which quickly shot to number one on the U.S. and U.K. charts.... READ ON

(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- Jazz all-stars salute one of their own – the late piano legend and influential music educator Harold Mabern – in Giants of Jazz 22 Honoring Harold Mabern, a concert celebration of his life and craft on Saturday, November 16 at 8:00pm.... READ ON

(MILLBURN, NJ) -- Designed and built for the interior of St. Stephen's Church by the celebrated German organ builder Rudolf von Beckerath, the 1970 tracker organ has become a major cultural resource. The 2019-2020 season of organ recitals at St. Stephen's marks the 50th year of sharing an exceptionally fine instrument with the greater community through outstanding performances given by concert organists known both locally and abroad. ... READ ON

(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Taylor Mac's Holiday Sauce on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 8:00pm. Holiday Sauce is a giant, queer-Christmas tour de force filled with re-imagined renditions of traditional holiday songs, performed like you’ve never heard them before. It's Christmas as calamity! Tickets range from $29 - $79.... READ ON

(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- Atlantic City has a long and wild history with rock ‘n’ roll, from Bill Haley debuting “Rock Around The Clock” there in 1954 to the great Atlantic City Pop Fest of 1969, which beat Woodstock to the punch by two weeks. But for too long, when you’ve thought of Atlantic City, you’ve probably thought of… other things.  But The Anchor Rock Club aims to change that by bringing rock and roll back to the city.... READ ON

(MAURICETOWN, NJ) -- Maurice River Music will mark the beginning of its 13th season of salon concerts with a return appearance by the renowned double bassist Ranaan Meyer, joined by pianist Joshua Fobare, on Sunday, October 27 at 2:30pm, at a residence in the Mauricetown, NJ area.  Their program will include music ranging from classical to jazz and beyond.... READ ON

(NEWARK, NJ) -- Now in its eighth year at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, also known as the SASSY Awards in a nod to Vaughan's nickname, announced the five jazz singers who will perform for the top prize honor on Sunday, November 24 at 3:00pm in NJPAC's Victoria Theater.  The 2019 finalists are Vivian Sessoms (Jersey City, New Jersey), Viktorija Gečytė (Paris, France), Samara McLendon (Bronx, New York), Daniela Spalletta (Mazzarino, Italy), and Christine Fawson (New Mexico).... READ ON

(NEWTON, NJ) --  The Newton Theatre presents Graham Nash on Thursday, March 12th, 2020 at 7:30pm.  He will be playing fan favorite songs from his days with Crosby, Stills  & Nash as well as songs from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The Hollies and music from his solo career. ... READ ON

(RED BANK, NJ) -- Holiday Express returns to the Count Basie Center for The Arts on December 16 for a benefit concert presented by Stillwell-Hansen Inc., and on December 17 for one presented by Investors bank.  The acclaimed philanthropic group, Holiday Express, features 75 professional musicians and singers on stage and blends its unique mixture of traditional, gospel, and rock’n soul holiday music in a spectacular performance that will touch you with the spirit of the season.  Led by Tim McLoone, the one and a half hour performance showcases the entertainment they’ve been providing the less fortunate in the tri-state area for the past 27 years. ... READ ON

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