(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Outpost in the Burbs and The Light of Day Foundation present WinterFest 2024 "Songwriters in the Round" - a Benefit for the Light of Day Foundation on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at the First Congregational Church, 40 S. Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. This year's songwriters are James Maddock, Anthony D’Amato, Danielia Cotton, Adam Ezra, Amanda Cross & Derek Cruz, Emily Grove, Jake Thistle, Williams Honor, Jon Caspi, and Deni Bonet & Chris Flynn, and host Joe D’Urso. Showtime is 7:30pm
Fantastic Cat covers "Band on the Run" to Celebrate its 50th Anniversary
Fifty years to the day after Wings' classic Band On The Run LP hit shelves, Fantastic Cat has teamed up with all-star producer Butch Walker to release their vocal-trading, instrument-swapping take on the iconic title track, out now via Blue Rose Music. Captured in a freewheeling session at Walker's studio outside Nashville, TN, the track finds Fantastic Cat—the new collaborative project from critically lauded songwriters Brian Dunne, Anthony D'Amato, Don DiLego, and Hollis Brown's Mike Montali—putting their typically riotous spin on things, playing musical chairs as they hand off lead vocals, layer up dense harmonies, and switch instruments midway through the song.
This Week in Theatre: Previews for Plays Taking Place December 5-11, 2023
Here are previews of plays taking place from December 5-11, 2023 including a look at productions currently being presented and those coming soon. Click on the title to go to the full preview. New Jersey Stage covers Equity, community, college, and high school theatre. Check back every week for the weekly theatre preview.
South Camden Theatre Company presents "Who's Holiday!"
(CAMDEN, NJ) -- South Camden Theatre Company presents Who's Holiday! across two weekends (December 8-10 and December 15-17, 2023). This is a wildly funny and heartfelt adults-only comedy that tells the story of Cindy Lou Who as she recalls that Christmas Eve she first met the Grinch and the twisted turn of events her life has now taken.
New Jersey Stage: Daily Edition 12-05-23
Here is the morning update from New Jersey's arts newswire. We regularly publish between 8-15 new articles and news reports each day. Nobody covers the Arts throughout the Garden State like New Jersey Stage!
Master of Merriment: a Celtic Christmas with the Chivalrous Crickets
(WEST WINDSOR, NJ) -- The Chivalrous Crickets presents a Celtic Christmas show on Saturday, December 23, 2023 at the Dutch Neck Presbyterian Church in West Windsor. Showtime is 7:00pm. The band will lead the audience on a rambling, wassail-filled journey through villages of France, Ireland, England, Scotland, and America while exploring the tunes and traditions of Celtic Yuletide from the quiet first day of Winter to the raucous Twelfth Night!
The Wellmont Theatre presents Tab Benoit and The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Acclaimed Louisiana Bayou blues guitarist Tab Benoit continues his year-long 2023 Tour, performing locally at The Wellmont Theater on Saturday, December 9 at 8:00pm. Dirty Dozen Brass Band will open the night. Benoit is a Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and guitarist who has built a remarkable 30+ year career on the foundation of his gritty and soulful Delta swamp blues, acquiring a devoted legion of fans along the way.
State Theatre presents "The Nutcracker" with the American Repertory Ballet, live orchestra and choir
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- State Theatre New Jersey presents The Nutcracker with American Repertory Ballet for five performances on Friday, December 15 at 7:30pm; Saturday, December 16 at 2:00pm & 7:00pm; and Sunday, December 17 at 1:00pm & 5:00pm. STNJ features the only American Repertory Ballet performances with a live orchestra and choir. Tickets range from $29-$69.
Bruce Springsteen Presents Darlene Love with RIAA Platinum Album Award for "A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector"
(NEW YORK, NY) -- Darlene Love fans shared a special moment with the singer during her "Love for the Holidays" concert at New York's Town Hall on Thursday, November 30, 2023 when Bruce Springsteen came on stage to present Darlene with an RIAA platinum album plaque for A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector, the groundbreaking multi-artist wall-of-sound holiday collection that introduced Darlene's "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" to the world in 1963.