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Plainfield Symphony opens season with "Once Upon a Time"
(PLAINFIELD, NJ) -- Under the baton of Maestro Charles Prince, the Plainfield Symphony's 103rd season opens on October 15, 2022 at 7:00pm with “Once Upon a Time,” showcasing two works from the imaginary world. Tapiola, Op. 112 is Finnish composer Jean Sibelius’ mysterious final tone poem and the well-known Scheherazade, Op. 35 is a symphonic suite composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and based on “The One Thousand and One Nights.”
Wharton Arts' Artistic Director Receives Eastman School of Music Centennial Award
(BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ) -- Wharton Arts, New Jersey’s largest non-profit community performing arts education organization, announced that Artistic Director Helen H. Cha-Pyo is one of 100 select individuals chosen to receive the prestigious Eastman School of Music Centennial Award. The award is granted to those who exemplify the school’s mission and legacy through their commitment to artistry, scholarship, leadership, community engagement, and philanthropy. Cha-Pyo joins Renée Fleming, Ron Carter, Chuck Mangione, and Maria Schneider, among other notable artists, as a Centennial Awardee. For a complete list of awardees, click here.
Julian Lennon Named Official Ambassador for World College Radio Day 2022
(HEWITT, NJ) /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned singer and artist Julian Lennon is named as the official 2022 Ambassador for the 12th Annual World College Radio Day, which is happening worldwide on Friday, October 7, 2022. The event is organized by the College Radio Foundation.
Depeche Mode to Release "Memento Mori" and Tour
(NEW YORK, NY) -- Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020 inductees Depeche Mode will be releasing a new album and embarking on a world tour in 2023. The Memento Mori Tour will support the band’s forthcoming 15th studio album, Memento Mori, due out in Spring 2023. Locally, the tour comes to Madison Square Garden on April 14, 2023.
Englewood's Allen George Reaping Success From Beyonce's "Break My Soul"
(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- Longtime Englewood, New Jersey resident and highly regarded music producer, Allen George, is reaping great success from Beyonce's new single "Break My Soul," which became Billboard's #1 Hot 100 single. "Break My Soul" became a #1 single on multiple charts and formats, and she has George to credit. "Break My Soul." uses the production of "Show Me Love," produced by Allen George and his longtime production partner Fred McFarlane; the song was initially performed by singer Robin S. and released in 1990.
University Of Florida Athletic Association To Celebrate The First Inaugural Tom Petty Day
(GAINESVILLE, FL) -- The University of Florida Athletic Association will celebrate the first annual ‘Tom Petty Day’ on Saturday, October 15, 2022, in conjunction with the Gators football game against LSU. The University has also announced it will award the legendary icon an honorary Doctor of Music in May 2023.
Blowup Radio Hosts 15th Annual Virtual Benefit Concert for the Spondylitis Association Of America
"Your #1 Source For All Things In New Jersey's Local Original Music Scene," BlowUpRadio.com, continues its annual Banding Together: Benefit For The Spondylitis Association of America, bringing together some of the best local indie musicians from around the Garden State. On October 14th through 16th, over 30 artists will perform 30 minute sets of their music live on BlowUpRadio.com's internet radio station. The artists traverse a gambit of genres from easy listening to punk rock, and all sorts of genres in between.
New Jersey Symphony presents Jaws in Concert
(NEWARK, NJ) -- Relive the thrilling suspense of Jaws as the New Jersey Symphony plays the iconic score in sync with the film projected on the big screen. Coming to three New Jersey venues October 28–30, tickets are on sale now online at njsymphony.org or by phone at 1.800.ALLEGRO (255.3476).
RVCC to Hold Benefit Concert for College’s Music Program
(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Arts & Design department will present a benefit faculty concert, Sunday, October 23, at 2:30pm, in the Welpe Theatre at the College’s Branchburg campus. Proceeds of the concert will go to the RVCC Applied Music Fund, which assists the College’s Music program and is dedicated to improving facilities and student resources.
Khy's Cabaret returns to Playhouse 22 with shows on October 7-8
(EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- Featuring a collection of songs from theater and operettas, Playhouse 22 is bringing back its very popular Khy’s Cabaret for one weekend only in an intimate cabaret-like setting one would find in Manhattan. Performances are October 7 and 8 with both shows starting at 8:00pm.
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