Before the Fair moved from the Grange Hall to its current home in 1995, live music meant fiddles, lots of fiddles — from a fiddlers’ contest to live bands featuring fiddle music. You get the idea: music fit for a county fair. Now, however, the soundtrack to the Fair includes a little bit of everything, […]
Nectar’s Presents Summer Concert Series at Dreamland in Oak Bluffs hosts its next show this Thursday, featuring Citizen Cope. A solo and acoustic performance, the show benefits Turnaround Arts, a program of President Obama’s President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities that is using arts education to help students succeed. $1 of every ticket […]
Memorial Wharf concert on August 16 will launch new Johnny Hoy CD.
The indie-Americana-folk-rock group David Wax Museum featuring David Wax and Suz Slezak return to play Flatbread Thursday evening after a successful engagement there last summer. David Wax incorporates instruments and musical forms from a broad range of traditional styles from North and South America, defying easy classification. Mr. Wax likes to call his blend of […]
MV Summer Madness Music Festival brought in popular acts including Lauryn Hill, formerly of The Fugees.
A must-see movie, “Monsieur Le President,” will be screened at the M.V. Film Center in Vineyard Haven at 7:30 pm on August 12. In January 2010, immediately following the 7-point earthquake in Haiti, Tisbury native Victoria Campbell, an actress and documentary filmmaker, received a phone call from her dad. He told her to fly down […]
Some of the “first ladies” of the music world will heat up the apex of the Vineyard season this weekend when the second annual Martha’s Vineyard Summer Madness festival rolls out its Ladies First lineup. Headliner Lauryn Hill, five-time Grammy award winner and former member of The Fugees, will perform an outdoor concert at Featherstone […]
A contemporary incarnation of the Saturday Night Live musical duo that closed out the 70s with the hit motion picture “The Blues Brothers” is coming to the Vineyard for a benefit performance at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown on August 12. Presented by original Blues Brother Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi Pisano, the wife […]
Headlined by songwriter, singer, and guitarist Cindy Kallet, four accomplished folk musicians will perform together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Fern and Feather Day Camp at Felix Neck, a Massachusetts Audubon Society wildlife sanctuary in Edgartown. The show, at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury this Sunday, August 3, will raise money to […]
Music by the Vineyard Haven Band can be heard every other Sunday night.