Saturday, February 24, 2024

Music

Two keeping tempo

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Pianists Molly Sturges and Lisa Weiss will perform — very closely — at their Feb. 24 concert, “One Piano, Four Hands” at the Edgartown library. As the term suggests, in four-hand piano compositions, the two...

Dynamic music duo

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The musical duo of baritone David Behnke and pianist David Rhoderick are at it again. On Sunday, Jan. 14, at 3 pm, they will be performing Franz Schubert’s “Die schöne Müllerin” (the Beautiful Miller...

The year in music

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It was an amazing year for music on the Island. Pathways Arts began its off-season with an A list group of Island vocalists. Backed by the Jeremy Berlin Trio, some unexpected vocals were performed...

Music for the holidays

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It’s indeed that joyous time of year, as the Island Community Chorus’s annual holiday concert delights us at the Old Whaling Church on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 pm, and 3 pm on Sunday,...

November music

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Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society (MVCMS) is continuing to present enticing performances this fall. They began at the end of October with the Cape Cod Chamber Quartet, and are presenting two additional opportunities in...

From Beethoven to Washington

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The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society is bringing back the Cape Cod Chamber Quartet, which is presenting an enticing program on Friday, Oct. 27, under the direction of Matt Scinto, with violinists Emma Powell...

Seventh annual Ladyfest (fund)raises the roof

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From 5 to 10:30 pm last Saturday, Oak Bluffs' Ritz Cafe and Dos Más restaurants hosted the seventh annual Ladyfest MV, a fundraiser concert featuring talented female musicians and local acts.  Ladyfest, held around October...

Nashville meets Martha’s Vineyard

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On Friday, Oct. 6, at 7 pm, Nashville native and Island summer resident Sean Della Croce will perform at the Grange as part of the Live from the Grange monthly music series. Della Croce’s...

Musical fundraiser Ladyfest set for last weekend in September

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Ladyfest MV Music Festival is back and ready to raise awareness and funds for Connect to End Violence, a M.V. Community Services program. The mission of Connect is to reduce domestic and sexual violence...

Island to Island with musician John Cruz

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Singer-songwriter John Cruz has a passion for islands. The Hawaiian-born and -raised musician spent many summers on the Vineyard back in the 1980s and ’90s, when he split his time between here and New...

Feeling the Fest

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It was a beautiful day to enjoy a homegrown outdoor concert last Sunday as the M.V. Sound Fest took over the Cove in Vineyard Haven. The vibe was relaxed and there were lots of...

Coming to a venue near you soon

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  If you’re looking to listen to some live music, Mike Mok and the Em-Tones are on the Island for their summer visit, and this time they’re playing at several venues. You’ll have a chance...

Music appreciation

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The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society (MVCMS) has quite the lineup for summer 2023, with one hit after another coming in July. MVCMS board president Kim Baumhofer discussed the schedule of stellar performances. To begin,...

A little help from friends

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Acclaimed songwriters and musicians Kate Taylor, Chadwick Stokes, Willy Mason, Ben Taylor, John Forté, Rose Guerin, Isaac Taylor, Lexie Roth, and Jemima James will perform at the historic Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs on Friday,...

Hometown tunes

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The MVRHS class of 2006 no doubt had a slew of talented students, but one group of friends is still solidly together, collaborating on music, staying in touch, and hanging out whenever they can....

Master at work

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So, raise your hand if you’re a Jorma Kaukonen fan (I’m raising mine). I’ll be straight with you — I knew Jorma’s music with Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna, and some of his extensive solo...

Halperin brings the heat

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Peter Halperin has been a professional musician and songwriter since he was young. In the 1970s, Halperin was part of the folk scene, and by the time he was 17 years old, he was...

‘Sunday Morning and All That Jazz’

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“Sunday Morning and All That Jazz” with Dave Kish is a Vineyard institution on MVY Radio since the program’s inception some 26 years ago. Although Kish studied piano and guitar, played the drums, and...

Sounds of summer

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The Friends of M.V. Concert Series have announced the lineup for the summer of 2023 shows, including New Orleans funk legends and a pair of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. The summer concert series...

Livin’ la vida local

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Memorial Day Weekend, on Sunday afternoon, May 28, at 3 pm, Island-based band Workman Song will perform at Boston Calling. The band — with lead guitarist and vocalist Seán McMahon, front stage vocalist and...