Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Music

Circle of friends

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On June 29, acclaimed songwriters and musicians Jemima James, Lilah Larson, Willy Mason, Lexie Roth, Rose Guerin, Phil daRosa, Cliff Eberhardt, Amanda Palmer, Rachel Jayson, and more to be announced will perform at the...

‘The Man I Might Have Been’

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On Sunday, May 5, from 5 to 7:30 pm at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury, Island musician and Woodstove Studios (woodstovestudios.com) founder Peter Halperin will celebrate the release of his first album, “Bring...

Young bands at Pathways

On Friday, April 12, from 7 to 9 pm, The L.A.B. and The Divergents bring 90s hip hop, 80s punk, and hardcore punk to PathwaysArts. The L.A.B. is Elliot Berz on vocals and guitar...

Island Community Chorus’ spring concert

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It isn’t every day that a chorus, and a community one at that, gets to work with the composer of the music they are debuting. That is precisely the fortunate position the Island Community...

Music for all ages

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“Thalea” comes from the ancient Greek word meaning, among other definitions, to flourish or to blossom, which is exactly what the Thalea String Quartet will help Island students do this week, and help adult...

‘The Forgotten Kingdom’ comes to the Island

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Circuit Arts’ Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival is breaking new ground on March 21 at the MVRHS Performing Arts Center with what promises to be a memorable, live, full-length multimedia work. “The Forgotten Kingdom” will...

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,...