First Night® Morris County celebrates its 25th anniversary – bigger and better than ever!

First Night® Morris County  celebrates its 25th anniversary – bigger and better than ever! December 31, 2016 marks the 25th  Anniversary of New Jersey’s biggest and brightest First Night, a New Year’s Eve family-friendly, alcohol-free celebration of the arts – with nearly 200 artists, over 85 events in 26+ venues – representing dance, theatre, music, […]

The Ed Alstrom Quartet featuring Harmonica King, Rob Paparozzi

              Yankee Stadium’s weekend organist, Ed Alstrom is not only a classical organist but also a  pop/rock/jazz/blues/and Broadway keyboardist/singer/composer/arranger who has performed with Bette Midler, Chuck Berry, and Leonard Bernstein, among others. His Quartet features Grammy-nominated singer and harmonica virtuoso, Rob Paparozzi, formerly with Blood, Sweat & Tears, the […]

Harmonium Choral Society

Renowned for its richly diverse programming and high artistic level and celebrating its 38th season, this award-winning chorus, under the inspired direction of Dr. Anne Matlack, presents an exciting choral collage ranging from Latvian and Dutch carols, to spirituals and Sacred Harp, and songs of peace in many styles. Videos:;; and […]

Solid Brass Lite

From one of the country’s premiere brass groups, this sextet includes musicians who have performed at Lincoln Center (with the Metropolitan Opera, the NYC Ballet) as well as on Broadway. They also recorded, toured internationally, appeared on PBS-TV and received grants from the NEA. A First Night favorite, they perform music spanning 6 centuries, from […]

Creativity Caravan: Tiny Book Workshop

Maya Stein and Amy Tingle will be offering a free tiny book making workshop for all ages. All supplies and instruction for various forms of book structures will be included. Stein and Tingle are founders of the Creativity Caravan which brings creative arts and writing experiences to communities in New Jersey and beyond. Website: […]

Frances Catherine Ihling: Alison Krauss-style Modern Country/Folk

If you love Alison Krauss and James Taylor, you’ll want to hear talented singer/songwriter Frances Catherine Ihling. Backed by acoustic guitar/harmonica (Harry Reilly), bass (Dan Mulvey), and percussion (David Ross), she performs original songs as well as covers of Alison Krauss, James Taylor, Lucinda Williams and similar artists.  Her clear, pure voice and songwriting skill, […]

Bossa Brasil®: Smooth jazz with Mauricio de Souza

This critically acclaimed Brazilian-born jazz drummer/bandleader founded and performs with Bossa Brasil®, releasing 3 commercial albums and appearing at such renowned venues and festivals as the Blue Note, NJPAC, Québec International Jazz Festival, Smoke, Trumpets and The Whitney Museum. He’s been interviewed on WBGO, BBC and NPR, featured on the cover of Hot House Jazz […]