Monday, April 22, 2024

    The local music lowdown: Outdoor music resurges on Martha’s Vineyard

    Since we heard Flatbread would not reopen this summer, The Times Calendar section has been lamenting the loss of Martha’s Vineyard music venues. There was a time when you could catch big-name acts weekly...

    Martha’s Vineyard gets stoked for Chadwick Stokes

    The Island hits all notes of nostalgia for singer-songwriter Chadwick Stokes, the man behind the sounds of Dispatch and State Radio. On Saturday, July 30, alongside his brother Willy and friend J.R., Mr. Stokes...

    Amy Helm takes center stage

    After a lifetime of playing in bands, Amy Helm has taken on the role of frontwoman. While life in the spotlight was unfamiliar at first, Helm hit her stride with a 2015 debut album,...

    ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ is a romping rom-com at the Tisbury Amphitheater

    For his comedies, William Shakespeare must have had a checklist close by: Mistaken identity: check! An evil bastard (literally a bastard): check! A bunch of witty wordplay: check! Manipulation of lovers’ affections: check! Fear of cuckoldry: check! And, most important,...

    Grammy awardwinning talent headlines annual jazz festival

    Summer's not over yet. And that's not just judging by the sultry weather. One last multiday festival will heat up the Old Whaling Church this weekend as a farewell to the Vineyard season. Throughout the...

    MVY DJs provide the soundtrack to an Island

    MVY DJs Share: What was the best song you played on air this past week? Barbara Dacey, director of worldwide programming, host of “The Lunch Hour” and “Uncharted Waters”: Robert Plant’s “Little Maggie” from his...