Words and Music Meet Again at Vineyard Songwriting Festival
Bill Eville

Six years ago Matt Casey brought one songwriter to the Vineyard. This weekend he is bringing more than 15 musicians and songwriters to the Island as part of the Martha’s Vineyard Songwriting Festival.

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Songwriting Festival Returns to the Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard will once again play host to some of Nashville’s finest songwriters and artists from Sept. 15 to 17.

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Black Violin Concert Rescheduled for Summer 2018
Chloe Reichel

Wilner Baptiste and Kevin Sylvester, known on stage as Black Violin, originally hoped to achieve fame behind the scenes.

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For Kate Taylor Music Is the Message
Vivian Ewing
After a one-year hiatus, Kate Taylor will return to play her annual Vineyard show this summer.
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From Busker to Big Time, Martin Sexton Holds Court
Bill Chaisson
Martin Sexton is a showman and on Friday evening he put on a heartfelt show at the Old Whaling Church. The show was a benefit for WMVY.
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First Album Is Hard Fought Journey of Emotional Depth
Bill Eville
On Friday Isaac Taylor opens for Martin Sexton in a benefit concert for WMVY and Club Passim. He will perform songs from his first album, Peace in the Valley, due out in September.
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The Ululators Are Back for a Wailing Good Time
Steve Myrick
There will be a whole lot of howling and wailing on Saturday night, July 29 when the Ululators reunite in a concert at the Union Chapel, 25 years after their last gig on Martha’s Vineyard.
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Keeping Time With the Second Hand
Heather Hamacek
A new Island musician super-group, The Second Hand, was formed by Mike Benjamin and Mike Parker and includes Phil daRosa, Tom Major and Giulia Casalino. They play every Monday night at The Ritz.
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Still Riding on the Marrakesh Express
Holly Gleason

Never mind the pair of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductions or the Order of the British Empire, Graham Nash remains most acutely interested in now.

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I'm With Her Concert Benefits WMVY
Vivian Ewing
The folk trio I'm With Her will perform at Edgartown’s Old Whaling Church on Wednesday, July 12. The group includes Aoife O’Donovan, Sara Watkins and Sarah Jarosz.
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