Music in the Genes; Fathers and Daughters Inspire Each Other
Musicians Charlotte Rose Benjamin and Zoe Zeeman have been friends since birth. Soon they head out on tour together for Charlotte's latest album, Dreamtina.
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Musical Duo Create Vineyard Tribute CD
Home with Molly and Mark, a 19-track collaboration between Island musicians Molly Conole and Mark Alan Lovewell, releases this Sunday with an album party at 7 p.m. at Island Music in Vineyard Haven.
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Island Musicians Bring Wintry Schubert Cycle to Life
In the mountain range of German art songs, spanning the middle ages to modern times, Franz Schubert’s Winterreise (Winter Journey) stands out as one of the pinnacles.
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Review: T.C.D.

I saw Joe Frenchfries at the T.C.D. concert the other night. He was sitting in the front row with the gang from the Black Dog. Enthusiastic fans, they all relished the typical T.C.D. pranks including midget Christmas carolers and a moped ridden through the audience.

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TCD Christmas Show Is Set

Timothy, Charles and Duane, or TCD as the group is best known to its contemporary musical audience, will give its second annual Christmas show in three performances this weekend at the Katharine Cornell Memorial Theatre in Tisbury. Show time begins at 8:30 Friday and Saturday evenings. A special matinee performance for Island children will be given at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Charles Esposito of the group said, “Santa Clause will be part of the show.” Mr. Clause is expected to play a central role in the matinee show Saturday.

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T.C.D.’s Antics Delight Ice Rink Benefit Crowd

Anything can happen at a T.C.D. concert - and it usually does. The three musicians, Timothy Maxwell, Charles Esposito and Duane Gieseman, have perfected a musical comedy act that keeps their audience breathlessly anticipating the next gig.

“Mr. Timothy Charles Duane” was in great form for their benefit concerts given last week to raise money for Martha’s Vineyard Arena Inc. Plenty of original music, a door prize drawing, the guest appearance of Santa, frequent costume changes and exuberant lighting effects made for a lively evening’s entertainment.

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Music and Meaning Lead Willy Mason Wherever the Road Takes Him

Singer/songwriter Willy Mason spent New Year’s Eve 2019 at Signal Corps Recording in Brooklyn. At 11:30 p.m., he, producer Noel Heroux, and sound engineer Rachel Alina completed mixing the songs that would become Mason’s new album, Already Dead. It was a good way to end one decade and usher in a new one.

Then the global pandemic hit.

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Covid Monologues Finale Nears
The Island-wide Covid Monologues project holds its final community reading event Saturday on Zoom.
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Vineyard Haven Again Named to National Top 10 for Arts
Vineyard Haven is number six on a list of the top arts-vibrant small communities in the United States—but the honor belongs to the Island as a whole.
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Island Rallies Around Sabrina Luening
Will Sennott
A benefit concert will be held at the Cardboard Box in Oak Bluffs on Saturday, Nov. 4. for Sabrina Luening, who is in a Boston hospital after suffering a stroke.
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