"Sundays on Stage" at the Burlington County Library (5 Pioneer Blvd., Westampton)
A series of one-hour concerts that are the perfect way to start (or end) your week. Planned with the assistance of Circle of Friends, an organization that brings musicians and music lovers together. Every Sunday at 2 p.m., from Sept. 15 through Dec. 15.
Hezekiah Jones, a collection of Philadelphia-area artists showcasing the songwriting talents of Raphael Cutrufollo, will share their mellow sounds.
Pete Donnelly, a South Jersey/Philadelphia-based musician/songwriter and founding member of The Figgs, and his band The Wise Easy, will perform music based on sturdy pop melodies that are a testament to his artistry.
The John Byrne Band, led by former Patrick’s Head frontman and Dublin native John Byrne, will present modern Celtic music that honors and expands upon the musical and lyrical traditions of his native and adopted homes.
Mark Fury and Friends will return for an afternoon of his special interpretation of enduring popular music from the American Songbook.
Mark Brown—a performer, producer and arranger who has toured the world and is currently based in Riverton—will perform jazz and blues with musician friends.
The Odessa Klezmer Band, under the direction of Ed Goldberg, will have the audience dancing in the aisles to the happy sounds of Eastern European, Latino, and Middle Eastern music, and, perhaps, even a polka or czardas.
Lili Anel, singer/songwriter/recording artist, described by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a “vocal powerhouse,” will perform music that reflects her New York upbringing and Afro-Cuban roots.
Mark Fury will add a bit of romance to Sunday afternoon with favorite love songs.
Singer/guitarist John “Giovanni” Padovano will perform poetic songs based on his last three albums—“Solo Recordings at Baroque Park,” “At Poesia and Chanson” and “Vedo Mandaradoni di Limbadi”—along with other compositions selected from his 19 original song collections.
South Jersey Youth Orchestra and Friends, now in their 21st season, is a multi-generational symphony orchestra with members ranging in age from 8 to 88.
Matt Turk is a veteran performer who has engaged audiences around the world as an acoustic folk troubadour. He has shared the stage with Judy Collins, Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Norah Jones, Hot Tuna, Ellis Marsalis and many more. He has performed and toured throughout the U.S., Israel, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. Matt's latest record, American Preservation, placed at no. 20 on the folk/DJ charts and is a collection of traditional standards.
The Jersey Sound Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, will sing barbershop harmony, a true American art form. Sit back and enjoy a repertoire of old-time favorites, pop, and jazz with women’s voices singing a cappella four-part harmony.
Provided by Burlington County Library