Monmouth University

Center for the Arts

Past Event

Performing Arts Series

A Marvelous Night: The Music of Van Morrison

New Jersey’s favorite entertainers will take the stage to share the music of Van Morrison with their friends. Legendary front man Rob Paparozzi (Original Blues Brothers Band, Blood Sweat ‘n Tears) and Master Song Stylist Pat Guadagno (BobFest, The Candle Brothers) will lead an all-star band on a musical journey through the lifework of one of the most influential and unusual artists of our time. Last year’s capacity crowd was mesmerized by an eclectic selection of Morrison’s mystical compositions, performed by an ensemble of Jersey musical nobility that included Pam McCoy, Steven Delopoulos (Burlap to Cashmere) Irish Tenor Steve Reilly, Michael Ghegan (Michael Jackson Cirque de Soleil), John Korba, (Hall & Oates, Phoebe Snow, Roseanne Cash) Tom Labella, Joe Bellia & Jillian Reyes McCoy (John Bon Jovi’s Kings of Suburbia). The memorable evening was highlighted by a surprise visit from ‘the worlds most recorded drummer’ Bernard “Pretty” Purdie. The whole crew is back for a transcendental evening of genre defying music presented by Charles Moran and Christopher Neary on what is sure to be A Marvelous Night ….. You will be healed!
 
Rock it! is an organization for young musicians ages 8 to 18 will open the evening with a selection of Van Morrison songs.
 
 (Please note this is a rental event and gift certificates and ticket vouchers are not valid on this event)

Box Office: 732.263.6889

Oct29, 2016

8:00 PM

$25; $35; $55 (Gold Circle)

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