Monmouth University

Center for the Arts

Tuesday Night Record Club

Tuesday Night Record Club combines the intellectual atmosphere of a book club with the exciting and evolving world of music. Created as a result of the University’s affiliation with the Los Angeles-based GRAMMY Museum, the club brings music lovers together to analyze a new album each week. Participants are invited to explore the selected album’s cultural, political, artistic, and historical impact. Each 90-minute session features an expert panel and special guest moderator, and attendees are encouraged to listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss.

Upcoming Events

Tracy Chapman’s Tracy Chapman

Feb 5

7:30 PM
Wilson Auditorium

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

Tracy Chapman’s Tracy Chapman

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event! This event will feature Tracy Chapman’s Tracy Chapman.

Free/Register

The Clash’s London Calling

Mar 5

7:30 PM
Wilson Auditorium

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

The Clash’s London Calling

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event! This event will feature The Clash’s London Calling.

Free/Register

Steely Dan’s Aja

Apr 9

7:30 PM
Lauren K. Woods Theatre

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

Steely Dan’s Aja

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event! This event will feature Steely Dan’s Aja.

Free/Register

Bruce Springsteen’s Tunnel of Love

May 7

7:30 PM
Wilson Auditorium

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

Bruce Springsteen’s Tunnel of Love

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event! This event will feature Bruce Springsteen’s Tunnel of Love.

Free/Register

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Past Events

David Bowie’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

Dec 4 2018

7:30 PM
Wilson Auditorium

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

David Bowie’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event! This event will feature David Bowie’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.

Past Event

The Beatles’ THE WHITE ALBUM

Nov 6 2018

7:30 PM
Pollak Theatre

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

The Beatles’ THE WHITE ALBUM

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event! This event will feature The Beatles’ THE WHITE ALBUM.

Past Event

John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme

Oct 9 2018

7:30 PM
Lauren K. Woods Theatre

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event! This event will feature John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme.

Past Event

Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon

Sep 25 2018

7:30 PM
Wilson Auditorium

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event! This event will feature Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon.

Past Event

TUESDAY NIGHT RECORD CLUB: Bruce Springsteen, Darkness on the Edge of Town

Apr 10 2018

7:30 PM
Pollak Theatre

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

TUESDAY NIGHT RECORD CLUB: Bruce Springsteen, Darkness on the Edge of Town

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights in Woods Theatre to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event! This discussion will feature Bruce Springsteen Darkness on the Edge of Town.

Past Event

TUESDAY NIGHT RECORD CLUB: Radiohead, OK Computer

Mar 6 2018

7:30 PM
Wilson Auditorium

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

TUESDAY NIGHT RECORD CLUB: Radiohead, OK Computer

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights in Woods Theatre to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event!

This discussion will feature Radiohead OK Computer. This event is free but registration is required.

Past Event

TUESDAY NIGHT RECORD CLUB: Prince, Purple Rain

Feb 6 2018

7:30 PM
Lauren K. Woods Theatre

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

TUESDAY NIGHT RECORD CLUB: Prince, Purple Rain

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights in Woods Theatre to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event! This discussion will feature Prince Purple Rain.

Past Event

TUESDAY NIGHT RECORD CLUB: Miles Davis, Kind of Blue

Nov 28 2017

7:30 PM
Lauren K. Woods Theatre

Grammy Museum Affiliation

Tuesday Night Record Club

TUESDAY NIGHT RECORD CLUB: Miles Davis, Kind of Blue

It’s just like book club but with albums! With new advances in technology, the way we consume music through our devices, apps and on demand streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and iTunes is making the idea of the “album” as an art form extinct. Get together with other music enthusiasts on Tuesday nights in Woods Theatre to discuss some of the greatest records of all-time! Listen to the album beforehand and then come prepared to discuss… there will be special guest moderators and panelists at each event!
This discussion will feature Miles Davis Kind of Blue and the special guests will include: Ashley Kahn, American music historian, journalist, producer, and author of KIND OF BLUE, the making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece; and Jay Sweet, Musician and Adjunct Professor, Monmouth University’s Department of Music and Theatre.

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