School of Rock Montclair Presents First Fall Concerts

Shows will feature hits from genre-bending modern rock acts The Deftones and Rage Against The Machine.


School of Rock Montclair will present two tribute concerts this weekend featuring the music of the bands Rage Against The Machine and The Deftones. The shows will be the first of three themed concerts events presented by the School’s Performance Program students, who have been rehearsing their repertoires since July.

“In addition to having weekly 45 minute private lessons, our Performance Program students also rehearsed for three hours each week throughout the summer for these upcoming concerts,” says Phil Silverberg, general manager of School of Rock Montclair. “Their levels of commitment, talent, and passion are off the charts, and they’re going to rip the roof off in each of these amazing concerts.”

Rage Against The Machine merged grunge, hip-hop, and classic rock, and were one of most important bands of the 90s.  Students will perform a full range of the band’s best known hits, including “Bulls On Parade” and “Bombtrack”.  The Deftones, who were inspired by Rage Against The Machine, are one of today’s top-selling and most popular alt-rock bands, combining rock, reggae, metal, and hip-hop.  Featured songs will include the hits “Diamond Eyes” and “My Own Summer”.

Where: Just Jake’s, 30 Park Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042 & Parrish Hall/St. John’s Episcopal Church, 55 Montclair Ave., Montclair, NJ, 07042.

When: Saturday, September 29 at Just Jake’s (2:30PM) & Sunday,September 30 at St. John’s Episcopal Church (4:00PM).

Cost: Adults $10, 17 and under $5.

For more information about any of their autumn shows, contact School of Rock Montclair at (973) 337-5296. Tickets can be purchased in advance at School of Rock Montclair, 125 Valley Road, Montclair, or at the venue on the day of the show.

This information is from a press release issued by School of Rock Montclair.


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